Madrona Road Challenge: Gear and Spark

IMG_1088  The Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild is participating in the Michael Miller Madrona Road Challenge.  Participants made complete quilts with a perimeter of at least 120″, using fabrics from the Madrona Road line by Violet Craft, and complementing them with Michael Miller Cotton Couture Solids.

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Here’s my entry!  A bias-tape, machine-appliquéd design representing a gentle, loopy gear:

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The quilting represents the spark with free-motion star shapes.

It all started off with this doodle:

IMG_0709I used a bias-tape applique method.

Check out the rest of the amazing entries from the A2MQG HERE.

6 Comments

Filed under A2MQG, Challenges, Fabric, Quilting

6 responses to “Madrona Road Challenge: Gear and Spark

  1. I like the loopy gear!!

  2. Nice quilting. I really like the bias strips — they’re crisp and set off the design well.

  3. You already know this, but I love the whimsy of this quilt! Nice work with the bias tape, too!

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