Saturday, October 27, 2012

Bloggers Quilt Festival

Hi everyone,

You have probably seen this getting around already….


I know I have seen it on quite a few of the blogs I follow, so I thought I would join in the fun!

I am going to share my favourite finish for this year….


This is Ivy’s Quilt.

When I joined my first Bee last year I was a bit nervous about cutting up other peoples fabric and getting it wrong so I made practice blocks. But that didn’t give me 15 blocks.

Some of the other blocks come from the Quiltmakers 100 Blocks magazines and also from the Modern Blocks book.


Most of the fabric is Where The Wind Blows range and it is so perfect for a little girl!


This is the first quilt I quilted on the short-arm quilting machine I am babysitting for my SIL and I was so happy with how it turned out, no puckers on the back and even the strippy backing fabric stayed straight!


Quilt Stats

Size 54” x 82” (a good twin size)
Techniques – regular piecing, paper piecing, applique
Quilted by Myself
Best Category – probably Fav Bed Quilt

Tonight I am going to make a cuppa spend some time checking out the other quilts!

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Canadian Abroad said...

Love that these were all practice blocks. Practice made for one beautiful quilt!

Susan said...

I think the border fabric you chose is just perfect for this quilt! It gives your quilt a playful feel!

sherry said...

i really like the border

Roseanne said...

What a beautiful quilt well done to you.

Adrianne @ On the Windy Side said...

Wow, you have some great blocks in there - and its always nice to be able to actually make something from all those practice blocks. Very nice :-)

Rachaeldaisy said...

What a great idea to make practise blocks!! It's a gorgeous quilt! I love the little poem on the back.

CitricSugar said...

Practice blocks! Genius!

Gorgeous quilt.

Newbie Jen said...

great bee quilt! I love it.

Kirsten said...

Your quilt is beautiful - such a great idea to make practice blocks and turn them into something so lovely!

Mrs A said...

that is really beautiful, well done!

Quilting Babcia said...

Very sweet quilt! Love that label too!

straythreads said...

beautiful quilt love the fun bright fabrics ann

Nana said...

What a neat, colorful sampler. Love the fabrics.