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Photo: Bee and thistle: Taken high in the Cascade Mountains where there is a bee buzzing on every thistle. by Debora Rorvig

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Blue Ribbon Quilt at the County Fair

I can spend hours looking at the quilt exhibit at the Fair. This year was no exception. I took photos of almost every quilt there! The handiwork was amazing! This quilt was one of the grand prize winners. This quilt should be in the Smithsonian...really. Just look at the details! She's combined crazy quilting, embroidery, applique, ribbon work,beadwork, and heaven knows what else in this piece. I'm not sure, but it appears to have been hand quilted.

What a masterpiece...it must be a lifetime achievement for this gal! I could look at it for hours!


ellen b. said...

That really is a beauty and worthy of that ribbon!

Rebecca said...

It really IS amazing. I understand how you could spend hours looking at quilts. (And if you've quilted yourself, you can REALLY appreciate it at another level altogether, right?)

farmlady said...

Quilting boggles my mind.
This one is exceptional.
No wonder it won the award.

Curmudgeon said...

Wow I really would love to have the second one down on the left. That is awesome! Hope Koda is well. curmudgeon out.


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