Thursday, September 22, 2016

2016 Bloggers Quilt Festival

What a fun thing Amy Ellis has put together!  Seeing everybody's favorite creations all at one time will be a most enjoyable blog reading experience!  Click on this  Bloggers Quilt Festival link to see the beauty!  I am going to enter because even though I'm a newbie and hardly made anything at all this year, there are still some random drawings for all participants so I'm going for it.  (too bad there isn't a category for newbies).

You can see my original post about this quilt here.

My entry was inspired by a pattern I liked in the 2013 May/June issue of Fons & Porter.  It is a pattern designed by  Kimberly Jolly called Strawberry Skies. 

Here are the fabrics I chose to use . . . 



And here is my miniature version of this design . . .





I forgot to take a picture of the back but it is a super soft minky-like fabric that just begs to be petted.  The end of this story is I made this quilt for my niece who was supposed to be having a girl but she came out a Calvin!   

Hope you all enjoy the Quilt Festival!  Please be sure to vote for your favorites in each category.  There are some gorgeous and very creative designs!

Blessed quilting!





12 comments:

  1. Your little quilt is beautiful Janice.

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  2. Nice to see this one again and glad it will be in the festival!

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  3. I love this quilt Janice, and you made such a good job of it. Such even quilting and it looks great with the design.

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  4. Very nice. Love that the girl ended up being Calvin.

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  5. Very nice. Love that the girl ended up being Calvin.

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  6. Very nice. Love that the girl ended up being Calvin.

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  7. I love this quilt! Such good fabric choices too. Good choice to enter into the festival! You did such a great job with it. You keep saying you were new to quilting with it, but I don't believe you. :)

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  8. Beautifully done! I love the fabrics and the quilting is perfect.

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  9. Hi sweetie you won my giveaway from Wont-to-bequilter , send me your address please , Congrats

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  10. Lovely, the fabric choices, the photos, and your words.

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  11. Lovely little quilt. The fabrics are so pretty and the birds just too cute.

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