Monday, May 20, 2013

Entering 'Sew Charming' Into the Blogger's Quilt Festival

My apologies for posting about this quilt again so quickly, but I just couldn't resist entering it into the Blogger's Quilt Festival over at Amy's Creative Side.  Next time around I should work on being more prepared for the Festival.  Maybe try the sneak approach instead of posting about every step of the process along the way?*wink
Sew Charming
I'm entering this quilt into the Scrap Quilt category.  This particular quilt came together very fast over the course of about a week.  I saw a picture of a lovely, springy looking quilt that made me remember a little stack of 9-patch blocks leftover from a previous project.
Looking very scrappy
I've devised several different quilt ideas in my head for these little orphaned quilt blocks through the last several months, but nothing ever 'took' until I got started with this project. Not that I ever really tried very hard of course!
Playing with the 9-patches
My mom generously rescued me with my border fabric dilemma (I don't have a lot of big pieces of fabric or very much bright, young or fun fabrics either) and I was able to gift it to a young friend in plenty of time for her graduation party.
My crazy bright back.
It came out to about 55" square which is a little small for a lap quilt, but I absolutely love the cheerfulness it exudes and I'm pretty sure it has found a good home.  Go ahead and click on over to the Spring 2013 Blogger's Quilt Festival for some wonderful eye candy.  You know you want to!

9 comments:

  1. I didn't have anything ready for the festival - glad to see this one in it!

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  2. Looks very pretty and cuddly - well done!

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  3. Very pretty - great rescue of orphaned blocks!

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  4. Every day the sticky note that says "post blog fest entry" just stares at me!! So good for you for jumping in! I might have already mentioned how much I like this quilt. :)

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  5. I'd never have believed these blocks weren't originally meant for this quilt! The yellow sashing and the blue border complement the blocks so well! It's really lovely :)

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  6. Looks fabulous, and I really like that it is on point! The sashing is perfect too! Great entry into the festival!

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  7. Its wonderful to see this happy quilt again! Even the backing is bright and beautiful!!

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  8. audacieux choix du tissus à fleurs pour la bordure mais ensemble réussi ,félicitations

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  9. Ooo... I'm diggin' this! I have a pile of 9-patches that have been languishing, waiting for some inspiration to hit. Your setting is a lot of fun! I just love the bright tones in this quilt-- it is begging for a good snuggle. What a special gift!

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