Rosa's World

Saturday, September 18, 2010

My Quilt Show Results - "My Pink Quilt"

Hi There!

I've decided to share with you what I had written on my quilts and what the judges wrote. I've got a fairly tough skin and had hoped that I would receive constructive criticism.

HEY! You can only get better, right?!?!?

Anyhow, here's what I wrote:

Pattern from "Favorite Quilts" from Anka's Treasures, called "Candy Apple Blossom". Quilted by Gilbert Crevier (3A Quilting).

Here's what the judges wrote:

Design - Excellent
Colour - Excellent
General Presentation - Good

Top Assembly - Excellent (Needs Improvement: Block placement)
Quilting - Excellent
Finishing - Good (Needs Improvement: Binding should be 100% bias)

Paisley for border excellent.
Log cabin blocks are not squared.

Sooooooooo, I thought I'd share with you the judges comments in case you ever decide to enter any of your quilts in a quilt show, for judging. *s*

P.S. The binding WAS cut on the 100% biais but to be honest, it was a B!tch to stitch and YES, it twisted in a few places! Hmmmm.... maybe I gotta practice scalloped bindings more, eh?


Susan In Texas said...

That's excellent, Rosa! And those are wonderful criticisms, especially because they are easy to get perfect in your next quilt, right? 100% bias binding - check; square those blocks before assembly - check! They liked your aesthetic, because, of course, it's a VERY VERY lovely quilt. [Imagine if the criticisms had been something like "You chose a weird pattern and ugly fabric!" lol Even if it were true, how on earth could you fix it? Clearly, at some point you thought it was a terrific pattern and great fabric, so what could you do?]

You done good, kid! 8)
Susan in Texas

Caron said...

Scratching my head over the log cabin comment. Huh? It's a beautiful quilt. You can ship it to me, Rosa!

tich said...

I love this quilt. I don't understand about the blocks either.