Thursday, September 7, 2017

Punny Vortex: A Finished Challenge Quilt


Here is my finished fat quarter challenge quilt for this year at my local quilt shop.


The challenge was to use 80% of the fat quarter.  I talked about making it and using Amanda Jean's Scrap Vortex Quilt Along in my previous post.

I decided to name it "Punny Vortex" due to all the quilty puns from the license plate fabric.


It was really fun reading them as I worked on the project.

If the quilt looks a little familiar that is because I have made a couple other scrap vortex quilts in bright colors before.


From a distance they really blend in to each other.


The big one is still my favorite cuddle quilt that I keep in my bedroom.  I will probably hang this one in my studio once I get it back from the quilt shop.

I quilted it in a spiral with a shiny gray polyester embroidery thread like the smaller scrap vortex.


I bound it in blue to keep it similar to the others as well.


It is a little hard to see, but the backing is a gray with concentric circles formed by dots.


Here it is closer up.


I love how it turned out!


Quilt Stats #206
Name:  Punny Vortex
Pattern:  Scrap Vortex
Fabrics Used: Timeless Treasures License Plates and Scraps
Batting: Warm and White
Size:  About 40 by 52 inches
Date Finished:  2017


I could still make more scrap vortex quilts.  They are so much fun.

XX,
Jasmine

P.S.  I will be linking up with some of the fun parties on my sidebar.  Check them out to see what other quilters have been making.

17 comments:

  1. That was an excellent use of the fabric, completely changing the look of it. I love the blue binding and the quilting is cool!

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  2. It looks fantastic, Jasmine! For a moment I thought that you broke up the quilt with borders before I realized you stacked 3 different scrap vortex quilts on top of one another They do blend together beautifully and it was a great way to "disguise" the license plates. :)

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  3. I love scrap vortex quilts, too. Yours looks fantastic!

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  4. These scrap vortex quilts always look like such fun, especially in your bright colors. I recently used that same spiral quilting but you've done it much better. You remind me to try it again. Thanks.

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  5. Congrats! on your newly completed Punny Vortex. Yours may be my favorite Scrap Vortex yet!

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  6. All of these quilts are so bright and happy! I love making these scrap vortex quilts too. But mine all look very different it is fun to see all of your together. Thanks for linking up with Oh Scrap!

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  7. I tried a Scrap Vortex a while back. I got discouraged. Either my scraps are too small or my colors are too muted. It was not a success. I love the looks of your 3 though. Great job!

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  8. So many scraps! All so bright and happy

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  9. I love your bright vortexes! (vorteces?) They are so fun and cheerful. Great use of the challenge fabric, too.

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  10. I love all of your quilts and "reading" your scraps. You did a great job with the FQ of the license plates. And you're right about wanting to keep on making scrap vortex quilts-they are addicting and a great way to use up the scraps.

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  11. Those little license plate puns hiding in there are fabulous! Love the tight spiral quilting too.

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  12. Those quilt kisses couldn't be better!

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  13. Very bright and fun. Congrats on the finish.

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  14. I love how you used the challenge fabric! It really made for a fun scrap quilt :)

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  15. I LOVE your colorful Vortex quilts!

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  16. Yours are so beautiful, and I love how the newest one blends right in to the older ones. I still have to assemble my slabs... Do you ever do the spiral on your longarm?

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