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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Petal Plate Party - H2H Charity Quilt Challenge 2014

is hosting
Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge.
"Petal Plate Party"
is my second contribution
for 2014.

With a bunch of solid Kona strips in a box,

as my inspiration to sew the quilt top.
Once all the strips were sewn together, it was an odd size.
I cut it in half to make two lap quilts.
This is the second one.
The first one, "Sunshine Travels" was blogged here.
Both quilts are 51" x 63"
Nice cuddle up throws.
I added Dresden to make it more pleasing to me.
(I really hated the way it looked before the green Dresden)
Now it's a bright, happy quilt
sent to put a party in some one's life.
I quilted this one with stipple in the background and zigzag swirl in the Dresden centers.
I am on the last hours of deadline here, but I made my goal of 2 quilts this year.
Now I need to decide which of the 3 charities will receive these.
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If you would like to see all of the quilts being donated, you can see them
at the Big Reveal.
Have a great weekend,


Sarah Craig said...

Carla, I just love the way you made these jelly roll quilts so special and unique! Thank you so much for participating in the Challenge this year, and i hope you'll be back again next year!

Amy said...

I love your added Dresdens on your quilt. It will definitely be loved and have a little sunshine in their life.

StitchinByTheLake said...

Carla I've made several of those jelly roll quilts but, duh, I never thought of appliqueing anything on them! No I've got ideas in my head. I want to make my three daughters a Christmas one so I could do trees, or snowmen, or Santas or ornaments.... :) I might be a little carried away! blessings, marlene

Sue Daurio said...

Wow, love them both. I really liked the yellow, but green is my favorite and this one is wonderful. What a great way to dress up a jelly roll quilt. Love it.

Carla said...

Just lovely. They will be much appreciated

Vickie said...

Your quilts will bring a happy smile to somebody for sure ! I've never wanted to make a jellyroll quilt until now. Adding the applique to them was a SUPER idea !

Karen said...

I have made a few jelly roll quilts but I never thought of adding appliqué to them. I love this idea. These quilts will bring lots of comfort. They are very pretty.

Run 'n Stitch said...

I just love to see how different jelly rolls make up into a quilt. I love this pattern. It's fun to do with 2-1/2 " strip scraps too, especially batiks. Your appliqué project really makes the strip top unique. Thank you for sharing.

Alycia~Quiltygirl said...

I really like those quilts. The applique to the Strips just makes them pop!! Great job!

em's scrapbag said...

Wanted to let you know your quilts have arrived. Thank you for your generous donation to Happy Chemo. Your beautiful quilt is sure to bring comfort in a time of need. Your time and talents are appreciated.
Aunt Em's Quilts