Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Original Design – D!

It’s time for the Fall 2014 Edition of the Blogger’s Quilt Festival! Since you won’t find my pretty face at Quilt Market this weekend, I thought I’d better share in the virtual quilt festival love-fest. The quilt I most want to (re)-introduce to the Glitterati is my king-sized D! I am entering it into the Original Design Quilts Category, because while it is familiar, there was some original math design madness to make it happen.
I look at it now and think, “Gawd, that’s just way too big!” And trust you me, that is not something you hear me say too often! I originally designed this quilt for my BGFF (best gay friend forever), because he is a mad Disney fan. It’s made with 2,108, 1.5″ finished squares (then I died) from Lizzy House’s Constellations range, and coordinating solids. It’s pretty close to my original design sketch, and even though it is ginormous, there’s just that much more of it to love!
My BGFF still loves it, and often hosts slumber parties for him and his 37 other friends. They all fit under it, no lie! You can see more pictures in the original post, and read all about how a good double entendre kept me sane throughout all this teeny-tiny piecing. 

A big thank you to Amy from Amy’s Creative Side for keeping the Blogger’s Quilt Festival party pumping! Make sure you vote for your faves in each category, and in the Viewer’s Choice ballot!

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15 Responses

  1. as a fellow disney fan, love it

  2. Quilting can be such a labor of love, and it is apparent how much care and thought you put into this for your BGFF. Thanks for re-introducing the quilt, and good luck!

  3. Pam says:

    love this ~ what a great finish…you are a good friend ! xoxo

  4. Katy Cameron says:

    Oooh, I hadn't realised you could sit and read the back before, awesome!

  5. Jan says:

    What a wonderful gift!

  6. The O's says:

    I do love this and I am one of the lucky ones to see it in the real. I still think you are mad with all those squares but love makes us do strange things and when you love what you do and who you are doing it for, well, you'll do pretty much anything for them!

  7. Cheryl says:

    Love seeing this quilt again, great story

  8. Cathy says:

    I completely adore this quilt. Thanks for sharing it again!

  9. Shay says:

    Utterly stunning! I've never seen anything like it. I would have had a complete meltdown thinking about all those tiny little squares . So happy you pushed through the shock and shared this with us for the festival.

  10. Jeneta says:

    I. LOVE. IT!!! I didn't realise it was yours, but saw it on the Blogger's Quilt Festival and knew I had to comment on it. xxx

  11. Jean says:

    That is a lot of itty bitty squares! good job!

  12. Now THAT is a happy quilt!!!!

  13. leanne says:

    I just love this quilt and never tire of seeing it – glad you've entered it into the fall festival !

  14. I love this quilt; you've just got my vote!

  15. amy says:

    I just love how BAM in your face this is!!

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