Monday, September 1, 2014

Baby Quilt From "Demo Blocks"

Every time I demo QAYG techniques, I'm left with lots of lovely quilted blocks. Last October, I came up with the bright idea of using colours that work together so that eventually, I would end up with a finished quilt....all be it a mixed bag of QAYG techniques. I am of the school of thought that mixing several techniques adds interest to the quilt.

As these blocks were created rather quickly....(during the workshops or demo, improv is the way to go). I used the following techniques (Just look under tutorials at the top of the page for tutorials on all the different techniques):
  • Stitch 'n Flip
  • QAYG Borders
  • Joining with Wide Strips
  • Joining with Narrow Strips
  • Spiral Quilting
So, four or five separate demos later.....I have enough to make a baby quilt.




 
 Quilt Back....
 
 
 Joining the rows...
 
 
So much easier with a little Elmer's Glue

 
And, I have a lovely little great niece to give this quilt to.....


22 comments:

  1. Clever and practical - great to see your mojo returning (warmest blessings to you Marianne)

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  2. Lovely quilt. Nice to see you are stitching again. Hugs coming your way.

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  3. It's wonderful, and I am sure it will be well loved too.

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  4. Your work is just beautiful….

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  5. this is so lovely--what a fantastic idea to use up your demo pieces...they do make a beautiful bright whole quilt... perfect for baby's eyes to roam around hugs, Julierose

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  6. Looks great! BTW, are you going to submit a quilt to the next Quilt Con? I'm hoping you will, as I hope they have learned their lesson, and I would love to see your work in person!

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    1. Thanks, Marsha....I'm thinking I probably will.

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  7. What a fun quilt! Great way to use up all those orphan blocks.

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  8. Spectacular! I always love what you do with color and line. Simply fabulous.

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  9. WONDERFUL!!! Just wonderful!! As always!

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  10. Wonderful!! And THAT is a practice I would like to initiate. Aren't you the clever one!!

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  11. I hope one day I can see one of your quilts in person! So wonderful.

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  12. Amazing Your quilts are beautiful ,Amazing colours and fabric. Especially love your quilting.

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  13. It's fabulous! So many happy wonderful fabrics. Your niece will be thrilled.

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  14. Such a wonderful quilts ever I have seen before! I just love them.

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Marianne

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