Selections from PIQF

Continuing our PIQF coverage here with this and one more post from PIQF, then we will be going onto QuiltCon coverage.

We have a number of PIQF quilts from the Wall category, Farm to Table, Traditional, World and Innovative categories. Here are pics of what piqued my interest. Enjoy!

Stuck in the Middle with You by Linda Toeniskoetter, quilted by Melanie Meadows

Stuck in the Middle with You by Linda Toeniskoetter, quilted by Melanie Meadows

Stuck in the Middle with You by Linda Toeniskoetter, quilted by Melanie Meadows

Stuck in the Middle with You by Linda Toeniskoetter, quilted by Melanie Meadows

She takes Flight by Betty Anne Guadalupe

She takes Flight by Betty Anne Guadalupe

She takes Flight by Betty Anne Guadalupe

She takes Flight by Betty Anne Guadalupe

Orbit by Patti Henderson Auburn, quilted by Beth Foust

Orbit by Patti Henderson Auburn, quilted by Beth Foust

Orbit by Patti Henderson Auburn, quilted by Beth Foust

Orbit by Patti Henderson Auburn, quilted by Beth Foust

One-Corner Log Cabin by Pamela Rocco

One-Corner Log Cabin by Pamela Rocco

One-Corner Log Cabin by Pamela Rocco

One-Corner Log Cabin by Pamela Rocco

Modern Spin by Claudis Shearer

Modern Spin by Claudis Shearer

Modern Spin by Claudis Shearer

Modern Spin by Claudis Shearer

Mare's Tails by Marcia DeCamp

Mare’s Tails by Marcia DeCamp

Mare's Tails by Marcia DeCamp

Mare’s Tails by Marcia DeCamp

Jogakbo by Youngmin Lee

Jogakbo by Youngmin Lee

Jogakbo by Youngmin Lee

Jogakbo by Youngmin Lee

Sashed Serpentine Curves by Mary Mashuta

Sashed Serpentine Curves by Mary Mashuta

Sashed Serpentine Curves by Mary Mashuta

Sashed Serpentine Curves by Mary Mashuta

Mexican Pinata by Rene Jennings

Mexican Pinata by Rene Jennings

Mexican Pinata by Rene Jennings

Mexican Pinata by Rene Jennings

Kailua by Cynthia Vogt

Kailua by Cynthia Vogt

Kailua by Cynthia Vogt

Kailua by Cynthia Vogt

Homage to String Quilt by Anna Chan, quilted by Diane Torres

Homage to String Quilt by Anna Chan, quilted by Diane Torres

Homage to String Quilt by Anna Chan, quilted by Diane Torres

Homage to String Quilt by Anna Chan, quilted by Diane Torres

Flywheel Rondo 2 by Nancy Bardach

Flywheel Rondo 2 by Nancy Bardach

Flywheel Rondo 2 by Nancy Bardach

Flywheel Rondo 2 by Nancy Bardach

Fire in the Stone by Kimberly Lacy

Fire in the Stone by Kimberly Lacy

Fire in the Stone by Kimberly Lacy

Fire in the Stone by Kimberly Lacy

Dream Quilt by Hysterine Rankin, Gift of Bruce Berman, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Dream Quilt by Hysterine Rankin, Gift of Bruce Berman, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Dream Quilt by Hysterine Rankin, Gift of Bruce Berman, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Dream Quilt by Hysterine Rankin, Gift of Bruce Berman, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Circuit Board by Pamela Rocco, quilted by Louise Goodenough

Circuit Board by Pamela Rocco, quilted by Louise Goodenough

Circuit Board by Pamela Rocco, quilted by Louise Goodenough

Circuit Board by Pamela Rocco, quilted by Louise Goodenough

Blue Modern by Jomama Van Loo

Blue Modern by Jomama Van Loo

Blue Modern by Jomama Van Loo

Blue Modern by Jomama Van Loo

Amish Bars Variation Quilt by Gwen Marston & Joe Cunningham, from San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Amish Bars Variation Quilt by Gwen Marston & Joe Cunningham, from San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Amish Bars Variation Quilt by Gwen Marston & Joe Cunningham, from San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Amish Bars Variation Quilt by Gwen Marston & Joe Cunningham, from San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

All Straight Lines by Vickie VanKoten, quilted by Pat Roche

All Straight Lines by Vickie VanKoten, quilted by Pat Roche

All Straight Lines by Vickie VanKoten, quilted by Pat Roche

All Straight Lines by Vickie VanKoten, quilted by Pat Roche

9-Patch Windmill by Birgit Schueller

9-Patch Windmill by Birgit Schueller

9-Patch Windmill by Birgit Schueller

9-Patch Windmill by Birgit Schueller

Stormy Weather by Darlynn Evans

Stormy Weather by Darlynn Evans

Stormy Weather by Darlynn Evans

Stormy Weather by Darlynn Evans

Sugar by Judy Tucker

Sugar by Judy Tucker

Sugar by Judy Tucker

Sugar by Judy Tucker

Swirling Circles and Stripes by Mary Mashuta

Swirling Circles and Stripes by Mary Mashuta

Swirling Circles and Stripes by Mary Mashuta

Swirling Circles and Stripes by Mary Mashuta

Then You Made Me Smile by Dawn Herrell-Jones

Then You Made Me Smile by Dawn Herrell-Jones

Then You Made Me Smile by Dawn Herrell-Jones

Then You Made Me Smile by Dawn Herrell-Jones

Yellow Improv by Irelle Beatie

Yellow Improv by Irelle Beatie

Yellow Improv by Irelle Beatie

Yellow Improv by Irelle Beatie

'Leafy" Sea Dragon by Lois Parish-Evans

‘Leafy” Sea Dragon by Lois Parish-Evans

'Leafy" Sea Dragon by Lois Parish-Evans

‘Leafy” Sea Dragon by Lois Parish-Evans

Boundary by Susan Else

Boundary by Susan Else

Boundary by Susan Else

Boundary by Susan Else

Field of Quilted Dreams by Mel Beach

Field of Quilted Dreams by Mel Beach

Field of Quilted Dreams by Mel Beach

Field of Quilted Dreams by Mel Beach

Jinny's Palette by Christel Pietschmann

Jinny’s Palette by Christel Pietschmann

Jinny's Palette by Christel Pietschmann

Jinny’s Palette by Christel Pietschmann

Tomorrow Never Knows by Diane Herbort

Tomorrow Never Knows by Diane Herbort

Tomorrow Never Knows by Diane Herbort

Tomorrow Never Knows by Diane Herbort

The Pursuit of Happiness by Robin Felton, quilted by Bella Bamert

The Pursuit of Happiness by Robin Felton, quilted by Bella Bamert

The Pursuit of Happiness by Robin Felton, quilted by Bella Bamert

The Pursuit of Happiness by Robin Felton, quilted by Bella Bamert

Furrows by Charlotte Noll

Furrows by Charlotte Noll

Furrows by Charlotte Noll

Furrows by Charlotte Noll

Fresh Beginnings by Monica Mondragon

Fresh Beginnings by Monica Mondragon

Fresh Beginnings by Monica Mondragon

Fresh Beginnings by Monica Mondragon

Follow and Fruitful Fields by Lisa Ellis

Follow and Fruitful Fields by Lisa Ellis

Follow and Fruitful Fields by Lisa Ellis

Follow and Fruitful Fields by Lisa Ellis

Fifty Color Kaleidoscope by June Nyvall

Fifty Color Kaleidoscope by June Nyvall

Fifty Color Kaleidoscope by June Nyvall

Fifty Color Kaleidoscope by June Nyvall

QuiltCon 2015: Applique category Quilts

Here we are again, back to our final sets of quilts from the exhibitions from QuiltCon 2015. Next up we have the Applique category sponsored by Cherrywood Fabrics.  Later this week, we will have the Michael Miller Challenge and the Small Quilts category. Some pretty amazing quilts here!

Lost and Found in Translation by Victoria Findlay Wolfe. New York, New York.

Lost and Found in Translation by Victoria Findlay Wolfe. New York, New York.

Lost and Found in Translation by Victoria Findlay Wolfe. New York, New York.

Lost and Found in Translation by Victoria Findlay Wolfe. New York, New York.

Bowls and Balls #2 by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon.

Bowls and Balls #2 by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon.

Bowls and Balls #2 by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon.

Bowls and Balls #2 by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon.

Outside the Box by Jenny Voss. Nampa, idaho.

Outside the Box by Jenny Voss. Nampa, idaho.

Outside the Box by Jenny Voss. Nampa, idaho.

Outside the Box by Jenny Voss. Nampa, idaho.

[The American Context #68] by Luke Haynes. Los Angeles, California.

[The American Context #68] by Luke Haynes. Los Angeles, California.

[The American Context #68] by Luke Haynes. Los Angeles, California.

[The American Context #68] by Luke Haynes. Los Angeles, California.

Tiki Dilemma by Jodi Robinson. Enon Valley, Pennsylvania.

Tiki Dilemma by Jodi Robinson. Enon Valley, Pennsylvania.

Tiki Dilemma by Jodi Robinson. Enon Valley, Pennsylvania.

Tiki Dilemma by Jodi Robinson. Enon Valley, Pennsylvania.

Turn Down For What by Lauren Palmer. Lexington, Kentucky.

Turn Down For What by Lauren Palmer. Lexington, Kentucky.

Turn Down For What by Lauren Palmer. Lexington, Kentucky.

Turn Down For What by Lauren Palmer. Lexington, Kentucky.

Rocket 88 by Latifah Saafir. Los Angeles, California. Quilted by Lisa Alexakis.

Rocket 88 by Latifah Saafir. Los Angeles, California. Quilted by Lisa Alexakis.

Rocket 88 by Latifah Saafir. Los Angeles, California. Quilted by Lisa Alexakis.

Rocket 88 by Latifah Saafir. Los Angeles, California. Quilted by Lisa Alexakis.

The Conan Quilt by Alison Chambers. San Antonio, Texas.

The Conan Quilt by Alison Chambers. San Antonio, Texas.

The Conan Quilt by Alison Chambers. San Antonio, Texas

The Conan Quilt by Alison Chambers. San Antonio, Texas

Chosen 2 by Catherine Redford. Naperville, Illinois.

Chosen 2 by Catherine Redford. Naperville, Illinois.

Chosen 2 by Catherine Redford. Naperville, Illinois.

Chosen 2 by Catherine Redford. Naperville, Illinois.

Catenary by Carolyn Friedlander. Lake Wales, Florida.

Catenary by Carolyn Friedlander. Lake Wales, Florida.

Catenary by Carolyn Friedlander. Lake Wales, Florida.

Catenary by Carolyn Friedlander. Lake Wales, Florida.

Self-Study #4: The One for T by Chawne Kimber. Easton, Pennsylvania.

Self-Study #4: The One for T by Chawne Kimber. Easton, Pennsylvania.

Self-Study #4: The One for T by Chawne Kimber. Easton, Pennsylvania.

Self-Study #4: The One for T by Chawne Kimber. Easton, Pennsylvania.

Sticks and Stones: The Border Test by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon.

Sticks and Stones: The Border Test by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon.

Sticks and Stones: The Border Test by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon.

Sticks and Stones: The Border Test by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon.

Hometown Quilt by Gina Pina. Austin, Texas.

Hometown Quilt by Gina Pina. Austin, Texas.

Hometown Quilt by Gina Pina. Austin, Texas.

Hometown Quilt by Gina Pina. Austin, Texas.

[The American Context #16] Christina's World by Luke Haynes. Los Angeles, California.

[The American Context #16] Christina’s World by Luke Haynes. Los Angeles, California.

[The American Context #16] Christina's World by Luke Haynes. Los Angeles, California.

[The American Context #16] Christina’s World by Luke Haynes. Los Angeles, California.

Off The Chart by Lynn Harris. Chelsea, Michigan.

Off The Chart by Lynn Harris. Chelsea, Michigan.

Off The Chart by Lynn Harris. Chelsea, Michigan.

Off The Chart by Lynn Harris. Chelsea, Michigan.

Off Center by Charlotte Noll. Lauderhill, Florida.

Off Center by Charlotte Noll. Lauderhill, Florida.

Off Center by Charlotte Noll. Lauderhill, Florida.

Off Center by Charlotte Noll. Lauderhill, Florida.

33 by Gabriela Kirst. Grass Valley, CA.

33 by Gabriela Kirst. Grass Valley, CA.

33 by Gabriela Kirst. Grass Valley, CA.

33 by Gabriela Kirst. Grass Valley, CA.

Survivor by Jennifer Benoit-Bryan. Cicero, Illinois.

Survivor by Jennifer Benoit-Bryan. Cicero, Illinois.

Survivor by Jennifer Benoit-Bryan. Cicero, Illinois.

Survivor by Jennifer Benoit-Bryan. Cicero, Illinois.

Grand Canal by Casey York. St. Louis, Missouri. Quilted by Ann McNew.

Grand Canal by Casey York. St. Louis, Missouri. Quilted by Ann McNew.

Grand Canal by Casey York. St. Louis, Missouri. Quilted by Ann McNew.

Grand Canal by Casey York. St. Louis, Missouri. Quilted by Ann McNew.

Botanics in Green by Carolyn Friedlander. Lake Wales, Florida.

Botanics in Green by Carolyn Friedlander. Lake Wales, Florida.

Botanics in Green by Carolyn Friedlander. Lake Wales, Florida.

Botanics in Green by Carolyn Friedlander. Lake Wales, Florida.

Typewriter No. 5 by Jessica Toye. Kansas City, Missouri. 3rd Place, Applique Category, QuiltCon 2015.

Typewriter No. 5 by Jessica Toye. Kansas City, Missouri. 3rd Place, Applique Category, QuiltCon 2015.

Typewriter No. 5 by Jessica Toye. Kansas City, Missouri. 3rd Place, Applique Category, QuiltCon 2015.

Typewriter No. 5 by Jessica Toye. Kansas City, Missouri. 3rd Place, Applique Category, QuiltCon 2015.

The Dishes Can Wait by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon. 2nd Place, Applique Category, QuiltCon 2015.

The Dishes Can Wait by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon. 2nd Place, Applique Category, QuiltCon 2015.

The Dishes Can Wait by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon. 2nd Place, Applique Category, QuiltCon 2015.

The Dishes Can Wait by Rachel Kerley. Hillsboro, Oregon. 2nd Place, Applique Category, QuiltCon 2015.

Anniversary Quilt by Katrina Hertzer. Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 2st Place, Applique category, QuiltCon 2015

Anniversary Quilt by Katrina Hertzer. Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 2st Place, Applique category, QuiltCon 2015

Anniversary Quilt by Katrina Hertzer. Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 2st Place, Applique category, QuiltCon 2015

Anniversary Quilt by Katrina Hertzer. Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 2st Place, Applique category, QuiltCon 2015

QuiltCon 2015: Use of Negative Space part 2

And now Part 2 of the Use of Negative Space category from QuiltCon 2015, sponsored by APQS with the winners of the category at the end of the post.  We still have a couple of categories and the special exhibitions to go, and some other non QuiltCon exhibitions, books to review, fabric to talk about, and quilters to meet. Stay tuned!

Colorado 4x4 by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver, Colorado.

Colorado 4×4 by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver, Colorado.

Colorado 4x4 by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver, Colorado.

Colorado 4×4 by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver, Colorado.

Diamond Chains by Charlotte Noll. Lauderhill, Florida.

Diamond Chains by Charlotte Noll. Lauderhill, Florida.

Diamond Chains by Charlotte Noll. Lauderhill, Florida.

Diamond Chains by Charlotte Noll. Lauderhill, Florida.

Boxed In by Elizabeth Dackson. Land O Lakes, Florida.

Boxed In by Elizabeth Dackson. Land O Lakes, Florida.

Boxed In by Elizabeth Dackson. Land O Lakes, Florida.

Boxed In by Elizabeth Dackson. Land O Lakes, Florida. 

My Way by Pamela Rocco. Santa Cruz, California. Quilted by Susan Spencer, Scotts Valley, California.

My Way by Pamela Rocco. Santa Cruz, California. Quilted by Susan Spencer, Scotts Valley, California.

My Way by Pamela Rocco. Santa Cruz, California. Quilted by Susan Spencer, Scotts Valley, California.

My Way by Pamela Rocco. Santa Cruz, California. Quilted by Susan Spencer, Scotts Valley, California.

 

Haberdashery by Amy Friend. West Newbury, Massachusetts

Haberdashery by Amy Friend. West Newbury, Massachusetts

Haberdashery by Amy Friend. West Newbury, Massachusetts

Haberdashery by Amy Friend. West Newbury, Massachusetts

Transmission by Phoebe Harrell. Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. Quilted by Geri Smith.

Transmission by Phoebe Harrell. Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. Quilted by Geri Smith.

Transmission by Phoebe Harrell. Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. Quilted by Geri Smith.

Transmission by Phoebe Harrell. Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. Quilted by Geri Smith.

Dots by Svetlana Sotak. Batavia, Illinois.

Dots by Svetlana Sotak. Batavia, Illinois.

Dots by Svetlana Sotak. Batavia, Illinois.

Dots by Svetlana Sotak. Batavia, Illinois.

Equalizer by Cheryl Arkison. Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Equalizer by Cheryl Arkison. Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Equalizer by Cheryl Arkison. Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Equalizer by Cheryl Arkison. Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Letting Go by Andrew Steinbrecher. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Letting Go by Andrew Steinbrecher. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Letting Go by Andrew Steinbrecher. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Letting Go by Andrew Steinbrecher. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tuning Fork #12 by Heather Pregger. Fort Worth, Texas.

Tuning Fork #12 by Heather Pregger. Fort Worth, Texas.

Tuning Fork #12 by Heather Pregger. Fort Worth, Texas.

Tuning Fork #12 by Heather Pregger. Fort Worth, Texas.

Chandelier by Lee Heinrich. Mequon, Wisconsin.

Chandelier by Lee Heinrich. Mequon, Wisconsin.

Chandelier by Lee Heinrich. Mequon, Wisconsin.

Chandelier by Lee Heinrich. Mequon, Wisconsin.

Redirected by Hollie Lobosky. Venice, California.

Redirected by Hollie Lobosky. Venice, California.

Mod Hex 2 by Jen Sorenson. Northborough, Massachusetts.

Mod Hex 2 by Jen Sorenson. Northborough, Massachusetts.

Mod Hex 2 by Jen Sorenson. Northborough, Massachusetts.

Mod Hex 2 by Jen Sorenson. Northborough, Massachusetts.

Lowcountry Sunset by Kimberly McPeake by Charleston, South Carolina.

Lowcountry Sunset by Kimberly McPeake by Charleston, South Carolina.

Lowcountry Sunset by Kimberly McPeake by Charleston, South Carolina.

Lowcountry Sunset by Kimberly McPeake by Charleston, South Carolina.

Pike's Peak by Cheryl Brickey. Greer, South Carolina.

Pike’s Peak by Cheryl Brickey. Greer, South Carolina.

Pike's Peak by Cheryl Brickey. Greer, South Carolina.

Pike’s Peak by Cheryl Brickey. Greer, South Carolina.

Eggs and Darts by Amanda Leins. Gansevoort, New York. Pieced by Susan Bishop.

Eggs and Darts by Amanda Leins. Gansevoort, New York. Pieced by Susan Bishop.

Eggs and Darts by Amanda Leins. Gansevoort, New York. Pieced by Susan Bishop.

Eggs and Darts by Amanda Leins. Gansevoort, New York. Pieced by Susan Bishop.

Peek by Melanie Tuazon by Livingston, New Jersey.

Peek by Melanie Tuazon by Livingston, New Jersey.

Peek by Melanie Tuazon by Livingston, New Jersey.

Peek by Melanie Tuazon by Livingston, New Jersey.

Museum Windows by Melissa Fontanese, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Museum Windows by Melissa Fontanese, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Somewhat Herringbone by Dorie Schwarz. Mason, Michigan

Somewhat Herringbone by Dorie Schwarz. Mason, Michigan

Somewhat Herringbone by Dorie Schwarz. Mason, Michigan

Somewhat Herringbone by Dorie Schwarz. Mason, Michigan

Comma Comet by Janet Gannon. Katy, Texas. Quilted by Pam Biswas.

Comma Comet by Janet Gannon. Katy, Texas. Quilted by Pam Biswas.

Comma Comet by Janet Gannon. Katy, Texas. Quilted by Pam Biswas.

Comma Comet by Janet Gannon. Katy, Texas. Quilted by Pam Biswas.

Wake Up! Wake Up! by Amy Dame. Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

Wake Up! Wake Up! by Amy Dame. Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

Wake Up! Wake Up! by Amy Dame. Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

Wake Up! Wake Up! by Amy Dame. Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

STAR'D by Kristy Daum. St. Louis, Missouri.

STAR’D by Kristy Daum. St. Louis, Missouri.

STAR'D by Kristy Daum. St. Louis, Missouri.

STAR’D by Kristy Daum. St. Louis, Missouri.

Cycles 2 by Leanne Chahley. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Cycles 2 by Leanne Chahley. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Cycles 2 by Leanne Chahley. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Cycles 2 by Leanne Chahley. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Floating Jewels by Tanya Heldman. Los Angeles, California.

Floating Jewels by Tanya Heldman. Los Angeles, California.

 

Floating Jewels by Tanya Heldman. Los Angeles, California.

Floating Jewels by Tanya Heldman. Los Angeles, California.

Sea Glass Herringbone by Claire Jain. Austin, Texas.

Sea Glass Herringbone by Claire Jain. Austin, Texas.

Read Between the Lines by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver Colorado. 3rd Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Read Between the Lines by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver Colorado. 3rd Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Read Between the Lines by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver Colorado. 3rd Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Read Between the Lines by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver Colorado. 3rd Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Color Play by Kari Vojtechovsky. Centennial, Colorado. Quilted by Susan Santistevan. 2nd Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Color Play by Kari Vojtechovsky. Centennial, Colorado. Quilted by Susan Santistevan. 2nd Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Color Play by Kari Vojtechovsky. Centennial, Colorado. Quilted by Susan Santistevan. 2nd Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Color Play by Kari Vojtechovsky. Centennial, Colorado. Quilted by Susan Santistevan. 2nd Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Blackbird Fly by Krista Hennebury. North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. First Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Blackbird Fly by Krista Hennebury. North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. First Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Blackbird Fly by Krista Hennebury. North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. First Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.

Blackbird Fly by Krista Hennebury. North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. First Place, Use of Negative Space category, QuiltCon 2015.