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Peter Byrne's quilt, Starring You, won Best of Show at QuiltCon 2020 and we got a chance to have him talk about it. And, oh, by the way, Peter won another big ribbon at QuiltCon. Stay tuned for more on that.

Artist Statement: “Working within a modern aesthetic, I limited my colour palette to black and white to bring attention to the large graphic, yet striking minimalist design. I used 90 pieces of turned edge appliqué to create the explosive star burst as it provides the greatest freedom of composition. The expansive negative space is densely quilted with a variety of hand guided quilting motifs and to highlight and add definition, I used a heavy weight black thread.”

Instagram: @petersquilts & hoverquilting

Email: petersquilts@gmail.com

Website: peterbquilts.com

(See photos and details of Starring You beneath the video.)

 

 

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#16 Melinda Capozza 2020-03-06 13:00
Oh my goodness. This quilt is amazing.
#15 Bethelbee 2020-02-26 08:34
What an awesome quilt! Not usually into black and white but this is incredible!
#14 Jill Farnsworth 2020-02-23 16:32
This quilt is gorgeous. I love it and so do my kids. Just came back from QuiltCon and let me tell you, there are some very talented, creative people out there!
#13 Marlene Ludlow 2020-02-21 20:27
love it! super creative and exciting to look at. great job!
#12 batemlou 2020-02-21 19:12
Viewed it today in Austin, Texas at QuiltCon -- it was fabulous!
#11 Old Quilter 2020-02-21 17:56
The points on the turned edged applique are so perfect. Im amazed it did not take twice that long to quilt. it is very powerful
#10 lleafy 2020-02-21 16:42
I'm not usually a big fan of modern quilts, but this one is inspired, ingenious, and impressive!
#9 jJ Elliott 2020-02-21 13:37
Not only is this quilt fun to look at the workmanship is extraordinary.
#8 artsyles 2020-02-21 13:24
I am not usually a fan of modern quilts, but I love this one. It is wonderful.
#7 activequilter 2020-02-21 12:33
Beautiful!
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