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Thread: Paducah Quilt Show, Fall 2018

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    Paducah Quilt Show, Fall 2018

    Here are some photos of what I saw and loved at the Fall Paducah Show in Sept. Some show the whole quilt, and some are merely close ups of quilting detail I was particularly interested in. I can only post 10 photos per post, so I will be making multiple posts in this thread. Please wait until I am finished to comment. Thanks!

    I believe the black lines are 'couching'. Just incredible!
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    Log cabin baskets!
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    More beautiful couching?
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    Incredible quilting on this wholecloth!
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    Zoom in and check out the incredible quilting on this one!
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    Children's Book Challenge: Pinocchio
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    This quilt is by Tula Pink and quilted by Angela Walters... it's one of the quilts from their new book corroboration.
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    Done posting! Hope you enjoyed the show.
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    Loved it. Thanks.

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    All I can say wow, unbelievable so much talent!!

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    I'd like to comment but I don't have the words!
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    Thanks for posting those. They're wonderful!
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    All are beautiful and daunting! Thanks!

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    Wow! thank you so much for posting all these! No way I can pick a favorite--almost each one I thought "that's the one I like best" and then I'd scroll down and love the next one best! Just some amazing talent on display.

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    ​Thanks for the eye candy!

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    Mind-blowing beauty and talent here. I'm gobsmacked. Especially some of the art quilts and some of the quilting itself. I'd love to be able to crawl into the minds of these geniuses.

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    Beautiful beautiful work. I guess living near the National Quilt Museum must up the competition. This amount of quality work is shared EVERY Fall? OMG

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    Quote Originally Posted by LindaMRB View Post
    Beautiful beautiful work. I guess living near the National Quilt Museum must up the competition. This amount of quality work is shared EVERY Fall? OMG
    Actually, they have an even bigger show every Spring. They expanded to add a Fall show as well, only two years ago. This is only the second Fall show in Paducah. It’s wonderful!
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    Proof that quilters are artists! Lovely, stunning, OK, not my style and gorgeous are all in your gallery of fabulous quilt photos. I sit in awe.

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    Hats off and bow to the masters!!!

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    Works of art for sure, too pretty to use.

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    Beautiful pictures!

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    What wonderful quilts they amazed me, I wonder how the judges can choose as I saw some that I don't see how they could of missed a ribbon, word or something Thanks for posting I really enjoyed it

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    Thanks for the visual feast!

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    Wow, wow, wow, gorgeous!
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    Incredible quilts! Incredible talent! I am so in awe of the time, talent, patience, etc. that goes into each of these. Everyone should get a ribbon!

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    Thank you for posting these beautiful quilts. You must have come home so inspired after seeing them.

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    Thank you so much for taking and sharing so many wonderful pics Showbiz! The talent out there is mind boggling. Many of those quilts I have seen before as they have been traveling the show circuit for several years, like Margaret Solomen Gunn's quilt "Twisted Sister". Someday I will get to Paducah for quiltweek. Is the fall BOS still a viewers choice or did they go back to strictly judged? I recall being a bit put off by many major quilters in the final competition asking for votes on social media, their blogs and websites so in my mind it turned into a popularity contest rather than judging the quilt on its merits. Even though people were choosing from a selection the judges had made. For an award as major as the BOS at Paducah, carrying a prize purse of $10K to turn it into a "Vote for me" blitz on the internet just seemed to trivialize it in my mind.

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