Quilt Show…

Sunday afternoon was wonderful and full of inspiration.  Northern Lights Quilt Guild had there quilt show (and since it is only held every other year – you just have to go)!

There were a lot of beautiful quilts…it seemed like every time you turned a corner there was one that was more beautiful than the other.

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These were some of the small landscape quilts…

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This was called “GO FISH” – the turquoise fabric was beautiful!  And, the fish – great!  It just grabbed you when you turned the corner!

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My friend, Colleen, entered this quilt.  It is made with shirting as the backgrounds for the nine patches!  Very simple and yet it was so elegant looking!

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Batiks and Black!

nlshow6You’ve heard me say I am cutting 2″ squares of florals – well, this is the quilt I want to make when I get 169 squares cut!  It is applique…but, it is gorgeous in person!

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More batiks … they were everywhere this year!

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I have to say – I think this was my favorite quilt…not only is the quilting beautiful but each one of those leaves is pieced!  It was just stunning! 

nlshow14Of course, this was another favorite – you know of my love for scrap quilts – and this one was beautiful! 

I have to say there was not an ugly quilt in the show!  And, did I come home inspired.  Hope these quilts inspire you!

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9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sarah
    May 26, 2009 @ 16:02:49

    Those are some amazing quilts!!

  2. lisa/knitnzu
    May 26, 2009 @ 19:03:16

    Oooooh, they are all beautiful!

  3. Rachel
    May 26, 2009 @ 19:32:18

    Beautiful! I really like the Go Fish and the leaves. Wow – what talent.

  4. Cheryl
    May 26, 2009 @ 20:53:24

    Great photos, thanks for sharing… so many talented people out there!

  5. Dave Daniels
    May 27, 2009 @ 07:50:21

    Gorgeous quilts. I liked the top photo, but also liked the leaves, too.
    Have you ever heard of Gabrielle Swain? She makes the MOST magnificent quilts. I’ve got 2 or 3 of her videos. I think you’d like her work:

    http://gabrielleswain.com/portfolio.php?type=quilt

  6. Kathode Ray Tube
    May 27, 2009 @ 11:05:18

    Those quilts are lovely…thanks for the pics. I also love the leaf quilt.

  7. Pat
    May 27, 2009 @ 18:32:30

    I am always amazed that “small” local quilt guild shows seem to often have more spectacular quilts than many of the bigger shows. I”m glad you had a nice time and took such nice photos, too.

  8. Janet
    May 28, 2009 @ 12:50:07

    They’re all beautiful, and I especially like the Batiks and Black!!!

  9. Erica
    May 30, 2009 @ 13:16:35

    What beautiful quilts! I’ll bet it was a lovely day!

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