The theme for this week’s virtual quilt contest is Flying Geese. Now it’s time for you to vote for your favourite!!
The winner of this week’s contest will receive a $50 gift certificate from the Fat Quarter Shop.
- Voting is open Friday – Sunday @ 11:59 p.m.
- One vote per IP address (NOT email address), so have your family and friends cast a ballot for their favourite quilt (from home if you send it to coworkers)
- Winner announced Monday!
- Total submissions: 8
- Total countries: 4
- Total provinces: 1
- Total states: 4
You can click on the photo to view a larger version.
|Buffalo Bill Commemorative
By: Mary Valaika,
Made for my son, a “test” quilt with many new items and methods: used a wool batting, the new method of making flying geese, machine quilted myself using my tabletop machine. Buffalo Bill lived in my area, still a local celebrity, and a fascinating character.
Quilt size: width: 84" height: 102"
By: Jennifer Wilkins,
Pieced [not applique] from a design by Caryl Bryer Fallert, I used silver & shocking pink lame fabrics to add some extra zing, and am particularly pleased with the quilted swan and embroidered feather designs. Free motion feather quilted by me on a domestic sewing machine. The geese are silver lame.
Quilt size: width: 32" height: 32"
North Carolina, USA
Blog: Wilma’s World
Machine pieced and hand quilted. The large geese were pieced also. Took quite a while! It’s a king size quilt on my queen size bed, hangs to bed frame with a big pillow tuck. One of my favorite projects.
Quilt size: width: 112" height: 120"
|Geese in the Strawberry Patch
By: Monika Kinner-Whalen,
I made this for my youngest child – this was my first try at flying geese, and couldn’t resist the pretty strawberry fabric.
Quilt size: width: 45" height: 60"
Blog: Highway Cottage
I really like the circular flying geese pattten, so decided I need to make a quilt using that pattern, but upsized. So I made the pattern as big as I could. The central block is 21 inches square. I love the way this has turned out, but have learnt that upsizing that much makes it harder to make.
Quilt size: width: 56" height: 68"
By: Sharon Vrooman,
New York, USA
My 2 favorite blocks – free form houses and mini geese – make up this little quilt and utilize all those lovely bits of fabric you just hate to throw away. Each geese unit is 1 x 1/2″. Machine pieced, paper pieced , hand pieced and hand quilted.
Quilt size: width: 9.5" height: 9.5"
A fabric swap, many years ago, with Australian and Canadian quilters. I added the New Zealand fabric I had swapped with these ladies and some Pacific themed fabric from a local shop. It seemed fitting to do the foundation pieced flying geese – a Pacific migration!
Quilt size: width: 46.8" height: 50.4"
|Tulips and Geese
I made this quilt for an online quilting forum challenge. I had never done paper piecing before, nor had ever worked with curved pieces. I was quite happy with the way this turned out!
Quilt size: width: 24" height: 24"
- Flying Free (44%, 209 Votes)
- Geometrica (23%, 107 Votes)
- Flying Geese (20%, 93 Votes)
- Pacific Migration (9%, 44 Votes)
- Tulips and Geese (2%, 10 Votes)
- Buffalo Bill Commemorative (1%, 4 Votes)
- Going Home (1%, 4 Votes)
- Geese in the Strawberry Patch (1%, 3 Votes)
Total Voters: 474
Next week’s theme is Faith and Gratitude. I’m looking forward to seeing your beautiful quilts. Get your cameras out! Keep in mind that you may intepret the theme as you see fit. The story you include with your quilt can explain your interpretation.
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