Road to California 2013
Quilters' Conference and Showcase
Showcase Award Winning Entries
#10852 - Red Feathers

84 in x 79 in
Winner of $5,000.00 for Best of Show Quilt
Sponsored by Moore's Sewing Center


Entered by Marilyn Badger (St. George, UT)
Made by Claudia Clark Myers
Quilted by Marilyn Badger
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Feathered Stars and Mariner's Compasses
Artist statement: This paper-pieced and machine appliquéd feather extravaganza started with the question, “Why can’t you have feathers on a Mariner’s Compass?”, thus combining two of my favorite traditional blocks. Marilyn topped it off with three months of feather immersion as she quilted her own free-motion original designs.
#10731 - The Peaceful Ones

60 in x 62 in
Winner of $3,000.00 for Masterpiece
Sponsored by SewBatik


Entered by Denise Havlan (Plainfield, IL)
Made by Denise Havlan
Quilted by Denise Havlan
Started in 2009, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Pictorial
Artist statement: Represents 2 Hopi maidens, in traditional garb and "squash-blossom" hair style, sitting on a desert bluff in the early morning.
#10727 - Carousel Stampede

72 in x 93 in
Winner of $1,500.00 for Director's Award
Sponsored by Superior Threads


Entered by Cathy Wiggins (Macon, NC)
Made by Cathy Wiggins
Quilted by Cathy Wiggins
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: When I was young, it was always a big decision as to which horse to ride on the carousel. Which one of these beautiful horses would you ride? Beginning with white muslin, I base painted the background and horses using textile mediums followed by detailed shading with Shiva Paintstiks. It took about 300 hours of painting, 250 hours of quilting and another 40 hours or so of applying the 5000+ crystals.
#10721 - Fiesta Mexico

80 in x 90 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Best Large Quilt
Sponsored by Timeless Treasures


Entered by Karen Kay Buckley (Carlisle, PA)
Made by Karen Kay Buckley
Quilted by Renae Haddadin
Started in 2010, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: Karen Kay Buckley used bright colors in her original appliqué designs. The designs are fun and stylized with a Mexican flavor. Using a large variety of thread Renae Haddadin based a variety of quilting designs on the designs in the quilt and carried the same bright color theme into the border.
#10953 - Masquerade

77 in x 79 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Best Use of Color
Sponsored by Hoffman California Fabrics


Entered by Birgit Schüller (Riegelsberg Germany)
Made by Birgit Schueller
Quilted by Birgit Schueller
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Original Design
Artist statement: The gorgeously bright and wild Mardi Gras-themed fabric I used for the kaleidoscope center portions of the stars inspired me to design this original quilt. For the center portion, I traced and enlarged four of the masks. Colorful feather and star quilting designs plus embellishments with fuzzy yarns, gold paillet trim and hotfix Swarovski crystals add to the full Mardi Gras feeling!
#10819 - Space Wonder

110 in x 110 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Best Visual Image
Sponsored by World of Quilt Travel, Deb Roberts' Tours


Entered by Beth Nufer (Brookings, OR)
Made by Beth Nufer
Quilted by Shelley Knapp
Started in 2010, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: Templates, 4 1/2 degree and 9 degree angles, and paper piecing were used. The yellow gold compasses were from Judy Mathison's paper piecing.
#10969 - Silver Madonna - 1

37 in x 48 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Best Wall Quilt
Sponsored by Shabby Fabrics


Entered by Laurie Tigner (Rapid City, SD)
Made by Laurie Tigner
Quilted by Laurie Tigner
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Inspired-traditional silver worked icons from previous centuries
Artist statement: Traditional icons were often covered in worked silver for protection. I painted then applied silver spandex and quilted to achieve this effect. Fabric was stretchy in four directions, but worked beautifully.
#10861 - Turtle Bay

93 in x 79 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Excellence In Longarm Quilting
Sponsored by Handi Quilter


Entered by Claudia Pfeil (Krefeld Germany)
Made by Claudia Pfeil
Quilted by Claudia Pfeil
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Own Design
Artist statement: To capture the beauty of the sea I have combined silk and gauze fabrics .The shells and star fishes are made from silks with hand painted designs and are machine appliquéd. The sea turtles are made from hand-dyed and printed fabric, and are hand appliquéd. The net and the gauze gives a mystical effect, a translucent look. The quilt’s border – freehand and freestyle appliquéd - the symmetrical design reminds you of the turtle’s shell.
#10815 - Roman Tiles

76 in x 76 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Excellence In Machine Quilting
Sponsored by Redlands Sewing Center


Entered by Ann L Petersen (Surprise, AZ)
Made by Ann L Petersen
Quilted by Ann L Petersen
Started in 2008, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Bella Bella Workshop by Norah McMeeking
Artist statement: Started to make a traditional Bella Bella quilt in a Norah McMeeking workshop, but years later, I decided to finish the quilt using Roman mosaics for my inspiration. Quilting designs are my originals. Quilted and then painted with light coat of metallic paint. Center star and all borders are also my original designs.
#11140 - A Pocket Full of Paisleys

60 in x 84 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Excellence in Computer Assisted Machine Embroidery
Sponsored by Floriani


Entered by Lorilynn King (Longmont, CO)
Made by Lorilynn King
Quilted by Lorilynn King
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Original Design
Artist statement: I decided to really learn my embroidery software. All the paisleys are my own design. My private name for the quilt is the LOUD quilt. It originally was to be multiple bright colors but it was easier to do single colors when testing the embroidery. I did a turquoise paisley, it told me THIS IS WHAT I AM SUPPOSED TO BE! It kept doing that through the whole construction process. The end result is nothing like what I had in my mind when I started!
#10748 - Jordyn's Angel Quilt

49 in x 49 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Excellence in Computer Assisted Quilting
Sponsored by Innova Long Arm, Teryl Loy Enterprises


Entered by Richard W Orr (Dixon, CA)
Made by Richard W Orr
Quilted by Richard W Orr
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Designed by Joann Hoffman, Judy Woodworth, and Mary Nordeng
Artist statement: This whole cloth quilt is made with dupioni silk fabric. All block designs were done using the Inteliquilter computerized program. The rays and micro stippling were done free motion with an APQS Millenium long arm machine.
#10947 - Mi Amor

86 in x 86 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Excellence in Hand Quilting
Sponsored by Bohin France


Entered by Margarete Heinisch (West Hills, CA)
Made by Margarete Heinisch
Quilted by Margarete Heinisch
Started in 2006, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: The purpose of this quilt is the 25th anniversary of my daughter Christa and son-in-law Jim. Baltimore quilts and all the diverse symbolic meaning so lovingly sewn in each block captured the heart of my daughter. I like to create somewhat my own pattern and put a symbol in each block which has a meaning in Christa and Jim's life style.
#10798 - Pelican Parade

62 in x 43 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Outstanding Art Quilt
Sponsored by Michael Miller Fabrics


Entered by Joanne Baeth (Bonanza, OR)
Made by Joanne Baeth
Quilted by Joanne Baeth
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: Great flocks of white pelicans arrive in April in the area where I live in south eastern Oregon. They remain to nest and then fly south in the fall. Heavy machine quilting with many colors of thread was done to enhance the design. The sky was painted, inks were used to shade the pelicans and each bird has over fifty pieces.
#10950 - We Moost be in Yellowstone

35 in x 37 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Outstanding Innovative Quilt
Sponsored by Robert Kaufman Co., Inc


Entered by Pam Hadfield (Laguna Niguel, CA)
Made by Pam Hadfield
Quilted by Pam Hadfield
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: A trivet I found in an airport.
Artist statement: In 1872 Yellowstone became America's first National Park. It is known for its diverse wildlife and having the most concentrated geothermal activity, i.e. "Old Faithful" geyser which spouts boiling water high into the air at 90 - 184 feet.
#10740 - Little Darlings

55 in x 82 in
Winner of $1,000.00 for Outstanding Traditional Quilt
Sponsored by Square in a Square


Entered by Gerlinde Hruzek (Sun City West, AZ)
Made by Gerlinde Hruzek
Quilted by Gerlinde Hruzek
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: This is my 12th crazy quilt, which was inspired by my collection of vintage Hummel embroideries, some I embroidered ages ago, some purchased. It's totally hand-made, including piecing and binding. Hand embroidered, beaded, quilted. Inspiration also came from publishers such as Montano, Micheler, Aller, and others.
#10720 - Rose of Versailles

11 in x 11 in
Winner of $750.00 for Best Miniature Quilt
Sponsored by Marcus Brothers Textiles


Entered by Mrs. Kumiko Frydl (Houston, TX)
Made by Kumiko Frydl
Quilted by Kumiko Frydl
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Original
Artist statement: Whole cloth, I used Superior Glitter thread for Feather, Metalic thread for machine embriodery of binding. The challenge was to use the tiniest stippling and echo quilting possible.
#11048 - Desert Daze

79 in x 78 in
Winner of $750.00 for Best Quilt from a First Time Entrant
Sponsored by Quilt in a Day


Entered by Debra Crine (Marco Island, FL)
Made by Debra Crine
Quilted by Debra Crine
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Original design
Artist statement: Although I am an east coast girl I love the colors, motifs and designs used in southwestern art. This quilt was designed in EQ. Majority of the fabrics used are my own hand dyes.
#11083 - The Jennings Homestead

70 in x 45 in
Winner of $500.00 for Best Group Quilt
Sponsored by Maywood Studio/EE Schenck


Entered by Suzanne M Riggio (Wauwatosa, WI)
Made by Suzanne M Riggio
Quilted by Terri Kirchner
Started in 2010, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: In gratitude to Paul and Teresa Jennings for providing meeting space at their business, the Milwaukee Art Quilters made a slice quilt of the Jennings' 1884 home. Piecing, appliqué, fusing, painting, inking, embroidery, discharging.
#10902 - Slowly Succumbing to the Elements

43 in x 33 in
Winner of $500.00 for Best Painted Surface
Sponsored by Embellishment Village


Entered by Judy Leslie (Coquitlam, BC Canada)
Made by Judy Leslie
Quilted by Judy Leslie
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: Slowly Succumbing to the Elements is a hand painted, free-motion embroidered and heavily quilted portrayal of a West Coast trawler's last days moored to an old dock on our swampy Alouette River in early spring.
#10980 - Surrender

24 in x 24 in
Winner of $500.00 for Judges Choice - Linda Taylor
Sponsored by Cozy Quilt Designs


Entered by Maria Elkins (Beavercreek, OH)
Made by Maria Elkins
Quilted by Maria Elkins
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Original photograph
Artist statement: “Surrender” is the picture of unconditional love in the face of inevitable loss. It honors parents who have lost infants through miscarriage, stillbirth, or passing soon after birth. This quilt celebrates the short life of Amalya Nathaniel, who was given into the loving hands of my daughter and son-in-law.
#10723 - Forever in My Heart

78 in x 78 in
Winner of $500.00 for Judges Choice - Marti Michell
Sponsored by Red Rooster Fabrics


Entered by Lahala Phelps (Bonney Lake, WA)
Made by Lahala Phelps
Quilted by Lahala Phelps
Started in 2008, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Inspired by an antique quilt "Bleeding Heart" by Mary Ann Grove.
Artist statement: This quilt was made in memory of my mother. She passed away from heart disease - the number one killer of women in this country. You will be "Forever in My Heart" Mom. Hand appliquéd and hand quilted.
#10825 - Artie Facts

34 in x 40 in
Winner of $500.00 for Judges Choice -Kathy McNeil
Sponsored by Beyond The Reef


Entered by Joyce Paterson (Ukiah, CA)
Made by Joyce Paterson
Quilted by Joyce Paterson
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: I have long known that dogs have their own set of rules and facts about how the world works. So, when faced with a Mendocino Quilts Artists challenge to create a quilt based on the theme "artifact", my mind went to dog facts. Artie is the representative of the dog world and these are some known dog facts.
#10848 - Grandma's Big Fish

62 in x 34 in
Winner of $500.00 for Most Humorous Quilt
Sponsored by Leo9 Textiles


Entered by Kathy I Adams (Chiloquin, OR)
Made by Kathy Adams, Joanne Baeth, Dona Ford, Susan Massini, Louise Page
Quilted by Kathy Adams
Started in 2010, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Original design using parts of three photos taken in 1959
Artist statement: The pattern was divided into five sections. Each member of Collective Visions art quilt group, listed above, was given one section of the pattern to complete. Techniques used include yarn, roving and thread embellishments, inks and paint. The sections were then returned to Kathy Adams who joined them and quilted the piece.
#10919 - Convergence

47 in x 58 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Art Abstract
Sponsored by Quilt 'n' Things


Entered by Annette Guerrero (Pasadena, CA)
Made by Annette Guerrero
Quilted by Annette Guerrero
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Original Design
Artist statement: This quilt explores the convergence of color and diagonal lines.
#10900 - Georgia on My Mind

49 in x 46 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Art Critter
Sponsored by Quilter's Coop


Entered by Nancy S Brown (Oakland, CA)
Made by Nancy S Brown
Quilted by Nancy S Brown
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: Somewhere on the Island of South Georgia elephant seals and penquins coexitst peacefully.
#10979 - Windblown

39 in x 25 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Art Human Image
Sponsored by The Quilt House, Inc.


Entered by Maria Elkins (Beavercreek, OH)
Made by Maria Elkins
Quilted by Maria Elkins
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Original photograph
Artist statement: I love long, flowing, curving lines. We live in a windy area, and I became fascinated with the way long hair moves in a breeze. I tried to capture the feeling of standing strong against a crisp Autumn wind, and then I attempted to depict the wind using motifs inspired by traditional quilted feathers.
#10995 - Monet In Pasadena

72 in x 50 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Art Naturescape
Sponsored by Sulky of America


Entered by Melinda Bula (El Dorado Hills, CA)
Made by Melinda Bula
Quilted by Melinda Bula
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Hand dyed fabrics, fusible applique, thread painting
Artist statement: I used fusible applique and heavy thread play to create this quilt. I hand-dyed most of the fabrics in the piece to get just the right colors that Monet might have used. I love to visit gardens whenever I am on the road. I was teaching and lecturing in Southern California and my friend, Nick, took me to Huntington Gardens in Pasadena early one morning. The shadows on the water lilies’ pond cast blue and turquoise reflections on the water.
#10828 - Jerome

24 in x 32 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Art Pictorial
Sponsored by The Christmas Shoppe


Entered by Margot McDonnell (Tempe, AZ)
Made by Margot McDonnell
Quilted by Margot McDonnell
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: From a photo I took in the old mining town of Jerome, Arizona. I hand appliquéd, painted, penciled, penned, netted, and hand embroidered this quilt to give the house and surroudings a textured, weathered look.
#10949 - Spirit

99 in x 89 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Innovative, Large, Mixed
Sponsored by French Connections


Entered by Georgia Pierce (Seattle, WA)
Made by Georgia Pierce
Quilted by Georgia Pierce
Started in 2010, Finished in 2012
Design basis: "Learning by Designing:Pacific Northwest Coast Indian Art"
Artist statement: Inspired by the art tradition of the Pacific Northwest Coast Indians and designed using images in Karin Clark and Jim Gilbert's book: "Learning by Designing" Techniques include machine quilting, needle-turned appliqué and embroidery.
#10887 - Mint Julep

39 in x 37 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Innovative, Wall, Applique
Sponsored by Road to California, Inc


Entered by Beth Schillig (Columbus, OH)
Made by Beth Schillig
Quilted by Beth Schillig
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Original Design
Artist statement: Mint Julep is an original design created to showcase my love of fine machine appliqué & freehand quilting. It features turned-edge machine appliqué, using my hand dyed gradated fabric. Decorative stitches were used to highlight portions of the appliqués. I designed feathers to fit the open areas and many freehand quilting lines were also stitched. A piped & curved edge was created to further enhance the design. Beads were added by hand.
#10725 - Kaeru-san

59 in x 59 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Innovative, Wall, Mixed
Sponsored by Cheri's Crystals


Entered by Sharon C Murphy (Seattle, WA)
Made by Sharon C Murphy and Georgianne Kandler
Quilted by Sharon C Murphy and Georgianne Kandler
Started in 2010, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Original Design
Artist statement: Kaeru-san is machine pieced, appliqued and quilted using hand dyed and hand painted fabrics. The ribbon motif is an original digitized design. There is trapunto behind the flowers and the leaf design in the outer border.
#10835 - Roses for Mary

68 in x 69 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Innovative, Wall, Other
Sponsored by The Quilt Cupboard


Entered by Ken Berg (Port Orchard, WA)
Made by Ken Berg
Quilted by Joyce Ross
Started in 2010, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Roses for Mary by Jenny Haskins
Artist statement: Densely embroidered rose stems and flowing ribbons adorn Jenny Haskins' "Roses for Mary" Background roses were drawn and quilted freehand using embroidered flowers as examples. Our third quilt together, we enjoy our friendship and collaboration.
#10736 - Mother Of Eight

66 in x 66 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Innovative, Wall, Pieced
Sponsored by Quilter's Cocoon


Entered by Teryl L McKnight (St. George, UT)
Made by Teryl L McKnight
Quilted by Teryl L McKnight
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Paper Pieced, Machine quilted (hand guided)
Artist statement: Mom wanted just one thing for her 80th Birthday this year. She wanted a dinner with all eight of her Children. We hadn't been together for 22 years. This quilt was designed to give Mom a message: "Her children will be together forever because of her and through her. We are each a part of her and will always be connected. Happy 80th Birthday Mom!" We did have a wonderful Birthday Dinner, all together. Mom loves her quilt.
#11080 - Flights of Fancy

13 in x 13 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Miniature
Sponsored by Busy Bee Quilt Shop


Entered by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero (Fort Collins, CO)
Made by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero
Quilted by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Original design created with Kaleidoscope Kreator software
Artist statement: This quilt began as a way to teach myself digitizing. Little did I realize that one of the most challenging aspects of the digitizing process for me is selecting thread colors. My initial inclination to choose colors that matched the fabric being stitched on created a predictably boring result. It wasn’t until I chose thread colors that seemed to clash with the fabric beneath that the designs came to life with shimmering texture.
#10896 - Acanthus with a Twist

99 in x 89 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Traditional, Large, Applique
Sponsored by QuiltSoup, Inc.


Entered by Mary Olson (Aumsville, OR)
Made by Mary Olson
Quilted by Mary Olson
Started in 2010, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Designed by my husband, Garry Olson
Artist statement: The quilt contains raw-edge appliqué. The appliqué, quilt top, and quilting were all done by myself using a domestic machine. The quilt was a joint design effort between my husband and myself to capture the beauty of the arts and crafts movement (1860-1910), especially the works of William Morris, an English textile designer.
#10999 - Flowers and Feathers

74 in x 72 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Traditional, Large, Mixed
Sponsored by Stars & Scraps Quilt Shop


Entered by Kristin Vierra (Lincoln, NE)
Made by Kristin Vierra
Quilted by Kristin Vierra
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Debra Wagner Winter Bouquet
Artist statement: This quilt is based off a quilt designed by Debra Wagner called Winter Bouquet that was published in the 1993 edition of Great American Quilts. I changed the size of the quilt and added my own touch to the background fillers and borders to make it my own.
#10773 - Euphoria

84 in x 84 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Traditional, Large, Pieced
Sponsored by Flynn Quilt Frame Co


Entered by Marilyn Badger (St. George, UT)
Made by Marilyn Badger
Quilted by Marilyn Badger
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: Paper Pieced using silks, hand-dyed cotton sateen, cottons and Sew Batik gradation fabrics. Quilted with Superior Kimona Silk and Floriani polyester. Couched with Superior Razzle Dazzle and embellished with jewelry findings and hand-sewn crystal beads. Originial design inspired by Jacqueline De Jong's Circle of Life with my applique, border and quilting designs.
#10976 - Chromatic Transitions

66 in x 66 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Traditional, Wall, Applique
Sponsored by Amidon Quiltworks


Entered by Rachel Wetzler (St. Charles, IL)
Made by Rachel Wetzler
Quilted by Rachel Wetzler
Started in 2010, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Original Design
Artist statement: This adaptation of a late 1800’s Minton tile pattern illustrates the versatility of block designs using strategically chosen value and color changes. A design of four tiles pivoting on center makes one block. The quilt contains 25 blocks. By playing with the placement of light, medium and dark values some of the individual shapes are de-emphasized thereby creating different centers of attention and a new overall design.
#11086 - Anaglyptic

59 in x 80 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Traditional, Wall, Mixed
Sponsored by Nancy Rink Designs.com


Entered by Mrs. Zena Thorpe (Chatsworth, CA)
Made by Zena Thorpe
Quilted by Zena Thorpe
Started in 2009, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: Quilted with silk thread on habotai silk. Trapunto accentuates the design and beads decorate the tiny flowers.
#10880 - Pieceful Tigers

64 in x 64 in
Winner of $250.00 for 1st Place: Traditional, Wall, Pieced
Sponsored by Morgan Quality Products // JD Stencils


Entered by Karen L Silvers (Madison, WI)
Made by Karen L Silvers
Quilted by Karen L Silvers
Started in 2009, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Adapted from two sources
Artist statement: This quilt was created to showcase a special tiger fabric. I belong to a piecing group that chooses a book or pattern each year and every one does her own quilt using her own fabrics. I swapped out the center star in Lori Smith's pattern for a feathered star from Marsha McCloskey's book. I hand-dyed some of the fabrics and tried to use the commercial fabrics in innovative ways by fussy-cutting and using templates.
#10849 - Iris

31 in x 37 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Art Abstract
Sponsored by Quilt 'n' Things


Entered by Annette Guerrero (Pasadena, CA)
Made by Annette Guerrero
Quilted by Annette Guerrero
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Original design
Artist statement: The infinite combination of colors with geometric shapes and the abstraction of color, shape and line allow me to express concepts and emotions without words. Solid color fabrics dominate my designs because of their simple yet bold voice. Emile Zola said it best, "If you asked me what I came into this world to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud."
#10792 - Grand Guard

39 in x 61 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Art Critter
Sponsored by Quilter's Coop


Entered by Linda C Anderson (La Mesa, CA)
Made by Linda C Anderson
Quilted by Linda C Anderson
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: There is not a more magnificent and imposing animal than the elephant in the wild. Working with black, white and multiple shades of gray painted onto white-on-white fabrics gives the intense textural quality of this animal. One ear slightly cocked, he is astutely aware of his surroundings as he rests at waters edge.
#10847 - Flooded

45 in x 57 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Art Human Image
Sponsored by The Quilt House, Inc.


Entered by Tanya A Brown (Sunnyvale, CA)
Made by Tanya A Brown
Quilted by Tanya A Brown
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Original design
Artist statement: An unrepentant little boy forges his own path through a flooded parking lot and, in so doing, creates a miniature tsunami.
#10754 - In Praise of Natural Curves - Canyonlands Utah

23 in x 34 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Art Naturescape
Sponsored by Sulky of America


Entered by Kathy Schattleitner (Grand Junction, CO)
Made by Kathy Schattleitner
Quilted by Kathy Schattleitner
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: My interpretation of the Green River overlook in Canyonlands, UT, on a cold and windy day. The photograph was taken with my Smartphone. Fabric collage using hand dyes, batikes and a few commercial fabrics.
#10795 - Carousel of Time

46 in x 58 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Art Pictorial
Sponsored by The Christmas Shoppe


Entered by Linda C Anderson (La Mesa, CA)
Made by Linda C Anderson
Quilted by Linda C Anderson
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Own Design
Artist statement: “…and the seasons, they go round and round. And the painted ponies go up and down. We’re captive on a carousel of time. -Joni Mitchel The circle of life is represented with the seasons of trees on the never ending carousel we all ride. Some of us get off early, some ride till the winter of our lives, no longer able to climb upon the horse. The sun rays through the roiling clouds bring us Life, and that is where we return.
#10884 - La Serenata

76 in x 76 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Innovative, Large, Mixed
Sponsored by French Connections


Entered by Ann Horton (Redwood Valley, CA)
Made by Ann Horton
Quilted by Ann Horton
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Original Design
Artist statement: Hand look digitized embroidery and Guatemalan textiles inspired this romantic depiction of courtship music and night flowers blooming. Lavishly embellished with embroidery in cotton WonderFil threads, interior prairie points and hand beaded. Machine quilting surrounds the embroideries while "confetti stitch" hand quilting texture-enriches the Guatemalan fabrics.
#11099 - Vincent - Haunted Genius

40 in x 31 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Innovative, Wall, Applique
Sponsored by Road to California, Inc


Entered by Danna A Shafer (Temecula, CA)
Made by Danna A Shafer
Quilted by Danna A Shafer
Started in 2007, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Makers Original Design
Artist statement: My interpretation of Van Gogh's "Starry Night" utilizes fused appliqué secured with monofilament to simulate paint. Begun as a wedding present, my daughter and her husband waited 5 years to receive it.
#10910 - Fire Baskets

66 in x 66 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Innovative, Wall, Mixed
Sponsored by Cheri's Crystals


Entered by Karen E Garth (Henderson, NV)
Made by Karen Eaton Garth
Quilted by Karen Eaton Garth
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Ricky Tims' Rhapsody Quilt
Artist statement: I was the lucky recipient of Ricky Tims' first Ponnie Brinkman Retreat Scholarship, and I designed this quilt at that retreat using his rhapsody quilt technique. The applique and quilting are all my original designs. I personally hand dyed all the fabrics used in the quilt top except the borders and binding, which are Ricky Tims hand dyed fabrics.
#10768 - Two Tenacious Crows

41 in x 33 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Innovative, Wall, Other
Sponsored by The Quilt Cupboard


Entered by Gayle S Pulley (Eatonwille, WA)
Made by Gayle S Pulley
Quilted by Gayle S Pulley
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: This is whole cloth and hand painted on cotton with Setasilk paints. The second in a series of crow quilts, it is machine quilted on my home machine.
#11025 - Fairy Dust

61 in x 61 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Innovative, Wall, Pieced
Sponsored by Quilter's Cocoon


Entered by Judith Woodworth (Gering, NE)
Made by Judith Woodworth
Quilted by Judith Woodworth
Started in 2010, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Innovative Pieced
Artist statement: I wanted to create a star where my fairies could live with windows into the real world. It has embroidered fairies that sprinkle fairy dust to grant wishes. The curved piecing star weaves over and under the star points. I used Legacy 80/20 batting plus wool batting, and mostly Glide thread.
#11098 - A Labor of Art

9 in x 12 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Miniature
Sponsored by Busy Bee Quilt Shop


Entered by Sharon L Schlotzhauer (Colorado Springs, CO)
Made by Sharon L Schlotzhauer
Quilted by Sharon L Schlotzhauer
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Makers Original Design
Artist statement: Every quilter is an artist; as evidenced in making either functional quilts or those for the wall. This piece depicts the quilter and their labor of love: using a palette of fabrics to create beautiful art.
#11024 - Bed of Roses

80 in x 80 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Traditional, Large, Applique
Sponsored by QuiltSoup, Inc.


Entered by Susan H Garman (Friendswood, TX)
Made by Susan H Garman
Quilted by Susan H Garman
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Traditional block
Artist statement: It is an understatement to say that I love classic red and green appliqué quilts. This spring, I decided it was time to design and make my own. I can't imagine ever getting tired of red and green quilts!
#11122 - Elegantly Chained Garden

76 in x 76 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Traditional, Large, Mixed
Sponsored by Stars & Scraps Quilt Shop


Entered by Diana Tatro (Yuba City, CA)
Made by Diana Tatro
Quilted by Loretta Orsborn
Started in 2010, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Pattern by Edyta Sitar and Lori Smith
Artist statement: I used appliqué patterns by Edyta Sitar and Lori Smith, my favorites. I love back basted needle turn and I love Civil War Reproductions, of which I have a huge stash.
#10832 - Mistaken Identify

83 in x 83 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Traditional, Large, Pieced
Sponsored by Flynn Quilt Frame Co


Entered by Gail Stepanek (New Lenox, IL)
Made by Gail Stepanek and Jan Hutchison
Quilted by Jan Hutchison
Started in 2009, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: When drafting a pattern for this antique quilt block labeled as a Mariner's Compass at a quilt show, it was discovered to have 21 spires....each spire has a matching spire on the opposite side, except for one. Research proved it was more like a Sunburst pattern.
#11057 - Awaken, Spring

40 in x 45 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Traditional, Wall, Applique
Sponsored by Amidon Quiltworks


Entered by Kristi M Hammer (Lusby, MD)
Made by Kristi M Hammer
Quilted by Kristi M Hammer
Started in 2009, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Everlasting Beauty
Artist statement: Awaken, Spring began the same way they all do, "you can't make that." I needed to prove I could. I could make it better, stronger, faster. I designed and rearranged much of this quilt to make it as original as i could. I hope y'all enjoy my version of reveille for Spring.
#10905 - Starlings

50 in x 50 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Traditional, Wall, Mixed
Sponsored by Nancy Rink Designs.com


Entered by Sandy Clark (Fresno, CA)
Made by Sandy Clark
Quilted by Sandy Clark
Started in 2010, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Traditional Pattern - Lone Star
Artist statement: I took a traditional design and tried to entice the viewer into the quilt by adding texture and patterns with the use of threads, beads, crystals and ink tense sticks.
#11126 - Lily Pad

67 in x 67 in
Winner of $100.00 for 2nd Place: Traditional, Wall, Pieced
Sponsored by Morgan Quality Products // JD Stencils


Entered by Patti K Van Oordt (St. George, UT)
Made by Patti K Van Oordt
Quilted by Cory Allender
Started in 2009, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Paper Pieced
Artist statement: While taking a class from Claudia Meyers, I decided I wanted to make my quilt a little smaller. So when I had the pattern printed from the CD, I had it reduced by 20%. After many changes of fabric, I settled on the current design. We were told it looked like lily pads, hence the name. Cory added her super quilting and dressed it up with embellishments.
#10821 - Organic Log Cabin #4

59 in x 56 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Art Abstract
Sponsored by Quilt 'n' Things


Entered by Jennifer Emry (Arlington, VA)
Made by Jennifer Emry
Quilted by Jennifer Emry
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Loosely based on antique log cabin style pieced quilts
Artist statement: I like strong design and great color. I want the quilt to demand attention from a distance and hold it up close. I piece quickly by machine and quilt slowly by hand, enjoying each spiral as I build up texture.
#11125 - Toco Toucan's Berries

48 in x 84 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Art Critter
Sponsored by Quilter's Coop


Entered by Thomas C Atkins (Santa Cruz, CA)
Made by Thomas C Atkins
Quilted by Thomas C Atkins
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Maker's Original Design, Gary Durbin photo
Artist statement: The pink and purple Kaffe Fasset fabric started it. I had to have it, build a jungle around it and then inhabit the jungle with butterflies, beetles, snails and a toucan.
#11105 - Sequoia Duck Pond

77 in x 87 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Art Naturescape
Sponsored by Sulky of America


Entered by Pat Durbin (Eureka, CA)
Made by Pat Durbin
Quilted by Pat Durbin
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: I grew up visiting this duck pond frequently and enjoyed trying to depict it in fabric. I used mosaic picture piecing and thread play accents.
#11032 - Best Friends

48 in x 35 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Art Pictorial
Sponsored by The Christmas Shoppe


Entered by Patt L Blair (Mt Baldy, CA)
Made by Patt L Blair
Quilted by Patt L Blair
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Interpretation of Photo
Artist statement: Being happy has much less to do with a pocketbook than the richness of having great family and friends. These young ladies from a poor mexican village have each other and are joyous locked arm in arm celebrating their friendship.
#11050 - I Have Many Faces

51 in x 42 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Human Image
Sponsored by The Quilt House, Inc.


Entered by Natalie A Carlton (Stuart, FL)
Made by Natalie A Carlton
Quilted by Natalie A Carlton
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Famous Faces
Artist statement: CAN YOU NAME EACH FACE? These faces are made from my hand dyed fabrics. I made the face patterns on the computer and then cut them out of my own fabrics and fused them. I then quilted this on my Gammill longarm. I loved watching the faces come to life!
#11014 - Imperial Blooms

40 in x 40 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Innovative, Wall, Applique
Sponsored by Road to California, Inc


Entered by Catherine Redford (Naperville, IL)
Made by Catherine Redford
Quilted by Catherine Redford
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Imperial Blooms by Sue Spargo, Folk Art Designs
Artist statement: Starting with Sue Spargo’s 2011 block- of-the-month program, my folk-art quilt, “Imperial Blooms”, includes wools, quilter’s cottons and velvet. Each hand appliquéd block was embellished with many embroidery stitches and beaded before being pieced together and machine quilted.
#10943 - Rare Birds

34 in x 31 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Innovative, Wall, Mixed
Sponsored by Cheri's Crystals


Entered by Rachel Wetzler (St. Charles, IL)
Made by Rachel Wetzler
Quilted by Rachel Wetzler
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Original Design
Artist statement: Being part of a quilt critique group, I wanted to create a quilt depicting the six of us in a light-hearted manner. The description "Rare Birds" aptly describes our lively, talented bunch. Each bird's personality shines through in everything from the perch it sits on to the top of its head. From left to right we are Denise Havlan, Rachel Wetzler, Annette Hendricks, Beth Gilbert, Ann Fahl and Robbi Eklow.
#10742 - Wholecloth 3

33 in x 33 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Innovative, Wall, Other
Sponsored by The Quilt Cupboard


Entered by Nancy Cluts (Sammamish, WA)
Made by Nancy Cluts
Quilted by Nancy Cluts
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Original design
Artist statement: This was my first attempt to design a wholecloth quilt using commercially available stencils. The design was finished in a one day workshop with Karen McTavish at MQX West. The quilting was hand guided on my ABM Innova longarm machine using Glide thread. I used Glisten metallic thread for the butterflies to give them a wispy feel.
#11056 - Dragon Blossom

42 in x 30 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Innovative, Wall, Pieced
Sponsored by Quilter's Cocoon


Entered by Vicki Conley (Ruidoso Downs, NM)
Made by Vicki Conley
Quilted by Vicki Conley
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Original Design
Artist statement: I began this original quilt in a Caryl Fallert class using her technique for developing designs. When I mirrored my original sketched pattern, an abstract art deco-style flower emerged. The design was pieced with gradation fabrics and enhanced with machine quilting and piping.
#10696 - Buried Treasure

14 in x 14 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Miniature
Sponsored by Busy Bee Quilt Shop


Entered by Mary K Mouton (Milledgeville, GA)
Made by Mary K Mouton
Quilted by Mary K Mouton
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: My original design using traditional blocks
Artist statement: Buried Treasure is one of a series of miniature quilts I've made to explore the range and precision of my foundation piecing system, Flip-Flop Paper Piecing. Love teaching it to others, who discover they, too, can be precision piecers!
#11079 - My Mother's Flower Garden

65 in x 78 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Traditional, Large, Applique
Sponsored by QuiltSoup, Inc.


Entered by Janet Owens (Yucaipa, CA)
Made by Janet Owens
Quilted by Lynette Harlan
Started in 2007, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Class" Baltimore Country Fair (Noble Needle)
Artist statement: Even though Mom is gone now, her garden still blooms brightly. I have always been inspired by hand appliqué and had a wonderful time bringing her garden to life again.
#10728 - Northern Lights

89 in x 99 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Traditional, Large, Mixed
Sponsored by Stars & Scraps Quilt Shop


Entered by Patricia C Robertson (Reedley, CA)
Made by Patricia C Robertson
Quilted by Patricia C Robertson
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Own Design
Artist statement: I saw the center of this quilt in a book and envisioned it in Batiks. The rest is the joy felt when an inspiration is transformed into my own design, my own quilt, and the satisfaction of working through each problem and each decision to create a pleasing design.
#10833 - Green Miles

77 in x 82 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Traditional, Large, Pieced
Sponsored by Flynn Quilt Frame Co


Entered by Peggy Kragnes (Felton, MN)
Made by Peggy Kragnes
Quilted by Peggy Kragnes
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Great American Quilt Book 7 - Oxmoor House
Artist statement: Made using green fabrics gathered on a 7000 mile Road trip with patient husband! Quilting done on my Prodigy with Glide and SoFine on top and Invisafil in the bobbin. Batting: Hobbs 80/20 and wool.
#11074 - Tilde

70 in x 70 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Traditional, Wall, Applique
Sponsored by Amidon Quiltworks


Entered by Teri Lucas (Bronx, NY)
Made by Keith August, Teri Lucas
Quilted by Teri Lucas
Started in 2010, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Center motif: Fresno Spring Bloom/Sharon Schamber
Artist statement: The inspiration for Tilde started with the center floral motif from Fresno Spring Bloom, the original design of Sharon Schamber and Cristy Fincher (used with permission). Keith built the design of the quilt around this design wanting to explore the shape of a variety of punctuation including the tilde, ~. Keith's only direction for Teri 'have fun'. She used wool batting and a variety of Superior Thread over the surface of the quilt.
#10816 - Grandma's Stellar Array

36 in x 36 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Traditional, Wall, Mixed
Sponsored by Nancy Rink Designs.com


Entered by Ann L Petersen (Surprise, AZ)
Made by Ann L Petersen
Quilted by Ann L Petersen
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: This quilt started with a challenge fabric that was Oriental looking. I used only the green areas and added a mix of Civil War reproduction and fabrics that looked like that era to make a traditional quilt. This was very far out of my comfort zone, but lots of fun.
#10779 - Two Score and Seven Stars

70 in x 70 in
Winner of $50.00 for 3rd Place: Traditional, Wall, Pieced
Sponsored by Morgan Quality Products // JD Stencils


Entered by Thelma A Childers (Charleston, IL)
Made by Thelma A Childers
Quilted by Judi Madsen
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Traditional Stars
Artist statement: Ciivil war themed fabric was selected for this stars in a star design. The quilting continues the civil war theme & feel with original free hand quilting which uses civil war themed pieced block designs for the quilting design. The light square blocks are quilted using the block Order Number 11. The dark square blocks use 9 different civil war themed blocks. The 3 outer borders are united by a unique overall design of stars and feathers.
#10817 - Azzurro

23 in x 18 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Art, Abstract
Sponsored by Quilt 'n' Things


Entered by Lisa R Jenni (Redmond, WA)
Made by Lisa R Jenni
Quilted by Lisa R Jenni
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design
Artist statement: Weeks of reading the newspaper in early 2012, photographs of extensive sunflares just kept my mind spinning.
#11097 - Uninvited Guest

37 in x 44 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Art, Critter
Sponsored by Quilter's Coop


Entered by Sharon L Schlotzhauer (Colorado Springs, CO)
Made by Sharon L Schlotzhauer
Quilted by Sharon L Schlotzhauer
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Makers Original Design
Artist statement: A large squirrel invited himself to breakfast in the bird feeder one lovely morning. The photo I snapped was the basis for this quilt. Some elements were created from whole-cloth, others were over-inked commercial fabrics.
#11136 - Pumpkin for Punkin

20 in x 24 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Art, Human Image
Sponsored by The Quilt House, Inc.


Entered by Jennifer L Bartels (Portland, OR)
Made by Mary Kay Price
Quilted by Mary Kay Price
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Child
Artist statement: Hand painted with Tsukineko paints. Machine quilted with payon and polyester threads. Inspired by the work of Patt Blair.
#11118 - Louise's Poppies

47 in x 42 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Art, Naturescape
Sponsored by Sulky of America


Entered by Jan Popa (Great Falls, MT)
Made by Jan Popa
Quilted by Jan Popa
Started in 2012, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Maker's Original Design, Gary Durbin photo
Artist statement: This began as a challenge to my self to work with complementary colors. The poppies were inspired by a trip to Lake Louise with my grandmother. They were so beautiful.
#10865 - Faith Alone

50 in x 60 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Innovative, Wall, Mixed
Sponsored by Cheri's Crystals


Entered by Jerry Granata (Palm Springs, CA)
Made by Jerry Granata
Quilted by Jerry Granata
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Photograph
Artist statement: Doors represent curiosity and opportunity and I used non-traditional materials in traditional ways to express this. Threads are mono-filament, cotton, and polyester. Fabrics/materials are vinyl, theatrical gels, hand painted cottons, batiks, felt, wool roving and timtex. This quilt is pieced, appliqued, and hand embroidered.
#10930 - Cluck Cluck

46 in x 46 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Innovative, Wall, Pieced
Sponsored by Quilter's Cocoon


Entered by Marta A Price (Grass Valley, CA)
Made by Marta Price
Quilted by Marla Monson
Started in 2010, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Empty Spools design class with Janet Fogg
Artist statement: My son’s family decided to raise chickens. My granddaughter, Kaylee, named the baby chicks. Except Cluck Cluck, grew into a rooster. At an Empty Spools Seminar in a class with Janett Fogg I designed the quilt using a picture of Cluck Cluck and placed him to become part of the Hen and Chicks block.
#10929 - Borrowed Roses

85 in x 85 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Traditional, Large, Applique
Sponsored by QuiltSoup, Inc.


Entered by Jerrianne Evans (Houston, TX)
Made by Jerrianne Evans and Cynthia Clark
Quilted by Cynthia Clark
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Pattern by Sue Garman
Artist statement: This quilt is a reproduction of a 1929 quilt by Rose Kretsinger. The pattern was developed by Sue Garman. Hand appliqued by Jerrianne Evans. Machine quilted by Cynthia Clark.
#10826 - McTangerine Rose

85 in x 85 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Traditional, Large, Mixed
Sponsored by Stars & Scraps Quilt Shop


Entered by Lynn Droege (Overland Park, KS)
Made by Lynn Droege
Quilted by Lisa Sipes
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Designed by Sue Garman
Artist statement: This was the 2011 B.O.M. pattern by Sue Garman for "the Quilt Show". I added an additional border. I LOVE to use bright colors that keep your eye moving.
#10989 - Elsa's Knot

87 in x 87 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Traditional, Large, Pieced
Sponsored by Flynn Quilt Frame Co


Entered by Clem and Ann Buzick and Helbling (Fargo, ND)
Made by Ann Helbling
Quilted by Clem Buzick
Started in 2011, Finished in 2011
Design basis: Blocks to Diamonds book by Cheryl Malkowski:Solar Flare design
Artist statement: This Cheryl Malkowski design was so much fun to piece. The strip pieced squares and diamonds allowed me to play with gradated color. The quilting really makes this quilt shine.
#11085 - Aunt Millies Garden

56 in x 46 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Traditional, Wall, Applique
Sponsored by Amidon Quiltworks


Entered by Rebecca Yoder (Goshen, IN)
Made by Rebecca Yoder
Quilted by Rebecca Yoder
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Aunt Millies Garden by Piece O'Cake Design
Artist statement: This piece is hand appliquéd and hand quilted. I have altered the sashing and the border to showcase feather quilting.
#10858 - Maritime

68 in x 68 in
Winner of Honorable Mention: Traditional, Wall, Pieced
Sponsored by Morgan Quality Products // JD Stencils


Entered by Mary C Schroeder (North Bend, OR)
Made by Mary C Schroeder
Quilted by Mary C Schroeder
Started in 2011, Finished in 2012
Design basis: Medallion quilt
Artist statement: Compass blocks with fussy cut centers and some fussy cut spokes. Very heavily quilted with Trapunto work on Marine life motifs. Sea life motifs shaded with Inktense colored Pencils.

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