Friday, July 6, 2012

Vermont Quilt Festival Favorites

This is "Pineapple Crazy" by Bonnie Hunter. There was no info included about this quilt, but you can read about Bonnie Hunter here on her Quiltville website, or here on her blog.

Don't you love a gorgeous scrap quilt? The red center squares hold it all together. The rest is just a matter of darks and lights. How easy is that? And look at those borders and corner blocks! Great job, Bonnie!

The crowd gathered around this quilt, so you had to wait in "line" to see it: "Sweet Memories" (below) by Dominique Ehrmann of Ste. Sophie, QC. She created a whimsical chocolate cake factory using a technique that she calls "extreme trapunto," enabling her to play in three dimensions in miniature. Details below.

Note the fabulous 3-D leaves below. Yayy, Dominique!

The crazy quilt below is titled "The Keys to the Castle" by Jane Masenas of Essex Junction, VT (the town where this quilt show was). This viewer was so absorbed in the quilt that I didn't have the heart to ask her to step aside; I just took her picture. Haha. Maker Jane Masenas collected cigarette silks for years on eBay to make this medieval quilt. See the little lock on the door? (Detail photos below)

Still more quilts tomorrow.


Nedra said...

What a great show. Thanks for sharing with those of us who would have loved to attend.

Judy said...

What a neat show! Thanks for sharing the photos with us.

Carolyn S. said...

Thanks for sharing these wonderful quilts. I'm a Bonnie Hunter fan also, her quilts are a scrappy delight.

Nifty Quilts said...

Wow! Thank you for sharing the show.

WoolenSails said...

I love seeing quilts that are unique and ones that are amazingly put together, enjoying the photos you have shown, really inspirational pieces.


Mayleen said...

Bonnie Hunter's Crazy Pineapple quilt is in her new book, Spring Fling. I just received my copy and its great!

Mayleen said...

Oh good grief, that should be STRING FLING! Its way too hot to be spring but I'm wishing.