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Vote Now and Give-Away: Modern Geometric Quilts

Quilters' Show & Tell

Grab yourself a pencil and some paper as it’s voting time for this week’s Quilters’ Show & Tell event. The theme is Modern Geometric Quilts. There are 26 gorgeous quilts to inspire you.

This week’s guest judge is Karen Faeries and Fibres. She’ll have 100 bonus points to assign to up to four quilts.


Give-Away from Mishka’s Playground

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Mishka’s Playground is my own quilting design web site. It’s currently under construction but will hopefully be updated in the next few weeks. I’ve created the new site to showcase my own quilting designs and tutorials. Below are a few of my patterns with more coming soon.

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Give-Aways

For this week, I will be giving away copies of my patterns. The winners get to choose which two patterns or the booklet that they’d like. The quilter with the most community votes and guest judge points and one person leaving a comment below will win. Don’t worry, if you purchase one of my patterns and then win the give-away, I’ll refund your purchase price.

To enter the give-away: Leave a comment below answering: “What’s your favourite kind of pie?”. It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada, and I’ve been dreaming of pumpkin pie for weeks. You have until Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. (EDT) to enter the give-away.


This Week’s Quilts

Here are this week’s Modern Geometric Quilts:

Quick stats:

  • Total submissions: 26
  • Total countries: 11
  • Total provinces: 3
  • Total states: 10

You can click on the photo to view a larger version.

Black and White Black and White
By: Kate Lindberg,
Denmark
Blog: In My Footsteps

The Inspiration came from my daily walking in the forest, a flight journey and some personal experiences.
Sometimes we don`t see the thing, right in front of us.

The quilt is machine sewn and machine quilted, free motion and straight lines.

Materiel: cotton fabric in 3 colours – the red is

Quilt size: width: 42" height: 25"

Carson's Star Carson’s Star
By: Susan Cook,
Pennsylvania, USA
Blog: Larkspur Lane Designs

I used Hoffman 1895 watercolor fabrics to give this quilt a 3 dimensional look. It was named after my son, Carson, since he sat beside me as I designed it and helped me choose the colors.

Quilt size: width: 46" height: 46"

Chain Linked Eye Candy Chain Linked Eye Candy
By: Lorna McMahon,
Ontario, Canada
Blog: Sew Fresh Quilts

Designed by Amy Smart – Chain Linked
Seen Amy’s design online and just had to make one! Of all the quilts that I have made to date, this was my son’s favourite. But a part of this summer’s quilts for kids quilt drive, I donated it to the local women’s shelter.

Quilt size: width: 60" height: 72"

Esfera efecto volumen Esfera efecto volumen
By: Paqui Azores,
Spain
Blog: Patchwork y más

Este quilt esta hecho con la técnica de Log Cabin, 36 bloques forman la figura central más un marco de 5″. Es una creación de Valerija Mezhybovska, incluida en una revista de “Elena Patchwork”.

Quilt size: width: 40" height: 40"

Geocache Quilt Geocache Quilt
By: Holly Elam,
Alabama, USA
Blog: Fabric Mom

I made this quilt as a Father’s day present for my husband. He is an active Geocacher. The colors come from the Geocache logo.

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 36"

Ghost Layers Ghost Layers
By: Judy Stone,
Michigan, USA
Blog: quiltinginthebirds.blogspot.com

This quilt is the result of a class with Katie Pasquini Masopust. It is one of my favorite quilts that I have made. I attached it to a canvas so that it hangs like a picture. Machine applique and domestic machine quilted.

Quilt size: width: 18" height: 18"

Kaleidescope Kaleidescope
By: De,
Australia
Blog: Re-De-Zines

I made this quilt for my Dad for his birthday this year. Using the triangle templates to make up the spider web blocks and my scrappy strips. Was a fun yet challenging quilt for me as I dont usually work with scraps but I made myself push the boundaries.

Quilt size: width: 46" height: 58"

Marcia's Quilts Built by Imagination Marcia’s Quilts Built by Imagination
By: Marcia Wachuta,
Wisconsin, USA
Blog: Marcia’s Quilts Built by Imagination

My geometric quilts were created for Project Quilting in 2012. I based it on a photo from Spain of all the colorful houses. I made a long table runner and large place mat using the raw edge applique technique. I shared the construction process on my blog — You can make them too. Easy and fun!

Quilt size: width: 13.5" height: 17"

Modern Square Modern Square
By: Susan,
California, USA
Blog: quiltfabrication

It all started with the center block, made as an exercise for a Modern guild meeting. Then what to do? Enlarge and repeat!

Quilt size: width: 42" height: 42"

MY FIRST CHEVRON QUILT MY FIRST CHEVRON QUILT
By: MANIA HATZIIOANNIDI,
Greece
Blog: MARMALENA

I was inspired by a pattern I saw at Purl Bee site and elaborated it.

Quilt size: width: 82" height: 94"

Outside the box Outside the box
By: Oops-Lah,
Singapore
Blog: Oops-Lah

Quilt size: width: 38" height: 38"

Pegs Space Crystal Too Pegs Space Crystal Too
By: Peggy Riggen,
Texas, USA

This is the first quilt that I made start to finish even quilted it on my home machine.

Quilt size: width: 40" height: 41"

Pointed Pointed
By: Anja Schellberg,
Germany
Blog: Anja’s Allerlei

An arrangement of fabric scraps.

Quilt size: width: 50" height: 60"

Poppies Poppies
By: Rumi,
Bulgaria
Blog: 3patch

A friend of mine ordered a wall hanging for her modern interior.

Quilt size: width: 29" height: 29"

Purple Passion Purple Passion
By: Teresa Weaver,
Michigan, USA

I designed and made this quilt because I was trying to use up green and yellow scraps from another project, but the purple became the star of the show. I donated it to a local charity.

Quilt size: width: 40" height: 50"

Rainbow Fever Rainbow Fever
By: Abigail Van Buskirk,
California, USA

This is Judy Niemeyer’s Bali Fever pattern that I did for last year’s Quiltworx contest.

Quilt size: width: 67" height: 80"

Ring Around the Rainbow Ring Around the Rainbow
By: Connie Haynes,
Massachusetts, USA

This is my experiment with color and hexies.

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 36"

Sixpointed star Sixpointed star
By: Lies Bos-Varkevisser,
Netherlands
Blog: My website

I made this quilt by using the Super60™ and I was inspired by the book Sensational 6-Pointed Star Quilts.

Quilt size: width: 26" height: 26"

Taking Flight Taking Flight
By: Cynthia Brunz Designs,
Oregon, USA
Blog: Quilting is more fun than Housework

This quilt was made from a pattern called City Aviation out of Cherri House’s City Quilts book. All of the geese and pinwheels are 3D and the blocks are all made from solids, wovens or shot cottons. I quilted it myself in a various straight line quilting.

Quilt size: width: 72" height: 72"

Texas Teardrop Texas Teardrop
By: Sandra,
Utah, USA
Blog: Sandra’s Craft Corner

Saw the quilt on a blog over a year ago really liked it. She then had a QAL so I jumped right in. Pattern by Vicki Ruebel. Quilted on a domestic sewing machine; is about halfway done now.

Quilt size: width: 62" height: 62"

Think Positive Think Positive
By: Esch House Quilts,
Michigan, USA
Blog: Esch House Quilts

This version of Think Positive is about the drama of a neutral two-color quilt. I nearly used a bright binding, but decided to stick with the original color scheme and I’m so glad I did

Quilt size: width: 51" height: 73"

Train stop Train stop
By: Dorian Lucas,
California, USA
Blog: RidgeTopQuilts

This is a quilt for my oldest son, who is very passionate about trains. I used the hex n more ruler, and designed it myself.

Quilt size: width: 74" height: 84"

Uneven Rail Fence for Wheeler Mission Uneven Rail Fence for Wheeler Mission
By: Debbie Lange Quilting,
Indiana, USA
Blog: Debbie Lange Quilting

Quilt was donated to Wheeler Mission our local charity for the homeless. I used bright fabrics and I liked the uneven rail for the blocks.

Quilt size: width: 59" height: 77"

Whirling Stars Whirling Stars
By: Jenny in NZ,
New Zealand
Blog: jenny quilts

Adapted from a Tessellation quilt of the same name designed by Maureen James. Not enough fabric in my stash so it could not go on forever, instead it became my Meteor center.
The central star became my quilting template. The border I designed to reflect the impact should it ever strike our planet.

Quilt size: width: 42" height: 42"

Whisper Whisper
By: Kathy,
Manitoba, Canada
Blog: Tamarack Shack

I used a pattern called Whisper from the book Transparency Quilts. I hand dyed all the solid fabrics for a soft look. I free motion quilted with swirls in the circles and a simple meander in the background to keep with the modern feel.

Quilt size: width: 40" height: 50"

Wipey Box Quilt Wipey Box Quilt
By: GeoMama,
Alberta, Canada
Blog: Geo Mama

Pattern by Cynthia at Ahhh… Quilting. I made this as a wedding gift for my brother. He does woodworking, so I quilted all the background with dense organic lines to give a woodgrain feel. His wife loves polka dots and has a very funky sense of style. They loved it.

Quilt size: width: 56" height: 70"


Vote Now

Now it’s time for you to vote for your favourites!

  • Voting is open Friday to Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. (EDT)
  • One vote per person (based on IP address NOT email address), so have your family and friends cast a ballot for their favourite quilts
  • Winner announced next week

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.

Modern Geometric (Solids)

  • Esfera efecto volumen (36%, 135 Votes)
  • Black and White (21%, 79 Votes)
  • Carson's Star (17%, 62 Votes)
  • Wipey Box Quilt (16%, 60 Votes)
  • Sixpointed star (13%, 50 Votes)
  • Whirling Stars (13%, 47 Votes)
  • Whisper (13%, 47 Votes)
  • Poppies (11%, 43 Votes)
  • Rainbow Fever (11%, 40 Votes)
  • Texas Teardrop (10%, 37 Votes)
  • Outside the box (9%, 32 Votes)
  • Pointed (7%, 26 Votes)
  • Ghost Layers (7%, 25 Votes)
  • Taking Flight (6%, 21 Votes)
  • Pegs Space Crystal Too (5%, 17 Votes)
  • MY FIRST CHEVRON QUILT (4%, 15 Votes)
  • Kaleidescope (4%, 14 Votes)
  • Modern Square (3%, 12 Votes)
  • Chain Linked Eye Candy (2%, 8 Votes)
  • Ring Around the Rainbow (2%, 7 Votes)
  • Uneven Rail Fence for Wheeler Mission (2%, 6 Votes)
  • Geocache Quilt (1%, 5 Votes)
  • Think Positive (1%, 5 Votes)
  • Marcia's Quilts Built by Imagination (1%, 4 Votes)
  • Purple Passion (1%, 3 Votes)
  • Train stop (0%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 374

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Next Week’s Show & Tell

The theme for next week’s Quilters’ Show & Tell is Scrappy Stars. Any quilting technique, size or shape is acceptable and unfinished quilts are welcome as well. Please don’t submit a quilt you’ve already entered in the past… let’s see something different!

To enter: Submit your photo before Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. (EDT). If you are new here, please also read the Guidelines for additional information.

Enter your quilt here!


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This post was published on October 11th, 2013. Post topics: Quilt Gallery, Special Features. Post tags: , .

60 Responses to “Vote Now and Give-Away: Modern Geometric Quilts”

  1. kim smith says:

    I love a deep dish cherry.. awesome

  2. barbara woods says:

    beautiful quilts, i voted

  3. Tiffany says:

    I love chocolate pie with a walnut crust and bananas on it. Also, has to have homemade whipped cream. YUM!

  4. Heather says:

    Mmmmm….Apple pie!

  5. Paqui Azores Blazquez says:

    Me encanta la tarta de limón. Es super refrescante.

  6. Heather says:

    A good pumpkin pie

  7. Kristy says:

    Usually, I just love pie, period. But lately I have been on a pumpkin kick, and man, I am ready to break out the pumpkin pie!

  8. Linda Fleming says:

    I love strawberry and rhubarb!

  9. Héctor Sánchez says:

    Wow! “Esfera efecto volumen” Is the best Quilt I’ve ever see in a long time! Nice work :D

  10. Kate says:

    Apple pie with a vanilla icecream, is my favorit

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