Stadium Blanket Sure To Create A Buzzzzz At Auction Fundraiser

April 25, 2013 Wendy Renee Adams 4 comments
The 7th Annual EHS (Enterprise High School, Redding CA) Football Dinner Auction will be held this Saturday 4/27/2013.  I was asked by agood friend to make a stadium blanket for the event.  The EHS Hornets rock the Black & Gold for their school colors!  Nicole chose the fabrics to coordinate with the school colors and mascot.  She provided a description of the quilt pattern she liked.

This pattern is a version of a Nine Patch Quilt.  I hope it creates a real BUZzzzzz at the auction fundraiser!  Best Wishes for a success event!

The quilt is made from 100% cotton.  The batting is Warm & Natural.  A wavy decorative machine stitch was used to quilt all the layers together.
The small squares are cut 4.5″x4.5″ and sewn in a random 9 patch pattern.
The large squares are cut 12.5″ x 12.5″.
To get the bee applique pattern I copied the fabric and enlarged the photo to fit a 8.5″x11″ piece of paper.
The embroidery stitch used around the bee is called Blanket Stitch.  I used several strands of a sparkling gold thread to add drama.  The antennas are made from synthetic cord.

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4 Comments on “Stadium Blanket Sure To Create A Buzzzzz At Auction Fundraiser

  1. Hi Wendy, Another awesome quilt! Love the colors (even though it’s Enterprise!)and all of the detail. Whoever wins the auction is certainly going to be pleased!

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