Eye of the Beholder

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Vermont Quilt Festival, 2016

  • Champlain Valley Exposition 105 Pearl St. Essex Junction, VT 05453 USA (map)
Illumination, Medallion X   (36" x 36")

Illumination, Medallion X (36" x 36")

Vermont Quilt Festival

Champlain Valley Exposition

Miller North

Friday, June 24, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday, June 25, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday, June 26, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Booth: N-20

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

Be Inspired!

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

NEW!  2016!

Iris,9 of 9  . (16" x 16")

Iris,9 of 9. (16" x 16")

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

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

Illumination, Medallion X    with optional borders (56" x 56")

Illumination, Medallion X with optional borders (56" x 56")

   - Illumination, Medallion X 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 VI (18" x 43") 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. 

     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.

Want more instruction? Take our Workshops  at Vermont Quilt Festival.  Workshops are  taught by Margaret Willingham, the founder and creative force of Eye of the Beholder Quilt Design.

Show Special-

2 for $22!  Christmas Berries Medallion VII and Victorian Urn table runner for one great price-normally $42.00.


Fit for a Queen Quilt III, Frosty Frozen Wonder Quilt I, Double Dutch Delft Quilt II, Victorian Flower Garden Quilt IV


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!


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

Table Runners!

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


Laser Cut Kits!

Table Runners-Victorian Urn, Enchanted Evening, Hearts & Fleurs; Radiance Medallion V

Coming June 2016! Victorian Flower Garden Quilt IV (74" x 82"). 9 flower patterns plus   Quilt IV Expansion   pattern

Coming June 2016! Victorian Flower Garden Quilt IV (74" x 82"). 9 flower patterns plus Quilt IV Expansion pattern


Majesty, Rose Window


...all the helpful notions you'll want to help you stitch with success! Select John James needles; quilting thread; Beam N' Read personal light and USB/AC Adaptor; Desk Needle Threader; 3 kinds of Kai scissors honed just for us!


Be empowered!  Take our workshops while at Vermont Quilt Festival.

Register with Vermont Quilt Festival


Thursday, June 23, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

     De-mystify with knowledge and skill, finding the FUN and EASE of reverse needle-turn applique done the Eye of the Beholder way.  Learn all the steps in the process of Trace! Baste! Snip! & Stitch!, giving you crisp points and graceful curves.  See the beauty of the 12" Reverse Applique block for Double Dutch Delft (56" x 56"), revealed as you sew. 


Friday, June 24, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

     Learn how fun and easy it is to add dimension to your quilt with applique and reverse needle-turn applique by hand as you create the beautiful Lily, Apple Blossom or Trumpet Vine.  Each flower makes a 16" block that may be used in a quilt of your design, finished as a pillow, or put into our Victorian Flower Garden Quilt.  Join the fun! Trace! Baste! Snip! & Stitch! your way to added dimension while gaining control over your piece.  

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For our Wholesale customers- Patterns distributed through Eye of the BeholderChecker DistributorsErie Quilt Art, and, select patterns through,  Island Batik