Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Fabulous Quilts.

4 more fabulous quilts I enjoyed at the Show in Hamilton. 3 from the NANZQ Quilts Aotearoa Exhibition and 1 from the Japanese Textile display.
Best use of Colour was won by Natalie Murdoch. I saw Natalie at the show and told her I loved her wall hanging. She was the lady who took our class on Hearts Quilts at Retreat in May last year.Some of the leaves in her piece were reinforced and only lightly attached so they curled like Autumn leaves.

The 2nd quilt here , with the circles is called Mandala by Sachiko Gunji. On close inspection I think it was made using a combination of reverse and ordinary applique, which gave it texture as some shapes bulged and others receded.

The quilt in aqua and brown is by Donna Ward who lives in Hamilton.

The next one I can't remember who made it and now I can't read the ticket but the detail was amazing and the gold made it look very precious.
* Helen -Yes, I did see Mariya Walters quilt.( Best in Show ) It was breathtakingly beautiful. ( the detail was so fine it was almost off putting and I can understand why it took so long to make. The photo on the front of the NZ Quilter mag is the one to get a look at it .The gold around each shape was about 1/4' in or less.)
* - Janice I saw your 2 lovely entries. Your Delphiniums 111 was lovely. My photo of it doesn't do it justice as it was below a large window. Please look at Janice's entries on her blog.
***( all photos are clickable to enlarge and none are my work )


Guðrún said...

Yes those are fabulous quilts.

julieQ said...

Love the quilt show! I love especially the circle quilts, lots of lovely circles on that pretty background. Thank you for sharing!

meggie said...

Thankyou for sharing these with us. Wonderful work.

Lynda (Granny K) said...

Wow! What awesome quilts! What talented quiltmakers there are and how lucky we are to get to see their wonderful work up close. Thank you!

Helena said...

Very beautiful quilts, my favorite is the one with circles.
Thank you for sharing!

em's scrapbag said...

They truely are fabulous quilts. Thanks for sharing.