Blogger's Quilt Festival is here!

This is the most wonderful eye candy that comes to us semi-annually from Amy.  I guarantee you will see a lot of great quilts to admire and inspire.  And there's a bunch of yummy giveaways too!

Here's my entry:  Rescued Log
   I went to a yard sale close by and found they were selling a bag of fabric for $10.  It was a large bag.  In there with all the yardage was this partial quilt that looked like it had been cut up  for use as something else.  Two sides had jagged edges.  I loved the colors so I bought the whole bag.  I took the quilt apart and had about 13 blocks.  I used four of them to repair 4 others that needed bringing up to size.  They were already quilted, so I decided to put them back together as a Quilt as you Go quilt.  My daughter-in-law in Colorado had admired the blocks and when it was done, I sent it to her for her birthday.  She is very happy with it.  And I'm happy I was able to salvage someone's log cabin.

See all the other quilts at Amy's Creative Side post for her Blogger Quilt Festival.  You'll be glad you did!

Comments

  1. Thats a really wonderful save! Thanks for sharing the tale of this quilt. I'll have to keep my eye out for quilts needing rescue from now on

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  2. You brought a quilt back to life!! It looks wonderful all finished.

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  3. Great rescue job. I was just reading another post about calling quilts with issues, rescue quilts instead of cutter quilts. Kudos.

    Come see my entries, #212 repro cheddar stars and 216 antique 1850 applique flower garden

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  4. Lovely job! Your red, white, and black quilt is green.....grin.

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  5. What a great quilt, and a lovely story behind it too.

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  6. How lucky can you get??? that is a GREAT save!

    hugZ,
    annie
    rubyslipperz106.blogspot.com

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  7. wow, great job saving some fabrics! it looks like rays of light going across it!

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  8. Great little quilt! Don't you just love finding bargains and surprises like this?

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  9. What a great recycling project. Good job.

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  10. Great job. I really like the fabric combo. Subtle coloring.

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  11. Darling quilt and what a cool story. My friend rescues quilts and it's such a neat thing. Love it and happy you were able to give it to someone who loves it. Thanks for sharing and have a great day

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  12. The old saying that one man's trash is another man's treasure is certainly true here. You have turned it into a wonderful quilt. it looks great!

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  13. What a great quilt. Wonderful rescue.

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