Friday, 17 August 2012

Stitchin' Heaven at Festival of Quilts 2012 ...post 1

It's stitchin' heaven here at Festival of Quilts in Birmingham.... UK, that is! The APQS stand/booth has been really buzzing and we've met lots of friends old and new..... Here we are on the stand.....

Mark Ani Linzi & Kay

Here are a few of the winners.....

Best in show....'The Dumb Belles' .....Quilter's Olympics

Best contemporary.....Byland Pieces by Linda Bilsborrow

Best Art Quilt....Silencis by Olga Gonzalez

Best Pictorail Quilt....Janneke de Vries-Bodzinga
Best Two Person Quilt....Nostalgia by Elke Voelker-Kobusch and 
Sabina Schroeder

Quilters Guild Challenge...Britain, what it means to you....Laura di Cera and 
Cherry Vernon-Harcourt


Some Quilts from Younger Quilters




Best Wearable Art.... Birgit Schueller....APQS
Stitchin' Heaven on the 697


I met some friends at their stall who looked extremely busy.....actually they were having a very sucessful first show....

Yesterday,  I had a class with Tula Pink, a very talented young fabric designer and got to see quilting by Angela Walters 
Pieced by Tula Pink  and Quilters by Angela  Walters

Today I had a wonderful class wiith Pascale Bebronne on pieced circles..... 

This one is by Pascale Bebronne
More photos to follow......soon.....


 

9 comments:

  1. I saw your swoon quilt at the show today, it was absolutely stunning!

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  2. I was hoping you were at the show and having fun!

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  3. Wow, some amazing work there. I love the quilt that won Best Pictorial Quilt and that Bargello style quilt is stunning!

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  4. What lovely pictures of you all! And thank you so much for sharing the photos, always yummy!

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  5. It was fantastic to meet up with you again after all this time...

    Your swoon quilt and your purple wholecloth looked fabulous in real life too....

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  6. You have done a super report on FOQ, Kay!

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  7. Thank you so much, Kay, for this nice picture of my garment! I love it!

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