Sunday, 20 April 2014

DQ Jan - Feb 2014 Challenge

The DQ Jan-Feb 2014 challenge was announced in January on the DQ Facebook page. However, we did not have a blog post on it . Here we are with details of the challenge.

The rules of the DQ Jan-Feb 2014 challenge were

1.Make a quilted item of any size using crazy patchwork. Quilting can be in the traditional crazy quilting style or otherwise.
2.Email 3 pics (1.of the full front, 2.of the full back, 3.close up of the quilting) of the finished item to Please do not send more than 3 pics as the admins do not want to have to choose. Or lesser. And please conform exactly to the pic requirements or you risk disqualification.
3.Please include title, dimensions and a short description of your entry.
4.Please mention if the entry is an original work or inspired. You can share your inspiration once the names are revealed after the voting.
5.Please send in your entries by the midnight of February 28th, 2014
Edited to add: Last date for submissions extended to March 10th. 

The winner gets

1.A gift voucher for Rs.1500 from Bernina India, redeemable against purchases of sewing, quilting, patchwork notions, thread, etc. from the 'Bernina Creative Center' (BCC) or Bernina or Bernette machines or accessories


2. A set of 4 co-ordinated Fat Quarters from Quilts of Love

Best of luck DQs !

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Aliya's Seminole Patchwork QAL - Gallery

DQ Aliya shared this awesome 4 part QAL on Seminole Patchwork and here's a look at some of the projects completed (and started)..




















Thank you for that very interesting QAL, Aliya !

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

DQ Nov-Dec '13 Challenge - Entries

In keeping with the month of festivities, the theme for the DQ Nov- Dec '13 Challenge was 'Toran'. It was a 'not so easy' challenge, but as always, some of our DQs came up with fabulous works of art! Each toran is so unique and so celebratory!

Here is a peek into the eight festive torans

Entry # 1 Yellow n red hand n machine quilted toran (33" in length)

Entry # 2  A starry welcome ( 36" X 13.5")

Entry # 3  A Christmas toran ( 33" in length)

Entry # 4  Lantern toran (42" X 8")

Entry # 5  An all season Desi toran (60" X 20")

Entry # 6  Jewel adorned elephants toran  (37" X 13")

Entry # 7 Madhubani toran  (36" X 16")

Entry # 8  Floral fantasy (40" X 14")

The DQs have voted and the three entries with the maximum votes are

Entry # 7
Entry # 5
Entry # 2

We'll be back soon with the results. Until then,  happy quilting!