Monday, September 6, 2010

My VERY First Show - Update 11/02/10

Thought I'd update this post so I could share it on Fabric Tuesday (their button is on your right).  The quilt show I entered my kite quilt in was last Sunday 10/26/10.  Details are here.  This was such a fun quilt to make!  Below is my original post and some more detailed photos.

Well, I finally did it. Today, I completed the application to enter a quilt into the Independance Hall Quilt show. The show is in October and is held at one of my favorite places to visit, the Ironstone Winery in Murphy's CA. I'm kind of nervous but also excited to be sharing a very special quilt I just finished for my grandson. Here's some shots of it. Can't wait til October!
Flying to New Heights

Isn't it colorful...so happy and childlike.  I found the pattern, a Tammy Tadd Designs,  in a magazine while standing in line at the grocery store.  My eye was drawn to the 3-D effects in the kite pinwheels and kite ties.  Some of those details are captured in the next few pics.

3-D Pinwheels (like paper folding)
3-D Kite Ties & Rick Rack Kite Strings
Quilt lines created pillowy diamond shapes in the background. (Shot prior to binding)
I'm really proud of how it turned out.  Thanks to the great pattern full of color and creativity.

4 comments:

Laura said...

I love the colorful kites! I am sure your grandson will really enjoy all the embellishments. Great job!

Quiltstory said...

Love this sweet quilt! Love the kites. Thanks for linking up!

SewSara said...

awwww this is such a cute idea!! my little girl would love it. :)

i bet it really helps to know your math when it comes to quilting!

Leslie said...

this is so adorable!!!!