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18.11.2014

Beautiful Fall

Indian Summer

The vibrant spectacle put on by the leaves of the New England States of America is called Indian Summer. I was fortunate enough to experience this colorful display of nature towards it last few weeks. Those are colors! Energetic gold, saturated red and all shades in between magically create a wonderful work of art on the rolling hills and woods of the countryside. Purely stunning!

International Quilt Festival Houston, TX
Houston Quilt Market view - the ruby red floorcovering is not only stylish but easy to walk on.

The second part of our travels led me to Houston, Texas, where the world's largest International Quilt Festival celebrated its 40th anniversary, the Ruby Jubilee.

Hard to imagine, 38 special exhibits with hundreds of award winning and unusual quilts were on display to be admired. In addition a huge Quilt Vendor Market with hundreds of booths, filled with everything you can envision was set up in another huge exhibit hall. Wow!

To my delight, I ran into many of my fellow quilters in the special exhibit to site Inspired by The Beatles. We had all participated in this exhibit and used this get-together to catch up with each other.

I was finally able to pick up my own personal copy of the book about the Beatles quilts and get some autographs in addition. This was truly "heaven on earth" for a quilter ...

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks - the Blog Tour winners are drawn!

I want to say thank you to all you kind readers who sent me an email with encouraging words about my block. This was so much fun! From the almost 300 entries the happy winners have been drawn by a random number generator; two prizes go to Germany and one to the United States. Congratulations!

Here are the latest news:

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks - Blog Tour

The Blog Tour has ended ...

... and the lucky winners are drawn.

to site Here is the announcement.

The magazine is at the newsstands now. You may also buy a Site in English digital version.

Cover

My Beatles quilt and the book on the project

More about the project, my quilt and the book is told on an extra page.

Check the dates and places this exhibit will travel to - well worth a visit if you are planning some traveling in the near future. They are at their best when seen in person!

to site This way to the Beatles page.

Rock And Roll Music

My Beatles quilt: "Rock and Roll Music"

Only this refrain fragment was important to me: "If you wanna dance with me". In my mind Rock'n Roll and dancing belong together and both inspired my design. Want to see it?

New: images from my quilt in this exhibit and other quilts represented in the book.

to site This way to the gallery.

ABC

Alphabet

Collectible series of crooked capital characters.

Xavier, Yves and Zoe complete this series.

to site This way to the free pattern.

Oak Leaf

Oak Leaf

When leaves are falling I will catch their beauty - in fabric.

to site This way to the free pattern.

The Church in Seiffen

The Church in Seiffen

This traditional view of the church in Seiffen works very well with my pattern from last year: the Christmas Carolers.

to site This way to the free pattern.

Christmas Carolers

The Christmas Carolers ...

... are now available again in the pattern department. The pattern is provided in two sizes.

to site This way to the musicians.

My EQ Boutique

Important for all EQ Boutique customers: The site moved to the Site in English Electric Quilt main website.

You will need EQ7 software to print your blocks in any size and style you want. If you don't own EQ software you may still order the PDF patterns as described on my pattern pages.

Check out Site in English my pattern series available at the Electric Quilt Company.

 

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Last update: 22.11.2014