- Total submissions: 31
- Total countries: 11
- Total provinces: 4
- Total states: 13
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Flower Gardens Quilt Contest
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|A Poppy Garden
By: Linda, Montana, USA
The poppies were made using a combination of appliqué, thread painting, and oil pastels. The stems are painted.
Quilt size: width: 46" height: 70"
By: Linda Pearl, New Hampshire, USA
Contemporary design of a guild challenge I turned upside down – made the background based n the required blocks, then added bold florals and tons of embellishments. This was my first time using beading.
Quilt size: width: 40" height: 40"
By: Erica, South Africa
Enjoyed using a light background and then splashing bold vivid flowers across the top!
Quilt size: width: 27" height: 32"
By: Susan Cook, Pennsylvania, USA
This is a small paper pieced wall quilt. The flower is pieced and stuffed using a trapunto technique. The leaves are dimensional and I added an embroidered butterfly.
Quilt size: width: 25" height: 25"
|Colleen’s Garden Fiesta
By: Colleen, Oklahoma, USA
This is my first story quilt depicting my garden from my favorite spot on the porch. As i sat one day taking pictures from my chair I noticed my feet were in the lower part because they were propped up on a footstool. So began the plan of my view from my favorite spot to sit outside.
Quilt size: width: 70" height: 70"
|Crazy Quilted Flower Quilt
By: Diane Matheson, Ontario, Canada
I took a course with Allison Aller on creating flowers for crazy quilts and was inspired by her wonderful quilts and the flowers we made. This has 12 – 7″ blocks, each with a hand-made flower on a green background in the centre of the block and the surrounding fabric the colour of the flower.
Quilt size: width: 30" height: 40"
By: Rhianon Taylor, United Kingdom
A wall hanging I designed myself. All the flowers and leaves are 3D and I used an assortment of beads and buttons to embelish.
Quilt size: width: 24" height: 32"
By: Nellie B., New York, USA
I was determined to stitch an art quilt on cotton canvas. I love flowers so I decided to make a little tester with a floral theme. This is the result. Cotton canvas top and backing, raw edge applique, zig zag machine stitched binding and free-motion quilting make up my tiny wall hanging.
Quilt size: width: 7.5" height: 12"
|Floral Log Cabin
By: Marge Gordon, Delaware, USA
This quilt was made using all floral fabrics, lights and darks, they all had flowers printed on them. It was made totally scrappy, two paper bags held the fabrics and I drew pieces randomly.
Quilt size: width: 65" height: 78"
By: Catherine Parkinson, New Zealand
Flower feista celebartes the glory and beauty of flowers. This art quilt is painted and machine quilted in 4 quarters and stitiched together.
Quilt size: width: 54" height: 54"
|Garden of Posies
By: QuiltKid, California, USA
This quilt was the first quilt made by me with my grandma when I was 9 years old, to teach me how to piece quilt blocks. (I am 12 now.)
Quilt size: width: 40" height: 50"
|Gate into a flowergarden
By: Claudia Hager, Germany
A view into a flowergarden. Inspired by an old english garden with a wrought-iron gate. The quilt is all over applique and handquilted. The Border is machinequilted.
Quilt size: width: 40" height: 52"
|I Did It My Way
By: Connie Haynes, Massachusetts, USA
Machine pieced machine and hand appliqued, machine quilted. This is my idea of the perfect garden: no maintenance and always in bloom.
Quilt size: width: 42" height: 42"
|My Charming Sunflower Garden Table Runner
By: Bill Locke, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
I adore sunflowers…and when designing this project I pulled from my personal choice of colors and blends, with the sunflower being my main focus….and Voila…
Quilt size: width: 15" height: 45"
|My Flower Garden Quilt
By: FarahLin, Malaysia
There are more than 4,000 – 3/4″ hexagon pieces. Hand-pieced and hand quilted. I’ve hand appliqued the hexagon centerpiece to the borders. It was my first big quilt which I’ve started in early 2010 and the whole process took me 13 months to complete.
Quilt size: width: 85" height: 95"
|My Hanging Garden
By: Jay Dodds, Texas, USA
I took class with Jane Sassaman…love her technique! And this is my result using her fusible and cut away technique! She is really a neat lady!
Quilt size: width: 18" height: 30"
|Potted Beauties In My Garden
By: Linda Gilli, California, USA
This little paper pieced quilt was created from a pattern by Quilt Doodle Designs. I made it for my swap partner in the Doll Quilt Swap for May’s theme May Flowers.
Quilt size: width: 18" height: 18"
By: Louise R, Illinois, USA
My friend gave me the beautiful background fabric which inspired me to attempt raw-edge applique.
Quilt size: width: 18" height: 22"
|Quilted Flower Garden
By: Karen Emelia, Iowa, USA
This quilted wall hanging was the result of an online machine quilting class taught by Ann Peterson. I learned so much and really improved my skills. I hope you like it!
Quilt size: width: 29" height: 30"
By: juditzsuzsanna, Belgium
Quilters’ Club is a handmade Patchwork Wallhanging certainly it could be the favourite of quilter’s lovers.
Quilt size: width: 33.5" height: 27.5"
By: Karen Pior, Australia
The first quilt I designed as a pattern, it is made up of Kaffe Fassett fabrics – the majority of which are big, stunning florals. It is bright and colourful and looks like a floral rainbow – hence its name.
Quilt size: width: 63" height: 77"
|Roses For Kate
By: Kaaren Biggs, Ontario, Canada
Rose Sampler Supreme is a design by Rosemary Makhan – a group of friends each made our own version. My granddaughter Kate was 9 years old at the time and wondered where the quilt would go, so I told her it would be her wedding quilt! She is now 23 with no wedding or boyfriend in sight yet!
Quilt size: width: 90" height: 106"
|Shakespeare in the Park
By: Mary Anne Kingston, Ontario, Canada
The pattern is by Judy Martin in “The Creative Pattern Book”. I made it (with permission) for a draw at the quilt show in New Berlin NY. We have a cancer booth each year in memory of our online quilting friend Jennie Sherlock from Australia. All the fabrics are floral.
Quilt size: width: 76.5" height: 93.5"
By: Cheryl Hartzog, Florida, USA
I followed a pattern from a book I brought from HeartFelt on sale. The book is called Dazzling Quilts by Pamela Mostek, I used the Floral Fantasy pattern . I chose my own fabric that I brought at JoLee’s Quilt Shop in Mayo,FL.
Quilt size: width: 39" height: 39"
By: Debbie Allred, California, USA
For retiring co-worker. Original layout, block adapted from internet image. Partly from stash. Paper-pieced flower blocks, with hand-drawn interior detail lines in the paper-piecing sections. As a result there are variations in the stems and petals, creating unique flowers, which I really like.
Quilt size: width: 49" height: 59"
|Stained Glass Garden
By: Pam, Louisiana, USA
My mom came up with this design for a stained glass window for her door. I decided to try making a wall hanging from the same design & give it to her as a gift. All fabric is batik except background. Fusible bias tape was used for the leading lines.
Quilt size: width: 28" height: 41"
By: art2wear, Netherlands
Quilt size: width: 30" height: 20"
By: Ingrid Behnke, Germany
This bag was made from an old but favorite black jeans and black, grey and yellow scraps, assembled in hexagons to form the flower garden blocks.
Quilt size: width: 14" height: 12"
|Sweet Summer cottage
By: Teresa Felgueiras, Portugal
Last Summer I began sewing hexies without knowing exactly what I was going to do. Then I found, from a friend blogger tip, a wonderful pattern al Quiltmania Magazine. It was called Aunt Sarah Quilt. I made some alterations on the original pattern and it turned to be my Sweet Summer Cottage Quilt.
Quilt size: width: 43,5" height: 51"
|Through the Garden Gate
By: Sheila, Nova Scotia, Canada
Through the Garden Gate was a BOM a few years back and most blocks are paper pieced . This was a year long project and a great way to learn different techniques .
Quilt size: width: 88" height: 96"
|Year Long Quilt
By: GwenH, Saskatchewan, Canada
In the 8 years I’ve been quilting I had never made a quilt large enough to cover and hang down the sides of a queen size bed, till one day I decided we needed a quilt for our bed, so I decided to make this alternating 4 patch, I finally got completed it in April, my hubby and I are so happy with it.
Quilt size: width: 110" height: 124"