Bloggers Quilt Festival: Hand Quilted Category

"Little Sister". Machine pieced & hand quilted by Nita Collins.Photo taken at the S.S. Klondike National Park Site in Whitehorse, Yukon. November 24, 2013.

“Little Sister”. Machine pieced & hand quilted by Nita Collins.Photo taken at the S.S. Klondike National Park Site in Whitehorse, Yukon. November 24, 2013.

My second entry into the Blogger’s Quilt Festival is the quilt I call “Little Sister”, in the Hand Quilted category.

"Little Sister". Machine pieced & hand quilted by Nita Collins.Photo taken at the S.S. Klondike National Park Site in Whitehorse, Yukon. November 24, 2013.

This category was originally eliminated from the festival because of lack of interest in past festivals. It seems that hand-quilters are a quiet bunch who don’t have a big presence on the internet. So quiet, in fact, that we barely exist in the on-line quilting world at all! Out of sight out of mind.

Hand quilting in progress, summer 2013

Having our category eliminated from the competition was a wake-up call to hand quilters all around the world. Hopefully there will be a good number of hand quilts entered this time! Stand up and be counted, hand quilters! This is your chance to show that hand quilting is alive and well!

Hand quilting in progress, summer 2013

To read the blog post of this quilt’s story, please click here!

Quilt Models Halia & Jade Pealow

I’m only entering for fun. A big shout-out and thank you to Amy at Amy’s Creative Side for organizing it! It’s a huge undertaking!

"Little Sister". Machine pieced & hand quilted by Nita Collins.Photo taken at the S.S. Klondike National Park Site in Whitehorse, Yukon. November 24, 2013.

If you’d like to vote for reader’s choice in the festival, please click here.

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival: Large Quilt Category

079I am entering two quilts in the spring Bloggers Quilt Festival!

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailMy first entry is in the large quilt category.

068This quilt was designed by me (simply meaning that I didn’t follow a pattern). It is a simple block repeat with borders. It is hand quilted. It is 68″x84″.

073For the original blog post with the story behind this quilt, please click here!

103I’m only entering for fun. A big shout-out and thank you to Amy at Amy’s Creative Side for organizing it! It’s a huge undertaking!

summer 2011 008If you’d like to vote for reader’s choice in the festival, please click here.

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