Sunday, October 28, 2012

Blogger's Quilt Festival - Fall2012

This past spring I entered the Blogger's Quilt Festival hosted by Amy's Creative Side blog with the very First Quilt I ever made.  The contest is here again and I couldn't decide what  quilt to enter.  If you're looking for some Quilt and Artistic inspiration, I advise you to go and visit the contest!  There are so many beautiful quilts and inspirational stories, you are sure to have fun.  I've already been browsing through all the selections and my mouth just drops open with all the talent!  Oh how I love the quilting world.  :)


After much thought, I finally decide to enter my Dresden Baby Quilt.  (after all, Dresdens are my favorite!) I machine pieced and quilted this little beauty on my home machine.  :) I machine and hand sewed the binding.

This little quilt is for my friend, I'll call her Mrs. Pretty (I don't use people's names in my blog except for mine and my hubby).  Actually, Mrs. Pretty is giving this little quilt to her friend who is having a little girl.  Mrs. Pretty's sister and I were best friends in our childhood school days.  We were always playing pranks and tricks on Mrs. Pretty (she's a couple years younger than we are).
One such prank involved a telephone call, a ketchup knife, and me and her sister hiding in the hall closet.  Oh dear, we were so mischievous!  Mrs. Pretty was a good sport, well actually, she threatened us from an inch of our lives!  hahaha I have such wonderful memories of these two ladies.  And when I'm with them, whether it's in person or on FB or blogging, I feel that I'm a young teenager again.  It doesn't matter how much time or space passes between us, I will always love them.  :)




Patchwork backing!  4" squares 




Sweet Little Flea Market!
Quilt Specifics

Size: 42" square
Style: Dresden Plate and Patchwork
Pieced and Quilted by:  Me
Best Category: Baby Quilt, Scrap Quilt, Home Machine Quilted

11 comments:

  1. I love this! The scrappy borders around the dresdens are great and the scrappy back is fabulous!

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  2. This is so soft looking! A lovely quilt and what a fabulous back too ; )

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  3. Adorable! Beautiful work and fabric choices.

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  4. I love dresdens, too. But the back of this quilt is just as pretty as the front. So fun to reminisce with old friends.

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  5. So much for baby to explore in this beautiful quilt - great job in every aspect of creating this treasure!

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  6. Gorgeous. The back is almost as pretty as the front. Well done!

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  7. Dresdens are my favorite too -- and this one is just gorgeous!

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  8. What a sweet, sweet quilt! I've not seen a Dresden done quite this way. They almost look like wreaths from a distant. Very nice!

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  9. So pretty! The soft colors are begging to be laid out for a picnic or snuggled in a chair with a book! Love it!!!

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  10. Congrats! You won! I saw your name on the list of winners!! Happy for you!!

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