Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Quilt Show Part 1

I attended 2 quilt shows this weekend.
The first one was in the Tampa Convention Center and I have been waiting for months to attend this one.
I have no pictures to post about the Tampa one because it was a complete disappointment. 1 row of quilts and they were traveling art quilts.
I like art quilts but I prefer to see quilts that are more to my level-usable, daily life quilts.
So, my husband remembered that there was another quilt show in a town called Crystal River and it was being hosted by a guild. I love the guild hosted shows because I can buy books and magazines and quilt blocks for delightful prices and the quilts displayed are not artsy but comfortable quilts that I may also have in my home.
I mainly took pictures of the quilts that were hand quilted because those are the ones I favor the most.
I have to break the post up into 2 sections because it is picture heavy.


Stephanie said...

I always find such great inspiration attending quilt shows. Really gets the creative juices flowing.

Eileen said...

Well. I am impressed that your husband remembered the show. And yes.. all the quilts here are stunning.. and just our type. :-)
Lots of applique I see. Lovely!

celiabe said...

Maravillosos trabajos¡¡¡

Pat said...

What nice quilts you've chosen to show us so far. I'm glad you found a good show after being at one that disappointed you.

Rhondi said...

Thanks for visiting me.I am always happy to meet another fellow quilter. In answer to your question, I have no plans to publish the pattern for my blue and white quilt as this time, but I'm flattered that you'd be interested!

Barb said...

thanks for showing those pictures, they are wonderful. I am with you on me something I might be able to tackle.

JustCindy said...

The quilts are beautiful! I love love love the one with the red birds.

Jean said...

I love quilt shows too, it is so much fun and I get so many ideas, my head is spinning. I especially like the top looks sort of like Ricky Tim's Rhapsody.

Lynn said...

Wow your husband know about the show! You've trained him right. I agree about quilt shows - I want to be inspired.

Niesz Vintage Home said...

Lovely quilts! That first one is so striking with the black background.

Kimberly :)

Carrie P. said...

Fabulous. Those quilts are fantastic.