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.)

89" x 89"

The Coming of Spring

by Mariko Nakano of Yotsukaido-Shi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Artist Statement:

I expressed “the coming of spring” with the flowers that were in full bloom in my favorite color.”

Winner: Honorable Mention in Mixed Technique

Award sponsored by Robert Kaufman Co.

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Photo by Jim Lincoln