Saturday, 10 October 2009

Quilt Festival


Amy at Park City Girl is hosting her Bloggers Festival of Quilts and this time I get to join in! Last time I had not even completed my first quilt and did not even have a blog - so much has changed since then! I don't have masses of quilts to choose from as I am still so knew to quilting, so I will tell you about my first quilt. It was made using a tutorial by Oh Fransson and was my first effort using a pattern, modern fabrics, binding and well everything really!
I loved the process of choosing my fabrics (the Amy Butler Belle is my favourite) and seeing my quilt slowly come together.



Surprisingly my favourite part was making and sewing the binding - I was expecting to dislike that bit but found it really relaxing.

So there you go - my first quilt! Have fun looking at all the amazing quilts at the festival.



23 comments:

  1. I love the fabrics in this one! And that quilting must've taken you forever!!
    margaret
    www.quiltsoflove.blogspot.com

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  2. What unique colors. I'll be looking for these amy butler fabrics at my 2 favorites shops! What a unique way to roll the quilt for a photo of the bound edge! I'll have to try that sometime soon.

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  3. oh i like this quilt and the bold and bright colours. great quilting too! You must be a natural quilter

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  4. Awesome quilt! Love the colors!

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  5. I cannot believe this is your first quilt; it's fabulous! I love the colour combination and the quilting.

    I cannot believe you love the binding part either:-)

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  6. I like making the binding too! This is a fun and happy quilt and you should be proud of your work. Thanks for sharing your quilt's story.

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  7. Love your wonderful first quilt!
    Thank you for sharing.

    Geni
    @ Loose Ends

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  8. What a beautiful quilt! I love the color scheme :)

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  9. This is a fantastic first quilt! I love the colors.

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  10. Wow -- what a great first quilt Jo! The colors are beautiful, and I love the way you quilted it!

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  11. That is very striking and so colorful. Great job on your first quilt.

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  12. Love this! The quilting is amazing. And I really like the colors you used. Great job!

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  13. Beautiful Quilt. Love the colors, love the fabrics, love the design.

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

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  14. Wow great fabric and colors! Very vivid. I'm trying to make my way to all the blogs on the quilt festival.

    Jocelyn
    http://happycottagequilter.blogspot.com/

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  15. Really awesome quilt! Great colours and super for your first quilt.

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  16. oh i love the bright colors this is so pretty

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  17. Congratulions on your first quilt. You did a fabulous job!!! The colors are beautiful. Love the backing. Thanks for sharing.

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  18. Those are such beautiful bright colors!

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