Quilt of the Day

The International Quilt Association’s (IQA) annual fall judged show, Quilts: A World of Beauty, premieres at International Quilt Festival/Houston each year and is one of the quilting world’s most prestigious competitions.

(For your viewing pleasure only, pattern not available.)

35" x 61"


by Joann Hoffman and Shirley Hobbs of Hill City, South Dakota

Artist Statement:

I have always loved the children’s magazine Highlights, where they had objects in the picture and you try to find them. I have done that in this quilt. See how many you can find — frog, grasshopper, gecko, etc.”

Winner: First Prize in Merit Quilting Computer-Guided

Award sponsored by Gammill Quilting Systems

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Photo by Jim Lincoln