Monday, May 16, 2011

Blogger's Quilt Festival

last fall i put a quilt in the Blogger's Quilt Festival over at Amy's Creative Side. it was so much fun looking at all of the different quilts that people entered into the show. i was afraid that i missed it this year but i just jumped onto Amy's blog & see that i still have time to enter. the next question was - which quilt? i sewed a lot this past weekend and decided to show you all my oldest wip that i finished. so without further ado...... here it is.

sort of a wonky picture of it but its pouring down rain & i can't get out to get a better pic of it. i got the fabric 2 years ago (i think) in a great quilt shop in Florida. it was a fat quarter stack that the shop put together. i ended up finding some yardage somewhere along the way & i ended up with this quilt. i know that i had started out with a pattern but i messed it up in the middle of it & so i just renegaded it & ended up with this. i quilted it myself with all over swirls in a green thread and i am pleased with how it turned out. one of the most fun things about this quilt isn't the front of it.


its the back.

i used absolutely every scrap of fabric i had left over from the front to piece the back. i ended up having to add some brown kona just to get it big enough. the back is almost like a 2nd quilt. i love it.

so, there you have it. my spring 2011 Blogger's Quilt Festival entry. no long story behind it. it just took me awhile to get it finished. now that its finished i am wondering why i waited to long to finish it. wonders never cease.

7 comments:

Larissa said...

It's beautiful Ann!!

Jan said...

Oh, I really love it. The top is so original and the back is pieced, one of my favorite things.

Sarah Craig said...

What a great quilt, Ann! I love the front - very different design - and the back is the bomb!! It's such a great way to use up those little odds and ends left over after making the quilt top!! I'm so glad you decided to share it with us!!

Miki Willa said...

Wow! These colors are fantastic. I love the design on the front and the back. Great quilt.

Quiltbenaco said...

Hai abbinato i colori in modo fantastico, si fondono uno nell'altro.
Ciao

Rhanda said...

Ann, I really love the color combo. So pretty! So glad you shared it!

stitchinpenny said...

The back is a second quilt. I love 2 sided quilts. I also love the colors you used here. Great quilt.