Wednesday, December 20, 2017

QuiltCon 2017 Submissions

I loved how Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl shared all of her QuiltCon submissions. I had been meaning to post about mine but did not have a chance until now.

QuiltCon acceptance e-mails were sent out last week so now I get to not only show you the quilts I submitted, but also let you know if they got accepted.

You can click on the quilt title to learn more and see additional pictures of the quilts.

1. Pop Rocks - Accepted!

I made Pop Rocks for the Michael Miller Challenge Quilt category. The challenge was to create a quilt using at least two of the prints from the Our Yard collection by Sarah Campbell for Michael Miller Fabrics along with any Cotton Couture solids. My idea was to create a "pop" with the Our Yard prints on a monochromatic, minimalist black and white quilt.


2. Curated Cabins - Accepted!


I made Curated Cabins as a submission to the new magazine called Curated Quilts (it was not accepted into the magazine). The magazine was looking for mini Log Cabin quilts 10"x10" up to 16"x16" using their color palette of 5 colors.


3. Taste the Rainbow - Rejected


Taste the Rainbow really had three purposes. The first was as an entry in the Greenville Modern Quilt Guild's challenge quilt, which was to create a modern quilt based on the Birds in the Air block (Taste the Rainbow won first place). The second was as an entry into the flying geese challenge quilt category for QuiltCon. And the third was for a new decoration for my son's room (he loves bright colors and rainbows). Two out of three is not bad and new my son gets the quilt hung in his room earlier than planned. (If you would like to make your own Taste the Rainbow, I have the templates for sale here.)


4. Arrow Point Path - Rejected


I really like the design of Arrow Point Path (available as pattern on Quilt Theory) but I predicted that it was not modern enough to make the cut for QuiltCon. I was not surprised it did not make it in but I am glad I at least tried submitting it.


I will be attending QuiltCon 2018 in Pasadena so I am very excited that two of my quilts will be hanging.  If you are going to be at QuiltCon I hope I get to see you there!




17 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing. It is interesting to see what was entered and what was accepted. I particularly like Pop Rocks and the fun shapes that are formed in the negative space.

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  2. Congrats! Thank you for sharing, Susan

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  3. I really am excited about Pop Rocks. A 50/50 acceptance rate seems pretty awesome to me. I think that unless we submit a few that feel like a stretch, we don't learn anything. I am excited to see your quilts but even better you in Pasadena!

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  4. Amazing entries! Congrats on having 2 accepted! I love the rainbow quilt and am surprised it wasn't accepted!

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  5. Congrats on the accepted entries! I'm surprised the rainbow quilt was not accepted, it's my favorite of the set.

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  6. Congratulations!! I think all your quilts are great.

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  7. Congratulations! Your Michael Miller fabric challenge is cool!

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  8. Great quilts. I know it will be fun to see what others have done, but I am CERTAIN others will enjoy these two epic wonderful quilts

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  9. Congratulation to the acceptances. That is very exciting. I wish I could come but Pasadena is half a world away. =)

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  10. Sorry to hear about Arrow Point Path! I made a version of it this summer using my batik scraps. Love the quilt!

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  11. Congratulations! These are all beautiful!

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  12. Congratulations on your acceptances. They are all beautiful.

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  13. Congrats they are all lovely!

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  14. Congratulations on your two acceptances.

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  15. Congratulations on getting 2 quilts accepted! I've heard QuiltCon is very selective, so that's a big accomplishment. I'm disappointed Arrow Point Path didn't make it, I personally think it's very modern, but judging is subjective.

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  16. Well done on two acceptances~¬! That is really fantastic

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