Sunday, June 10, 2007

Back Home!

What a week!! I left for MQS on Tuesday and had a fabulous time...wonderful classes and amazing quilts. Then, I got a call on Thursday that Baby K had a rash over her whole body and had been fussy all day. Poor thing! Daddy took her to the doctor Friday morning - strep throat. Yikes! So, they were miserable for about 48 hours, and of course the antibiotics had kicked in by the time I got home, so all is well.

MQS Report:

This quilt is called "Sugar and Spice," by Renae Haddadin, a winner in the category "Innovative Custom." The detail is breath-taking. Here you see the quilted cable/feathers in different color thread on a black background. Then, you see the other side of the quilt which is done on white fabric. It was spectacular.Next is "Northern Lights," by Janet Fogg, first place in the Theme category (theme was Timeless Stars, and the block patterns had to have been published in the Kansas City Star newspaper.) You can almost see the quilted snowflakes in the sky. The piecing to create the magnificent wolf was incredible.

Finally, here is the Viewer's Choice winner: "Turnabout" by Claudia Pfeil, a quilter from Germany. As you can see, many of the winners are quilting intricate feathers in metallic threads on black backgrounds. I love the color gradients in this piece!

More to come...I took 100 photos!!!

1 comment:

The Calico Cat said...

I can't wait - thanks for sharing. :o) Love that snowy quilt...

I have a quilt that wants "ferns" (those are tight feathers, right?) in color on a black background... So that when you look at it you say, "Neat quilting."