Eye of the Beholder

original applique patterns inspired by the world around us

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Houston International Quilt Festival/ 2016

  • George R Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenue of the Americas Houston, TX 77010 USA (map)
Abounding Grace   (20" x 56"). "Overflowing with Thanks"

Abounding Grace (20" x 56"). "Overflowing with Thanks"

Houston International Quilt Festival

November 3 - 6, 2016

Enter Eye of the Beholder's world of Reverse Applique!

Booth 416

Be Inspired!

     See our unique original designs for quilts, table runners, medallions and pillows.

Stop by our Open Studios in the Stitch studio! See how fun and easy our technique is!

NEW!  2016!

Midnight Explosion   (95" x 95"). "Burst into Life"

Midnight Explosion (95" x 95"). "Burst into Life"

 PREMIERE PATTERN!  Add a touch of elegant fun to your life with Midnight Explosion Quilt VII (95" x 95"), our newest pattern in black and bright batiks from Batik Textiles.  17 different 12" blocks that can be reverse appliqued by hand or machine, and you can applique a spot of color on the blocks for some punch, as we have done.

PREMIERE PATTERN! Or select the simple, quiet elegance of Abounding Grace table runner VIII, (20" x 56") to celebrate a thankful attitude. Pattern inspired by a rich, burgundy sun-print also by Batik Textiles.

Victorian Flower Garden Quilt IV  (74" x 82"). "A Garden that Blooms All Year Long"

Victorian Flower Garden Quilt IV (74" x 82"). "A Garden that Blooms All Year Long"

The Iris is our 9th and final flower pattern for our  recently premiered Victorian Flower Garden Quilt IV.  Get all 9 flowers plus the Expansion pattern for applique sashing and borders to make your own, and enjoy a Victorian Flower Garden Quilt IV (74" x 82") all year long!  For hand or machine reverse applique or add dimension combining applique with reverse applique.  

Fan the Flame  (50" x 50"). "Stoke the Fire of Your Passions"

Fan the Flame(50" x 50"). "Stoke the Fire of Your Passions"

 Want some pizzaz? There's Fan the Flame Quilt VIII (50" x 50"). See what passion for life looks like.  You've seen it on Timeless Treasures website, now see it live. A great beginning foray into reverse applique.

Get our newest patterns designed for Island Batik, Spring 2016 !  Illumination and Vintage Jewel! See our newest designs on social media. 

Illumination  (36" x 36") or (56" x 56") "Illuminate Your Path"

Illumination (36" x 36") or (56" x 56") "Illuminate Your Path"

 - Illumination is the 10th pattern in our Medallion Series for hand or machine creation. Dispel the darkness with Illumination! Pattern includes an optional border to turn the 36" medallion into a 56" quilt to warm your lap or decorate a wall.

  - Vintage Jewel table runner(18" x 48") is reminiscent of a ring or brooch, with it's central "amethyst" stones set in a cutaway,  filigree design. It came forth from a doodle in my prayer journal and derived its name from an exhibit of Cartier's designs. 

Vintage Jewel   (18" x 48") "Filigree Finesse set with Amethysts"

Vintage Jewel (18" x 48") "Filigree Finesse set with Amethysts"

  And don't forget our ever popular patterns!  All come with complete directions for all creation options, and full-size pattern pieces-there's no enlarging or re-positioning needed as you transfer the design to fabric.  Patterns are supported by technique tutorials and blogs on our website- www.eobquiltdesign.com

 FREE DEMOS in our booth!  Learn how to reverse applique by hand or machine using Trace! Baste! Snip! & Stitch! at any time.

Show Special-

Get 10% OFF 3 or More!

Get 10% OFF patterns and kits when you buy 3 or more patterns or kits. Discount not available on any other items. 


Midnight Explosion, Fan the Flame, Victorian Flower garden, Fit for a Queen Quilt, Frosty Frozen Wonder, Double Dutch Delft


Barbara's Medallion started it all. TEN Medallions to choose from!  Lovely as wall-hangings or as the center of a quilt.  Can't choose? Get them all.

Iris, 9 of 9   (16" x 16") "Striking Beauty-Faith, Hope, Wisdom, Courage"

Iris, 9 of 9 (16" x 16") "Striking Beauty-Faith, Hope, Wisdom, Courage"


Lily, Rose, Sunflower, Apple Blossom, Forget-Me-Not, Trumpet Vine, Thistle, Fuchsia and now, Iris

Table Runners!

Abounding Grace, Vintage Jewel, Victorian Urn, Hearts & Fleurs, Enchanted Evening, Karen's Hospitality, Marrakesh

Laser Cut Kits!

Table Runners-Victorian Urn, Enchanted Evening, Hearts & Fleurs

Close outs, too!


...all the helpful notions you'll want to help you stitch with success! Select John James needles; quilting/ basting thread; Beam N' Read personal light and USB/AC Adaptor; Desk Needle Threader; 3 kinds of Kai scissors honed just for us! NEW! Soft Fuse (37" x 3yd), our favorite iron-on fusible....AND...Fabric from the Designer's Stash at $9.00 per yard: 1/2 yd., 3/4 yd., 1 yd., 1 1/4  yd., 1  1/2 yd cuts and Remnants.

Open Studios

  • Thursday, November 3, 10 am - Noon: Reverse Applique is Fun
  • Friday, November 4, 4 pm - 6 pm: Added Dimension
  • Saturday, November 5, 10 am - Noon: Applique Away
  • Sunday, November 6, Noon - 2 pm: Added Dimension

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Earlier Event: October 29
Houston International Quilt Market/ 2016
Later Event: January 19
Road to California, 2017