Friday, January 23, 2015

::Voting:: Ice Parfait Mosaics

It's time!  Today is a wet, windy, cold winter day - just the type of day for your Ice Parfait mosaics.  I love the clever names and inspiration process that many of you share.  Thanks to everyone who participated and to Cuts of Cotton for sponsoring this contest.  I've narrowed it down to 10 finalists, choosing mosaics that felt cohesive and inspiring.  As always, it was a really tough job to select only 10!

Enjoy perusing these lovely mosaics!  I've presented them first at large size to help you find your very most favorite one, with the name of the artist under each mosaic.  Voting is below with smaller images for reference.  Vote now through noon (eastern U.S. time) on Monday the 26th.   The two winning mosaics with the most votes will be announced on Monday.

Good Luck Everyone!

ice parfait::mosaic contest
Finding My Words by Megan Anne

Icy by Sewn Barefoot

Glacial Ice by Silver Cat Crafts

Ice Parfait with Cuts of Cotton
Frozen Stillness by HNoelMauri

Icicles by HNoelMauri

by GnomeAngel

Thawing by Carmen

Ice Parfait {mosaic 1}
by Annabelle Gardner

ice parfait::mosaic contest
Parfait Layers by Megan Anne

Ice Parfait
by Liz Morris


  1. I sit down to read my feedly while I eat my birthday cheesecake. I'm scrolling down looking at all the beautiful collection you picked, just scrolling along then stopped and scrolled back up - wait that's one of mine :O
    Who knew I would have a birthday surprise waiting for me!!! And it is just too funny that the number of my mosaic #1 was 35 which is the number I turned today!
    Thank you Rachel for the birthday gift - even if you didn't know ;)

    1. Happy birthday, Annabelle! May it be a beautiful year!

    2. Rosemary B here:
      Yeah! Happy Birthday Annabelle!

  2. Rosemary b here:
    Okay, I have to pick ...... 4 ??
    Only ONE? yikes.... okay
    this will take another cuppa tea and a cookie
    I am in Loudoun County, Virginia (tippy top north and west) and it is wet snowing here. Pretty.
    I am glad that I am home now. I got my mom and dad all set up for a day without me tomorrow, just incase.

  3. They're all lovely and it's very hard to choose just one.
    For us newbies, the next time you do a mosaic challenge would you please include a tutorial on how it works.

  4. This was hard to decide!!... There are three I really love (well, there is a fourth, one....)
    Great job, everyone!
    (Enjoyed the stories linked, too!)
    Thanks, all, for the inspiration!

  5. There’s one that really fits the chilly, snowy and foggy winter atmosphere that I woke up to this morning!

  6. Thanks so much for picking my mosaic! I love these contests, it's a great excuse to shop without any guilt and practise putting together fabric!

  7. Parfait Layers, although it was very hard to choose.

  8. Wonderful selection by everyone shortlisted. Shame I have to choose only one.

  9. Lovely! Evokes the feeling of skiing down a quiet trail.

  10. Love these colors they are just so peaceful to me.

  11. Love the tranquility of the collections.

  12. So much fun to be included in this group of awesome looking mosaics! Love all the colors and fabric play.


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