It’s time to vote and enter the give-away for this week’s Quilters’ Show & Tell event. This week’s theme is Fluttering Hearts Quilts.
Give-Away from the Fat Quarter Shop
It’s the week of love! We hope you all enjoyed entering your Fluttering Hearts quilts, and will enjoy winning something lovely to celebrate!
For this Valentine’s Day edition of the Quilter’s Show & Tell, we will be giving away two bundles of Pam Kitty Love by Pam Kitty Morning for LakeHouse Dry Goods! This week’s winner from the Quilters’ Show & Tell submissions will receive a bundle of Amour Pam Kitty Love.
The give-away winner from the comments will win a bundle of Tenderness Pam Kitty Love!
To enter the giveaway, leave a comment below answering: If you could make any Valentine’s Day project for your special someone, what would it be?
Winner chosen from the comments left below will be selected randomly. You have until Monday, February 18, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. (EST) to enter the give-away.
This Week’s Quilts
Here are this week’s Fluttering Hearts Quilts:
- Total submissions: 34
- Total countries: 6
- Total provinces: 2
- Total states: 14
You can click on the photo to view a larger version.
|A Valentine Mystery
Blog: Wits End
This is my first time doing a Mystery quilt class. I chose Valentine’s themed fabric. When I finished it I was very happy with the result. I quilted a lattice effect in the squares and my first ever feathers in all the white fabric. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Quilt size: width: 51" height: 63"
|Baby’s First Valentine
By: Baby’s First Valentine,
Blog: Quilting Frenzy
Rag quilt hearts and a hand appliqued center heart. Made in 2 shades of solid color pink flannel along with a brown print fabric of peas in a pod design with the words sweet pea throughout on a light pink background. The quilt is finished off with a traditional quilt binding. My own design.
Quilt size: width: 45" height: 45"
By: Mary Schuberg,
Blog: Needled Mom
This was a quilt that I made and donated for a dinner dance auction. It was quit a hit and the pattern is Summer Love at the Moda Bake Shop.
Quilt size: width: 57" height: 50"
|Dream Date / Dream Fabric
By: Claire Witherspoon,
I made this quilt about 15 V-day’s ago for my husband. I love the novelty fabric, it feels nostalgic and satirical at the same time. I got about half the blocks in a swap which also made it fun!
Quilt size: width: 54″" height: 54″"
By: Amy @ Sew Incredibly Crazy,
Blog: Sew Incredibly Crazy
I wanted to make a special wall hanging for some great people I know. Who happen to be grandparents. I gathered up their grandchildren’s hand prints and their signatures and came up with this one of a kind quilt.
Quilt size: width: 24" height: 50"
|Heart Garden quilt
Heart Garden quilt was designed, pieced and quilted by me. The fabric line by Robin Zingone named Heart Garden was used for the quilt. Partly I was inspired by the fabric design, and partly by Jaybird Quilts’ borderless, large scaled works.
Quilt size: width: 59" height: 83"
|Heart of Love
By: Jenelle Boxberger,
The heart is appliqued with a blanket stitch. The word “Love” with the curls is machine embroidery. I echo quilted around the heart and below the word I just did small scroll with circles.
Quilt size: width: 12" height: 12"
|Heart’s & Ivy
By: Cleary Kipe,
Blog: CieAngel’s Haven
This is a mini quilt I made to hang on my wall in February, It was made from a kit I got from a Secret Stitcher Swap.
Quilt size: width: 12" height: 12"
Blog: One Piece at a Time
This quilt was made to remember all types of cancer. It was presented to the radiology department of my local cancer center after my last treatment in 2009.
Quilt size: width: 54" height: 68"
|Hearts and Nine
By: Debbie Collins,
A combination of hearts and nine patch. My first attempt at both so I decided to make a valentine quilt.
Quilt size: width: 42" height: 42"
|Hearts for Basketeers
By: Tell Tale Threads,
This quilt was donated to Basketeers, an organization that assists women in new beginnings as they leave a woman’s shelter.
With only a little adaption at the left and right corners of the heart, all are HST blocks (6”x6” with 2” squares). To my surprise, the HST border fitted perfectly.
Quilt size: width: 72" height: 60"
|Hearts Galore (Heather Pearson)
By: Heather Pearson,
Blog: Books and Quilts
I took a saturday morning class at my local shop. Each month we learned a new applique technique. We then had to finish our practise heart before the next month’s lesson.
Quilt size: width: 29" height: 29"
|Hearts Galore (tvbleak)
This quilt hangs on my front door wishing all my neighbors a Happy Valentine’s Day. After moving from a house to an apartment, I missed decorating outside my front door with bright, colorful flags. Thus began the making of door quilts for the holidays and/or the seasons, for all to enjoy.
Quilt size: width: 24" height: 36"
|Hearts with Love
New Mexico, USA
Blog: With Needle and Thread I will Travel Far
The appliqued hearts have tatted edgings, and tatted hearts attached to the wall hanging. One of the hearts is made with silk ribbon flowers and beads, another one with satin stitch and silk ribbon leaves.
Quilt size: width: 17" height: 17"
By: Diane U.,
Hidden Nines Valentines quilt donated to the local High School Silent Auction in 2011.
Quilt size: width: 42" height: 56"
By: Nann Hilyard,
Blog: With Strings Attached
I needed to make a Valentine quilt for a charity auction. This pattern was perfect! Made in three days, from cutting to binding, and all from my homespun stash. Pattern by Smith & Milligan.
Quilt size: width: 64" height: 72"
|In my heart
By: ZSuzsa Benko,
I sewed it for my husband.
Quilt size: width: 18" height: 18"
|LOVE (Kaaren Biggs)
By: Kaaren Biggs,
A local quilt shop ran the Party With Patrick series a couple of years ago – a fun and quick project because I love satin-stitch machine applique! This one stays up for the month of February and on the first of every month I put up the appropriate hanging.
Quilt size: width: 16" height: 16"
|Love (Susan Arnold)
By: Susan Arnold,
I won the center heart panel in a raffle basket last month, but wanted it a bit bigger. So, I added a piano key border, then outline quilted the scrolls and hearts.
Quilt size: width: 26" height: 34"
|LOVE Letters Mini Quilt
By: Julie Cefalu,
Blog: The Crafty Quilter
I wanted something small that I could feature on my blog and write a tutorial on it. I added some jumbo ric rak to give it a little more jazz and I’m really happy with the way it turned out. Sweet and easy!
Quilt size: width: 12" height: 12"
By: Nancy Myers,
Blog: Patchwork Breeze
My daughter was in college and I wanted to make something for her to decorate her dorm for the holiday. I used scraps and appliqued the cutout hearts. I did the quilting of the layers myself. So many people liked it and said I should write a pattern that I did.
Quilt size: width: 32" height: 32"
|Love you Hillary
By: Rebbecca Brown,
I made this for my only daughter Hillary. It is a combination Valentine and Birthday gift. Different materials were used for the hearts and then the hearts were machine appliqued in each block. The stitch in the ditch around each block and the quilting around the outer border were hand stitched.
Quilt size: width: 28.5" height: 29.5"
|Polka Dot Passion
By: Gail Straka,
Three machine embroidered hearts on scrappy pieced backgrounds. These are surrounded by lots of polka dots.
Quilt size: width: 13" height: 35"
South Carolina, USA
Blog: Stitchin’ Therapy
I made this for the Hugs and Kisses blog hop. Named for the cinnamon candy hearts that I gave my husband for our first Valentine’s Day. The hearts are layered applique done by machine with a little feather quilting.
Quilt size: width: 25" height: 30"
South Carolina, USA
Blog: Elizabeth’s Quilt Projects
I had a huge pile of strings and found a free pattern for the string hearts.
Quilt size: width: 52" height: 58"
Blog: Lala’s Lovelys Quilting
Inspired by a quilt I saw in a magazine. Various hearts appliquéd, or embroider onto red and white blocks.
Quilt size: width: 44" height: 56"
|Texting from the Heart
By: Bungalow Bay Quilts,
Blog: Bungalow Bay Quilts
Made for a Project Quilting challenge, this little quilt features machine appliqued hearts atop a pieced patchwork ground.
Quilt size: width: 24" height: 26"
|Tilde’s Summer Scrap Challenge
By: Elly Dunbar,
Tilde challenged the members on Yahoo group Wiproducers to make a quilt from our scraps. This is what I made with some of mine.
Quilt size: width: 26" height: 26"
|True love never dies
By: Crystal Mills,
I have had many kitties over the years i hope to be reunited with someday. Surely there must be cats in heaven!. I used a pattern(1950’s) of an angel holding a star, changed it to give her an angel Kitty and made it a small wallhanging.
Quilt size: width: 6.5" height: 16"
|Valentine for Mom
By: Lynn Provencher,
Blog: Thimblemouse and Spouse
I made the Dresden plate when designing a sampler quilt for my Mom & Dad after they’d moved to Florida. The quilt never did get done – found the english paper pieced Dresden – appliqued it in place on pink, along with a heart and a silk ribbon flower sprig. Added some ribbon,lace and borders.
Quilt size: width: 15.5" height: 15.5"
By: Shape Moth,
It’s a 12″ paper pieced block made based on my latest PP pattern Valentine’s Hearts. It will become a pillow for somebody very special.
Quilt size: width: 12" height: 12"
By: Pam Geisel,
Blog: For Quilts Sake
Brandi wanted a wall hanging quilt from her wedding dress, a bridesmaid’s dress and the flower girl’s dress. Since she got married near Valentine’s Day, the bridesmaids wore red. More photos on my blog at:
Quilt size: width: 58" height: 58"
By: Judy Stone,
Blog: Quilting in the Birds
This quilt was made for my Granddaughter Amanda and her husband Tim who were married recently. The heart block was designed by my friend Lisa and I designed the quilt based on that block. My friend Cathy quilted it on her Statler.
Quilt size: width: 54" height: 74"
By: Modern Tradition Quilts,
Blog: Modern Tradition Quilts
This quilt’s pattern is from the Leisure Arts publication “Floral Quilts from Grandma’s Cupboard”. I added the piano keys border and outer scalloped border. I also changed the pattern to make each heart a 3-D puffy heart. I made each into a minature pillow and sewed them to the top for baby’s fi
Quilt size: width: 70" height: 80"
Now it’s time for you to vote for your favourites!
- Voting is open Friday to Monday, February 18, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. (EST)
- One vote per person (based on IP address NOT email address), so have your family and friends cast a ballot for their favourite quilt
- Winner announced Monday afternoon/evening
How to Vote:
- Review the photos above and make a note of your favourites. You can select up to FOUR favourites this week.
- Below, 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. Then scroll down, all the way, until you get to the bottom of the list of quilt names. Press the vote button.
- In my heart (28%, 166 Votes)
- Red Hots (26%, 157 Votes)
- Tilde's Summer Scrap Challenge (17%, 104 Votes)
- Heart of Love (15%, 89 Votes)
- Homespun Hearts (14%, 82 Votes)
- Dream Date / Dream Fabric (10%, 57 Votes)
- Texting from the Heart (7%, 44 Votes)
- Love (Susan Arnold) (7%, 44 Votes)
- Polka Dot Passion (7%, 42 Votes)
- Heart Garden quilt (7%, 41 Votes)
- Big Love (7%, 40 Votes)
- Hearts Galore (Heather Pearson) (7%, 40 Votes)
- String Hearts (7%, 39 Votes)
- Hearts for Basketeers (6%, 34 Votes)
- Hearts (6%, 34 Votes)
- Love You (5%, 32 Votes)
- Wedded Bliss (5%, 31 Votes)
- Baby's First Valentine (5%, 29 Votes)
- Heart's & Ivy (4%, 23 Votes)
- LOVE Letters Mini Quilt (4%, 23 Votes)
- Grandchildren's Hands (3%, 20 Votes)
- Sweethearts (3%, 19 Votes)
- Hearts Galore (tvbleak) (3%, 19 Votes)
- A Valentine Mystery (3%, 19 Votes)
- Valentine for Mom (3%, 19 Votes)
- Valentine's Hearts (3%, 17 Votes)
- Wedding Hearts (3%, 17 Votes)
- LOVE (Kaaren Biggs) (2%, 14 Votes)
- Welcome Daughter! (2%, 13 Votes)
- Love you Hillary (2%, 12 Votes)
- Hearts with Love (2%, 12 Votes)
- Hidden Nines (1%, 8 Votes)
- True love never dies (1%, 6 Votes)
- Hearts and Nine (1%, 6 Votes)
Total Voters: 599
Next Week’s Show & Tell
The theme for next week’s Quilters’ Show & Tell event is Scrappy Triangles. Submitted quilts should have lots of scrappy triangles, but can have other shapes and/or appliqué in the design too. Unfinished quilts are welcome as well.
Read the Rules and Guidelines and submit your photo before next Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. (EST).
P.S. Don’t forget to enter the give-away below!