Hello and welcome if you're visiting for the first time from Amy's wonderful Bloggers' Quilt Festival! Feel free to say a while and have a look around.
I'm not blogging a new quilt for BQF this time, unfortunately. But I am blogging a favourite.
I made this mini quilt for the For the Love of Solids Modern Swap on Flickr. There's a longer process post here if you'd like lots of detail. But the short of it is that the block is a Pickle Dish, hence the quilt's name. I found the inspiration in a Kaffe Fasset book - Quilt Romance. The inspiration quilt was done in patterned fabric, but as soon as I saw the block I knew that's what I wanted to make for my partner.
The quilting was a challenge to figure out - I was leaning toward free-motion somethingorother, but my quilty friends helped and I went in a totally different direction. What a great decision! I love how the quilting makes the block look spiky and adds a New York Beauty-esque layer to the overall look.
I hope you enjoyed my quilt and please be sure to visit the other fantabulous creations that are being shared in the Festival (500 as I write this post!).
I've seen this one before on your blog, but I just love it. The solids are awesome and you did a good job with figuring out how to quilt it. Love it.ReplyDelete
beautiful quilt! i love the use of all solids.ReplyDelete
what a fun design done all in solids. i am such a fan of using solids myself - i bet this certainly brightens up your partners space! Great job =)ReplyDelete
I have loved this from the start. Super use of color and quilting.ReplyDelete
This is a fab quilt Felicity. The quilting totally makes it. Love the circus-esque look.ReplyDelete
Wow, stunning! I'm totally blown away by this mini quilt, It looks so intricate and difficult! LURVE!ReplyDelete
I love this quilt and seeing it again is a treat! The quilting is perfect, the colours wonderful, it is just a piece of art.ReplyDelete
I love love love this!! You have such a talent for color and design!ReplyDelete
Oh yeah, that's the one, baby! Well, your wordy quilt was pretty deluxe, too. I must say....ReplyDelete
I love this little quilt.....it just sparkles.ReplyDelete
I love everything about this fun quilt, Felicity! Are you going to make one for yourself?......what a hard thing to give away!!ReplyDelete
I think you solid quilts are just amazing. I LOVE this quilt. It would have been hard to give away. But then again, I have been on the receiving end of your extreme generosity. This is a beautiful quilt, and the quilting is amazing.ReplyDelete
Oh I love this quilt panel, the solids are great in it - one for my to do list I thinkReplyDelete
Love it! The colours are great, the quilting is amazing.ReplyDelete
oh yeah - this one's a winner - just beautiful & inspiring!ReplyDelete
Love this one :)ReplyDelete
Wow! It's just gorgeous & I love the quilting- it suits it perfectly!ReplyDelete
This is a great quilt! I love the bright colors on the gray background and the quilting is brilliant!ReplyDelete
What a great quilt, love the saturated colors and you can never go wrong with pickle dishes.ReplyDelete
Such a timeless quilt.
Come see my entries #29 miniature applique reproduction and #31 antique 1850 Bethlehem Star.
love it - love it - love it !ReplyDelete
Wow, it's fabulous!!ReplyDelete
I love this quilt! Tho colors, the curves and the quilting are so impressive. Solids rule!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous! You're right! The quilting really enhances the design!ReplyDelete
I love this quilt. You took the very established pattern and gave it a wonderful twist.ReplyDelete
The quilting really is effective! At first glance, I thought those were all points. So cool!!! It really is a wonderful quilt, and your use of solids is just fabulous. Thanks for sharing! :)ReplyDelete
WOW! That is really beautiful! The quilting really sets it off well.ReplyDelete