I helped to set up the quilt show yesterday. These quilts are the art category winners...first is in the middle, second is on the left and third is on the right. When we got done hanging up the quilts, they had to put up the signage and ribbons. So I don't know who made every thing or what they won! Good reason to go to the show this weekend!
This is my quilt for the challenge they had! We had to be inspired by a song. this is "Swan Lake." Flamingoes love to dance ballet! this one is on an algee free diet, so she isn't pink. They did tell me I got a second place for this!
I don't do paper piecing. Just have a terrible time getting it right. So I do appreciate all that went into this one!
And then there is mine... Warp 9. The camera didn't like it! I did do a lot of big stitch with embroidery in it. Cut some holes and stitched them back.
Here's my other modern one. Out side the Lines. I had it basically quilted and done with out the circles. And it looked too plain...so I added the circles at the very end!
This is so neat and clean lines! I love it. There was a lot of this style back in the 70's. Nice to see up dates to designing.
This one belongs to someone else, but I did quilt it. She bought the top in an antique shop and just couldn't leave it unfinished.
And my big one! Tide Pools. Just love the colors in it. It was in a show last year and several people asked me if it was for sale. I really want to keep this one for our house.
Go to see shows! They are inspiring to me! And put your quilts out there to be seen. I don't win much, but I love to see them up. And other people love to see quilts up close. At a quilt meeting, people hold their quilts up for just a minute or two and it's gone. Nice to see them at a distance and then go up close!
I didn't get a chance to really see if there were a lot of hand quilted quilts. I do love those. So many are machine quilted, and I do like them, but being a hand quilter, I just love to see that someone has taken the time to put each stitch in by hand.
I'm going to try and get back down to the show tomorrow. Be nice to see who got ribbons and who made some of these I haven't see before. The show is at Maryville College, Maryville, TN.