A Quilter's Gathering
Nashua, New Hampshire

There were several Celtic quilts entered in the quilt competition at this show for 2007. Scarlett took pictures of most of them, and here they are:

Fran Kordek's Celtic quilt, Life Cycles.

#70 - Life Cycles by Fran Kordek of Elkins, WV. The Celtic Tree of Life (copyright by Welsh artist Jen Delyth, used with permission) is surrounded by my Celtic design of a circle of seasons.

Closeup of Pat Harrison's quilt, Pearls of Fire.

Closeup of #51 - Pearls of Fire by Pat Harrison of Exeter, RI. The design for this whole cloth was inspired by a trip through Southern Ireland in Sept. 2006, where I fell in love with all things Celtic. Trapunto, hot fix and string pearl embellishment, longarm machine quilted and piped binding.

Elsie Campbell's quilt, Aunt Mimi's Flower Garden.

#21 Aunt Mimi's Flower Garden by Elsie M. Campbell of Dodge City, KS. Over the course of 3 years, I developed the technique for the Celtic work and took classes from sue Nickels and Diane Gaudinski for the applique and machine quilting - then practiced, practiced & practiced until I got it!

Here's a closeup of the Celtic knotwork:

Close up of Elsie's quilt, showing the knotwork.

This knot was made with 1/8" wide tape!

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