Sunday, March 6, 2011

A feast for the eyes

I was so lucky to attend the Fabrics and Fabrications quilt exhibit in Southport, CT over the weekend. The exhibit contains mostly older quilts and the best part is they all have a story. As you can see, the quilts are all numbered and the book for the exhibit had information listed for all the quilts. Some had delightful stories to tell.

I wish I could show you ALL the quilts but I will do my best to show some highlights here. If you want to see pictures from past shows, you can visit their website at:

Isn't this a great way to display lots of quilts?!

Love this Double Irish Chain.

Hand quilted and appliqued in early 1900's.

Woven coverlet from 1840's. Simply beautiful. 

I love the red and white, as well as the redwork. 

Wonderful birds. 

Appliqued and had quilted around 1900. 

Beach Party, a lap quilt that will be donated to Paul Newman's "Hole in the Wall Gang Camp" . Campers get to take home their quilt at the end of the week. What a wonderful idea. 

Hand quilted and appliqued. 

Bubba the Moose - says it all!

Lovely clothing too. This had so many pieces and was lovely. 

Loved these Nantucket hydrangeas, made to practice different techniques. 

Check the inside of the pumpkin - candy wrappers!!!

And beautiful floorcloths. Love these. 

Now with all this inspiration, I'm going to quilt!


  1. Thanks for the amazing quilt show!

  2. Nancy

    Thanks for the great pictures-what a special show.