International Quilt Festival–Chicago 2015

Last weekend I headed to the International Quilt Festival in Chicago.  It was an amazing experience and I can not wait until next year.  On Friday, I spent the day walking around the quilt show and checking out the vendor booths.  I want to share with you some of the quilts that caught my eye!

"Modern Log Cabin" by Kim LapacekHere I am standing by my quilt ‘Modern Log Cabin’ which was quilted by Marcia WachutaYellow Primrose Quilt by Karen Grover”Yellow Primrose” by Karen Grover of Rockford IllinoisGewitterhimmel Quilt by Brigitte Morgenroth”Gewitterhimmel” (Thunderstorm) by Brigitte Morgenroth of Kassel, GermanySilk Mill #1 by Sue Reno”Silk Mill #1” by Sue Reno of Columbia, Pennsylvania

Soft Breeze by Kayoka Hata

“Soft Breeze” by Kayoka Hata of Yokahama, Kanagawa, Japan 

Check out those teeny tiny yoyo’s holding the blocks together!  wowza!!!!

Dotting Inside the Box by Sandi Snow

“Dotting Inside the Box” by Sandi Snow of Lutz, Florida

Tutti Frutti City Skyline by Susan Bleiweiss

“Tutti Frutti City Skyline” by Susan Bleiweiss of Pepperell, Massachusetts

Suburbs by Kathy York

“Suburbs” by Kathy York of Austin Texas

Rhythm & Roses by Karen Eckmeier

“Rhythm & Roses” by Karen Eckmeier of Kent, Connecticut

and … to end with one of my favorite moments of the show …

"Modern Log Cabin Quilt" by Kim Lapacek

My big girls – Capri and Cedi (and my husband) came to see my quilt hanging in the show.  It was really nice to have my family come and see my passion hanging for all to see.  Pip stayed with Grandma for the weekend as she had had some beastly moments in the previous week and we just didn’t think she could handle Chicago.  Next time!

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