Saturday, June 5, 2010

Edyta Sitar and Laundry Basket Quilts

More from Quilt Market.....
 I think my new favorite pattern designer/ book author is Edyta Sitar. She does amazing piecing and applique.  And when I heard her speak at Quilt Market, I was captivated.  She is very personable and it's a pleasure to listen to her speak.  Her accent is charming and she speaks comfortably to her audience, as if she were conversing with a few friends. 

Behind her is the quilt from the cover of "Hop To It".  She learned during this class that the book is now an award winner.  Her publisher surprised her with the honor just moments after this photo was taken.

Here's a closeup of the breath taking quilt.  It's even better in person than on the cover of the book.

And the bunny block.  :-)  The applique on this quilt is all fused/ raw edge.  Her stitching is so clean-- right on the edge of the pieces.  It's hard to tell that it's raw edge without getting very close to it.

The rest of these photos were taken in her booth.  It was hard to photograph them because the booth was so crowded.  She was VERY popular.

These patterns are so amazing.  I think they will be showing up on my website!

This was very pretty in blue and white.  She generally uses more color and I was surprised to see this one.  Very nice!

 A VERY pretty pineapple.



Gerry said...

Sue, Thanks for bringing this quilt artist to our attention.
Her work is captivating
Fused/Raw edge - - hmmm, interesting
Hus & ♥♥♥s,

call me crazy said...

Wow! I love all her quilts too! How fun to see them up close. :-)

Kim D. said...

I've seen some of Edyta's patterns recently, but not that beautiful applique quilt with the bunny. Her patterns are beautiful. Thanks for sharing all those quilts in her booth. I love raw edge applique.