“Evolutions: Third Biennial Juried Quilt Challenge” at Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, Golden, Colorado, July 31 – October 28, 2014

July 31, 2014

Evolutions:  Third Biennial Juried Quilt Challenge is  at Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum in Golden, Colorado, from July 31 – October 28, 2014

 

 Barbara Yates Beasley – “Amani”

   The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum challenged quilters and fiber artists to consider these questions “Where have you been? Where are you going? Where are you now?” and create a quilt inspired by the theme Evolutions.

Info: https://www.rmqm.org/exhibits/upcoming-exhibits

 

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum

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Online Slide Presentation of Janet Stone’s Quilts

July 25, 2014

The Quilt Show has a Smilebox slide presentation of Janet Stone’s quilts.

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

Patchwork Trails: Barn Quilts – More in Northern Ohio

July 19, 2014

I have posted many times about the wonderful barn quilts.  Here are more in northern Ohio: www.visitloraincounty.com/business/patchwork-trails   where you can get a route map and other info.

 

 Patchwork Trails

 Lorain County in northern Ohio is combining and embracing agricultural history with the beauty of a hand-made quilt. Follow the route to enjoy viewing an array of colorful and unique barn quilts that are replicas of traditional quilt squares. The quilt patterns, names, and origins all have some type of political, patriotic, and historical significance.

Here are just a few.

  • Acorn at Common Ground

    • in Oberlin
       

    Americana at Days of Yore

    in Wellington
     
  • Arrow Block at Gott Barn
     
    in New London
     
  • Bowtie at McConnell Farm

    in Wellington

Machine Free Motion Quilting Designs Tutorials

July 16, 2014

Lori Kennedy has helpful and well done tutorials for her machine free motion quilting designs on her blog The Inbox Jaunt at http://theinboxjaunt.com/quilt/free-motion-quilting-tutorials/   

 

Free Motion Quilt Apple

“Hands All Around 2013” Exhibit Photos Online

July 11, 2014

The International Quilt Festival web site  has photos of the “Hands All Around 2013”  exhibit quilts at: http://www.quilts.com/home/galleryViewer2.php?txtfile=/gallery/sqf14/gallery.php?id=001

You can click on the thumbprint to enlarge the thirty-four photos.

“Light in the Woods” by Karen Spencer

“Contemporary MASSters II” at New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, through July 30, 2014

Contemporary MASSters II is at New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts,

through July 30, 2014

 

Barbara Lydecker Crane – “Tree and Leaf”

The New England Quilt Museum is featuring quilts from its permanent collection made by contemporary Massachusetts quilt artists.

 

New England Quilt Museum

“MasterPieces: Quilts of Inspiration” The National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky, through September 9, 2014

MasterPieces: Quilts of Inspiration through September 9, 2014
 
 
Master Pieces: Quilts of Inspiration is made up of extraordinary quilts from many of the most respected contemporary quilters. The majority of these quiltmakers began making quilts in the 1980s. These quilts are examples of the innovators works of our time.
The exhibit was created to honor Meredith Schroeder’s induction into the Quilter’s Hall of Fame, as she, too, believes in the possibilities of quiltmaking.
 
For more information about MasterPieces, click here.
“Allegretto” by Katie Pasquini Masopust

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Circle the Date” by Libby Lehman