Monday, July 8, 2013

Another Quilt Show

I know its that time of the year...but off we went to Buderim for the Buderim Craft Group's Quilt Show.

The Buderim Craft Group is a collection of a variety of groups and in November they have a Fair where all the crafters display and sell work, but in July it's the quilters who put on a show (and sell some things)

Here are a few things I especially admired...
(sorry another photo overload)

This is a lovely version of Leanne Beasley's Leanne's House quilt which I'd really love to make one day now that my Journey of a Quilter is nearly finished.

 and some close ups - Debby - who made this - is a crazy patchworker at heart - I got to talk to her and she said she would wake up in the middle of the night and think "Oh I could do that in that spot" - so this quilt has lots of buttons and beads.

(One of the reasons I like to go to this Quilt Show is the fact that my Aunt is a long standing  member of the group - including a long time as Treasurer - so she knows most of the quilters and introduces me to them.)



and  here is some detail of some stockings made by Debby 



 I thought this quilt was a good pattern for using bits and for a more manly pattern.

and a close up

I thought this was really quirky with the cats around the edges


 and a beautiful jacket

 this was stunning - this design was based on a tiled floor in Venice 


 and a few pictures I took - more for ideas - they go on the "haha if ever" list



and the final one - appliqued flowers in pale bali fabrics - of particular note is the interesting stripy fabric - a bali - used around the outside.



All in all - a fun day with my bestie and my Aunt.

Next quilt show...not far away (in time) - but closer to home.

12 comments:

  1. lovely Susan,thankyou for sharing.xx

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  2. I love that scrappy trip around the world -- certainly a "someday" quilt!

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  3. I loved seeing them all... how nice to get a tourguide and meet the artists!! I see the scrappy trip is calling you... begging you....
    I do admire all the patience for the trimmings in the crazy patch work... stunning...
    Hugz

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  4. I love seeing quilt show pics so thanks for sharing..........I am lucky if I get to one quilt show a year and I missed the close one this year so probably miss out all together........

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  5. Thanks for the guided tour Susan....so quilting is a family addiction then. I love seeing other peoples creativity.

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  6. Many lovely quilts there Susan. Thanks for the pictures. Hugs....

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  7. It's always inspiring to see what others have been making. You must have had a fabulous day out. Thanks Susan for popping over to my blog after the FNWF. I went green with envy when I read that you live in a place that doesn't get cold enough to need to knit something warm - Brrr I'm really feeling the cold this winter. You might like to pop back to our blog as Cornelia has finally shared what she got up to over the weekend :o) Have a great week.
    Corrina

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  8. Beautiful version of Leannes House quilt from Debbie. Perhaps we could do that project as a stitchalong sometime Susan

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  9. They sure are beautiful quilts Susan, especially the one Debby made. Put it on your list!!

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  10. I'm so glad that you took lots of photos Susan...such exquisite work,and such details! all of them!

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  11. Wow what lovely quilts, and the details with beads etc is amazing.

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