Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Fiber Arts Fiesta - Group & Miniature Quilts

Would you like to see some of the winning group and miniature quilts from the Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta? Great! I'll show you around.

Group Quilt Winners

First place, Hahn's Peak Triptych, has a fused appliqué background overlaid with thread play detail. Commercial, painted and had dyed fabrics, yarn, and cheesecloth were incorporated in this original piece.
Hahn's Peak Triptych by Susan Smith, Shar Short, Heather Lundquist
Second Place went to Let Them Eat Cake! by Pat Drennan. The pattern is by Nancy Barrett. It was and appliquéd and long arm quilted.
Let Them Eat Cake by Pat Drennan

Judge's Choice was awarded to Happy Birthday!, a quilt made for Colleen Konetzni by her UFO friends. I adore the traditional Carolina Lily blocks.
Happy Birthday! by Colleen Konetzni


The miniature quilts displayed included the following works:
New Mexico Beauty by Jan Lehmann-Shaw (First Place)
Star Brite by Linda Erickson (Judge' Choice)
Winter Roses by Norma Koelm (Third Place)
Fireball by Judith Kreiger
Maureen, Carol and Cynthia's Quilting Journey by Cynthia Figueroa-McInteer (Second Place)
For your convenience, here are the links to my other Fiber Arts Fiesta posts:
Personal Favorites
Overall Winners
Innovative Quilts
Traditional Quilts
ABQ MQG Entries
Group and Miniature Quilts
Pictorial and Art Quilts
My Entries and Judges Forms
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  1. I love the intricacy of those mini quilts! :) This makes me excited to enter my quilts into shows soon. :)

  2. I love Let Them Eat Cake, and the miniatures are amazing.