Festival of Quilts Modern Quilts round-up

Hands up who made it along to The Festival of Quilts this past weekend? We're sharing a handful of our top picks from this year's quilt-stravaganza in this quilt gallery

Festival of Quilts Modern Quilts Gallery

We had the pleasure of spending a few days at the show – admiring quilts, stroking fabrics and meeting up with all of our quilty pals.

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Maria Coxon Festival of Quilts
Go with the Flow by Maria Coxon

We loved the way that these V&Co Ombre Metallic fabrics flowed in Maria Coxon’s rainbow Bargello design.

Festival of Quilts Lisa Hofmann-maurer
Fina by Lisa Hofmann-Maurer

Past Love Patchwork & Quilting contributor Lisa’s vibrant blue and orange quilt caught our eyes as we wondered past the competition quilts!

Festival of Quilts Angela Hounsell
Sewology by Angela Hounsell, pattern by Pen + Paper Patterns

Angela Hounsell’s Sewology quilt blocks pop against a dramatic dark background.

Festival of Quilts Teresa Summerfield
Mad Cow by Teresa Summerfield, pattern by Violet Craft

Who can resist Violet Craft’s clever FPP cow pattern!? Teresa Summerfield combined cotton and linen for a textured effect.

Festival of Quilts Kitty Wilkin
Rainbow Tiny Sampler by Jodie Tawn, pattern by Kitty Wilkin

We’ve loved seeing Kitty Wilkin’s Tiny Sampler blocks pop up on our Instagram feeds this year – they’re even tinier than you’d expect in real life!

Featival of Quilts Deadmoths
Deadmoths by Jessamie Self and Trudi Wood

How striking are these moths in Jessamie Self and Trudi Wood’s group quilt?! The colours, the quilting… swoon!

Festival of Quilts Modern Quilts Gallery
Bauble II by Tatyana Duffie

Speaking of quilting, check out the intricate patterns Tatyana Duffie has stitched over her geometric design.

Festival of Quilts Paula Steel
Finding Structure by Paula Steel

Paula’s dreamy colour palette and pop of stripes tick ALL the boxes for us!

Festivla of Quilts Sophie Zaugg
Flashback by Sophie Zaugg

If we were to pick a favourite improv quilt from the event, Sophie Zaugg’s Flashback design would certainly be up there!

Festival of Quilts Nicholas Ball
Improv piecing by Nicholas Ball

…accompanied by the lovely Nicholas Ball’s signature triangles.

Festival of Quilts Jo Avery
Pickle Dish Twist by Jo Avery
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And of course, we got super excited when we saw past Love Patchwork & Quilting quilts proudly on display – like this Pickle Dish beauty by Jo Avery!