Quilt Festival-Fall 2009

>> Friday, October 9, 2009

Howdy! This post is celebrating the online Quilt Festival that Park City Girl is hosting. Go check it out and share your quilt.

Here's my quilt and story...

This is Pinwheel Baby Quilt (tutorial from Moda Bake Shop by Pleasant Home's Jody Nelson)

This was my first prairie point and my first pinwheel quilt. I just loved making it. The points make a wonderful dimensional quilt that babies love to finger. But, I must be honest, I can't bear to give it away! And I'm a grammy! (please don't tell my daughter!) This is my favorite quilt of all time.

So, go take a look at the Moda Bake Shop tutorial and Jody's site.

Have a great day!

PS Please click home at the top of the page to check out my other quilts and posts!


Anonymous,  October 11, 2009 at 2:36 PM  

Love the fabric and pinwheels!

sallgood October 11, 2009 at 2:38 PM  

This is such a happy quilt- love the prairie points so much!

And thanks for the link to the circle sewing! I always wonder how people come up with techniques like that one!

MARIKA October 11, 2009 at 3:04 PM  

I say thank you the visit and the comentet.
greeting Marika Hungary

Candi October 11, 2009 at 6:03 PM  

Great color combination. The prairie points really add a nice dimension.

Jean October 11, 2009 at 8:19 PM  

I love this quilt, especially the prairie points. So did you bring yourself to give it away?

Robin October 11, 2009 at 9:59 PM  

This quilt has been on my to-do list since I first saw it posted on the Moda Bake Shop! You version is just beautiful!!! And I love how it looks kind of scrappy (as opposed to making all the pinwheels matchy, as in the sample). You've got me feeling inspired now! :) Thanks!

Katie B. October 12, 2009 at 9:57 AM  

This is gorgeous! I don't blame you for hanging on to it. Maybe you can make another for the grandkids...

P.S. I really like your blog design!

W. Latane Barton October 12, 2009 at 1:35 PM  

I love this quilt. It's such a simple pattern and yet appears as an outstanding finished product. Good job.

an encourager October 12, 2009 at 8:36 PM  

That is absolutely beautiful... and all your everything matches!!!! Wow...someday I'll get there!

Cami October 13, 2009 at 10:25 PM  

Super cute! I love pinwheels, they are definitely a favorite of mine.

Leslie October 14, 2009 at 9:41 AM  

this is such a pretty quilt...the colors and quilting and the pattern...everything is so beautiful. you did an awesome job, thanks for sharing

Barbara October 14, 2009 at 6:08 PM  

A beautiful little quilt and the prairie points make the whole thing great!

Thistle Cove Farm October 14, 2009 at 7:36 PM  

Lovely quilt and great job; a little intimidating -smile-.

Aimee October 14, 2009 at 9:24 PM  

This is a precious quilt and I love Jodi's prairie points!! You did a great job!

Happy Cottage Quilter October 15, 2009 at 4:46 PM  

I've always loved this pattern. You did a great job!

Sara October 15, 2009 at 10:38 PM  

I love this! I love pinwheels and the colors are great. I have never tried prairie points~I'm a bib chicken! Very cute. Thanks for visiting my blog!

Sara October 15, 2009 at 10:56 PM  

HAHAHA! Sorry. I am dodging a two year old throwing a basketball at me! That was supposed to be a BIG Chicken! Just a typo! Your too funny!

Petra October 16, 2009 at 8:26 PM  

Melanie, this is a wonderful quilt! I love the way the colours build a contrast with the white, it is very well balanced and just stunning. Oh, and I particularly like the backing fabric, too!! Wonderful work! No wonder you're not giving it away! ;)

duckyhouse October 19, 2009 at 3:47 PM  

you did a great job on this quilt, it's really lovely!

Allie October 19, 2009 at 8:14 PM  

Your quilt is beautiful! I wouldn't part with it either! This pattern is on my to do list.

Carolyn October 27, 2009 at 2:28 PM  

One of my favorite quilts I've seen at "the festival." I love the colors you selected. This is really lovely!

Amy - Park City Girl November 2, 2009 at 12:36 PM  

It's adorable! I love the prairie point finish :)

Anne at Film and Thread November 5, 2009 at 9:14 AM  

So pretty and it seems perfectly all right to keep a quilt for yourself on occasion!

Behind My Picket Fence November 6, 2009 at 7:48 PM  

Great baby quilt! Love the colors.

Casey December 29, 2009 at 12:20 AM  

It's gorgeous. Lovely colors.

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