Sunday, 12 June 2011

Family Tree quilt goes together

Gradually my Family Tree is coming together.

After adding a 1 1/4 inch border to every picture I was very unsure how to make all the different size photos fit together.

Chris [ usually called Mr Fixit ] suggested making them all either 6, 9, 12 or 15 inches plus the 1/2 inch for the seam allowance.

As I had been using a jelly roll I just added a strip to each side and then cut them down to various sizes.. all went together well except I had a 6 inch slot missing, so I added another photo of my in-laws wedding and I now have it ready to quilt.


Quilty Conscience said...

What a great project! And having received Block Lotto blocks from you I feel like I "know" you now! Toni

Gari said...

Oh, that came together beautifully. Your jelly roll just tied everything together. I am really impressed.

AnnieO said...

Wow, I clicked on the photo for the lovely closeup! All the photos look wonderful and the jelly roll fabric so sweet and charming. Congrats!

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