Saturday, October 10, 2009

My quilt entry.

Inspired by Kwiltmakr's post, this is the quilt I am entering in the Bloggers Quilt Festival 2009.

This quilt was made for a very special friend of mine Mill. She was moving to the US earlier this year and I wanted to make her something special that she could take with her and remember me by, as well as providing her new apartment with instant colour! I think I managed both with this quilt.


Each star is made from 1930's Repro fabric, with the plain colours being basic homespun fabrics. I had to have the quilt machine quilted as I just did not have the time to hand quilt it the way it needed to be quilted.

I was really happy with the result and the look on Mill's face was priceless when she unwrapped it!

If you want to enter one of your quilts, just visit: http://parkcitygirl.blogspot.com/

Sam xox

25 comments:

  1. That is a lovely quilt. For me you are the winner already :)))

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  2. A stunning quilt to showcase in the BQF. I like the colours - Hugs Natima

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  3. I love the fabrics in this one! And its a pattern I have wanted to do :-)
    margaret
    www.quiltsoflove.blogspot.com

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  4. What a lovely, colorful quilt. Thank you for sharing.

    Carol

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  5. What a wonderful gift for a friend!

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  6. Very pretty and full of life! Great color combinations. You did a great job! Mill is lucky to have you as a friend.

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  7. I am glad you entered and hope you enjoy looking at all the quilts. Your quilt did turn out very nice and the colors are terrific.

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  8. Beautiful quilt, such pretty colors. Glad to see some other myquiltblog members in the Bloggers Quilt Festival. Karen

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  9. I have been wondering where you have been, its nice to know that you are still here. The quilt is lovely, a beautiful gift for your friend. Patricia

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  10. Your fabrics really look nice with the yellow. What a nice quilting friend to give this away to your friend.

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  11. What a thoughtful gift for Mill. You definitely will add some beautiful color to her new apartment. She is certain to feel comfort under this one! ~ Sarah

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  12. What beautiful colors and a great quilt. You did super on this. Mill will think of you all the time with this in her life, and each time she will smile. You are a good friend Sam.

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  13. Just beautiful! It's so cheery and I love repro fabrics.

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  14. That is a warm and happy quilt and I'm sure your friend thinks of you every time she cuddles in it. Love that deep yellow, a hard color to find! Thanks for sharing your quilt's story.

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  15. Outstanding quilt! I don't think it's fair to wish anyone luck in this quilt competition so I can't. Hope you understand!

    Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    PS - GOOD LUCK and hope you win... but don't tell anyone I said that ;-)

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  16. This is lovely. Such happy colours! Your friend will definitely be able to think about you every time she looks at it.

    Arabella

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  17. This is lovely. Such happy colours! Your friend will definitely be able to think about you every time she looks at it.

    Arabella

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  18. Hey Sam,

    Finally I learn to cope with blogger. Great.
    How are you. Nice to see all your artworks. I couldn't make it. Beautiful.
    How was babysitting last days? I am looking forward to see you and Jamie again. We, Hiddo en I, realise that we are going soon. Such a pity, we had a great time.
    Are you still able to have a picnick or something tomorrow. Do you like the centenial park? Maybe we can sit over there somewhere if the weather is fine. If not, no problem, then we see you saturday.
    Cheers, Marjolein

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  19. What a thoughtful gift! I love the colors, so bright and cheery. Great pattern.

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  20. Love it!! What a beautiful cheery quilt. You were so sweet to make it for your friend.

    Jocelyn
    http://happycottagequilter.blogspot.com/

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  21. You are very talented. I love the colors, fabrics & design. Love, love, love it.

    Thanks for sharing and for participating in the Bloggers Quilt Festival.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  22. Hey Sam,

    How are you?
    Did you enjoy the Huntervalley?
    I hope you and jamie are fine.
    Best wishes from Holland.

    Marjolein

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  23. I love this cheerful choice of colors and the rounded pieces, I've never dared try them but what a fun pattern for me to try someday. Just found your blog and enjoy the quilts and the photos, thank you! COme by and visit me sometime!

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  24. What a lovely quilt and SPECIAL gift! Thanks for sharing. ; )

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