So I went to a quilt exhibit at our local community college before heading out to Mid-Atlantic. Let me tell you that percentage wise that was one of the best "shows" that I have been to. Even if you are not so hip on the subject, the techniques were awesome.
Here is one of my favorites from that show (I'll show more later):
here is a closer view of the face:
Mid-Atlantic (as well as other quilt shows) has special exhibits in addition to the regular juried show. This year they had several of Linda Hibbert's quilts. Great fun for me because I love to see cats in fabric! They also had a very nice black & white exhibit that was timely for many of us who are participating in the black & white challenge... What suprised me the most was the Hoffman Challenge. I saw the collection & though there are going to be a ton of peacock quilts... there were several Peacocks on display, but the non-peacock quilts were awesome! Here are two of my favorites: