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Fire and Ice

2009 • 235 x 235 cm
Theme at Machine Quilter Showcase in Kansas ( MQS)„Fire and Ice“

Peer through the window, watch as two worlds collide. Flames from the earth reaching ever higher the coolness of the snowflakes.

Fire and Ice was pieced using my free cutting and piecing method for the flames. The snowflakes were paperpieced and the background was pieced using a watercolor technique, with color graduating from white to dark blue and yellow to dark red. The black/white border was pieced giving the border an “optical illusion” window frame.

The snowflakes and the flames are machine appliqued , embellished with Razzle Dazzle and about 50 000 Swarowski Chrystals.


MQS Kansas 2009: 2.Platz „Fire and Ice“, Theme Category
MQS Kansas 2009: Best of Show Viewer´s Choice
Road to California/USA 2010: 1.Platz „Excellence in Longarmquilting“
Quilting with Machines, Huron 2011: Best of Show + 1.Platz Art
Milwaukee Quiltshow 2011: 1. Platz Art/Pictural
AQS Knoxville 2011: 1. Platz Bed Quilts
Quilt Odyssee Hershey 2011: 1. Platz Large Pieced Quilts
Indiana Quilt Heritage 2012: 2. Platz + 1.Platz First Entry
Shipshewana Quiltfestival 2012: 2. Platz Mixed Techniques