Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Houston International Quilt Festival even more...

Toward the sea, Ready set go! Hiromi Tanaka.                                                                                        
 Wonderful colourful detail, applique and stitched.
 Based on watching turtles hatching from their eggs.
 Swarovski Crystal challenge, The Philosopher's Stone, Joan Strosin.
 2nd place Crystal Conductor, Susan Garrity and Sheila Poore.
 Reverse of above.
 1st Place, Shimmering Symphony, Karlee Porter.
 Reverse of above.
 3rd the Siren's Song, Thoma Atleins.
 Bourbon Street Blues, Patricia Williams.
 Paris in Moonglow, Cynthia Frenette.
 Tranquil Autumn Night, Vonda Mathews.
 Creme de la Creme, Bonnie Keller.
 Inspired by the works of William Morris, trapunto, boutis, beading, Tsukineko frosting inking, silk embroider, couching, hand quilted.  Robert S. Cohan Master Award for Traditional Artistry.
 Whimsical display in 8 State York SC booth.
 Charms for sale.
 Buttons for sale.
 Checking out the antique quilts.
 Chasing Rainbow by Grace Errea.
 Beautiful yellows.
 Exploring perspective.
 Warhol Terriers by V'Lou Olliveira.
 Fibre Art Network Western Canada, Phantom Forrest, Dale MacEwan.
 FAN Colours of the Okanagan, [Summer] Marianne Parsons.
 FAN The Ubiquitous Maple, Judi MacLeod.
 FAN Cottonwood Stand, Gail Hunt.
 FAN Floating, Drifting, Falling, Terry Aske.
Hula Hibiscus, Lisa Calle.  Centre applique design by Ronda Beyer.                                                     
 Centre design.
Rambler Rose, Yoshiko Kobayashi.                                                                                                        
 Beautiful pieced lattice behind the roses.
 Tulips, Charlotte Hickman.
 56 years old, Naoko Hirano.
Original design.                                                                                                                                      
 Viva Quilt, Noriko Nozawa.
 Whimsical words in the tweed like border.
Busy hands sewing by hand and machine.                                                                                                
Lovely use of solid fabrics.

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