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Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Bloggers' festival

I started a quilt for a work colleague who decided to move back to Darwin. She really wanted my version of Kentuckii Botannica, but that was for someone else and has already been given, so I decided to make something in the same colours, but different. I won't make the same quilts again. As I didn't have too much time, I decided to make an improv star quilt, with lots of negative space for what I enjoy - the quilting!

All pieced and basted

The only thing I had decided was that all the stars should be in the process of moving, so I quilted the main stars with trails. After that, I used fillers to complete the middle section of the quilt.
Detail of some of the middle.
after that, I then decided to quilt each of the four elements in each corner of the quilt - fire (sun)' water, wind and the earth, represented by plants.

I am linking up to http://amyscreativeside.com/category/bloggers-quilt-festival/
And am entering the home machine quilting and throw quilt categories? I hope you enjoy these pictures.

9 comments:

  1. I love this quilt - so modern and fun!

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  2. Great quilt. I love all the negative space (and the wonky stars). :)

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  3. Beautiful quilting on this! It really makes the quilt quite special.

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  4. Beautiful! Love your quilting plan.

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  5. Very nice, somehow very calm and peaceful! Looks like it'll be great to curl up with!

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  6. This looks awesome! Love your pattern and the quilting!

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  7. Very nice quilting! And I like the stars and negative space.

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  8. Thanks for your nice comments. Hopefully the quilt can be used when the air conditioning is cranked up in Darwin.

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