Focus Through the Prism Quilts on Display

This past weekend, I was thrilled to have enough room given to me to hang 72 of the quilts from the “Focus Through the Prism” Challenge that I ran on my blog last year.  They were hanging at the Rio Library Quilt Guild show and they looked amazing!IMG_3158 Unfortunately I wasn’t able to be there with them due to our first weekend of apple season but MANY folks came by the orchard after the show and told me how great they looked and how fun it was to see what everyone came up with!13939378_1015159105269481_6819046542138369532_nTop Row, left to right: “Circus Monkey” – First in Monkey Wrench Challenge, pieced & quilted by Becky Grover, Ann Arbor, MI, “Red Red Rudolph” pieced & quilted by Pat DuBois, Woodbury, MN, “Keeping It Simple” pieced by Audrey Manning and Quilted by Marcia Wachuta, Middleton, WI

Second Row: “Soul Sisters” pieced & quilted by Sharon Scott, Sun Prairie, WI, “My Tumbleweed Friends” BEST IN SHOW, Pieced & Quilted by Victoria Mansfield, Brisbane, Australia, “Cirque de Zinnias” pieced & quilted by Diane Lapacek, Poynette, WI

Third Row: “Monkey with a Wrench” pieced & quilted by Linda Syverson Guild, Bethesda, MD, “Design on the Fly” pieced & quilted by Mary Deeney, Minnetonka, MN, “Monkey Madness” pieced & quilted by Leslie Carmichael, Prattville, AL

Bottom Row: “Pinwheels” pieced & quilted by Karen Golden, Woodbury, MN, “OMG! Quilt Show! LOL! Batiks!” pieced & quilted by Roxy Pike, Acworth, GA, “Snowball Bouquet” FIRST in Snowball Challenge, pieced & quilted by Jo Brickwell, Casa Grande, AZ, 13902566_1015596528559072_7897910624197316019_nTop Row, left to right: “Snowball’s Chance in Hell” pieced & quilted by Mel Beach, San Jose, CA, “Rick with Sparkling Variety,” Pieced & Quilted by Trisha Frankland, Lodi, WI, “Indian Summer” First in Flying Geese Challenge, pieced & quilted by Sharon Scott, Sun Prairie, WI

Second Row: “Mon Florida Beach” pieced & quilted by Mel Beach ,San Jose, CA, “Orange Log Cabin-ish,” pieced by Dayna Thwaits and quilted by Marcia Wachuta, DeForest, WI, “New Mexico Dreaming” FIRST in the Log Cabin Challenge, pieced & Quilted by Mary Deeney, Minnetonka, MN

Third Row: “Give a Snowball a Chance,” pieced & quilted by Linda Syverson Guild, Bethesda, MD, “A Milestone of Memoirs” pieced & quilted by Roxy Pike, Acworth, GA, “Haydukes Cabin” pieced & Quilted by Charlene Waggoner, St. Peters, MO

Bottom Row: “Positively Pinwheels” pieced & quilted by Pam Giesel, Yellow Springs, OH, “Grandma’s Sunrise Windmolen” pieced & quilted by Marcia Wachuta, Boscobel, WI, “Yellow Friendship Star” pieced by Dayna Thwaits and quilted by Marcia Wachuta, DeForest, WI14034941_1015731908545534_3757773115406442464_nTop Row, left to right: “Elephant in the Middle” pieced & quilted by Kim Lapacek, Poynette, WI, “Make New Friends” pieced & quilted by Jill Cranford, Ottawa, IL, “Big Yellow Flower” by Elizabeth Schmidt, Engelwood, FL

Second Row: “Stars Fell on Alabama” pieced & quilted by Leslie Carmichael, Prattville, AL, “Curve Ball” pieced & quilted by Becky Grover, Ann Arbor, MI, “Rising Star” – FIRST in Friendship Star Challenge, Pieced & Quilted by Jo Brickwell, Casa Grande, AZ

Third Row: “Cabin FLower” pieced & quilted by Diane Lapacek, Poynette, WI, “Come Fly with Me” pieced & quilted by Roxy Pike, Acworth, GA, “Flower Power #1: A Wrench in the Works” pieced & quilted by Audrey Manning, Middleton, WI

Bottom Row: “Bee Happy” pieced & quilted by Pat DuBois, Woodury, MN, “Here Comes the Sun Dogs” pieced & quilted by Sharon Scott, Sun Prairie, WI, “A Second Self” pieced & quilted by Pam Giesel, Yellow Springs, OH

green quilts

Top Row, left to right:  “Friendships Grow in Many Directions” pieced & quilted by Mary Deeney, Minnetonka, MN, “Nine Patch Doodle” – FIRST in Nine Patch Challenge, Pieced & Quilted by Linda Syverson Guild, Bethesda, MD, “Trios Fleches” pieced & quilted by Erin Faller, Duncannon, PA

Second Row: “Pinwheel on the Prairie” pieced & quilted by Victoria Mansfield, Brisbane, Australia, “Flower Garden” pieced & quilted by Rochelle Summers, Carson City, NV, “Windmills of my Mind” pieced & quilted by Eveyln Larrison, DeForest, WI

Third Row: “Anserini Asters” pieced & quilted by Trisha Frankland, Lodi, WI, “Green Power”, pieced & quilted by Betsy Vinegrad, Short Hills, NJ, “Hashtag Wild Goose Chase” pieced & quilted by Betsy Vinegrad, Short Hills, NJ

Bottom Row: “Crop Circles” pieced by Audrey Manning and quilted by Marcia Wachuta, Middleton, WI, “Pinwheels & Posies” pieced & quilted by Mel Beach, San Jose, CA, “Joy” pieced & quilted by Debbie Silva, Deatsville, AL

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Top Row, left to right: “Branching Out” pieced & quilted by Elizabeth Schmidt, Engelwood, FL, “Flat, Straight, and Square” pieced & quilted by Trisha Frankland, Lodi, WI, “Blue Goose” pieced & quilted by Becky Grover, Ann Arbor, MI,

Second Row: “Twirl” pieced & quilted by Trisha Frankland, Lodi, WI, “Violet Snowball” pieced by Dayna Thwaits and quilted Marcia Wachuta, Lodi, WI, “Friendship Star in Indigo” pieced & quilted by Linda Syverson Guild, Bethesda, MD

Third Row: “Colorado Beauty” pieced & quilted by Jill Cranford, Ottawa, IL, “Last Evening of Summer Vacation” pieced & quilted by Roxy Pike, Acworth, GA, “ Meet Me at Infinity” pieced & quilted by Diane Lapacek, Poynette, WI

Bottom Row: “Bubbling Blues” pieced & quilted by Marcia Wachuta, Boscobel, WI, “Indigo Buntings” pieced & quilted by Cheryl Snellgrove, Autaugaville, AL, “Pinwheel Farm” – FIRST in Pinwheel Challenge, pieced & quilted by Linda Syverson Guild, Bethesda, MD

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Top Row, left to right: “All Wired Up” pieced & quilted by Victoria Mansfield, Brisbane, Australia, “Raspberry Beret” pieced & quilted by Erin Faller, Duncannon, PA, “Everything’s Coming up Violets” pieced & quilted by Jo Brickwell, Casa Grande, AZ

Second Row: “Circle of Friends” pieced & quilted by Diane Lapacek, Poynette, WI, “Pinwheels at Midnight” pieced & quilted by Lisa Foslien, Lake Stevens, WA, “Binary Log Cabin” by Mel Beach, San Jose, CA

Third Row: “Not my Mother’s Geese” by Lisa Foslien, Lake Stevens, WA, “Follow Me” pieced & quilted by Jill Cranford, Ottawa, IL, “Solstice at Moonrise” pieced & quilted by Trisha Frankland, Lodi, WI

Bottom Row: “Singing to the Lights” pieced & quilted by Rochelle Summers, Carson City, NV, “Stars Abound in Hollywood” pieced & quilted by Roxy Pike, Acworth, GA, “Just Because II, pieced & quilted by Mary Deeney, Minnetonka, MN

 

The next chance you’ll have to see some of the Focus Quilts on display will be at the 2016 Quilt Expo in Madison, WI, September 8th – 10th. 

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