Sunday, September 13, 2009

Two Bloggers Give Away This Quilt!!!

A few weeks ago Carol's Crafy Creations blog had a giveaway of a little quilt top that needed quilted. I was the lucky winner. I didn't have anything in my stash to add a larger border that would compliment the top so I quilted it as is. Then I got thinking that this could really be a true PIF sort of giveaway. Afterall, Carol pieced the top, I quilted it and now it just needs some binding.


The quilting I chose was an edge to edge design of holly leaves, berries and ribbon. Though the photo doesn't show it as well as I would have liked.
If this 24.5 x 24.5 unfinished quilt top is something you would be interested in finishing up then please leave a comment here before Tuesday evening. What would you do with it? PIF or keep it?







86 comments:

Barb said...

That is a lovely quilt....keep it!!

Irishgirlsews said...

Its a lovely quilt, such a sweet little treasure. I would keep it, I think. LOL.
Wendy

Terry said...

It's such a beautiful quilt! I loved it the first time I saw it and I love it even more now that it's quilted! Tough call...but I think I might have to keep this one if I won it! :0)

Anonymous said...

The little quilt is such a nice size & would make a great Table Topper. Your quilting is great! I would keep it!

Nancy E

Kaaren said...

I think I would PIF it, Mary. Then it would be a collaboration of 3 people which would make a wonderful gift if passed on in the true spirit of friendship.

It's beautiful and I think anyone who received it would treasure it for years to come.

miniaturequilter said...

It is gorgeous, the quilting is wonderful-i would have to keep it!!!!

Pat said...

It's lovely! I think that I would have to keep it too! Paying it forward would be nice too!! I don't know what I would now!!

Cornfield Quilter said...

I would definately PIF. I have been blessed a hundred times over and I know there would be a very deserving person out there that would treasure it forever. It is an absolutely wonderful quilt! Great job to the both of you. :D

Magnolia Bay Quilts said...

That's such a nice idea to collaborate on a gift quilt. You always quilt the coolest designs on everything you work on. This design is so perfect for the quilt. You're amazing!

allsewnup said...

I would make it a lovely anonymous pif to a womens shelter for someone who really needs their spirits lifted.

Carolyn*

Gayle said...

Believe it or not, the binding is my favorite part of making a quilt so I would be delighted to do that part. And I'm afraid I'd have to keep it - I have very few Christmassy quilts of my own - however, I'd have to tea dye it to tone down the bright white a little bit! You did a beautiful job on the quilting.

Julia said...

I'd bind it and give it to my DIL as it would match the wedding quilt I gave her called "Christmas Splendor."

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Beautiful little quilt and quilting! I would definitely PIF!

arlette said...

Dang, what a hard decission, because the quilt is really beautiful. I'll keep it all for myself. I'll tell you a secret, I love to do the binding, and it's a christmas quilt (my fave holiday!), no problem for me, well just in case ;), lol...

Lisa said...

That quilt is adorable and I would definitely KEEP IT :O) It is so pretty and would be so hard to give away!

free indeed said...

Binding is my favorite part to do! I love handstitching it down...such a cozy feeling to have something so close to completion. If it were me, I'd keep it! If you pass it on to me...I'm gonna keep it!

cozy quilter said...

This little quilt would look wonderful on the old trunk I use as a coffee table in my great room. I think I would bind it and then keep it! Thanks for the give-away!

linda Schiffer said...

What a lovely little quilt! It would be a real struggle for me to part with it -- I could do it, but would have to PIF it soon! :) I have wanted to start a 'doll quilt' small quilt wall display for some time at home -- what a great little baby to start it with!

I am accustomed to quilting by the block -- I might get busy and put borders on this lovely little baby before I bound it. :) Then it would have three 'mommies'.

:) Linda

Jacque. said...

ohhhh, I have the perfect fabric for binding that! Actually, 2 come to mind...a red tone on tone OR a yellow with green holly leaves and red berries. I would definitely bind it and PIF. I love doing that!

Mandy said...

I would keep it because I don't have any Christmas quilts yet!!!!

Sara said...

It's such a pretty quilt. I would keep it and hang it up for the holidays!

Melody said...

Oh, I think it would make a great tree skirt for my Christmas tree.

Quilt Rat said...

It's beautiful............even though I think I'd want to keep it all to myself.....our guild plans to donate Christmas placemats for the Meals on Wheels program to give their clients along with their Christmas meal so I would finish this, give it to them and brighten someones day.

Michelle said...

I would PIF it. I would use it for my 100th post giveaway.

Needled Mom said...

Oh yes, I would love to finish it off. It is just lovely and what a great idea it is to have three worker bees to finish it!

Annelise said...

No doubt - I would keep this lovely quilt!

Allyson in Alaska said...

What a cute PIF idea. Just in time for Christmas.

Joyful Quilter said...

I love making Christimas quilts and wallhangings. Funny thing is, I travel to visit my family at Christimas, so I never decorate. I would PIF.

Sherry said...

You know what I would do is finish it and PIF would that be cute that 3 people putting there time and passing it on to the forth and last person. How cool is that.

Catherine said...

It's a gorgeous little quilt!! I'd be tempted to keep it if I won it but would make the decision as I put the binding on.

Tozz said...

Yes its a beautiful quilt and I would keep it. But a binding to match the green is what I would do with it. :) hugs
Vicki

Joyce said...

Really pretty quilt. Binding is one of my favorite things to do! I think I'd PIF if to my sister. She's always there for me.

Julia said...

I'd have to keep it...i would not be able to give it away..it's lovely!
Julia ♥

Kim said...

Maybe we should bind it and send it back to Carol, lol. I wonder how this would look if it had a little bit of a tea bath...but then it would be so darn cute it would be real hard to pass it on...I know I would be tickled to see that in my mailbox. Hey, maybe this will become a traveling quilt!

Pat said...

I love to do binding. I think I'd have to keep it as I have very few professionally-quilted pieces in my home and I'd be delighted to have one that had been quilted by you!

paulette said...

I love this little quilt and would love to put a binding on it. If I won it...I think I would have to keep it....third time lucky and all that! :o)
Paulette

Sherrill said...

Oh man, that's a cutie. Think I'd hafta keep it and use as a little table topper! Thanks for another great giveaway!

Carrie P. said...

Boy that is a hard one. It is a great little quilt and I really like your quilting. That would be one reason I would keep it but I have plenty of Christmas quilts that my mom has made me so I would finish it and probably pass on the quilty love with another giveway.

Carol said...

Mary I love how you quilted this little quilt. I like that this is like a progressive quilt. I made it, you quilted it and the winner will do the binding and hopefully enjoy it.

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

It is beautiful, and I love it but it would be fun to PIF it!

onlymehere said...

I'm just selfish enough that I think I'd keep it! It's beautiful and looks to be a perfect color for what I have in mind! On second thought I might get a generous feeling in my heart and PIF! Who knows?!

Tasha S said...

Even though it would be tempting to keep it, I would PIF before the holidays.

QUILTING IS BLISSFUL, DI said...

I would love it all the while I was binding it--I would pour some of that love into it for the next one to get it--AS MUCH as I would love to keep it--I would donate it to our SPCA here in the village to use for a raffle or auction or to price and sell it however--Hug, Di

Hand Quilting Nana said...

Binding is my very favorite part of quilting. I think that is because then I am finished.

Anyway I would PIF. I just joined a PIF and this would be wonderful to pass on after I put the binding on it.

Thank you for this chance to win such a beautiful quilt!



Linda

Janet said...

It's lovely and the quilting is wonderful. I think I'd PIF as a giveaway after binding it then everyone who visits could have a chance.

isa & marta said...

Hermosísimo quilt, debe quedarse así, fabuloso quilteado. es usted tan habilidosa, ojala algun dia pueda hacer bellezas así

Deb said...

Ooooh, I love it! I would KEEP IT! And use it for my nook table topper. Thank you for the chance!

Millie said...

Mary, the quilt is lovely and my first reaction is to keep it. But I have 4 more PIF gifts to make...so I will use it for one of my PIF gifts. That will make 3 Bloggers!

Amy said...

The quilt is very cheerful and a perfect holiday accent! I would PIF by donating it to my brand new quilt guild for their auction in October so we can fund speakers and charity events! (And then I could bid on it and buy it back!)

Robin (rsislandcrafts) said...

I love it so I would probably keep it! I'm doing the same type of thing in October with a quilt top I won on a blog. I will be giving it away on the 13th. It's great to see a pif get finished and turned into another pif :)

Sarah said...

Ooo, I would love to try my hand at finishing that up! I love Christmas and all the decorations, so I think I would just have to keep it once I finished. :)

Anonymous said...

It's beautiful... I've recently finished 3 Christmas wall-hangings, but those have all been given away. I'm sure there's something in my Christmas stash that would work for the binding.
Christy S

Amy said...

What a lovely quilt and your quilting just really enhanced it. I would PIF to my mom - even though I love it, it just looks like her and she truly enjoys decorating for every season and would quickly find a great home for this quilt.

dj said...

It is lovely with a special story; thus, I would be giving it to a special friend for Christmas with the story attached.

Lisa G (MI) said...

Good news - I already have the binding cut and pieced! I love the idea of PIF and would donate this table topper to my Sweet Adeline Chorus to use as second prize at our Christmas Quilt Raffle this December.

Lizzie said...

I would love to own this quilt and put a binding on it and use it for xmas. Thanks!

Lizzie

belinda said...

....well....hhhmmm....I think this is a trick question...would I be 'stin-gee' and keep it for myself....or would I step up to the plate and be the wonderful person that I am and PIF....I'm in
a quandry!!!
Your quilting is the perfect touch and I see a cute little candy stripe binding!!

Wendy said...

What a terrific idea! I would finish it and then PIF with a stipulation that the recipient would have to follow the same by making a small quilt and sending it on to be finished by someone else.

Treasa said...

A nice bright cheerful quilt. I think I would have to keep it for myself if I won it.

Danielle said...

What a great idea! Lovely quilting as usual, and I could give it a great home. I think it's too tough to say what I would do, I might want to keep it to enjoy!

Candace said...

Oh Mary, if I had time I would finish it and PIF! What fun! I know it will go to someone who really deserves it!
Cheers!

Salem Stitcher said...

Tough call. It would be hard to part with that sweet quilt.

Sandy said...

The best part of finishing a quilt is sitting in your comforable rocking chair and hand stitching the binding on. I very rarely keep my quilts. I think that I am going to and then I decide that someone else would like it as well--so, off they go.

Your cute little jewel will be passed on.

Thanks, Sandy

dianne said...

wouldn't a sweet little girl love to wrap her baby in this lovely quilt? i think so - so i would bind it and then give it away.

qltmom9 said...

It is small, so my little 3yo, who loves to tote dollies around, would claim it and I'd be soft-hearted and help her wrap her "baby" in it after I put the binding on. I would love to win that.

Cindy said...

Embarassing but true, I'm not sure what PIF stands for. HOWEVER - I think I would keep this little jewel because it has a little heart from different quilters and that's what makes us quilters - our BIG hearts.

I'm playing catch-up with blogs as hubby and I have been away RVing up to Yellowstone. We logged 2142 miles this trip.

Thank you for always sharing your wonderful photos - I, for one, appreciate it.

Karen said...

Oh, how fun! I might just put a binding onto it and then pass it on as a special give away. I never did join the original PIF fun. This way I could-kinda-sorta. :0)

(Though I must say, it would be difficult to give away such a pretty christmas quilt!!!)

Courtepointe said...

I would love to win this beautiful quilt, and PIF to a friend who used to quilt but can't anymore now that her MS has gotten really bad.
Thanks for sharing so generously!

luv2quilt2 said...

I think I would PIF it. With all the generosity and heart that has already gone into it, I feel binding it and passing it on to yet another person is almost the destiny of this quilt.

Anonymous said...

I posted an anonymous comment, but didn't post an email addr.

Nancy E sew1nancy at yahoo.com

secondofwett said...

I would love to finish off that quilt...it's a beauty! I'm not sure if I'd keep it or give it to my daughter!

Rebecca P said...

Well, to be honest, I would love to keep that sweet little quilt for my very own. Such beautiful piecing, & beautiful quilting. I would bind it carefully & love it for years to come.

Anya said...

That looks lovely. I think I'd like to keep it. Thanks for the chance.

Lindah said...

What a pretty little quilt. The quilting is lovely. I have just the place for it.

Carrie ~ Cricketwood Prims said...

Oh, how fun..... a round robin giveaway. If I just had some red/green striped fabric for the binding, do you think that would be snappy.
Love the quilting!
I think it would be a great PIF gift too!

Suzanne said...

Thank you, thank you for giving me a heads up for this little darling. I love it and I'm pretty sure I could find some cute binding for it! Thanks again...

(and, yes, it is hard to give up the treasures that we make, isn't it?)
- Suzanne
justanotherhangup

Fiesta said...

Mary you did a stunning job quilting it. It only enhances it. I would finish it up for my daughters apartment. She has no Christmas items so I would add a poinsettia flower and it would be her first Christmas decor.

hjansonius said...

A lovely table topper for a Christmas gift. I would keep it to give as a gift.
Thans Marge

Deb Silva said...

A very pretty quilt. And a very interesting question ... keep it or PIF. I would have to ponder that while doing the binding, but it would be a lovely PIF to pass on.

bingo~bonnie said...

Ooough what a great PIT project you have shared with all of us for a chance to win! I just learned a fast and easy method for machine binding by JudyL - so rest assured I'd bind it up as fast as I could cut some binding strips for it!!!

I'd have to give it away... to my dad and step mom I think. I've never given them anything but they know I quilt and they could use it on their table as part of the holiday decorations and think of me when they saw it... My dad has been fighting cancer since April and his treatments have him very depressed so my step mom tells me...

My quilter friends have been so generous to mail him cards in the mail which he looks forward - so the quilt in the middle of the table would be a good pick me up - and reminder to him that many quilters scattered around he country and some from overseas are still thinking of him and praying for him.

thanks for offering it as a giveaway! You are very generous in your PIF. :) Love from Texas! ~bonnie

Dandelion Quilts said...

Oh, I got on blogger just in time...I hope! It is lovely. Carol's piecing is lovely and your quilting is lovely...and I'd love it.

Quiltbirdie said...

How cute! I'd love to finish and then have a drawing for it! Pick me!

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