QuiltCon 2016: Piecing category, Part 2 of 2

Here is Part 2 of the piecing category from QuiltCon 2016. Some super interesting piecing going on, that is for sure. Congratulations to the makers/designers.

Next up is the minimalist category.

Zag by Kari Anderson

Zag by Kari Anderson

Zag by Kari Anderson

Zag by Kari Anderson

Under the Radar by Corinne Sovey

Under the Radar by Corinne Sovey

Under the Radar by Corinne Sovey

Under the Radar by Corinne Sovey

Diamonds Quilt #2 by Tara Faughnan

Diamonds Quilt #2 by Tara Faughnan

Diamonds Quilt #2 by Tara Faughnan

Diamonds Quilt #2 by Tara Faughnan

Shape Shifting by Dawn Golstab

Shape Shifting by Dawn Golstab

Shape Shifting by Dawn Golstab

Shape Shifting by Dawn Golstab

Big Love by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill

Big Love by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill

Big Love by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill

Big Love by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill

Ephemera by Jennifer Rossotti

Ephemera by Jennifer Rossotti

Ephemera by Jennifer Rossotti

Ephemera by Jennifer Rossotti

Fish & Visitors by Rebecca Burnett

Fish & Visitors by Rebecca Burnett

Fish & Visitors by Rebecca Burnett

Fish & Visitors by Rebecca Burnett

Cog by Emily Cier, quilted by Angela Walters

Cog by Emily Cier, quilted by Angela Walters

Cog by Emily Cier, quilted by Angela Walters

Cog by Emily Cier, quilted by Angela Walters

Plaid on Point by Jennifer Jones Rossotti. quilted by Darby Myers, quiltedsquid.blogspot.com

Plaid on Point by Jennifer Jones Rossotti. quilted by Darby Myers, quiltedsquid.blogspot.com

Plaid on Point by Jennifer Jones Rossotti. quilted by Darby Myers, quiltedsquid.blogspot.com

Plaid on Point by Jennifer Jones Rossotti. quilted by Darby Myers, quiltedsquid.blogspot.com

Kaleido by Jeanne Jenkins

Kaleido by Jeanne Jenkins

Kaleido by Jeanne Jenkins

Kaleido by Jeanne Jenkins

Concordia by Nancy Purvis

Concordia by Nancy Purvis

Concordia by Nancy Purvis

Concordia by Nancy Purvis

Crackle by Amy Garro

Crackle by Amy Garro

Crackle by Amy Garro

Crackle by Amy Garro

Forest Abstractions by Violet Craft

Forest Abstractions by Violet Craft

Forest Abstractions by Violet Craft

Forest Abstractions by Violet Craft

Fruit Flavors by Mary Menzer

Fruit Flavors by Mary Menzer

Fruit Flavors by Mary Menzer

Fruit Flavors by Mary Menzer

Kupka by Andrea Deal

Kupka by Andrea Deal

Kupka by Andrea Deal

Kupka by Andrea Deal

Masquerade by Ben Darby

Masquerade by Ben Darby

Masquerade by Ben Darby

Masquerade by Ben Darby

Tumbling Paint Box by Jennifer Rossotti

Tumbling Paint Box by Jennifer Rossotti

Tumbling Paint Box by Jennifer Rossotti

Tumbling Paint Box by Jennifer Rossotti

Pointed Statement by Amy Friend

Pointed Statement by Amy Friend

Pointed Statement by Amy Friend

Pointed Statement by Amy Friend

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

QuiltCon-Modern Traditionalism

Now we have quilts from the Modern Traditionalism category from the QuiltCon exhibition.  We will follow in the coming weeks with all the categories, and then the special exhibits. I’ll be putting the prize winners for each category at the end in case you’re wondering! The rest of the quilts are in a random order.

These quilts are as described– modern but incorporating a traditional quilt block pattern.   Entrants to the show could submit as many quilts as they wanted, and after they were selected, the quilts were put into categories by QuiltCon. What makes them “modern”? Always a good discussion. For this purpose QuiltCon describes modernizing as “applying design elements such as alternate grid work, asymmetry, color, scale.”

Next up after this, we will have all the quilts from the Improvisation category. While you’re waiting, feast on Modern Traditionalism:

Half Square Triangles by Tara Faughnan, Oakland, California

Half Square Triangles by Tara Faughnan, Oakland, California

Half Square Triangles by Tara Faughnan, Oakland, California

Half Square Triangles by Tara Faughnan, Oakland, California

Freeflow by Lee Heinrich, Mequon, Wisconsin, quilted by Anne Books

Freeflow by Lee Heinrich, Mequon, Wisconsin, quilted by Anne Books

Freeflow by Lee Heinrich, Mequon, Wisconsin, quilted by Anne Books

Freeflow by Lee Heinrich, Mequon, Wisconsin, quilted by Anne Books

Spiderweb by Leslie Schmidt, Brooklyn, NY. Quilted by Cami Cress, aaquilting.com

Spiderweb by Leslie Schmidt, Brooklyn, NY. Quilted by Cami Cress, aaquilting.com

Spiderweb by Leslie Schmidt, Brooklyn, NY. Quilted by Cami Cress, aaquilting.com

Spiderweb by Leslie Schmidt, Brooklyn, NY. Quilted by Cami Cress, aaquilting.com

Under the Sea by Barbara Cline, Bridgewater, Virginia

Under the Sea by Barbara Cline, Bridgewater, Virginia

Under the Sea by Barbara Cline, Bridgewater, Virginia

Under the Sea by Barbara Cline, Bridgewater, Virginia

Steps by Carrie Strine, Forest Hills, New York

Steps by Carrie Strine, Forest Hills, New York

Steps by Carrie Strine, Forest Hills, New York

Steps by Carrie Strine, Forest Hills, New York

Harlequin Star by Ara Jane Olufson, Seattle, WA

Harlequin Star by Ara Jane Olufson, Seattle, WA

Harlequin Star by Ara Jane Olufson, Seattle, WA

Harlequin Star by Ara Jane Olufson, Seattle, WA

Absent Minded by Lauren Palmer, Lexington, Kentucky

Absent Minded by Lauren Palmer, Lexington, Kentucky

Absent Minded by Lauren Palmer, Lexington, Kentucky

Absent Minded by Lauren Palmer, Lexington, Kentucky

Melon Ice by Amy Friend. West Newbury, Massachusetts.

Melon Ice by Amy Friend. West Newbury, Massachusetts.

Melon Ice by Amy Friend. West Newbury, Massachusetts.

Melon Ice by Amy Friend. West Newbury, Massachusetts.

Modern Amish II by Mickey Beebe. Santa Cruz, California. Quilted by Toni McAuliffe.

Modern Amish II by Mickey Beebe. Santa Cruz, California. Quilted by Toni McAuliffe.

Modern Amish II by Mickey Beebe. Santa Cruz, California. Quilted by Toni McAuliffe.

Modern Amish II by Mickey Beebe. Santa Cruz, California. Quilted by Toni McAuliffe.

Modern Chevron Remix by Cynthia Whitten. Ladera Ranch, California. Quilted by Helen Baczynski.

Modern Chevron Remix by Cynthia Whitten. Ladera Ranch, California. Quilted by Helen Baczynski.

Apples Stars by Amy Garro, Indianapolis, Indiana. Quilted by Emily Sessions.

Apples Stars by Amy Garro, Indianapolis, Indiana. Quilted by Emily Sessions.

Apples Stars by Amy Garro, Indianapolis, Indiana. Quilted by Emily Sessions.

Apples Stars by Amy Garro, Indianapolis, Indiana. Quilted by Emily Sessions.

Color in Flight by Cynthia Whitten. Ladera Ranch, California. Quilted by Helen Baczynski.

Color in Flight by Cynthia Whitten. Ladera Ranch, California. Quilted by Helen Baczynski.

Color in Flight by Cynthia Whitten. Ladera Ranch, California. Quilted by Helen Baczynski.

Color in Flight by Cynthia Whitten. Ladera Ranch, California. Quilted by Helen Baczynski.

Wavelength by Lee Heinrich. Mequon, Wisconsin.

Wavelength by Lee Heinrich. Mequon, Wisconsin.

Wavelength by Lee Heinrich. Mequon, Wisconsin.

Wavelength by Lee Heinrich. Mequon, Wisconsin.

Modern Lily Bean by Claire Jain, Austin, Texas

Modern Lily Bean by Claire Jain, Austin, Texas

Modern Lily Bean by Claire Jain, Austin, Texas

Modern Lily Bean by Claire Jain, Austin, Texas

Anni by Jaime David. Roeland Park, Kansas.

Anni by Jaime David. Roeland Park, Kansas.

Anni by Jaime David. Roeland Park, Kansas.

Anni by Jaime David. Roeland Park, Kansas.

Woodcut by Holly DeGroot. Iron Mountain, Michigan.

Woodcut by Holly DeGroot. Iron Mountain, Michigan.

Woodcut by Holly DeGroot. Iron Mountain, Michigan.

Woodcut by Holly DeGroot. Iron Mountain, Michigan.

Prill by Rossie Hutchinson. Manchester, Michigan.

Prill by Rossie Hutchinson. Manchester, Michigan.

Prill by Rossie Hutchinson. Manchester, Michigan.

Prill by Rossie Hutchinson. Manchester, Michigan.

Gypsy Wife by Catherine Mosely. Cameron Park, New South Wales, Australia.

Gypsy Wife by Catherine Mosely. Cameron Park, New South Wales, Australia.

Gypsy Wife by Catherine Mosely. Cameron Park, New South Wales, Australia.

Gypsy Wife by Catherine Mosely. Cameron Park, New South Wales, Australia.

Fifty Shades of Geese by Patricia Roche, Chandler, AZ

Fifty Shades of Geese by Patricia Roche, Chandler, AZ

Fifty Shades of Geese by Patricia Roche, Chandler, AZ

Fifty Shades of Geese by Patricia Roche, Chandler, AZ

Sunset by Corinne Sovey, Austin, Texas

Sunset by Corinne Sovey, Austin, Texas

Sunset by Corinne Sovey, Austin, Texas

Sunset by Corinne Sovey, Austin, Texas

Spiced Chai Quilt by Katie Blakesley, Portland, Oregon

Spiced Chai Quilt by Katie Blakesley, Portland, Oregon

Spiced Chai Quilt by Katie Blakesley, Portland, Oregon

Spiced Chai Quilt by Katie Blakesley, Portland, Oregon

Improv Double Wedding Ring by Natalie Sabok, Attleboro, MA

Improv Double Wedding Ring by Natalie Sabok, Attleboro, MA

Improv Double Wedding Ring by Natalie Sabok, Attleboro, MA

Improv Double Wedding Ring by Natalie Sabok, Attleboro, MA

Back to Basics by Melissa Corry, Cedar City, Utah

Back to Basics by Melissa Corry, Cedar City, Utah

Back to Basics by Melissa Corry, Cedar City, Utah

Back to Basics by Melissa Corry, Cedar City, Utah

Grand Pineapple Dichotomy by Alison Lee, Raleigh, NC

Grand Pineapple Dichotomy by Alison Lee, Raleigh, NC

Grand Pineapple Dichotomy by Alison Lee, Raleigh, NC

Grand Pineapple Dichotomy by Alison Lee, Raleigh, NC

Untitled by Lindsay Stead, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Untitled by Lindsay Stead, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Untitled by Lindsay Stead, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Untitled by Lindsay Stead, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sunrise Sunset by Katherine Dithmer, League City. TX. Pieced and quilted by Christina Powell.

Sunrise Sunset by Katherine Dithmer, League City. TX. Pieced and quilted by Christina Powell.

Sunrise Sunset by Katherine Dithmer, League City. TX. Pieced and quilted by Christina Powell.

Sunrise Sunset by Katherine Dithmer, League City. TX. Pieced and quilted by Christina Powell.

Ducks in a Row by Rebecca Bryan, Wildwood, MS. Quilted by Angela Walters.

Ducks in a Row by Rebecca Bryan, Wildwood, MS. Quilted by Angela Walters.

Ducks in a Row by Rebecca Bryan, Wildwood, MS. Quilted by Angela Walters.

Ducks in a Row by Rebecca Bryan, Wildwood, MS. Quilted by Angela Walters.

LeMoyne Mum by Melinda Bazzelle, Lewisville, TX. Quilted by Dina Dye.

LeMoyne Mum by Melinda Bazzelle, Lewisville, TX. Quilted by Dina Dye.

LeMoyne Mum by Melinda Bazzelle, Lewisville, TX. Quilted by Dina Dye.

LeMoyne Mum by Melinda Bazzelle, Lewisville, TX. Quilted by Dina Dye.

Star Bright by Faith Jones, Lisle, Illinois

Star Bright by Faith Jones, Lisle, Illinois

Star Bright by Faith Jones, Lisle, Illinois

Star Bright by Faith Jones, Lisle, Illinois

Aqua by Nathalie Bearden, The Woodlands, Texas

Aqua by Nathalie Bearden, The Woodlands, Texas

Aqua by Nathalie Bearden, The Woodlands, Texas

Aqua by Nathalie Bearden, The Woodlands, Texas

Fly Away by Heather Jones, Springboro, OH

Fly Away by Heather Jones, Springboro, OH

Fly Away by Heather Jones, Springboro, OH

Fly Away by Heather Jones, Springboro, OH

Refresh by Anna Boenish, Seattle, WA

Refresh by Anna Boenish, Seattle, WA. 3rd Place, Modern Traditionalism Category, QuiltCon 2015

Refresh by Anna Boenish, Seattle, WA

Refresh by Anna Boenish, Seattle, WA. 3rd Place, Modern Traditionalism Category, QuiltCon 2015

Deconstructed Lonestar by Amy Struckmeyer, Oak Park, Illinois.

Deconstructed Lonestar by Amy Struckmeyer, Oak Park, Illinois. 2nd Place, Modern Traditionalsim category, QuiltCon 2015.

Deconstructed Lonestar by Amy Struckmeyer, Oak Park, Illinois.

Deconstructed Lonestar by Amy Struckmeyer, Oak Park, Illinois. 2nd Place, Modern Traditionalsim category, QuiltCon 2015.

Long Island Modern Sampler by Kim Soper, Centerport, New York

Long Island Modern Sampler by Kim Soper, Centerport, New York. 1st place Modern Traditionalism Category. QuiltCon 2015.

Long Island Modern Sampler by Kim Soper, Centerport, New York

Long Island Modern Sampler by Kim Soper, Centerport, New York. 1st place Modern Traditionalism Category. QuiltCon 2015.

QuiltCon Charity Quilts Part 2

Here we are with the second batch of shots of all the charity quilts at QuiltCon, presented by The Modern Quilt Guild.  In case you missed it, Part 1 can be found here with an explanation of the show. Next up, let’s see… quilts from The Modern Traditionalism category? Minimalism? Negative Space?  Tune in to find out. We have about 1300 quilts to show!

Again, if your guild had a quilt in the show, shoot me an e-mail or make a comment with the information for the credits. I would be glad to add it to the image. Don’t forgot to tell us where your quilt will be going!

QuiltCon Charity Quilt

QuiltCon Charity Quilt

QuiltCon Charity Quilt

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QuiltCon Charity Quilt

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QuiltCon Charity Quilt, "West Coast Migration" by individual MQG members from the west coast

QuiltCon Charity Quilt, “West Coast Migration” by individual MQG members from the west coast

QuiltCon Charity Quilt, "West Coast Migration" by individual MQG members from the west coast

QuiltCon Charity Quilt, “West Coast Migration” by individual MQG members from the west coast

QuiltCon Charity Quilt

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QuiltCon charity quilt, "Temporal Shift" by Essex County Modern Quilt Guild in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Original design and quilting  by Adrian Hansen-Kelly, collaboratively pieced by the guild.

QuiltCon charity quilt, “Temporal Shift” by Essex County Modern Quilt Guild in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Original design and quilting by Adrian Hansen-Kelly, collaboratively pieced by the guild.

QuiltCon charity quilt, "Temporal Shift" by Essex County Modern Quilt Guild in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Original design and quilting  by Adrian Hansen-Kelly, collaboratively pieced by the guild.

QuiltCon charity quilt, “Temporal Shift” by Essex County Modern Quilt Guild in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Original design and quilting by Adrian Hansen-Kelly, collaboratively pieced by the guild.

QuiltCon Charity Quilt

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QuiltCon Charity Quilts Part 1

Well, I am back from QuiltCon with enough shots of quilts to last for weeks, and weeks it will take to process them and load them up. So hang on for a fun and inspiring ride. QuiltCon was great–REALLY enjoyed it personally and thought it was very well done and well organized. The excitement was palpable. This IS a movement.

If you don’t know what QuiltCon is, this was the second conference put on by the national Modern Quilt Guild, which included workshops, lectures, a huge exhibition and events, all for the modern quilter. The first two, this year and 2013, years ago were in Austin, Texas. Next year it will be in Pasadena, California, and 2017 will be in Savannah, Georgia.

Normally I curate exhibitions and only take photos of the quilts that really speak to me. In this case I took photos of all the quilts, partly because the majority of them I did like, and partly because I really think the modern quilt movement needs to be documented.

The first thing we all saw were the QuiltCon Charity quilts which were lining the ballrooms that were the site of all the keynotes and lectures throughout the conference. The charity quilt challenge required “Modern Quilt Guilds to work collaboratively to create quilts using a pre-determined color palette and alternate grid design work.”  The quilts were twin size and were sewn entirely by each guild from design through finish quilting, and will be donated by each guild to a children’s shelter in their area. The challenge was sponsored and fabric provided by Cherrywood, Pink Castle Fabrics, Rock Paper Scissors, Sew Modern and The Intrepid Thread.

The quilts were hanging uncredited which I do think is in the spirit of a charity challenge, but for this venue I am glad to credit the guild who created them. So if anyone contacts me or comments with the guild info, I would be glad to add the credit information. Inquiring minds might want to know! And please forgive some of the photos. It was hard to get an unobstructed view of some quilts to take a whole quilt shot and some photos turn out better than others. But rest assured all the quilts could be viewed quite well in person!

Over the next 4-6 weeks I will be posting all the rest of the quilts in the exhibition by category, so stay tuned!

QuiltCon charity quilt

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QuiltCon charity quilt by Central Jersey Modern Quilt Guild. To be donated to the annual fundraising for SAVE, a local animal shelter.

QuiltCon charity quilt

QuiltCon charity quilt by Central Jersey Modern Quilt Guild. To be donated to the annual fundraising for SAVE, a local animal shelter.

QuiltCon charity quilt

QuiltCon charity quilt

QuiltCon charity quilt

QuiltCon charity quilt

"Silly Goose, Catch Me if You Can" a QuiltCon charity quilt and collaborative effort by the Jacksonville Modern Quilt Guild

“Silly Goose, Catch Me if You Can” a QuiltCon charity quilt and collaborative effort by the Jacksonville Modern Quilt Guild. Will be donated to a children’s charity to be auctioned off to raise the most money possible for the charity.

"Silly Goose, Catch Me if You Can" a QuiltCon charity quilt and collaborative effort by the Jacksonville Modern Quilt Guild

“Silly Goose, Catch Me if You Can” a QuiltCon charity quilt and collaborative effort by the Jacksonville Modern Quilt Guild. Will be donated to a children’s charity to be auctioned off to raise the most money possible for the charity.

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QuiltCon charity quilt by the South Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild in California.

QuiltCon charity quilt by the South Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild in California.

QuiltCon charity quilt by the South Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild in California.

QuiltCon charity quilt by the South Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild in California.

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QuiltCon charity quilt by The Lake Superior Modern Quilt Guild

QuiltCon charity quilt by The Lake Superior Modern Quilt Guild in Duluth, Minnesota. Bridge motif inspired by Duluth’s iconic Aerial Lift Bridge, and is also a replica of the guild’s logo designed by their president Deb Westerberg.

QuiltCon charity quilt by The Lake Superior Modern Quilt Guild

QuiltCon charity quilt by The Lake Superior Modern Quilt Guild

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QuiltCon charity quilt

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QuiltCon charity quilt by the Silicon Valley Modern Quilt Guild

QuiltCon charity quilt by the Silicon Valley Modern Quilt Guild

QuiltCon charity quilt by the Silicon Valley Modern Quilt Guild

QuiltCon charity quilt by the Silicon Valley Modern Quilt Guild

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