Sunday, January 10, 2016

If Confetti Grew on Trees....

.... I would wish for you, 
that your "Confetti Tree" was full of confetti 
for all of your celebrations!

Here's how I made my raw edge applique quilt.

I pressed/ironed Lite Heat and Bond on the backside of the fabrics.
I cut the fabric into tiny squares --- 3/4 inch.

Let them cool and peel off the paper from the Lite Heat and Bond.

Made a trunk of the tree with the greenish fabric.

Press/iron the pieces in place on the black fabric.

I used 2 layers of batting - Hobbs 80/20 (Cotton/Poly) Batting on the bottom and Hobbs Washable Wool Batting as the top layer.

I quilted on the black fabric with a dark grey quilting thread with overall Paisley Swirl Quilting.

I selected Bermuda Blue for all the tree parts.

I stitched in Marcia and 2016 by the tree trunk.

I machine stitched on solid black fabric for the binding.

Another fun quilt created for the first Project Quilting Challenge for Season 7.

My finished quilt measures 18" by 24".

I named it " If Confetti Grew on Trees"

I create and quilt in Boscobel, Wisconsin.

I am linking up with all the other entries for this week's Quilt Challenge at Persimon Dreams - Project Quilting.

I am sponsoring 2 prizes for each of the Quilt Challenges again this year.  I have been sponsoring since Season 2. Check out the list of prizes HERE.

Thanks Kim (Project Quilting) for inspiring quilters all over the world!  Hop over and check out all the beautiful quilts created in only ONE week! It is amazing!

Enjoy your day and may your "Confetti Tree" always be full of confetti for all of your celebrations!



janequiltsslowly said...

Beautiful! Colors are wonderful! Very creative.

Mel said...

Beautiful design and great job on finishing it in less than 24 hours!! Hard to believe given its beauty and gorgeous texture!!

Kathy E. said...

This is a beauty, Marcia! The Confetti tree seems to almost glow as it drops its pieces. You've given me some good ideas to start another project! Thank you!

VickiT said...

I think this might be near the top of my favorites of all your quilts so far Marcia. VERY cool! That is just beautiful. I think you should enter that into a show somewhere. Great job.

Liz said...

Hi Marcia, You're a very creative person.. This looks fun!
I have a question... What brand of thread do you use in your long-arm machine? Thanks, Liz