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HMQS in Salt Lake City 2012

Every year it is a great treat to go to the home quilters show in Salt Lake City. The quilt display is wonderful.  Our Alpine Quilt group was asked to participate in the show. There were so many great quilts. I am only going to show a few.This one is by Syd Haglund. This was a featured block of the month for our quilt group this year. It is a very clever game board quilt.

This quilt is machine pieced but hand stitched by Paula McKinlay. Look at those perfect feathered stars. The contrast of the pink and white is beautiful.

I really liked the look of this quilt and the layout of the blocks.

Love the black in this quilt contrasted with the bright colors, it really makes a statement.

 This is Cindy's quilt that she made from Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet pattern. How can you not fall in love with this adorable hand pieced quilt? There is so much work and many long plane trips and ball games in achieving this finished quilt.

Such a cute quilt! Look at those fun greens and reds!

I hav…

2012 Spring Quilt Market in Kansas

I need to first announce the winners of the Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volume 5 book.
Lisa Marie What a cool block! I've only recently jumped on the solids bandwagon and I'll have to give this block a try. Thanks for the chance in your giveaway! 
Joan M Hi Jina. I also like the pop of white in your pink and grey block. Thanks for the chance to get my hands on all the lovely blocks :-) 
If you could all email me and send me your address I would love to send these books along with a surprise. Thanks for the comments and support.

This is the Riley Blake Design booth and as you can see it is the end result of hard labor to get this structure up. We have a wonderful crew of Riley Blake Hot Guys that work hard to make this happen. (see my pinterest board to see these guys in action.)

Here we have featured the Ombre dot. This dot starts light on both selvage edges going to dark in the center. It is a fun concept that a lot of people like. You can make all kinds of fun projec…