Monday, April 07, 2014

Showin’ & Sharin’ in Williamsburg, VA!

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Check out this lovely pink and purple version of Easy Street from More Adventures with Leaders & Enders!

Super Show & Share during our lunch breaks and at the guild meeting!  WOW!

I just love seeing what everyone has made…….and I LOVED this color combo!

Show & Share is really an unstructured event…if you have something bring it, and we usually just wind down our lunch break by sharing what we've made, and it gives us a chance to know each other a bit better since we have quilters from all over the area coming together for the classes.

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This is ALSO Easy Street!

In this case the blocks were set “on the straight” instead of “on point” and I love the Christmassy look of it!

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Blues and reds and golds for Easy Street!

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And  green and red and gold as well!

They are all so distinctly different…isn't this color inspiring?

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There were Celtic Solstice quilts in the house too!  This is SAO’s

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Lorraine’s top in progress

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A king sized one at guild meeting show and tell!

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SAO’s Carolina Crossroads from Scraps & Shirttails

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Roll Roll Cotton Boll from String Fling, with sashings!

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And Roll Roll Cotton Boll WITHOUT Sashings!

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Orca Bay from String Fling!

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Star Gazing from Scraps & Shirttails!

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Spoolin’ Around Leader & Ender Challenge!

You can see MY result of the challenge HERE!

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Lorraine’s AMAZING Crumb Quilt!

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In Search of Mickey!

Find out MORE about Crumb Quilts HERE!

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Love the string sashings on Lorraine’s String Quilt!

Click Here for the String Quilting Primer!

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Lorraine’s Sister’s Choice!

I LOVE the inner sashing inside the last row of blocks….Dynamic!

Lorraine said she didn’t have any biological sisters, so she calls this quilt “Sisters by Choice!”  I love that!

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Crumb Double Wedding Ring!

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In the hand quilting process!

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I love the size of these rings!

They are foundation pieced onto dryer sheets…..slivers of fabric, how ever wide they are, then trimmed to shape and pieced into rings.  I’ve done ONE double wedding ring in my lifetime, it’s probably a “NEVER EVER AGAIN” but I LOVE this one!

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Perkiomen Day Dreams with 10,000 1" squares from Scraps & Shirttails!

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Hidden Spools by Bonnie T!

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Love Bonnie’s denim quilt also!!  Awesome!

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Sister’s Nine Patch from Adventures with Leaders & Enders!
Love that chrome yellow!

I was at the wrong angle to get photos….but there were a couple of GREAT Jamestown Landings from String Fling!

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One in Blue…..

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And one in Green!

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Smith Mountain Morning from Scraps & Shirttails II!

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And a GORGEOUS Pineapple Blossom!

It was a terrific weekend full of scrap quilts to die for….no, that’s wrong.  Scrap Quilts to SEW FOR!  I came home so inspired to get back to working on my own projects…

And those two quilts to finish the binding on?  Barely got touched! LOL!

Guess what is going on the road with me to Tennessee & Kentucky on Wednesday?  BINDINGS.  I am GOING to get these done!

It’s a brand new week.  I hope you have something Quilty planned – have a great Monday, everyone!

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Jo said...

How many people were at this show & tell. There were a lot of great quilts to admire

Myrna said...

That was a great Show & Share. You must be thrilled to see so many people using your designs to make such beautiful quilts.

Unknown said...

You must be thrilled to see so many FINISHED quilts of your designs. Would be awesome to save the pictures by pattern and in three years publish them some how... I know you have no time, but perhaps some textile major working on a masters or PHD could do the leg work and write her observations!!!!!!

Sharyn Mallow Woerz said...

Is the new facebook Studio group invitation only? When I click on the link the facebook sign in page is all that comes up. I know I'm a square peg, but haven't found a reason yet to actually make an account. Thanks, Sharyn in Kalama

GREAT show and tell!

Pauline said...

What a great show! I envision a show room or museum of all Bonnie Hunter quilts. Even better make it a traveling show so every one could visit.

Julie Vernon said...

Fabulous quilts ala Bonnie K! Their faces tell how much they are loving these quilts.

Bonnie, you must take great pride, and honor, for the many quilts you have inspired!

Smiles, JulieinTN

Quiltingloulou said...

Awesome quilts. I love to see the various patterns in all the colors. It's surprising how different the patterns look.

Jacqueline said...

WOW loved all the show and tell. Guess I better get off the 'puter and do some sewing.

Thanks for sharing

Lynn said...

Impressive group of quilters. Love the color choices.

Donna Dye said...

WOW, I love seeing the different colorways for the same pattern, thanks for sharing these, they are all beautiful!

Mary said...

Fun Show and Share! Love seeing I'm not the only one who hasn't quilted my Celtic Solstice. Great scrappy color combos!

Andee said...

Fabulous show and tell! The more I see of Jamestown Landing the more I want to make that one too!

Sharon Siacci said...

What a fantastic collection of quilts at show and tell!

Penny said...

Bonnie ~
Thank you so much for sharing all the wonderful quilt pictures. It seemed like more of a quilt show to me rather than just show & tell! It was exciting to see the different color combinations used for your designs and so many large quilts.

Gram999 said...

WOW! Those are all awesome. I'm in the process of cutting scraps per your instructions. I can't decide what to make first, so I keep cutting.

Would it be possible for Bonnie to share the pattern for her great denim quilt?

Thanks for all you do & sharing so many beautiful quilts & patterns.


D-Bee Creations said...

Thanks so much for sharing! What an awesome showing of amazing quilts and I especially love the "Crumb Wedding Ring" one. Thank you, thank you, thank you for showing us that one. I have come to the conclusion that even when I am finished my crumb quilt (made into squares), I will still have a ton of crumbs left to do something else with. I won't let my friends throw out their fabric scrapsso there will be lmostt a never-ending supply....lol. ooooo.....now I am excited tostart this project.......

JaneB said...

I adore the Show & Tell posts. They are always a favorite. Thanks for sharing Bonnie and Williamsburg quilters!

Helen in the UK said...

What amazing show + tell!! The Easy Street look totally different set on point, loved the string sashings with string blocks and the pineapple the best. Thanks so much for sharing :)