Program 208 – a Surprise “Find” in Utah

Program 208 – a Surprise “Find” in Utah
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Running time: 00:22:51 Size: 22.1 MB

Just before Market, I had the opportunity to go and visit my dear friend, Karen, who always takes care of me and is my partner in crime at the Utah Quilt shops. I walked thru the front door of Quilt Etc. in Sandy, Utah and what did I see?

Ok, so does this quilt send you into orbit, or what?!

I just went nuts. I had never seen a quilt quite so charming with little creative details and I had not heard of Cori Blunt or Chitter Chatter Designs before. It seems that Cori and her over-the-top mind-blowing quilt designs was a well kept secret in the state of Utah.

No More!

I had to have that pattern and this one:

This one is Cherry Tweet (Queen size) and the one above it is Very Cherry (wallhanging). Don’t you think Cherry Tweet would be a great wedding quilt?

Ok, here’s what I think of Cori Blunt: unbelievably, mind-blowingly talented! Her applique and design work reminds me of the Disney Animation brain-trust. Can you tell that I was mightily impressed by Cori and her quilts?

So not only is she an amazing quilter – she’s a savvy Mom of five kinders and sweet! You’ll find out more about Cori when you listen to the podcast.

Luckily, I was able to meet her at Market, when she had her very first booth:

and here is a quilt that she made of her daughters. No surprise that I love this one too!

What a great way to create a portrait quilt of your children or grandchildren!

Ok, so Cori is also extremely generous…. here’s the giveaway:

There is a giveaway here on my site and one on Cori’s too.

Here are the details: (please READ, don’t SCAN )

Listen to the podcast, then go and visit Cori’s website ChitterChatter Designs and her blog Creativity Among Chaos. Leave a comment for Cori on her blog and then come back to here and leave a comment for me – and tell me what you think is amazing about Cori’s talent.

This is a perfect giveaway for someone who loves applique, hand or my machine method. Which one do you like best?

I will choose the winner on Tuesday night, July 26th and announce on my blog the next day. The winner will have 48 hours to email their mailing address to me. A new winner will be announced if I don’t hear from the winner in time allowed.

I really think you’ll enjoy finding out more about Cori and Chitter Chatter Designs. Enjoy!

©2011 Annie Smith All Rights Reserved

53 Responses to Program 208 – a Surprise “Find” in Utah

  1. I’m not sure if my first comment went thru. So, let me say again, Thank you for introducing me to Cori and her designs.
    I loved her blog and her style! The bluebirds and the nursery rhymes are among my favorites. And the little girl’s fat quarter dress is so sweet.
    Thank you again Annie, I feel as though I know you as a friend.
    Jane

  2. Did I miss the winner already? I’m checking on thursday, not tuesday but see no winner posted? Am I looking in the right place? I always seem to be a day behind ;-)

  3. Elaine Hager says:

    Cori’s designs are beautiful!! Her work is lovely.
    I think her quilts have whimsical look.
    She is also very generous with this giveaway!!
    I would love to be a winner!!!

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