Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Coin Quilt Challenge

A challenge was presented to the staff and teachers over at Kelly Ann's quilt shop. Each member created their own interpretation of a coin quilt.
(details available in my previous post)

I am always fascinated to see how creative minds interpret a common concept. Here are some of the larger quilts that were made for the challenge:

Here are pictures of the smaller creations which include pillows as well as small and miniature quilts:

This is my finished mini quilt - but it's a secret - if you don't follow my blog...(grin)

Unfortunately, I can't announce the names of these quilters. (just yet) The quilts are displayed for customers to guess who made them. But I can certainly tell you which quilt was my favorite. It was a miniature quilt - and no... it isn't mine. ;) It's this amazing and darling 12" quilt:

I love the little hammock and the adorable buttons the quilter used to embellish her quilt.

This challenge will soon go out to shop customers. It will be a fun Summer challenge involving an exciting display, contest and ribbons. Have you ever made a coin quilt?

every quilt tells a story....

14 comments:

  1. What clever quilts ! Each one so unique . I love your little quilt :-D

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  2. Who knew such a simple pattern could be so fascinating!
    D.G. L

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  3. I, too, love to see what different creative minds come up with with given a challenge! And I agree with you...the tropical scene mini is the sweetest.

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  4. They are so different - but a lot of work in each of them! Yours is gorgeous - lovely hand quilting too :)

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  5. So many great quilts, large and small!! It is so interesting what different quilters come up with from one idea! I do like the little beach quilt, but my favorite is yours!

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  6. Thanks for sharing all the great coin quilts. No, I have not made one but seeing this post you certainly have me thinking! Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Wonderful quilts.
    Thank you for sharing.

    Greetings, Manuela

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  8. Quilters really are so creative - thanks for sharing! I have not made a coin quilt...yet.

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  9. What fun quilts!!! I really love the American Flag one, genius!!

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  10. Love them all. Thanks for sharing. Tell me what is a coin quilt?

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  11. Great quilts and a very fun challenge! There are always so many wonderful interpretations - quilters are the best! I've never made a coin quilt, but certainly used them in borders!
    Cheers!

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  12. very fun and unusual challenge -

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  13. that was a fun little show and tell you gave us. I love making coin quilts and YES I have made a few, funny I am actually making another one now!
    thanks for sharing
    Kathie

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  14. what a fun challenge and all the quilts are so creative.

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