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The 2010 FALL IQA JUDGED SHOW First Place, Traditional Pieced Category sponsored by From Marti Michell NEW YORK JAZZ 74.5 X 75 by PATRICIA M AYER and K AREN WATTS of Houston, Texas, USA Photo by

con tents J OURNAL OF T HE I NTERNATIONAL Q UILT A SSOCIATION V O L U M E 3 2 N U M B E R 4 2 3 6 10 12 letter from the president Pepper Cory talks about the charitable hearts of quilters, and why p

L E T T E R BOaRd OF diREcTORs president Pepper Cory vice president education Pokey Bolton vice president finance Stevii Graves vice president membership Linda Pumphrey vice president public service B

10 free quilty things on the internet b y p a t s l o a n 1 2 3 4 Most of the wonderful quilt magazines have sections online with articles and patterns. Some even have magazines you can read online

5 As the blogs about me page says True Up is a blog devoted to fabric. Kim Kight writes about fabric, all kinds of fabric, and its fun She has a schedule of two to three posts a day, five

10 FREE QUiLTY THiNGs ON THE iNTERNET 8 9 1 0 I reviewed 12 x 12 The International Art Quilt Challenge on my blog during a blog hop. The book is really fabulous, as it takes you through what each pe

iqa agenda Takahiko Watabe, Karey Bresenhan, Nancy OBryant Puentes, and Kunio Minami stand in front of Yukiko Hiranos B A L T I M O R E A L B U M I V . 6

iQa aGENda YUKiKO HiRaNO QUiLTs dONaTEd TO iQa When the incredibly talented Japanese quilter Yukiko Hirano passed away in 2010, her husband, Takeo Hirano, wanted to make sure that her work lived on f

iQa aGENda continued fun. Check IQAs website, for additional activities, information, rules, and suggestions for the shoe challenge. New this year A boxed meal and beverage is included

The 2011 Quilts A World of Beauty Judged Show Sponsors 96,250 in nonpurchase cash awards See all the finalists on display this fall at Quilt Festival in Houston QUI LT INTERNATIONAL F E S T I VA L H

ballot box Our annual meeting, the Lone Star Quilt Conference, will be held Thursday, November 3, at 515 p.m., in Ballroom C at the George R. Brown Convention Center during International Quilt Festiva

BaLLOT BOX sUsaN BRUBaKER KNaPP, VicE PREsidENT OF PUBLic sERVicE Susan Brubaker Knapp is a fiber artist and pattern designer who is passionate about teaching and sharing her joy in quilting with oth

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PaTT BLaiR OF MT. BaLdY, caLiFORNia IQA Journal First, tell us about your background. Blair I am an Oklahoma farm girl transplanted to Southern California in the 1950s. As a small child in Oklahoma,

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PaTT BLaiR IQA Journal Any funny or amusing stories about your quilting Blair I owe a leap forward in learning to a major paperpiecing mistake. In taking a wall quilt paperpiecing class of a complica

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PaTT BLaiR to talk with that understood me. So, since in my beginning, there were few, if any, such quilt artists in my immediate circle, I created my website primarily for getting and supporting tea

winners gallery artPictorial FiRsT PLacE SUNSET AND SANDHILL CRANES 48 x 53 by J OANNE B AETH of Bonanza, Oregon, USA 18

caTEGORY sPONsOREd BY accUQUiLT Artists Statement In the spring, Sandill Cranes migrate through the area where I live and many remain to nest. They actually fly over my house every morning and evenin

artPictorial sEcONd PLacE PORT OF CASSIS 52.5 x 48 by L ENORE C RAWFORD of Midland, Michigan, USA 20

caTEGORY sPONsOREd BY accUQUiLT Artists Statement This piece was created from a photo I took at dusk in the small French fishing village of Cassis. I wanted to capture the glow of reflections in the

artPictorial THiRd PLacE IN A FLASH 34.25 x 22.5 by A LISON L AURENCE of Auckland, New Zealand 22

caTEGORY sPONsOREd BY accUQUiLT Artists Statement My quilt was inspired by a slow shutter speed photography of a cycle race. I have tried to capture the feeling of speed as the cyclists race past in

artPictorial HONORaBLE MENTiON EIEIO 48.5 x 45.5 by N ANCY B ROWN of Oakland, California, USA 24

caTEGORY sPONsOREd BY accUQUiLT Artists Statement Inspired by fond memories of visits to relatives farms in California and Canada when I was a child. Original design My farm relatives were the nices

winners gallery Wearable art FiRsT PLacE REQUIEM VERDE by G ILBERT M UNIZ of Houston, Texas, USA 26

caTEGORY sPONsOREd BY HOBBs BONdEd FiBERs Artists statement The inspiration for this garment came from wanting to create a look that starts out as a small quilt and eventually morphs into a jacket. T

Wearable art sEcONd PLacE FLORAL RHAPSODY by J ENNY R AYMOND of Gothenburg, Nebraska, USA 28

caTEGORY sPONsOREd BY HOBBs BONdEd FiBERs Artists statement Floral Rhapsody was inspired by my love of flowers. OESD designs were used in this creation, and were made on a sandwich of watersoluble st

Wearable art THiRd PLacE FLAMENCO ROSE 30 by E VE K OVACS of Woodridge, Illinois, USA

caTEGORY sPONsOREd BY HOBBs BONdEd FiBERs Artists statement This ensemble was inspired by Spanish dance and bullfighting costumes. The Toreador jacket features machine embroidery designs enlarged and

from the library b y s t e v i i g r a v e s Beautiful Botanicals By Deborah Kemball 29.95 112 pages CT Publishing Just as promised on the front cover, there are 45 appliqu flowers and 14 projects in

The 2010 FALL IQA JUDGED SHOW First Place, artWhimsical Category sponsored by Quiltmaker magazine FA N TA S Y IN LACE 81.5 X 87.5 by M ARY B UVIA of Greenwood, Indiana, USA Photo by Jim Lincol

The 2010 FALL IQA JUDGED SHOW First Place, Miniature Category sponsored by Pellon MISSION IMPECCABLE 18.25 X 18.25 by K UMIKO F RYDL of Houston, Texas, USA Photo by Jim Lincoln