13 October 2008

Illawarra Quilt Show

On Sunday Mum, my friend from work Tammy (a new quilter) and I visited the Illawarra Quilters' Show. Some gorgeous quilts on show - lots of hand-quilting this year. There was no judging this time only viewers' choice.

Loved the colours in this quilt:

This quilt is made with all hand-dyed batting - looked fantastic - the colours were so vivid (shame the photo isn't):

This quilt is wall-hanging size - such neat, tiny appliques and quilting:

Loved this:

This quilt is Helen Stubbings' "Daisy Dance" - is beautiful in "real life":

Mum particularly liked this quilt - really beautifully sewn:

This quilt was my favourite - a selection of "Dear Jane" blocks surrounded by beautiful needleturn applique and mattress ticking all hand-quilted:

Found it a bit difficult to take photos as there wasn't a lot of space between the rows of quilts but I hope these show some of the lovely quilts displayed.


Gina said...

THanks for posting the quilts. they are lovely

Love and hugs Gina xxx

Catherine said...

Yes the Dear Jane quilt gets my vote too...Stunning!! Thanks for sharing Lynda!! Cathy


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