It’s time to vote and enter the give-away for this week’s Quilters’ Show & Tell event. This week’s theme is Snowy Friends.
Quilting blogger, Katy, who blogs at Plethora of Pinatas, has generously donated 2.5 yards of fabric from her own stash for this week’s winners. Thanks Katy, I really appreciate your generosity.
The quilter with the most votes (community votes + guest judges’ votes) will win 1.5 yards and one person who leaves a comment below will win 1 yard.
To enter the giveaway, leave a comment below answering: What colour of solid fabric do you use the most in your quilts?
Winner chosen from the comments left below will be selected randomly. You have until Monday, March 4, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. (EST) to enter the give-away.
This Week’s Quilts
Here are this week’s Quilts with Snowy Friends:
- Total submissions: 18
- Total countries: 5
- Total provinces: 3
- Total states: 10
You can click on the photo to view a larger version.
|A Winter’s Tale
Blog: gilly makes…
This was a fun Christmas project made using a jellyroll of “Blitzen by Basic Grey” for Moda and a sweet red dotty fabric from my stash for the sashing & border. I fussy cut the little snowmen squares and machine quilted with slightly squiggly lines.
Quilt size: width: 68" height: 58"
|And In The Meadow…
By: Susan Cook,
Blog: Larkspur Lane Designs
This quilt is my first original design. When I first published it, I made the carrot button noses from polymer clay and I could make about 60 of them an hour. My hands were stained orange for 3 days after. Since then, I’ve had my buttons made by a company that reproduced one of my handmade buttons.
Quilt size: width: 33" height: 41"
Blog: Colleen Quilts Too!
This is a Patrick Lose pattern, and I bring him up to grace my hall table every year at Christmas. He is so cheery, I leave him there until Valentine’s Day!
Quilt size: width: 14" height: 39"
By: Donna Martin,
Blog: Quilt in Progress
This was a challenge to my abilities! I found the paper pieced pattern online at Paper Panache. The tiny pieces almost took my sanity, but I believe it is the most beautiful thing once finished! I gave it to my mom to decorate her house for Christmas.
Quilt size: width: 12" height: 12"
|Dressing For Winter
British Columbia, Canada
Appliqued children flit about, as bright as winter birds.
Quilt size: width: 22" height: 13"
By: ZSuzsa Benko,
I used thread painting for the cheerful little penguins, and then applied them to the middle of the picture.
Quilt size: width: 22" height: 22"
|January in Upper MIchigan
Blog: Artsy Chick Quilts
Original design. Raw edged fused applique over pieced background. Embellished with sequins, beads, rhinestones, fabric paint, glitter nail polish and glitter and glue. Was inspired in January by the winter snow and wearing winter clothes to stay warm.
Quilt size: width: 26.5" height: 18"
|Looking Out My Window
By: Jenelle Boxberger,
I love to decorate with snowmen. I fell in love with this guy that is looking in the window. Some of it is machine embroidered and I pieced it together. I did the quilting on my Brother ULT2003.
Quilt size: width: 21.5" height: 24.5"
By: Mariangels Ferrando,
Blog: Plata i+
A little mugrug with funny penguins
Quilt size: width: 15" height: 10"
|See no evil, Hear no evil,Speak no evil
Blog: ana-ane puntasdas con gusto no….pican
Pequeño Quilt realizado con el método de aplicación y festoneado, el interior y los bordes están acolchados a máquina de forma libre.
Los croquis de este proyectos los adquirí en una feria.
Quilt size: width: 25" height: 18"
By: Lynn Provencher,
Blog: Thimblemouse and Spouse
This is one in a series of little seasonal quilts designed by Kathy Schmitz. It was a fun to applique and embellish with buttons.
Quilt size: width: 12" height: 23"
By: Annmarie Tegen,
This mini was made from June Dudley’s “Snowman Farm” block in the Winter 2010 volume of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. It makes me smile!
Quilt size: width: 12" height: 13"
Blog: Vickie Quilts
This quilt represents my family and friends as snowmen. Fun to make, and even more fun to characterize someone as a snowman. There is Patti the nurse, Chris the postal worker, Ernie the engineer, Barry the cowboy and Vickie the quilter. Oh, and least I forget Frosty, the traditional snowman.
Quilt size: width: 82" height: 82"
By: Mtn Mama,
Blog: Pots, pans, pins and prayers
Made of soft flannels this quilt boasts 20 machine embroidered Snowmen blocks. Each snowman is “acting out” in a different way. I designed this quilt during the great Snowstorm of 2011 in Oklahoma.
Quilt size: width: 72" height: 84"
Blog: Misadventures with Rangers
My son helped pick out the fabrics, and did some of the sewing. Sadly, the thrill of sewing hundreds of blocks wore off after about an hour! :)
Quilt size: width: 42" height: 48"
By: Julie Cefalu,
Blog: The Crafty Quilter
I started this quilt over two years ago and I made it my January 2013 UFO to finish. The pattern is from Holly Hill Quilt Designs. I love all of the winter elements especially the snow globes and the snowmen. It is machine appliqued and machine quilted by me.
Quilt size: width: 42" height: 42"
By: Kaaren Biggs,
An extra-long cuddle quilt for my son who is 6′ 7″ tall – snowmobiling is how he relaxes after a busy week in the corporate world! I have made many versions of this design I call Georgetown Squares – it’s quick and easy to make and I call it my “go to” quillt.
Quilt size: width: 58" height: 70"
My first attempt at applique and I felt the house looked too lonely, so I decided to add a snowman waving hello. This guy hangs on my quilting room door from November until March, welcoming me into my quilting ‘sanctuary’ and ‘stress relief’ room.
Quilt size: width: 19" height: 19"
Now it’s time for you to vote for your favourites!
- Voting is open Friday to Monday, March 4, 2013 at 6:00 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 evening
How to Vote:
- Review the photos above and make a note of your favourites. You can select up to THREE 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.
- January in Upper MIchigan (28%, 184 Votes)
- Snowman Quilt (22%, 139 Votes)
- Dressing For Winter (21%, 135 Votes)
- Friends (18%, 116 Votes)
- See no evil, Hear no evil,Speak no evil (14%, 93 Votes)
- Christmas Cardinal (14%, 89 Votes)
- Welcome Winter (12%, 80 Votes)
- Penguins mugrug (12%, 78 Votes)
- Looking Out My Window (11%, 73 Votes)
- Winter Welcome (9%, 57 Votes)
- And In The Meadow... (8%, 52 Votes)
- Tommy's Snowman (8%, 52 Votes)
- Cheery Snowman (7%, 48 Votes)
- A Winter's Tale (6%, 37 Votes)
- Snowman Forest (5%, 35 Votes)
- Snow Lady (4%, 28 Votes)
- Snowmen Follies (3%, 21 Votes)
- Winter Weekends (3%, 20 Votes)
Total Voters: 646
Next Week’s Show & Tell
The theme for next week’s Quilters’ Show & Tell event is Quilted Pillows. Any size and quilting style is acceptable. Unfinished pillows are welcome as well.
Read the Rules and Guidelines and submit your photo before next Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. (EST).
Wanted: Sponsor needed for next week’s event.
P.S. Don’t forget to enter the give-away below!