Friday, August 26, 2011

On with the Show

Pull up a chair and make yourself comfortable , you might like to make yourself a cuppa or a tall glass of cool lemonade and a snack or two as I have quite a few photos to share . This quilt show took place in a church in a neighboring town ,it is common for churches to host quilt shows in this area as a fund raiser and I am so glad they do as I never tire of seeing quilts so on with the show and I hope you enjoy my photos.
This gives you an idea of how they display the quilts on the church pews and this is not a small church so there are a lot of quilts on display ,more than they had last year and also they are all for sale . In this church it is not a stipulation that they are all handquilted so you do see some machine quilted work by some talented machine quilters .
As many of you will know by now I love scrappy quilts so this one took my eye , just love it!!
Another scrappy one .

Another star quilt , I do love star blocks .
This is a lovely sampler quilt is soft colors .
Lots of movement in this quilt .
 I took this picture for those purple lovers out there .
 I was a little surprised to  see this one for sale as it is an antique cathedral windows , how can they sell it , it is lovely.
A simple nine patch with gorgeous machine quilting.
Isn't this Mother Goose quilt adorable !
A simple design with a rather interesting border .
I wanted to call this lady and ask her if she wants to sew my hexies together and make me a quilt like this , I know all those One Flower Wednesday gals will love this one , makes you want to make more right!
Loved the addition of applique in the corners of this beauty .
I loved the quilting in this one too , sure wish I could do that :-)

I won't push my luck , this is the last one for now , another great scrappy quilt , why am I so taken by scrappy , well probably because I have so many  ;-) I hope you enjoyed this little show and I do have one more show to share which is a local quilt guild but that is for another day . Hope you have a terrific Friday .
 hugs Sheila


15 comments:

  1. Loved the show...the one that stuck out the most was the Mother goose one...all of them were awesome...

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  2. thanks for sharing such beautiful quilts with us. They are all gorgeous.

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  3. Such gorgeous quilts. Thank you for sharing.

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  4. Lovely quilts - thanks for showing them.. the scrappy ones caught my eye too..
    Hugz

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  5. Wonderful quilts! Thanks for sharing the show :)

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  6. Those are some awesome quilts! I always love a beautiful cathedral windows quilt and that one is just beautiful!
    Thank you for sharing these goodies with us!

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  7. Love the way they display the quilts! You get to see them upclose this way! Thanks for all the photos and please keep them coming!! Happy sewing, hugs, Daniëlle

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  8. Dear Sheila,
    thank you for sharing. Wonderful pictures, lovely quilts and a beautiful place to show them, the first picture impresses me.
    liebe Grüße
    Bente

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  9. All so beautiful. Thanks Sheila. Thanks for the purple quilt. :) lol The Mother Goose quilt is by an Aussie designer. Hugs,

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  10. All the quilts are beautiful. Such a variety. I love the sampler in the soft colours.

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  11. I just loved the Cathedral windows quilt... I am with you, how on earth can they sell it?? Thankyou so much Sheila. Will never get tired of quilt show photos..xx

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  12. Could you feel someone looking over your shoulder? That would be Me! There were lots of lovely quilts there. I love scrap quilts too. I have actually made the design in the first quilt shown.Amazing for 'she who does not piece'. Lol!
    Enjoyed my tour Sheila. Thank you.

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  13. Great quilt show and what a unique way to display them.

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  14. whow what a wonderful lot of quilts Sheila,and what a great way of displaying them

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  15. Thanks so much for sharing the photos with us. So many wonderful quilts for sale, if would be hard to just pick one to buy!

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