Friday, September 6, 2013

For the Star Wars Fans Out There......

Earlier in the Summer, I was sent a picture and was asked if I could turn it into a quilt for a guys birthday present. Challenge accepted. It really wasn't much of a challenge as this was the picture I was sent. 



(I did not make this and do not know who did but it's awesome)

So I sketched it out, ordered some Kona in white, grey, and black, and went to work!


The part I enjoyed most was seeing it coming together on my wall....


All the strips were 6.5 inches wide....had to buy a new ruler for this but it was worth it. 



I also love the pixelation of it.  I sewed the strips together and then quilted it using Pellon's Nature's Touch 100% cotton batting (which I love) and Aurifil thread in black and white.


 I also quilt in a ship..
 And the dark side's symbol...
And another one...


Overall I was really happy with this quilt and had fun doing it. The orderer loved it and so did the recipient!!




I can only assume that he is smiling ear to ear behind the quilt.

What Star Wars Character would you like to see made into a quilt??



Enjoy your weekend!!

~Kim

6 comments:

  1. Kim, please make this pattern available and sell it. My husband is IN LOVE with it!

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    1. I would be happy to translate my work into readable English and pass it on!!

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  2. Fabulous quilt!! I love the detail you added in with your quilting!

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  3. I love this quilt! I hope you don't mind but I am going to make one for my boy for Christmas just like this! Thanks for the instructions!

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    1. I definitely believe that "Imitation Is The Best Form Of Flattery"!! Glad I could inspire you and let me know if you have any questions along the way!

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  4. What is the quilt size? I would love to make this for my grandson. Do you have pattern instructions available? Thank you

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