Thursday, April 17, 2008
Monday, April 14, 2008
Sunday, April 13, 2008
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
I wasn't really sure about the overall look of the quilt in Country Threads - even though I love the fabric range it was made in. Maybe because the sashings were the dark brown and I am a pastel girl! Actually, I like it on the cover (above) which is lighter, but the photo in the magazine makes it look very murky. I was intrigued by the idea, but the look of the quilt didn't really inspire me. But Sylvia, a very talented member of the quilting group I am in mentioned she found it interesting too so I put my misgivings aside and am glad I did.
Monday, April 7, 2008
I was just snapping away and forgot to write down the quilters who made these quilts, so apologies for not crediting the talented women in this group individually. The above, of course, is an Anni Downs design.
This one was great. Just the beauty of a simple repeated block in 1930s prints. It was huge too - king sized I would estimate - and one of the most technically perfect in the show!
This is a lap sized one by Anita Brown. A really quick and simple design, but I thought the colours were so effective. She had hand quilted this one.
Lyle was in raptures over all of the Asian designed quilts - he just couldn't pick a favourite. But this is one!
I think just about everyone did a colourwash heart in the early 90s, but this one was amazing for it's use of just black and white. The fabrics were adorable.
Above are some bits of pieces - place mats, pillows, bags you name it!
What an amazing use of shades of blue in this one.
Bugs in Jars!
How cute is this cat quilt. I can imagine a little girl would love this one.