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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72" x 72"

Last Chance, Last Dance

by Moira Cannata of Houston ,Texas

Artist Statement:

My friends held an intervention – too much fabric! I used up 22,932 pieces on this quilt, a tribute to old-fashioned “charm” quilts, repeating one pattern in different ways. This was the last chance that these scraps would dance through my sewing machine.”

Winner: Third Place in Traditional Pieced

Award sponsored by From Marti Michell

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Photo by Jim Lincoln