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#1 diane gladys

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Posted 20 February 2007 - 02:47 PM

I made my grandsons tractor quilts for xmas last year.I looked all over for a tractor pattern but didn't find any so I made my own. The pics are here http://s150.photobuc...5/diane_gladys/ I took the tractors and sewed them on a quilt block.after the quilt was put together i just run stitching by machine around the blocks.You can quilt around the tractors but i didn't This is the Pattern Farm Tractor Row1-10-chain 31st.,sc in 2nd.ch.from hook sc10 rows even. Row-11-sc to end sc last 2st. tog Row12-sc first 2st tog.sc to end of row Row13- change colour sc to end of row sc2st tog Row14-sc2st.sc to end row changing back to orginal colour Row-15 sc to end of row sc last 2st tog Row-16- sc first 2st tog sc to end of row sc last 2st tog.end off. Wheels-Front wheels -ch4 join in a ring ch3 dc10 more in ring change colour dc 2dc in each dc around join.Join wheel in 4+5 ch from front. Large Back wheels ch4 join make 13dc in ring-Rnd2-make 2dcin each dc around join.Rnd3-ch2 hdc in same sp *hdc in next 2dc-2hdc in next dc*cont.around Rnd4- change colour *dc in next 2dc- 2dc in next dc*cont around Rnd5-dc in each st around join beyween11+12 row and in 7th st at bottom Muffler- join yarn in 6th st at top and sc in 5th st ch 1 turn sc in these 2st for 11 rows&fasten off Breather- join yarn in 6th st from muffler ch 1 sc in 5th st sc across both st 3 times ch3 sl st in 2nd ch from hook& next ch&st-chain 3 turn sc in 2nd ch from hook &across ch1 turn sc in next 4 st fasten off. Steering Wheel- join in coloured strip of body with sc ch 6 turn sl st in 3ch-ch4 sl sst across to centre fasten off hope you can follow this i had trouble lining up the words



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Posted 20 February 2007 - 03:05 PM

That is just so cute. I love that. It could make a cute afghan if you made a plain square and added that on. I love this...

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Posted 20 February 2007 - 04:12 PM

Very nice!

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 03:41 AM

This is cute!

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 04:55 AM

WOW! Great idea for a little boys afghan!:yes Thanks for sharing it with us!!!!:hug
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Posted 21 February 2007 - 05:46 AM

What a cute afghan/quilt!
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Posted 21 February 2007 - 07:09 AM

very nice! it's amazing how you did all those tractors! The locals down here would go crazy for your blankie!

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 10:55 AM

Your tractor quilt is a great piece! Very clever and it is so cute!
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Posted 21 February 2007 - 10:11 PM

is the only difference between your tractors the colors for each style?? (1 is red,the john deer 1 is green, etc) or is each 1 more different from each other than i can see off hand? Reason I ask, is, I was thinking of doing this for a cousin of mine and if each was a diff pattern, was going to ask for the others.


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Posted 21 February 2007 - 10:15 PM

The quilt is so cute!! You've done a marvelous job!
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Posted 22 February 2007 - 11:38 AM

to eyrthmother1 the tractors are all the same pattern i just changed the colours to match the make

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 11:53 AM

That is adorable!! I'm sure they loved it.
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Posted 22 February 2007 - 11:57 AM

oh i forgot 2 of them has a slightly larger front wheel to represent a front wheel asist just add another dc round before the sc finishing round and place in the same place as the little wheel

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 08:38 AM

One-of-a-Kind quilt!

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Posted 25 February 2007 - 03:37 PM

wow! very awesome tractors!

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 10:14 AM

I copy photos onto graph paper and use as guide to stitch into an afghan. Did John Deere tractor, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Arkansas razorback, Pooh, and the Tasmanian devil so far

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 11:25 AM

What a great idea! You could even crochet a blanket to look like a farm and place the tractors in the fields. Thanks for sharing!!

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 11:36 AM

Those are so cute. Great job and an even better idea!

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 12:29 PM

The "John Deere" one is perfect for all the "Deere" collectors in these parts. Thank so much.

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 07:03 PM

What a great gift for the boys, very nice job.

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