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Western North Carolina Quilters Guild

National Quilting Day

March 15, 2014
Blue Ridge Mall, Hendersonville, NC

Challenge Quilts

The Challenge

1. Use our yellow challenge fabric in the quilt.

2. Use "Initial This" as the theme.

challenge fabric

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

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Bali Dancer

First Place

Bali Dancer Under the Moon

by Bonnie Lucas

"B" in Bali stands for the "B" in my name, Bonnie. There are small "B's" in the dancer's necklace. Shading was created with fabric pencils or blocks and thread sketching.

Bali Dancer detail
Detail 1 Face ~ Detail 2 Necklace
No Time for Mousing Around

Second Place

Now Is No Time
for Mousing Around

by Natalie Rockley

Hickory, dickory, dock,
The mouse ran up the clock.
The clock stuck one,
The mouse ran down,
Hickory, dickory, dock.

The theme of this quilt originates from the children's nursery rhyme, published in England in 1744.

clock detail
Detail Top ~ Detail Bottom
Mary, Mary

Third Place

Mary, Mary

by Mary Hinkle

"Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockle shells and pretty maids, all in a row."

This quilt is machine pieced, hand quilted and embroidered and embellished with couched yarns, buttons, sea shells and silver bangles.


Mary, Mary detail
Detail Left ~ Detail Right

2014 Raffle Quilt

The quilt was designed and made by Joanne Shafer with red fabrics donated by guild members. The pattern incorporated blocks by Anita Soloman and the design program EQ7. The finished quilt was quilted by Hummingbird Quilters of Brevard, Peggy McCaffrey and Pat Leitch.

Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00 and are available from guild members. The drawing will be held at the Garden of Quilts Show in June.

2014 raffle quilt

raffle detail 1

raffle detail 2

Visitors and Volunteers at the Show

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Photos by Anne S. Napier
Webcrafter: Anne S. Napier
March 21, 2014