Designing An Oversized Throw Quilt For My Daughter As A Birthday Gift

1389 WordsOct 13, 20146 Pages
Elizebeth Putnam A00378052 Section One: Chain Model 1. I would like to make an oversized throw quilt for my daughter as a birthday gift. 2. a) choose a quilt pattern, b) decide on a color palette and fabric, c) cut out fabric pieces, d) sew pieces together, add batting and quilt back, e) send to quilter, and f) bind quilt to finish. 3. In order to accomplish this project for my daughter I will need $205 to cover the costs of supplies and quilter’s fee. It will take approximately 18 hours for my labor and one hour for the quilters to finish the quilt. The space in my schedule is limited and my daughter 's birthday is four weeks away, so the 18 hours will be divided into 6 hours per weekend for a total of three weekends. 4. Using the Chain model I was able to simplify the decision process by listing the steps necessary to accomplish my task. It also allowed me to see the whole scope of the project. After making a list I saw what supplies and tools would be needed as well as what I already had on hand. This helped keep me from buying too much fabric and spending more money than was needed. Over all I was able to speed up the decision process saving time and minimizing errors. 5. Using the Chain model I decided on a bright multicolored pattern with appliquéd flowers through the center. This is a simple quilt which I will be able to accomplish in the short amount of time available and within my budget. Section Two: T-Grid Model 1. Should my husband and I

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