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QuiltCon 2019 - Summary of My Quilts

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I'm back and finally getting over being exhausted but I had an amazing time at QuiltCon this year.  I think the best part of the show is running into so many fellow quilters that I've only met online, meeting all the new people and seeing old friends! 

I had four quilts in the competition part of the show, two in the Quilt of the Month showcase and the giveaway quilt.  I received judges notes on the four quilts in the competition portion of the show.  I would like to share the judges comments in hopes it will make them less terrifying and encourage others to enter in QuiltCon and other shows.  First up Colonnade, by far my favorite make of 2018:

QuiltCon judges notes vary from other quilt shows in that they don't give a quantified score.  Pluses next to one of the considerations indicates that the quilt being evaluated excelled in that area, or at least that is how it has been explained to me and then the judges leave comments on the bottom of the page.  I think Colonnad…

Beads and Bauble Pattern Release and Giveaway!!

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It's been an interesting journey for my Beads and Baubles quit pattern but totally worth all the tight deadlines and unexpected turns.  This designs features each of the prints from Christa Watson's Fandangle fabric line and Benartex color weave basics.  All these bright colors are perfect for summer!

It's always a joy working with Christa and all her fun vibrant prints.  Fandangle is no exception.  Christa's new fabric line is a fun mix of colors, textures and designs.

After hearing Christa's inspiration for Fandangle I knew I wanted to design a quilt using a bead shape and even incorporated the bead theme into the quilting.


The Beads and Baubles pattern is now available in my Etsy shop but as part of the blog hop I'm giving away one Beads and Baubles pattern, one  Pearl Pendants pattern and one complete Fandangle fat quarter bundle!!!  Beads and Baubles is a fat quarter friendly throw size quilt and the pattern includes easy to follow instructions, full colo…