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Pacific International Quilt Festival XXIII images

I brought back a bunch of photos to share from last month’s PIQF in Santa Clara, CA. Such a wide range of beautiful creations and award-winning quilts. 45 more words

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Pacific International Quilt Festival 2014 Part 1

Since I couldn’t make it to Quilt Market this fall, (packing up our kitchen in prep for a big renovation) I was glad to be able to cover the Pacific International Quilt festival at the Santa Clara Convention Center last weekend. 288 more words

Pacific International Quilt Festival 2014 - Medallions

Medallion quilts are a way of repeating forms in a more circular vs. linear way (see Repetition for some quilts this year that I liked with blocks). 130 more words

Art Thoughts

Pacific International Quilt Festival 2014 - Repetition

An essential part of the quilting art form is repeating patterns.  There were some wonderful riffs on repetition and quilt blocks this year. 237 more words

Pacific International Quilt Festival 2014 - Architecture

House quilts have always been a favorite of mine. For me, the building of a quilt block relates to the construction of edifices. There were a lot of great architecture at this year’s quilt festival. 84 more words

Pacific International Quilt Festival 2014 - The Natural World

Here’s part 2 of this year’s PIQF pictures. Being a collector and sorter (what quilter isn’t?), I categorized pictures in my own categories – quilts shown together on this blog weren’t necessarily hung anywhere close to each other or categorized by the quilt show together. 143 more words

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Pacific International Quilt Festival 2014 - Fabric Art

PIQF rolled into town this weekend.  As with previous PIQF picture postings, I’m going to post pictures in batches (today being part 1), lest I overwhelm my computer, my mind, your mind, the internet connection, or all of the above.  444 more words