Monday, June 21, 2010

HMQS 2010

Riley Blake Designs sponsored the Fabric challenge for the HMQS show in Salt Lake City. We used "Sublime" designed by Doohikey Designs. Each contestant was to use a significant amount of 10 fabrics that we chose and 3 of their own if they wanted to.
This is a quilt I designed for Riley Blake Designs Eye Candy book and the HMQS show used it for one of their displays for the show. The pattern in the book is called "Bodacious Baskets"
The quilts that were entered into the contest were beautiful and were so hard to judge. The quilts were auctioned off by a live auctioneer and the money that was raised was donated to "PJ's Forgotten Children" They received about $5,000 for their non profit organization.

The following are only a few of my favorite quilts. There were many so I only picked a few.

The quilting on these quilts and the workmanship was just extraordinary.

Don't you just love this giraffe. I think he is fabulous!


This caribou is one of my favorites and the designer of sublime, Shari Butler, bought it at the auction. She loved it so much and just had to have it. We used it in our booth at quilt market in Minnesota to showcase Sublime.


Look at this incredible dragon reading. There was quite a bit of bidding for this quilt and I think it went for around $850.00. There were many who wanted it. It is an amazing quilt.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

That Alpine Quilt Group May meeting

This is the Dog Kennel Quilt group who came to share their quilts with us. Rae Ann and Joylyn are part of the group with a lot of other wonderful women who came to show us the projects they have worked on over the last 14 years.
More beautiful quilts from the Dog Kennel Group.






These are some show and tell quilts from some gals of "That Alpine Quilt Group."
This is Moana's quilt from the block of the month that we are doing. She's all caught up. I'm so proud of her. Doesn't it look great!
Helen Butler did this quilt. I love the bright colors. Notice the leaves on the border how they change from blue to green to yellow. The workmanship is just beautiful. I'm always inspired and in the mood to quilt after attending "that alpine quilt group."