Thursday, October 31, 2013

Fall 2013 Blogger’s Quilt Festival-Part II

Welcome intrepid travelers from Amy’s Blogger’s Quilt Festival and regular visitor’s to Queenie’s wee blog.
Amy graciously allows each person to enter 2 quilts per show and this is my second, a quilted pillow top called “Wonky Dice” which I’m entering in the Doll/Mini Quilt category.  Please click on any and all photos for an up-close view.
Oh, about a month or so ago I took a workshop from the extremely talented Sharon Schamber and learned her amazing Piec-lique technique which makes complex and curved piecing very approachable.  The next day I adventured (as Queenie has been known to do) with this newly learned technique and created this fun little wonky dice block.
I then snuggled it next to another project on Sir Owen the Innova for some quick quilting of bubbly pebbles.
I added extra batting/trapunto to the round pieced shapes creating a  petite pillow for each.
I finished Wonky Dice with a flanged binding and a lapped back for easy insertion of a pillow form.
Quilt Stats:
Size: 18” x 18”
Fabric: Various and assorted from the vast Queenie stash
Quilting: Hand guided custom quilting, 40 weight polly thread
Batting: 80/20
Please click here to see my other quilt in the festival “Arabian Nights”
A hardy round of applause, standing ovation and many thanks to Amy for another outstanding Blogger’s Quilt Festival.  Please click here to see other beautiful quilts… and… pssst* vote for me starting November 1 ;o)

Until next time,
Have a great day!
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Jennifer said...

You and the Queenie Mother have been up to so much beautiful quilting lately! I am thrilled to see it all come together!

Joanie's Trendy Quilts said...

Fantastic quilting on both Wonky Dice and Arabian Nights! Having fun perusing your interesting blog. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a kind note about the quilting on my Blue and White Wyoming Star Quilt.

CitricSugar said...

Lovely work - such fun fabrics!

Sew French said...

What a happy pillow!

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