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Western North Carolina Quilters Guild

National Quilting Day

March 13, 2015
First Citizens Bank, Main Street
Hendersonville, NC

Challenge Quilts

The Challenge

1. Use our purple challenge fabric in the quilt.

2. Use "Mountain Patches" as the theme.

purple challenge fabric

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Viewer's Choice ~ Show visitors voted on their favorites.

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Carole Reimold - The Love of Music and the Old Homesteads

First Place

The Love of Music
and the Old Homesteads

by Carole Reimold
Etowah, NC

We love the old Bluegrass music, that is why we moved here. The old homes are just beautiful. This was a photo of a building that I had taken and then printed onto my fabric.

Carole Reimold - first place detail top
Carole Reimold - first place detail bottom
     
Trish Hendershot - Mountain Harmonies

Second Place

Mountain Harmonies

Trish Hendershot
Hendersonville, NC

Purple fabric – Purple mountains – Mountain music – I see harmony in these fabrics. Been wanting to place my banjo on a quilted creation. This seemed the right time. Got my dulcimer & guitar in there as well. Right many patches, too!

Trish Hendershot - Mountain Harmonies detail top
Mountain Harmonies detail bottom
     
Kathleen Lambert - Out on a Limb

Third Place ~ Tie

Out on a Limb

Kathleen Lambert
Hendersonville, NC

Bird watching is a favorite evening pastime
all year – so, I have represented the four seasons.

Out on a Limb detail top

Out on a Limb detail bottom

     
Natalie Rockley - Milford Sound

Third Place ~ Tie

Milford Sound

Natalie Rockley
Hendersonville, NC

This fjord in Aotearoa, where the “Lord of the Rings” was filmed, is located in the south island of New Zealand. The quilt is based on a photograph. Cotton and hand dyed fabrics, thread sketching, using techniques by Susan Brubaker Knapp.

Right: photo of Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound photo

2015 Symposium Raffle Quilt

The Symposium raffle quilt was on display at the show. It was designed by Joanne Shafer as an adaptation of the Delectable Mountains block, using the computer program, EQ7. The fabrics were purchased at Beginnings Quilt Shop in Hendersonville, NC, and a shop in Burnsville, NC, which is no longer in business. Joanne Shafer pieced the outer field of mountains. The center pictorial of our Blue Ridge Mountains was created by Georgia Bonesteel, using her Grid Grip paper and her landscape strip piecing technique. The machine quilting was done by Peggy McCaffrey and Pat Leitch, owners of Hummingbird Quilting. The pillow topper piece was created by Georgia Bonesteel and is part of the ensemble. The quilt was entered in the Western North Carolina Quilt Show in June 2014 and earned a Blue Ribbon.

Tickets are available for $1 each or 6 for $5 from guild members and will be available at the quilt show. The winner will be drawn on May 31, 2015, at the conclusion of Symposium.

raffle quilt

raffle quilt detail

Above: left detail ~ right detail ~ Below: pillow topper

pillow topper

Scenes at the Show ~ Visitors and Volunteers
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Mountain Patches sign Joanne at welcome table Sympoosium sign
Quilt Guild in the news Looking at quilts quilt display
visitor & volunteer quilt display visitors
quilt display quilt display display
visitors Joanne and visitor view from the stairs

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Updated August 31, 2016