Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Quiltmaker Blog Tour

Mom and I drove into Salt Lake City yesterday and are preparing to leave here in a few minutes to go set up for HMQS (Home Machine Quilters Show). The show runs May 5-7 at the South Towne Expo Center. If you've not been here, it's a BEAUTIFUL city that is a must to visit. More on that later in the week.


Are you doing the Quiltmaker Blog Tour?? You will have a chance to win a copy of Quiltmaker's 100 blocks ver 3. How you ask?? Leave a comment here on my blog to be entered. You will find one of my blocks in the magazine. =) Find out about the blog tour at http://www.quiltmaker.com/100blocks.html.

Here is a different color variation my block:


Look at it all put together into a quilt:


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107 comments:

Kathy H said...

Very pretty block. It looks like a fiesta.

Mary said...

Love your block. Very pretty. Thank you for the opportunity to win a copy of the magazine. Have fun at the Machine Quilting Show.
Mary

Cathy said...

Beautiful block. Congrats on being in the magazine.

Martina said...

This block looks great together. Congrats being in the magazine and giving us a chance to win a copy!

Maryjo said...

ooooooooh! I like this one! It makes a great design for a larger quilt! I am sooooo anxious to see the magazine!Happy Wednesday!

Marge in Louisiana said...

Oh so pretty. The stained glass block is gorgeous and so reminiscent of churches everywhere.

Carol C. said...

Your block is beautiful!! I love it in a quilt!

Sandi P said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

Lee said...

Congrats on your block in the 100! It lovely!

kaylace said...

Good morning
What a rich toned block... very royal looking. Makes you take notice, then provides moments to enjoy.
Nice job...
Kay
Metro Atlanta

Carol Sc said...

This block looks like it would really be fun to "play" with --- lots of color possibilities. I look forward to playing with it.

Sandra said...

WOW! What a great block. I love the wonderful colors!

Mary said...

Love the block. Great use of colors. Anxious to see the magazine, and all the wonderful blocks. Thank you for sharing.

Deb said...

Love your block and can not wait to try it

Lee Ann said...

Wow! that is one cool block.

robin said...

Nice block - reminds me of a stained glass window! :) Love the green.

Debbie said...

Elegant block, yummy colors! Thanks for sharing this beauty.

Debora Williams said...

I love the colors and the stained glass look/feel it has. Wonderful job

Linda E in AZ said...

Interesting block. I wish I could go to HMQS!
thanks for the chance to win

Cory said...

This block is gorgeous. I can't wait to try it. Thank you for sharing it with us. Take care and God bless, Cory

Mary said...

Your block is very elegant. Congratulations on being featured.

Jennifer said...

What a colorful block! I can hardly wait to get the magazine.

LizA. said...

Love this block! Have fun at HMQS --shrewish I could go.

Karen S. said...

Gorgeous! A real jewel.

gill said...

Wow! this block is so striking! I'd love to have a go and find out how you made it!!

marieinaugusta said...

My first reaction was WOW! Reminds me of a beautiful stained glass window.

paulette said...

Just lovely! Well done!
Paulette

SherryB said...

Wow, your block is so gorgeous and I love the colors you used. Congrats on getting in the magazine..I gotta buy it if I don't win it.

Good luck at the HMQS!

Mary said...

Yes, SLC is Beautiful! I love to visit when there isn't SNOW. Your blocks could be snowflakes in the right fabrics... Thanks for being a designer for the Vol #3

Shannon said...

I love the colors of your block. I can't wait to see it in the magazine!

Dee said...

I think I am love with this block and can't wait to see how it is put together.

Linda said...

What a great block! I love it.

TheStylishHome said...

I love the bright colors, and the cool design. Almost think I could use it as "frames" and add something inside!

Catskill Quilter said...

Love your block, especially the colors! Travel safely.

Julie in WA said...

Your block is beautiful! Almost like a stained glass window.

Sallie said...

Love the bright colors of your block! Nice!

WoolenSails said...

I love the fabrics you used in your block, they are gorgeous!

Debbie

Lisa Marie said...

Wow, that block is amazing. I can't wait to see this magazine.

SubeeSews said...

Beautiful block!
Someday I will learn the Celtic thingie!
XOXOX Subee
waving her hands here in Indiana

Ivani said...

Wonderful.
Enjoy your time in Salt Lake City Show.
hugs

Lynne in Hawaii said...

It has such a wonderful stained glass look to it. It is gorgeous!
bgailey@hawaii.rr.com

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

A Most EXCELLENT Block!!! My favorite so far.

Billie in TX

Ann said...

I love this block and quilt!!!

Carrie P. said...

Very cool. congrats!

Cecilia said...

I love the colors you used in your variation of your block. It does remind me of a fiesta. Congratulations on being in the magazine and thanks for the chance to win a copy.

Madeline said...

oh, my gosh, that is stupendous!

lpnjam@aol.com said...

great to see it put together as a full quilt...color choices right up my alley.

Julia said...

Beautiful block! Love the colors, reminds me of living in San Antonio. Congrats on being in the magazine!!

DianneB said...

Thank you for a chance to win the magazine and congratulations on being part of a great magazine.

mblittle5 said...

very elegant block. thanks for the chance to win.

Sewgirl said...

Your block is lovely, reminds me of a kalidiscope! The magazine looks great, so many beautiful blocks...which ones to start with first?

Sharon said...

Beautiful block. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the magazine.

mlcquilts said...

I love that block and can see a wall hanging in my house. Thanks for designing it.

Jeanne said...

Really like your block! Very pretty! Congratulations on being in the magazine.

Barbara said...

Wow...what a cool block! Love the stained glass effect.

Christie said...

WOW! What a beautiful block! congrats on getting into Vol. 3! HUGS... and stitches

teachpany said...

Great block. I can't wait to see more about it in the magazine. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

OH, love the colors.
Cindy W.
cwcavy@hotmail.com

QBG said...

Great block. Thanks for sharing.

Stormy Days said...

Wow, what a great block. It's really beautiful.

SewLindaAnn said...

I really like your block, it holds lots of possibilities. I've really enjoyed seeing all these "new to me" blogs like yours through this tour. Have a great week!

Anonymous said...

What stunning color choices. Congratulations on being in the magazine.

Melissa G
garcia@reydelasnaciones.com

Anonymous said...

What stunning colors. Congrats on being in the magazine.

Melissa G
garcia@reydelasnaciones.com

Becky said...

Beautiful block! Beautiful quilt!

Carol said...

Very creative block. So bright and cheerful. Congrats on being chosen for the magazine.

Kaye M said...

Your block is regal looking, I love the colors. Congrats on being in the magazine!

Sherrill said...

That is a beautiful block AND quilt. LOVE it!

Judy W said...

I can't wait to see this block in the magazine. It looks like a technique I would like to try!
Judy

Judy W said...

Would love to try this technique! Can't wait to see it in the magazine!
Judy

Marcia W. said...

Awesome block - makes me want to go somewhere and have fun. Enjoy your travel and Show. Congratulations on being selected for this magazine issue.

Mamacessories said...

Oh I love this block! Very pretty and creative!
Maria

Mama Said Sew said...

That is a gorgeous block! I love the stained glass look and the saturated colors.

Pat V. said...

What an interesting block. And beautiful color selection, too.

jillquilts said...

Love the colors in this block! Good luck with the show!

VickiT said...

Gorgeous block. OK THIS one is my favorite of all those I've seen today. I LOVE the shapes included in your block and the colors are just so cheerful. Wow.

Have a good time at HMQS!

shortseam said...

OOHHHH!!! What a block!! I like it very much. The colors seem to make it pop. VERY VERY NICE!!

Sheri said...

Beautiful block. Gets my imagination going.

Janet said...

This block is a party all on its own! Very nice.

jybquilter said...

Awesome block!

Duff said...

Aye Carumba! Your block is so vibrant! Congratulations on being selected for Quiltmaker magazine--you certainly deserve it ☺

JoyceM said...

Gorgeous block. Congrats for being included in the 3rd 100 Quilt Blocks mag.

Annie of Blue Gables said...

OH WOW!!! I love the stained glass look. Beautiful block. Congrats on making the "cut"
~a

~Kathleen said...

Short and sweet post. You must be busy. I like your very pretty block. Thanks!

Carolyn in Kentucky said...

You have made a beautiful block with gorgeous colors.

Ariane said...

A great block!!

quilt cookie said...

very pretty quilt.

mtnhomequilter said...

love that it looks like stained glass! Very cool! Dana.
nelfamily at windjammercable dot net

Cindy said...

Congrats for being in the magazine.
Love seeing your blocks side by side in a layout. :)

Nancy said...

I love your block - really pretty!

Barb said...

My first thought was of jewels! Love the block :)

Deb said...

Wow, has anyone commented that it looks like stained glass windows! It's beautiful!

Cat said...

This looks great. I love the colors that you used. Thanks for the great design.

MARIKA said...

Very beautiful block ,thank you opportunity that it is possible to prepare it if I win it :)

Evelene S said...

Wow! Wow! That is one gorgeous block. Congratulations on being in the magazine. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

kwiltnkats said...

Your block gives lots of quilting opportunities. Enjoy your trip and get back home safe. Sandi

jrt14 said...

What a bright and festive block. It makes me think of a bright stain glass.

QuiltSue said...

What an unusual block.

debbie said...

Your block reminds me of a stained glass window. It is so pretty.

Jen said...

Wow, so impressive! Congrats on getting into the magazine!

Nancy Sue said...

I love that stained glass look to it. It also looks super super difficult!! Congrats on being featured in the magazine!

Marlene @ KISSed Quilts . com said...

Did you create embroidery outlines for doing the satin stitching?

amy dame said...

thanks so much for the chance to win! your block is so lovely and happy-looking!

Barb in Mi said...

Beautiful block! Thank you!

just4bees said...

very pretty although curves scare me.

annmarie said...

Cool block & your color choices really make it pop! Thanks for the chance to win the magszine.

Kris said...

What a beautiful block. Looks like stained glass. Is it machine appliqued?

JIL said...

Reminds me of cut-work and stained glass and with a richly embroidered applique motif that creates unique frame-like design. I dont think I've ever seen another block with this combination of effects. Congratulations! It should be loads of fun to work with.