Last week I went to the Pacific International Quilt Show in Santa Clara, California. PIQF is a large show (at least, the largest one I’ve been to) and always features an exhibit of quilts from top international quilters. Seeing the work of these consummate artists is humbling for an everyday quilter like me, but it’s also inspiring. I took some photos and thought you might like to see just a taste of the different styles on display at the show. Here’s a crazy quilt stitched in 1885. I loved the owls:
Here’s a modern take on the Log Cabin quilt, In the Shadow of the Gardener I, by June Atherton:
A New York Beauty variation called Rainbow for Tucker, by Kimberly D. Hess. Check out the pattern of the quilting:
It’s hard to convey how perfectly fresh and springy these applique flowers looked. The quilt is aptly named Springtime in the Garden, by Terri Schneider.