IBS2quilts

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

IBS2 Travelling Exhibition: The Ludlow Quilters' Show

IBS2 Travelling Exhibition: The Ludlow Quilters' Show

Shortly after the swapping event of IBS2, we received a friendly e-mail from Murri, one of the participants asking us whether we could imagine to show the community quilt "Water for the World" at the Ludlow quilters' 2015 show. We had a look at the map, found an international airport "close by" and wrote back that we would be delighted...

IBS2 Travelling Exhibition: Quilt-OPEN-house, Purgstall, Austria

IBS2 Travelling Exhibition: Quilt-OPEN-house, Purgstall, Austria

After the Nadelwelt in Karlsruhe, an adventure of a very different kind awaited the IBS2 quilts and us in in the middle of June 2015. It wouldn't be a big quilt show this time, but a quilt exhibition just for the IBS2 quilts - very kindly supported by Angelika Steinböck of Quilthouse in Purgstall, Austria.

IBS2 Book: Water for the World...

The IBS2 Book: Water for the World...

We are very proud to announce the book publication "Water for the World - IBS2 Quilts on Tour" which will accompany the IBS2 Travelling Exhibition.

IBS2 Travelling Exhibition: Nadelwelt 2015 in Karlsruhe, Germany

IBS2 Travelling Exhibition: Nadelwelt 2015 in Karlsruhe, Germany

We celebrated our big Germany premiere of our International IBS2 travelling exhibition with the motto "Water - our most important elixir of life" at the Nadelwelt 2015 in Karlsruhe from May 15 to 17. From each of the 19 IBS2 swap teams there was at least one quilt represented, 47 in total! So actually all 171 participating block designs could be admired in our exhibition....

IBS2 Travelling Exhibition: Quilt Expo 2015 in Baltimore

IBS2 Travelling Exhibition: Quilt Expo 2015 in Baltimore

We were thrilled to bits when the Baltimore Heritage Quilters' Guild invited us to again to show quilts from one of our projects - this time the blue water quilts from IBS2 travelled over the Atlantic in Jutta's suitcase to be shown at the 2015 Quilt Expo in Goucher College in the Greater Baltimore area.

IBS2-Quilt Lynn E., USA

IBS2-Quilt Lynn E., USA

Lynn from Michigan, USA, also finished her IBS2 quilt for the Team Tasman Sea and sent us this photo....

IBS2-Quilt: Fran C., USA

IBS2-Quilt: Fran C., USA

Here comes another beautiful IBS2 quilt for the team Coral Sea, sewn by Fran in the US-state of Mississippi....

IBS2-Quilt Heike I., Germany

IBS2-Quilt Heike I. Germany

Heike sent us this photo of her wonderful IBS2 quilt for the team Argentine Sea...

You can admire Heike's quilt together with many other quilts from our participants during our IBS2 travelling exhibition!

IBS2-Quilt: Dany K., Germany

IBS2-Quilt: Dany K., Germany

As you can see, it's never too late to finish your IBS2 quilt! Thank you Dany for sending us this photo of your lovely IBS2 quilt for the team Coral Sea....

IBS2-Quilt: Diana G, USA

IBS2-Quilt: Diana G, USA

Diana contributes another IBS2 quilt to the team Atlantic which turns out to be one of the strongest teams...

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