Group Self Portrait by Gina Pina, 2015
This is a group quilt that was drawn during the East Austin Studio Tour November 2015 by visitors to my longarm quilting studio. The quilt was pieced and quilted and then visitors were given... more
Under Currents by Patty Sloniger, 2015
This quilt was directly inspired by the oceanic fabrics I wanted to use. The top is pieced to simulate ocean currents, using half-square triangles in a decidedly diagonal direction, while the... more
Hot Spot by Krista Fleckenstein, 2015
This quilt was a quick study of improvisational piecing, with the intention of focusing on quilting details in the negative space. Using a facing instead of a traditional binding makes the quilting... more
Hexie Beast by Liz Harvatine, 2015
This is my idea of a quilt joke. I find the thought of an entirely hand pieced quilt with enormous pieces both ridiculous and hilarious. This quilt was English paper pieced, using poster board... more
powder blue by Shawna Doering, 2015
Experimenting with color combinations is my favorite thing. There are endless possibilities! I always start with this when beginning a quilt. Next, I enjoy simple design elements and I love to... more
Neutral Courthouse Steps by Kristi Schroeder, 2015
A modern take on a traditional block, courthouse steps, I wanted to explore the use of color to influence the design and movement throughout the quilt.
Twisted Sisters Quilt by Stephanie Ruyle, 2015
A modern quilt interpretation of the iconic game of "Twister". 24 unique colored circles, made with different methods and an updated color palette. The negative space also contains deconstructed... more
Big Bang by Charlotte Upitis, 2014
I used improvisation to make space. A technique my Mom taught me that she learnt from Nancy crow. I like to just cut fabrics freely and see where it takes me. When I was done the quilt I ended up... more