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School Days and/or Changing Seasons Quilt Contest

Quick stats:

  • Total submissions: 15
  • Total countries: 4
  • Total provinces: 2
  • Total states: 8

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Bookshelf Bookshelf
By: Donna,
Michigan, USA

I used an assortment of paper-piecing patterns and scraps to create this bookshelf, then designed the “wood” portion myself. Details include blue fabric with stars to represent a veteran’s flag, pendulum clock with “gold” pendulum, candlestick lamp, birdhouse bookend, and a jar of baseball gumballs.

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 45"

Cat in the Hat Cat in the Hat
By: Jaime Goodrich,
New Jersey, USA

My oldest daughter was going off to preschool and needed a blanket for nap time. What is more perfect and appropriate than the Cat in the Hat! One side has blocks featuring the different aspects of the story, the other has a large panel of the Cat along with the whole story written out.

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 48"

Happy School Days Happy School Days
By: Kathleen Snow,
Virginia, USA

This was made for a co-worker retiring after 15 years as a school nurse. It is based around a 16″ schoolhouse block from Nancy Johnson-Srebro surrounded with blocks from my extensive collection of school based fabrics. There is a group photo of our team featured above the schoolhouse block.

Quilt size: width: 42" height: 49"

In My Classroom In My Classroom
By: Polly,
Virginia, USA

In June, I retired from teaching special education for 34 years. The center panel of this quilt, hung on the wall in my classroom for many years. So, I designed the quilt around it! It means allot to me as it reminds me every time I see it, of all my students who touched my heart over the years!

Quilt size: width: 62" height: 87"

Jordyn's School Quilt Jordyn’s School Quilt
By: Tammie Pruitt,
California, USA

My grandaughter called me up one day and said “Gramy, could you make me a quilt for my school?” Aww how could I say no. This has her school colors and school sayings on it. I did finish it and quilt it. She loved it. We donated it to her school to raise money.

Quilt size: width: 60" height: 80"

Lapiceros de colores para Mirari Lapiceros de colores para Mirari
By: ana-ane,
Spain

Con los restos del quilt que hice para Noelia y Ganix, he hecho este de laciperos de colores, para abrigar las horas de estudio de mi hija Mirari

With the remains of the quilt that I did for Noelia and Ganix, I have done this one of colored pencils , to shelter the hours of study of my daughter

Quilt size: width: 45" height: 53"

REntree REntree
By: malice,
Switzerland

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 48"

School Days School Days
By: Cheryl Hartzog,
Florida, USA

Made for my sister , I drew,used wonder under ,cut out & ironed on the school house and the school bus as well as everything else & machine quilted.
I also put a real bell in the bell tower but took picture before adding that.

Quilt size: width: 30" height: 25"

School Playmat School Playmat
By: Anita Amodeo,
Florida, USA

This is a playmat I made for a charity donation. The ‘outside’ playground, with the bus arriving with more children…is attached to the ‘school room’. There is a pocket on the back to hold all the machine embroidered dolls and accessories. The playmat folds up for easy ‘totability’.

Quilt size: width: 22" height: 16"

september schoolhouse september schoolhouse
By: grace thorne,
Maine, USA

another quilt of the month from “a month of sundays” book; this was done as a round robin…it so evokes fall and the start of school in september

Quilt size: width: 28" height: 28"

September's Theme September’s Theme
By: Judee Koda,
California, USA

This is one of the first wall hangings I made. It is mostly paper pieced. I used the Quilter’s Choice pattern book. Through an online forum, I met some other quilters making the same projects. We are still in touch online.

Quilt size: width: 16" height: 20"

Spring is on it's way Spring is on it’s way
By: Jo Hobson,
British Columbia, Canada

This is a journal quilt showing the mountains changing from Winter to Spring. As the snow starts to melt and the leaves start to grow on the trees. An appliqued background with machine embroidered features.

Quilt size: width: 8" height: 11"

Strolling the Block Strolling the Block
By: Gale Lavers,
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

This quilt was a free bom hosted by hgtv in 2002. I had so much fun finding different fabrics for each background, and making each one unique with different techinques. I love the september block and this quilt is a treasure in our house. It will be passed down for generations. Thanks HGTV

Quilt size: width: 52" height: 66"

Summer into Fall Summer into Fall
By: Debbie Grasley,
Minnesota, USA

I made this as part of a mystery quilt for Jill, my then future daughter-in-law. Since then, they have married and had my first granddaughter. I love the colors and how it turned out.

Quilt size: width: 65" height: 65"

Wonky Schoolhouse Wonky Schoolhouse
By: Barbara Stanbro,
Oregon, USA

This is a wall hanging made for a nearly life-long friend who teaches 4th grade. I saw this pattern and I knew I needed to make it for my friend. It is raw-edged applique, embellished with beads and buttons and free motion quilted.

Quilt size: width: 15" height: 20"

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This post was published on September 7th, 2012. Post topics: Quilt Gallery.

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