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  • Total submissions: 22
  • Total countries: 6
  • Total provinces: 2
  • Total states: 8

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3 Dimensional Adobe Pueblo 3 Dimensional Adobe Pueblo
By: Barb forrister,
Texas, USA

This contemporary southwest adobe is reminiscent of the neighborhood in which I grew up. The colors employ the traditional earth tone browns and peaches accented with turquoise trim and red rug weavings and chili ristras. There are 5 interconnecting units with vigas incorporated and the roofs are

Quilt size: width: 12" height: 20"

Barn Lover Barn Lover
By: Rhonda Lawton,
Texas, USA

I grew up around barns on my grandparents farm and love the shapes, the old wood and the scenery around them. This quilt was made to depict my love for them.

Quilt size: width: 49" height: 53"

barns of rural America barns of rural America
By: diane larson,
Iowa, USA

Being a farmwife I know all about the disappearing barns from the rural landscape and decided to do this quilt depicting the different styles of barns from years past. With the rising popularity of barn quilts these days I thought it even now more appropriate.

Quilt size: width: 64" height: 64"

Buildings for Christopher Buildings for Christopher
By: Debbie Lange Quilting,
Indiana, USA

A graduation gift for my nephew for receiving his Architecture degree. Notice the skyscraper, schoolhouse, barn and silo, castle and many homes. I used prairie points for curtains in home windows and as bushes and flowers. Sun is part of a mariner’s compass. Details for the castle were fussy cut.

Quilt size: width: 66" height: 79"

Center Street USA Center Street USA
By: Jean Buchanan,
Ohio, USA

This is paper pieced with applique vine, leaves, hearts and birds. It is machine pieced and quilted. I saw this quilt make up at a venders place at a quilt show and wanted to make it. The design is by Betty Neff from Canton, Pa.

Quilt size: width: 52" height: 52"

Chaco I Chaco I
By: Sally Gould Wright,
California, USA

My digital photo from a trip to the Anasazi ruin Pueblo Bonito at Chaco Canyon in the 4 Corners area of New Mexico inspired this pictorial applique’ quilt. I used hand dyed cottons and batiks with added fabric paint and free motion quilting to create the details and inspire the mood.

Quilt size: width: 28" height: 38"

First Home First Home
By: Denise Mitchell,
California, USA

The story behind this quilt is that this was our daughter’s first home. So while it was being built I took photo’s of the progress, start to finish! Empty lot to a beautiful home !!

Quilt size: width: 64" height: 58"

Grandma's House Grandma’s House
By: Sophia Carroll,
Oregon, USA

I made this for my daughter’s grandmother for Christmas several years ago. It has hung in her bedroom ever since. It was also one of the first quilts I ever made.

Quilt size: width: 57" height: 64"

Hime and Harvest Hime and Harvest
By: Denise French,
Ontario, Canada

Home and Harvest was designed by Erica Kaprow to be made using wool. I made my version using 100% cotton fabrics and needleturn hand applique.
The small blocks are 8 inches.

Quilt size: width: 42" height: 42"

Home Is Where The Heat Is Home Is Where The Heat Is
By: Kaaren Biggs,
Ontario, Canada

I made this wallhanging several years ago from a commercial pattern which I no longer have so I am unable to give credit to the designer. I have always wanted to live in a log house by the water! The door sign was included with the pattern and the ceramic fish and loons were gifts from friends.

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 24"

Homespun Houses Homespun Houses
By: Heather Scott,
California, USA

The inspiration for this quilt came from a Schnibbles pattern….except I was too frugal to buy the pattern so I created one of my own and included stars in the quilt. Homespun fabrics are among my favorites and it gave this quilt a sweet, country look.

Quilt size: width: 49" height: 60"

Life in a Rainbow Life in a Rainbow
By: Darlene Bayley,
Alberta, Canada

Inspired by a street scene from Ireland and a challenge to my Fibre Arts Club on fractures. I drafted the street scene with a “rainbow” running through it and then appilqued each section accordingly. At the end, I cut the scene along the rainbow color changes and juxtaposed it.

Quilt size: width: 18″" height: 16″"

Little Pink Houses Little Pink Houses
By: Delia Hardcastle,
United Arab Emirates

Little Pink Houses was made many years ago in expectation of a grandaughter arriving one day. Finally the blessed event will be any day now. The houses were paper pieced, the top machine stitched, and the quilt was finished with hand quilting. Every stitch was a joy.

Quilt size: width: 34" height: 39"

Living Next Door Living Next Door
By: Syverkstan,

Six different individuals living together like a big family.
I made this wallhanger a while ago, using my fantasy and different technics. It was fun to make and I think it became a happy one.

Quilt size: width: 24½" height: 42"

Manarola, Italy Manarola, Italy
By: Sally Manke, Fiber Artist,
Michigan, USA

This quilted wall hanging depicts the coastline of Manarola, Italy. We stayed in this tiny village while hiking the trails though the area. The colorful buildings, rocky shore and crashing waves are recreated with raw edge applique, confetti quilting, thread painting with cottons and other fibers.

Quilt size: width: 40" height: 32"

Memories of Ireland Memories of Ireland
By: QuilterKat,
California, USA

Made to celebrate my daughter’s study abroad semester in Ireland. Unfortunately, the photo doesn’t show all the embroidery details. Quilted into the border is an Irish prayer: “May the sound of happy music and the lilt of Irish laughter fill your heart with gladness that stays forever after.”

Quilt size: width: 60" height: 60"

My house is my castle My house is my castle
By: Willeke de la Chambre – van der Velden,

In 2012, I participated in ”Building houses from scraps”
For each day of 2012, I made a house 7,5 x 7,5 cm; with a larger one in the middle. It was great fun to make the 266 houses. (but I was glad when New Year came in sight ;) )

Quilt size: width: 51" height: 63"

RENT Wall Hanging RENT Wall Hanging
By: RENT Wall Hanging,

I completed this quilt for our local theatre company to raffle, my thespian husband and talented step daughter are in this production of RENT. I free motion quilted this with a technique I had not done before, echo quilting, and feel it looks very effective and is perfect for a wall hanging.

Quilt size: width: 37" height: 44"

Road Trip Road Trip
By: Claire Alexander,
Oregon, USA

The road trip is through city and country, day and night, with the buildings on the city half, of course. Because of color balance, driving as the British do worked best. The little quilt started with the black and gold fabric that became the center line.

Quilt size: width: 10" height: 10"

Ryokan Ryokan
California, USA

Ryokan means ‘inn’ in Japanese. These little Japanese inns each feature a different 6″ pieced block.

Quilt size: width: 62" height: 75"

Strolling Down the Block Strolling Down the Block
By: kbo,
California, USA

I collected Liberty Falls houses over the years and have more than I need, so I made “Strolling Down the Block” a calender quilt from HGTV’s website in 2003. finished in 2005. I love to embellish.

Quilt size: width: 54" height: 72"

Windmill Magic Windmill Magic
By: Gene Black,
Alabama, USA

This is a quilt that I made using hand dyed fabrics. The basic pattern was designed by Laura Wasilowski in her book “Fanciful Stitches, Colorful Quilts”
I chose different colors and shibori fabrics to enhance the design. I think the shibori for both the tulips and the windmill blades add interest

Quilt size: width: 18" height: 21"

House and Building Quilts

118 thoughts on “House and Building Quilts

  • August 24, 2013 at 12:19 am

    Gorgeous house quilts. And thankyou FQS for a lovely giveaway – I love Lola by Dear Stella.

  • August 24, 2013 at 12:36 am

    Hands down my favorite is “Adventures” by Stephanie Marie Designs. Think this bundle will be on my next order, LOVE it !!!! Thanks for the chance at this give away.

  • August 24, 2013 at 12:54 am

    The Anne Sutton designer FQ’s are so fresh looking, spring is around the corner here and they would make a lovely spring quilt.

  • August 24, 2013 at 1:01 am

    What pretty quilts!!! My favorite bundle is Hot Chocolate by Nancy Mink…thanks for the sweet giveaway!

  • August 24, 2013 at 4:46 am

    I love Perrymint by Dear Stella. I also really enjoy viewing all the wonderful quilts. Thanks!

  • August 24, 2013 at 7:20 am

    Gracie Girl is my favorite. Thanks for a chance to win. The clocks and watches really catch my eye in this set.

  • August 24, 2013 at 7:40 am

    My favorite is probably the New Moda Bella solids, but I also love the Bermuda Urban Zoologie Fat Quarter Bundle.

  • August 24, 2013 at 8:29 am

    High Street Fat Quarter Bundle Lily Ashbury for Moda Fabrics
    Loving that bundle . I also love Gracie girl. Have my fingers crossed Thanks.

  • August 24, 2013 at 8:50 am

    Great contest….I am really stuck on two so I have to say Pippa and Perfect Pairing are my favorites….Good luck everyone.

  • August 24, 2013 at 9:09 am

    Love these contests, so many beautiful quilts hard to pick just one, lots of talent out there.

  • August 24, 2013 at 9:28 am

    I love all the quilts. It was so hard to vote. I also loved all the fat qtrs but think the New Bella Soliods are great because I am always looking for a little bit of a soliod for something I’m doing.

  • August 24, 2013 at 9:43 am

    Timeless by Tanya Whelan is gorgeous

  • August 24, 2013 at 11:13 am

    Mosaic Florence is my fave. Love the soft greens!

  • August 24, 2013 at 11:41 am

    I think Perfect Pairing by Kim Diehl would be a perfect pairing for a new English Paper Piecing project for me!

  • August 24, 2013 at 11:55 am

    I love all the quilts I also loved all the fat quarters but think the Pippa are great because I am always looking for a little bit of a texture.

  • August 24, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    I really like all the quilts, it was hard to just pick three. Thanks for the giveaway.
    smjohns63 at yahoo dot com

  • August 24, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    Would love to add Snowman Gathering to my stash.

  • August 24, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    What a variety of beautiful house quilts! Checked out the new FQ bundles and love Nevada Sun Tule FQ bundle. Thanks so much!

  • August 24, 2013 at 5:42 pm

    Thanks for another great contest. I really enjoy looking at the quilts every week. The Spring Urban Zoology bundle is my current favorite at the Fat Quarter Shop.

  • August 24, 2013 at 7:28 pm

    I like the Burmuda Urban Zoologie…I’m on an elephant kick. I have to make myself put elephant fabrics back on the shelf at the LQS or I’d walk out with all of them :-)

  • August 24, 2013 at 9:36 pm

    Love all the quilts such creative work . My favorite fat quarters are Hot Chocolate such fun

  • August 24, 2013 at 10:43 pm

    Gracie Girl is my favorite.

  • August 25, 2013 at 12:12 am

    Awesome quilts this week! It was so hard to pick just three. I must have trouble making decisions, I couldn’t pick just one bundle from the Fat Quarter Shop either. Love Gracie Girl and Snowman Gathering…. and Truly Crazy for Christmas Flannel!

  • August 25, 2013 at 12:59 am

    Nice quilts!! Everyone is so talented. My favorite fat quarters are Grandmas Garden. Love it..

  • August 25, 2013 at 1:24 am

    Truly crazy for Christmas, because I truly am….beautiful quilts too.

  • August 25, 2013 at 2:06 am

    I am in love with all things Lily Ashbury. So High Street is on my Must have list.

  • August 25, 2013 at 7:06 am

    bella solids….i am designing a quilt now that needs them….thanks

  • August 25, 2013 at 7:56 am

    I like the Hot Chocolate group.

  • August 25, 2013 at 7:59 am

    I liked the Bella Solids.

  • August 25, 2013 at 8:05 am

    What fabulous competition. It was truly difficult to choose from the great quilts on display.

  • August 25, 2013 at 8:08 am

    Pretty quilts. Hot chocolate is nice.

  • August 25, 2013 at 8:23 am

    Love the snowman gatherings or Kim Diehl’s perfect pairings. Thank you.

  • August 25, 2013 at 8:24 am

    I like the house quilts….. I love pre-cuts they allow so much variety for the price per yard of fabric — I love prints but I am looking more and more at solids to add a different look to my quilts so my pick would be the Bella Solids……

  • August 25, 2013 at 8:32 am

    I love Lola by Dear Stella!!

  • August 25, 2013 at 8:56 am

    THANK YOU for the opportunity to win this week’s prize, Fat Quarter Shop! I love the bundle Perfect Pairing by Kim Diehl.

  • August 25, 2013 at 9:00 am

    I really like Vickie Eapen’s Blogger’s Choice Fat Quarter Bundle

  • August 25, 2013 at 9:26 am

    Hi!!!! I love most of them!!!! I love love the Cozy Kitties!!!! I know a little girl who would love them too!!!! Thanks for the fun give away!!!!

  • August 25, 2013 at 10:03 am

    I like Cozy Kitties. One of my grand daughters wants me to make her a kitty quilt, and this fabric would be perfect. Thanks for giving me a chance to win this beautiful fabric.

  • August 25, 2013 at 10:19 am

    I love quite all the bundles but if I had to chose only one it would be Fresco Florence by Denyse Schmidt. Thank you for the great work you do with your blog. Hugs from France

  • August 25, 2013 at 10:48 am

    Congratulations to all the quilters, such fabulous projects. This is the first time I have participated in the voting, this is a great event and I will check back next week!

  • August 25, 2013 at 10:51 am

    High Street Fat Quarter Bundle is my favorite..

  • August 25, 2013 at 10:54 am

    Fabulous quilts, each and every one!

  • August 25, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    Loved the house quilts. Such unique ideas. Had to vote for the RENT because my husband is a property manager AND I liked it.

  • August 25, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    Lovely quilts, folks!
    I’m new at this quilting thing, and I’m just building up a stash. The new bella solids from Moda are both practical and vibrant.

  • August 25, 2013 at 6:09 pm

    The Kozy Kitties bundle is my favorite!

  • August 25, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    Love all the different ideas. I’d love to make one of my own one day.

  • August 25, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    I like Snowmen Gathering. Thanks for the giveaway.

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