Hundreds and Thousands finish and Giveaway winner

Another finish!
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This quilt is made with a confetti technique of slicing a bunch of scraps to hell and then catching them in a net of tulle. I’ve called it Hundreds and Thousands because the little slices look like cake sprinkles. It’s wall hanging size so I’ve popped a sleeve on the back. Once it’s been published, it will go into my Etsy shop. I need to remember to put Mr Bowie in there soon too.

STATS
Size – 54″ square
Number of blocks – n/a
Time to make– an hour of prep and positioning stuff, five hours of quilting and three hours of slow binding and adding a sleeve – 9 hours
Fabric – Scraps shredded into oblivion and Klona white
Backing Fabric – Some heavy weight Ikea stuff
Binding Fabric – More Klona
Threads – Coats Moon, plus Superior Threads monofilament
Batting – 80/20 Soft and Elegant
Quilting- Vertical matchstick over the scraps but 1″ wider apart on the plain edges.

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In other business, I’ve drawn the winner for the fat quarter bundle giveaway! It’s my fellow Sewvivor contestant Marci – we’ve both been knocked out of this round (I think Billy Bass might have been a bit too crass for more discerning tastes) so it’s nice of Mr Random to choose her!

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17 Comments

  1. Posted August 17, 2014 at 8:08 pm | Permalink

    Fun effect for the confetti

  2. Posted August 17, 2014 at 8:29 pm | Permalink

    Your quilt is lovely, and it is an interesting technique. I am sorry about Sewvivor.

  3. Posted August 17, 2014 at 8:46 pm | Permalink

    Love the effect- that’s a beautiful mini 🙂

  4. flying Blind
    Posted August 17, 2014 at 9:18 pm | Permalink

    Oh I didn’t know you were out, nor Marci 🙁 And I voted more than once dammit!

    Loving the slash n stitch xxx

  5. Posted August 17, 2014 at 9:58 pm | Permalink

    Awww. I can’t believe it! I didn’t know you two were out. Unreal that Billy Bass didn’t get you through. Anyway, congrats to Marci on the giveaway win. Love the wall hanging. I must give that a try some time.

  6. Posted August 18, 2014 at 8:50 am | Permalink

    Sorry about Sewvivor. I love the quilt. I’ve used this technique before but on smaller projects, I wasn’t sure it would work on a larger scale. It’s nice to be proved wrong xxx

  7. Posted August 18, 2014 at 9:11 am | Permalink

    Commiserations for the sewvivor contest. I was sure you would get through to the next round and I was looking forward to seeing what you had in mind.
    Lucky Marci for winning the giveaway.
    I must give that technique a go sometime. Lovely colours.

  8. Posted August 18, 2014 at 9:27 am | Permalink

    That looks like so much fun – I’ve never thought to try and chopping fabric up into confetti but have plenty of scraps I could have a go at with the rotary. I though Billy Bass was great – probably never heard of him in the states before this!

  9. Posted August 18, 2014 at 10:26 am | Permalink

    Can you show a closer shot of this? Or link to something that shows how it’s done? It’s beautiful but I’m not sure I exactly get how it’s done.

  10. Posted August 18, 2014 at 11:26 am | Permalink

    I voted for you and Marci. So sorry to hear the judges don’t share my taste for sewn fish 🙁 I love your hundreds and thousands quits. I hadn’t realised confetti quilts were sandwiched under tulle 🙂

  11. Posted August 18, 2014 at 8:42 pm | Permalink

    Pretty cute, i like it! And what a bummer about Sewvivor, it was the most imaginative idea in my opinion, next time! :o)

  12. Posted August 18, 2014 at 9:49 pm | Permalink

    like your sprinkles quilt – what a great idea ! can’t believe that you were knocked out of the comp – I agree with ange – your billy was so creative and original – I LOVED him !!

  13. Posted August 18, 2014 at 9:56 pm | Permalink

    Such a shame about Sewvivor 🙁 Lovely new quilt though – love the technique. Looks like a good one for Little One’s to try?!

  14. Ella
    Posted August 19, 2014 at 12:46 am | Permalink

    That fish still blows my mind.

  15. Posted August 19, 2014 at 4:33 pm | Permalink

    that is just fab! And the Sewvivor judges know nothing.

  16. Posted August 19, 2014 at 4:48 pm | Permalink

    oh, and don’t be sad about Sewvivor, I’m just reading the post now and her use of apostrophes is appalling.

  17. Posted September 6, 2014 at 10:23 am | Permalink

    Great use for scraps and proof of why we should never throw anything away!

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