Sunday, July 16, 2017

Redlands Quilt Extravaganza

To cut a long story short - today should have been a sewing day with Sunday Stitchers...but three of us (De Cheryl & I) ended up at the Redlands Quilt Extravaganza at Cleveland.

There was so much to admire and get inspiration from....

Lots of photos coming...lots...

This is a variation on a one block wonder...always wanted to do one of these:

and a close up

 This one had a very interesting border... 
 Can't resist trees ..
 This was great - could only get a close shot
The quilting was fabulous

 I took this one for Chooky - the chooks are machine embroidery
 This was fairly small - but such a variety of embroidery stitches

This is a Nikki Tervo pattern - stitched circles on a jelly roll race quilt - not such a good shot but a wonderful quilt - would look equally good using another fabric in place of the stitched circles.
 This was an interesting border on a Lucy Boston quilt

Here are a few quilts by Lynne Williams - she had quite a few quilts on display.  I met Lynne many years ago when I went to a creative arty group - it stopped after a while - just as I was getting into it - but I admire this woman's talent immensely.
She has had a serious cancer scare and some of her quilts reflect what she went through in relation to the illness and her treatments.   Very moving.

 And I thought this was also very clever

 some interesting quilting
 Love the Amy Butler adaptation

 Jeanette - I took this one for you!

 De, Cheryl and I examined this one very closely - it is based on Bonnie Hunter's Maverick Star - but comparing this one to the original - I love this one so much more...Although it is "wonky" it is structured wonky - only the points are "off kilter" - what a great scrap quilt and a great group project . . .we thought . . . 

This is a close up of the stars:

You can see what I mean about structured . . .I hope

 It must have been the day for Wonky as we also spied this one - wonky flying geese:

So many new projects to start . . .so man old ones to finish first...??
Thanks for your company De & Cheryl - it was a great day

Sad we didn't get a sewing day - but we did have a ball.


  1. Wow love all the quilts....... Thanks for the Chooky one and Lucy...... Glad you girls had a great time........ Rarely get to a quilt display so best not to miss them.......

  2. Fantastic....great quilts, glad you all had a good day. What no food photos ????? oh my goodness.....

  3. Wow, awesome quilts! Thanks for sharing the inspiration! xx

  4. Wow! Glad you had a great day after all. Thanks for sharing all those wonderful quilts xx

  5. Cool, thanks Susan. 😊. Beautiful quilts on display. Hugs, xx

  6. Thanks for sharing, looks like a great day.

  7. A nice distraction from a sewing day Susan...some stunning quilts there!

  8. what a lovely display of interesting quilts...

  9. Sew many talented ladies showing their lovely quilts.
    Glad you had a great day out with the girls...

  10. So many amazing quilts! Thank you for sharing x

  11. Hi Susan,wow what an amazing day you all had and i can imagine how much fun you girls got up to.
    Wow so many wonderful quilts,thankyou for sharing my friend xx

  12. Thanks for sharing. Looks like a great show


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