Today we are looking at the “Hand-Made” category at the International Quilt Festival….again…a category that I would NEVER be able to enter. But I can enjoy the quilts anyway!!
Zena Thorpe entered this fun quilt……
The applique is immaculate but LOOK at the hand stippling……
Zena said it gave her a spark of joy every time she picked it up to work on it!!
This quilt from Aiko Yokoyama is a feast of fascinating details……
Just look at these embroidery accents….
….and the roof on this house is perfect!!
The quilt “Clematis — Hope” from Taeka Kozuka……
….has wonderful applique, but to me, the star of the show is the quilting in the background…..
This quilt by Aiko Saito and a plethora of her quilting friends…..
She apparently worked with a group from a quilting class and, from the quality displayed, I assume that it was an “Advanced Class!!
Kyoko Someya made “Temptation of the Breeze”…..
….is another quilt that brought a smile, and the quilting made that smile even broader….
The Blue-ribbon winner was from Isako Wada…..
The piecing is mind-boggling, but the border treatment adds so much to the quilt…..
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