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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Blogger's Quilt Festival - 2011


This is my 2nd year participating in the Blogger's Quilt Festival hosted by Amy's Creative Side.  Make sure you stop by and check out all the blogs that linked up.  If you haven't yet, you should link up a quilt, too!

The quilt I have chosen to share isn't exactly finished yet...but that's okay, right?

I'm sharing my version of the Supernova quilt (pattern by Lee @ Freshly Pieced). 


I have only been quilting for about 3 years now.  I love it!  When I got started, I didn't even know how to sew.  I learned by attending Mystery Quilt nights at my local quilt shop.  At first, I would just choose a 'kit' from the 6 or 7 choices they had picked out to make my mystery quilt.  It was like a paint by numbers.  Eventually, I started choosing my own fabrics.  The pattern was still a mystery.  As I started learning, I started choosing my own patterns AND fabric (this just happened recently).  Of course, most of my first quilts ended up as gifts for family.  That being said, this supernova quilt is the first quilt pattern that I chose both the pattern and the fabric just for me.  :)  I am so proud of the way it is turning out.  This is also the first quilt that I have ventured into quilting it however I wanted.  Most of my first quilts are just stippled.  This one, I decided to quilt to my heart's content. 


I hope you like this quilt as much as I do...If only you guys could feel it with me...the texture is so nice!

34 comments:

  1. oh, your supernova is fantastic! I really enjoyed the qa, and love, even now, seeing all the quilts come together. Can't wait to see the backing & binding too...

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  2. wonderful choice of fabrics and colors!!!!!too many quilters are letting the fabric designers make their decisions. You have a fantastic eye for color, value and pattern. I look forward to seeing future quilts
    Ann

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  3. I love it!! It's going to be gorgeous once it's all done

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  4. Oh it is beautiful! So glad you are making one just for you!

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  5. I love your color combinations on your supernova. Great job!

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  6. This one jumped out of the linky party at me - LOVE your colours!!

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  7. Wow, gorgeous supernova!! The colors are amazing!

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  8. Love the supernova and your fabric choices!

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  9. That's a pattern I've admired since Lee first showed it -- and I love your monochromatic treatment!

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  10. I love your complementary color scheme on your supernova quilt! The quilting you are choosing to do on it is really highlighting the overall design. The project is coming together so nicely!

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  11. Greetings from Hungary. I really like your quilt. Beautiful colors, and stitching. I love the asymmetrical patterns.

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  12. The colours are fantastic! It glows just like a supernova! I love how you are quilting it - well done!

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  13. Love the quilt. but I am even more impressed by all the straight line quilting.

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  14. Oh it's fabulous! I'm impressed by that pattern as well as all of that quilting! I've been quilting for 3 years too and I am just now figuring out the free motion machine quilting, let alone custom quilting!

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  15. Wow this is just beautiful quilt and the quilting you've done is perfect :)

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  16. Love the Supernova quilt - such amazing colours!!

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  17. I love your Supernova! Love how your quilting looks, too! It is really great. Thanks for being part of the festival!

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  18. Loved your use of scraps and the machine quilting is fabulous. You're not a beginner anymore!

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  19. Love the SuperNova pattern!! and yours is a happy red and white.

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  20. I love your quilt too. Bright and bold, the colors look fantastic. Really nice job!

    And thanks for the nice comment.

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  21. I love the colors you chose for this quilt! It's so bold and warm. The quilting pattern is really nice too.

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  22. Love this quilt! The colors are stunning! quilting certainly gets more fun the longer you do it, and the more you do yourself. Congrats on a fab quilt!

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  23. I love the bright patterns you chose! Beautiful quilt!

    BTW Thanks for stopping by TheSingingSparrow.com!

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  24. Beautiful vibrant colors you have chosen! Maybe in three years I will have attempted something more "advanced"
    Thanks for stopping by!

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  25. Great colours....the red looks fantastic...my supernova is still in pieces :(
    I am planning a UFO month after christmas maybe it will get done then :)

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  26. I love the pattern and the strong contrast between the colors!

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  27. Fabulous quilt! And holy cow, girl. That quilting! Gorgeous. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  28. I love this! So graphic and the color combo is perfect. And that quilting! I think your blog name is spot on :).

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  29. Your quilt in progress is looking wonderful Mary! You've chosen wonderful fabrics for that pattern!! 8-)

    Thanks for your visit to my blog, and commenting!

    Happy stitchings!

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  30. That quilt is 'sew' pretty! I just love the fabrics. gorgous.
    ~Kimberlee

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  31. Gorgeous quilt, the fabrics work so well with the pattern.

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