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Guild Raffle Quilt Top

Another Mid-Michigan Quilters' Guild member and I are in charge of making a raffle quilt for our guild quilt show. We decided on a simple pattern - nine patch - and had guild members provide the blocks. The fabric colors are brights that read like a solid. Members also provided a scrap of fabric from their blocks to use in the applique borders.  I created the border design of bluebirds, flowers, and hearts that was discussed in a previous blog post. Several members of our Applique Club volunteered to create the quilt borders. Last Tuesday, we got together to put the borders onto the quilt.  My guild friend had arranged all the blocks and stitched them together. The Applique Club members brought the finished borders. Here is how it turned out at the end of the day. 

I'm excited to see the finished quilt. Another member of the guild will quilt the finished top. There will be lots of room for quilting designs in the alternating blocks and the border. The quilt will be raffled off at our Spring quilt show in March 2014.


Published Thu, Jul 25 2013 10:05 PM by Pamela


# re: Guild Raffle Quilt Top@ Thursday, July 25, 2013 11:53 PM

It's a beautiful quilt.


# re: Guild Raffle Quilt Top@ Friday, July 26, 2013 7:09 AM

love it

Joan L.

# re: Guild Raffle Quilt Top@ Sunday, July 28, 2013 5:40 AM

beautiful quilt


# re: Guild Raffle Quilt Top@ Monday, July 29, 2013 9:52 PM

Thanks, everyone, for all the nice comments. I cannot wait to see it after the quilting is done.