Saturday, February 28, 2015

ALYoF February Finish Party...

...so happy to have another UFO finished.  
There is a quilt show at the museum in Belleville Michigan,
for the month of March.

Broken Star designed by Edyta Sitar 
is my February finish for ALYoF and is on display at the quilt show... 
...now I'm itching to sew another log cabin quilt.
I have some UFO logs that are cut at 1-1/2" wide...and 8 different lengths.
I cut them about 9 years ago...
do you think it's time to make them into a quilt???

Happy Paws is also hanging in the museum.
It was entered in the 
Embroidery Challenge at the Road to California Quilt Show.
This was the second year Robin Kingsley, Bird Brain Designs
organized the challenge.
In 2014 it was all Red Work...
in 2015 we could use any color floss or perle cotton 
to design a quilt using BBD patterns.
We could enlarge, reduce, and combine patterns.
I used 3 different patterns to design Happy Paws.
The visitors to the show picked their favorites and voted.
I was thrilled to have Happy Paws chosen as one of the top 3 quilts.

This is what Robin wrote on her Facebook page...

Pauline Francis created a Winner for the Embroidery Challenge at Road to California Quilt Show. She combined 3 BBD Kitty patterns to create a cuddly quilt honoring cats....critters loved at my house. Voters liked her fine embroidery, the yummy warm brown tones plus the pop of color in the top long block. See what you might like to "invent" for next year's Challenge! 

I am linking up to February finish party 
with Melissa and Shanna #113

Happy Stitching

7 comments:

Lesley said...

Wow! Your Broken Star quilt is absolutely stunning! Beautiful fabrics! Congrats on your Paws quilt doing so well. Your stitchng is wonderful!

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

Nice quilts!

Jeanie said...

I love them both! How wonderful to have them displayed for all to enjoy!

Karen S said...

Great finish on the log cabin quilt. It looks stunning in your photo.
And congratulations on the voting for your Paws quilt. That is a credit to your beautiful stitching!
These quilts must look wonderful on display at the museum!
I have been thinking of you and your family every time I see the news reports here about how cold it is staying for you this year.

Michele said...

Congrats on the finish. It turned out beautiful.

Mama Spark said...

I love them both but the kitties steal my heart every time! Good job!

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

Great log cabin quilt. Someone on a facebook quilters page was talking about the show at the museum maybe one weekend I will have to wander up to see it I am not that far really.

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