October 21, 2019
Riffing on a Rail, 2 Jill Fisher, Iowa City, IA Sisters Maureen Kelley, Columbia, CA Visiting Vasarely’s Beryll Nadine Kirk, Torrance, CA Give and Take Marge Tucker, Norwell, MA Rhapsody in Blue Claudia Shearer, San Francisco, CA Arches Joanna Mack, Akron, OH Hot Seat Maria Shell, Alaska Grandma’s Cupboard Colleen Kole, Michigan Hot Rods Inspired by Allyson Allen La Frontera Sara Kelly Some Things Are Not Easily Seen: POVERTY Kathryn Upitis, Canada Paper Cuts Claire Victor, Scottsdale, AZ For Love of Ornament Zena Thorpe, Chatsworth, CA For Love of Ornament Detail Mood Ring—Because I Can Jane Rundle, Australia Mood Ring—Because I Can detail Blue Rhapsody Jeanne Treleaven, Australia Robo de Torres Julie McAllister, Australia Lime Zest Christine Seager, United Kingdom Estuary in Blue Alicia Merrett, United Kingdom Estuary in Blue detail Le Jardin Secret Grace Meijer, United Kingdom Ngiyabonga (Thank You) Gwyneth Perry, South Africa The Secret Life of Carrots Elaine Barnard, South Africa The Secret Life of Carrots detail After the Warming—Permanent Winter Jean Sredl, Shawano, WI Tiles #17: Tropical Rain Elke Klein, Germany Giraffe am Wasser Margarita Schuh, Germany Flames Ruthi Eldar, Israel High Noon Urban Reflection Dalia Eliraz, Israel A Woman Sits in the Garden Ziona Aruv, Israel Diegelbe Gasse Katrin Schroeder, Germany On Reflections—Cape Town Harbour Fenders Sue de Vanny, Greenvale, Australia Not Quite Lemon Bars or Red Velvet Ladders Darlene Talukder, Los Gatos, CA First Frost Jan Hutchison, Sedgwick, KS First Frost detail A Touch of Red Donna Paulsen, Paso Robles, CA All Tied Up Donna Dale, Folsom, CA All Tied Up detail Interlocking Ovals Holly Casey, King City, CA Interlocking Ovals detail Precious Metals Penny Coleman, Littleton, CO Precious Metals detail Home of the Free & the Brave Holly Casey, King City, CA Mauna Kea Edith Brady, Hercules, CA Mauna Kea detail The Pink Disruptor Stacey Sharman, Berkeley, CA Bracketed Stephanie Z. Ruyle, Denver, CO Floating Corners Stephanie Z. Ruyle, Denver, CO Bricks ‘n Gears Claudia Pfeil, Germany Brick ‘n Gears detail Message in a Bottle Jane Haworth, Auburn, CA Beachside Burning Rhonda Rosales, Los Altos Hills, CA You Are Here Sara Guyol, San Mateo, CA Quilted by Judy Irish Evolution Thom Atkins Santa Cruz, CA The Elephant in the Room Sanda Mullon, Valley Springs, CA The Elephant in the Room detail Desert Sunset Karen Grady, Petaluma, CA Quilted by Kathy Martin Rattles and Butterflies Jim Haws Rohnert Park, CA Quilted by Lynda McLean 365 Quilt Carolyn Bower, San Francisco, CA Quilted by Sue Fox 365 Quilt detail The Lost Coast Claudia Shearer Windows Irelle Beatie, San Luis Obispo, CA SunShiny Day Beth Shibley, Los Alamitos, CA
It was a LOOOONNNNGGGG drive, but it was worth it for all the inspiration! I just wanted to share a sampling of what we saw…there were so many amazing quilts. Thanks to everyone for sharing your talents!
For my birthday this year, Greg treated me to a wonderful weekend away. On Friday morning, we headed toward Northern California and before we knew it we were in Santa Clara. I’ve heard all sorts of stories about how incredible the Pacific International Quilt Festival and I looked forward to seeing the show for myself. …