Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Festival of Quilts 2011

Here a few photo's of quilts which caught my eye this year at Festival of Quilts.

4 Seasons by Ineke Berlyn (Contemporary Quilts Section). This was a really bright and cheery quilt.

High Maintenance by Cherry Vernon-Harcout. This quilt was really clever in using the lines of an electricity pylon to create a quilt. I have loads of photographs of electricity pylons and transformers so this quilt really caught my attention.

The Miniatures section this year was really interesting - a nice mixture of traditional and contemporary styles. I loved this one called "Untitled" by Linda Brassington - it was really simple and elegant.

This quilt was amazing, log cabin style, but it was all knitted! "Double Delight" by Pauline Law, Kloof, South Africa. The piece in the catalogue says that it was hand-knitted and hand-quilted with thick thread and wool.

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