30th Anniversary Exhibit at the 2012 Fall Harvest of Quilts Show

sign at quilt show sign detail new guild sign detail 1981 show
visitor looking at sign and quilt taking photo visitors looking at sampler quilt
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Quilts Through the Years


Sampler by Virginia Brower

1982 People's Choice Award

Sampler detail
String Along Lily

String Along Lily by Georgia Bonesteel
with help from Gwen Broyles & Barbara Swinea

1983 Raffle Quilt

"This special lily quilt was made in duplicate. I instructed Guild members to make the first one which became a Guild raffle qult. Part of my piecing was done on the Delta Queen on the Mississippi River. I got tired of people asking what I was doing and said I was the ship's seamstress."

Lily detail Information about quilt
Old Patterns in a New House

Old Patterns in a New House by Donna Edwards

1991 Second Place WNCQG, 1991 First Place Asheville Guild,
1992 First Place North Carolina Symposium

"I love to do sampler quilts with all the different blocks. This quilt is hand-quilted."

Old Patterns in a New House detail
Black & White & Red All Over

Black & White & Red All Over by Claire Rouse

1992 First Place, Wearables, Quilt Symposium

"Each individual segment of the jacket was covered with original piecing and/or Seminole designs. I used approximately 15 different reds and the buttonholes were designed to be part of the strip piecing. It received ."

Black & White & Red All Over detail
Mariner's Compass

Mariner's Compass by June Haynes

1994 First Place, First Quilt

"When I saw the picture of the Mariner's Compass, I felt it represented my husband's time in the U.S. Navy - compass to guide, geese to lead, and stars to light the way."

Mariner's Compass detail
Carolina Morning

Carolina Morning by Claire Rouse

1996 First Place, Appliquéd Bed Quilts, WNCQG
1997 First Place & Best in Show, NC Quilt Symposiuim

"Hand appliquéd and quilted and embellished in the bird cage with trapunto."

Carolina Morning detail
The Blue Ridges

The Blue Ridges by Ann Snellman

1998 Honorable Mention, WNCQG

"This quilt was based on Georgia Bonesteel's Seminole Sky pattern and is hand quilted."

The Blue Ridges detail