Friday, August 11, 2017

Challenge Quilt

My husband and I just returned from a month-long road trip…. we had a great time visiting family and friends across 14 states! Long times in a car also allow for the mind to recharge and refresh and I realized I've got lots of quilts to share on Fridays! When you're sewing for a book, or new pattern, or guild challenge, you can't really share much. I've got some new patterns in the works, but for today I'd like share a challenge quilt.

The Westside Quilters Guild is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and their challenge was to use ten solid fabrics in a quilt approximately 36'' square. At the same time, I was the featured quilter for the Krazy Horse Quilters Guild in Pendleton, Oregon and their theme was "not your grandmother's log cabin". I've had a pieced log cabin quilt designed for years and this seemed the perfect time to blend the two challenges.


The quilting is panto pattern Ba Da Boom by Patricia Ritter. I bought it from Urban Elementz. I'm open to naming suggestions for this quilt if you've got one! For now, I'm calling it the 2017 Challenge Quilt. Brilliant, right? :)

12 comments:

  1. Cool, design using Log Cabins and Hsts.

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  2. Fly Away Home, Fly Away for the Flying Geese, and Home for the Log Cabin. It's just beautiful!

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  3. "Vibrations" ....your quilt just vibrates to my eyes.

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  4. What a cool design and use of color. I like Ursula's idea of Vibrations, but what about "Good Vibrations."

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  5. Stunning, simply stunning--whatever you call it!!

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    1. Thanks, Mona. I work with Civil War fabric a lot, so this was quite a departure for me!

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  6. This is a fantastic quilt, Joyce! Your colors just sing. I want to put in my vote for "vibrations". The quilt really does ripple.

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  7. I love this design, its so hypnotizing. You make me want to buy one right now! This is gonna be my winter clothing buy this winter! I cant wait for winter to come.

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