QuiltCon 2016: Group or Bee Quilts

While we continue to cover the exhibitions from QuiltCon West that was in Pasadena, California in February of this year, we know QuiltCon East will be in Savannah, Georgia in 2017, AND we now know QuiltCon West will once again be in Pasadena  in 2018. February 22-25, 2018 to be exact. Mark your calendars!

Here we have the Group or Bee quilts from QuiltCon West 2016 put on by The Modern Quilt Guild. Some beauties!

Pathways by Janet Schoenfeld and the Baltimore Modern Quilt Guild

Pathways by Janet Schoenfeld and the Baltimore Modern Quilt Guild

Pathways by Janet Schoenfeld and the Baltimore Modern Quilt Guild

Pathways by Janet Schoenfeld and the Baltimore Modern Quilt Guild

Layered Conversations by Amanda Leins, Sue Bishop, quilted by Penny Barnes

Layered Conversations by Amanda Leins, Sue Bishop, quilted by Penny Barnes

Layered Conversations by Amanda Leins, Sue Bishop, quilted by Penny Barnes

Layered Conversations by Amanda Leins, Sue Bishop, quilted by Penny Barnes

The Modern Strip Quilt by Las Vegas Modern Quilt Guild

The Modern Strip Quilt by Las Vegas Modern Quilt Guild

The Modern Strip Quilt by Las Vegas Modern Quilt Guild

The Modern Strip Quilt by Las Vegas Modern Quilt Guild

Twisted Sisters Quilt by Stephanie Ruyle and the Denver Metro Modern Quilt Guild

Twisted Sisters Quilt by Stephanie Ruyle and the Denver Metro Modern Quilt Guild

Twisted Sisters Quilt by Stephanie Ruyle and the Denver Metro Modern Quilt Guild

Twisted Sisters Quilt by Stephanie Ruyle and the Denver Metro Modern Quilt Guild

Piece Offering by Dionne Matthies-Buban and members of the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild

Piece Offering by Dionne Matthies-Buban and members of the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild

Piece Offering by Dionne Matthies-Buban and members of the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild

Piece Offering by Dionne Matthies-Buban and members of the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild

Mod Mood by Debbie Jeske with and in conjunction with Bee Sewcial

Mod Mood by Debbie Jeske with and in conjunction with Bee Sewcial

Mod Mood by Debbie Jeske with and in conjunction with Bee Sewcial

Mod Mood by Debbie Jeske with and in conjunction with Bee Sewcial

Enthusiasm by Rossie Hutchinson, pieced by Jenna Brand, Lynn Harris, Emily Schildhouse, Dorie Schwartz, quilted by Lynn Harris

Enthusiasm by Rossie Hutchinson, pieced by Jenna Brand, Lynn Harris, Emily Schildhouse, Dorie Schwartz, quilted by Lynn Harris

Enthusiasm by Rossie Hutchinson, pieced by Jenna Brand, Lynn Harris, Emily Schildhouse, Dorie Schwartz, quilted by Lynn Harris

Enthusiasm by Rossie Hutchinson, pieced by Jenna Brand, Lynn Harris, Emily Schildhouse, Dorie Schwartz, quilted by Lynn Harris

Little Tents by Daisy Aschehoug and the Baton Rouge Modern Quilt Guild

Little Tents by Daisy Aschehoug and the Baton Rouge Modern Quilt Guild

Little Tents by Daisy Aschehoug and the Baton Rouge Modern Quilt Guild

Little Tents by Daisy Aschehoug and the Baton Rouge Modern Quilt Guild

Group Self Portrait by Gina Pina and the Austin Modern Quilt Guild

Group Self Portrait by Gina Pina and the Austin Modern Quilt Guild

Group Self Portrait by Gina Pina and the Austin Modern Quilt Guild

Group Self Portrait by Gina Pina and the Austin Modern Quilt Guild

I Love Sewing by Neva Asinari and the Central New Jersey Modern Quilt Guild

I Love Sewing by Neva Asinari and the Central New Jersey Modern Quilt Guild

I Love Sewing by Neva Asinari and the Central New Jersey Modern Quilt Guild

I Love Sewing by Neva Asinari and the Central New Jersey Modern Quilt Guild

Emerging Illusion by Allison Dutton and members of the Emerge Circle of Do. Good Stitches

Emerging Illusion by Allison Dutton and members of the Emerge Circle of Do. Good Stitches

Emerging Illusion by Allison Dutton and members of the Emerge Circle of Do. Good Stitches

Emerging Illusion by Allison Dutton and members of the Emerge Circle of Do. Good Stitches

Mistwraith by Rossie Hutchinson and the Ann Arbor Quilt Guild

Mistwraith by Rossie Hutchinson and the Ann Arbor Quilt Guild

Mistwraith by Rossie Hutchinson and the Ann Arbor Quilt Guild

Mistwraith by Rossie Hutchinson and the Ann Arbor Quilt Guild

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.

QuiltCon 2015: Improvisation category quilts Part 2!

Here we have the second installment of the improvisation category of quilts from QuiltCon 2015, including the award winners in this category. Scroll down!

Juicy by Charlotte Newland. London, England, UK.

Juicy by Charlotte Newland. London, England, UK.

Juicy by Charlotte Newland. London, England, UK.

Juicy by Charlotte Newland. London, England, UK.

Northwest by Stacey Sharman. Berkeley, CA.

Northwest by Stacey Sharman. Berkeley, CA.

Northwest by Stacey Sharman. Berkeley, CA.

Northwest by Stacey Sharman. Berkeley, CA.

Tuning Fork #13 by Heather Pregger. Fort Worth, TX.

Tuning Fork #13 by Heather Pregger. Fort Worth, TX.

Tuning Fork #13 by Heather Pregger. Fort Worth, TX.

Tuning Fork #13 by Heather Pregger. Fort Worth, TX.

Fade into Gray by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver, Colorado.

Fade into Gray by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver, Colorado.

Fade into Gray by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver, Colorado.

Fade into Gray by Stephanie Ruyle. Denver, Colorado.

Yin Yang by Serena Brooks. Los Angeles, CA.

Yin Yang by Serena Brooks. Los Angeles, CA.

Yin Yang by Serena Brooks. Los Angeles, CA.

Yin Yang by Serena Brooks. Los Angeles, CA.

Intersection by Neva Asinari. Hillsborough, NJ.

Intersection by Neva Asinari. Hillsborough, NJ.

Intersection by Neva Asinari. Hillsborough, NJ.

Intersection by Neva Asinari. Hillsborough, NJ.

Improvisation by Patricia Lutteral. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Improvisation by Patricia Lutteral. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Improvisation by Patricia Lutteral. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Improvisation by Patricia Lutteral. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Infinite Whispers by Jennifer Chon. Shadow Hills, CA.

Infinite Whispers by Jennifer Chon. Shadow Hills, CA.

Infinite Whispers by Jennifer Chon. Shadow Hills, CA.

Infinite Whispers by Jennifer Chon. Shadow Hills, CA.

In Anniston by Chawne Kimber. Easton, PA.

In Anniston by Chawne Kimber. Easton, PA.

In Anniston by Chawne Kimber. Easton, PA.

In Anniston by Chawne Kimber. Easton, PA.

Abby's Abstract II by Amanda Jean Nyberg. Clearwater, MN.

Abby’s Abstract II by Amanda Jean Nyberg. Clearwater, MN.

Abby's Abstract II by Amanda Jean Nyberg. Clearwater, MN.

Abby’s Abstract II by Amanda Jean Nyberg. Clearwater, MN.

Untitled (Improv Half-Log Cabin) by Heather Jones. Springboro, Ohio.

Untitled (Improv Half-Log Cabin) by Heather Jones. Springboro, Ohio.

Untitled (Improv Half-Log Cabin) by Heather Jones. Springboro, Ohio.

Untitled (Improv Half-Log Cabin) by Heather Jones. Springboro, Ohio.

Fade into Black by Sarah Lowry. Carrborro, North Carolina.

Fade into Black by Sarah Lowry. Carrborro, North Carolina.

Fade into Black by Sarah Lowry. Carrborro, North Carolina.

Fade into Black by Sarah Lowry. Carrborro, North Carolina.

Kelly Quilt by Maritza Soto. Cambridge, MA.

Kelly Quilt by Maritza Soto. Cambridge, MA.

Kelly Quilt by Maritza Soto. Cambridge, MA.

Kelly Quilt by Maritza Soto. Cambridge, MA.

A Dance for Emily by Rossie Hutchinson. Manchester, Michigan.

A Dance for Emily by Rossie Hutchinson. Manchester, Michigan.

A Dance for Emily by Rossie Hutchinson. Manchester, Michigan.

A Dance for Emily by Rossie Hutchinson. Manchester, Michigan.

From This Day Forward by Tina Michalik. Santa Cruz, CA.

From This Day Forward by Tina Michalik. Santa Cruz, CA.

From This Day Forward by Tina Michalik. Santa Cruz, CA.

From This Day Forward by Tina Michalik. Santa Cruz, CA.

Mosaic by Pamela Rocco. Santa Cruz, CA. Quilted by Susan Spencer.

Mosaic by Pamela Rocco. Santa Cruz, CA. Quilted by Susan Spencer.

Mosaic by Pamela Rocco. Santa Cruz, CA. Quilted by Susan Spencer.

Mosaic by Pamela Rocco. Santa Cruz, CA. Quilted by Susan Spencer.

Full Bloom by Latifah Saafir. Los Angeles, CA.

Full Bloom by Latifah Saafir. Los Angeles, CA.

Full Bloom by Latifah Saafir. Los Angeles, CA.

Full Bloom by Latifah Saafir. Los Angeles, CA.

Face #1 by Melissa Averinos. West Barnstable, MA. Judge's Choice, QuiltCon 2015.

Face #1 by Melissa Averinos. West Barnstable, MA. Judge’s Choice, QuiltCon 2015.

Face #1 by Melissa Averinos. West Barnstable, MA. Judge's Choice, QuiltCon 2015.

Face #1 by Melissa Averinos. West Barnstable, MA. Judge’s Choice, QuiltCon 2015.

For Tanya by Emily Coffey. Lane Junaluska, NC. Judge's Choice, QuiltCon 2015

For Tanya by Emily Coffey. Lane Junaluska, NC. Judge’s Choice, QuiltCon 2015

For Tanya by Emily Coffey. Lane Junaluska, NC. Judge's Choice, QuiltCon 2015

For Tanya by Emily Coffey. Lane Junaluska, NC. Judge’s Choice, QuiltCon 2015

This Way by Tricia Royal. Chicago, IL. 3rd Place, Improvisation category, QuiltCon 2015

This Way by Tricia Royal. Chicago, IL. 3rd Place, Improvisation category, QuiltCon 2015

Aleph Bet by Serena Brooks. Los Angeles, CA. 2nd Place Improvisation category, QuiltCon 2015.

Aleph Bet by Serena Brooks. Los Angeles, CA. 2nd Place Improvisation category, QuiltCon 2015.

Aleph Bet by Serena Brooks. Los Angeles, CA. 2nd Place Improvisation category, QuiltCon 2015.

Aleph Bet by Serena Brooks. Los Angeles, CA. 2nd Place Improvisation category, QuiltCon 2015.

The Rabbit Hole by Nydia Kehnle. Monroe, NY. 1st Place Improvisation Category, QuiltCon 2015

The Rabbit Hole by Nydia Kehnle. Monroe, NY. 1st Place Improvisation Category, QuiltCon 2015

The Rabbit Hole by Nydia Kehnle. Monroe, NY. 1st Place Improvisation Category, QuiltCon 2015

The Rabbit Hole by Nydia Kehnle. Monroe, NY. 1st Place Improvisation Category, QuiltCon 2015