Pacific International Quilt Festival 2015 Quilt Plus Past Show Review

February 27, 2016

 The weekend of October 15th was the annual  Pacific International Quilt Festival 2015 that was held in Santa Clara, California. Here are photos of quilts in that show in a Smilebox slide show presented by The Quilt Show.

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow
 2015
Here’s a review of some past shows for you to enjoy, including garments and modern-day quilts from Japan.  Keep an eye out, as there will be lots to see from this year’s show soon.
 
 
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2014
Japanese Quilts – Modern Day 2013
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“Quilts: A World of Beauty” International Quilt Festival 2015 Winners, Houston, Texas

February 14, 2016

Art-Naturescapes     Second Place

On the Wing
by Barbara Binotto

 

The World of Beauty Award

Eager to Learn—Afghanistan
by GILLIAN SHEARER

You can see all the winners at:  http://www.quilts.org/winners.html

 

Tokyo Quilt Festival 2016

February 9, 2016

Here are photos of quilts from the Tokyo Quilt Festival 2016 in Tokyo, Japan.Tokyo Great Quilt Festival 2016

You can see photos here: https://okanarts.com/tokyo-quilt-festival-2016/

and more at Jonelle Patrick’s blog: /http://jonellepatrick.me/2016/01/28/tokyo-quilt-show-international-2016/

Speaking of landscape quilts, a few artists have pioneered completely new techniques of stitchery. This one is made of THOUSANDS of cloth snippets, quilted onto tulle, then sewed into a quilt. The photo really can't do it justice – IRL it was astoundingly painterly and quilt-y at the same time. ("??" by ??)

“The Street of Golden Leaves” by Keiko Kimura