Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Houston International Quilt Festival 2013

For any of us who take the pictures on a trip this quilt will speak volumes to you.  I love what Noriko Nozawa had to say about creating this lovely piece.

 The colours in this quilt drew me to this display of winners of the Open European Quilt Championships.
 Skyline by Claudia Scheja has spectacular piecing, appliqué and machine quilting.

 Vrede by Corinne Zambeek-van Hasselet.
 The doves are lovely in their detail and stitching.

 Over de Muur by Elly Prins.
 Her birds remind me of the Dutch illustrator M.C. Escher.
 Her thread painting was lovely.

 Autumn in Berlin by Annelies Ghyselen.
 I liked the sheer green leaves that hung over the quilt.
 Lovely pieced motifs with circles and curves.

 The Berlin Bear by Marjan van der Heijden
 She used a variety of fabrics on this magnificent pieces.
Catching Beauty by Sylvia Kaptein.                                                                                                         
 She started with a cross stitch piece.
 Lovely applique and embellishments.
 Great machine quilting.

 Bruno is in Hoffman Heaven by Stephanie Diest.
 Such a lovely face.

 Sherri by Sue Bleiwess.

 Forever Friends by Jude Edling.
 Great silhouette in the background.

 Mendelssohn by Franki Kohler.
 Such mischief in those eyes.

 hahahalalala by Judy Chase.

 Firecracker by Virginia Greaves.
 Once again, some lovely fabric choices.

 Best Friend by Barbara Yates Beasley.
 Great fabric choices.

 Snow Buddies by Ruth Powers.
 What an amazing pair!
More yet to come.


Michelle said...

WOW....amazing quilts..the ones of the animals are so life like.

Thank you for sharing.

SewCalGal said...

Thanks for sharing. Next best thing to being their is seeing your photos and hearing your insights.