IBS1

All articles related to our First International Block Swap including all subsequent activities, such as the IBS1 Travelling Exhibition

Karin's IBS1 Quilt

Karin's IBS1 Quilt

While we are in the middle of preparing the IBS2 Travelling Exhibition, let's not forget how it all started with the block swaps! This is Karin's IBS1 quilt...

IBS1 Travelling Exhibition - Last Curtain

IBS1 Travelling Exhibition - Last Curtain

As you might have read in our last newsletter, we celebrated the grand finale of our

IBS1 Traveling Exhibition at the Nadelwelt 2014

in Karlsruhe, Germany, from May 23 – 25, 2014....

Margarita's IBS1 Quilt

Margarita's IBS1 Quilt

As you can see, people are still sending us pictures for IBS1! This wonderful and very large IBS1 quilt is the collaboration of an entire family...

IBS1 Travelling Exhibition - looking back...

IBS Travelling Exhibition

We will always look back on the year 2013 as the year "when we did the IBS1 Travelling Exhibition". The IBS1 Travelling Exhibition, or as it has turned out, the first part of the IBS1 Travelling Exhibition, was a great and unique experience for the Quilt around the World team...

Patchworkgruppe Schotten, September 2013 - The IBS1 Gallery

Schotten Raffle Quilt

Three ladies of the Schotten quilt guild participated in IBS1 and from there it was a small step to make their 2013 quilt show one of the destinations of the IBS1 Travelling Exhibition....

LandHausLeben Langenlois September 2013

Schloss Haindorf

LandHausLeben is a combination of exhibition and shopping opportunity, mainly for soft furnishings, clothing and decorative objects....

Patchwork and Textilmarkt Erding September 2013 - The IBS1 Gallery

Yukiko Quilts

The Patchwork und Textilmark Erding is a very special event for us...

Maria N's IBS1 Quilt

Maria N's IBS1 Quilt

Maria N from Austria needed a little encouragement to actually send us the picture of her quilt. Jutta and Johann met her at one of the destinations of the IBS1 Travelling Exhibition. When they learnt that Maria N had a finished IBS1 quilt at home, they pestered her so long until she agreed to send a picture. And don't you agree that this quilt absolutely needs to be in the IBS1 quilt gallery...

Teresa's Quilt

Teresa's Quilt

Teresa from Spain had a difficult start with her IBS1 blocks - the swapped package got lost on its way from Germany to Spain! Luckily, her team is really a team in the best sense and all team members agreed to make another block for Teresa.

June's Quilt

June's Quilt

June set her IBS1 blocks on point and arranged them in a layout which allows for 13 blocks instead of 12. In the 13th space, she included a diagram showing all the contributing quilters for her quilt along with their countries - another very clever idea to show to the world how well quilters collaborate beyond borders!

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