Friday, May 20, 2022

Oceans Away

The MQG's 2022 Make a Difference Challenge prompt is oceans and the challenge will benefit Oceana - a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the world's oceans on a global scale.  The deadline to submit a quilt is early August.

My family spends a week each summer at a NC beach and my favorite thing to do is to sit and watch and listen to the waves.

For this challenge, I considered a bunch of different ideas including a more abstract quilt but decided to focus on a sketched wave coloring book style.

I worked with a bunch of scraps and just layered bits of color on using raw edge applique until I found something I liked.

Not sure where this quilting is taking me but I'm enjoying it so far. I may just call this mini Surf's Up!

The challenge in 2021 was trees and I entered a mini Three.

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. Good for you to enter this challenge! I like your "splash" and the colors you used. Of course, your hand stitching makes it especially lovely. I wish you the best with this entry!

  2. I really love the layered splash you created. Have fun with the hand quilting and I look forward to seeing where this leads you!


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