Glorious Autumn, by Frieda Oxenham
Glorious Autumn, by Frieda Oxenham

And twenty blocks long! Are you kidding me?

Speaking of hand work, these little circles were very intriguing!

detail of Three Views, by Carolyn Sullivan
detail of Three Views, by Carolyn Sullivan

I was able to get a view of the back of the quilt.

back detail of Three Views, by Carolyn Sullivan
back detail of Three Views, by Carolyn Sullivan
Three Views, by Carolyn Sullivan
Three Views, by Carolyn Sullivan

I wouldn’t survive!

detail of Quilt for the Latest Sexagenarian, by Mike McNamara
detail of Quilt for the Latest Sexagenarian, by Mike McNamara

Now here’s my favorite (not) crazy part, these two remarkable large pieces made by San Francisco quilter Mike McNamara.

Quilt for the Latest Sexagenarian, by Mike McNamara
Quilt for the Latest Sexagenarian, by Mike McNamara

I’m enthralled by the fabrics used in these quilts and the exuberant way they were pieced together. I’ve got to meet this person!

Ashburnham, by Mike McNamara
Ashburnham, by Mike McNamara

Look at these detail photos.

detail of Ashburnham, by Mike McNamara
detail of Ashburnham, by Mike McNamara
detail of Ashburnham, by Mike McNamara
detail of Ashburnham, by Mike McNamara
detail of Ashburnham, by Mike McNamara
detail of Ashburnham, by Mike McNamara

I love it!

More quilts to come…

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Questions and Comments

  1. These quilts are awesome! I wish I could have gone to that show. I hope you don’t mind, but I think tomorrow when I post, I’ll link to your post here. Your photos are wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

    • Thank you! The link would be fine. Last year I forgot the camera and only had my iphone. This year’s photos came out so much better! The lighting and the colors are really tricky in that venue, so I’m pleased overall. I have one more set to come!

    • Hi Caroll,
      I finally had a minute to go to your blog. Wow! You are a busy little store and you make quilting look so fun! I loved reading about all the things you’re up to and I’ve joined your blog!
      Alethea

  2. OMG you are not going to believe this…too FREAKY!!!! Jane Broaddus was my biology professor in college. I. AM. NOT. EVEN. KIDDING. My mind is totally blown, which is fitting, considering the nature of this post. WOW!

    • She’s not crazy either – I hope. That quilt was AMAZING in person. There must be 100,000 beads.
      Did you know she was a quilter when you took biology?

  3. Wow, thanks so much for featuring my quilt. I’m really honoured and I also love seeing all the other quilts in the show. As I live in the UK I sadly never managed to get to it so it’s great to get a glimpse of all the beautiful work on show. I was blown away by the button quilt!

    • I’m so glad you found this post!
      Your quilts are amazing. I’m in awe of your patience! And the colors on both of hte quilts was fabulous!
      I’m sure you have some great quilt shows in the UK, too! You have so many talented quilters!
      I’ve added the next installment of the PIQF show, and I would love for you to check it out at…
      http://maverickquilts.wordpress.com/
      Stay in touch!
      Alethea

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