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FoQ - two person category entries from Region 5

Chic Modern Neutrals and Houston Fabric Highight

Chic Modern Neutrals was entered by Heather Hassell and Mary Jane Hutchinson from Bristol in the Two Person category of the 2017 Festival of Quilts.  Taking a Moda layer cake and using the Double Sliced Layer Cake design from Missouri Star the piece was long arm quilted by Mary Jane Hutchinson of Trym Quilting 

Frances Matthews of Faberdashery Long Arm Quilting  was the machine quilter for 2 other quilts in this category. Lynne Johnson took her favourite blocks from the 30 original ones in the pattern sold by Threadbear in Australia.  Hand stitched and freezer paper applique. 

Natalie Taylor and Frances Matthews entered "Houston Fabric Highlights"  The fabrics were bought at the Houston International Quilt exhibition in 2015 and Natalie used the tumbler design.  Simple quilting lines add an interesting texture to the surface of the quilt.