Barn Quilt Victory!!

I won second place in the ACCUQUILT BARN QUILT DESIGN COMPETITION!! I’m so excited! And still a little in shock… I’ve known for a week now and I’ve been bursting to share the news! I’m not known for my secret keeping capabilities either. This is my design.

Naturally I had to celebrate by making a quilt! Since my design is based on my Designer Star pattern, I decided to make my design into a quilt!

And I wanted to rewrite the pattern to be AccuQuilt friendly! It was quite simple to rework. And so easy to make.

I cut it all out in about 30 minutes!

And this was my waste. Pretty minimal!

Here a few more shots of the quilt! I’m still working on my FMQ; this year’s resolution is coming right along.


The AccuQuilt friendly pattern will be available very soon! It finishes 48″x48″ and uses two dies (55001 & 55000). I also used a strip cutting die to make my binding:)
I cannot wait to head to Nebraska for the unveiling event in June! I look forward to meeting Sue, the Grand Prize winner. Her design is beautiful! Congratulations Sue!!

I’m now a little barn quilt obsessed!
xo LC

46 thoughts on “Barn Quilt Victory!!

  1. I knew you would win! It looks fabulous. I love the solids and how much it is like your designer star pattern. Great job. Hope 2nd place has a trip in the prize! Patsy

  2. Lee! Congratulations! This is so exciting and well deserved. Your block is gorgeous and your quilting looks amazing! Xo, amy

  3. SO proud of you Lee!! Your design is super! I think your free motion quilting is looking pretty darn good, too!! I shall enjoy hearing about your trip.

  4. A beautiful block, for barn or quilt! Congratulations! Yes, barn quilts are addictive in their own way, if given rein ;)

  5. Congratulations Lee! It’s exciting isn’t it? Hope I get a chance to meet you in June – you will have a blast!

  6. I love love love the colors… Well everything bout this quilt…… Do you know what colors you used… I so want to make it really exactly! Really I love it ;)

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