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Thread: Photos from Houston Quilt Show 11-4-2010

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    I'm sharing a few photos I took at the Houston Quilt Show this week. Many exhibits cannot be photographed (including a FABULOUS collection of Baltimore Album quilts -- amazing!), so I just snapped a few that I like, including the scrappy quilts and antique Americana quilts. And, of course, the Best of Show winner; it was amazing to see the detail work on that quilt.

    I am so sorry that I didn't get details about the quilt makers so I can credit them for their work here. It was difficult to take photos because of the other people who were admiring the work. Each quilt is a masterpiece.

    Eleanor Burns at her "Quilt in a Day" booth. Yes, she was ALWAYS smiling.
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    Best of Show Award for $10,000. Made by Sharon Schamber.
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    Back side of Sharon Schamber's quilt.
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    Close up of Sharon Schamber's winning quilt. The quilting is done with black thread.
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    Close-up of one block from the Founder's Award winner.
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    Quilt from a collection called "Block Swap Quilts"
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    Close up of blocks in previous quilt.
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    A block swap quilt. Notice that the pinwheels are of different sizes.
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    Close-up of one block from previous quilt
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    This quilt was made in 1919 by a mother for her son who was serving overseas during WWI. She gave the quilt to him when he returned home.
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    A block swap quilt.
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    A block swap quilt.
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    Beautiful quilts, thank you so much for sharing.

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    Wow!

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    wow those are amazing thanks for sharing

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    Double WOW
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    Wow!

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    I love going to quilt shows... thank you for bringing it to me.

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    wow the look with the black thread on that quilt is incredible!

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    Thaks for the pics , what great work they have done

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    Thank you so much.

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    That first pink one is beautiful! Very vibrant love the colors!!

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