Weekly Themed Quilt Contests
- Total submissions: 33
- Total countries: 11
- Total provinces: 1
- Total states: 13
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4 seasons (25" x 25")
By: beaquilter, North Carolina, USA
I embroidered these blocks on my embroidery machine a while ago, it's the same tree, just changed the thread colors and omitted the leaves on the winter tree. The designed the quilt in EQ7 as a log cabin and made them match the blocks, densely quilted feathers and bubbles and lines all over quilt.
A Gardeners' Journal (58.5" x 58.5")
By: Linda Gilli, California, USA
Blog: Stray Stitches
I revisited my love of embroidery and gardening while making this quilt.
Anthony's Quilt (36" x 48")
By: Tina Gilley, Florida, USA
Blog: Quilting For Enjoyment
I made this baby quilt for my grandson. The outside border has beige grossgrain ribbon and metalic fabric for dog leashes.
Birdie Stitches (42" x 56")
By: Mary on Lake Pulaski, Minnesota, USA
Blog: Mary on Lake Pulaski
This quilt is a BOM from Corey Yoder of Little Miss Shabby blog. I completed all the embroidery and patchwork, then put the quilt together and sent it to Mary Flynn of Quilt Hollow for her custom longarm quilting.
Black Rose (42" x 42")
By: Pauline, United Kingdom
Machine Embroidery and pierced quilt topper
Calyx (17" x 20")
By: Maria, Germany
Blog: Marias Quiltbox
Project 2 for my embroidery class. Kona Cotton and Kaffe Fassett fabrics.
Child of God (15" x 12")
By: Kristen, Minnesota, USA
I was a little girl who always wore my blonde hair in pigtails, and I loved playing in the garden. When I found the pattern for this embroidery I fell in love with it. I had some left over charms from Dilly Dally and knew they would be perfect to make this into a pillow
Circles of Life (46" x 58")
By: Jenny of Elefantz, Australia
The quilt has 12 blocks, six of them are the feature blocks. Every 'circle' in the quilt tells a story.
Circle of Life
Circles of Trust
Circle of Friendship
Each block has an abundance of hand embroidery, and a bit of applique. This quilt is my ow
Couverture afghane (56" x 64")
By: Marianne, Switzerland
this quilt is made of squares embroidered by Afghan women Laghami. Pascale Goldenberg project initiated http://www.deutsch-afghanische-initiative.de/projekte/frauenprojekte/stickprojekt_laghmani.html
Dutch Kids Quilt (90" x 86")
By: Betty Baerg, Arizona, USA
Designed by Marlene Baerg Oddie in 2005 to use the embroidered blocks I had made in the late 1940s. Marlene wanted me to have a project to distract me from the breast cancer diagnosis. She provided all the materials from her travels at that time. It took me 3 years to hand piece and hand quilt it.
Floral Quilt (52" x 66")
By: Diamant, Australia
Blog: Rambling around my Life
These six cross stitch pictures are from Thea Gouvernour's "Flower Portraits in Cross Stitch". They were combined with six rural scenes from Back Home Again from Wilmington Prints then surrounded by groups of soft floral and leafy prints
Flowers all around (21" x 21")
By: Turid Bakken, Norway
Blog: Den syende himmel
This stitchery is made on a Janome sewing machine. It was so fun to do. I made it for my sister's round table, with her favorite colors.
Gardener's Journal Quilt (50" x 50")
By: Terry Giet, Ohio, USA
Blog: Terry's Treasures
I bought the pattern for this quilt, and never got around to making it. Then some blog friends were doing a quilt along using this pattern, so I decided to join them. I'm glad I did because I just love this quilt! The pattern is from Anni Downs. :0)
Grandma's Thimbles (56" x 56")
By: Cathy Parker, California, USA
I collect antique silver thimbles. I designed this bluework quilt which represents many thimbles in my collection. I love it. It is hanging above my bed. It was machine quilted by Karen Gehring. If you are interested, I have it available as a pattern, from my website, www.quiltingbeedesigns.com.
Handbag (16" x 18")
By: Berit Hansen, Norway
Made this handbag for my friend, she love owls and use the handbag all the time:-)
Happy Honu (19" x 22")
By: Sharon Scott, California, USA
This is a Sylvia Pippen design. I was taught how to Sashiko by Sylvia, she is the best! Fun, fun, fun!
Hills and Fields in Alabama (16" x 14.7")
By: Gene Black, Alabama, USA
Blog: Gene Black an Alabama Artist and Quilter
This quilt was inspired by watching Carol Waugh on "The Quilt Show" I was amazed at the work she did using a combination of machine decorative stitches and hand embroidery.
This is my first completed piece in this style. I used my background in abstract art to design the work as I went.
Home Sweet Home (31" x 35")
By: sheila Craigie, Australia
Hand embroidered from a Commercial Pattern but with mine own additional embroidery and piecing pattern.
Incrusted Ferns (20" x 20")
By: Masha (ashenka), Russian Federation
Blog: cozy handmade
it was my photo from spring forest. then I created pattern for embroidery, then embroidered :), and, from this center piece gone a wall-hanging. hand quilted and hand embroidered.
Lace and Embroidery (100" x 110")
By: Isabell, United Kingdom
My quilt is made from Dupion Silk with hand embroidered fine cotton blocks appliqued onto the silk. Lace edgings have been added to create a gentle soft look to the quilt.
The lines for the pattern embroidery from a past issue of Inspirations Magazine (AU).
Bullion, french knot, chain stitches.
Mayflower - may flowers (20" x 13")
By: Leonie, Germany
Everyone has to start at some point - the little scene was my second quilt and I did it for a Doll Quilt Swap this May - it was themed "may flowers" and as I wondered how a flower pattern could look I decided to stich them, as I'm no regular stitcher I turned the other half into the Mayflower.
Mui Rojo Loco (I'm crazy for Red) (52.5" x 52.5")
By: Kathleen Dieter, Tennessee, USA
Red work embroidery and log cabin bloks combined to make this challenge quilt. I made this in 2002 for The Heritage Quilt Guild Challenge in Athens Tn.
Mushroom Life In The Forest (38.9" x 42.1")
By: Juditzsuzsanna, Belgium
Blog: Judit Balint's Handicrafts
Can you imagine how mushrooms live in the forest? I tried to imagine it and I made this quilt. This quilt is made of several embroidered squares and a 3D butterfly applique with beautiful matching colors. Enjoy it!
Nursery Rhymes (78" x 78")
By: Gail in NB, New Brunswick, Canada
Blog: Love To Quilt
The patterns are old...from the 30's and reprinted in our local newspaper back in 2003...I've always loved to embroider and combining it with my favourite past time of quilting just seemed to be the thing to do. Muslin and taupe floss .
Paradise (18" x 34")
By: Ingrid Behnke, Germany
This quilt is made from my wedding dress.
It shows a paradise bird, symbolising that I have the best husband ever since we married 37 years ago.
Passport to Freedom (40" x 40")
By: suzyhomemaker, Illinois, USA
Blog: Suzanne's Specialty Wall Quilts
Passport to Freedom.....husband's reflections of escaping from border patrol duty from Czech army into Austria at age 18, working for his passport, plane ticket and $50 to come to the freedom of America and settling in Chicago area...Dekalb /Cortland Illinois area to be specific.
Patchwork Heart Pillow (14" x 13")
By: Heidi Grohs, Texas, USA
Blog: Buttons and Butterflies
A pillow I made for my studio a few months after the loss of my daughter. It is entirely made of scraps, including a spare napkin I had laying around. The heart is paper pieced. The design and saying are from a book in my collection. It was truly a healing project!
Raggedy and Friends (in Chocolate) (61.4" x 77.5")
By: Elzaan @ Huisvlyt, Mauritius
This quilt was designed and hosted as a BOM by Kaaren Johnson from The Painted Quilt in 2010/2011. Kaaren made her quilt as a scrappy quilt. My version is made in shades of brown, to give it the chocolate look. Friendships were formed and I learned a few new techniques. I completed it in April 2012.
Raggedy Friends (56" x 72")
By: Sharon Vrooman, New York, USA
This was a BOM designed by Kaaren Johnsten. Loved all the sticheries and I hand quilted with matching floss. Of course - lots of buttons for embellishments.
Sea-alphabet for Celine (39" x 43")
By: Marjo B-W, Netherlands
Blog: MBWquilts en andere stofzaken
I cross-stitched an sea-alphabet for my granddaughter Celine. Just before finishing I thought: I don't need to copy this exactly, I'm more creative than that. I cut all letters out and combined them with courthouse steps blocks. And this is the result!
Slime MOld (18" x 18")
By: WaggonsWest, Missouri, USA
Blog: Twas Brillig and
Slime mold was inspired by an microscope image from Scientific American wisted by my swap partner. I don't know what it is, but Slime Mold seemed to fit, thus the name. It includes raw edge applique, hand dyed fabric, embroidery, beading, machine and hand quilting.
Summer magic! (12" x 24")
By: Sue Trevor, United Kingdom
Crazy Patchwork Quilt, embellished with buttons, beads and embroidery threads, please visit my blog to see this in much more detail :)
Tatum's Baby Blanket (40" x 40")
By: Shirley, Oklahoma, USA
I was happy to make this quilt for gdaughters baby. She said "Oh grandma its a girl" This was backed up by the next two ultrasound. Then its a boy. Hurry. Its Machine pieced and embroidery. You can see another image of it on my blog http://comfortquilts.blogspot.com/2011/03/tatums-quilt-close-up.htm