As I mentioned yesterday last Sunday (although it actually feels more like last year) Ali and I had a visual feast at the Birmingham Festival of Quilts.
To me it seems the focus of this show, as opposed to what I've seen of the Houston and Tokyo shows, is more on 'art-quilts' than the more traditional kind… and my photos reflect this.
I'm not sure because I didn't buy the show guide, but the theme must have been something around 'summer in the city'… a lot of quilts had that theme
The Guild winner:
printed/dyed/distressed fabric, very simply quilted. I wasn't too keen when I saw it, but looking at the photo now I'm impressed with the sense of depth and layers it has. What do you think?
and my favourite:
Here's some of the rest:
and another favorite of mine
ok… that's it for today… more next time.