Thursday, November 10, 2016

A Virtual Trunk Show!

Right now there is an online Trunk Show going on and I thought I'd take part. 

You can view the Trunk Show here at Whims and Fancies....or click on the "Trunk Full of Quilts" button on the right side of the screen.

I haven't had too many finishes this year, but that's not unusual. Since most of my quilts are hand-appliqued they tend to take a couple of years to complete....plus there is the fact that I have way too many projects on the go!!!

The two quilts I am showcasing for the Trunk Show are ones that I had a lot of fun with and don't mind talking about them yet again.


Moonlight Thru' the Trees

The first is a group project where each person chose their theme and everyone contributed a block to the quilt.

My theme was neutrals. I had always wanted to do a neutral quilt, but was surprised at the difficulty I had with it...until an unusual brainstorm came upon me.

You can read about the brainstorm here, and see other posts about it here and here.

I love how my neutral quilt turned out. I am currently redecorating a guest room and this quilt will hang there.


Flower Garden

My Flower Garden quilt was a quilt that took approximately two years to applique and three weeks to quilt, although there were many days I "ran away" from the quilting, so maybe I could have had it done in two weeks.

This is my second Kim McLean quilt and I've enjoyed both of them.

Check out this post to read more about my recent completion of my Flower Garden quilt.


My Circles

I'm including a picture of My Circles quilt. It was actually completed last year but I wish stroke my ego a bit and share a picture of my quilt hanging this year at Quilt Canada in the National Juried Show, where it won a second-place ribbon in it's category. 

This is truly a highlight in my quilting life! Thanks for indulging me!!



I hope you'll take time to sit with a cup of coffee or tea and visit with the many bloggers who are sure to take part in this virtual trunk show.....I know I will!


25 comments:

  1. I always enjoy looking at your trunk show! You have made and continue to make gorgeous quilts!! You are an inspiration!

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  2. Thanks for showing us all those great quilts. SO MUCH WORK! I'm inspired to run to my sewing machine to make something beautiful as these quilts.

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  3. Beautiful quilts and congratulations on your award!

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  4. All 3 are gorgeous! Your flowers are fantastic and so fun!! Your circle Quilt is so neat, too! & Congrats, to boot!

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  5. Wow, so beautiful and such a variety of styles! I enjoyed seeing your projects.

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  6. Such beautiful work. My favourite is the Flower garden quilt.

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  7. Thanks for sharing your quilts. I love the circles quilt. I just started one myself!

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  8. Oh my goodness, so many amazing and gorgeous quilts! Thanks for sharing!

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  9. Wow, they all knock my socks off...the garden quilt is just stunning and the neutral has so much to say! The circles are fabulous. Congrats to a well deserved win!

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  10. Your Flower Garden quilt is Amazing - really love the colors! You certainly went from one extreme - Flower Garden - to the other - Moonlight! Thanks for sharing

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  11. A fantastic trunk show! Someday I will see it in person I hope!

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  12. All three of these quilts are just drop dead gorgeous! So different from one another, too. You are a clearly multi-talented lady :)

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  13. A beautiful trunk show. The appliqué quilt is gorgeous, specially the quilting. Congratulations on the award, very well deserved!


    Thank you so much for linking up on Trunk Full Of Quilts!
    -Soma

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  14. Oh my what an amazing quilter you. Your appliqued flower garden quilt is stunning. I am not at all surprised it took two years, such beautiful work. The quilting is exceptional. The neutral is fabulous as is your circle one.

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  15. Congratulations on your Quilt Canada win. I admire your beautiful hand applique work. I did a small pillow, and that's about all the applique energy I had!

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  16. Your quilts are gorgeous. Congrats! on your Quilt Canada win. Love the circles, but your Flower Garden is stunning.

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  17. These are wonderful. I especially love your Flower Garden quilt. It's breathtaking - really beautiful :)

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  18. Beautiful quilts, I love them all! And congrats on your win!

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  19. Your three quilts really showcase your hard work well. I can't pick a favorite! SMILES!

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  20. I love the neutral quilt--so peaceful.

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  21. I find neutral quilts just so stunning - well done with yours. Congratulations on your two winning quilts,, they are truly treasures.

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  22. Love them all, but especially drawn to the circles.

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  23. Such lovely work, and ll so different. I love the quilting you did on your flower quilt, and many congratulations on winning a ribbon for your circle quilt.
    But I have to admit that I wouldn't have it in me to chop up all those neutral blocks myself - good on you for being so brave!

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  24. Fabulous and very different quilts!

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  25. All your quilts are wonderful. I love the bright colors in your Flower Garden, it is so beautiful!

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