Sunday, May 20, 2012

Bloggers' Quilt Festival

Amy's Creative Side is hosting the Bloggers' Quilt Festival again!

Amy's Creative Side

I have been honestly agonizing over what I really had to enter this year and the Mister saw me flipping through my Flickr while he was picking fabrics for the Skill Point Sunday pillow. 

"Have I seen three Pac Mans?"

Then I realized it has been the year of Pac-Man for me. And I really must love it more than the other things I've been making because I've made it three times. 

Which means that you'll all be seeing it for the 4th time now. 


Pac-Man Wall Hanging II
My favorite picture of this wall hanging is still this one where it's falling down.

Pac-Man Wall Hanging II

This started as the main project for my For Love of Solids Swap Partner. Then I thought I had messed it up so I set all the pieces aside and started over from scratch (the one I sent off had a solid black backing and binding). 
After I sent it off, I missed it. So I dug out the first one I had started and finished it for myself which is the one pictured above. I had stumbled across that Timeless Treasures fabric I used for the back when I was looking for black and white fabrics for another project. 

It's raw-edge applique because I just love the way it looks. 
Before I made this quilt I would have told you that I wasn't an applique girl. At all.

Now I know I love raw edge.
I'm starting to branch into reverse applique.

It was one of my first steps into learning new skills. And I love it for that. 
Plus...it's Pac-Man. 

The long rectangular shape was perfect for the design. Turns out it fits lovely on the wall outside my studio door as well which is a bonus. 

The third version of this is currently on its way to Lucy and I hope it gets there soon. 




20 comments:

  1. I'm so glad you chose this one! Makes me nostalgic! Love it!

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  2. This is such a fun little quilt!! I played countless hours of PacMan as a kid, what a great memory. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Love it - I'm suddenly a child again. :-)

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  4. That is a really fun, sweet quilt!

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  5. It's a great quilt! Who can't love pac man! =D

    I'm hosting a new swap over at my blog if anyone is interested please pop over for a look =D

    http://ibescheraldine.blogspot.co.uk/p/goodie-bag-swap.html

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  6. Really funny quilt! Love the idea. Congrats!

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  7. Obviously one can never have too many pacmans ;o)

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  8. LOVE IT of course, I'm skipping round the room knowing one is heading my way :)

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  9. so cute! our family loves pacman!

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  10. This takes me back to college. Ms. Pacman was the only video game I ever played. I recently was ran into a Ms. Pacman while on vacation in Denver at a consignment store. Your quilt is a great tribute to an awesome era.

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  11. Aww how completely adorable! Fun!!

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  12. So cute - and I love the matching backing fabric!

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  13. Awesome quilt, love the raw edge applique.

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  14. Yay, Pac-Man! That is totally awesome. :) LOVE it!

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  15. I nominated you for "best art quilt" - good luck!

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  16. that makes for a big smile and great memories!

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