Weekly Themed Quilt Contests
School Days and/or Changing Seasons
- Total submissions: 15
- Total countries: 4
- Total provinces: 2
- Total states: 8
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Bookshelf (36" x 45")
By: Donna, Michigan, USA
Blog: Quilt in Progress
I used an assortment of paper-piecing patterns and scraps to create this bookshelf, then designed the "wood" portion myself. Details include blue fabric with stars to represent a veteran's flag, pendulum clock with "gold" pendulum, candlestick lamp, birdhouse bookend, and a jar of baseball gumballs.
Cat in the Hat (36" x 48")
By: Jaime Goodrich, New Jersey, USA
Blog: Stitches to Sprinkles
My oldest daughter was going off to preschool and needed a blanket for nap time. What is more perfect and appropriate than the Cat in the Hat! One side has blocks featuring the different aspects of the story, the other has a large panel of the Cat along with the whole story written out.
Happy School Days (42" x 49")
By: Kathleen Snow, Virginia, USA
This was made for a co-worker retiring after 15 years as a school nurse. It is based around a 16" schoolhouse block from Nancy Johnson-Srebro surrounded with blocks from my extensive collection of school based fabrics. There is a group photo of our team featured above the schoolhouse block.
In My Classroom (62" x 87")
By: Polly, Virginia, USA
Blog: Aunt Polly's Porch
In June, I retired from teaching special education for 34 years. The center panel of this quilt, hung on the wall in my classroom for many years. So, I designed the quilt around it! It means allot to me as it reminds me every time I see it, of all my students who touched my heart over the years!
Jordyn's School Quilt (60" x 80")
By: Tammie Pruitt, California, USA
My grandaughter called me up one day and said "Gramy, could you make me a quilt for my school?" Aww how could I say no. This has her school colors and school sayings on it. I did finish it and quilt it. She loved it. We donated it to her school to raise money.
Lapiceros de colores para Mirari (45" x 53")
By: ana-ane, Spain
Blog: ana-ane puntasdas con gusto no....pican
Con los restos del quilt que hice para Noelia y Ganix, he hecho este de laciperos de colores, para abrigar las horas de estudio de mi hija Mirari
With the remains of the quilt that I did for Noelia and Ganix, I have done this one of colored pencils , to shelter the hours of study of my daughter
REntree (36" x 48")
By: malice, Switzerland
School Days (30" x 25")
By: Cheryl Hartzog, Florida, USA
Blog: Quilts & Art by Cheryl
Made for my sister , I drew,used wonder under ,cut out & ironed on the school house and the school bus as well as everything else & machine quilted.
I also put a real bell in the bell tower but took picture before adding that.
School Playmat (22" x 16")
By: Anita Amodeo, Florida, USA
Blog: Margret Mary's Place
This is a playmat I made for a charity donation. The 'outside' playground, with the bus arriving with more children...is attached to the 'school room'. There is a pocket on the back to hold all the machine embroidered dolls and accessories. The playmat folds up for easy 'totability'.
september schoolhouse (28" x 28")
By: grace thorne, Maine, USA
another quilt of the month from "a month of sundays" book; this was done as a round robin...it so evokes fall and the start of school in september
September's Theme (16" x 20")
By: Judee Koda, California, USA
This is one of the first wall hangings I made. It is mostly paper pieced. I used the Quilter's Choice pattern book. Through an online forum, I met some other quilters making the same projects. We are still in touch online.
Spring is on it's way (8" x 11")
By: Jo Hobson, British Columbia, Canada
This is a journal quilt showing the mountains changing from Winter to Spring. As the snow starts to melt and the leaves start to grow on the trees. An appliqued background with machine embroidered features.
Strolling the Block (52" x 66")
By: Gale Lavers, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
This quilt was a free bom hosted by hgtv in 2002. I had so much fun finding different fabrics for each background, and making each one unique with different techinques. I love the september block and this quilt is a treasure in our house. It will be passed down for generations. Thanks HGTV
Summer into Fall (65" x 65")
By: Debbie Grasley, Minnesota, USA
I made this as part of a mystery quilt for Jill, my then future daughter-in-law. Since then, they have married and had my first granddaughter. I love the colors and how it turned out.
Wonky Schoolhouse (15" x 20")
By: Barbara Stanbro, Oregon, USA
Blog: Cat Patches
This is a wall hanging made for a nearly life-long friend who teaches 4th grade. I saw this pattern and I knew I needed to make it for my friend. It is raw-edged applique, embellished with beads and buttons and free motion quilted.