Monday, May 24, 2010
Thursday, May 20, 2010
The Mini Quilt Auction raised over $2,000 for charities.
Thanks to everyone who made a mini even if I didn't get their names to attach to their quilts.
And many thanks to Sammie Messick who organized it.
Click here to see a blog post about our show:
Posted by Barbara Brackman at 7:43 AM
Monday, May 17, 2010
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Renae Haddadin won first prize for quilting at the MQS show a few years ago.
The 14th Annual Machine Quilters Showcase is May 12-15 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park Kansas. Admission: $10.
For more information click here:
Posted by Barbara Brackman at 8:26 AM
Joyce Colton said she was inspired by an old postage stamp quilt.
I happened to come across it on Cindy's Quilt's website
Joyce's is much more dramatic.
She also said she intended to make a 4-block but you know how they sometimes grow.
Posted by Barbara Brackman at 7:15 AM
Sunday, May 9, 2010
Trunk show ready to go
Read more about Bonnie here:
And register for the workshop here:
And see her popular blog Quiltville
Posted by Barbara Brackman at 7:20 AM
Friday, May 7, 2010
Red and Black Fan by Joyce Colton
Joyce pieced the fan with a stack and whack ruler.
A Lawrence blog called Scientific Quilter mentions our show:
Posted by Barbara Brackman at 7:13 AM
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Monday, May 3, 2010
One treat at the Quilt Show was this intricate quilt pieced in 1883. Priscilla Chambers Nance made it in southern Missouri and decades later quilted it in Oklahoma.
She passed it on in her family with the name Rocky Mountain.
Many might call it New York Beauty but this would probably not sit well with a Southerner like Priscilla.
It's a common Southern pattern often called Crown of Thorns or Rocky Mountain
in Tennessee, Georgia and Texas where it was particularly popular at the end of the 19th century.
Here's a variation probably made from the Mountain Mist pattern in the 1930-1960 era.
In the 1930s Mountain Mist batting company printed a pattern and called it New York Beauty.
Two vintage versions with blocks on the square rather than on point.
Posted by Barbara Brackman at 6:55 AM