Quilt Show

2020 Inspiration Photo

LINE A

LINE B

LINE C

GQCCC Member Appliquérs – Kathy Callahan, Ann Gimbel, Jackie Seidell, and Beverly Spurs

Best of Show
“Dana’s Wedding Quilt” by Ann Gimbel

Accessories
1st Place – “Floral Fling” by Wanda Reyenga
2nd Place – “Pink Tote” by Louise Tanno

Adult First Quilt
1st Place – “Mt Diablo in Winter” by Pamela Rogers
2nd Place – “My Monstrosity” by Taryn Doidge

All Other Techniques
1st Place – “General’s Star” by Tish Marshall
2nd Place – “Christmas Trees” by Nancy Ritter

Group Quilt
1st Place – “Round Robin 2013” by Susan Swindell
2nd Place – “Mission San Juan Bautista” by Felicia Ahluwalia

Hand Appliqué
1st Place – “Dana’s Wedding Quilt” by Ann Gimbel
2nd Place – “Catch a Christmas Star” by Marlene Wunder

Hand – Two or More Techniques
1st Place – “Garden Party” by Cindy Greco
2nd Place – “My Stars” by Raynell Coleman

Hand Quilted
1st Place – “My Liberated Log Cabin” by Jackie Seidell
2nd Place – “Sweet & Simple” by Elizabeth Huff

Home Use Item
1st Place – “Stormy Seas” by Karen Morones
2nd Place – “Card Trick” by Birgit Knuth

Kit Quilt or Item
1st Place – “Bright Squares” by Daryl Lynn Harvey
2nd Place – “Phillip’s Secret Garden” by Linda Luks

Machine Appliqué
1st Place – “Gingerbread Lane” – Cindy Greco

Machine Quilted
1st Place – “Flowers” by Leslie Finta
2nd Place – “Perennial Stars” by Nancy Ritter

Machine – Two or More Techniques
1st Place – “Life’s a Beach” by Holly Oddson
2nd Place – “Bugs” by Jo Mathies

Miniature
1st Place – “Mini Rainbow Swoon” by Felicia Ahluwalia
2nd Place – “Up in the Sky” by Felicia Ahluwalia

Modern
1st Place – “Cross and Crown” by Jackie Seidell
2nd Place – “Poppies” by Karen Morones

Original Design
1st Place – “Peppers From My Garden” by Joan Barker
2nd Place – “Asian Motif” by Marnie Brennan

Wearable Art
1st Place – “In Full Bloom” by Michele Bogovich
2nd Place – “Whimsy” by Holly Oddson

Pass the Envelope Challenge
1st Place – “Le Chat” by Phyllis Nishimori
2nd Place – “Paris Lights” by Chris Lee

Poppy Fields Forever

80″ X 95″

Opportunity Quilt Chair
Tammy Zanella

Pattern Information
Based on the Mountain Mist pattern “Painted Poppies”.

Design and Fabric Selection
Tammy Zanella, Dale Wolfe, Jackie Seidell, and Valerie Sauban.

Appliqué
Joan Beall, Ann Gimbel, Bev Spurs, Myrna Rutkas, Barb Shates, Jackie Seidell, Kathy Callahan, Sandy Butner.

136 hours of appliqué was required for this quilt.

Assembly and Marking
Jackie Seidell and Tammy Zanella

8 hours were required to assemble and mark this quilt.

Hand Quilting
Maryann Bower, Raynell Coleman, Pat DeRushia, Heidi Dressler, Ranny Frank, Eva Lee, Claire McIvor, Marian Wolfram

The hand quilters designed and stitched over a nine-month period and 387 hours to complete the delicate hand quilting.

Materials
100% cotton fabric and Quilter’s Dream Wool batting. The background and backing fabric is Pepper Cory’s shot cotton

Techniques
Hand quilted and hand appliquéd.

Raffle Winner
Gerene Sayre

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

Group Quilt
1st Place – “Nancy’s Folly” by Nancy Ritter
2nd Place – “Oh My Stars!” by Barbara Beil

Hand Appliqué
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

Hand Quilted
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

Kit
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

Machine Quilted
1st Place – “Zinnia Daybreak Hosta” by Carmen Franklin
2nd Place – “Blue Dog” by Birgit Knuth

Miniature
1st Place – “King of the Roost” by S. Jane Powell
2nd Place – “Hanky Quilt of Memories” by Jeanne Marie Roberts

Modern
1st Place – “The Back is More Interesting” by Mary Pimentel-Wheeler
2nd Place – “Hoppie’s Butterflies” by Sandy Butner

Original Design
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

Aloha” Challenge
“Penguins Go To Hawaii” by Kathy Callahan

Kaleidoscope of Butterflies

85″ X 85″

Opportunity Quilt Chair
Ann Gimbel

Pattern Information
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.

Fabric Selection
Heide Dressler, Jill Orr and Ann Gimbel.

Piecing
Butterfly wings were sewn by Wanda Reyenga, Waunell Michels, Valerie Sauban, Nancy Ritter, Patsy Ronat, Aggie Vecchio, Valeria Furtado, Donna Brooks and Sharyn Owens.  

Appliqué
The butterfly bodies were appliquéd by Kathy Callahan, Leslie Finta and Ann Gimbel.

Embroidery
The butterfly antennae were embroidered by Eva Lee and Louise Tanno.

Hand Quilting
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.

Materials
100% cotton fabric and Quilter’s Dream Wool batting.

Techniques
Hand quilted and hand appliquéd.

Raffle Winner
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.

Tile Tango

66″ X 66″

At the first meeting of the Design/Assembly team we looked at various pattern ideas and then surfed the web. Jackie suggested one of her favorite designers, Becky Goldsmith, so we went to her website. When the picture for “Tile Tango” came up there was a little gasp from each of us and the search ended… we had found our quilt! We decided to stay with the blues and purples that the designer had used. We put a call out to guild members for fabrics and received such a good response that we only needed to purchase the white background, blue polka dot and backing fabric. The quilt was lovingly hand quilted for many months before “traveling” to numerous other guild meetings to sell tickets.

Opportunity Quilt Chair
Monica Kaseman

Pattern Information
From a quilt featured in the book “The Quilter’s Practical Guide To Color” by Becky Goldsmith. Permission for use of the design granted by the author.

Design/Fabric Selection/Assembly
Valerie Sauban, Jackie Seidell, Dale Wolfe, Tammy Zanella

Hand Appliqué
Joan Beall, Margaret Bender, Maryann Bowers, Sandy Butner, Kathy Callahan, Cindy Greco, Monica Kaseman, Sharon Mazanec, Audrey McInerney, Claire McIvor, Jill Orr, Jackie Seidell, Reba Siero, Beverly Spurs, Louise Tanno, Tammy Zanella

The quilt required 197 hours to hand appliqué.

Hand Quilting
Raynell Coleman, Pat De Rushia, Heide Dressler, Ranny Frank, Eva Lee, Marian Wohlfrom

The quilt required 266 hours to hand quilt.

Label
Monica Kaseman

Materials
100% cotton fabric and Quilter’s Dream Wool batting.

Techniques
Hand quilted and hand appliquéd

Raffle Winner
Kate Ahearn

Best of Show
“Baskets” by Jackie Seidell

Creative Item
“Asymmetrical” by Michelle Bogovich

Pass the Envelope Challenge
“Balance” by Valerie Sauban

“Polka Dotty” Challenge
“Henrietta” by Phyllis Nishimori