Friday, 14 September 2018

Festival of Quilts 2018

Several Out Of The Fold members had quilts on show at the International Festival of Quilts at the NEC Birmingham in August 2018.

Lynne Pretty entered her quilt 'Spirit of Canada' into the pictorial class.  Lynne says:
"Inspired by my holiday in Canada, I wanted to create a piece which showed the vastness of the landscape. I used images of the First Nation spirit animals in the quilting"
Hand dyed and commercially printed fabrics. Raw edged applique.
Machine quilting. Thermofax screeprinting.

Lynne also entered a miniature. 'Bury Abbey' inspired by the architecture of Bury St Edmunds abbey and cathedral.

Silk. Machine and hand quilting

Karen Frost had a piece of work displayed on the Bernina stand
Silk painted. Machine quilting.

Mary McIntosh entered a double-sided quilt into the Quilters Guild Challenge called 'Colourwheel of time'.
Calico, stitched, painted, dyed, discharged and cut. Hand dyed fabric woven through.

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