Of all the quilts I've seen so far at Houston International Quilt Festival, this is one of my favorites. My Double Wedding Ring quilt made by Keiko Goke:
Keiko is incredibly talented. This quilt was made improvisationally without templates, and beautifully quilted. She also added some hand stitches:
I didn't know before, but I sure do now, that Market is the best time to come and see quilts. The winners aren't up, but most of the other quilts are and it is a ghost town. Keiko's quilt looks stunning from far too, not just close up:
My friend Siobhan arrived yesterday and we're stitching and relaxing before the madhouse that is preview tonight.