A newsletter for Maine Quilts
Maine Quilts 2016 was a fun and successful show!
Congratulations to the ribbon winners! The full list is being added to our website, http://www.mainequilts.org.
Thank you all for volunteering, enjoying the learning opportunities with our teachers, spending your money with our vendors, and supporting the various fundraisers.
Thank you to the chairpersons and the hours spent organizing and preparing your parts for the show.
And yes, “In Stitches with Quilting Comedy” on Friday night was a huge success with a standing ovation. Thank you Carolee and Kim for creating our skit and Betsy Crowell our fabulous comic!
Working on Maine Quilts 2017 already! If you would like to join us as a Chairperson let me know. We can talk about what is available. Come join us and be part of this PTQG event.
Below left is Karen Weiderman, PTQG member, our “Forever Flowers” PTQG raffle quilt winner.
Below right is “J112. Autumn Journey at White Oak by Kathryn Zimmerman, Mars Hill, NC. (86 x 86) A Sue Garman design, quilt consists of paper piecing, turned and glued appliqué, cording and ruched flowers. Source: “Ruffled Roses” by Sue Garman, suegarman.blogspot.com. Machine pieced, paper pieced, hand appliquéd, machine appliquéd, embellishments; professionally machine quilted (la) by Brian Fackler, Venice, FL. This quilt won Best of Judged, Exceptional Merit, Outstanding Piecing and Viewers’ Choice!