Quilting Around The World
Quilting Forum Quilt Group Quilting Forum Quilt Group Quilting Forum Quilt Group Quilting Forum Quilt Group Quilting Forum Quilt Group Quilting Forum Quilt Group Quilting Forum Quilt Group
Welcome Guest! To enable all features please Login or Register.

Notification

Icon
Error

7 Pages«<34567>
JackieH
#85 Posted : Thursday, October 22, 2015 9:39:05 AM(UTC)
JackieH

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 2/6/2014(UTC)
Posts: 3,187
Location: North Idaho

Go Brenda Go 

Jacy
gini
#86 Posted : Thursday, October 22, 2015 9:43:50 AM(UTC)
gini

Rank: Member

Joined: 2/6/2014(UTC)
Posts: 743
Location: north idaho

I have my background washed and ready, but I have twelve barns to make first and a Halloween party to get ready for
Brenda
#87 Posted : Thursday, October 29, 2015 10:07:26 AM(UTC)
Brenda

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 2/14/2014(UTC)
Posts: 2,100
Location: Ramona

My Dear Jane blocks are in the case heading to mini retreat !

Brenda

A fat quarter has fewer calories than a hot fudge sundae!

GrandmaTaz
#88 Posted : Thursday, October 29, 2015 12:19:57 PM(UTC)
GrandmaTaz

Rank: Member

Joined: 10/29/2010(UTC)
Posts: 2,837
Location: New Mexico

Wow Brenda that's great. I hope you get a lot done at the retreat.

Jeanne

SoBuzy
#89 Posted : Tuesday, December 15, 2015 9:17:26 AM(UTC)
SoBuzy

Rank: Member

Joined: 2/27/2014(UTC)
Posts: 475
Location: Lake Ozark, MO

Very impressive! Beautiful Patricia Faye! I have the book but afraid to open it! I, too, start way to much and then put it aside but sure do love seeing those who complete one. Wow to both of your gorgeous quilts! And Benda, your blocks are beautiful- hope your little mini retreat went well and you were able to add a few more!
Veronica
#90 Posted : Monday, December 21, 2015 11:46:27 PM(UTC)
Veronica

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 11/15/2006(UTC)
Posts: 2,901
Location: Oregon

Is anyone planning on working on their Dear Jane quilt in 2016?  I have a goal to make one block a week.  I think it is a very achievable goal and will get me much closer to having all the blocks done.

JackieH
#91 Posted : Monday, December 21, 2015 11:51:10 PM(UTC)
JackieH

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 2/6/2014(UTC)
Posts: 3,187
Location: North Idaho

I need to pull mine out. I haven't worked on it for a while. With just a little effort I could have a finished top.

Jacy
Veronica
#92 Posted : Sunday, December 27, 2015 10:10:37 PM(UTC)
Veronica

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 11/15/2006(UTC)
Posts: 2,901
Location: Oregon

I made a chart to get ready to make the Dear Jane blocks for the year.





Number Date Block Pieces Finished Color
1 1/9        
2 1/16        
3 1/23        
4 1/30        
5 2/6        
6 2/13        
7 2/20        
8 2/27        
9 3/5        
10 3/12        
11 3/19        
12 3/26        
13 4/2        
14 4/9        
15 4/16        
16 4/23        
17 4/30        
18 5/7        
19 5/14        
20 5/21        
21 5/28        
22 6/4        
23 6/11        
24 6/18        
25 6/25        
26 7/2        
27 7/9        
28 7/16        
29 7/23        
30 7/30        
31 8/6        
32 8/13        
33 8/20        
34 8/27        
35 9/3        
36 9/10        
37 9/17        
38 9/24        
39 10/1        
40 10/8        
41 10/15        
42 10/22        
43 10/29        
44 11/5        
45 11/12        
46 11/19        
47 11/26        
48 12/3        
49 12/10        
50 12/17        
51 12/24        
52 12/31        
Brenda
#93 Posted : Monday, December 28, 2015 1:08:11 AM(UTC)
Brenda

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 2/14/2014(UTC)
Posts: 2,100
Location: Ramona

Jackie

We all need to get out the Dear Janes and get on the stick as my grandma would say, lol

Brenda

A fat quarter has fewer calories than a hot fudge sundae!

mimi2jefftye
#94 Posted : Monday, December 28, 2015 3:17:28 PM(UTC)
mimi2jefftye

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 12/3/2007(UTC)
Posts: 4,001
Location: FL, USA

I really need to pull mine out too!

My sewing machine is calling me and today I hope to listen! Sally
Veronica
#95 Posted : Tuesday, January 5, 2016 10:56:46 PM(UTC)
Veronica

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 11/15/2006(UTC)
Posts: 2,901
Location: Oregon

I started working on block I-4.  I haven't done applique for quite a while and it shows.  Oh, well.  It's done now and I'm not taking it out.  I should have the block done in a day or two.

GardenGal
#96 Posted : Wednesday, January 6, 2016 9:07:10 AM(UTC)
GardenGal

Rank: Administration

Joined: 11/18/2002(UTC)
Posts: 8,230
Location: Memphis!

Way to go Veronica!!!!

Come on Tess, find your way here and get that Jane project moving or turned into precious wall hangings some time in 2016!!  Get that off your plate.

During the year I will be posting my block count ( number of blocks hand quilted ).  52 is my goal !

gg-0

 



--
GrandmaTaz
#97 Posted : Wednesday, January 6, 2016 10:45:45 AM(UTC)
GrandmaTaz

Rank: Member

Joined: 10/29/2010(UTC)
Posts: 2,837
Location: New Mexico

I'm in awe of y'all who are doing this. I think I might be able to do one block but not all of them.

You go girls...

Jeanne

JackieH
#98 Posted : Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:10:49 PM(UTC)
JackieH

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 2/6/2014(UTC)
Posts: 3,187
Location: North Idaho

Go Veronica Go  

My Dear Jane is somewhere close by. I may not get to her this month I have too much on my plate. I'm thinking she needs to get on my February schedule before it gets full too.

Jacy
GardenGal
#99 Posted : Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:40:31 PM(UTC)
GardenGal

Rank: Administration

Joined: 11/18/2002(UTC)
Posts: 8,230
Location: Memphis!

YAY Jackie!!!!   knock the dust off of jane!!

 



--
Veronica
#100 Posted : Thursday, January 7, 2016 10:55:08 PM(UTC)
Veronica

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 11/15/2006(UTC)
Posts: 2,901
Location: Oregon

I don't generally like redoing blocks, but I have to redo the center of I-4.  I tried to make it according to tips I got from a blog which said I should applique the center onto the background.  Well, when you look closely at Jane's block the center is actually the background and some melons are appliqued onto it, like a cathedral window.  So, I'm making mine to look more like Jane's.  I think it will turn out much better.

GardenGal
#101 Posted : Friday, January 8, 2016 7:43:19 AM(UTC)
GardenGal

Rank: Administration

Joined: 11/18/2002(UTC)
Posts: 8,230
Location: Memphis!

Originally Posted by: Veronica Go to Quoted Post

I don't generally like redoing blocks, but I have to redo the center of I-4.  I tried to make it according to tips I got from a blog which said I should applique the center onto the background.  Well, when you look closely at Jane's block the center is actually the background and some melons are appliqued onto it, like a cathedral window.  So, I'm making mine to look more like Jane's.  I think it will turn out much better.

Don't blame you.. I found some in the book that were the same way... drafted differently from what Jane had done ...   I also tried to go with patterns that  were closer to her's.   Way to take the time and fix !!!

 



--
GardenGal
#102 Posted : Friday, January 8, 2016 9:15:00 AM(UTC)
GardenGal

Rank: Administration

Joined: 11/18/2002(UTC)
Posts: 8,230
Location: Memphis!

Decided to start my day by putting in an hour on DJ and was able to get a TRI quilted in just a bit over an hour  ( it was a solid spacer ). 

I think the next pieced tri will take well over 2 hours but I'm excited to be on block 3 already.  woohoo

gg

 



--
Veronica
#103 Posted : Friday, January 8, 2016 2:24:53 PM(UTC)
Veronica

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 11/15/2006(UTC)
Posts: 2,901
Location: Oregon

 Hooray, GG!  Keep it up!

GardenGal
#104 Posted : Saturday, January 9, 2016 9:29:16 AM(UTC)
GardenGal

Rank: Administration

Joined: 11/18/2002(UTC)
Posts: 8,230
Location: Memphis!

I am not proud of this but I am owning it, I have a "WORD" document that I've been keeping for my DJ journey.   Here is my first entry:

 

Nov 12, 2004

I just finished my first Jane Stickle block.  It was A-7 (Dad’s Plaids, 8 pieces) and it feels good to know I’m finally getting started on this quilt.  I bought the book in April and started collecting a few Civil War prints then and am currently swapping to increase my stash.  I intend to follow the colors that Jane used in the Trip Around the World format.  The larger the variety of fabrics in my quilt the happier I will be.   I did modify the pattern size slightly as the wedges were much larger than the ones Jane made for her block.  Mine are a tiny bit larger than Jane’s, but they are much smaller than the book called for.   I intend to make my blocks look as much like Jane’s as I can.  J     1,0,0,8  



--
jcorsbie
#105 Posted : Saturday, January 9, 2016 12:02:27 PM(UTC)
jcorsbie

Rank: Swaps Director & GSQ

Joined: 5/13/2010(UTC)
Posts: 5,961
Location: Home of the mighty Gators; Gainesville, FL USA

I want to start.  Every time I do something bad happens.  Maybe a leap year is time to do it.

jann

Always do more than is required of/from you. (My mom)
Rss Feed  Atom Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
7 Pages«<34567>
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You can delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

If you have any questions or problems, please send an email to gg at quiltingaroundtheworld.com
Powered by YAF 1.9.6.1 | YAF © 2003-2018, Yet Another Forum.NET