Saturday, October 30, 2010

My first festival quilt

Simple Abundance quilt
This is the first time I've joined in the fun of the Blogger's Quilt Festival! My quilt is the one I made for Craig for his birthday this year. It's made up mainly of one of my favourite fabric lines, Simple Abundance by Bonnie and Camille. Craig had already taken a liking to the large floral print (I know! Got to love a man who appreciates fabric) which I had used in another quilt for a friend. So I knew I had to make one for him that included this fabric. It's a very simple pattern which I designed myself, and the neutral strips are Carolina Chambray - a beautifully soft fabric, I wish I could find some more of this!

I'm so proud of this quilt, and it's now on our bed!

For more beautiful quilts - the thumbnails altogether look spectacular! - head to Amy's! Thanks for hosting, Amy!

Amy's Creative Side - Blogger's Quilt Festival


  1. This is very pretty. I love the fabric choices. Nice job!

  2. Warm, cozy, bright, and soft. Sounds like a perfect bed quilt. Thanks for sharing your quilt's story :)

  3. This is gorgeous - I must get my husband to read this. He looked slightly overcome by the amount of pink when I showed him the Dolce fabric for the Fresh Modern Bee 2 and suggested it go on our bed . . . .

  4. what a lovely quilt Danielle!
    I've entered BQF for the first time too ~ isn't it fun?!

  5. Hi Danielle,

    Lovely to meet you. I'm dropping in from BQF.

    I LOVE this quilt. I'm a big fan of stacked coin quilts and have done two myself in the last year.

    Love your fabric choices - this quilt is the kind of quilt people fight over to snuggle under! Great job.

  6. what a simply charming quilt-love the stached or roman coins design. Thanks for sharing.
    Please come visit me entries.

  7. This is so lovely, well done!

    Happy Festival!

  8. Danielle ... this is beautiful! And your husband loves that fabric ... how awesome is that!

  9. Danielle, this quilt is lovely!! great fabric choices, i like the flowers very much, too.
    so good to meet you here at the BQF :-) !!
    have a nice sunday,

  10. Wonderful quilt! I love that you varied the size of the fabric strips in the bars! Beautiful!

  11. Beautiful color combination! I would love to snuggle up under this quilt!

  12. You should be proud :) It is a wonderful quilt. And, I agree, you gotta love a man who loves fabric.

  13. i wish i was brave enough to make a quilt large enough for my bed....this is beautiful.

  14. I love this fabric!
    Your quilt is beautiful!

  15. It's great :)
    And don't laugh at me but I think quilting is contagious - looking at your quilts and those I could find in your links, and remembering you Mum's beautiful ones made want to try to make something, too. Thank you so much for the inspiration.


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