This year's Blogger's Quilt Festival snuck up on me! It's a month earlier than in prior years and I had to scramble to find stuff I wanted to show. (I'm still focused on guinea pigs and Pignics right now.)
is my entry for the Small Quilts category. I fell in love with the feathers from an earlier Blogger's Quilt Festival, tracked down the
pattern and saved it as a future project. Inspiration hit when my
vet started a practice on her own. She specializes in birds and I know
she has a soft spot for African Greys and Macaws. I had pattern and
colors - time to sew!
was the first quilt I did with a lot of white space. I'm still
learning free motion techniques on my old Singer, but this quilt
demanded something special. I found this pattern online, on another
feather quilt. I fell in love. I hated pebbles, had broken two needles
my prior attempt at swirls, but I had to try this. Boy, was it worth
The original post is here (with more photos if you're interested).
my most recently completed quilt is my favorite. I've done a few since
this one and this still ranks at the top of the list.
Blogger's Quilt Festival Stats
Quilt Measurement: 39" x 19.5"
Technique: machine pieced; quilted with walking foot and free motion on my Singer Graduate 714
Category: Small Quilts
Be sure to check out the other great quilts at the Blogger's Quilt Festival!