Quilt Show 2004 Pictures
Within categories, the quilts are in alphabetical order by the quilter's last name, except in group. Click on the name to see a picture, or take a virtual tour of the show. The order of pictures in the tour is pretty much the order in which the pictures were taken. There is a Next link at the bottom of each picture screen.
Special Awards
Judy Robinson and Tina Collins Best of Show: Farmhouse Road This quilt started as a stack of the traditional block Jacob's Ladder made from reproduction prints. Using the computer, I played until I arrived at a unique setting.
Judy Robinson Tenna Henning Award for Machine Quilting: Half square triangles and two colors are all it took to create this quilt.
100s Pieced Quilts
Saphrona BrewingtonHoliday Star: This quilt was the mystery in July at the Sewing basket, which I enlarged to a queen size quilt. I machine quilted this quilt with shaded gold thread.
Lois EmerineGarden Patch: Irish Chain with appliqued border
Velda KeisterEureka: This quilt is machine pieced and hand quilted by me.
Judy RobinsonScrappy Pineapple: Pineapple blocks are a good way to use leftover strips. Nearly all of this quilt was pulled from other pieces.
Caroline TilghmanShootin Pool: This Stack and Whack quilt was made for my middle son, Tyler, who has a passion for playing pool
Dorothy WibbenmeyerMariners Compass Star: I saw this quilt in a book. the stars and border were done by paper piecing.
200 Applique
Pauline Heideman Flea Market Finds: Twenty blocks including things flound in flea markets and antique shops. It is all hand made.
Nancy Ross Blue Bird Wreath: This Jan Patek pattern was designed for a Girl Gang project. It is machine appliqued and machine quilted.
Kathryn StarbuckCeltic Blessings: Celtic blocks in various designs and fabrics, framed by a thistle border. The pattern is by Helen Kelly.
300 Group
Merle Deneke and St. Vincent's Quilters Love is a Work of Heart: This quilt was started when Rita Whaley and I would get together and sew once a month. After many months, we did the finishing applique stitches and completed the quilt. St. Vincent's Quilters hand quilted it.
Madeline Gieselman / Rebeccah Churn One Nation Under God: This top was pieced by rebeccah and Madeline. Madeline, Rebeccah's grandmother, machine and hand quilted it.
Mary K Reed and St. Paul's Ladies Aid Society 30s Flowers: Thirties reproduction fabrics were used to hand applique a floral pattern named Auntie's Garden by Simple Pleasures
Carol Schaefer / Dora Kochler Amanda's Graduation Quilt. This is Scott City's school colrs, and has photos throughout Amanda's life. The back of the quilt is a daily journal of her senior year, as I knew it.
400 Other Techniques
Velda Keister Embroidered Double Wedding Ring:I machine embroidered the centers before cutting them out. I made this from a picture my son cut out of a catalogue and asked me to make for him.
500 Miniature
Marcy Abernathy 24/7 At the Lily Pad: This mini Lone Star quilt depicts life around a lily pad -- day in and day out.
Darlene Jackson Butterflies: This was a fun quilt to make. The butterflies feature my hand dyed fabric.
Nancy PleimannJo's Strippy: This quilt was made in JO's Little Women Club in 2004.
Judy Robinson Underwater Fantasy: (1st place) The background for this quilt is a bargello technique in watercolors. The scene itself is collaged with dolphins cut from fabric, fish and vegetation made of thread needle lace off the quilt and added, hand embroidery, plus shells and beads.
Patty Stone Wild Thing
600 Wall Hanging
Sherrie Grab American Beauty, Brightly Shining: The stars signify the vibrancy of our country's families. It has appeared in the AQS Show in Paducah, the IQA Show in Houston, Faner Museum, SIU and will appear in the 2006 AQS Quilt Arts Calendar.
Robin M. Haller Acer Gloriosa: My favorite tree at our previous house was a glorious Janese maple. I couldn't take it with me when we moved, so I made this to remember it. The green side represents summer and the other side is fall. 2nd place in Wall Hanging
Nancy Ross For the Love of Folk Art: Some of the things I love: cats, flags, friendship
700s Theme
Mary L. Hackett Pick-Up Stix: This spontaneous Log Cabin is made with miscellaneous strips and scraps.
Nancy Pleimann Log Cabin Basket or Basket of Log Cabins: I'm just glad this quilt is done! I started it in 1992 and quilted it in September 2004.
Quilts not Judged (display, mini auction,..)
Log cabin quilt, another log cabin quiltLog cabin quilts were used to decorate because of our Log Cabin theme
Bra quiltDisplayed near the silent auction because of it's theme and purpose. Each block was made by a different quilter.
Sat minisSilent Auction to benefit breast cancer research and education