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India Flint is a pioneer of eco printing. Here are some pictures of her exhibit at the Festival of Quilts 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham:
Today’s theme is the log cabin block. A scrappy log cabin is great fun to do, but scale is important, as the block grows quickly. Unless you are using tiny strips, which gives a lovely result. In one of these … Continue reading
There are always some sections at these quilting events where things other than quilts are on display. These three dimensional works often result in clothing, and in the case of the Festival of Quilts 2019, also dolls. I’m not sure … Continue reading
Flax is a beautiful delicate flower. And it produces a fibre that has been in use for many centuries. I wonder when people started to turn against it just because it creases easily? Must look into that. Anyway, a great … Continue reading
These landscape quilts from the Festival of Quilts 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham really show what can be done with a pictorial quilt. Some are full blown pictures, while others use blocks to show the skyline in a … Continue reading
This week’s post from the Festival of Quilts 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, comes from a display called Deconstruction-Reconstruction-Evolution Leah Higgins. She took inspiration from industries that have touched her life, and mapping change. And in doing so, she … Continue reading
Now here is a classic scrappy quilt embellished with embroidery, from the Festival of Quilts 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.
These Baltimore Album quilts, on display at the Festival of Quilts 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, are from the collection of the International Quilt Study Center. The technique developed from the tradition of floral applique, and this particular … Continue reading
I can’t beleive that it is the end of October, and I’m still working through my pictures from the Festival of Quilts 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. The group today show what you can do with a slightly … Continue reading
I can’t say I’m a big fan of Georgian fashion. Many of the wigs were too tall, and they all look too hot and itchy. And then there is the width of the skirt, which defies logic. However, just look … Continue reading