Saturday, July 16, 2016

Illinois Valley Quilter's Guild Quilt Show

Today I went to the IVQG Quilt Show.  Last December, I won a quilt that this guild made for a breast cancer group to raffle off.  That quilt is now on my bed.  I love it! 

Right off the bat, I saw a framed hexie quilt. (you can click on each picture to make it larger).






I had to laugh at this next one.  So cute!








This next quilt is a great way to 'frame' a small 'picture' and turn it into a lovely large bed quilt.





I took a picture of this next quilt to encourage a blogging buddy of mine (Terri) who has just tried crumb piecing in the past week or so.






This next quilt reminds me of the modern blocks I made last year for a Treadle On block exchange.  I really need to put my blocks together.





This is a wonderfully whimsical quilt.




Captain Dick, who started Treadle On, made a similar quilt a while back.  It's on my 'bucket list'.
















The guild also had a great pin cushion display (darn, not for sale;)
These are the last of the quilts that I took pictures of. 

I had a fun day.  I stopped at 5 thrift stores, went to the quilt show, and also visited a quilt shop (where I ran into Mary).  I bought backing fabric for at least 6 quilts at the quilt shop. 

Hope you are having a great weekend, too!

12 comments:

  1. So many gorgeous quilts. The one with the pieced flowers that look like applique is gorgeous. So did you find wonderful things at the thrift shops?

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  2. Thank you for sharing again today - what variety this show had.

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  3. A visit to a quilt show is always so inspiring. Thanks for sharing your photos with us.

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  4. A visit to a quilt show is always so inspiring. Thanks for sharing your photos with us.

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  5. You had an amazing day! Again, you found some gorgeous quilts. I love the Glacier Star. Did you find any sewing machines at the thrift shops? ~Jeanne

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  6. Wow, you did have a great day, it sounds busy and fun. Thanks for taking us along again.

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  7. Another great show! Love seeing quilts I would have no other way to see! Thanks for including the labels.

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  8. Wow - thanks for sharing your fun Cheryl! Such a nice variety of quilts - it would be hard to choose a favorite. Loved the pincushions too :*)

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  9. There is a lot of talent in that group. Thanks for sharing it.

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  10. Thanks for the tour, and for thinking of me. I did learn some good things from the crumb quilt. Some mighty fine others there too. Love the pineapple.
    Hugs

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  11. Wonderful quilts and show. Thanks so much for the tour.

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  12. Fabulous quilts! Great seeing you in Batavia this weekend!

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