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FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 14, 2011
6:42 PM

Post #8496292

I have several pictures from quilt shows that I went to this year. I thought that I'd start a thread of quilts that we didn't create, but thought worth sharing. I'll periodically add to the thread to bump it up if it gets too far down on the list. Some of these are not my thing (for example, applique) but found some that floored me.

This was called 'Butterflies on the Pond' The creator embroidered several types of butterflies on a the pond fabric print. It was really effective

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FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 14, 2011
6:49 PM

Post #8496317

A closer view

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siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

April 14, 2011
6:51 PM

Post #8496327

How very clever, and oh so pretty.

Great idea for a thread Stu.


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FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 14, 2011
6:55 PM

Post #8496352

This is called 'Selvige Bookcase. The Selvages making the book spines

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FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 14, 2011
6:59 PM

Post #8496357

This was called 'A Grandmother's Tribute' The towel (?) at the bottom of the cupboard is 3D amd attached only at the base.

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FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 14, 2011
7:08 PM

Post #8496385

She used photo-prints on fabric of her mother and grandmother.

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FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 14, 2011
7:14 PM

Post #8496412

Incredible work

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FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 14, 2011
7:18 PM

Post #8496439

I thought this very pretty 'Oriental Shadow Box'

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FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 14, 2011
7:29 PM

Post #8496497

My last one for the evening... 'Window Hanging' made using an blocks mounted in an old window. Very interesting effect.

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jumper2

jumper2
Huron, OH
(Zone 5b)

April 14, 2011
7:43 PM

Post #8496556

very nice. I like the bookcase, neat idea for the selveges.

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

April 14, 2011
8:12 PM

Post #8496636

Really nice, thanks for sharing, Stu.

FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 15, 2011
3:21 AM

Post #8496933

'Monsters' ... What a great quilt for her grandaughter.

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

April 15, 2011
4:12 AM

Post #8496969

What a great idea . And I just love the monsters quilt .
Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

April 15, 2011
4:36 AM

Post #8496993

Beautiful quilts stu...thank you for sharing.
I have never been to a quilt show yet, but I am hoping once I get my health issues under control I will be able to attend one!!!
I especially love the Grandmother's tribute and the monster quilt...so much detail in them both.

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 15, 2011
7:48 AM

Post #8497457

Thanks for the thread Stu. Love the quilts!
This will give us more ideas for quilts to come...
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

April 16, 2011
4:45 AM

Post #8499283

Thanks for sharing.

FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 16, 2011
5:33 PM

Post #8500638

Woven Ribbons... it was done from a pattern in a McCall's Mag. If anyone has that issue, please let me know

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

April 16, 2011
5:35 PM

Post #8500645

That is very colorful but would send me over the edge I do believe.

FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 16, 2011
5:40 PM

Post #8500654

I love the way the use of tone gives the illusion of movement and depth.

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

April 16, 2011
5:41 PM

Post #8500655

Stu found the pattern. go to mccallsquilting.com March/April2010

FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 16, 2011
5:47 PM

Post #8500664

Really interesting 'Geisha Girl'.

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FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 16, 2011
6:00 PM

Post #8500685

The obi (sash) has a chain and bead enhanced embelishment.

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FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 16, 2011
6:06 PM

Post #8500694

And another metal embelishment in the headress

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FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 16, 2011
6:08 PM

Post #8500700

Thanks Laura

FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 16, 2011
6:15 PM

Post #8500716

'Kimono'

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psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

April 17, 2011
7:59 PM

Post #8503106

WOW... LOL and I love monster best! guess I'm just not very complex!

FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

April 21, 2011
6:40 PM

Post #8512267

If I remember correctly, this was on Manquilter website. Called 'Brick Wall'. Great use for scraps.

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Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

April 22, 2011
4:38 PM

Post #8513911

Oh I love the Woven Ribbons and the Brick Wall...amazing what effects can be achieved by the positioning of the fabrics.
Thanks again for sharing :)

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
5:20 AM

Post #8823021

I went through the whole show then went home for lunch and back again to take photos.
Stu I thought of you with this one because of the fabrics. This was a BOM called "Civil War Tribute" using repo fabrics. It's quite large 95x106. The displays were set up like cubicles so it was hard to get full photos of some of the quilts, plus there was a large crowd and I had to wait sometimes to get a clear shot.

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siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
5:28 AM

Post #8823026

I took this one for Melody because it's all hand dyed fabrics. It's not elaborate but the effect was stunning.

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siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
5:31 AM

Post #8823029

This is the one I voted for. Part of the appliques are in wool. size is 68x81.

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siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
5:34 AM

Post #8823034

There were several Bargellos, but this one just grabbed me.41x58 called Aurora Borealis. The photo doesn't really do it justice the colors were very vivid.

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siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
5:40 AM

Post #8823039

I thought this was a fun idea. It's called daddys ties. After her husband retired, she used his ties to make this. Behind each tie is a piece of dress shirt. size is 55x70.

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siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
5:43 AM

Post #8823043

One I chose for you Thunder. It's called "Lake Memories" is 90x90 and has over 5000 pieces. Most of the pieces were 1"x1". I'm sorry for the bad photo as I said it was difficult to get the shots and some were so rushed. This really doesn't do it justice.

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siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
5:51 AM

Post #8823054

I think I really should have voted for this one.Called "Times and Seasons Calendar Quilt" It's 82x83, made with applique, silk ribbon embroidery and beaded (none of which shows in the photo) , took 3 years to make.

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siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
5:52 AM

Post #8823057

This is a close up of the center tree, very clever I thought.

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siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
6:03 AM

Post #8823086

Boy it's hard to decide which to post. This one was so light colored that it didn't photo well but the work in it was amazing. It's called"A Quilt of Paper Cuts" size is 86x103. What patience.

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siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
6:06 AM

Post #8823090

OK One more. This one is a Mariners Compass, a round robin made by 6 people. Size is 80x86.

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mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
7:21 AM

Post #8823163

Wow! Thanks for posting. Amazing quilts and something for everyone. So hard to choose a favorite, would really like to work on a round robin quilt. So much talent. I really like those dragonflies in the Mariner's Compass.

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
7:27 AM

Post #8823171

I'm so fascinated by Mariners Compass. Probably because I know I will never make one. I thought the dragonflies and butterflies really made it special.

Kizmo

Kizmo
Marietta, OH
(Zone 6a)

September 25, 2011
7:55 AM

Post #8823200

great pics Karen! Thanks for posting. Mariner's Compass always seems to be one that I get drawn to more than others also. Especially when done in vivid colors..
Stu, our area here is big in Civil War history, especially this year, but one of the local LQS was running a BOM of Civil War blocks to put together a quilt. She had one completed in the shop, so very pretty. They were charging $25 a month for each block kit, which made multiple blocks from the pattern, plus a class.

helenethequeen

helenethequeen
Longboat Key, FL
(Zone 9b)

September 25, 2011
8:21 AM

Post #8823230

So in awe, each and every quilt is so complicated and beautiful. I have a hard time to choose. Bargello is good, pp awesome. All just so much work. Comparted to pot holders which is what I am making.

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
9:11 AM

Post #8823273

There was another Mariners Compass that had a large one in the center surrounded by 18-20 smaller ones, but the photo came out dark. Probably a flash malfunction

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

September 25, 2011
1:52 PM

Post #8823529

Beautiful quilts! Thanks for posting them.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

September 25, 2011
2:33 PM

Post #8823573

Why go thru the "agony" of deciding???? Post them ALL!!! I enjoyed your sharing of the pictures. I keep hoping I'll get a chance to go to quilt show one of these days!

FLStu

FLStu
Lowell, IN
(Zone 5b)

September 25, 2011
4:15 PM

Post #8823680

Silio... thanks for posting. beautiful work and I do appreciate your thinking of me for the Civil War quilt .

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2011
5:23 PM

Post #8823773

Thank you for inviting me to post here.
housse301
Lexington Park, MD

September 26, 2011
3:54 AM

Post #8824273

Silio what great quilts. Hard to choose a favorite. But really like the "Times and seasons". Thank you for the pics.

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

September 26, 2011
5:40 AM

Post #8824403

Pictures really can't do them justice. For instance you cannot see the beading and silk ribbon embroidery, both of which added the finishing touches. I've worked with silk ribbon, it's very delicate.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

September 26, 2011
8:51 PM

Post #8825903

Thanks Karen ! they are all fantastic, thanks for sharing.. I love the little pieces!!!

Doc I keep saying the same thing...maybe some day??

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