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Circle Quilts

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  • Total submissions: 17
  • Total countries: 4
  • Total provinces: 3
  • Total states: 10

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Bouncing Baby Boy Bouncing Baby Boy
By: Amy, California, USA

This is a combination of reproduction and actual vintage fabrics. It was my first time at circles and my first hand-quilted project. The quilting is in little circles and tear-drop shapes. I gave it to a friend as a gift when she had her first child. She loves it!

Quilt size: width: 42" height: 42"

Bulls-eye Bulls-eye
By: Calicojoan, Colorado, USA

This was just a fun stash buster/free motion quilting practice quilt. I combined my love of raggy quilts to make this fun little quilt that I named Bulls-Eye. I love the dimension that developed as practiced quilting rocks. You can see more of the details in photos posted on my blog.

Quilt size: width: 31" height: 31"

Circle & Spin Circle & Spin
By: Jean, Iowa, USA

I designed this quilt as an easier alternative to piecing circles, to encourage others to try them. I love making it, and have made one for my daughter too.

Quilt size: width: 86" height: 98"

Circle the Squares Circle the Squares
By: wilmaNC, North Carolina, USA

I made this as a quilt for a small quilt swap. The colors were to be fall. Circles and squares are appliqued.

Quilt size: width: 18" height: 24"

Coming Full Circle Coming Full Circle
By: Ruth Oblinski, Ontario, Canada

I got back together with my Highschool Sweetheart after 37 years, and moved into his farmhouse!! This was the first quilt I made when I got here, made to go on the two storey stone fireplace.

Quilt size: width: 62" height: 62"

Dots in a Row Dots in a Row
By: Lee Dueck, Alberta, Canada

when I made this quilt I was way out of my comfort zone. funky fabric, machine applique, circles, & free motion flowers etc., all firsts for me. All these techniques were great learninng experiences on the journey of a quilter!

Quilt size: width: 40" height: 54"

Dresden Dreams for Jena Dresden Dreams for Jena
By: Shelley C, Maine, USA

I recently made this pink/brown dresden plate quilt for my newest soon to be granddaughter Jena. The quilting is freemotion and freehand…I need to invest in some basic stencils LOL! My first time deviating from SID or meandering.

Quilt size: width: 46" height: 48"

Endless Circles Endless Circles
By: Claudia, Illinois, USA

I made this quilt for a co-worker. I worked on this quilt for a few months. The pattern was in McCall’s Quilting but only for a throw size. I have to draw out the pattern to make it larger. I spent a lot of time cutting circles, but loved how it turned out. I also made it a Duvet Cover.

Quilt size: width: 90" height: 108"

Fruity Fandango Fruity Fandango
By: Linda, Florida, USA

My circles are broken!
I designed this in 2002 and was inspired by the fabric and the citrus that abounds in Florida. Pattern by Thistledown and Co. (me)

Quilt size: width: 33" height: 40"

Hayden's Quilt Hayden’s Quilt
By: Cherri House, Texas, USA

The double circles are created using Dale Fleming’s 6 minute circle method. The colored circles sprinkled across the chocolate brown quilt are fused, and stitched down. This quilt was made especially for sweet baby Hayden.

Quilt size: width: 55″" height: 60″"

Inside my head the ideas are spinning Inside my head the ideas are spinning
By: May Britt, Norway

I made this quilt long time ago when I saw a pattern in american patchwork and quilting. The whole quilt is hand stitched and hand quiltet with silk thread. I love circles and want to remake this quilt in other colours.

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 36"

Lena's Poppies Lena’s Poppies
By: Sharon Vrooman, New York, USA

Mexican Poppy designed by using paper circle-cut into 8ths and design pattern on 1 of the “pie” cuts and paper pieced. Main poppy and buds appliqued to background. Poppies, leaves, and coins quilted with metalic thread. Memory for my greatgrandmother-Lena who loved poppies

Quilt size: width: 32" height: 30"

Ornaments beneath the Tree Ornaments beneath the Tree
By: Jill Majers, Utah, USA

I designed and made this quilted tree skirt for my oldest son and his wife. I wanted it to be a happy, modern take on a tradition, so I chose lots of fun fabrics from Michael Miller. It features circles in the shape of the ornaments as well as in 4 of the fabrics. They loved it!

Quilt size: width: 56" height: 56"

Pie Quilt Pie Quilt
By: Susan Snooks, Australia

A paper pieced scrap quilt, a labour of love!

Quilt size: width: 48" height: 48"

Raindrops Raindrops
By: Laura Roth, Iowa, USA

Spending a Rain filled day Appliqueing Circles Large and Small alike. done

The Wall hanging is quilted with silver metallic thread in a angle pattern.

Quilt size: width: 18" height: 36"

Rising to the Top Rising to the Top
By: A. Carole Grant, British Columbia, Canada

Dupioni silk whole cloth, with circles quilted using various colored rayon threads. I used the colorwheel for the color placement of the large bubbles. Background quilted using grey rayon thread. A triangle was placed in one circle on the left, inked…an off center focal point.

Quilt size: width: 17" height: 22"

Sherbet in the Sky with Diamonds Sherbet in the Sky with Diamonds
By: Tammy Jewkes, Utah, USA

I made this in answer to a challenge to use a circle on a quilt. I also saw a project using silk flowers, so I added them to the quilt. I also added the sparkles to jazz it up. The colors remind me of sherbet…thus the name.

Quilt size: width: 26" height: 40"

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This post was published on April 9th, 2010. Post topics: Quilt Gallery.

6 Responses to “Circle Quilts”

  1. QuilterMary says:

    Love the color!

  2. Linda says:

    Way to go, I could not have come anywhere near anything so pretty

  3. Maria Molina says:

    Me encantan todos pero me inclino por el dentro de mi cabeza las ideas giran.

  4. Jana says:

    Krásne deky, aj ja mám jedny kruhy rozšité.

  5. Beautiful.. All of them.

  6. anonymous says:

    this are all some excellent quilt design.it’s really hard to pick one among all this but if some ask me to choose one then i will go for the Hayden’s Quilt.

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