Friday, October 09, 2009

BLOGGER QUILT FESTIVAL

Come one come all and have a look at the most fantastic list of quilting the world has ever seen....
Did I get your attention.
Amy aka parkcitygirl is hosting the Fall Quilt Festival 2009. A wonderful collection of quilts on blogs from all over the world. Anyone is eligible to enter so go and have a look, or if you don't want to enter just go and browse through the list of entrants, it will blow your mind.
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My entry is this wonderful Double Wedding Ring quilt that I made for my brother when we went over to Baltimore USA for his wedding in June 2008. He and the lovely Mary tell me they treasure it and are using it as I have asked them to. I always get cranky when my quilts don't get used.
I used 2 Moda Shangri-La Jelly rolls for the rings and quilters muslin for the background, it was professionaly quilted and then I did the binding during the evenings in our Hotel room in the 2 weeks before the wedding.
The photo is a little odd as I had to take it on the floor of the Hotel room. But the 2nd photo is the best, they unwrapped it specially at their reception so I could take a photo of them in their quilt and their wedding finery.


So head over to have a look at some of the entries, its so worth the time and there are some great sponsors that have donated prizes.

25 comments:

Zonnah said...

It is beautiful!

Kaye Prince said...

This is such a beautiful quilt! You did a great job and I'm sure your brother and his wife will treasure it always.

Mary-Kay said...

Very beautiful! I just love double wedding ring quilts.

Melissa said...

That is a picture worth framing! Would make a wonderful first anniversary gift!

badlandsquilts said...

what a lovely and generous gift...

Emma said...

It's a beautiful quilt and a wonderful gift.

Cara said...

Gorgeous! I love Wedding Rong quilts, and I'm so glad they use it, nothing better than sleeping under something made with love.

Heather said...

So much work and I know those smiles are worth every little cut and stitch.

SewCalGal said...

Beautiful Quilt. Thanks for participating in the Blogger's Quilt Festival.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Roslyn said...

Lovely work.You have way more patience than I-I began a DWR & never got beyond half a dozen blocks. I do have an antique one though...... because I will never make one myself.

Deborah said...

Lovely quilt! I made a dwr quilt, wall hanging size, once and only once and still do not plan to ever make one again.

Rebecka said...

Love the photo of your brother and his wife wrapped in the quilt. I agree quilts are to be used! Your quilt is beautiful!

upstateLisa said...

unbelievable! a double wedding ring is no small feat! gorgeous!

Martine said...

un grand classique très bien réalisé ,superbe

Rene' said...

I love the picture of the quilt with the happy couple. I agree that quilts should be used. I gave one to my dad who says he brings it out when company arrives. Thanks for sharing.

MARIKA said...

Very beautiful quilt !!

Marika

AnnieO said...

That's a gorgeous quilt and their happy smiles say how much they love it. Thanks for sharing your quilt's story.

Sara said...

Lovely! I've always wanted a double wedding ring quilt. Unfortunately, I am the only quilter in my famil and this pattern intimidates me.
Well done!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Very beautiful!

quiltmom said...

Bec,
Your wedding quilt is stunning- and not for the faint of heart to make. You did an absolutely fabulous job - It is a real challenge to get everything to lay flat with all those curves -Did you paper piece it? I have a wedding ring quilt pattern by Judy Niemeyer that you paper piece but have not made it yet- It is on my list to do.
Thanks for sharing your gorgeous piece- the photo shows how much it is loved.
Regards,
Anna

Cynthia said...

What a truly beautiful piece - and such a blessing for the happy couple. You do wonderful work.

Leah said...

Lovely quilt Bec :) You're one of the winners on Amy's blog (Park city girl) so pop over there and email her tonight :)

sewpam63 said...

Such a GORGEOUS Wedding Ring quilt and WEDDING gift!!! The couple looks pleased as punch with it! : )

Diane said...

Beautiful quilt, and you were one of the winners? Congrats!!!

ivoryspring said...

Your double wedding ring quilt is to die for!

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