5.14.2011

Blogger's Quilt Festival 2011

First of all, many thanks to Amy's Creative Side for hosting yet another Blogger's Quilt Festival...you rock!


Now on to the show...

My family moved a lot while I was growing up and as a result I often felt that I was living just a bit outside of my comfort zone.  So when it came time to leave home I found that I had a strong urge to develop my own comfort zone and to make choices in my life that would allow me to remain firmly within that happy place.  While that was certainly what I needed at the time I'm beginning to wonder if that's still the right choice for me.  Which brings me to this quilt, (see, there was actually a point to this long and rambling story) which is very much outside of my comfort zone.


You see, I'm a white-sashing kind of gal, usually with clear or muted colors.  I am most certainly not a red-sashing kind of gal, with bright, bold colors.  


And yet I found myself making a quilt that distinctly fits into the latter category when I made this one.

And you know what?  I love it.  Which leaves me to wonder if perhaps it's time to venture outside of that comfort zone after all...


(quilt originally blogged here)

9 comments:

  1. It's absolutely beautiful - vibrant and wonderful. You are uber talented.

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  2. Oh, Carolyn, I'm a white sashing girl, too, but I love this! Very bright and cheerful! Now you're making me want to venture out from my comfort zone :)

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  3. What a great end product! It is such a happy summery quilt. Well done!

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  4. Yes, red! I have often used it for my quilts. It's a fun quilt

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  5. I love it and that little boy is super cute too!!!

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  6. If the results are this good, I vote for you to leave your comfort zone.

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  7. It's great. I love how cheerful and vibrant it has made your quilt. Well worth the trip outside your comfort zone!

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  8. I love the red sashing!

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