Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Congratulations to our Quilt Show Award Winners

As judged by Beth Davis, Alice Donaldson and John Kubinec, the following quilts won ribbons at our show last weekend.  They spent several hours making these very difficult decisions, and we thank them!!
Best in Show
 For the second time in a row, the Best in Show award went to Jean Butzer.  This time it was for her "Garden Sampler"
Congratulations, Jean!

The rest of the winners, in no particular order

 Large Quilt, Hand Appliqué: Arlene Kelly "Calico Garden"

 Large Quilt, Machine Appliqué: Irene Bow "Sweet Sixteen"

Large Quilt machine Appliqué Second Place:  Becky Nichols "Wheels for Eli"

 Paper Pieced: Mary Ellen Ames "Celtic Wave"

 Most Creative: Kathi Everett "Motherness"

Most Creative Second Place: Nancy Bush "The Life of a Hobo"

 Best Landscape Quilt: Cynda Watroba "Turn That Map Sideways"

 Best Quilted Fashion: Becky Nichols " One Bag is All You Need"

 Small Quilt Piecing: Melanie Watson "Siciliano Sunrise"

 Small Quilt Machine Appliqué: Tracy Jachimowicz "Lessons With Jean"

Best Miniature: Mary Ellen Casey "A Study in Transparency"

Large Quilt Hand Quilting: Arlene Kelly "Welcome Wagon"

Small Quilt Mixed Techniques: Mary Ellen Casey "Autumn in Stafford"

Best Art Quilt: Elaine Ross "Watercolor Orchid"

Small Quilt Hand Quilting: Trudy Kutter "Therapy"

Visual Impact: Christine Hansen "African Sunset"

Visual Impact Second Place: Elaine Ross " Off Kilter"

 Large Quilt Machine Quilting: Melanie Watson "Free Motion Madness"

Small Quilt Machine Quilting: Mary Kozub "I Wanted to Make  a Modern Quilt"

Best Use of Color: Jennifer Grimsley "Victory Garden"

Best Home Decor: Kathi Everett "Mermaid"

Small Quilt Hand Appliqué: Trudy Kutter "Farm Girls Little Sister"

Large Quilt Piecing: Donna Tomski "Magic of Winter"

Best Hand Piecing: Kathy Belluscio "It's Not Queen Size!"

Large Quilt Mixed Technique:  Nancy Bush "Sweet Dreams in Old Lavender"

 Judge's Choice, Alice Donaldson: Nancy Bush "Elephants on Parade"

Judge's Choice John Kubinec: Kathi Everett "Deployment"

 Judge's Choice, Beth Davis: Susan Rutherford "The Loyal Union Sampler"

  Quilt Show Co-Chair, Connie Grimsley: Emmy Hartwick "Sunset at Sea"

 Quilt Show Co-Chair, Anne O'Geen: Ann Renica "A Wedding Trajectory"

Guild President's Choice: Mary Ann Watson "Lustrous Squares"

See more show pictures, including a picture of every quilt in the show here.

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