These Aren’t Just Your Grandma’s Old Quilts. Check Out This Local Quilt Show In Photos.

March 15, 2020

The Pensacola Quilters’ Guild held their biannual show and sale Friday and Saturday at the Pensacola Fairgrounds.

Over 150 quilters took part in the 2020 Quilt Show “Portal to the Future” with over 200 quilts made by members over the last two years on display.

The show included traditional handcrafted quilts, art and modern quilts with intricate computerized designs. Organizers said the show covered the spectrum of quilting today and showed just how far quilting has advanced into a textile art form.

For a photo gallery, click here. photos, click to enlarge.


7 Responses to “These Aren’t Just Your Grandma’s Old Quilts. Check Out This Local Quilt Show In Photos.”

  1. Estrella Nueva on March 20th, 2020 5:58 pm

    Gorgeous quilts. A beautiful as well as functional art form and tradition. Big thank you to the quilters for sharing and sponsors.

  2. Maggie Thompson on March 19th, 2020 9:22 am

    I am interested in a quilt that is in the gallery and I commented on the Facebook photo. I would like to purchase the quilt or at least see if it is available for purchase. Can someone help me find someone at the show or someone who can lead me to the holder of the quilt. Feel free to email me if you have any questions.

  3. Deborah Deane on March 15th, 2020 12:26 pm

    As a Hand Quilter, I can say that these photos
    are great but in no way do justice to these Breathtaking Quilts!!! Quilt Shows are Great, wish there were more of them! These are pieces of our History and pieces of Art that no two pieces will be the same.As hand-piecer and hand quilter there are many pieces to sew together even thousands of pieces.To think about how long and how much work went into these Masterpieces is mindboggling!!!

  4. Southern girl on March 15th, 2020 9:31 am

    Beautiful ❤️ Quilts. Very well made, excellent patterns, lots of love and dedication hard work to put them together. I have not been able to make one myself but want to attempt it. I have a few , a crazy quilt, 2 yoyo quilts, and others. Great job !

  5. Barbara Stanbro on March 15th, 2020 9:13 am

    Even if these were “just my grandmother’s old quilts,” they would still be works of art. My grandmother hand-piece and hand-quilted her beautiful quilts. Some of them are in a quilt museum. Quilting is a centuries-old pastime, and old quilts are beautiful quilts.

  6. Gideon C. Dengle on March 15th, 2020 8:02 am

    We attended this exhibition and enjoyed it very much. The photos, while good, don’t do justice to the art on display. There are quilts that transport you back to your childhood, some that are rather avant garde, and all have a huge degree of detail and represent many many hours of work. One small exhibition is by a 95 year old quilter who is still around and creating beautiful pieces!

  7. misstrish on March 15th, 2020 5:28 am

    so very beautiful!!

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