Quilting is big business and if you have any doubts about that, you should go to the International Quilt Festival in Houston on the first weekend in November. Sewing machines going for $30K or more and prizes worth $10K prove that this craft is serious.

The craftsmanship and the creativity of the quilts on exhibit is just amazing. I have so much respect for the entries and all of the work that went into each one. Here are a few of my favorites from the show:

Be sure to look at the other winners as well.