Sunday, November 28, 2010

November Show & Tell and Christine's Antique Quilts

Martha Lorshbaugh's original design Spider in a web.
and her tote bag.
Lorraine West with her Pansy and Parasols
Gloria Crittenden and her happy ladies runner
Cheryl Doodie, chickens in attic windows
Ethyl Sojda finished these 2 quilts for community service
Barb Brady made the last 4 projects. Busy!
Karen Frutiger made the screen printed fabric in a class at Schweinfurth Museum. And her pictorial quilt
Poinsettia wallhanging by Arlene Kelly
Carol McNally with a Scrap sack and her finished raggedy pillow from Chris Kuehl's class a few months ago
Chris Kuehl's original design pumpkin raggedy reverse applique pillow and turkey wallhanging

Junamae Qutermous made the cool hanky pin, the paper doll tote and the winter house picture
Shirley Lapp made this king size quilt
Kathi Everett's winged heart art quilt
Charlotte Dauer found these 20 yr old UFO's and finished them!

Program: Christine Hanson shared her gorgeous antique quilt collection with us! Thank you Christine, they were all gorgeous.

Every one of these quilts were heavily and beautifully hand quilted.

I also had a request for a picture of Virginia Siciliano's quilt made of half square triangles.
Congrats to Mary Ellen Ames for winning an award at the Old Forge Quilt Show!

Our December Holiday Party is the 2nd Saturday. Bring your handmade boutique quality gift, wrapped and name inside. Remember your dish to pass and change of shoes.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Pics of Quilt Show...2 Album Links for your enjoyment!

Jean Butzer's Best in Show applique quilt. Congratulations to everyone that entered a piece in our inspired quilt show! Thank you to all hands that came together throughout the last year and half to make the show such a success.
I have created 2 albums to view the show.
Album 1
Album 2

George Siciliano and Virginia, his wife, were entertaining additions to our 2 day production. I will add photos of his trunk show at a later date.


Here is the list of winning quilts from the show:
(sorry I don't have the viewer's Choice awards yet)
The winners are:
Best in Show: Birds of a Feather, by Jean Butzer
Best Piecing, Large Quilt: 1st place: Daisies in the Cabin, By Kim Sherman
                                      2nd Place:
Country Wedding, by Becky Nichols
Best Hand Applique, Large Quilt: War and Pieces, by Arlene Kelly
Best Machine Applique, Large Quilt: 1930 Southern Elegance, by Nancy Bush
Best Hand Quilting, Large Quilt: 1st place: Antique in Hiding, by Cheryl Doody
                                              2nd place: Mountain Rose by Elizabeth Scott
Best Machine Quilting, Large Quilt: Friendship Quilt by Mary Ellen Casey
Best Mixed Technique, Large Quilt: Piccadilly Baskets by Barb Brady
Best Original Design: 1st place: Always my Buddies by Nancy Bush
                                          2nd place: Abby's Quilt by Connie Grimsley
                                          3rd place: What's in a Name by Melanie Watson
Best Piecing, Small Quilt: Spring Flowers by Elaine Ross
Best Hand Applique, Small Quilt: Vintage Flowers by Ann Gouinlock
Best Machine Applique, Small Quilt: The Rest of the Story by Ann  Pfaff
Best Machine Quilting, Small Quilt: 1st place: I Heart Pansies, by Martha Lorshbaugh
                                            2nd place: Gleaming in the Gloaming by Martha Lorshbaugh
Best Mixed Techniques, Small Quilt: 328 N Main St- Circa 1996 by Mary Kozub
Best Miniature: Florie's Flowers by Jean Butzer
Best Quilted Fashion: 1st place: A Jacket, Finally by Sharon Larsen
                         2nd place: A Birthday Purse for Mom by Melanie Watson
Best Home Decor: Fall Harvest Pillow by Melanie Watson
Most Creative:(tie)  BFF (in color) by Mary Kozub
                            BFF (in lime) by Mary Kozub
Best Use of Color: Scattered Leaves by Ann Marie Michaud
Best Paper Pieced quilt: Tea Time by Dodie Morrison
Best Art Quilt: 1st place: My Dragon Dances in the Moonlight by Christine Hansen
                      2nd place: Self Portrait by Elaine Ross
Best Landscape Quilt: Easter 1911 by Jean Butzer
Best Visual Impact: War and Pieces by Arlene Kelly
Best Group Quilt: Crazy Gem by Kathi Everett and friends
Judge's Choice Awards
Natalie Masker: Which Came First by Elaine Ross
Linda Hunter: Golden Tones by Mary Ellen Ames

Saturday, October 2, 2010

September Meeting Show & Tell

Karen Frutiger made this quilt for her son.

and her ribbon quilt from Nancy Crow class at QBL.

Ethyl Sojda made these 2 quilts for community service.
Cheryl Doodie made this floral quilt tote.
Melanie Watson's bag she made for her mom, Marianne.

Ann Renica's variations on disappearing 4 patch.
Shirley Lapp designed her swan quilt for her daughter.
Ann Michaud's scrap quilt, log cabin and leaves.
Cathy Judkins first quilt!
and her work-in-progress
Kate Martin made a mom and daughter set of aprons.
Georgine Della Penna's appliqued baskets
Kim Sherman's turkey wallhanging
and her Santa pillow

Wenda Coburn was our guest speaker telling us about her Just...Sew program with inmates in the Onondaga County Jail. It was a fascinating lecture and we thank her.

Chris Kuehl led a group of us in a workshop after the meeting. We learned how to do her raggedy applique pillow technique. Many of us either finished the pillow in class or immediately after! Thank you Chris.

Our Quilt Show is around the corner! It promises to be a year of awesome changes and opportunity. Let's all support the production and be inspired by a great group of creative women and one terrific male!