It’s voting time!! The theme for this week’s quilt contest is Winter Landscapes. Grab yourself a cup of coffee and a pencil to make note of your faves. You can vote for FOUR quilts this weekend.
This week’s sponsor, is Vicki Welsh who creates gorgeous hand dyed fabrics. Vicki has donated a Stash Pack of hand dyed fabrics containing 10 fat eighths and a Goddess Sheet Teflon pressing sheet from Mistyfuse for this week’s winner. Plus everyone can enjoy a 15% discount through to January 29 by using coupon code WINTER15 in Vicki’s online store.
Now it’s time for you to vote for your favourites!
- Voting is open Friday – Sunday @ 11:59 p.m.
- One vote per person (based on 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 several, so you’ll need to scroll down to see them all. You can also click the link to the slider version to review the quilts in the large format and then return to this page to vote.
- Underneath the photos, scroll down, you’ll see the names of all the quilts with a square button** beside each one. Select the buttons for the quilts you want to vote for. You can select up to FOUR quilts this week.
- Then scroll down, all the way, until you get to the bottom of the names of the quilts. Press the vote button.
** Note: If you don’t see the square 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, or that you need to refresh the page to see the voting options. Shared IP Addresses are very common in home or work networks.
- Total submissions: 27
- Total countries: 9
- Total provinces: 3
- Total states: 14
You can click on the photo to view a larger version.
|A Night Run at Snowshoe
By: Jocelyn Pleus,
Blog: Happy Cottage Quilter
Every year we go to Snowshoe WV where my children love to snowboard. The first day we are there, everyone heads to the slopes for the night runs. I created this Winterscape as a memory of fun family times at Snowshoe.
Quilt size: width: 21.5" height: 15"
|Cape Cod Lighthouse in the snow
Blog: Ocean waves quilts
I love lighthouses! I had made a lighthouse in summer, with flowers and sailboats. I wanted to make one appropriate to this time of year, so I made this lighthouse covered in snow. It is totally hand appliqued and hand quilted. It is one of my favs!
Quilt size: width: 24" height: 40"
|Cayo Costa Study #8
By: bohemiannie! art,
Blog: bohemiannie! art
I know this is a Winter Landscape contest and believe it or not…that’s just what this is! We lived in Lee County, FL where our winters are balmy and just barely cool. We spent a lot of time in our little boat at one of our favorite islands-Cayo Costa. Made totally from scraps and lots of stitches.
Quilt size: width: 48" height: 40"
By: Betsy Lynn,
This is the quilt I made for QG Winter Time Mini Quilt Swap for Julie of The Intrepid Thread. This was my first quilt with applique on it. I really liked how it turned out. I love joining the online swaps.
Quilt size: width: 12" height: 18"
|Christmas in Italy
By: Lenna Green,
Blog: Stitching Cow
This quilt was inspired by a recent trip to Italy. An image of the quilt came to me as we traveled through farm land blanketed with snow on our way to Venice.
Quilt size: width: 52" height: 56"
|Cosy Winter Nights
By: Yvonne Vermeulen,
I love winter landscapes and the cosiness of long winter evenings, so I decided to design and make a little quilt expressing these themes
Quilt size: width: 16" height: 13.5"
|Home is where love is
By: Alfonsina Uriburu,
Blog: Coser y cantar
This year was the first time I spend Christmas whit my family at our new home. I made this quilt for the guest room to my mother. At this part of Spain we not have snow but a windy clime so I made this pinwheels and house in colors that represent it. The world’s best place to spend Christmas is home
Quilt size: width: 28" height: 26"
By: Kathy Strawson,
a quick collage of sheers and silks to represent the sparkling side of the ice storm.
Quilt size: width: 12" height: 12"
By: Terry Straubel,
Blog: Quilting Time
I decided to make a wall hanging representing each month to hang in my kitchen. The snowman is hand appliqued on and the birds and letters are embroidered. I used a decorative stitch on my machine through the border.
Quilt size: width: 8" height: 13"
|Kitty in the window-Winter
By: Norma Bosley,
I make the Kitty in the window for each season. It started out with Kitty in the window-Halloween and it was so well received by friends and family that I have continued to make them. This is number two in the series.
Quilt size: width: 18" height: 24"
Blog: Quilter in the Pines
This is a pattern from Enchanted Valley Arts, “Pacific NW Mtn Scenes”. It’s to be done as 4 separate quilts, but my customer wanted it all in one. The flowers & butterfly were cut from printed fabric, everything else was pattern pieces. A lot of work, but fun to do.
Quilt size: width: 21" height: 21"
|Looking at Mt. Baker
By: Nancy Frith,
I made this little quilt for my daughter after being inspired by the amazing pictorial quilts at the Houston Show. It is set in Victoria, BC, Canada looking towards Mt. Baker in Washington state. The silhouette is my daughter.
Quilt size: width: 24" height: 24"
By: Karen O,
Blog: Quilting, Losing and Tea
My first quilt! Made with Quilt Minnesota 2010 fabrics and a pattern I won in a contest on the bus. I didn’t finish it until last summer after I got my machine fixed (it hadn’t been used for years) and discovered it came with a walking foot.
Quilt size: width: 15" height: 30"
|Piece On Earth
By: Barbara Kanta,
North Carolina, USA
Entirely pieced except for appliqued trees. I enjoyed the journey this quilt lead me on. I designed the main portion on freezer paper, picture piecing learned from Cynthia England, and the flying geese border.
Quilt size: width: 36" height: 42"
Blog: t’was brillig and
This is a small quilt donated to the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative. When thinking about the effect of the disease I kept picturing a strange winter where the beautiful patterns of life drift off into formless static. That is what I tried to represent.
Quilt size: width: 7.5" height: 10"
By: Nancy Molburg,
Wolves and forest background fussy cut from a panel; then machine appliques on hand dyed sunset fabric. Machine quiltied with detailed thread painting.
Quilt size: width: 11" height: 11"
|Une nuit dhiver
Quilt size: width: 10" height: 10"
|Winter (Eva Westermeier-Gerolstein)
By: Eva Westermeier-Gerolstein,
I make the wallhanging in 2000. It is apattern fromm Debbie Mumm, one of the first works for me.
Quilt size: width: 104" height: 17"
|Winter (Ginette Vallières)
By: Ginette Vallières,
Blog: The Quilting Princess
This is a pattern from the 2000 Piecemakers calendar. It is made with the following techniques: hand appliqué, reverse appliqué, hand embroidery, ribbon embroidery and machine quilting. I started back in 1999 or 2000 and just finished it on December 31st, 2011.
Quilt size: width: 17" height: 17"
My grandmother loved to sit in her chair and look out the window at the birds at her feeder. chickadees were her favorite. She passed away this past year but I like to think she is now flying with the angels and watching the birds from a new view.(those are real acorns attached to the tree limb)
Quilt size: width: 8.5" height: 10.5"
By: marjorie henwood,
New Brunswick, Canada
Blog: marjorie’s Busy Corner
This is the first of only 2 or 3 landscapes I have ever done…I found it tedious…lol. But also quite satisfying.
Quilt size: width: 45" height: 36"
Blog: Art From the Heart
I challenged myself to make 4 landscape quiltlets, representing the seasons, but trying to do so monochromatically. Winter Silence is strung between twigs with wired pom-pom ‘snow flakes’.
Quilt size: width: 20" height: 16"
By: Darlene Bayley,
Inspired by books on Diamond Blocks and designs, I created my winter landscape. Fabric painting, embellishments, clouds made of cotton balls, applique … many techniques combined!
Quilt size: width: 36" height: 50"
|Winter Sleigh Ride
By: Carolyn DiPerri,
New Mexico, USA
This wall hanging was inspired by a Christmas Quilt I had received. I am a romantic and love the thought of taking sleigh rides to visit friends and family. I enjoyed making this wall hanging. I have stipple quilted this wall hanging along with thread painting.
Quilt size: width: 22" height: 16.5"
By: Kaaren Biggs,
A favorite quick and easy pattern was used for this cuddle/sofa quilt for my son who loves to ride his snowmobile!
Quilt size: width: 60" height: 70"
By: Lisa Mather,
New York, USA
Blog: A Day in the Life of Raising Sixmunchkins
An angel mug rug for a swap. She had wanted a Christmas theme, and I had these lovely charms from a Christmas charm swap that just spoke to me, begging to become a scene you might see looking out a window.
Quilt size: width: 12.5" height: 9.5"
By: Mary Ann Van Soest,
Blog: Cedar Ridge Studio
I had painted a picture of a winter scene with yellow barns and decided to do an art quilt of the painting.
Quilt size: width: 24" height: 18"
- Yellow Barns (31%, 251 Votes)
- winter chickadee (21%, 172 Votes)
- Home is where love is (20%, 161 Votes)
- Cape Cod Lighthouse in the snow (16%, 133 Votes)
- Looking at Mt. Baker (14%, 114 Votes)
- A Night Run at Snowshoe (13%, 109 Votes)
- Une nuit dhiver (13%, 106 Votes)
- Piece On Earth (12%, 94 Votes)
- Winter (Ginette Vallières) (10%, 81 Votes)
- Cayo Costa Study #8 (9%, 70 Votes)
- Sunset Stroll (6%, 50 Votes)
- Christmas in Italy (6%, 48 Votes)
- Strange Winter (5%, 44 Votes)
- Winter Sleigh Ride (5%, 40 Votes)
- Linda's Mountains (5%, 38 Votes)
- Winter Scene (4%, 34 Votes)
- Winter Skaters (4%, 33 Votes)
- Ice Storm (3%, 28 Votes)
- Kitty in the window-Winter (3%, 24 Votes)
- Chilly Day (3%, 21 Votes)
- Cosy Winter Nights (3%, 21 Votes)
- Minnesota Winter (2%, 20 Votes)
- Winter (Eva Westermeier-Gerolstein) (2%, 17 Votes)
- Winter Silence (1%, 12 Votes)
- winter wonderland (1%, 8 Votes)
- Winter Weekends (1%, 7 Votes)
- January (1%, 5 Votes)
Total Voters: 817
Next Week’s Contest
The theme for next week’s contest is Snowy Friends. Get your cameras out! To enter the weekly contest, read the rules and guidelines, then submit your quilt photo by Thursday evening (EST). Voting will start on Friday and last until Sunday night.
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