Cloud Quilt

I’ve been doodling clouds for a while now, dreaming of quilt designs.  Finally, after reading Cloud Atlas, I grabbed all of my blues, whites, and greys, and started sewing!

I was very inspired by these images…

Cloud Song quilt from Little Bits Quilting Bee

I opted for going with my gut and pieced the blanket in an improvisational manner.  Once I had my twelve clouds, I added a border (with a little flashy detail).

I backed the quilt with this fabric, which is such a sweet match.

And then I started quilting!  Inside the clouds I added little white-threaded quilting clouds.

In the blue I just went with a meandering breeze.

I’m entering this quilt in the QuiltCon Improvisation category.  Wish me luck!



Filed under Inspiration, Quilting

10 responses to “Cloud Quilt

  1. Brianna

    I fell in love with this at your quilt show last week. I had to keep reminding myself that I am buying a new sewing machine and couldn’t afford to splurge on a quilt just because!!

  2. Clouds are my favorite and I think your quilt is absolutely amazing!! Good luck with the contest! I hope you win.

  3. Gorgeous!! I love how it has such a whimsical feel!

  4. Your clouds are beautiful – love how you have pieced them in the solids!

  5. Beautiful and original!!

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