Voices in Cloth 2014: Part Five

Only one more round to go after this, so enjoy. More quilts from The Voices in Cloth 2014 Exhibition put on by the East Bay Heritage Quilt Guild.  Part Five:

Swamplandia by Patt Bagdon

Swamplandia by Patt Bagdon

Swamplandia by Patt Bagdon

Swamplandia by Patt Bagdon

Japanese Puzzle by Mabry Benson

Japanese Puzzle by Mabry Benson

Japanese Puzzle by Mabry Benson

Japanese Puzzle by Mabry Benson

Japanese Eggplant by Susan Lambert, quilted by New Pieces

Japanese Eggplant by Susan Lambert, quilted by New Pieces

Japanese Eggplant by Susan Lambert, quilted by New Pieces

Japanese Eggplant by Susan Lambert, quilted by New Pieces

Two Minds: Mixed Emotions by Sally Pooler

Two Minds: Mixed Emotions by Sally Pooler

Two Minds: Mixed Emotions by Sally Pooler

Two Minds: Mixed Emotions by Sally Pooler

Moon Over The Mountain by Robin Halprin, quilted by Kathy Ritter, New Pieces

Moon Over The Mountain by Robin Halprin, quilted by Kathy Ritter, New Pieces

Moon Over The Mountain by Robin Halprin, quilted by Kathy Ritter, New Pieces

Moon Over The Mountain by Robin Halprin, quilted by Kathy Ritter, New Pieces

Where No Man Has Gone Before by Sally Socolich

Where No Man Has Gone Before by Sally Socolich

Where No Man Has Gone Before by Sally Socolich

Where No Man Has Gone Before by Sally Socolich

Pacific Moments by Mirka Knaster,  inspired by Christine Barne's book The Quilter's Color Club

Pacific Moments by Mirka Knaster,  inspired by Christine Barne’s book The Quilter’s Color Club

Pacific Moments by Mirka Knaster,  inspired by Christine Barne's book The Quilter's Color Club

Pacific Moments by Mirka Knaster,  inspired by Christine Barne’s book The Quilter’s Color Club

Return to California by Mary Risard Burnett, quilted by Melissa Quilter

Return to California by Mary Risard Burnett, quilted by Melissa Quilter

Return to California by Mary Risard Burnett, quilted by Melissa Quilter

Return to California by Mary Risard Burnett, quilted by Melissa Quilter

Blue Moon by Heather Jacobson, quilted by Kathy Ritter at New Pieces

Blue Moon by Heather Jacobson, quilted by Kathy Ritter at New Pieces

Blue Moon by Heather Jacobson, quilted by Kathy Ritter at New Pieces

Blue Moon by Heather Jacobson, quilted by Kathy Ritter at New Pieces

Moroccan Tiles by Dana Prichard, quilted by Sue Fox

Moroccan Tiles by Dana Prichard, quilted by Sue Fox

Moroccan Tiles by Dana Prichard, quilted by Sue Fox

Moroccan Tiles by Dana Prichard, quilted by Sue Fox

J Puzzle Number 2 by Margo Weeks, quilted by Rebecca Rohrkast

J Puzzle Number 2 by Margo Weeks, quilted by Rebecca Rohrkaste

J Puzzle Number 2 by Margo Weeks, quilted by Rebecca Rohrkast

J Puzzle Number 2 by Margo Weeks, quilted by Rebecca Rohrkast

A Circle Game by Mary Jo Morris, design from Kathy Doughty's book Making Quilts

A Circle Game by Mary Jo Morris, design from Kathy Doughty’s book Making Quilts

A Circle Game by Mary Jo Morris, design from Kathy Doughty's book Making Quilts

A Circle Game by Mary Jo Morris, design from Kathy Doughty’s book Making Quilts

Prison Grid by Cele Stauduhar, quilted by Melissa Quilter

Prison Grid by Cele Stauduhar, quilted by Melissa Quilter

Prison Grid by Cele Stauduhar, quilted by Melissa Quilter

Prison Grid by Cele Stauduhar, quilted by Melissa Quilter

Voices in Cloth 2014: Part One.

Well, I have been waiting to begin the coverage of the Voices in Cloth 2014 exhibition, and I can’t wait any little longer. So we will intersperse coverage of the show with continuing coverage of the Pop Rox project round-up. The Voices in Cloth 2014 Exhibition, put on by the East Bay Heritage Quilters was at the Craneway Pavilion on the Richmond waterfront near the end of March for 2 days only. A dramatic space, a bustling crowd and great local vendors added to the exhibition buzz.

There were some trends in this group of curated quilts, mostly from local northern California quilters. There were a lot of silks, linens and other than standard quilting cotton used.  There were hand-dyed fabric and batiks, and quite a bit of Asian influence. There were interesting combinations of traditional fabrics in modern quiet designs and modern fabrics in more traditional quilt designs. And many art quilts. And lots of color!

As usual, you are subject to the whim of my curatorial eye. I just take pictures of the quilts I really like. Now I am going to show you my top ten favorite quilts from the show (in no particular order) I have 60 more quilts to go so this will be a several part series.  Here are the first few and my favs, all for different reasons:

Silk Arithmetic by Stacey Sharman

Silk Arithmetic by Stacey Sharman

Silk Arithmetic by Stacey Sharman

Silk Arithmetic by Stacey Sharman

Scattered Rings by Jane Herlihy

Scattered Rings by Jane Herlihy

Scattered Rings by Jane Herlihy

Scattered Rings by Jane Herlihy

Plaid One by Eleanor Dugan. Quilted by Dani Lawler.

Plaid One by Eleanor Dugan. Quilted by Dani Lawler.

Plaid One by Eleanor Dugan. Quilted by Dani Lawler.

Plaid One by Eleanor Dugan. Quilted by Dani Lawler.

Quilt in Forever and a Day by Amy Adair

Quilt in Forever and a Day by Amy Adair. Inspired by Gypsy Kisses by Kathy Doughty.

Quilt in Forever and a Day by Amy Adair. Inspired by Gypsy Kisses by Kathy Doughty.

Quilt in Forever and a Day by Amy Adair. Inspired by Gypsy Kisses by Kathy Doughty.

Quilt in Forever and a Day by Amy Adair. Inspired by Gypsy Kisses by Kathy Doughty.

Quilt in Forever and a Day by Amy Adair. Inspired by Gypsy Kisses by Kathy Doughty.

3 Fans by Sally Pooler

3 Fans by Sally Pooler

 

3 Fans by Sally Pooler

3 Fans by Sally Pooler

Explosion 3 by Barb Strick

Explosion 3 by Barb Strick

Explosion 3 by Barb Strick

Explosion 3 by Barb Strick

Explosion 3 by Barb Strick

Explosion 3 by Barb Strick

Inclinations by Ellen Wong

Inclinations by Ellen Wong

Inclinations by Ellen Wong

Inclinations by Ellen Wong

My Traveling Quilt by Leah Brown. Quilted by Kathy Ritter.

My Traveling Quilt by Leah Brown. Quilted by Kathy Ritter.

My Traveling Quilt by Leah Brown. Quilted by Kathy Ritter.

My Traveling Quilt by Leah Brown. Quilted by Kathy Ritter.

Not Entirely My Fault by Rebecca Rohrkaste. Quilt pattern by Kathy Doughty.

Not Entirely My Fault by Rebecca Rohrkaste. Quilt pattern by Kathy Doughty.

Not Entirely My Fault by Rebecca Rohrkaste. Quilt pattern by Kathy Doughty.

Not Entirely My Fault by Rebecca Rohrkaste. Quilt pattern by Kathy Doughty.

Not Entirely My Fault by Rebecca Rohrkaste. Quilt pattern by Kathy Doughty.

Not Entirely My Fault by Rebecca Rohrkaste. Quilt pattern by Kathy Doughty.

Springtime Harmony by Cynthia Sanders, quilted by Sue Fox

Springtime Harmony by Cynthia Sanders, quilted by Sue Fox

Springtime Harmony by Cynthia Sanders, quilted by Sue Fox

Springtime Harmony by Cynthia Sanders, quilted by Sue Fox