Tuesday, July 16, 2013

2013 Quilt Show - Part 12A

'Night Sky'
Created by Gwen
Made from a photo in a book of antique quilts owned by Judy Smith. Hand pieced and hand quilted.

'1/2" Hexagons' 
Created by Jenny

 I was inspired by an antique quilt that was part of Annette Gero’s “Fabric of
Society” quilt exhibition. The fabric used is reproduction Civil War. 
I thoroughly enjoyed making this quilt and was quite sad when it was finished. Technique:
English Paper Piecing Hand quilted.


 'Towers Memory'
Created by Estelle

Colour wash that I made 2 similar.  One of them my daughter has and I have the
other. It has been made from remnants and I made it in a workshoip in
Charters Towers some time ago. It is one of my favourite quilts.



 'Blue Emerald'
Created by Denise
 
Reversible Log Cabin topper was a workshop for our Thursday night patchworkers
which Marlene Hogan guided us through. The time we put into making this topper
and the help we gave each other showed up indeed in some wonderful creations.


 'Emma’s 18th Birthday Quilt & Nana’s Legacy'
Created by Leanne
This Quilts bright vibrant colours remind me of the 2 most important females that have helped to shape my life.



'Don't Waste a Thing'
Created by Lorraine
I save all my scraps and turn them into something useful.Even the selvedges.
One of many little items I have made with these unusual pieces of fabric.Well, I paid for it, I
might as well use it!

2013 Quilt Show - Part 12

'A Touch of William Morris'
Created by Gwen

Designs Taken from Michele Hill's Books. Machine appliqued and hand quilted


'Peacocks'
Created by Lorraine

Bev at Maleny Magic was playing around with this fabric when I was up there one
day. I loved it so much I asked her to put a kit together for me. The colours in the
peacock are just divine. Machine pieced and quilted by me.


 'Marlene's Reverse Log Cabin Quilt'
Created by Leanne
 Another from the class taught by Marlene
I couldn’t believe that everyone’s quilts looked so
different, but I guess it all comes down to the colour selections & the way you place
your blocks.



 'Smarties'
Created by Marguerite

 
I was lucky to be able to enjoy a workshop with June and this is my result. It
was fun! I did so enjoy the pattern coming together. It is bright and busy - reminds
me of a packet of Smarties. Hand quilted by yours truly.


'Flowers on the Green'
Created by Jackie
 I saw the pattern in the NX Quilter magazine. I liked the option of using the large
florals of Kaffe Fassett's fabriccs. Machine quilted by Judy Davidson at Furball Farm
Quilting. Machine stitched by Jackie Swan


'Victoria Street Quilt'
Created by Val

Hand applique was done while on holiday on the Sea Princess. Machine pieced and quilted.


"I Like Orange'
Created by Lorraine
This is a pattern called Double disappearing Nine Patch. I saw this demonstrated on
Utube by "Shari". As I really like the single disappearing nine patch I thought I
would try this one out, too. It will look very nice on the little table in my sewing
room.







2013 Quilt Show - Part 11

'A Touch of Gold'
Created by Lorraine
Lorraine very kindly allowed her lovely quilt to be used on the entrance table.
 I have really fallen in love with this disappearing nine patch pattern. This one is

made using just three fabrics and I like the formal look. Machine pieced and quilted

by me.


 'The Boys Are Back in Town'
Created by Sue


Hand buttonhole using Vliesofix. Machine quilted by Esther Strelen. For our grandson.


'House and Gardens'
Created by Denise
 House and Gardens I did so enjoy creating No 2 so turned to No 3, House and Gardens, which shows
birds, flowers, home and colours I love very much. I kept to the ‘quilt as you go’
method for this quilt and included a Russian Punch block trying free motion
quilting. Applique` seemed a good idea too and blocks were sourced and tutored
by Darren to all the ladies learning.


'Butterflies, Hearts and Flowers' 
Created by Marlene
Workshop by Letitia in January 2013 "Going Around". My butterflies don't fly in
circles they are every "which way"/ Raw edge applique, pieced by me by machine.
Professionally machine quilted by Furball Farm Quilting, Judy Davidson


 'Serpentine Quilt'
Created by Marie

This quilt is a Moda pattern by Susan Allen. The pattern called for 5” charm squares
but I decided to use my Ricky Tims fabric which I cut into the 5” squares. By using
the green fabric with the Ricky Tims fabric it has made this a very bright quilt.



'Yes, I'm an I Spy Quilt
Created by Beryl
 
For a new baby. Hope she has fun finding different things. You can make this. Made
by me.

2013 Quilt Show - Part 10

'Little Charmers'
created by Helen


Little Charmers by

Heather Mulder Peterson

Pieced and machine quilted by myself. Made for a friend.


'A Touch of Scotland'
Created by Gwen

From the first book of Skinny Quilts by Kim Schaefer. Mostly felt. Hand appliqued.


'Spring'
Created by Marlene
 Photo Courtesy of Lorraine

Loved the colours. Pattern from "Free" on blog by Moda. Machine pieced by me.
Professionally quilted by Quilting Fairy - Fiona Bell

 'Crazy Maze'
Created by Marie


I downloaded this free pattern from the internet. The name of the pattern is Bento

Box but I have called mine Crazy Maze because I lost my way in joining the pieces

but my Quality Controller {husband} put me on the straight and narrow. The quilt is

made with a Jelly roll and strips that I cut. I quilted it on my domestic sewing

machine and the quilting looks crazy too.


'Plain Sailing'
Created by June



Designed for a table on my son's yacht. It was pieces cut to go around a curve. It

had to be individually pieced and I could not use paper piecing as each piece had

to be pinned and looked at carefully. There are 64 points. My son really loves it.

'Just a Few More Flowers'
Created by Gwen
 A closer view of some of Gwen's flowers to show the subtleties of shading in the fabrics.
 Photo Courtesy of Lorraine

From a book" Stars in my Garden Hand appliqued Hand Quilted


'My Green Bag'
Created by Ailsa
Bought the fabric and pattern from the Palmwoods group. Loved the fabric. Green is

one of my favourite colours. The fabric beads really show off well in this lovely
fabric.


'Roman Stripes 1 & 2'
Created by Estelle


Photo Courtesy of Lorraine

Made these quilts for when the grandchildren are here visiting.

2013 Quilt Show - Part 9

'Whig Rose Revisited'
Created by Marie



The pattern for this quilt is by Jane Morgan and the pattern was in the Quilter’s
Companion magazine. I was lucky enough to find 4 coordinating fabrics to make
this quilt at Johno’s fabric shop.It was appliqu├ęd by machine and quilted on my
domestic sewing machine.


'Cat's Party Time'
created by Lyn
Made for my granddaughter, Dana for her 'big bed'. Hand pieced and hand quilted
using the 'quilt as you go' method. From a pattern by Kelli Wulfsohn of "Don't Look
Now". I added an extra panel at the top and bottom of the quilt and as I really liked
the cheeky cats I made them a feature of the quilt.


'Crazy Black Evening Bag'
created by Debby
A few years ago I decided to make five Christmas stockings for each of my family
members. Crazy can take lots of T I M E!!!!!!! Three years later, only two Christmas
stockings have been completed…I’m still unsure if I’m going to start the next
three??? This is quite masculine with all of the dark colours and I couldn’t complete
a lot of crazy on this stocking as the fabrics are too busy. Lets just see how many I
complete before Christmas this year. Pattern & Sewing Instructor: Jenny Clouston
Machine Sewn & Hand Crazy Quilted by: Debby


'Trio in Black'
created by Gwen
Made from drawings of German flowers and leaves by Richard Hoffman. Hand
appliqued, felt and embellishment. I just loved the shapes.


'Marlene's Q.A.Y.G Reversible Log Cabin'
created by Jules
Photo Courtesy of Lorraine

I am a beginner quilter, and a member of the Thursday night Buderim Quilting
group. This reversible log cabin quilt was made from the inspiration and guidance
from Marlene Hogan of the same group. It is all machine pieced and stitched by
myself and made from my scraps. Marlene gave up many of her Sundays to give
me free tuition; I am very appreciative that she gave me her time. This little quilt
sits proudly in my guest bedroom.


'Butterflies of Love'
created by Beryl
Pattern variation of a Joanne Ridley Quilt. Made for my granddaughter. Pieced and
quilted by me.


'Lowel'
Created by Pat
I have named this quilt after the lovely town of Lowell in Massachusetts, USA, where
I visited the New England Quilt Museum. At the time a wonderful display of quilts
from the American Civil War were being shown. They were owned by a private
collector who happened to be there when we visited. She told us many stories
about some of the quilts, the difficulties of obtaining cloth at the time and the love
and heartache that the wives and mothers and daughters had sewn into those
quilts. It was very interesting and moving. I purchased some reproduction material
from the museum and decided to make a quilt using the English paper piecing
method. A simple hexagon pattern and simple outline quilting produced a pleasing
to the eye quilt for the bed.




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