April 1 and 2, 2017
For highlights of the show, click on the links below.
Quilt Show Chairs: Dale Wolfe and Donna Brooks
Kaleidoscope of Butterflies
85″ X 85″
Opportunity Quilt Chair
The pattern originated from the book “Fan Quilts” by Marion L. Maerke and M. Carol Schiaffino, published by American School of Needlework. The name of the quilt is derived from the term used to describe a group of butterflies.
Heide Dressler, Jill Orr and Ann Gimbel.
Butterfly wings were sewn by Wanda Reyenga, Waunell Michels, Valerie Sauban, Nancy Ritter, Patsy Ronat, Aggie Vecchio, Valeria Furtado, Donna Brooks and Sharyn Owens.
The butterfly bodies were appliquéd by Kathy Callahan, Leslie Finta and Ann Gimbel.
The butterfly antennae were embroidered by Eva Lee and Louise Tanno.
Raynell Coleman, Heide Dressler, Clair McIvor, Marian Wolfrom, Pat DeRushia, Ranny Frank and others.
The hand quilters designed and stitched over a 9 month period and 199 hours to complete the delicate hand quilting.
100% cotton fabric and Quilter’s Dream Wool batting.
Hand quilted and hand appliquéd.
Jim Tanno, whose wife Louise was one of the main designers of the quilt. They donated the quilt to the Ruby Slippers Gala event that raises money for Innerfaith Housing.
The quilt required a total of 280 hours volunteered by members to plan, organize, piece, appliqué, embroider, assemble, bind, mark and hand quilt.
Best of Show
“Prairie Gathering Lodge” by Anita Mingham
Adult First Quilt
1st Place – “Tiger Lilies” by Jaque Edgett
2nd Place – “Sunburnt Zebra” by Genette Lee
All Other Techniques
1st Place – “Prairie Gathering Lodge” by Anita Mingham
2nd Place – “Little Yo-Yos” by Margo Spack
1st Place – “Nancy’s Folly” by Nancy Ritter
2nd Place – “Oh My Stars!” by Barbara Beil
1st Place – “French Doors” by Ellie Conley
2nd Place – “Leaves” by Jackie Seidell
Hand – Two or More Techniques
1st Place – “Blooms of Spring” by Louise Tanno
2nd Place – “Rainbow Braid” by Raynell Coleman
1st Place – “Butterflies and Blossoms” by Beverly Spurs
2nd Place – “One for My Son” by Elizabeth Huff
Home Use Item
1st Place – “Ms. Bindweed’s Boots” by Holly Oddson
2nd Place – “Bluebird Pillow” by Louise Tanno
1st Place – “Merry Christmas” by Cindy Greco
2nd Place – “Twister Bunny” by Loretta Jones
Machine – Two or More Techniques
1st Place – “Wind in the Whiskers” by Cindy Greco
2nd Place – “Shades of Baltimore” Album by Cindy Greco
1st Place – “Zinnia Daybreak Hosta” by Carmen Franklin
2nd Place – “Blue Dog” by Birgit Knuth
1st Place – “King of the Roost” by S. Jane Powell
2nd Place – “Hanky Quilt of Memories” by Jeanne Marie Roberts
1st Place – “The Back is More Interesting” by Mary Pimentel-Wheeler
2nd Place – “Hoppie’s Butterflies” by Sandy Butner
1st Place – “Leftovers” by Valerie Sauban
2nd Place – “Elegant Clarkia” by Valerie Sauban
Wearable and Accessories
1st Place – “Flying Geese Sweatshirt” by Holly Oddson
2nd Place – “Scottie” by Ellen Heathcote
Pass the Envelope/Fabric Telephone
1st Place – “Golden Gate Sunset” by Fran McNamee
2nd Place – “Crab Shack” by Birgit Knuth
“Penguins Go To Hawaii” by Kathy Callahan