Friday, October 28, 2011

Bloggers' Quilt Festival : Fall 2011




I am pleased to make an entry into the Bloggers' Quilt Festival : Fall 2011. The hostess is Amy over at AmysCreativeSide. Take some time to visit the many lovely entries - you won't be disappointed!



My entry is 'Raggedy Friends' that was offered by the lovely Ms Kaaren at The Painted Quilt as a free block of the month. A delightful mix of Annie, Andy and their friends and shared loves. Combining wonderful stitcheries with scrappy block lay-out made for a cherished quilt. I chose to hand quilt with lots of hearts thru out the piece. And I searched for and saved lots of red buttons while working on this - for all those eyes and accents! *a few close ups*







Won't you consider joining in? AmysCreativeSide Bloggers' QUilt Festival - Fall 2011

Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

40 comments:

  1. Hand quilted, goodness. I can't even machine quilt, but I am good at piecing and applique! LOL
    (note to self: must find out how to do the quilting part....)

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  2. Oh Sharon, what a precious quilt! I can tell you really enjoyed making it. :)
    Warm greetings from faraway Cyprus!
    enjoy the festival,
    Valentina

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  3. Just so unbelievably adorable. I love seeing your handwork and this one is just absolutely exceptional!

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  4. It's a lovely quilt Sharon. I love the red work blocks amongst the pieced blocks. Wonderful handwork!

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  5. I am so envious of your beautiful embroidery work. It makes for a delightful quilt. What an heirloom. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. What a fun quilt!! I loved Raggedy Ann and Andy when I was a little girl. This quilt has brought back memories of that, Thank You!!
    Have a fun Bloggers Festival!!

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  7. Sharon this quilt is lovely well done.

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  8. Raggedy Ann is a favorite of mine! You really did her up fancy!

    hugZ,
    annie
    rubyslipperz106.blogspot

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  9. Beautiful quilt! Lots of detail in this, so interesting!

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  10. Such a wonderful quilt, Sharon! I know you're going to love this one for a long time!!!

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  11. Such a beautiful quilt. I love all the colors. Thank you for sharing!

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  12. This is a lovely combination of patchwork and stitching! Kaaren would be proud of your work I"m sure!

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  13. What a fun and lively combination. Nice work!

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  14. You have done such a wonderful job with both the stitcheries and the piecing. Great design. Your quilt looks great!

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  15. Congratulations on your entry, your quilt is simply beautiful! And hand quilting, how do you find the time!?

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  16. I do love this quilt. It is on my to do list to restart next year. All new materials. This was my 'learning' design and I was stitching on broadcloth as someone suggested. I HATED it...it is one of those projects I threw away. I have the designs and am ready to do again with proper materials. Yours is fabulous!

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  17. Hi Sharon, this is fun! I am enjoying visiting all the bloggers. I just love your beautiful quilt...and this one is hand-quilted! Yay! I keep thinking I'm alone in my handquilting, but I guess there are a few of us left! LOL

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  18. Your quilt is so interesting. I love a scrappy quilt! I also like your stitching!!

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  19. You did a marvelous job with this quilt -- I love it! I saved all the patterns as Kaaren published them and hope to make it some day. My daughter is a Raggedy Ann enthusiast. So perhaps for her. I'm glad you shared this! :)

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  20. Absolutely a fun, fun quilt. I love the variety--scrappy is always my favorite. The adorable stitchings of Andy, Annie and their friends is in perfect combination of all the other colors. Great!!!

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  21. Lovely quilt - thanks for sharing!

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  22. What a fun quilt. Who doesn't love anne and andy? Ose embroidered pieces are precious and hand quikting is such a labor of love. Just great to see. I am loving redwork when i see it in quikts and it super tempts me to embroider again! Thanks for sharing and have a great day

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  23. such a darling quilt, I hope I get to see it in person! beautiful work Sharon!

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  24. Lovely colour choices and your hand quilting looks great.

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  25. Thank you for the kind words on my kimono quilt! Congrats on your quilt. It's fun and colorful and I am impressed by your hand quilting!

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  26. Such a sweet quilt! Thanks for sharing!

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  27. What a delightful quilt! Thanks for sharing.

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  28. Gorgeous, Sharon. Can't believe you hand quilted it. It must have taken ages.

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  29. I love the randomness of this - and lovely colour combo

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  30. Love this quilt...congratulations on the hand quilting...loving that. Thank you for sharing.

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  31. SO reminded of my own raggedy ann and andy when i was young...they were hand made and I still have them! I also had story books I enjoyed reading. Your hand work is beautiful! Thanks for rejuvenating this post under our embroidery Tuesday Archives theme!

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  32. Love the Ann and Andy theme with the scrappy layout! Also love the button embellishment -- part of the design or your own addition? This looks like it was a fun project to do!

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  33. Sharon! I too love your Ann and Andy theme and am so glad this one got rejuvenated. (FIVE years ago....fun to see what you were working on then)

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  34. My Sister and I were working on this together - but have not gotten it finished. Awesome seeing it done.

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