Saturday, November 6, 2010

2010 International Quilt Festival, Part 3

Here is more wonderfulness from International Quilt Festival. Enjoy!
“Mystique”by Sharon Schamber won Best of Show and $10,000
http://www.sharonschamber.com/

“Mystique” (detail) by Sharon Schamber
“Ambrosia” by Gina Perkes won first place in the Innovative Appliqué category.
http://www.gperkes.fatcow.com
“Sew Is Life” by Barbara Korengold
http://www.gazette.net/stories/11032010/bethnew203837_32544.php
“Sew Is Life” (detail) by Barbara Korengold
“Wings” by Rory Ross won an honorable mention in the Innovative Appliqué category.
“Wings” (detail) by Rory Ross
“GO! Be Dazzled” by (my friend and Houston roommate!) Sarah Vedeler
won first place in the Computer-Aided Machine Embroidery category
http://sarahvedelerdesigns.com/
“Grape Hyacinth” by Margo Fiddes
http://www.margoquilts.com/
“Grape Hyacinth” (detail) by Margo Fiddes
”Wings and Feathers” by Mark Sherman won third place in the Innovative Appliqué category
http://www.remarkablequilts.com
“Circular Motion” by Becky Goldsmith won a Judge’s Choice Award
http://www.pieceocake.com/
“Icing on the Cake” by Linda Roy won second place in the Mixed Technique category
http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2008/sep/21/totally-hooked/
SAQA’s “Sightlines’ exhibit, from afar (photography of individual pieces is not permitted)
http://www.saqa.com/about.php?ID=1699
“Mary Simon Revisited’ by Nancy Kerns won The Founders Award and $7,500.
“Mary Simon Revisited’ (detail) by Nancy Kerns
“Folk Art for Jean” by Marian A. Woods
“Folk Art for Jean” (detail) by Marian A. Woods

“Katrina I” by Sandy Gregg http://www.sandygregg.com
from the “Still We Rise Again” exhibition
celebrating the resilience of the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast
on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina



“Circles of Life” by Linda French won first place in the Mixed Technique category
http://www.longarmfinishingtouches.com/
“Circles of Life” (detail) by Linda French
“Circles of Life” (detail) by Linda French
“Flower Road” by Hideko Kubota
“With You” by Miyuki Hamaba
“Bon Appetite New Orleans” by Jennifer Day
from the “Still We Rise Again” exhibition
celebrating the resilience of the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast
on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
“Bon Appetite New Orleans” (detail of beignets) by Jennifer Day
from the “Still We Rise Again” exhibition
celebrating the resilience of the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast
on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
“Bon Appetite New Orleans” (detail of crawfish) by Jennifer Day
from the “Still We Rise Again” exhibition
celebrating the resilience of the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast
on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

7 comments:

  1. absolutely amazing quilts and Sharon's quilt is stunning with the applique and quilting.

    Debbie

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  2. Horrors! That "lobster" in the last picture is actually a crawfish! No lobsters in New Orleans, unless they were flown in in a tank! lol!

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  3. Thank you for all those beautiful pictures and close ups! It is wonderful to be able to see the quilts as well as what you would naturally do, have a look close up! I am sure many with me are thankful for people like you giving us pictures of the events we cannot get to! thanks so much!

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  4. Nancy,
    Oh, my, I am sure you are right. I am such a Yankee! I will correct it right now. :-)

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  5. The quilts are all breathtaking. Such amazing designs, work, patience and attention to detail.

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  6. Wow, thank you for showing all these close ups. Someday I will get to Houston to see a show. Sharon's block is amazing. So many wonderful artists.

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  7. The birds nest by far I just found your web page and it is amazing. Someday I would like to be half as good as you.

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