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Guess the Quilter~All these quilt artists appeared on with Alex Anderson & Ricky Tims in 2010. Can you guess their name from the quilt before their picture comes up?

The San Francisco Bay Area has many quilt shows. Most quilt shows are sponsored by local quilt guilds. There's a huge show Pacific International Quilt Festival or PIQF is held at the Santa Clara Convention Center every Autumn. This diary will showcase quilts from the various quilt shows, that I've attended. All the photos but one are mine. Have you attended many quilt shows? Entered any of your quilts? Do you prefer traditional designs? Modern? Appliqué?

Grab your comfy shoes and let's go to the quilt shows.

Alden Lane Nursery~Quilting In The Garden

Bear West~ Quilt by Alex Anderson

Alex Anderson~ Bear West


Verna Mosquera~ Mon Ami (Not my photo; stolen/borrowed from Flickr)

Amador Valley Quilt Guild

Generosity~ Quilt by Layne Rahbar

Layne Rahbar~ Generosity

Furry Sweetness~Quilt by Kathy Urban

Kathy Urban~ Furry Sweetness

Guild of Quilters of Contra Costa County

Bittersweet Briar~Jackie Seidell

Jackie Seidell~Bittersweet Briar

Home Tweet Home~ Cindy Greco

Cindy Greco~Home Tweet Home

Diablo Valley Quilt Guild

Dear Jane Quilt~Never Say Never~Quilt by Laura Fraga

Laura Fraga~Dear Jane Quilt~Never Say Never ~ Best of Show~ Best Machine Quilt & Best Traditional Quilt~ Diablo Valley Quilt Guild Show Sept 2011

Chris White Quilt

Chris White~Dear Jane Quilt~ Journeys with Jane
Pacific International Quilt Festival

Dancing Cranes~Quilt by Kathy McNeil

Kathy McNeil~ Dancing Cranes

Abuela~ Jennifer Day

Jennifer Day~Abuela
Piecemakers Quilt Guild

Don Linn's Art Deco Catherdral Window~Judy Prichard

Judy Prichard~Don Linn's Art Deco Catherdral Window

Nancy's Garden~Nancy Vinerts

Nancy Vinerts~Nancy's Garden

Museum of the San Ramon Valley


City Aviation~ Quilt by Joni Tembreull

Alligator Teeth~ Quilt by Margaret Linderman

Margaret Linderman~ Alligator Teeth  

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