Friday 17 August 2012

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



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

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

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

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

  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....

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

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


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