There were so many fantastic quilts at QuiltCon- it is so hard to choose which ones to post up for you to see. And believe me there is no rhyme or reason to which quilts I post- so many different styles of quilting, so many different fabrics, so many talented quilters etc.
So here goes…..
50 Shades of Geese- Patricia Roche (Modern Traditionalism category)
Close up of the awesome quilting.
Bauhaus Revisited- Rebecca Burnett (Small Quilts category)
Blocks from the Crayon Box- Carolyn Griffith (Improvisation category)
Lite Brite- Maria Shell (Improvisational category)
Breathe- Leanne Chahley (Minimalist category)
Coral Reef- Maria Varner (Piecing category)
Cycles 2- Leanne Chahley (Negative Space category)
Close up of match stick quilting- multi coloured threads.
Deconstructed Lone Star- Amy Struckmeyer (Modern Traditionalism category)
Diamond Dust- Doris Burnette (2014 Riley Blake Challenge winner) (Negative Space category)
Close up of ghost quilting.
Diving Geese- Quilted by Krista Withers and pieced by Katie Pederson
(won Best Machine Quilting)
Do Good Stitches Category- Ascent
Do Good Stitches Category- Icicles
Do Good Stitches Category- Rainbow Triangles
Do Good Stitches Category- Sunset Stripes
Ducks In A Row- Rebecca Bryan (LOVE HER QUILTS) (Modern Traditionalism category)
Emerald City- Charlotte Newland (Improvisational category)
Equalizer- Cheryl Arkison (Negative Space category)
Fade Into Grey- Stephanie Ruyle (Improvisation category)
Fade to Black- Sarah Lowry (awesome Metallica song!) (Improvisation category)
Fallout- Michelle Lieberson (Negative Space category)
Close up of quilting.
Floating- Jean Larson (Negative Space category)
For Tanya- Emily Coffey (Improvisation category)
Fractured Churn Dash- Erin Davis (MM Fabric Challenge category)
Geometric Rainbow- Nichole Daksiewicz (Hand Work Category)
Untitled- Heather Jones (can’t wait for her book this fall!) (Improvisation category)
Icy Waters- Amy Garro (Piecing category)
Close up of the quilting.
Here is the London Modern Quilt Guild Canada’s charity quilt.
Here is my quilt that I entered in the Michael Miller Fabric Challenge.
Lemonade- Susan Strong (Piecing category)
Meandering- Pam McCalle (Minimalist category)
Close up of machine quilting.
Moving Target- Christine Perrigo (how did this not win best machine quilting?) (Bias Tape category)
Close up of fantastic quilting!
Neighbourhood- Michelle Wilkie (Small Quilts category)
Passages- Patty Simmons (MM Fabric Challenge category)
Peace- Leanne Chahley (Piecing category)
Percolate- Emily Cier (this is a really interesting quilt) (Group Quilt category)
Close up of quilting.
Pick Up Sticks- Becky Goldsmith (Minimalist category)
Rainbow Remix- Rebecca Bryan (Improvisation category)
Scatter- Amanda Hines (Minimalist category)
Somewhat Herringbone- Dorie Schwartz (Use of Negative Space category)
The Light of May- Krista Hennebury (MM Fabric Challenge category)
The New New- Any Anderson (MM Fabric Challenge category)
The Power of Three- Kristin Shields (Piecing category)
Transposition- Anne Hammond (Improvisation category)
Triangles Quilt- Tara Faughnan (Piecing category)
So there are my favourite quilts from the show- what do you think of them? I loved this quilt show compared to the traditional quilt shows as the quilts were so new and fresh and no two were the same. Seeing something so different was inspiring!
Please let me know if I have any names spelled incorrectly or the names of the quilts in the wrong category, it was hard to read the photo of the cards hanging with the quilts. I will correct ASAP!