August 19, 2022: More Quiltfest New England photos (Part 2)

Greetings dear readers! Today I’m sharing several more quilts from Quiltfest New England. Enjoy their beauty and hopefully they’ll inspire you!

Janet Stone – a quilt maker who has won numerous major awards for her alphabet quilts – had a wonderful new quilt at the show. Surprisingly, I didn’t see any ribbon on it at the show, but later learned it won the Viewers Choice award. Some quilters think that’s better than winning Best of Show 🙂. Her work is perfection; enjoy the closeups!

The back:

The next quilt was the first place winner in the traditional category:

This one won an award for machine quilting (and the piecing’s not shabby either!😊):

I really enjoyed the beauty and intricacy of the geometric design and use of color in this one and I’m a huge fan of circle designs:

The same quilter made the next quilt – hand pieced! as well as hand appliqued:

I very much enjoyed the hand quilting on this one:

Great appliqué on this one:

Marilyn Belford is known for her monumental pictorial quilts of mythical figures and this quilt is another in her series – a pretty amazing technical and artistic feat:

Last one for today’s post:

I’ve always liked Carol Grotrian’s work, especially her pictorials made with her own dyed/shibori fabrics and hand stitched.

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing these quilts – I still have many more to share in future posts. I’m currently binding The Inner Reaches of Outer Space and will save sharing it for my next post. Have a great weekend!

Be kind, be grateful, and cherish each day, Gladi

15 thoughts on “August 19, 2022: More Quiltfest New England photos (Part 2)

  1. audrey August 19, 2022 / 6:16 pm

    So wonderful to see all these beautiful quilts! Isn’t it amazing what people can do with fabric?

    • gladiporsche August 21, 2022 / 11:06 pm

      Thank you Audrey! Endless creativity!😊

  2. terry cortez August 19, 2022 / 6:55 pm

    OMG So many beautiful quilts in one place. After seeing the workmanship on these lovely quilts, I won’t complain about how difficult 4-square blocks are to make all points meet. Thank you for sharing. Truly works of art. Terry

    • gladiporsche August 21, 2022 / 11:09 pm

      Glad you enjoyed the quilts! I think it’s important to be inspired, not intimidated by the beautiful quilts at shows.

  3. Carmen N August 19, 2022 / 7:08 pm

    Thank you for the wonderful quilt show photos. I especially appreciate the close-ups. I agree, Janet Stone’s work is truly amazing. Hopefully she’ll show this new quilt at Road to California in January.

    • gladiporsche August 21, 2022 / 11:09 pm

      Thanks Carmen. I do hope you get to see some of these quilts in person.

  4. Loraine August 19, 2022 / 7:17 pm

    Absolutely astounding! Thank you so much for showing them to us!

    • gladiporsche August 21, 2022 / 11:10 pm

      Glad you enjoyed them!

  5. marissthequilter August 20, 2022 / 10:34 am

    Thank you for sharing your photographs of these amazing quilts. The one by Anne Grotrain is my favourite.

    • gladiporsche August 21, 2022 / 11:11 pm

      Thanks Mariss. Make sure you check out Carol’s web site to see more of her wonderful work!

  6. acityquilter August 21, 2022 / 5:25 pm

    such innovative and superbly executed quilts…not my style and certainly way beyond my skill set but they are lovely…

    • gladiporsche August 21, 2022 / 11:12 pm

      Thanks Grace!

  7. marissthequilter August 22, 2022 / 2:10 pm

    I did look at her website and was very inspired. Have bookmarked the site and will return to it.

  8. Chookyblue August 23, 2022 / 10:48 pm

    so many amazing quilts……….

  9. Elizabeth E. August 24, 2022 / 2:55 pm

    So many beautiful quilts in this post, but what’s fascinating to me is that some of these regional quilts will never make it out here to California — so, thank you for posting them so I can see them! I especially love the STEM quilt, as well as the last one (Rushes and Slow Ripples). Janet Stone’s quilts do make it out here, and I can’t wait to see this one. Thank you for showing these all to us!

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