Quilters Connecting Quilt

October 9, 2009 at 10:53 am 29 comments


Thanks again Amy, for hosting the Bloggers Quilt Festival!

I’m writing about my Scrappy Squares quilt because it made me feel connected to the online quilting world. I saw this quilt on Flickr and fell in love. It was a match made in heaven because I have a hard time throwing away even the smallest pieces of fabric. Thus my first scrap quilt was born. I made up the pattern myself and it had a few kinks along the way.

Next, Liza from Quiltifications decided to make it in black and white along with her friend Beth doing a brown and teal colorway. Their two quilts are here. Liza worked up the design in EQ and eliminated the annoying y-seam problem that I created for myself.

Then Lisa emailed me and asked about the pattern. Liza was kind enough to pass it on and Lisa made another terrific quilt.

I am so encouraged and inspired by the online quilting community. I’m continually amazed by the support and talent of the people out there. It’s nice when we can connect a little bit more. Thanks to all of you. Now off to the festival for me!


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29 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Chase  |  October 9, 2009 at 11:08 am

    I LOVE your quilt! I am always hesitate to try log cabinet blocks.

  • 2. Zonnah  |  October 9, 2009 at 5:32 pm

    It is beautiful!

  • 3. tirane93  |  October 10, 2009 at 9:10 am

    wow, this is just a “keeps on giving” kind of pattern, isn’t it! terrific!

  • 4. Kelli  |  October 10, 2009 at 9:37 am

    So cool!

  • 5. carol  |  October 10, 2009 at 1:45 pm

    So, let me ask you….did you ever publish the pattern? I would LOVE to make one like it!! I even have the colors for it in my head already. Let me know if we can work something out…please!! I love it!!

  • 6. hetty  |  October 10, 2009 at 9:14 pm

    That is beautiful! I love your fabrics. Thanks for sharing!

  • 7. Katie B  |  October 10, 2009 at 9:56 pm

    very cool scrappy quilt! Well done!

  • 8. Roz  |  October 10, 2009 at 10:58 pm

    I like it! I made a sort of similar quilt some time ago

  • 9. Marge  |  October 11, 2009 at 9:23 am

    I’ve seen both Liza and Beth’s quilts on line, how nice to see the quilt that inspired them to make theirs. And while I do like their quilts a lot, yours speaks to me even more, because it is truly an original. I love the scrappiness and the random sections. Even if those corners and what you call Y seams gave you trouble, look at your end results! Great job! Thank you for sharing.

  • 10. Rene'  |  October 11, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    What a cool quilt. I love that it is made with scraps and I like the different size squares. Your colors are so cheery. Thanks for sharing.

  • 11. Rhondi  |  October 11, 2009 at 8:12 pm

    I like that you made the pattern yourself. I love the total look, very colorful!

  • 12. Aimee  |  October 12, 2009 at 4:47 am

    I love it and I love the pattern!

  • 13. penny g  |  October 12, 2009 at 6:54 am

    Love the quilt and feeling connected is great.

  • 14. Kit  |  October 12, 2009 at 5:29 pm

    I love scrappy quilts! Thanks for showing us yours. 🙂

  • 15. becca  |  October 12, 2009 at 8:25 pm

    i love this quilt!! great story too

  • 16. Leslie  |  October 12, 2009 at 9:18 pm

    this is so fun!!! i love the pattern

  • 17. Ruth Anne  |  October 13, 2009 at 9:25 am

    What a nice quilt. I can relate to your comment about not being able to throw away even the smallest piece of fabric. You did a great job incorporating your pieces.

  • 18. Geertrude  |  October 13, 2009 at 11:24 am

    That’s a beautiful quilt! And a great use of scraps indeed.

  • 19. Anna( quiltmom)  |  October 13, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    What a great pattern- it is very fun and like others, would love to see the pattern. Did you publish it or do a tutorial? It is a really fun pattern and I like how it looks so different with the different color combos.
    Thanks for sharing your beautiful quilt. Enjoy the wonderful show.
    Warmest regards,

  • 20. Michelle  |  October 14, 2009 at 10:29 am

    It is beautiful.

  • 21. Jocelyn  |  October 14, 2009 at 3:07 pm

    Amazing quilt! I love the colors. I’m trying to work my way through the quilt festival. So many lovely quilts to look at!

  • 22. jacquie  |  October 14, 2009 at 8:17 pm

    i love the story behind your quilt, peg. isn’t that one of the best reasons to blog. i don’t have any friends who quilt…this online community are my quilting friends. great quilt!

  • 23. Sara  |  November 5, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    This is a super cool quilt! I am the same way with my scraps…and I need to make something to use them up! Thanks for sharing!

  • 24. Casey  |  November 18, 2009 at 11:53 am

    It’s lovely. I love the colors

  • 25. Vicki  |  December 29, 2009 at 10:58 pm

    beautiful. I’d love to make one like it someday too.

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