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My guild decided this year to have a challenge as part of our quilt show that will be held at the end of September in Marshall MO.  The rules said the quilts could not be larger than 100" in diameter, they had to be a quilt block, but also quilted and bound, we had to use at least a recognizable amount of the challenge fabric and the theme was "Happiness Is..."   So I decided to use my embroidery machine to stitch out some cute quilting/sewing related sayings and use an attic windows block as my setting.  The fabric the window sashing is made out of is part of the challenge fabric.  We each only had a piece that was 4" by WOF so that didn't give a lot to work with, plus it changed color from orange to red to yellow to 2 shades of blue and then purple.  I called this "Happiness Is Quilting".  It is 18" square.  Here is a pic of it:

 I had made another one that I just wasn't totally happy with so I'm so glad that I had enough of the challenge fabric left to make a 2nd one.

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Comment by Joanna liguz on August 5, 2014 at 5:26pm

Aww! I love it!

Comment by cinderella pisani on August 4, 2014 at 10:44am

How artistic with the right touch of whimsy. Love it!

Comment by Mary S. on August 4, 2014 at 8:22am
Very creative! You did a great job with this challenge!
Comment by Roxann on August 4, 2014 at 7:08am

Very creative! Good job! 

Comment by Barb/WI on August 4, 2014 at 6:30am

Great idea - way to go!

Comment by Pam/NY on August 4, 2014 at 5:14am

good job!

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on August 4, 2014 at 4:45am


Comment by B J Elder/WA on August 3, 2014 at 8:07pm

Well done! You met the challenge fabulously!

Comment by Sharon Reeves on August 3, 2014 at 6:09pm

Wow, you did an amazing job doing 2 quilts with the small amount of fabric you had. I love it and it's be a perfect wall hanging.

Comment by Donna Sykes on August 3, 2014 at 5:52pm

Very cute. I love the sayings - they are all right on the money. That was quite a challenge trying to use such a small strip of challenge fabric. You came up with a great idea.

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