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Tuesday, October 05, 2010

The Rambling River Exhibit

Here is an overview of The Rambling River and 11 of the 15 participants. As I discussed in my earlier, post, this group is comprised of 15 women. 7 of us are from the west side of the state of Missouri near the Missouri River around the greater Kansas City area, and the other 8 women are from the east side of the state near the confluence of the Missouri and the Missisippi around the St. Louis area. I'm trying to put together the map of the state with each of our locations on it, too.

This exhibit is 22' long, and I'm sorry that this photo doesn't quite show the ones on the right side very well due to the bend in the wal. When it is displayed in November at our quilt show, I should have a better photograph of it to share. If you are interested in exhibiting it at one of your quilt shows or know of a gallery who would like to have it for display, please let me know. It can be yours for the shipping/insurance to and from our location. Each piece is 18" X 22" so the weight shouldn't be very much overall, I think. And it is just stunning to see all the different techniques and ideas that were used without sharing information back and forth until the "reveal".

You can see this in person if you are in the area on November 5 or November 6 at the Lee's Summit Quilter's Quilt Show. It will be at the Woods Chapel Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee's Summit, MO from 9 AM to 5 PM each day.

You can double click each of these pictures for more detail. Enjoy!
The Rambling Art Quilters, Missouri (four people not shown)
#1 Lorrie Oltman and #2 Jane Kennedy
#3 Jill Harmon and  #4 Wendy Richards
#5 Klonda Holt and  #6 Nancy Sinise
#7 Cheri Rabourn and  #8 Marsha Bray
#9 Quiltgranny and  #10 Candy Grisham
#10 Candy Grisham and #11 Cathy Wight
#12 Judy Humphrey and #13 Joan Ferguson
#14 Josie Hermsmeyer and #15  Terry Rhodes


candyce said...

Thank you for posting. Boy did you make us all look good! Candy

knitnoid said...

Awesome! I hope I get to see it at the Guild show in November. will have to check my work schedule.

Kathie said...

I just loved seeing this quilt, what a wonderful challenge for all of you.
Its amazing you all should be proud of yourselves.
wish I was closer I would love to see it in person

QuiltingFitzy said...

What a fabulous collaboration! Great job ladies.

River Notes said...

Very very cool. what an amazing cross state collaboration and a great subject matter!

steve schnarr
missouri river relief

Quilts And Pieces said...

This is so cool!

Teresa said...

The Rambling River is marvelous!

YankeeQuilter said...

Love the quilts...we have a show next October, "Quilting on the River"...the Savannah river that is!

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful project. Enjoyed all of the quilts! So many different takes on the "river"--all beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
Brenda C.

Anonymous said...

Just loved the exhibit! I couldn't choose a favorite! It was especially interesting how you hung them to make a continuous river rolling across the wall.
Nicely done!

Helen from Godfrey