Sunday, 24 August 2014

The Festival of Quilts 2014 - Part Six - A Christmas Treat

This is a final treat for you from The Festival of Quilts.
This Twelve Days of Christmas Quilt - "Twelve Quilters Quilting" by Celtic Quilters - is a bit of fun and captures the character of each maker - each quilter made their own block, and then faggot-ed them together to make the final piece.... enjoy.

Sunday, 17 August 2014

The Festival of Quilts 2014 - Part Five - Winners in each Category

At The Festival of Quilts,  I made a decision to check out all the competition quilts first and leave viewing the prize winners until the very end of the day (the winners pieces were overwhelmed with crowds during the afternoon). Having seen all the entries, it was clear to see why each of the winners had been chosen. Here they are complete with category and maker's details - Enjoy.
Quilt Creations - "Clock" By Kate Crossley
- this clock actually works!

Miniatures - "A Hundred Acres" by Roberta Le Poidevin

Pictorial - "Poor & Rich" by Janneke de Vries-Bodzinga
Contemporary - "Eloquence & Integrity" by Ruth Parker
- made from upcycled shirts and ties

Traditional - "The Good Life" by Philippa Naylor
My First Quilt - "My Pride & Joy" by Jill Johnson
Group Quilts - "Beach Huts" by Tanglewood Textiles

Art Quilts - "Sunrise, Moonrise" by Merce Gonzalez Desedamas
Two Person - "Dear Mrs Morcom" by Mark Mann & Bridget Mann
Quilter'Guild Challenge - "Tulip Time" by Yvonne Brown

Secondary Schools and Groups Age 12-16 - "The Secret Garden" by Rebecca Palmer Originals Sewing Group
Primary Schools and Groups Age 5-11 - "In my Garden" By "De Klimtoren" Lommel
Young Quilter or Embroiderer Age 5-8 - "Lef og moro" by Anine Stener
Young Quilter or Embroiderer - "Bottom of my Garden" by Danai Rae Matthews
Young Quilter or Embroiderer Age 12-16 - "Unwelcome Guest" by Millie Ayers

Saturday, 16 August 2014

The Festival of Quilts 2014 - Part Four - Miniature Quilts

Exquisite, heavenly, miniature quilts at the Festival of Quilts....  the makers have the patience of a saint and have much better eye sight then me. Their work are miniature masterpieces.... breathtaking.
These are my favourite ones from this years' show.... enjoy.

"1797 Revisited" by Mhairi Matheson
"War Horses" by Emily Booth
"Bridal Bouquets" by Kumiko Frydl

By Andrea Strache
Beautiful Hand Quilting
"Driven Crazy" by Kay Lockie
"The Artist's Palette" by Janet Northing
First Place Quilt
"A Hundred Acres" by Roberta Le Poidevin
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