Also known as: my guild’s annual challenge quilt.
Every year, with my guild’s annual quilt show, they have a challenge. The rules vary each year.
This year – the rules were:
1. Must have a 6” focus square that is appliqued and embellished.
2. Must have 3 separate and distinct borders.
3. The quilt can be any shape, but must be no larger than 56” in perimeter.
Last night, each entry was hung out and the guild members were allowed to vote on their favorite three quilts. They will then calculate the votes and at the opening reception of the quilt show, the top three will have ribbons. The makers were anonymous until after all the votes were collected.
Here is my entry:
I hand-appliqued the flowers and hand quilted the quilt. The half-square triangle border is 1/2”. My fingers hurt for days!!
Here are the other entries:
This one was a real working clock!
This one was my friend JoAnne’s
“The Quilter’s Brain”
This one is Margaret’s. She has a quilt hanging in Paducah right now. This in remembrance of last year’s tsunami in Japan.
My friend Maureen’s. The challenge for her was to only make one quilt… she didn’t make it; this was her second one.
Carol’s. Honu (turtles) are on a lot of things in Hawaii.
My friend Rowena’s
Jean’s. The birds were made of tons of tiny beads. You can see a better photo at Jo Anne’s blog (above).
Sue’s I love the abstractness of this one!
Mary Ann J’s
And finally Bonnie’s “inflation”.