sorority quilt

adpi4March 8, 2008

Here are some pix of my quilt I made for my neice who recently joined a sorority (Alpha Xi Delta). I donated it to the chapter. I spent a huge amount of time digitizing their crest & badge, and while it is hard to see, the applique gals have their own badges (one has the new member and the other has the "quill"). There is a heart shape with a girl holding a teddy bear (one of their symbols) and another with their philantropic organization's logo. The "sorority flower" is a pink rose, so I used a chanille strip product to contruct 3D pink roses. THe back side has the 10 founders' names embroidered in gold stars (because their "offical flag" had 10 gold stars to symbolize the founders).My thought was for the girls to sign the back to add their names to the those who started the organization.

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grammyp

What a fantastic quilt! I do hope they appreciate all the planning and work that went into that one. It should be hung in a place of honor in the sorority house. Congratulations on a very nice quilt.

beverly

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 11:00AM
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barbara_in_pa

I agree completely with Beverly's message!
Barbara

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 11:25AM
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gerizone5

That is gorgeous--a true treasure. I hope it's well appreciated.

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 11:42AM
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adpi4

thanks for your kind words.. I can't take full credit I modified a pattern from a book and used a different book (same author) for the applique gals...I was pretty excited how it turned out. I don't have any girls, so my nieces are the lucky recipients of my work.. I am going to have to start another sorority quilt for my other neice...

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 11:45AM
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vicky4x4

WOW! Very, Very nice!

Vicky

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 11:59AM
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nana24

This is wonderful. Like Grammyp said hope they have a small idea of how much you put into this. You have a right to be extremely proud of your work!!

Welcome to the forum!
Sally AKA Nana24

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 12:11PM
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rosajoe_gw

Beautiful!!! I know how much time goes into machine embroidery, I can not imagine trying to digitize too!!
Rosa

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 1:45PM
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sandra_ferguson

......you KNOW they can't grasp the amount of time and effort on your part that went into the making of this wonderful quilt, but WE do, and are suitably impressed! It is absolutely fabulous....

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 2:07PM
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easystitches

WOW, what a wonderful gift. Hope they find a great place for it to hang. You are so generous! Jill

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 4:44PM
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kathi_mdgd

Ditto what GrammyP/Beverly said.
Kathi

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 10:00PM
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nanajayne

A great job. You have to be very proud of your efforts as your niece and soroity members must be. You used a lot of immagination and creativity to create such a wonderful gift. TFS Jayne

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 10:06PM
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redpenny

What a fantastic quilt! I know how much time goes into machine embroidery congratulations on a gorgeous quilt!
Red

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 11:22PM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

You sure put a lot of detail into the quilt. I also ditto what Beverly said.

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   March 9, 2008 at 9:38PM
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