Quilters Connection 2009 show, II

Polansky, "Pastoral Disturbance"

Polansky, "Pastoral Disturbance"

Sue Polansky’s masterful, pictoral quilt had a somber theme — the Pennsylvanian Amish schoolhouse shootings of October, 2006.

Polansky, close up

Polansky, close up

The close up begins to give you a feel for the number of fabric pieces involved as well as her skillful selection.

Margaret Ryding, "Winter Light"

Margaret Ryding, "Winter Light"

I liked the movement in Ryding’s quilt.  The close up reveals beaded embellishments and a couple of the interesting prints — my photos do not do this quilt justice.

Ryding, close up

Ryding, close up

Beverly Fine’s horizontal piece, below, is a whole cloth quilt (with the exception of a strip of organza ribbon appliqued on).  I don’t know how she obtained so much texture and depth with her surface treatment.

Beverly Fine, Crosswalk 1

Beverly Fine, Crosswalk 1

Fine, close up

Fine, close up

Fine-close-horiz

The next piece, by Christine Lacki, was needle felted and pieced, with couched fibers in the centers.  It won Juror’s Choice at Quilts=Art=Quilts 2007.

Christine Lacki, "All Boxed In"

Christine Lacki, "All Boxed In"

lacki-close-up

I have a few more pictures to share.  This week saw me finishing the collage panels for the After Prom Party and starting two quilt commissions.

I just found a flickr account with all of last year’s QC quilts depicted!!  Here it is — Quilter’s Connection flickr.

2 thoughts on “Quilters Connection 2009 show, II

  1. Chris

    Hey Dee, I know Margaret Ryding. She’s my acupuncturist & she has a few of her pieces hanging in her office. I didn’t know she was showing her work! That quilt is gorgeous. I wish I had kept my ears/eyes open about the quilt show – would have liked to see it. Thanks for providing the pics.

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