Sunday, November 25, 2012

Super Mario QAL: finished!



All finished!

The details;

  • All material is Prima quilting cotton from Spotlight and the wadding is low loft Bamboo also from Spotlight.
  • The blocks are from Cut to Pieces Mario quilt-along and I constructed them using a thin interfacing method from here .
  • Quilting is an allover loopy free motion stitch using a light grey cotton thread.

I found it pretty painstaking, cutting the interfacing apart so I could iron the seams open and flat took forever! But I am really happy with how it looks and I have all the materials to make another one for me.....maybe next year sometime!



Its an early Christmas present for my son who is a huge Mario fan (gets it from me, I still have the original Super Nintendo and games from the 1990's and the only computer game I play now is the Mario galaxy games :)

12 comments:

  1. Gosh, that looks awesome. It does seem that your son is a bit of a fan based on the pictures of him. Is this for his bed?

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    1. Yep its for his bed, it ended up about 2mx2m so it will hang down on each side but at least when he gets older and has a double/queen size bed it will still fit! He was a massive Mario fan a couple of years ago, now its all about Lego Ninjago (he spent today running around with a tshirt on his head being a ninja, lol), but he still loves Mario too :)

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    1. Thankyou! Now I need to work out how to make a tardis quilt for my daughter, how cool would that be!

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  3. Another great quilt - what kid wouldn't love that? Great job.

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  4. Your quilt is sooo one of my favorites. I just adore how it turned out. Thanks for playing along!

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  5. Lovely.. I am sure Ben is on top of the moon... Great job...

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