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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.)

93" x 93"


by Marilyn Badger of St. George, Utah

Artist Statement:

I stitched 15,000 yards of Superior metallic thread to create the overlay effect in the quilting so that it stands on its own as a separate, yet integral part of the quilt.”

Winner: First Prize in Merit Quilting, Machine

Award sponsored by Bernina of America

Photo courtesy of IQA.  Visit

Photo by Jim Lincoln

One Comment

  • Jackie says:

    Posted October 2, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    The pattern is a Judy Niemeyer pattern called Thistle Pods.

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