Sunday, May 20, 2012

Bloggers' Quilt Festival 2012

Hi everyone!

Amy from Amy's Creative Side, is hosting the Bloggers Quilt Festival again.
This  is such a fun event.
I love seeing all the quilts that are shared.

Amy's Creative Side


The quilt I'm sharing today is:

My A+ lap quilt

This quilt is my own design.
I shared a tutorial here on how to make the simple blocks.


I wanted a quilt that was easy and fast to piece,
that had little fabric waste and could use fat quarters.
This quilt top used 12 fat quarters to make.
It can also be made using regular 1/4 yard cuts.
I dug into my Art Gallery fabric stash for the top, and used a coordinating fabric from my stash for the back and binding.
I quilted this quilt myself on my old Kenmore domestic sewing machine.
I love the way the quilting turned out.
I used a variegated purple thread.

Here's a close-up.


Here's the back;


I am proud to say that I only bought one fat quarter to finish this quilt.
The rest of the fabric is from my stash.
And this quilt never became a UFO for me.
I got it done over a few weeks.
This quilt is 48" X 64".

Well, have fun checking out all the quilts in the festival.

Hugs

16 comments:

sandra said...

Very beautiful Ariane, I love the colors and fabrics you used my fav. I am amazed at the quilting people do on just ordinary sewing machine. Congrats for a good job done.

Lisa said...

Love all the colors!

purduepam said...

Love that you used up what you had and designed your own pattern. Wonderful.

mngirltx said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog and commenting. Your quilt is so pretty...and how great that you were able to make it using your stash!!

CitricSugar said...

Very cool blocks! Love the quilting.

Charlotte said...

that's fantastic - the blocks are really lovely, and the palette is gorgeous!

Kate Brown said...

This is really pretty and I love the colors you chose! Beautifully done :)

Lonci said...

Very spectacular, i love this:)))

hafza said...

I love how you play with the colors...beautiful!!

Joanie's Quilts said...

What a lovely quilt. Love the colorways. Great job on the quilting! Thank you for stopping by my blog and commenting.

Robin said...

Beautiful! It feels good taking a project from start to finish without ever becoming a UFO. I need more projects like that in my life! :) I'll definitely be checking out your instructions too-- this is such a fun design! Thanks for sharing.

Lisa Klingbeil said...

Beautiful! I love that you shopped your own stash for the quilt - that is one of my goals this year. LOL.

Linda at Roscoe's Ma said...

I love your quilt and your design! Thanks for sharing the tutorial!

Nanette Merrill said...

What a great quilt and great colors.

Lynn Dykstra said...

Wonderful quilt--very well done. I will use your tutorial!

kavita sharma said...

Very nice quilt design ..and very attractive design ...good color combination...You have done great job.
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