Each day this month I am sharing some of my photos and observations from Fiber Arts Fiesta 2015.
When I attended Fiber Fiesta two years ago, I hardly knew any New Mexico quilters and I had not yet found and joined the Northern New Mexico Quilt Guild. This year, there were lots of familiar names from the New Mexico quilting community–some of whom I have come to know.
This quilt is Picnic, by Julee Coffman. I met Julie last year, through the guild, and saw this quilt at our guild show last fall, just as I was finishing my Mad Mad, Mod Mod Sampler Quilt, which I think shares a similar look and feel.
This quilt is also a good illustration of a thought that ran through my head quite a bit while walking through the show: among quite a few great modern quilts in the show, very few earned ribbons in their category.
Lynne Horpedahl quilted this quilt. While talking with Lynne about how I wanted my Mod-mod sampler quilted last year, I used it as an example of the density and style I thought would work for my quilt, too.
As always, quilt shows are a great source for quilting ideas.