- Total submissions: 22
- Total countries: 6
- Total provinces: 2
- Total states: 8
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House and Building Quilts
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|3 Dimensional Adobe Pueblo
By: Barb forrister,
This contemporary southwest adobe is reminiscent of the neighborhood in which I grew up. The colors employ the traditional earth tone browns and peaches accented with turquoise trim and red rug weavings and chili ristras. There are 5 interconnecting units with vigas incorporated and the roofs are
Quilt size: width: 12" height: 20"
By: Rhonda Lawton,
I grew up around barns on my grandparents farm and love the shapes, the old wood and the scenery around them. This quilt was made to depict my love for them.
Quilt size: width: 49" height: 53"
|barns of rural America
By: diane larson,
Being a farmwife I know all about the disappearing barns from the rural landscape and decided to do this quilt depicting the different styles of barns from years past. With the rising popularity of barn quilts these days I thought it even now more appropriate.
Quilt size: width: 64" height: 64"
|Buildings for Christopher
By: Debbie Lange Quilting,
A graduation gift for my nephew for receiving his Architecture degree. Notice the skyscraper, schoolhouse, barn and silo, castle and many homes. I used prairie points for curtains in home windows and as bushes and flowers. Sun is part of a mariner’s compass. Details for the castle were fussy cut.
Quilt size: width: 66" height: 79"
|Center Street USA
By: Jean Buchanan,
This is paper pieced with applique vine, leaves, hearts and birds. It is machine pieced and quilted. I saw this quilt make up at a venders place at a quilt show and wanted to make it. The design is by Betty Neff from Canton, Pa.
Quilt size: width: 52" height: 52"
By: Sally Gould Wright,
My digital photo from a trip to the Anasazi ruin Pueblo Bonito at Chaco Canyon in the 4 Corners area of New Mexico inspired this pictorial applique’ quilt. I used hand dyed cottons and batiks with added fabric paint and free motion quilting to create the details and inspire the mood.
Quilt size: width: 28" height: 38"
By: Denise Mitchell,
The story behind this quilt is that this was our daughter’s first home. So while it was being built I took photo’s of the progress, start to finish! Empty lot to a beautiful home !!
Quilt size: width: 64" height: 58"
By: Sophia Carroll,
I made this for my daughter’s grandmother for Christmas several years ago. It has hung in her bedroom ever since. It was also one of the first quilts I ever made.
Quilt size: width: 57" height: 64"
|Hime and Harvest
By: Denise French,
Home and Harvest was designed by Erica Kaprow to be made using wool. I made my version using 100% cotton fabrics and needleturn hand applique.
Quilt size: width: 42" height: 42"
|Home Is Where The Heat Is
By: Kaaren Biggs,
I made this wallhanging several years ago from a commercial pattern which I no longer have so I am unable to give credit to the designer. I have always wanted to live in a log house by the water! The door sign was included with the pattern and the ceramic fish and loons were gifts from friends.
Quilt size: width: 24" height: 24"
By: Heather Scott,
The inspiration for this quilt came from a Schnibbles pattern….except I was too frugal to buy the pattern so I created one of my own and included stars in the quilt. Homespun fabrics are among my favorites and it gave this quilt a sweet, country look.
Quilt size: width: 49" height: 60"
|Life in a Rainbow
By: Darlene Bayley,
Inspired by a street scene from Ireland and a challenge to my Fibre Arts Club on fractures. I drafted the street scene with a “rainbow” running through it and then appilqued each section accordingly. At the end, I cut the scene along the rainbow color changes and juxtaposed it.
Quilt size: width: 18″" height: 16″"
|Little Pink Houses
By: Delia Hardcastle,
United Arab Emirates
Little Pink Houses was made many years ago in expectation of a grandaughter arriving one day. Finally the blessed event will be any day now. The houses were paper pieced, the top machine stitched, and the quilt was finished with hand quilting. Every stitch was a joy.
Quilt size: width: 34" height: 39"
|Living Next Door
Six different individuals living together like a big family.
Quilt size: width: 24½" height: 42"
By: Sally Manke, Fiber Artist,
This quilted wall hanging depicts the coastline of Manarola, Italy. We stayed in this tiny village while hiking the trails though the area. The colorful buildings, rocky shore and crashing waves are recreated with raw edge applique, confetti quilting, thread painting with cottons and other fibers.
Quilt size: width: 40" height: 32"
|Memories of Ireland
Made to celebrate my daughter’s study abroad semester in Ireland. Unfortunately, the photo doesn’t show all the embroidery details. Quilted into the border is an Irish prayer: “May the sound of happy music and the lilt of Irish laughter fill your heart with gladness that stays forever after.”
Quilt size: width: 60" height: 60"
|My house is my castle
By: Willeke de la Chambre – van der Velden,
In 2012, I participated in ”Building houses from scraps”
Quilt size: width: 51" height: 63"
|RENT Wall Hanging
By: RENT Wall Hanging,
I completed this quilt for our local theatre company to raffle, my thespian husband and talented step daughter are in this production of RENT. I free motion quilted this with a technique I had not done before, echo quilting, and feel it looks very effective and is perfect for a wall hanging.
Quilt size: width: 37" height: 44"
By: Claire Alexander,
The road trip is through city and country, day and night, with the buildings on the city half, of course. Because of color balance, driving as the British do worked best. The little quilt started with the black and gold fabric that became the center line.
Quilt size: width: 10" height: 10"
By: ANNE SIDELL,
Ryokan means ‘inn’ in Japanese. These little Japanese inns each feature a different 6″ pieced block.
Quilt size: width: 62" height: 75"
|Strolling Down the Block
I collected Liberty Falls houses over the years and have more than I need, so I made “Strolling Down the Block” a calender quilt from HGTV’s website in 2003. finished in 2005. I love to embellish.
Quilt size: width: 54" height: 72"
By: Gene Black,
This is a quilt that I made using hand dyed fabrics. The basic pattern was designed by Laura Wasilowski in her book “Fanciful Stitches, Colorful Quilts”
Quilt size: width: 18" height: 21"