Since this is the kind of quilt that my friend Carolyn likes best, I’ll start with picture quilts. These are a few of the pictures I enjoyed at this show. Not all of these are realistic pictures, but they are all pictures of something.
This little bird comes from the guild challenge section. She was part of the Bodacious Birds challenge by the West Michigan Quilters Guild. This is Radiant Ruby by Susan Miller.
Here’s a little holiday picture for your viewing pleasure. This is By the Chimney with Care by Karen Turnbull.
Look at the texture quilted into the door.
And you can see the dream quilted into the black here.
Meet Mac Macaw by Debbie Crine. I’m pretty sure that his colors were much more vivid in person.
And don’t you love the picture smile on this little guy’s face? This is Simple Pleasures by Lea McComas. (And, yes, the more I look at this quilt, the more I realized that it is not necessarily a little boy. But that was my first impression.
Here are the Venice Carnivale Girls by Cindy Peterson. The rest of the pictures here are quilts from a special exhibit of the works of Danny Amazonas. If you want to see more, check out his Facebook page.
And this is a closeup of some of the fabrics in that lower right corner of the above picture. Yes, I have some of those fabrics. No, I can’t do this!So there you have a few of the picture quilts from the AQS Show. And whatever kind of work you do