QuiltCon Recap: Day 1

Day one of QuiltCon opened with a bang — crowds assembled long before 10 a.m., and attendees clamored to be the first to glimpse the award-winning quilts and attend their demos, lectures, workshops and more. Here’s a glimpse of the beautiful show floor on QuiltCon Day 1.

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Our Best in Show winner, Kathy York with her masterful “i Quilt.”

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Demos were popular on the show floor today — this crowd gathered to see Beth Rowan of Rock Paper Scissors talk about “Sew Many Substrates.”

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The Cotton + Steel booth was buzzing with attendees making headbands, pincushions and buttons.

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“Face #1” by Melissa Averinos — Quilter’s Choice, Janine Vangool

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The tattoo booth is already filling up with people getting their QuiltCon tats!

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“Emergent” by Kari Vojtechovsky — 3rd Place, Piecing

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“Stock on Hand” by Katherine Jones— 2nd Place, Bias Strip Quilting Challenge

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“CPU” by Katherine Jones — 1st Place, Bias Strip Quilting Challenge

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“Modern Mojo 2” by Linda Thielfoldt

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“Modern Mojo 2” by Linda Thielfoldt (closeup)

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“Knit Stitch” by Dorie Schwarz — 3rd Place, Bias Strip Quilting Challenge

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“Botanics” by Carolyn Friedlander

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“Iceberg” by Crystal McGann

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“Barn – Remnant” by Kim Eichler-Messmer

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“Rainbow Remix” by Rebecca Bryan

Keep an eye on the blog for more updates, and see a list all of our winners on the MQG blog!

17 thoughts on “QuiltCon Recap: Day 1

  1. I just love the ‘modern’ inclusion of ‘tats’! Anxiously awaiting more reports and pictures of stunning quilts.

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