Saturday, May 26, 2012

Eye candy for a holiday weekend...

Well said!!  I love this Amy Bradley quilt made by Judy.

I'm finally getting to posting more pictures from the 2012 Sauder Village Quilt Show from earlier this month.

This quilt was inspired by a beautiful children's book that came out a couple of years ago.

Excuse my poor photography!  This fishy quilt was one of many that attracted a crowd, and hasty execution of taking a picture was required.

I loved the colors, the 3-D fish and the fishing lure that is attached near the center.

There were two "Tree of Life" quilts (Edyta Sitar) present, with slightly different settings.

Have you seen these "veggie cat" patterns?  This setting was fun and well done.

Since it is Memorial Day, I should share this nice patriotic quilt.

This setting is longer...a few more tree blocks than the one above.  Both quilts are beautiful (a "Tree of Life" quilt is on my bucket list...).

A nice pictorial quilt from a Sauder Village challenge (there is a really nice quilt shop AT THE VILLAGE!).

 Tricky piecing and a use of old shirts...

 Another nice pictorial quilt...

This was one of my very favorite quilts at the favorite colors, a simple setting, and absolutely BEAUTIFUL hand quilting.

My pictures don't do any of these wonderful
quilts justice, especially this one.  Well executed and designed with ceramic tiles as inspiration.

This Calico Garden quilt reminded me of one Barb was involved with a year or two ago.  This one is small, a wall hanging size.

This was is made from Crown Royal bags...they used every part!

More quilts next post...I hope you have a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!

In stitches,
Teresa  :o)


  1. thanks for the pictures!! gorgeous quilts!!

  2. great quilts - I love the fish and the other one with the park bench in it. I don't do art quilts but surely do appreciate them.

  3. How lovely to get to a quilt show this morning - thank you. I have a little different version of the Tree of Life going, but they are just stunning.

  4. just stunning quilts! what a fun idea with the veggie cats, I have the mushkit pattern and made it into a pillow for my mom.

  5. I love the Calico Garden quilt - thanks so much for taking a photo for me to see! She did a beautiful job.
    My other favorite is the Poinsettia - I so want to make that one day!
    what gorgeous quilts, thanks for sharing.
    Happy Memorial Day weekend.

  6. You are right wonderful eye candy, so glad you were able to share love the quilts! there are many fav`s

  7. That's me on the far right hand side of the bathing beauties at the beach.

  8. Oh, I enjoyed that show a lot. great quilts.

  9. Wow, thank you for sharing these photos. I think I'm going to have to come to this show some year. Lots of very talented ladies. And I love, love the hand quilting. Thank you

  10. Wonderful assortment of quilts, so many different techniques and all so beautiful in their own way.

  11. What wonderful quilts! Thanks so much for sharing your pictures. I love to see beautiful handquilting like that! I also want to make a Tree of Life quilt one day - love how scrappy these both are.

  12. DINI
    Really nice what you make special he whit so nice I like them
    Greeting out Amsterdam

  13. Great pictures- thanks, Teresa, for sharing. Must put this show on my list to visit!

  14. Hi Teresa,
    I emailed you privately with some hand sewing questions. Please look for it, maybe it went to your junk folder. I'd love to hear back from you on the questions I have.
    Mimi Hildebrandt

  15. Thank you for the beautiful, inspiring photos. It was nice to see such a mix of techniques and styles. Thanks, again.

  16. Hey there girlfriend......hope everything is fine. I've been missing you and your wonderful inspiration!!

  17. Teresa, I've been exploring your blog with its wonderful organization ideas. I see you've taken a month off and hope everything is okay in your corner of the world. Love the Sauder quilt show pix. Thanks for taking the time to post them. Hope to see you posting again soon. Mary in VA

  18. What a great show teresa....amy bradley and the cat veggies...truly awespiring....the others are fab too

  19. Great quilts!! Lots of talent...could never judge a quilt show, I love them all.


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