It has already been mentioned that the only section where the quilter's names were printed in other than Japanese, was that of the "sensei" or teachers.
And, because of poor lighting, and a strange choice of background, pictures left much to be desired.
created by Yoshiko Fujita.
The printed wall design hardly does anything to show off the borders and actually hides the pale prints the quilter used.
The upper half is lit by the spotlights at the very top of the stadium but the wooden supports of the dividing walls cause shadows on most of the quilts that do not have their own spotlight.
along came more viewers.
Even by the time these ladies moved out of the frame, more heads and shoulders and elbows had moved in.
The aisles were quite narrow so to fit in one whole quilt, it was necessary to stand against the opposite wall.
I never did get back to take a picture of this lovely quilt.
created this quilt using tiny pieces ... maybe just a centimetre square.
"FuKuMi" is the title.
On the right is a sign with title, quilter's name, and a description given by the quilter.
I would have liked to be able to read what she was thinking as she put these little blocks together.
I think something like a field of flowers....
and the people making the display create a window opening so viewers can enjoy both sides.
This one is called "Dreaming of Beautiful Villages"
this is the reverse side of that quilt.
... a bit better lit but not as striking color as in real life.
Under the Olive Tree
Quilter's name is
This uses lots of floral prints.
This quilt, a little better lit, is by
Flowers for Everyone's Heart"
"WA - Japan"
By Yoshiko Katagiri has lots of colorful appliqued flowers. The daek areas are quilted in concentric circles looking like water on a pond.
This is another colorful one.
by Yoshiko Kurihara
Even with the crossing shadows, it is good viewing.
called "On the Wind".
It seems to be using lots of kimono fabric.
A month having passed, I have forgotten which quilts Tanya and Queenie have shown.
I do know that their pictures are much better than mine.
I should probably go back and see what might have been left un-shown . There care still a post's worth in my camera