Maine Quilts is over for another year! Wendy and I enjoyed talking with lots of folks who enjoyed our exhibit!
This is quilt is loaned by Jeannanne Wright.......the brightest quilt in the show for sure! Corner pinned back to reveal the linen backing.
Isn't this indigo with chrome orange gorgeous!!
Sue's Irish Chain Inspiration ................
Top: Red and white applique quilt by Ann Reed, based on a quilt at the Henry Ford Museum in MI. in the photo to the right of the quilt. Bottom; Red and white pieced Bear Paw by Bonnie Dwyer based on a quilt in her collection as seen in the photo to the right of the quilt.
Upper left, copy of the wool quilt by Laurie Labar.....her first quilt ever! She did a great job!
Upper right, Amish quilt owned by Judy Roche with copy below made by Pat Burns.
On quilt rack is a Very Heavy wool utilitarian quilt with its copy nearby made by Emma Morin.
Striped Medallion circa 1850 owned by Wendy Reed.
Wendy's small copy of her quilt with superb handapplique and quilting!
The quilt on the rack is an antique owned by Sherry Shockley. The small copy to the left of it was made by Karen Keeler.
"Carolina Lily" c.1880 owned by Florence McConnell along with her small inspiration quilt.
Medallion from the late 19th century owned by Wendy Reed with small version made by Nena Cunningham.
Original 1840 potholder quilt from Bristol, Maine. Owned by the Maine State Museum in Augusta, ME. Blocks are approximately 12" but hardly any measure that.....how the quilt lies so flat is a mystery!!
My copy of the 1840 Potholder quilt. Finished 60 hours before hanging it in the show!
Hope you enjoyed our show!!