I am regularly in awe of the gorgeous and inspiring quilting projects we feature here on the CRAFT blog. I had a lot of fun going through the 2011 Quilting archives to pick ten of my favorite quilting projects for our Best of series, but it was truly hard to narrow them down. Whet your appetite with these projects and the dive into our rich quilting archives for even more inspiration! Zombie Quilt If you were wondering if zombies can be beautiful, this quilt should answer your question. Gorgeous! Duran Duran Rio Mini Quilt Our own Lish blew me away with this totally rad quilt based on the Duran Duran Rio album cover. Fabric And Crochet Blanket The mix of fabric quilt squares and crochet edging in this quilt from Heidi of Sewing Daisies is a clever and fresh approach to quilting.
Luke Haynes Self Portrait and 3D Illusion Quilts The stunning work of Luke Haynes’ self portrait quilts is made even more fascinating by the fact that he makes a new one every year and uses it on his bed. Love it! Nyan Cat Quilt What more does a fun geek quilt need than everyone’s favorite flying Pop Tart cat? R2D2 Quilt OK, ok, I admit it: I’m a sucker for geeky quilts! The piecing in this R2D2 quilt is phenomenal. Spock Quilt One last geeky quilt and then I’ll lay off my geeky tendencies. One work for this quilt: fascinating. Rad Godzilla Quilt This Godzilla quilt is rad, indeed. The details are absolutely stunning. How-To: Color Spectrum Pet Bed Small scale quilting is loads of fun, especially when it’s bright and colorful and made for your pet. How-To: Starburst Quilted Floor Pillow This beautiful starburst quilted floor pillow maybe be small in scale, but it’s big in detail. I can’t wait to see what cool quilting projects are created and featured in the coming year!