Riley Blake Challenge Quilt

Hello! Here is my entry for the Riley Blake Modern Quilt Challenge.  I call it Riley’s Cloud:

fullHappy little cloud bumps made using my sew-and-turn applique method explained here. 

It’s not blanket stitch, not raw edge, not needle-turn – it’s sew and turn and it’s my favorite!

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Can you see the scallop quilting?

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There are four cloud outlines hidden in the white.

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A little splash of color against our milk sky, our snowy roof-tops, and the black, bare trees.

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This quilt was made for the MQG Riley Blake Challenge.  Members of the modern quilt guild were sent fabric bundles of Riley Blake designer quilting cottons.

The Ann Arbor Quilt Guild is also having a challenge!  Our members will pick a favorite and win a stack of fabric!

More pictures after the jump:

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back-2Flat grey background

front-skyMaybe there’s a little bit of blue sky…

2 Comments

Filed under A2MQG, Challenges, Fabric, Quilting, Techniques

2 responses to “Riley Blake Challenge Quilt

  1. This is really wonderful! I hope you will enter it in the A2MQG Special Exhibit at the GAAQG Quilt Show this summer!

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