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Friday, October 19, 2012

Lots of Suffolk Puffs

I have been madly making suffolk puffs and as they were a little bit smaller than I had thought I had to make more but thankfully I am now stitching them together.

So hopefully peace is just around the corner Miss Mistlemouse is very pleased.
I now have some photos to show you from the Quilt show yesterday as promised. I am always drawn to the appliqued quilts and these were lovely.....needleturned and mostly hand quilted.

I have always fancied making a black background appliqued quilt (the list just gets longer)

When I first started quilting the very talented Aussie designer and quiltmaker Robyn Ginn came to my quilting club to speak to us and show us her quilts.....and I have been a fan since then. I love Robyn's immense talent and her individuality. She is an extradorinary artist. She makes beautiful quilts which are often hand pieced, hand appliqued and hand quilted. I was thrilled to see one of her quilts on display.

I just had to take a close up of the medallion in the centre.

There was this gorgeous offering from the very talented Michelle Hill. Stunning!

More Applique. I loved this one. It was hand quilted so beautifully.

Some hexies....
More hexies...
Finally a small selection from the Red/White quilts on tour....

Well I guess it is no secret which quilts attracted me. This is only a small selection of the gorgeous quilts on display. The only thing that disappointed me was that I couldn't get a closer look at the quilts which were hung up high.
So that folks as they say is it. The Queensland Quilters Quilt show.
I wish everyone a great weekend. If you are going to the show, enjoy.
Blessings Michelle xx

18 comments:

  1. Wonderful quilts Michelle. Thank you so much for sharing them with us all.

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  2. thankyou for the tour Michelle,and your puffs look good,have fun with them.xx

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  3. I can totally see now why Miss Mistlemouse demanded the puffy things! She has excellent taste :)
    Wow those quilts are amazing, seems a bit daft to hang quilts too high to be seen well tho, maybe they could provide opera glasses, heehee

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  4. So many gorgeous quilts. Thanks for showing them to us Michelle.

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  5. beautiful quilts,thank you for sharing them. I love your Miss Mistlemouse, she looks great.

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  6. The loveliness continues with all those gorgeous quilts!
    Good luck with your puffs.

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  7. What a wonderful way to spend time... admiring quilts and handiwork! Your little miss M looks cute!!! :)

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  8. There is something so folk artsy about the quilts you showed....lovely work.
    Mama Bear

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  9. Your Suffolk Puffs look just like pepermint lollies. No wonder Miss Misletoe likes them.
    Sew many gorgeous quilts,thanks for sharing.

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  10. suffolk puffs look interesting- and I agree they look like peppermints! Love the quilt tour, the black background is a favourite! Have a great weekend, Michelle.

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  11. Michelle the quilts are just beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing.
    Hugs
    donna

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  12. I've never tried those puffs Michelle...fabulous quilt show there!

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  13. those quilts are amazing!
    love your little puffs. Can't wait to see them coming together with the quilt.

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  14. Fantastic quilts Michelle. Sharyn:)

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  15. What a amazing display of needlework and quilts... look forward to see what your creation is with the puffs

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  16. Yay lots of suffolk puffs cant wait to see little mouse finished!!
    Such gorgeous pics of the quilt show!

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  17. I think the hexies are my favourites. Such different fabrics and layouts yield such different results.

    I bought a yo yo maker three months ago and I have yet to make a single one !

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  18. Lovely show. Thanks for the tour.
    Those applique quilts are amazing.
    Love the stripey yo yos.
    Enjoy your goodies, especially your cute bear.

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