IBSquilts

All quilts or quilt tops made from blocks from our first International Block Swap

Teresa's Quilt

Teresa's Quilt

Teresa from Spain had a difficult start with her IBS1 blocks - the swapped package got lost on its way from Germany to Spain! Luckily, her team is really a team in the best sense and all team members agreed to make another block for Teresa.

June's Quilt

June's Quilt

June set her IBS1 blocks on point and arranged them in a layout which allows for 13 blocks instead of 12. In the 13th space, she included a diagram showing all the contributing quilters for her quilt along with their countries - another very clever idea to show to the world how well quilters collaborate beyond borders!

Joan's Quilt

Joan's Quilt

Not only does Joan belong to a very creative and productive IBS team, but she is also the one who is ultimately responsible that there was an International Block Swap at all. It was her idea initially which she very graciously allowed us to hijack...

Cindy's Quilt

Cindy's Quilt

Cindy arranged her IBS1 blocks in a 3 by 4 layout with block sashings and a border in the same width and using the same warm, dark read fabric. Cindy asked a friend to embroider the names of the quilters, their towns and countries below the blocks to have a lasting reminder where the blocks came from...

Lubica's Quilt

Lubica's Quilt

Lubica from Slovakia arranged her IBS blocks around a panel showing the 12 zodiac signs surrounded by images of the moon and stellar and astrological symbols...

Dawn's Quilt

Dawn's Quilt

Dawn chose to set her 12 IBS1 blocks into a medallion style layout with the block forming the border and the picture postcards transferred to fabric making up the centre of the quilt. Dawn embroidered the quilt's "motto" (International Block Swap) right into the middle of the postcards...

Quilt Expo 2013 and the IBS1 Quilts (3)

Quilt Expo 2013 and the IBS1 Quilts (3)

We wanted to share this picture with you - it shows Joan and Jutta at Quilt Expo 2013 rather proudly pointing to the map the Baltimore Heritage Quilters very kindly provided...

Derry's 2nd Quilt

Derry's 2nd Quilt

This beautiful and truly majestic quilt is actually Derry's 2nd IBS quilt...

Karin K's Quilt

Karin K's Quilt

Karin from Austria set her IBS1 blocks in a 3 by 4 layout separated by narrow brown sashings. The quilt centre is framed by a wider border using the same brown border. The outer border is embellished with wonderful country style appliqué which give Karin's quilt a calm and stylish overall look...

Quilt Expo 2013 and the IBS1 Quilts (2)

Quilt Expo 2013 and the IBS1 Quilts

The first day of the Quilt Expo 2013 was very exciting with lots and lots of visitors. There was an enormous interest for the IBS1 quilts...

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