Bloggers Quilt Festival


I made this quilt using a pattern called Summer Wind, I had originally made it with a different fabric collection and in a different season of my life. The first quilt was pieced in a 3 day marathon session, when I needed something to completely take my mind of some challenges that life was throwing my way. I had always intended to use the pattern again and when I found myself with a stash of Gypsy Rose from Fig Tree Quilts I knew I had my next Summer Wind Quilt.


When I first posted pictures of this quilt that I made for Erik’s Daughter Megan, the pattern designer Carrie Nelson commented that she thought its name should be Summer Gypsy, which I really liked and renamed the quilt.


One of the things I really love about this pattern is that you start in the centre and work your way out border after pieced border.

Megan has decorated her room about this quilt. She really has great taste in colours and has done an amazing job (I’ll see if she’ll let me share a peek)

I used a pantograph called here and there to quilt it. I think this design flows beautifully across the quilt and I personally think it looks like hearts which is another reason I chose it.

I’m adding this last picture to show you the quilt I made for Megan to go with her older bedroom, she chose the colours for that room herself too. It’s interesting how our tastes change over the years isn’t it.


About wendysquilting

Professional Longarm Machine Quilter in Thunder Bay Ontario.
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16 Responses to Bloggers Quilt Festival

  1. Valentina says:

    Oh, Wendy, I love this quilt. wow. love it! Would love to make it- that’s how much I love it! 🙂
    Congratulations and I hope Megan enjoys it for a long time!
    Warm greetings from Cyprus, Valentina


  2. Marika says:

    Very beautiful cheerful darling, Quilt work


  3. carol fun says:

    What a beautiful quilt! I have this pattern on my list of ones I want to do and your choice of fabrics is fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration.


  4. Karen says:

    Gorgeous quilt. Fig Tree fabrics are so warm and inviting. Great choice.


  5. Denise in PA says:

    I have Summerwind waiting in the wings to make. I just love it in the Fig Tree fabrics – just perfect!


  6. Freda Henderson says:

    Love the quilt Wendy, and the fabric colors.


  7. Kelly Rachel says:

    AMAZING! I can’t believe you pieced your first one in 3 days! Just. WOW. Thanks for sharing this wonderful quilt with us.


  8. Molly says:

    Very beautiful quilt! I love that you made it twice with different fabrics. Megan is very lucky to always have a cozy quilt from her MOm 🙂


  9. Lisa says:

    What a beautiful quilt! You did a fabulous job on it, really great!


  10. Karen says:

    It is a beautiful quilt and the fabrics suit it perfectly. Very nice!


  11. Katie says:

    Beautiful quilt. But 3 days to piece the whole top? Did you sleep? I’m impressed!


  12. Becky says:

    It is a beautiful quilt and a great pattern. I think these colors/fabric line are fantastic for the pattern.


  13. Judy C in NC says:

    Love the medallion quilts – starting in the center and working out. Yours is beautiful. Judy C


  14. textisle says:

    great choice of colours, Wendy! I’m bookmarking this blog — I’m in Victoria BC but my son went to Lakehead.


  15. Eileen says:

    Lovely quilt. Great fabrics and colors. Lucky girl to have had two great quilts. Thanks for sharing and have a great day


  16. Sherry says:

    What a wonderful quilt!!


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