More PNQE Eye Candy

There were so many outstanding quilts at PNQE 2016 that I’d like to share just a few more.

I have to start out with Keiko Ike’s American Spirit. This quilt has it all – the graphic drama of red and white, superbly pieced Mariner’s Compasses, and fabulous quilting. It was an award winner at World Quilt.

American Spirit ©Keiko Ike

Here are some details so that you can see the wonderful quilting. I love that she combined classic feather designs with more playful elements like the flowers.

Detail American Spirit ©Keiko Ike
Detail American Spirit ©Keiko Ike

And now for a completely different type of feathers. This is Golden Peacock by Barbara Mellor.

Golden Peacock ©Barbara Mellor

This detail shot highlights the amazing feathers, but does not do them justice. They are mesmerizing in real life.

Detail Golden Peacock ©Barbara Mellor

The color scheme of Eve Vallorani’s Wild Roses on a Eclectic Field is a time honored one. However, her fabric choices make it seem fresh and new.

Wild Roses on a Eclectic Field ©Eve Vallorani

The detailed stitching on the roses adds lovely texture to the piece.

Detail Wild Roses on a Eclectic Field ©Eve Vallorani

There were many more inspiring quilts at the show, but I’ll say goodnight with this one, a detail shot of Gathered Consciousness by Cindy Watkins. I think Cindy did a masterful job of using prints in this dramatic portrait.

Detail Gathered Consciousness ©Cindy Watkins

Did you go to the show? What were your favorite quilts?

2 Responses to More PNQE Eye Candy

  1. I did go. My favorite quilt of course was my own…Spiral Galaxy Number 3, which won Best Interpretation of Theme. But the other quilts were simply spectacular.

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