Last weekend, I attended the quilt show in Rockport put on by the Piecemakers by the Bay quilt guild. Their quilt " A Celebration of Daisies",  fundraiser was beautifully appliqued and quilted by members.

 My Passion, by Annette Fowler embellished with crystals, a wall hanging, is so very colorful.

Mexican Star,Again, by Julia Mason, a wall hanging showed innovative background quilting.

                                

Rainbow Pizazz, by Judy McKinley,

Tiny quilt, big attitude!

 

                                                                                                        Barbara Leonard's

                                                                                                        Sunburst Boot

Fallen Memories by Mimi Braniff uses narrow bright swirly fabric as sashing.   It looks like cording at first...

 Here's detail of

quilting. Heavy & light threads combined.

Some whimsical mice sew up a storm in

Sewing Room Social by Melody Mauch       

Christmas on the Round, by Gloria Trollinger quilted by Nancy Clement shows the most intricate piecing...look at the sharp spikes emminating from the star. The piece is appropriately quilted radiating out from the center.  

                                                                        

     Moonglow, a stunning use of color , pieced by Jan Svatiek and quilted by Bruce Goodlock. It was mesmerizing, and it drew me to it. Odd, since I usually am repelled by blues ...but it must be the combination.

           "Best of Show    award winner,(right)

"Stars Over Texas",made by Sue Williams, and quilted by Debbie Brown.

it has balance, color, fine workmanship....but not my personal favorite...     

That's an honor that went to this one...not even an entry. It's the demo quilt for Ann's New York Beauty class ... wish I'd known...I'd have booked it. Oh well, maybe next year!

I wish I could have posted ALL the pictures I took, but space/time is limited.

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Comment by TERESA SCANLON on February 22, 2014 at 9:17pm

very quilts thanks for sharing

Comment by Riana Noyes on February 14, 2014 at 8:00pm

Cindy, my dh spends a fair amount on his hobby, model railroading, so he doen't mind if l DO want to spend $. But last yr. l bought the Bailey home quilting machine, and this yr. l bought the Go Baby cutter & 2 dies while here in Tx., so l  don't feel depraved in any way:)

Comment by cindy greenwell on February 14, 2014 at 7:04pm

I do wish there were more shows at this time of year,sounds like you came out like a bandit only spending 20 bucks, I have a real sickness when I get around fabric and gadgets for quilting, I just tell my husband it's all the brain injury doing it LOL.

Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on January 31, 2014 at 11:59pm
..amd that is all that counts! that you had a great time.
Comment by Riana Noyes on January 31, 2014 at 9:37pm

Rogue, l spent $5.00 to get in, bought 6 gently used newer quilt mags. for another $5.00 at "general store" section, then purchased a surgical-style seam ripper for $6.00, and  a yd. of fabric for $9. So ya, my $20.00 all used up, but l had a great time!

Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on January 31, 2014 at 7:57pm
carla, did you see ethelda's? she did one too, it's posted in her gallery. i have the pattern, it was published in some mag, but i never got the fabric pack to go w it. it's also available free on beyers website, butthe fabrics are long since out of production i think.
Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on January 31, 2014 at 7:54pm
i am so glad you posted what you did, riana. these are all beautiful. thank you!

...oh...didya have anything left in your wallet as ya srolled back out the door?
Comment by Karen Newman Brown on January 30, 2014 at 9:30pm

This looked like a great show!  Thanks for sharing all the great quilts!

Comment by Riana Noyes on January 30, 2014 at 8:43pm

Hey, how did you know we stopped at Ken's Diner in Rockport for comfort food on the way home!

Comment by Mary Moore on January 30, 2014 at 8:35pm

Almost as good as going to the show..I miss eating out though.

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