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Springtime Quilts

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  • Total submissions: 31
  • Total countries: 8
  • Total provinces: 2
  • Total states: 18

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A Kaffe Fassett Spring A Kaffe Fassett Spring
By: SusiQuilts,
California, USA

This quilt represents two firsts for me – a chevron quilt and Kaffe Fassett prints. It was fun!

Quilt size: width: 46" height: 56"

Be Still My Heart Be Still My Heart
By: FiberBabble,
Washington, USA

A BOM from Applewood Farm, this is hanging in my mom’s room at our house. The fabrics are all Rock Candy, a kinda mottled bunch with a shimmer that is reminiscent of Fairy Frost. The quilt told me how it wanted to be quilted before it was even finished!

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 42"

Bee and Blossom Bee and Blossom
By: Persimon Dreams,
Wisconsin, USA

Inspired by the final Project QUILTING Challenge of Season 4 – Hooray for Spring.

When I think of spring I think of walking though my apple orchard, smelling the 20 acres of blossoms and hear the buzzing bees doing their work.

Quilt size: width: 33" height: 32"

Crazy Spring Time Quilt Crazy Spring Time Quilt
By: Pam,
Louisiana, USA

The blocks in this quilt are crazy quilt blocks made from assorted scraps I had on hand. The sashing, border & back were chosen for their springtime look. The vine with leaves is appliqued. This lap quilt was my first attempt at FMQ on an actual quilt. It was given as a gift to my mother-in-law.

Quilt size: width: 48" height: 60"

dainty dresden dainty dresden
By: Sarah @ {no} hats,
Indiana, USA

When we found out one of my husband’s closest friends and his new bride were expecting a baby girl, I couldn’t help but spoil mama+baby with a splash (okay, flood) of pink.

A simple dresden just seemed like a natural fit for this joyous occasion!

Quilt size: width: 45" height: 60"

Easter Morning Table Runner Easter Morning Table Runner
By: Delia Hardcastle,
United Arab Emirates

Easter Morning Table Runner was inspired by the delightful bright central fabric with beautiful egg cups and surprise Easter bunnies scattered throughout. The spring flower border of pink and white blossoms sings a bright Happy Easter to all!

Quilt size: width: 15" height: 36"

Fluttering Butterflies Fluttering Butterflies
By: apple blossom,
North Dakota, USA

Springy Butterflies for my Senior Daughter

Quilt size: width: 82" height: 88"

French Rose Buds French Rose Buds
By: Christa Quilts,
Nevada, USA

I am making this quilt for my new baby niece Katelyn. I sell kits for this quilt in my shop and have been wanting to have an excuse to make one for myself.

I chose Kona solids in pastel colors for a fresh spring look. Now I can’t wait to quilt it!

Quilt size: width: 36″" height: 43″"

Garden Flowers Garden Flowers
By: Carol,
Illinois, USA

This is the center block of a larger quilt but I only wanted to make the center. I machine appliqued and machine quilted it and then gave it to a friend. Someday I want to make another for myself.

Quilt size: width: 18" height: 24"

Garden Time Garden Time
By: Jean,
Ohio, USA

This is my favorite pastime next to quilting. I especially like applique quilts and when I saw this in the Fons & Porter Quilting magazine, I not only liked the pattern, but the fabrics that it is made in as well. It was a fun quilt to machine quilt.

Quilt size: width: 42" height: 42"

Hollyhocks Hollyhocks
By: Debra Reinert,
Pennsylvania, USA

I used a pattern called Hollyhocks & Hummers by Bee Creative Studios. It is raw edge applique with satin stitch edging. It is free motion quilted.

Quilt size: width: 26" height: 41"

Ladybugs and Sunflowers Ladybugs and Sunflowers
By: Anita in Florida,
Florida, USA

Wendy ran a quilt along some time ago…I love DOTS…and had a bunch in my stash…I added the Sunflowers to the pattern…just because I love them!

Quilt size: width: 41" height: 43"

Lonestar Lonestar
By: Penny,
North Carolina, USA

I did some free motion quilting in the center, then straight lines with my walking foot, then free motion quilting in the points and background, and back to my walking foot in the border. I really seem to love the clover stitching…

Quilt size: width: 23" height: 23"

Mini spring time rug Mini spring time rug
By: Kerri Hunter,
Australia

This is my spring mini swap quilt that I made for my mystery person, I think it speaks spring with the colorful pot and flowers just bursting.

Quilt size: width: 26" height: 29"

Mom's Lilac Diamond Quilt Mom’s Lilac Diamond Quilt
By: Jessica Pyykkonen,
Missouri, USA

Made using 5.5 inch HSTs of Joel Dewberry’s Aviary 2 in Lilac. Made it for my mom. Machine quilted, following the seams outlining the diamond design.

Quilt size: width: 70" height: 90"

Nosegay Journey Nosegay Journey
By: Mary,
California, USA

This was a quilt that I hand pieced as we traveled on our many road trips with fabrics from my grandmother’s stash. It was then hand quilted by an Amish neighbor from the town my family is from.

Quilt size: width: 72" height: 96"

Periwinkle Dreams Periwinkle Dreams
By: Rita McCart,
Missouri, USA

When I saw the little girlie bugs on this fabric it begged me to make a nice light spring blanket for my new granddaughter. I found an old Periwinkle block and made my own templates. No paper piecing just templates that I made. This is my first try at prairie points and periwinkles. :)

Quilt size: width: 38" height: 46"

Preparing the Nest Preparing the Nest
By: Carlotta Jean,
Kansas, USA

English Paper Piecing hexies and sewing them by hand was so nice to be able to do on the go. The hexagons are scrappy spring fabrics. Applique and machine embroidery were other techniques used. Quilting is a large zig zag both horizontal and vertical – inspired by Norma Jean at Crazy Mom Quilts.

Quilt size: width: 51" height: 37"

Rooms for Rent Rooms for Rent
By: Heather Ferris,
British Columbia, Canada

This is a work in progress. Made from a Pat Sloan & Co pattern designed by Ann Weber. Just getting ready to quilt it.

Quilt size: width: 34" height: 37"

Rosy Outlook Rosy Outlook
By: Karen Howes,
Ontario, Canada

This was my Paint Pot Challenge entry. I pulled a paint chip from a tin and the colour had to be prominently featured in the quilt. The name of the quilt was the colour of the chip. I love Spring because that is when the migratory birds come through. Rosy Outlook says the warblers are on their way!

Quilt size: width: 14" height: 17"

Spring is coming Spring is coming
By: Nesta,
Italy

I made this quilt after following courses by Francesca Miglierina and Roberta Sperandio. I liked the butterfly technique so much, I invented the flower. Spring is coming… at last!

Quilt size: width: 37,4" height: 11,8"

Spring runner Spring runner
By: Michelle Irving,
Australia

Leftover applique block from a larger quilt that I turned into a co-ordinating tablerunner

Quilt size: width: 23" height: 16"

spring stained glass spring stained glass
By: barbara corbitt,
Kentucky, USA

I have always been drawn to stained glass. My daughter made me one to hang in my window before she passed away. So this is in memory of her. And the renewal of spring and bright colors in flowers, fabrics, nature.

Quilt size: width: 50" height: 72"

spring takes wing spring takes wing
By: Glenda Penner,
British Columbia, Canada

Original design-Created for a guild challenge. We could use only black and white and one color. I was given yellow, and instantly thought of goldfinch and butterflies. I like the contrast of black and white sheep with the pop of color.
The butterflies are mini 3-D quilts.

Quilt size: width: 12" height: 16"

Spring: Aviv! Spring: Aviv!
By: Debbie,
Israel

Aviv is the Hebrew word for Spring. This quilt was made for an exhibit at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens several years ago. It’s three dimensional, with the Timtex filled flowers, grass and butterflies appliqued on a pieced background.

Quilt size: width: 41" height: 41"

Springtime Mystery Springtime Mystery
By: Carol in Indy,
Indiana, USA

This was a mystery quilt done by my guild in 2007. It was my second mystery quilt and I love the bright colors.

Quilt size: width: 41" height: 43"

Sunshine Sunshine
By: Turid Bakken,
Norway

This quilt reminds me of springtime. The sun this time of the year is important, especially in Norway with little or even no sun in the winter in parts of the country. Made from yellow and orange scraps and denim. Quilted by Janne Grethe Torsvik.

Quilt size: width: 62" height: 80"

Twitterpated Twitterpated
By: Pamela Scoville,
New Jersey, USA

Twitterpated is a scrap quilt with wool batting and a linen backing. It will replace my old bed quilt that sunlight and cats have managed to make look pretty shabby. Cheryl Winslow quilted it for me and this picture was taken right after I picked it up. It will be bound in prairie points.

Quilt size: width: 93" height: 103"

Welcome to spring Welcome to spring
By: Jenny in NZ,
New Zealand

OLE, spring has arrived in both fabric and the celebration of spring.
A free pattern design from Chantel at stained glass studio which I converted for quilting, alive with color and spring in her step.

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 30"

Woodland Critters Baby Quilt Woodland Critters Baby Quilt
By: Quilting Babcia,
Oregon, USA

Made with a sweet vintage woodland animal fabric from my stash. Block border and backing also vintage fabrics. Free motion quilted. A donation quilt.

Quilt size: width: 38" height: 38"

You are a Seed You are a Seed
By: KrisTMJ,
Nebraska, USA

This quilt is made with a Cori Dantini panel that I was hoarding because I love her work so much. Around the panel I tried my hand at one block wonder blocks. I wanted to do some free-from trellis quilting through the flowers, use a filler and echo quilting. I did fused and regular applique also.

Quilt size: width: 32.5" height: 32.5"


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This post was published on April 5th, 2013. Post topics: Quilt Gallery.

80 Responses to “Springtime Quilts”

  1. Paule-Marie says:

    Freesias. They are the only flower other than old fashioned roses, like the Willie Brunner, that I can take the scent.

  2. Joyce says:

    I think i have fallen for Tulips this year.

  3. Sharon says:

    Namaqualand Daisies that flower only in Southern Africa. They are a wild flower and are spectacular when flowering. Google them and have a look!

  4. Julie B says:

    I love wild grape hyacinth when I take walks in the park in the spring.

  5. lindawwww says:

    Tulips always.

  6. Yvonne says:

    The prairie crocus is a welcome sign of spring.

  7. Barbara Norton says:

    I love tulips. All the colors!!

  8. Mariangels Ferrando says:

    My favourite spring flowers are daffodils

  9. heleen says:

    My favourite spring flower are daffodils. The yellow ones are so nice. Ot’s a shame it’s still too cold here for many flowers.

  10. Kathy Gentry says:

    I love all of the spring flowers, but my favorites are the wild Virginia bluebells. They grow in our bottom ground and look like a sea of blue when they bloom. They have a beautiful scent, as well.

  11. Rose says:

    My favourite springtime flower is a daffodil. They are so sunny and smile-inducing.

  12. Tina Gilley says:

    It Is Hard To Say, I Love So Many Azeala,Brides Wreath,Peach Blossom, Lavender Clover,Red Top Clover, Spider Wort, But I Guess My Favorite Is The Wild White English Roses.

  13. Karen Schultz says:

    My favorite Spring flowers are daffodils, in fact I was just at a nursey who had some potted ones – I love to smell them!

  14. Karen H says:

    Without a doubt it is the diminutive snowdrop. They are a harbinger of spring. The tiny blossoms look so delicate and they hold the promise of warmer days and the return of the migratory birds.

  15. Kate says:

    There are so many lovely flowers, but my favorit spring flower is the Blue Pearl hyacinth.

  16. Nancy says:

    I have daffodils, wisteria, fressias, jasmine, lemon blossoms and several roses that pefume my yard. I can’t choose a favorite. I wish I had lilacs!

  17. Maria do Carmo says:

    Amo glicinias e líros.Obrigada.tiacarmihapezzuto@gmail.com

  18. Carol says:

    I love to see the bright yellow daffodils every spring. The lilacs even top the daffodils, though.

  19. Nealich says:

    i like the small blue hyacinth, these looks like grapes, in german say “Traubenhyazinthen”

  20. Crispy says:

    I love crocuses the most. Such brave little flowers poking their heads through the snow.

  21. Rosalee says:

    All beautiful and gorgeous!!

  22. Jennifer says:

    such beautiful work everybody. Is so hard to decide. One day I hope to do work as beautiful.

  23. jean says:

    My favorite springtime flower is the daffodil. So sunny and bright!

  24. Garilyn says:

    I also love tulips!

  25. Kevyn says:

    I love daffodils! They just say Spring to me, even poking thru pure white snow.

  26. Mary Van Dijk says:

    My favorite spring flower is Lily of the Valley. We have quite a large patch growing under some walnut trees and the fragrance is beautiful in the spring air.

  27. Julie Fukuda says:

    Cherry blossoms are probably the most popular in japan but I love plum blossoms because they are the true harbinger of spring.

  28. Sharon Joyner Griffith says:

    Oh they are all lovely..but I love the flower ones so my votes are in….

  29. Lynn says:

    My Favorite flower as of now, because it changes, is the “Bleeding Heart” I have one out my front door and it’s beautiful.

  30. Hyacinths, they smell so good!

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