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Vote Now: Crazy Patchwork Quilts


Grab yourself a cup of coffee and browse this week’s gorgeous Crazy Patchwork Quilts. Thanks to everyone that has entered and shared their beautiful creations with us. Sheree’s Alchemy has donated two $25 gift certificates. Be sure to check out the gorgeous fabrics available in Sheree’s online store.

Now it’s time for you to vote for your favourite Crazy Patchwork Quilts!!

  • 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!

How to Vote:

  • Review the photos and stories below… there are lots, so you’ll need to scroll down to see them all.
  • Underneath the photos, you’ll see the names of all the quilts with a circular button** beside each one. Select the button for the quilt you want to vote for.
  • Then scroll down, all the way, until you get to the bottom of the names of quilts. Then press the vote button.

** Note: If you don’t see the circular buttons to vote, but instead see the voting results, that means someone on your IP Address already voted or that the voting period has ended. Shared IP Addresses are very common in home or work networks.

Quick stats:

  • Total submissions: 7
  • Total countries: 4
  • Total provinces: 0
  • Total states: 3

You can click on the photo to view a larger version.

Born on the 5th of July Born on the 5th of July
By: Sandi,
Minnesota, USA
Blog: A Legacy of Stitches

I began this piece in 2006 in patriotic colors for my son, born July 5, 1976. I only worked on it when I met with my “Tuesday Crazies” friends. I was determined to finish by Election Day, 2008, and I did. I embroidered Obama’s name that night but if McCain had won, his name would be on the piece.

Quilt size: width: 19" height: 15"

Crazy Pieced Quilt Crazy Pieced Quilt
By: Diane B,
Florida, USA
Blog: Sewman Maniac Quilter

I used all my left over orphan blocks cut them up and pieced with strips and squares to make this quilt. It was made during a difficult time in my life and was good therapy for me. This is my version of a crazy quilt as at the time, I thought I was going crazy.

Quilt size: width: 45″" height: 60"

Crazy Quilt Crazy Quilt
By: Anita Björk,
Blog: Anita’s Blog

I made this small quilt in january 2010 because I wanted to try to “quilt-as-you-go”.

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 36"

I love this jacket I love this jacket
By: Liesbeth Wessels,
Blog: Every body laughs in the same language

I made this jacket from all kinds of blue colours. I love to wear it. This is the way I could assemble my own fabric. It is sewn with several stitches.

The pattern is from a sewing magazine in the Netherlands, the collar is very special .

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 20"

No Pink Please! No Pink Please!
By: Toni Neilson,
New Zealand
Blog: Pinned Down

My daughter requested a girly quilt with definately no pink, so whats a Mother to do but fill it with purple lol.

Quilt size: width: 65" height: 80"

Schoonover's Heirloom Quilt Schoonover’s Heirloom Quilt
By: Cheryl Hartzog,
Florida, USA
Blog: Quilts and Art By Cheryl

I wanted a crazy quilt at Mom’s to drape over the sofa, so we all started some 8″ blocks a few years ago. Mom & I ended up doing most of the handwork, emboridery and ribbon work, we finished it and entered it in a quilt show, we won 1st place, that show was based on crazy quilts.

Quilt size: width: 52" height: 68"

She's Crazy in the Attic She’s Crazy in the Attic
By: Kathy,
Virginia, USA
Blog: sew-much-better

In the process of making a apple core quilt, I had these little pieces I couldn’t stand to throw away. I pieced them on 4 inch fabric backing. I then placed them in Attic windows. To make them stand out more I used black piping around each block. It is quilted by machine.

Quilt size: width: 35" height: 44"

Crazy Patchwork Quilts

  • I love this jacket (54%, 197 Votes)
  • Crazy Pieced Quilt (13%, 47 Votes)
  • Born on the 5th of July (12%, 43 Votes)
  • She's Crazy in the Attic (9%, 32 Votes)
  • Schoonover's Heirloom Quilt (7%, 27 Votes)
  • Crazy Quilt (4%, 13 Votes)
  • No Pink Please! (2%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 365

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Next week’s theme is Pets (Dogs, Cats, etc.). This could be a photo of your pet with a quilt or a quilt that represents your pet. Get your cameras out! Submit your quilt photo here.

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This post was published on November 5th, 2010. Post topics: Quilt Gallery, Special Features. Post tags: .

6 Responses to “Vote Now: Crazy Patchwork Quilts”

  1. Lindy Weber says:

    I was struck this morning, while reading the quilts’ stories, that half of this show and tell is the quilt and half the story of lives. What a connection this contest makes between quilters. I loved the setting ideas on several, esp., the desire to try quilt as you go. Thank you all for sharing. You are precious.

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  4. Tissus says:

    Unfortunately I missed this contest. Can’t wait for the next theme…Pets, great idea

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