The “Celebration of Color” exhibit is one of my highly anticipated exhibits at the International Quilt Festival and this year was no exception. Here are some of my favorites…..
This quilt was displayed along one of the walkways and I stopped and stared every time that I walked past…..
The use of the strips and dots made this quilt sparkle!!
You can probably guess why this next quilt appealed to me…..
I love the piecing, but WHAT a great way to practice quilting patterns…..
I have always liked quilts with vases on them and this one was perfect…..
The straight-line quilting adds a lot of texture without interfering with the design…..
This next quilt had so much movement……
This is the Artist’s statement….
As in previous years, there is a group of quilters (from New Taipei City, Taiwan) who specialize in collage-style quilts. They are marked by an amazing attention to detail, and being covered with Tulle before quilting.
I don’t remember seeing “snippet” applique in their previous quilts, but it certainly worked well for the background trees…..
The applique and the quilting were perfect on this quilt…..
The final quilt for today’s post is……
This quilt uses some of the same fabrics as the vase quilt above and it is interesting to see how different the quilts are….even with the same fabrics!!
Once again, there is some amazing quilting in this piece……
Well, that is half of my favorites from this exhibit.
Come back tomorrow for the other half!!
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