Friday, May 27, 2011
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Also on the design wall are these happy, wonky, maverick stars. I'm teaching I'm A Maverick Star and my Breathe quilt at Quilt Walk in a couple of weeks. There are a few openings if you would like to join me. I gave my Maverick Star quilt to a very courageous little boy and don't feel right about stealing even for a little while. You can read about him here. So I'm making another. It's good mindless sewing after a couple of busy stressful weeks. And I'm sure I can find this one a good home too when I'm done. Maybe another Happy Chemo Quilt.
Monday, May 23, 2011
By Molly Fanders
Next up is this beauty. Look at these gorgeous giant circles. What a great way to use oriental fabric.
I love the bold colors in this one. And cool stripe fabric running through the circles is awesome.
I'm loving all the different fabrics in this cozy circle quilt.
And this one is just plain fun. I like how some of those little black circles look like spiders and the circles in circles are delightful.
Hope you enjoyed these wonderful circle quilts. That they inspire you and get your creative juices flowing. If you have any suggestions for future Find The Good posts let me know what you would like to see. I'll be happy to go on a treasure hunt for what pleases you.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The quilt I chose this time is my Kelidoscope quilt. I chose it for many reasons. The main one being that I made it with a dear friend. She and I sewing in my sewing room chating and laughing will always be a charished part of this quilt. So not only does it hold the memories of all the scraps of every quilt that came before it but the fond memories of sewing with my friend.
So that when I wrap up in it I'm reminded of so many good things, how could it not be a favorite?
Make sure you visit Amy's great blog and check out all the other quilts in the Festival. There are some real beauties.
Monday, May 16, 2011
I started blogging about two and half years ago. Jacquie's blog was one of the first I found, and I'm so glad I did. I have learned so many wonderful things from this very talented lady. I hoping next year we will be able to have her come and teach at Utah Quilt Guild Annual meeting. Wouldn't that be awesome! I definitely think so. I will never for get when she made this fun little neighborhood and imagined various bloggers as neighbors. I was thrilled to be among them living in the little apartment building. Meeting her in person was fabulous.
ByJacquie of Tallgrass Prairie Studio
I also got to meet Victoria. Another great experience for me. I couldn't believe it when I saw her from across the room. And was so excited when I finally made it to her and was able to introduce myself. I love her whimsy in piecing. She has helped me play and experiment and get outside the box. So thankful for all I've learned from her. It was hard for me to pick just one of her fabulous quilts. I chose her Everything But the Kitchen Sink because it inspires me so. I've started collecting blocks to make my own.
By Victoria Findlay Wolfe of Bumble Beans Inc.
While chatting with these fine ladies I met Shae from The Empty Bobbin. Isn't that such a great name? How many miles have you sewn on a empty bobbin. Me? More than I want to admit. I had never been to her site before Saturday. It's a treasure let me tell you. Make sure you go check it out. I chose her fun sewing machine cover to highlight this lovely lady's talent. I so need one of these.
There were also familiar faces, like Katy From The Blue Chair She is one of the talented ladies from the Salt Lake City Modern Quilt group. She is bubbly and fun. Don't you just love these cute little elephants she made recently? It was nice to talk with her. Looking forward to seeing her again this Thursday at quilt group.
There were many other talented people there. Wish I could highlight everyone.
Friday, May 13, 2011
Well on to the fun things I was able to create with Julie's Circa 1934. First I made a simple checkbook cover. I fussy cut this fun saying off her project board fabric. I thought it was perfect for this little project.
Next I made a little change purse, also fussy cut from the project board fabric. There are so many possibilities with this project board fabric. I also covered a button to go on the zipper pull.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Monday, May 9, 2011
By the girlwhoquilts
So when Flightin from my Twist on Tradition bee mentioned that she needed help spreading the word about a quilt that she is giving away in exchange for a donation to Japan as Modern Relief.
By Quilt Dad
I decided to use today's Find the Good to spotlight a few of the Modern Relief quilts.
By Pat Sloan
Some real beauties that are being used to make the world a better place.
So pop on over to her sight and see the beautiful quilt and jelly roll she has to offer and if you can make a donation to Modern Relief.
Thanks and have a great day!
Friday, May 6, 2011
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Monday, May 2, 2011
All the blocks are made for my spiderweb quilt so to celebrate I'm featuring spiderweb quilts in this weeks Find the Good.
I really like the way Katy used different fabrics for the stars in this beauty.
I love how the blue frames each spiderweb in this quilt. It really sets off the red stars.
I love the stop border and piano keys on this quilt. I'm thinking this is how I will finish mine. And don't you just love how fun the buttons in the middle of the stars are? Just makes me smile.
By Stella Blu
I really admire all of Linda's work. She has a real gift for making things pop, like the way the gold in the centers of these spiderwebs.
And I couldn't let this one go by without sharing it. I love the stainglass feel and the fabrics are gorgeous.
Hope you enjoyed this weeks Find the Good. Make sure you follow the links so you can find even more good things. Have a great day!