Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Houston International Quilt Festival...a bit more traditional look.

 A Place to Long For by Akiko Yokoyama.
 She saw a picture book and wished that is how her home looked more like.
 Very lovely details and applique.
 Crest of Tulip by Takido Fusako
 She used trapunto techniques in the centre medallion.
A well deserved Judge's choice ribbon.
 Trio of Flowers by Hisae Abe.
 Lovely colours against different neutral backgrounds.
 Lovely colour choices and applique.
 Journey Towards Notan by Jean Freestone.
 Lovely balance of light and dark using Sashiko, applique, beading and stencils.
 Celebration of Feathered Stars by Helen Rode, Jane Graetzel, Joan Wyatt, Colleen Zabreznik and 18 other friends of the Vereins Quilt Guild including an on line friend of mine Helen Ridgeway of Fredericksburg Texas.
 Needle turned applique enhanced by embroidery and custom free hand machine quilting.  Note the Blue Ribbon!
 Broken star and roses by Keiko Chuba and 13 friends.
 Hand pieced, appliqued and hand quilted by friends.
 Lovely colour choices.
 Together in a Friendship World by Geta Grama and Quilt.Ro group.
 Original English Paper Pieced Design.
 Lovely machine quilting.

 A Truly Feathered Star Karen Sievert.

 Trapunto, beading and prairie points are some of the techniques used in this lovely design.

 Mass Maples by Tamnia Tarr machined pieced and quilted.
 Navajo Sunflower by Karen Watts machine pieced, machine appliqued and machine quilted.
 Inspired by the Sunflower block interpreted as a Navajo blanket.

Next up portraits and some whimsy.

1 comment:

quilt cookie said...

Sandi, I am enjoying your blogging about the Houston show soooo much. So many of your pictures are ones I also took. I am looking to more of your pictures.

Linda (Cow Pie) lady from Iowa