Friday, 1 July 2011

mini quilts at the quilt show.......

To say I was gobsmacked with the mini quilts is an understatement.............
this quilt is about the size of an A4 sheet of paper (approx 21x 29cm)
Baby Rose of Sharon - Elizabeth Camping
Elizabeth wanted to see how small she could manage needlturn applique..............
OMG is all can say...............gorgeous............
Just for Fun - Jane Gibson
this is about the size of a post card............
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now the quilt below I was blown away in the detail esp in the quilting........
not a big quilt............but too big for the mini quilt section
look at the quilting detail................the size of it and it was done on a domestic machine.....
.....and that's not a huge finger in there.............wow............
2 awards..............

more detail...........
puts a whole new slant on machine quilting and mini quilts.........
2 weeks of school and work holidays.............yippee...........no bus runs, uniforms etc
nothing much planned which is perfect.............
Catch you later..............
Chookyblue

22 comments:

  1. very very clever arn't they. They must have the patience of a saint, i don't think you will ever see a quilt that small made by me.....

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  2. Wow. :-) I'm speechless.
    Beautifull little quilts.

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  3. Oh my word - I like doing fiddly things but I know that if I were to do one of those it would quickly become a UFO.

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  4. They were amazing. Enjoy the school holidays! The early morning craziness is over for a couple of weeks. Yay!

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  5. OMG those quilts are unreal,absolutely beautiful .Thankyou chooky for showing us them.
    Enjoy your 2 weeks holidays.

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  6. WOW

    Enjoy your holidays

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  7. Thanks for all the quilt show pics Chooky, I wasn't able to get to ours this year, so this was fantastic...absolutely love the quilt pictures, and your buys remind me of my stash when I go!!.... enjoy your break..

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  8. Okay you have pulled me out of lurkdom..those minis are just so gorgeous!! oh thanks so much for the references on the size of them. Just gorgeous.
    p.s. I love your header picture it is just perfect

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  9. Amazing work. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. I was blown away with the level of skill on display amongst the quilts both large and small......I could have spent a full day alone just examining the various skills......

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  11. I have had the great pleasure of seeing Mariya's work in progress, I used to look after her when I worked at the shop. She is the most incredible artist I have ever come across. I can't wait to get to the Melbourne show to see the displays. I am doing a fly in fly out at the end of July.

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  12. They were definitely incredible. I would never even attempt them LOL
    Enjoy your holidays!

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  13. Fantastic quilts...so amazing...
    hugs Dawn x x

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  14. Beautiful mini quilts. Mariya Waters' work is stunning! She is a great teacher too.

    Enjoy the holidays! :)

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  15. Awesome comes to mind. What a great show this year - wonderful quilts and wonderful shopping.

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  16. I'm always amazed at how anyone can make a mini quilt like those. They're all so detailed and beautiful!!

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  17. Oh my goodness! I always thought I'd love to do some small quilts but this is not quite what I was imagining! I haven't conquered 'large' needleturn yet let alone something of that size!!! Enjoy the holidays!

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  18. Would love to do one of these....how good are they..

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  19. I thought they were beautiful too. The amount of work in some of them was unbelievable. They didn't tempt me to try them - I don't think I'd have the patience!
    Enjoy the hols - hope you get some sewing time in :)

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  20. Wow, wow, wow, that last quilt is stunning, I can´t imagine how she could make it.

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