Polaroid Quilt

A finished quilt.

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I’m sharing this finish as part of the Bloggers Quilt Festival. Not because I’m doing a dramatic reveal, but because I’ve been lazy about this one.

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It’s thrilling to have this finished. It was a big project but a fun one so it never went through the tedious and/or ugly phase many projects go through. [Actually, the quilting was a bit nuts. I did about 60% of the quilting, hated it and ripped it out. Tried a different style which I liked much much better.]

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But. But. I submitted it to Quiltcon in the piecing category. Denied. Submitted it to the Canadian National Juried Show. Denied again.

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A bit of time has been a salve and seeing these pictures again renews my excitement about it. No idea what I’ll do with it, but still!

Quilt Stats:

Title: Polaroid Quilt

Lifetime quilt no.: 70 (I’m working on 77-79 right now)

Started: May 17, 2016

Finished: November 28, 2017

Size: 54″x70″

Number of pieces: 2264

Quilting: Straight line, walking foot

Tonnes of blog posts about it, in reverse chronological order.

This was on my 2018 Q3 list for the Finish-Along.

Also linking up with Michelle, From Bolt to Beauty for her “bragging about your beauties.”

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10 thoughts on “Polaroid Quilt

  1. A finish is always thrilling and I love the shadowing of the polaroids! It makes it more interesting as does the way youdid the colors! Gorgeous.

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  2. Hello! This is like a step up on the I Spy quilt category. Very cool. I cannot believe you ripped out your previous quilting! Holy moly – 60% finished. You must have REALLY hated it. Nice finish. ~smile~ Roseanne

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  3. Definitely a beauty – the way you arranged the different polaroids is particularly wonderful. Glad you’re thrilled with it; you should be! On behalf of the FAL global hosts, thank you for participating and linking up.

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