|I really liked this Orange Peel quilt.|
Yes, I could have been sewing today but I wasn't. Instead I went to the 2015 Eastwood Quilters Show at the heritage listed Brush Farm House.
There's nothing like rooms full of bright coloured quilts to chase away the gloom of a grey, rainy day.
Apologies in advance - my photos are rubbish. partly because the lighting wasn't too good and partly because I don't know how to operate the camera on the iPhone all that well.
Suffice to say that the quilts all look a lot darker than they were in real life.
Winning First in Show this year was the very talented Kay Murray with her quilt Meg's Garden.
|Reproduced with the kind permission of Kay Murray|
Another quilt that had me gushing was a lovely blue, cream, tan and brown quilt made my Annette Walker. Here's Annette with her quilt.
The colours were a lot softer than you see here. The quilt was hand-pieced and appliquéd then quilted by Kay. Design by Lynne Alchin.
The quilt above was made from all Civil War Reproduction fabrics.
This is A Star A Day and there were several variations. It was a special project by the Eastwood Quilters. It seems that few actually made the 365 hand pieced stars with the average around 195-200. Nothing to be ashamed of as they were all wonderful quilts. Each one finished differently and with its own character.
This quilt was from a pattern by Material Obsession and despite being rather challenging (the quilt-maker's remarks) it turned out really well I thought.
That's it for quilt shows. I need to knuckle down and get some sewing of my own done!