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.

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40" x 40"

Heartful Days

by Aki Sakai of Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Artist Statement:

This quilt’s design is based on my favorite flowers.”

Winner: Third Prize in Traditional Appliqué

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