Saturday, October 26, 2013

Blogger's Quilt Festival - Fall 2013

It's that wonderful time of the year - yes, its time for the Blogger's Quilt Festival.  So much quilty inspiration!
 
My entry for this fall is my Spider Web quilt.



It was very easy to make using a tutorial at Quiltville, and best of all - it made a major dent in my scrap boxes!  If you have an overflowing scrap pile, then I suggest this pattern.

 
I hand quilted this in about 2 weeks which is kinda fast for me, but I set a goal that I wanted to see this quilt done and on my bed.  The spider webs are quilted with white thread and the red areas are quilted with red thread.
 
(Thanks Little Guy, for adding a set of little paws to the photo.  Its good to know that my quilts are protected from attack squirrels and ninja cats.)


I think you can tell that I have made a lot of kid quilts by looking at all the pinks and bright colored scraps.  It is rare for me to keep a quilt.  The few that I have are put away and not used.


At first, I really didn't like the look of it on my bed.  It was so bold and bright!  But then, it really grew on me and I get a smile every morning waking up to my bright quilt.  I love the feeling of actually using my quilts.
 
Please check out all the other quilts during the Blogger's Quilt Festival and I hope that you join us in all this fun.

Blogger's Quilt Festival - AmysCreativeSide.com 

21 comments:

  1. Beautiful! The red background is great with all the scrappiness! I really want to make one of these some day in the future.:)

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  2. Wonderful scrappy quilt! I really like the red background ... :) Pat

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  3. Oh Mina - what a fantastic quilt! LOVE IT!! This pattern is on my long list of quilts I want to do . Hope mine turns out as wonderful as yours.

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  4. The rest background is perfect. And wow, that is some speedy hand quilting!

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  5. This is gorgeous! Starting with the last photo, is that backing perfect or what? Love how the star shapes mirror the red stars between the scrappy spiderwebs on the front.

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  6. Awesome, quilt Mina. Such fun colours and I love that it busts the scrap drawers!

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  7. Ooh I love this. I think the red is brill

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  8. I love this quilt! But you are right, it would probably look better on my bed! ;)

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  9. So very pretty! I love Spiderweb quilts.

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  10. Love your Spider Web quilt. It was this very pattern on Quiltville that got me addicted to Bonnie Hunter's stuff!

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  11. Beautiful work! And glad to hear it's being used, I just really love to see a real quilt on a bed!

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  12. It is a gorgeous, cheerful quilt Mina! I don't usually keep the quilts I make either. I only have one, which I made for my Fiancee.

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  13. Stunning! Red was a truly inspired choice for the background.

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  14. I'm so happy to hear you are using this one! I am in the middle of a king sized spiderweb for my bed but it just seems endless at this point.,, ( and other projects keep jumping ahead in the line). Hope I can finish it and enjoy it too~

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  15. Great quilt! I always say the more fabrics the better and this quilt has plenty. This is one of my favorite patterns and your quilt inspires me to make it again with red as the constant..

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  16. Great quilt love the red on it!

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  17. I'm getting ready to make a spider web quilt with a floral red background so yours caught my eye...great job!

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  18. Great colors! My dogs hop in my pictures all the time too :)

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