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Thanksgiving/Gratitude Quilts

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  • Total submissions: 14
  • Total countries: 2
  • Total provinces: 1
  • Total states: 11

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A thankful time A thankful time
By: StitchinRN, Arizona, USA

My table runner is for my coffee table. It was made from a panel, quilted and pieced by me.

I have put this topper on the table at the beginning of the fall season to bring me comfort and remind me of my blessings.

Quilt size: width: 22" height: 36"

Blue Plate Special Blue Plate Special
By: PURRFECT SPOTS, Florida, USA

Blue Plates are a natural on a yellow tablecloth to serve dinner. Blue Plate Specials are specially priced main courses found in inexpensive restaurants. The term originated in the 1930’s as diners used the plates to promote specials. The plates made during the depression were disposable & blue!

Quilt size: width: 38" height: 50"

Fall Pumpkin Wallhanging Fall Pumpkin Wallhanging
By: Darlene Gerber, Ohio, USA

I designed this wall hanging using EQ7 and a Quiltmaker quilting stencil. I hand embroidered the center and then added the Marti and Me Club Twinkling Stars to the borders. It is 36″ x 36″ and just fits on the back of my front door! It brightens up the hallway and wishes everyone a Happy Holiday.

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 36"

Fall Wall Quilt Fall Wall Quilt
By: Ann, Oregon, USA

This wallhanging was from a purchased pattern. I used a combination of fusible and hand applique and embroidery of the leaf veins.

Quilt size: width: 28" height: 33"

Give Thanks (Mary) Give Thanks (Mary)
By: Mary, South Dakota, USA

A reminder to give thanks every day.

Quilt size: width: 20" height: 15"

Give Thanks (Sheila) Give Thanks (Sheila)
By: Sheila, Nova Scotia, Canada

I made this little quilt a number of years ago from a pattern in a magazine , sorry I do not remember the magazine .I dedicated this quilt in our church in memory of my Aunt Margaret and Uncle Henry .

Quilt size: width: 30" height: 20"

Gobble, Gobble! Gobble, Gobble!
By: Patty D., North Carolina, USA

This quilt is in celebration of our first family Thanksgiving here in NC. Usually, we travel to visit extended family. This year, my son is coming home from his first year at college so we decided to stay home. Enjoy your holiday with family and friends.

Quilt size: width: 21" height: 21"

Harvest Pumpkins Harvest Pumpkins
By: Calicojoan, Colorado, USA

After converting this wall hanging into a table runner for an online swap, I had to make one for myself. The fall colors bring such warmth into my home. I may never take it down.

Quilt size: width: 40" height: 30"

Mr. Turkey Mr. Turkey
By: Mr. Turkey, Minnesota, USA

Using a tutorial by Missouri Quilt Company and layer cake of Awesome by Sandy Gervais, I created this Mr. Turkey wall hanging with dimensional beak and legs to add interest. The complete layer cake was used: the light colors for the background and the leftovers from the Dresdens for the patchwork.

Quilt size: width: 43.5" height: 43.5"

pumpkins pumpkins
By: beaquilter, North Carolina, USA

Machine appliqued pumpkins and tags, added ribbons and buttons.

Quilt size: width: 35" height: 45"

To Everything There is a Season To Everything There is a Season
By: Erin @ Why Not Sew? Quilts, Pennsylvania, USA

This little quilt was inspired by thoughts of Autumn, seasons changing, life changing and thinking of the loved ones we’ve lost. The scripture embroidered on it gives me comfort and a grateful heart that there is a time and place for everything good and bad.

Quilt size: width: 11" height: 6.5"

Turkey Trot Turkey Trot
By: Judee, California, USA

This is a mini quilt project from the book Quilts in Your Cubicle by Barbara Holzman. I have been making these monthly projects all year. This was one of my first. It is paper pieced with scraps from my Civil War quilt project.

Quilt size: width: 12" height: 12"

Welcome Fall Welcome Fall
By: Jana Anderson, Wyoming, USA

This was a BOM designed specifically for our LQS several years ago. I wasn’t living in the valley at that time to make this quilt but was recently able to convince the designer to reprint her pattern so I could make it. I have always loved this Farmer Scarecrow showing his bountiful blessings.

Quilt size: width: 55" height: 72"

Who Me? Who Me?
By: Linda Gilli, California, USA

Who Me is a quick applique pattern from Wooden Bear. Mr Tom welcomes everyone into my house from his place in my entryway.

Quilt size: width: 12" height: 12"

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This post was published on November 18th, 2011. Post topics: Quilt Gallery.

One Response to “Thanksgiving/Gratitude Quilts”

  1. John says:

    I am just in time to participate in this contest. I like all the quilts and would have selected all if possible. I voted for the first one and I loved the Pumpkins one a lot. I hope I win. Thanks!

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