Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Bloggers' Quilt Festival: Selfie

Welcome! The first of two quilts I am entering in the Bloggers' Quilt Festival hosted by Amy Ellis of Amy's Creative Side is Selfie.

Selfie full 

I designed this quilt with the help of You Patch, a website that not only converts your photo to a pixel quilt, but gives you the Kona Cotton solid colours to match it as well!

Measuring about 35" square, this quilt began as a photograph I took of myself and subsequently put through a black and white filter on Instagram.

Selfie quilting detail

It came together quite quickly , and even though those small squares finish at 3/4", I was delighted that my seams all matched up and the quilt was pretty square and flat once I completed it!

Selfie quilting closeup 

There is more on this quilt (including more close-up photos of the quilting) in my original blog post here.

Selfie

BQF Category: Small Quilts
Quilt Dimensions: 35" x 35"
Designed by: Me, with help from You Patch
Quilted by: Me, using Aurifil 50 weight thread in black, grey and white

Thank you for stopping by!

12 comments:

  1. Wow, I love this! Thanks for the links too, will check them out.

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  2. I really love these pixel quilts. I may have to try one for myself. Love yours!

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  3. So fun and great photo shoot!

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  4. This one just overwhelms me every time I see it. You know I want to make one like this of each of my grandchildren. You are always so inspiring. (I just voted for it too.)

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  5. Awesome quilt - I love the way you've cropped the image, so much impact!

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  6. I love everything about this quilt! Great photo, great pixelating, great piecing, great quilting! I voted for it.

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