Metro Quilt Expo 2022 Highlights #1

A weekly selection of some of the gorgeous quilts which were on display at the 2022 Metro Quilt Expo. Check back each week for a new sampling of our gallery of quilted art.

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Best of Show: Small Quilt

Title: Resistance Reimagined
Artist: Diane Bierwagen
Original Design

“5 years ago I made a piece called Threads of Resistance encouraging people to engage in the political process. Issues, names and phone numbers of congressional representatives from MT, and poetry were part of this piece. This year I cut it up and repurposed it for a Small Things Matter challenge. I added positives ideas in each of star points. It was a delightful endeavor.”
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Title: Butterfly Girl
Artist: Jacque Younger
Original Design

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Metro Quilt Expo 2022
Title: Peaches In Pink
Artist: Char Grant
Quilted by: Clem Busik
Pattern Source: Magazine

Collected from my stash and a simple design from a magazine picture. Clem made the quilting “pop”.
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Title: My Civil War Cross and Crown (Detail)
Artist: Ann Pederson
Quilted by: Connie Rodman
Pattern Source: Magazine

I learned while making this quilt that I don’t like “fussy cutting” small pieces.