For this Sunday’s Show & Tell, I thought I would give you another batch of gorgeous eye-candy, the quilted kind.

This first quilt is called “Murdererskill Crossing” by Janet Atkins.  This is an original design, is hand appliqued, machine pieced and hand quilted!!!!  Janet used fabrics given to her as a birthday swap.   This is a gorgeous original quilt.

IMG_8069 (640x480)This won Best Applique in the entire VQF.

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This next quilt appealed to me because of the thread painting in it.  At each VQF instructors are asked to show some of their work.   This is a gorgeous quilt by Susan Brubaker Knapp.  You can see her other works at   What a gorgeous rooster this is with all her painting and thread painting!IMG_8094 (640x480)

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This design just amazed me.  I kept going back to look at it closely.

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This quilt was done by Ann Schubert Turner using a technique she learned in a class with Susan Brubaker Knapp.   The inspiration was from a photograph her son took.I kept looking at it and it just looked painted.  Amazing.

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From a distance we kept saying to each other, what is that?   Close up, amazing is what it is!  The quilter, Dominique Ehrmann, of Quebec, Canada stated he was influenced by Jo Diggs’ fraction technique and she worked in a more sculptural way. That’s for sure as you can see on the next photo.

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The next few photos are from a show called “Crossing Over” The Quilt As Art by Pamela Druhen.  They include thread painted fabric landscapes.  Pamela is a Vermont artist and has been painting with fabric and thread since 1996.  Her techniques inclue machine piecing, dy-painted whole cloth, machine quilting and thread painting.  They are all one of a kind, signed and dated.

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I hope you have enjoyed these beautiful pieces of art, all of them from the first one on the post to the last.   I have done my best to rightly assign ownership.  If I have erred, I apologize and it was not done intentionally.  I firmly feel everyone deserves credit for their work.  If you know I erred, please contact me and I will make the correction in the post.


I hope your weekend has been as much fun as mine has.  You will soon hear  (and see) about what I did yesterday.   All I can say is friends are priceless!