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The Huntington Quilt Guild has amazingly talented quilters in our midst. Judy Knorr’s quilt “Angel Wisdom” was voted Best in Show and also received a ribbon for “Best Hand Quilting”. The updated list is below. What an impressive body of work from our guild! Once again congratulations to you all. And hope to see these quilts at the next Show and Tell!
|Category: Hand Applique|
|First||Angel Wisdom||Judith Roush Knorr|
|Second||Candy Cane Bouquet||Judith Roush Knorr|
|Honorable Mention||Festive Feathered Tree||Victoria Stoddard|
|Category: Machine Applique|
|Second||Folk Art Flowers||Arden Glass|
|Category: Mixed Medium/Machine Embroidery Quilts|
|Second||Fashionista’s Studio||Gilma Silmeone|
|Honorable Mention||Harvest Moon||Michele Miroff|
|Category: Small Pieced Quilts|
|Third||Cactus Flowers Collide||Victoria Stoddard|
|Category: Medium Pieced Quilts|
|Third||Tic Tac Toe||Diane Giardino|
|Category: Large Pieced Quilts|
|First||Rainbow Haze||Elizabeth Dragone|
|Second||Stepping Stones||Arden Glass|
|Third||Red Zinger||Gilma Silmeone|
|Category: Modern Quilts|
|First||Murano Mirage||Elizabeth Dragone|
|Second||Birch Trees||Arden Glass|
|Category: Small Professionally Quilted|
|First||My Muncy Compass Quilt||Barbara Marcone|
|Second||Flowers for Matthew||Gilma Silmeone|
|Third||Album Quilt||Marion Shipley|
|Honorable Mention||Scrappy Lone Star||Gilma Silmeone|
|Category: Large Professionally Quilted|
|Third||Jacket – KOI||Joan Fritz|
|Category: Miniature Quilts|
|First||Petite Patriot||Victoria Stoddard|
|Second||Bears in the Woods||Roberta (Bobbi) Stoddard|
|Best in Show||Angel Wisdom||Judith Roush Knorr|
|Best Hand Quilting||Angel Wisdom||Judith Roush Knorr|
|Best Interpretation of Show Theme||Flowers for Matthew||Gilma Simeone|
|Best Use of Embellishments||Fashionista’s Studio||Gilma Simeone|
|Exceptional Block Setting||Flowers for Matthew||Gilma Simeone|
|Exceptional Border Setting||Happy!||Barbara Marcone|
|Judge’s Choice: Stacy Koehler||Murano Mirage||Elizabeth Dragone|
Jean and Alison Ruvel exhibited quilts at the Quilt Fest of New Jersey in March. We’re very proud of our fellow quilters, and are thrilled for them that their talent is being acknowledged at these regional shows!
So sorry to do this again, but due to the inclement weather forecast for tonight, the meeting is being cancelled. May Watson’s class for Saturday WILL BE HELD, and there is room in the class. If you are interested in signing up, or need information, please contact Gilma or Laura.
We’ll be sending out an updated schedule for the end of the year. In the meantime, keep working on those UFOs and the Spring Fling Challenge!
See you in April, hopefully by then we’ll see some flowers blooming instead of all this snow!
At our March 3, 2015 meeting, we will have May Watson as a guest speaker. She is a local quilter who teaches a technique called fabric collage. She is teaching a workshop, Whimsical Fish/Butterfly based on this technique onSaturday, March 7, from 10:00-4:00 at the East Northport Library, 185 Larkfield Rd, East Northport, NY. The price for the class is 35.00 plus a 10.00 materials fee.
There are still spots left in the class. Please email me, Gilma Simeone, email@example.com, or Laura Catlan,firstname.lastname@example.org, if you are interested in taking the class. Please bring your payment on the night of the meeting, March 3rd. There is a book based on this technique called Serendipity Quilts, by Susan Carlson. You do not need to purchase the book to take the class.
Also, if you signed up to complete a UFO, they are due for the March meeting. There is still time to finish, so get towork!
The Evening Star Quilters is hosting Karen Gloeggler, the author of Jane Austen Quilts at our March 5th, 2015 meeting.
We are also having two workshops in which we have a limited number of openings.
Pride and Prejudice on Friday, March 6th and The Jane Austen Quilt on Saturday, March 7th.
For more information, visit the Evening Star Quilters Guild Website
Donna Russell, ESQ program chair
Victoria Findlay Wolfe is coming to our guild in February! There is still room in her class, “15 Minutes of Play” on February 7. The class will be held at Christ Lutheran Church in Northport from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Cost is $45.00. Please Laura Catlan or Gilma Simeone if you want to join us!