After the Quilt Show

LKN Show (Medium)Last weekend the Lake Norman Quilt Guild had its quilt show, “Sail Into Quilting.”  I spent Wednesday with the judging and it was very interesting. I was pleased to see how positive the judges were with all the quilts, winners and non-winners alike. On Thursday we had set-up. If you have never been part of a show like this, it is very tiring. There’s a lot of physical labor that goes into it. With everyone having a positive attitude, it goes by quickly and there is much satisfaction when you see how beautiful it all looks.  Above is a pic of the show from above. The two gals who are our design team do an amazing job and have done so for several shows now. I can’t imagine. Logistics is just not in my skill set.

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I was honored and thrilled to have won ribbons. “Reach for the Sun” won a first.

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My pillow won a first and specialty ribbon for “Best Embellishments.”

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“Planetary” took second.

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My Kaffe striped tablerunner won a third.

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And last, although one of my favorites, this applique that I worked on and completed after my retirement, won an honorable mention.

It will be two years before our guild has another show. Thank goodness, can’t imagine doing one every year!

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  1. Congratulations on your wins! I have worked to hang quilts for Road2California and its a massive amount of work all around! The first time I entered at the Los Angeles County Fair – I was beyond scared, only to have a friend call and said I had won 2 first place’s.

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  2. Wow you sure know how to make things pop love your work… happyness04431@yahoo.com

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  3. Congratulations!! Well deserved Wins!! Your Quilts are Amazing!! My fave is your “Reach for the Sun” quilt!!! Loooove Sunflowers! 🙂

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  4. Your quilts are beautiful! Wonderful patterns and wonderful use of colors!

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