Sunday, May 16, 2010

The Quilt Finale…

Pour yourself a coffee, sit back and enjoy the show….that’s the Victoria Guild Quilt Show!

I love this quilt!!  It reminds me of the shirt quilt that I made last year…must get it quilted and finished!!P1070903

What a great way to experiment with techniques and blocks and end up with a gorgeous quilt!!


Another scrappy quilt…I love a scrappy/white quilt!!


I thought this small quilt was very effective…


..all because of this guy…there is one in every crowd!!


A fall quilt…I like the way the logs wrap around the leaf.P1070910

This quilt was stunning.  I live in Cowichan Bay and it really does look like this.  The artist did an appliqué of the town and it is so realistic!!


The quilter must live in one of the houses over looking the Bay.  Gorgeous!


I love this dresden..the subtle colours and the greens…loved it!

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I think this technique is called Cathedral Windows…I watched a demo of it at the Road to California and it LOOKED easy….but you know how it goes…seeing and doing are two different things!!  It is such a lovely technique!!


The back is just as nice as the front…


A flower garden…wouldn’t this look great done in wools…


An abstract…gorgeous!!


A close-up…..P1070930

A  sort of crazy quilt…love the strong colours…


Wouldn’t you just LOVE to whip this out come FALL… P1070945

So that’s it for the quilt part of the show.  I still have to share the Fibre Arts Quilts…incredible!  But will save that for another day!!  After all it IS Sunday and I want you to get outside and enjoy all that Sunday sun!!

Have a Super Sunday and Happy Quilting!


  1. Oh my goodness....what wonderful quilts.....thanks...

  2. great pics...great quilts...i love quilt shows...i went to my first one just this pass March...I was so amazed at the beautiful works of art..

  3. Wow! Those are all so beautiful but that tulip quilt is AMAZING! Thanks for sharing! :)

  4. Those were awe inspiring, P.. Have a good Sunday.

  5. Nice to see the Sylvia's Bridal Sampler quilt. I wish you'd taken a full picture of it. I like to see how the quilter did her borders. I liked the bulb showing in the flower quilt too, very original.

  6. I enjoyed the quilt tour very much, thanks so much for sharing photos.

  7. More wonderful quilts and the view of the bay is beautiful. I also like the modern crazy quilt, great idea for my daughter.


  8. Thanks so much for sharing. I enjoyed seeing all the quilts. And I forgot to tell you I *LOVE* the quilt in your blog header!

  9. You have inspired me to sew and create but I have to stifle those urges and go to work. The upside is I can buy more fabric!

  10. What wonderful quilts Paulette. I adore the mini tulip one though, that is really lovely.
    Thanks for sharing,
    hugs Deb

  11. What a wonderful show! Thanks!! :-)

  12. Seeing that quilt of Cowichan bay wants me to go visit Vancouver Island again! It's so pretty.

    Thanks for sharing the pics. There were lots of great quilts on show.

  13. Wow those are some beautiful quilts - love the tulips, and the bay and and and! Thanks for sharing!

  14. I just can't believe all the beautiful quilts there are out there! Great! Love them all!

  15. What a great show!! Love the oval pointy blocks!

  16. You have some amazingly talented quilters where you live.