It's quilt festival time and I'm entering my quilt, Red Wings and Stars, in the Fall 2016 Blogger's Quilt Festival at Amy's Creative Side. Thanks so much for organizing and hosting this festival, Amy. It's such fun to see bloggers' quilts I would have missed because I don't know about their blogs.
I designed the pattern for Red Wings as I went along. It was made over several years' time, a block one week, several blocks another week, then the blocks were laid aside for a while I decided layout and sashing. I've already written many posts about the making of this quilt. I'll just share a few details in this post.
The blocks finish at 9 1/2", the blue sashing at 2" wide. The whole quilt, after washing and drying, measures 62 1/2" x 86 3/4".
I used Soft & Crafty 80% cotton / 20% polyester batting. It was easy to hand quilt and I like how it fluffs after washing and drying.
The weather has been too warm to use it but I'm sure it will be warm and cozy when cold winter winds blow.
I'm entering this quilt in the Large Quilt Category of the Blogger's Quilt Festival. Click the link to see other quilts in this category.
If you'd like to enter a quilt, too, the deadline to enter is Saturday, September 24, at midnight EDT. The categories include mini quilts, small quilts, large quilts, applique quilts, art quilts, hand quilted quilts, home machine quilted quilts, modern quilts, original design quilts, ROYGBIV quilts, and scrappy quilts. Go to this link to get all the information and links to each category. Prepare to be inspired!
After Monday, September 26, you can return Amy's Creative Side to vote for the quilts you like best in each category.
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