I’m a cover girl!! Last fall, my pattern design was accepted by Quilts and More magazine for this year. The magazine officially publishes tomorrow, August 5th, and you can find it in grocery stores, bookstores with magazine racks, and some quilt shops. Beginnings Quilt Shop will have it locally as well.
Art Gallery Fabrics generously gave me the fabrics to make the quilt, and the colors I chose put the feel firmly in the Autumn season. The fabric is a polished cotton in their Decostitch Elements line. You all know I just love those colors. I had about 12 weeks to get the quilt made from acceptance to deadline, and much of it was done during Autumn Jubilee last October. It had to ship before Thanksgiving.
Imagine my delight when the editors looked at all the photos for the issue, and decided on mine for the cover shot! I’ve been over the moon, and the secret has been next to impossible to keep! I’ve known about it for about 2 months now.
I called the quilt Vineyard, and the magazine used my quote for the explanation of quilting with a grapevine pantograph. The pantograph is Vineyard designed by Lisa Thiessen of Threadsongs for Willow Leaf Studio. The thread is sage green Glide, with Bottom Line in the bobbin, and Hobbs 80/20 Batting.
The quilt was designed in EQ8, with Art Gallery Decostitch Elements fabric images included in the monthly downloads from their website last year.
So now you know what I was putting a sleeve on last weekend! I intend to show the quilt soon.
Getting published is a blast!!
95 thoughts on “Autumn Elegance Publishes!”
Congratulations on your cover quilt. The clean lines and fall colors are beautiful.
take a bow…..wonderful experience for you and well deserved. your work is really really nice and I love the pattern…..nothing really fancy but colors do make for eye candy.
How exciting for us all and a super congratulations Carole. Beautiful quilt and very nicely done. Enjoy your ride, you deserve it!
Congratulations, cover girl! Good job keeping the lid on that secret, you must have been fit to burst with pride. So happy for you. Have you now been published 2 years in a row?
Congratulations! Quite an accomplishment. Keep the good patterns and advice coming.
Congratulations! that is really exciting and I’m so happy for you.
What wonderful recognization of your beautiful work!!
That’s so exciting. Can;t wait to get my copy of the magazine. Congratulations!
You deserve recognition for all the lovely work you do
Congratulations! Your quilt is beautiful and really is perfect for the front of a fall issue. I am happy for you.
Congratulations. That’s quite a feather in your cap.
Congratulations, Carole for your gorgeous Vineyard quilt making the cover! How exciting!!!
Congratulations!! The quilt is gorgeous! I love the quilts and More Magazine and can’t wait for it to come out!
Congratulations, Carole! Your Vineyard quilt is beautiful!
Congratulations! It is a beautiful quilt.
Congratulations! I like the quilt and will be looking for the pattern.
Way to go, girl!!
Can’t wait to see the pattern and add it to my
Carole Carter Collection!
Such an awesome accomplishment! It definitely deserves the cover spot. Cheers to many more publications in the future.
Hooray and Bravo for you!!! Super colorway and interesting quilting counterpoint make for a true winner!
Congratulations! Beautiful quilt.
How exciting! Lovely fall quilt!
Congratulations, Carole!! How exciting! I am so happy for you. Your quilt does the cover justice!!
Carole, Congratulations! Your quilt is beautiful, I love the design. I’m going to rush out and get a copy of the magazine as soon as it hits newstands! Great job!
Congratulations, such a thrill, I’m sure! Now the secret is out, you can bask in your status as a cover girl, such fun. Just like getting a ribbon at a show, or maybe better, as your work is shown to a much wider audience.
Congratulations! It’s a beautiful quilt.
Congratulations, Carole, love the fall feel of the quilt!
So happy for you. You are such a hard worker and very deserving of recognition. It is beautiful, Thank you for all you do.
Congratulations, Carole! Yes, that is very exciting news!!!
What a great looking quilt – no wonder they wanted to feature it on the front cover – well done to you 🙂
Congratulations! Another quilt shop owner I know is also in this issue! I have been waiting for it to hit the stands. Now I have two reasons to hurry to the store tomorrow!
Love your quilt and the colors! So pretty!
Congratulations! The quilt is beautiful. I can see why they wanted to publish it! So much fun that it is on the cover. Thanks for sharing.
congratulations!!!! what a well-deserved acknowledgment! so happy for you
Congratulations, Carole! Vineyard is beautiful and absolutely deserves to be on the cover of every quilt magazine.
Wow! Congrats…It was only a matter of time. Talent almost always gets noticed. The colors and the pattern are very nice.
Mazel Tov ~ gorgeous quilt ~ deserving the win ~ your an amazing fiber artist!
Congratulations! What fun. Beautiful quilt, well deserving of the cover. And you get to keep the quilt after it’s published. That’s really great.
Oh that is so exciting! I’m very happy for you! Congratulations!
Congratulations-it’s beautiful. You deserve the recognition.
Congratulations – the quilt is stunning and the complements are well deserved.
congratulations it is an honor to be on the cover!
Congrats Carole! Looks beautiful!!!!!
Congratulations!!! What a thrill for you – wonderful!!!
Congratulations! What an honor to be on the cover.
Absolutely fab-tab-u-lous! Congratulations!
Congratulations! That’s just fabulous — I’m so proud of you. (And it’s a stunning quilt.)
Just lovely! Congratulations!! That must be the one magazine that our library does not carry…such a bummer!
Congratulations! For being published, and, for making the cover!!!
Your quilt is beautiful….love those colors!
Congratulations!! A beautiful quilts and the colors are perfect for Autumn
That’s a perfect fall cover quilt! Congratulations on getting published and on being the cover girl. I am sure there will be lots of those made as it is a great design!
Congratulations!!! I know how very busy you were last fall, and this makes all the things going on fade into the background. You are a great “cover girl”. The quilt is lovely.
Congratulations!!!!! The quilt is beautiful. Looks great in Fall colors and would look spectacular in other combos as well. I will look for this issue at my local store. Great job at keeping the secret. I’m sure that was very hard. I know it would’ve been for me. You rock, girl!
Congratulations Carole!!! It’s a beautiful quilt, and I do so love those Art Gallery Fabrics. Well done!
Congrats! How exciting for you. The quilt it lovely and so perfect for fall.
So happy for you, your circle continue to grow. Thanks for sharing your enthusiasm, skills, and many talents with us.
CONGRATULATIONS! A well deserved honor!
WOW! How very exciting! Congratulations!!
Wow! What a thrill it must be to be not only recognized for creating a beautiful quilt, but the ultimate honor of having it been selected for the cover. Well deserved!!
That was an exciting secret to keep! Wow, congratulations…
Congratulations from the UK! I hope you have a bottle of something special to celebrate!! Kindest regards and many thanks for your newsletters and wildlife photos. I do envy you living in the mountains.
Congratulations! And to make the front cover too!!!
What a beautiful quilt! I can see why it was chosen for the cover of the magazine. I will look for the magazine in the stores. Congratulations to you. Well deserved!
Congratulations Carole, what an achievement and perfect recognition of your quilting expertise. Such a beauty and so appropriate for a cover!
Oh my, what an incredible product, Carole! I looked at the photo prior to reading your info and immediately thought it was very special. I was thrilled for you and you deserve all the accolades you are receiving. Congratulations
Congratulations! Your quilt is beautiful.
Congratulations, Carole! Such a beautiful quilt! I love those colors, too. That definitely has to be a secret that is hard to keep!
Congratulations. Glad your designs are getting a wide distribution to the quilting world.
Super fabrics, love the design, and the quilting, and many,many congratulations on the publishing. You have kept the secret so well!!!
How exciting! And to keep it all to yourself when you were bursting with excitement! And now you are able to share it. :))
Well done and many congratulations for designing and making such a beautiful quilt.
Congratulations on a beautiful “Cover Girl” quilt and for being able to keep the secret! Much deserved recognition!
Congratulations, so happy for you!
So happy for you Carole! I can see why you are over the moon happy! The quilt design is awesome and the pantograph you chose compliments it perfectly!
Congratulations! What a secret to keep for sooo long. Now you can bask in the in the spotlight you deserve. Will be looking for the magazine.
Congratulations. What an honor. Your quilt is beautiful and looks great on that cover.
Congratulations! What an honor for you to be featured on the cover. You quilt is absolutely beautiful. Thanks for sharing your talent with the quilting world.
Congrats on being a cover quilt! It’s beautiful!
Lovely~~the longer I look at your quilt, the more secondary designs I see, and I love the quilting. How exciting for you to not only be published but on the cover! Congrats!!
Well done. Lovely quilt. Warmest congratulations on your achievement.
Congratulations, Carole. Well-deserved honor!! Good for you.
Beautiful quilt, Carole!!! I love that magazine–really do-able quilts! Awesome that your quilt is on the cover!!! Gorgeous quilting, too!!!!
Oh how exciting for you, Congratulations!
Congratulations Carole! What a thrill, your quilt is gorgeous!
Congratulations Carole! What a thrill to see your lovely work in print! I will be on the lookout for a copy of this magazine!
Congratulations Cover Girl! Beautiful quilt, too! I am going to look for the magazine so one day you can autograph it for me! I am so glad you have some over-the-top joy happening!
Wonderful news ! Congratulations !
Congratulations!! This is very exciting news. And very special to be on the cover, too.
I am SOOOOO happy for you! Will you autograph my copy of the magazine?
That is wonderful. We know how talented you are. Again, congrats.
Sometimes i see that magazine when I go away….. If I don’t get sick I’ll look later this week. ….. It’s the perfect kind of cover girl to be…. Congrats….. I’ll have to see if I can find the pattern……
That’s a beautiful quilt. It deserves to be on a cover!
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