Saturday, November 14, 2015

2015 Online Quilt Trunk Show

I am in the middle of three different quilt projects (as well as a class full of reports and achievement books) so this Online Quilt Trunk Show is a nice way to add a new post while I don't have any new finishes to share (and it makes a nice distraction)...

Whims and Fancies is hosting this fun event - a chance to show-off our favourite projects from the past year or so - here are my favourite ten:
2015: Birdcage - a tote bag for my trainee teacher.
Black and white is such a classic combo, can't go wrong!
2015: 50c Mixture baby quilt - I love the bright
colours with the white, and the use
of the black and white binding. 
2015: A+ Quilt for Lachie - this large lap quilt was
made for my friend's son's 13th birthday.
I have been wanting to do a plus quilt for a while so this
was a good chance to try one.
I loved the mix of blues and greens.
2015: Christmas Joy lap quilt - I loved creating this
from a charm square pack that I had in the stash.
Around the border I free-quilted the song words of
'We wish you a Merry Christmas".
2015: Little Leap Frog - this is a cot quilt or
small lap quilt and I just love the blues, greens and whites 
It was a fun pattern to work with.
2015: Spiderman twin quilt for my nephew -
 this was a lot of fun, especially when it came time
to quilt it, as I had fun quilting web and spider motifs in the different blocks.
2015: Slice of Summer lap quilt - I could not pass by the
blues and whites of this fat quarter stack.
I created a pattern for this quilt and whipped it up
during my summer holidays.
2014: Birds on High wallhanging for my cousin -
this was a lovely, quick project and I loved using the pinks
and greens, as well as the bird silhouettes (which were
overstitched by machine to give them outlines and wings).
2014: Sunny Southland Day lap quilt for my workmate - this was another
charm pack that I was really keen to use and it made
a perfect birthday gift for Jo. These fabrics were fun to
work with, so colourful!
2014: String of Pearls Remixed - this is a very large lap
quilt that I gave to my cousin for her birthday.
I loved using the Remix Ovals for Christa's String of Pearls pattern.

Have you also entered the Online Trunk Show? Put the link to your post in the comments below so I can visit you!


32 comments:

  1. What a fun trunk show! I love all your beautiful quilts! That bird on high is gorgeous in pinks.

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    1. Thanks Carol! Seeing the photos again makes me think I should do another one, in a different colour...

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  2. Love all of your beautiful quilts! So much fun to see all of the eye candy and add to that ever growing list of quilts I 'must' make :)

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    1. Hi Judy, yes my to-do list keeps getting longer too! Other stuff seems to keep getting in the way...

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  3. That baby quilt is wonderful--amazing use of fabrics!

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    1. Thank you - I really enjoyed using up leftovers or stash fabrics that had been calling 'use me, use me!'

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  4. All very pretty ! I really like that string of pearls! The pattern AND the colors! :)

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    1. It is a really cool pattern and using the same geometric but in different colours is super effective alright!

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  5. What fun it is to see everyone's trunk full of quilts!! Your leap frog jumped right out at me, so pretty. Thanks for the link to the tutorial, I'll have to try it out.

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    1. I couldn't resist that pattern either - have fun making it!

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  6. Your quilt show is beautiful. I love the bird quilt.

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    1. Thank you! Isn't it cool to see all the collections of people's work?

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  7. Very nice. I really like the one with the birds on it. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. It is nice to be involved, thanks for stopping by!

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  8. All of your quilts are quite lovely but String of Pearls Remixed really spoke to me! Isn't it so much fun to work with color!

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    1. I had been wanting to make that pattern for a while, took me a few months to get enough colours of the Remix Ovals. It was worth the wait.

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  9. I love them all! I think my favourite might be the Little Leap Frog. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Cheers for that Leanne! Thanks for visiting.

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  10. Great group of quilts (I Love the birds on High), thanks for the eye candy and inspiration!

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    1. It is fun seeing what everyone has shared alright!

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  11. Thanks for sharing your quilts. I particularly like the Birds on High. Did you use a pattern?

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    1. Hi Laura, I made up a design; I drew the bird shapes based on some silhouettes from Google Images, and set up the layout etc before I started.

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  12. Love the colours of your quilts. A wonderful trunk show. The photo of Slice of Summer is beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing.

    -Soma

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    1. Thanks Soma! I was determined to get the quilt finished and photographed on those hay bales before the farmer took them all away...mission achieved!

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  13. Lovely cheerful quilts! Thanks for sharing. This trunk show is such a wonderful idea.

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    1. I am enjoying the show too - it's just so nice to see what other people have created.

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    2. I am enjoying the show too - it's just so nice to see what other people have created.

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  14. Oooh....so, so many lovely quilts. I love the fun of your birds on a wire quilt, it is very sweet and the fabrics are so pretty. Your String of Pearls revisited is stunning. Your choice of colours in this quilt is truly inspired. It has been a delight to walk through your gallery of quilts!

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    1. Thanks Kim! It was a pleasure to have a reason to share them all in one post!

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  15. Very nice! I especially like your rainbow circle baby quilt and the quilting on that spider-man quilt!

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