Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Presidential Challenge -- The Underpants Project

Our local quilt guild had a "presidential challenge".  They called it this because we were supposed to work on them around Presidents' Day.  They are really for a quilt show in July.  The challenge was to use a magazine page to inspire us to create a 30" x 30" (or so) quilt.  I thought I would kill two birds with one stone (as I often try to do) and use my Underpants Project block to make this quilt.

 
I used this applique tool.  It's called Judy's Applique Gem.  I got it here at Gadget Girls.  I thought it would make a nice stocking stuffer for me a couple years ago at Christmas.  This is the first time I used it.  It was really nice to help me follow the unusual curve of the underpants.  The little straight part of the ruler also helped me with the straight part. 
 
I did a simple outline of the panties and then just a small stippling everywhere else.

 
Here's the ad I'm going to put with it for the show:
 
 
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3 comments:

  1. I think this is a cute quilt! It would be good for toddlers who are being potty trained! Doesn't everyone bribe their kids with cute undies to help with potty training?

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  2. That ad will be so funny with the quilt. I don't know where you got the idea for the quilt, but it is plain fun.

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