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Vote Now: Winter Fun


Thanks to all that entered their quilts in the Weekly Themed Quilt Contest. This week’s theme is Winter Fun.

Now it’s time for you to vote for your favourite!! The lucky winner with the most votes will a copy of the Quilter’s Cookbook.

  • Voting is open Friday – Sunday @ 11 p.m.
  • One vote per IP address (NOT email address), so have your family and friends cast a ballot for your favourite quilt (from home if you send it to coworkers)
  • Winner announced Monday!

Quick stats:

  • Total submissions: 10
  • Total countries: 2
  • Total provinces: 0
  • Total states: 8

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Finding the Right Tree Finding the Right Tree
By: Calicojoan,
Colorado, USA
Blog: MooseStash Quilting

When I saw this pattern I fell in love with it. It now hangs on my dining room wall to entertain everyone! It’s gotten many laughs. :-)

Quilt size: width: 40″" height: 24″"

Icicles Icicles
By: Sandi Walton,
Wisconsin, USA
Blog: Piecemeal Quilts

This quilt is made from the Moda line called Let It Snow. I foundation pieced it using a freezer paper method. It started as an EQ6 project, and I couldn’t decide which colorway to choose. A local quilt shop had these beautiful batiks, and when they asked me to write a pattern, my decision was made.

Quilt size: width: 50" height: 62"

King of the Forest King of the Forest
By: Megan M.,
California, USA

This was from a block of the month by the Twiddletails blog, titled ‘Geese in the Forest’. I crowned the applique snowman the king.

Quilt size: width: 46" height: 64"

Let it snow Let it snow
By: Katrien Pattyn,

little quilt, applique with feston stitch.
I maked this one end of 2008.

Quilt size: width: 35" height: 20"

Pause In Silence Pause In Silence
By: Julie Bagamary,
North Carolina, USA
Blog: Julie Bagamary

Created and pieced completely by hand, this winter scene depicts a tiny racoon pausing in the silence of a Winter’s Forest. The paws in the border were hand stamped and the whole piece is hand quilted.

Quilt size: width: 33" height: 29"

Snow Day Snow Day
By: Bev Bryan,
Oklahoma, USA
Blog: 44th Street Quilting

This little quilt was inspired by years of dressing little ones to go out in the snow. Here’s the poem that is on the back of the quilt: FINALLY HE’S DRESSED TO GO OUT AND PLAY; HE RUNS OUT INTO THE SNOWY DAY; BEFORE I POUR MY COFFEE HE COMES IN TO SAY; “I’D LIKE TO STAY IN FOR A MINUTE, OKAY”?

Quilt size: width: 39" height: 52"

Snowman Snowman
By: Maya,
California, USA
Blog: Passing Precious Time

I made this mini quilt for my neighbor. It is from a pattern by Cindi Edgerton. Those tiny pieces were a challenge, but it was well worth it.
Blogged here – http://hobby.pavanashree.org/2009/03/19/snowman.

Quilt size: width: 16" height: 19"

Snuggle Snowmen Snuggle Snowmen
By: Natalia Bonner,
Utah, USA
Blog: Piece N Quilt

My mom & I have always loved snowmen. She came up with the idea and I pieced this quilt. We used Authentic materials. This is our original design and you can find the complete tutorial on our blog!

Quilt size: width: 44" height: 64"

Winter Friends Winter Friends
By: Carole Baker,
Arizona, USA
Blog: Caroles Sewing

Snowman Friends. This is a picture quilt. The blocks are all done separately and then pieced together for get the whole picture. This is machine applique and embroidery. The design is by Anita Goodesign.

Quilt size: width: 45" height: 45"

Winter Table Runner Winter Table Runner
By: Debi Rodriguez,
Nevada, USA
Blog: Desert Quilts

I was given these fabrics in our 2009 Holiday Gift Exchange and thought they were perfect for a table runner I wanted to make.

It’s from http://thehappyzombie.com/blog/?p=212 and it’s called Jingle Jolly table runner.

Quilt size: width: 40" height: 16"

Winter Fun

  • Let it snow (24%, 51 Votes)
  • Winter Friends (16%, 34 Votes)
  • Pause In Silence (12%, 26 Votes)
  • Finding the Right Tree (11%, 24 Votes)
  • Snow Day (11%, 23 Votes)
  • King of the Forest (9%, 18 Votes)
  • Icicles (8%, 16 Votes)
  • Snuggle Snowmen (5%, 11 Votes)
  • Snowman (4%, 8 Votes)
  • Winter Table Runner (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 211

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P.S. You can also leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of the Cookbook.

P.S.S. Next week’s theme is Two-Coloured Quilts. Get your cameras out.

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This post was published on January 22nd, 2010. Post topics: Quilt Gallery, Special Features. Post tags: .

One Response to “Vote Now: Winter Fun”

  1. […] to Katrien Pattyn of Belgium for winning last week’s weekly themed quilt contest, Winter Fun, with her super cute quilt Let it snow. Congrats too to Shiela C. for her winter fun comment left […]

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