2017 Quilt Show News
Our thanks to our wonderful members, volunteers, vendors, friends and family who helped us with our 35th Anniversary Year Quilt Show
Our Urban Inspirations - 2017 Show Winners
Pieced Quilts - Small
1st Place - Betsy Vinegrad - "Orbit"
2nd Place - Tom Cuff - "Let's Miss Bee Hive"
3rd Place - Valerie K. Turer - "Crane Flies Over Pond"
Honorable Mention - Peggy McGeary - "Kosmic Blues....and Greens"
Pieced Quilts - Large
1st Place - Lisa Mason - "My First Double Wedding Ring"
2nd Place - Teri Scaduto - "Hip to be Square"
3rd Place - Kimberly Tappana - "Pickle Dish"
Honorable Mention - Veronique Milliez - "Rio"
Appliqued Quilts - Small
1st Place - Diane Larrier Collier - "Say Amen, Somebody"
2nd Place - Marilyn Hamilton Jackson - "Pride"
3rd Place - Susan Acevedo - "Spring in the Garden"
Honorable Mention - Mary Butler - "Tis the Nature of Cats"
Appliqued Quilts - Large
1st Place - Betty Belford - "Love at First Sight"
2nd Place - Reggy Sonsino - "New York State of Mind"
3rd Place - Jo-Ann Demas - "Rooster Tales in the City"
Honorable Mention - Karen Baskett - "Chelsea Bluebird Sampler"
1st Place - Betsy Vinegrad - "Share and Share Alike"
2nd Place - Barbara Hull - "35: I'm Counting!"
3rd Place - Catherine Peterson "I can't See! I Can't See!"
Honorable Mention - Ariana Berry - "Merge"
1st Place - Lucia K. Chan - "Evolving I"
2nd Place - Ellen Yamaguchi - "Swim Lanes"
3rd Place - Laurinda M. Liang - "Millefiore Redux"
Honorable Mention - Cheryl Kulakoff - "Images of Ireland's Countryside"
1st Place - Roz Manor - "Little Girl Dining at The Ritz"
2nd Place - Susan Louis - "Calm"
3rd Place - Elizabeth Pile - "The Burning Pine Barrens 1995"
Honorable Mention - Alice Palmer - "Betty Boop Goes to Hawaii"
2nd Place - Betty Robertson - "Red Organ Keys"
Best Hand Piecing: Laurinda M. Liang - Millefiore Redux
Best Machine Piecing: Kimberly Tappana - Pickle Dish
Best Hand Applique: Betty Belford - Love at First Sight
Best Machine Applique: Diane Larrier Collier - Say Amen, Somebody
Best Use of Embellishments: Ellen Yamaguchi - Swim Lanes
Judge's Choice: Betsy Vinegrad - Share and Share Alike
Best in Show: Lisa Mason - My First Double Wedding Ring
Viewer's Choice: Lisa Mason - My First Double Wedding Ring
Vendor's Choice: Larry Gifford - My Trip to Santa Fe
NACQJ* Award of Merit for Oustanding Achievement in Quiltmaking: Lucia K. Chan - Evolving I
*National Association of Certified Quilt Judges
1st Place: Tina Barth - "Seminole Jewelry"
2nd Place: Ellen Yamaguchi - "Flaco Flies Free"
3rd Place: Betsy Vinegrad - "Spiral 8"