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Fall’s Glory Quilt Contest

Quick stats:

  • Total submissions: 25
  • Total countries: 2
  • Total provinces: 1
  • Total states: 19

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A Pumpkin on the Table A Pumpkin on the Table
By: Terry A,
Idaho, USA

I made this quilt to feature in teaching a class about disappearing-nine patch quilts. I used a panel and charm pack, and hand-quilted the center panel and colored blocks. My sister, the Pajama Quilter, machine-quilted the background.

Quilt size: width: 51" height: 51"

Autumn Splendor (Pam in KC) Autumn Splendor (Pam in KC)
By: Pam in KC,
Missouri, USA

I fell in love with the border fabric the moment I saw it. I picked out 12 FQ to go with it and used the pattern Crazy Eights by Bits ‘n Pieces. My new BIL saw the top & wanted to buy it – I refused. I quilted it with an all over ivy pattern and then gave it to him for his birthday.

Quilt size: width: 60" height: 74"

Autumn Splendor (Susan Phillips) Autumn Splendor (Susan Phillips)
By: Susan Phillips,
Colorado, USA

I collected leaves from homes I’d lived in over the years and from schools I had attended. My son was going to school in Ghana and sent some leaves. I included leaves from my grandparents’ and parents’ homes. Such fun! I traced around these leaves onto felted wool and stitched with Perle cotton.

Quilt size: width: 62" height: 76"

Autumn's Changing Colors Autumn’s Changing Colors
By: Patricia Moffitt,
Alaska, USA

I like fall colors better than any others so used this pattern to make a wall hanging.

Quilt size: width: 50" height: 60"

Before the First Freeze Before the First Freeze
By: Ruth,
Oregon, USA

After the first freeze the berries on my crabapple tree become sweet, and the birds begin to eat them until they are gone. My beaded wall hanging celebrates this time of year.

Quilt size: width: 28" height: 33.5"

Colors of Autumn Colors of Autumn
By: Sharon McConnell,
Ohio, USA

The sampler blocks were sewn as part of a monthly group at my local quilt shop. It was long-arm quilted by Judi Madsen of Green Fairy Quilts.
One lady in the sewing group told me that she was very skeptical of my color choices at the beginning, but loved how it turned out. We both laughed.

Quilt size: width: 63" height: 63"

Fall Fall
By: Katie Shabdue,
Tennessee, USA

Heritage Guild Challenge Quilt 2006- The wreath is from a pattern that I can’t remember the name of.

Quilt size: width: 23" height: 26.5"

Fall flowers fo Jamie Fall flowers fo Jamie
By: Kathy,
Tennessee, USA

This quilt was made for my niece Jamie. She loves the fall colors like me. Found the pattern in McCalls Quilting mag. Nov.-Dec 2011 titled Prairer Patches, I changed colors and used flannel for backing.Quilted by my pal Ruth Spurlock ,it will be great for those cold Illinois nights!

Quilt size: width: 60" height: 83"

Fall Patches Fall Patches
By: Valerie,
Ohio, USA

This quilt was inspired by the border fabric, and was made entirely from stash. I am especially proud of the blue feathers quilted into the border.

Quilt size: width: 48" height: 66"

Falling Leaves Falling Leaves
By: Quiltinjeni,
Nebraska, USA

This is a raw-edge applique, free-motion quilted piece with faux trapunto under the water. The dimensional batik leaf floating on the water gives the quilt a more interesting look.

Quilt size: width: 23" height: 26.5"

Funky Fall Flowers Funky Fall Flowers
By: BJ Wright,
Georgia, USA

This was a pattern from a ‘Buggy Barn Quilt’ book.

Quilt size: width: 45" height: 45"

Gailer's Autumn Gailer’s Autumn
By: Barbie in NC,
North Carolina, USA

Guild Secret Sister gifted fabrics, my applique` and free-motion quilting…I love surprises!

Quilt size: width: 48" height: 48"

Illinois Autumn Illinois Autumn
By: Tammy K,
Illinois, USA

When I saw this quilt, I knew exactly who to make it for – my best friend that moved to Arizona many years ago and missed midwestern autumns. After her sister saw it and fell in love with it too, my friend asked if I’d make one as a surprise for her sister. Finished just just in time for Christmas

Quilt size: width: 41" height: 58"

Imperial Splendor Imperial Splendor
By: Sally Johnson,
Massachusetts, USA

This was my very first quilt I ever mad and this was what I chose to do when teaching myself to quilt. I love the fall colors…

Quilt size: width: 85" height: 96"

Leaf Quilt Leaf Quilt
By: Erica Baron,
Vermont, USA

This was the quilt that brought me back to the joy of quilting after some time away. I haven’t stopped since! The leaf was traced from an actual leaf I found one fall.

Quilt size: width: 16" height: 13"

Leaves of Fall Leaves of Fall
By: Adele Hoyt,
California, USA

These fall leaves are made with batik fabrics and were machine appliqued. A variety of stitches were used for stems and veins. I machine quilted this quilt using loops and leaves with echo quilting on the leaves.
This table topper looks grand in my dining room.

Quilt size: width: 35" height: 35"

LinesFall LinesFall
By: Debbie-Esch House Quilts,
Michigan, USA

Falling leaves against a steely blue-grey fall sky inspired this wall hanging. The lines of color helped me convey the waves and layers of many leaves.

Quilt size: width: 25" height: 30"

November Splendor November Splendor
By: Kaaren Biggs,
Ontario, Canada

One of a series of 12 monthly small quilts that I hang outside my front door – when the calendar shows it’s the first of the month, I change the wallhanging!

Quilt size: width: 14" height: 14"

Oak leaves Oak leaves
By: Marie’s quilts,
California, USA

I designed and made this quilt for one girl who loves oak trees and plays with acorns. I wanted to make something bright and gorgeous. I think I did it!

Quilt size: width: 44" height: 68"

Oak Leaves and Acorn Batik Quilt Oak Leaves and Acorn Batik Quilt
By: Ellen Boisvert,
Michigan, USA

We have lots of oak trees around where we live and it is the same where our Son and his family lives. Over the years, our Grandkids have collected leaves and acorns and I thought that would be a unique wallhanging to make for our Granddaugther.

Quilt size: width: 48" height: 48"

Only In Your 50's Only In Your 50’s
By: Tina Gilley,
Florida, USA

I made this quillow for my husband for his birthday, after we visited the Smoky Mountains in the fall. It was the first time he had seen real fall colors. One of my son’s is the one who came up with the quilt’s name.

Quilt size: width: 44" height: 72"

Pumpkins for Sale Pumpkins for Sale
By: Donna K. from N. Texas,
Texas, USA

I used a Thimbleberries pattern

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 36"

Pumpkins, Crows and Picket Fences Pumpkins, Crows and Picket Fences
By: Sweetland of Quilts,
Pennsylvania, USA

I love Fall and I have never seen a pumpkin I didn’t like! I digitized this first so I could make it on my computerized longarm. I call it Applique’ the Modern Way then for my domestic machine because all my friends wanted to make it.

Quilt size: width: 20" height: 20"

Rich and Warm Rich and Warm
By: Shannon Fleming,
Oklahoma, USA

This quilt was made with a man in mind. I used non-flowery fabrics in orange, green and brown hues. It will given to our church’s quilt ministry for someone in need.

Quilt size: width: 56" height: 64"

Sugar Shack Leaves Sugar Shack Leaves
By: Rebecca Grace,
North Carolina, USA

I made this quilt for my husband to remind him of one of his favorite places in Vermont, an old sugar shack on the mountain where he could look down at all the beautiful fall foliage. The maple leaf stems were hand appliqued and all of the quilting was done by hand.

Quilt size: width: 51" height: 51"

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This post was published on September 21st, 2012. Post topics: Quilt Gallery.

3 Responses to “Fall’s Glory Quilt Contest”

  1. Barb Colvin says:

    Just at a quick glance, I can see it is going to be hard to choose! Love fall quilts!!

  2. susana says:

    Es usted muy dulce por ofrecer su regalo.Cariños.

  3. Rebeca says:

    These are so glorious. Some of the colors just spring out! These quilters have put a great deal of thought into their quilts.

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