QuiltCon 2016: Appliqué category quilts

Today we are showing all the quilts from the Appliqué category of the QuiltCon 2016 exhibition.  Next up are the Youth quilts. A strong showing this year in this category. I like the variety. Enjoy!

Windy by Emily Parson

Windy by Emily Parson

Windy by Emily Parson

Windy by Emily Parson

5/325 by Hillary Goodwin

5/325 by Hillary Goodwin

5/325 by Hillary Goodwin

5/325 by Hillary Goodwin

Black Lives Matter by Karen Maple

Black Lives Matter by Karen Maple

Black Lives Matter by Karen Maple

Black Lives Matter by Karen Maple

Cut & Keep by GinaPina

Cut & Keep by Gina Pina

Cut & Keep by GinaPina

Cut & Keep by Gina Pina

Central Pivot by Kim Eichler-Messmer

Central Pivot by Kim Eichler-Messmer

Central Pivot by Kim Eichler-Messmer

Central Pivot by Kim Eichler-Messmer

Gwenny's Woodpile by Karen Duling

Gwenny’s Woodpile by Karen Duling

Gwenny's Woodpile by Karen Duling

Gwenny’s Woodpile by Karen Duling

Modern Wedding Ring by Katherine Dithmer

Modern Wedding Ring by Katherine Dithmer

Modern Wedding Ring by Katherine Dithmer

Modern Wedding Ring by Katherine Dithmer

DripnSplash by Katherine Jones

DripnSplash by Katherine Jones

DripnSplash by Katherine Jones

DripnSplash by Katherine Jones

Ebb by Carolyn Friedlander

Ebb by Carolyn Friedlander

Ebb by Carolyn Friedlander

Ebb by Carolyn Friedlander

Road Work by Debbie Grifka

Road Work by Debbie Grifka

Road Work by Debbie Grifka

Road Work by Debbie Grifka

Flower Doodle by Lindsey Neill, quilted by Sarah Wilson of Crinklelove

Flower Doodle by Lindsey Neill, quilted by Sarah Wilson of Crinklelove

Flower Doodle by Lindsey Neill, quilted by Sarah Wilson of Crinklelove

Flower Doodle by Lindsey Neill, quilted by Sarah Wilson of Crinklelove

Roundabout by Nancy Thornburg, quilted by Natalia Bonne

Roundabout by Nancy Thornburg, quilted by Natalia Bonne

Roundabout by Nancy Thornburg, quilted by Natalia Bonne

Roundabout by Nancy Thornburg, quilted by Natalia Bonne

Every Little Hungry Schoolgirl's Pride and Joy by Rebecca Burnett

Every Little Hungry Schoolgirl’s Pride and Joy by Rebecca Burnett

Every Little Hungry Schoolgirl's Pride and Joy by Rebecca Burnett

Every Little Hungry Schoolgirl’s Pride and Joy by Rebecca Burnett

Forever by Debbie Grifka

Forever by Debbie Grifka

Forever by Debbie Grifka

Forever by Debbie Grifka

Blurred Lines by Sandra Johnson

Blurred Lines by Sandra Johnson

Blurred Lines by Sandra Johnson

Blurred Lines by Sandra Johnson

Alturas Carkai by Carolyn Friedlander

Alturas Carkai by Carolyn Friedlander

Alturas Carkai by Carolyn Friedlander

Alturas Carkai by Carolyn Friedlander

QuiltCon 2016: Minimalist category, Part 1 of 2

Bit of a gap in coverage, life does get in the way at times. We shall be accelerating the remaining QuiltCon 2016 coverage as there are so many other things to share!

Here are half of the quilts from the Minimalist Category from QuiltCon West 2016. Enjoy!

Thorughly Modern Jacquie by Katherine Jones

Thorughly Modern Jacquie by Katherine Jones

Thorughly Modern Jacquie by Katherine Jones

Thorughly Modern Jacquie by Katherine Jones

You and Me by Kristyn McCoy

You and Me by Kristyn McCoy

You and Me by Kristyn McCoy

You and Me by Kristyn McCoy

Off the Grid by Michelle Bencsko, pieced and quilted by Linda Spiridon

Off the Grid by Michelle Bencsko, pieced and quilted by Linda Spiridon

Off the Grid by Michelle Bencsko, pieced and quilted by Linda Spiridon

Off the Grid by Michelle Bencsko, pieced and quilted by Linda Spiridon

Mid-Mod-Pods by Anya Byam

Mid-Mod-Pods by Anya Byam

Mid-Mod-Pods by Anya Byam

Mid-Mod-Pods by Anya Byam

Sunburst by Yvonne Fuchs

Sunburst by Yvonne Fuchs

Sunburst by Yvonne Fuchs

Sunburst by Yvonne Fuchs

Represent by Debbie Grifka

Represent by Debbie Grifka

Represent by Debbie Grifka

Represent by Debbie Grifka

QBI (The Quiet Beauty of Imperfection) by Jenny Lyon

QBI (The Quiet Beauty of Imperfection) by Jenny Lyon

QBI (The Quiet Beauty of Imperfection) by Jenny Lyon

QBI (The Quiet Beauty of Imperfection) by Jenny Lyon

Message in the Dark by Sarah Maxwell, quilted by Sarabeth Rebe

Message in the Dark by Sarah Maxwell, quilted by Sarabeth Rebe

Message in the Dark by Sarah Maxwell, quilted by Sarabeth Rebe

Message in the Dark by Sarah Maxwell, quilted by Sarabeth Rebe

Primarily Minions by Irene Roderick

Primarily Minions by Irene Roderick

Primarily Minions by Irene Roderick

Primarily Minions by Irene Roderick

002 by Arianna Caggiano

002 by Arianna Caggiano

002 by Arianna Caggiano

002 by Arianna Caggiano

I Have This Thing With Floors by Lorena Uriarte

I Have This Thing With Floors by Lorena Uriarte

I Have This Thing With Floors by Lorena Uriarte

I Have This Thing With Floors by Lorena Uriarte

House Plan by Pam Rocco

House Plan by Pam Rocco

House Plan by Pam Rocco

House Plan by Pam Rocco

Inverted #1 by Carson Converse

Inverted #1 by Carson Converse

Inverted #1 by Carson Converse

Inverted #1 by Carson Converse

Blind by Nancy Purvis

Blind by Nancy Purvis

Blind by Nancy Purvis

Blind by Nancy Purvis

Just point Me in the Right Direction by Cindy Wiens, quilted by Darby Myer

Just point Me in the Right Direction by Cindy Wiens, quilted by Darby Myer

Just point Me in the Right Direction by Cindy Wiens, quilted by Darby Myer

Just point Me in the Right Direction by Cindy Wiens, quilted by Darby Myer

001 by Arianna Caggiano

001 by Arianna Caggiano

001 by Arianna Caggiano

001 by Arianna Caggiano

6one2 by Colby Lowrey

6one2 by Colby Lowrey

6one2 by Colby Lowrey

6one2 by Colby Lowrey

Arrowhead Quilt - Berry Colorway by Kristi Schroeder

Arrowhead Quilt – Berry Colorway by Kristi Schroeder

Arrowhead Quilt - Berry Colorway by Kristi Schroeder

Arrowhead Quilt – Berry Colorway by Kristi Schroeder

Circles in Squares by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill

Circles in Squares by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill

Circles in Squares by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill

Circles in Squares by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill

QuiltCon 2016: Use of Negative Space

Now we have the quilts from QuiltCon 2016 Use of Negative Space category.  Some of my favorite quilts from the show were in this category…of course then there is the improvisational category.  We’ll cover that next.  Enjoy!

The Color of Squares by Juli Smith

The Color of Squares by Juli Smith

The Color of Squares by Juli Smith

The Color of Squares by Juli Smith

Modern Fans by Suzy Williams, quilted by Quantum Quilts

Modern Fans by Suzy Williams, quilted by Quantum Quilts

Modern Fans by Suzy Williams, quilted by Quantum Quilts

Modern Fans by Suzy Williams, quilted by Quantum Quilts

Falling by Kathy York

Falling by Kathy York

Falling by Kathy York

Falling by Kathy York

Activating Space Medallion by Jacquie Gering

Activating Space Medallion by Jacquie Gering

Activating Space Medallion by Jacquie Gering

Activating Space Medallion by Jacquie Gering

A Path in the Clouds by Dawn Golstab

A Path in the Clouds by Dawn Golstab

A Path in the Clouds by Dawn Golstab

A Path in the Clouds by Dawn Golstab

Bias 4 by Alissa Haight Carlton

Bias 4 by Alissa Haight Carlton

Bias 4 by Alissa Haight Carlton

Bias 4 by Alissa Haight Carlton

Bullseye by Vicki Ruebel

Bullseye by Vicki Ruebel

Bullseye by Vicki Ruebel

Bullseye by Vicki Ruebel

Diamonds in the Rough by Tina Guthmann

Diamonds in the Rough by Tina Guthmann

Diamonds in the Rough by Tina Guthmann

Diamonds in the Rough by Tina Guthmann

Color Study (Triangles) by Erika Mulvenna

Color Study (Triangles) by Erika Mulvenna

Color Study (Triangles) by Erika Mulvenna

Color Study (Triangles) by Erika Mulvenna

Changing Hexies by Heather Black

Changing Hexies by Heather Black

Changing Hexies by Heather Black

Changing Hexies by Heather Black

Catching Up by Kathryn Simel, quilted by Stacey Bendure

Catching Up by Kathryn Simel, quilted by Stacey Bendure

Catching Up by Kathryn Simel, quilted by Stacey Bendure

Catching Up by Kathryn Simel, quilted by Stacey Bendure

Color Bars by Melody Baker

Color Bars by Melody Baker

Color Bars by Melody Baker

Color Bars by Melody Baker

Clerestory by Debbie Grifka

Clerestory by Debbie Grifka

Clerestory by Debbie Grifka

Clerestory by Debbie Grifka

Dowie by Emily Cier, quilted by Angela Walters

Dowie by Emily Cier, quilted by Angela Walters

Dowie by Emily Cier, quilted by Angela Walters

Dowie by Emily Cier, quilted by Angela Walters

Drip by Suzy Williams, quilted by Quantum Quilts

Drip by Suzy Williams, quilted by Quantum Quilts

Drip by Suzy Williams, quilted by Quantum Quilts

Drip by Suzy Williams, quilted by Quantum Quilts

Echoes by Leanne Chahley

Echoes by Leanne Chahley

Echoes by Leanne Chahley

Echoes by Leanne Chahley

Fraction by Louise Orth

Fraction by Louise Orth

Fraction by Louise Orth

Fraction by Louise Orth

Find Joy by Nicole Maroon

Find Joy by Nicole Maroon

Find Joy by Nicole Maroon

Find Joy by Nicole Maroon

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades by Rebecca Burnett

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades by Rebecca Burnett

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades by Rebecca Burnett

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades by Rebecca Burnett

Modern Glacier by Pamela Gavin, quilted by Darla Hennessee Hall

Modern Glacier by Pamela Gavin, quilted by Darla Hennessee Hall

Modern Glacier by Pamela Gavin, quilted by Darla Hennessee Hall

Modern Glacier by Pamela Gavin, quilted by Darla Hennessee Hall

Orange Ripple by Kari Anderson

Orange Ripple by Kari Anderson

Orange Ripple by Kari Anderson

Orange Ripple by Kari Anderson

Paper Cranes by Sylvia Schaefer

Paper Cranes by Sylvia Schaefer

Paper Cranes by Sylvia Schaefer

Paper Cranes by Sylvia Schaefer

Reflection by Nancy Purvis, quilted by Mary Gregory

Reflection by Nancy Purvis, quilted by Mary Gregory

Reflection by Nancy Purvis, quilted by Mary Gregory

Reflection by Nancy Purvis, quilted by Mary Gregory

Red Hot by Shawna Doering

Red Hot by Shawna Doering

Red Hot by Shawna Doering

Red Hot by Shawna Doering

Skylight View by Jennifer Rossotti

Skylight View by Jennifer Rossotti

Skylight View by Jennifer Rossotti

Skylight View by Jennifer Rossotti

Young Prince (Charming) by Stacie Dolin

Young Prince (Charming) by Stacie Dolin

Young Prince (Charming) by Stacie Dolin

Young Prince (Charming) by Stacie Dolin

Under Currents by Patty Sloniger, quilted by Pam Biswas

Under Currents by Patty Sloniger, quilted by Pam Biswas

Under Currents by Patty Sloniger, quilted by Pam Biswas

Under Currents by Patty Sloniger, quilted by Pam Biswas

The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts by Cassandra Beaver

The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts by Cassandra Beaver

The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts by Cassandra Beaver

The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts by Cassandra Beaver

Uncommom Time by Claudia Gomez

Uncommom Time by Claudia Gomez

Uncommom Time by Claudia Gomez

Uncommom Time by Claudia Gomez

White Spaces by Bev Bird

White Spaces by Bev Bird

White Spaces by Bev Bird

White Spaces by Bev Bird

Sunset on the Bay by Juli Smith

Sunset on the Bay by Juli Smith

Sunset on the Bay by Juli Smith

Sunset on the Bay by Juli Smith

Retroreflective by Stephanie Ruyle

Retroreflective by Stephanie Ruyle

Retroreflective by Stephanie Ruyle

Retroreflective by Stephanie Ruyle

PIQF-The Modern Quilt Competition Part Two

Here is the 2nd installment of the Modern: Mid-Centory Modern challenge at the Pacific International Quilt Festival. Selections from other categories coming up next!

Suits by Arleen Kukua

Suits by Arleen Kukua

Suits by Arleen Kukua

Suits by Arleen Kukua

The Spectrum of the Ordinary by Kristin Shields

The Spectrum of the Ordinary by Kristin Shields

The Spectrum of the Ordinary by Kristin Shields

The Spectrum of the Ordinary by Kristin Shields

The Disintegration of the Persistence by Sylvia Schaefer

The Disintegration of the Persistence by Sylvia Schaefer

The Disintegration of the Persistence by Sylvia Schaefer

The Disintegration of the Persistence by Sylvia Schaefer

Center Diamond Up Close by Michelle Boyd

Center Diamond Up Close by Michelle Boyd

Center Diamond Up Close by Michelle Boyd

Center Diamond Up Close by Michelle Boyd

Stacked by Elizabeth Lonnquist

Stacked by Elizabeth Lonnquist

Stacked by Elizabeth Lonnquist

Stacked by Elizabeth Lonnquist

Clerestory by Debbie Grifka

Clerestory by Debbie Grifka

Clerestory by Debbie Grifka

Clerestory by Debbie Grifka

Churn Dash Boogie-Woogie by Mickey Beebe, quilted by Toni McAuliffe

Churn Dash Boogie-Woogie by Mickey Beebe, quilted by Toni McAuliffe

Churn Dash Boogie-Woogie by Mickey Beebe, quilted by Toni McAuliffe

Churn Dash Boogie-Woogie by Mickey Beebe, quilted by Toni McAuliffe

White Spaces by Bev Bird

White Spaces by Bev Bird

White Spaces by Bev Bird

White Spaces by Bev Bird

Uncommon Time by Claudia Gomez

Uncommon Time by Claudia Gomez

Uncommon Time by Claudia Gomez

Uncommon Time by Claudia Gomez

Spiral Galaxy by Jean Hughes, quilted by Margrit Schwanck

Spiral Galaxy by Jean Hughes, quilted by Margrit Schwanck

Spiral Galaxy by Jean Hughes, quilted by Margrit Schwanck

Spiral Galaxy by Jean Hughes, quilted by Margrit Schwanck

Remembering Mondrian by Susan Cobb, quilted by Betty Anne Guadalupe

Remembering Mondrian by Susan Cobb, quilted by Betty Anne Guadalupe

Remembering Mondrian by Susan Cobb, quilted by Betty Anne Guadalupe

Remembering Mondrian by Susan Cobb, quilted by Betty Anne Guadalupe

Homeless by Kathy Heystee

Homeless by Kathy Heystee

Homeless by Kathy Heystee

Homeless by Kathy Heystee

Flower Exhibition by Leila Sigler

Flower Exhibition by Leila Sigler

Flower Exhibition by Leila Sigler

Flower Exhibition by Leila Sigler

Beach Spaces by Elizabeth Lonnquist

Beach Spaces by Elizabeth Lonnquist

Beach Spaces by Elizabeth Lonnquist

Beach Spaces by Elizabeth Lonnquist

American Modern by Carol Krueger

American Modern by Carol Krueger

American Modern by Carol Krueger

American Modern by Carol Krueger

Modern Quilt Guild 2014 Quilts of the Month

Also on display at QuiltCon 2015 were the Modern Quilt Guild‘s 2014 Quilts of the Month. Each month, members of the Modern Quilt Guild receive a free PDF quilt pattern designed by a fellow MQG member.

My apologies–somehow I came home without the month of June! But here are the rest of the months of 2014.

p.s. June–send me photos! 🙂

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: January. Broken Bars by Rebecca Roach. Austin MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: January. Broken Bars by Rebecca Roach. Austin MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: January. Broken Bars by Rebecca Roach. Austin MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: January. Broken Bars by Rebecca Roach. Austin MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: February. Zephyr by Debbie Grifka. Ann Arbor MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: February. Zephyr by Debbie Grifka. Ann Arbor MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: February. Zephyr by Debbie Grifka. Ann Arbor MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: February. Zephyr by Debbie Grifka. Ann Arbor MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: March. Modern X by Christa Watson.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: March. Modern X by Christa Watson.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: March. Modern X by Christa Watson.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: March. Modern X by Christa Watson.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: April. Stretched Shoo Fly by Josee Carrier. Montreal MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: April. Stretched Shoo Fly by Josee Carrier. Montreal MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: April. Stretched Shoo Fly by Josee Carrier. Montreal MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: April. Stretched Shoo Fly by Josee Carrier. Montreal MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: May. Improv Echoed Hexagons by Rossie Hutchinson.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: May. Improv Echoed Hexagons by Rossie Hutchinson. Ann Arbor MQG

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: May. Improv Echoed Hexagons by Rossie Hutchinson.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: May. Improv Echoed Hexagons by Rossie Hutchinson. Ann Arbor MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: July. Boats Boats Boats! by Brenda Ratliff. Ann Arbor MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: July. Boats Boats Boats! by Brenda Ratliff. Ann Arbor MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: July. Boats Boats Boats! by Brenda Ratliff. Ann Arbor MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: July. Boats Boats Boats! by Brenda Ratliff. Ann Arbor MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: August. Kite Tails by Amy Friend. Seacoast MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: August. Kite Tails by Amy Friend. Seacoast MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: August. Kite Tails by Amy Friend. Seacoast MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: August. Kite Tails by Amy Friend. Seacoast MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: September. Chess on the Steps by Krista Hennebury. Vancouver MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: September. Chess on the Steps by Krista Hennebury. Vancouver MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: September. Chess on the Steps by Krista Hennebury. Vancouver MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: September. Chess on the Steps by Krista Hennebury. Vancouver MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: October. Shifted by Kristy Daum. St. Louis MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: October. Shifted by Kristy Daum. St. Louis MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: October. Shifted by Kristy Daum. St. Louis MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month: October. Shifted by Kristy Daum. St. Louis MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month:November. Plumage by Casey York. St. Louis MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month:November. Plumage by Casey York. St. Louis MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month:November. Plumage by Casey York. St. Louis MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month:November. Plumage by Casey York. St. Louis MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month:December. Arrows by Hemamalini Elumalai. Boston MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month:December. Arrows by Hemamalini Elumalai. Boston MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month:December. Arrows by Hemamalini Elumalai. Boston MQG.

MQG 2014 Quilt of the Month:December. Arrows by Hemamalini Elumalai. Boston MQG.