So, Amy's Creative Side is hosting a Blogger's Quilt Festival.
Since I noticed this event this morning and this afternoon I finish the quilt below, it seemed like a perfect thing to take part in.
Amy asks participants to:
Wow, I'm gonna actually have to think about this stuff...
Why'd I make it...I enjoy solids, wonky/improv shapes and bright colors. This one started with me just playing around with greens and that odd print in the center. I was really digging what was developing, so I just kept going. You can see the print in the 'center' of the blocks provided my colors and something to unify the blocks. Why is it special...Heck, I'm still new at this, everything I finish is special to me! But seriously, because of the things I mentioned above, the colors and wonky factor. I like just diving in and experimenting, especially when it turns out well :) What did I learn...Ha, I learned fleece is not a bad option for a batting! I used black fleece for the batting on this because I was afraid of the regular cotton batting poking through. Other than being a bit stretchy, it worked great. I also did the binding in a different way for me. I don't know what it is called when you do this, but I made the backing a bit larger and wrapped over the top to create the binding. I know purists will be up in arms about that, but oh well. The quilt's not going to be in a big competition and the whole point is to try new things and learn from them. So, "Quilt Police" you'll just have to deal with me:)
Thanks for visiting my blog, I'm still trying to get the hang of these things, quilting and blogging.
I don't post that often because to be honest, when I have the time, usually I'd rather be working on a quilt than trying to figure out what to say about them. If you have the time, please check out some of my other posts, my last post was part of the Men Quilt Too! online show and has a little bit more about me.