Saturday, March 3, 2012

Tri County Quilt Show Wrap Up

Fresh from the show out at the Berry Center I thought I would post some pictures. I tried to grab friends as they came by our booth to take pictures of them with their quilts but it was a busy in our booth so I only got a few unfortunately.
Here are some "celebrity" shots from today:
Judy, all smiles with her labor of love celebrating her parents. The quilt says "It's nice to be nice" and she sure is!
Belinda with her stunning Ivy Twist Quilt done in wildflower fabrics.  She had her two daughters there today supporting her in her first show and, she was everywhere helping and pitching in, supporting the guild and our shop. Thank you so much Belinda!
 Many of you are familiar with Nancy from the shop, it was her first quilt show entry as well! Nancy's Christmas trees (above) and her Green with Envy French Braid below both showed proudly! We couldn't do it without you Nancy! Hugs!

 Carolyn (seen in photos above and below) who teaches paper piecing classes at the shop, earned two ribbons for these beauties as did Ida, for the professional quilting on them. 
Ida teaches machine quilting at the shop as well.
Below is Bankie Lavender, President of the guild with her beautiful Texas quilt! 
 Here is Susi Looney who teaches Design Your Own Applique at the shop, posing with her granddaughter Ivy, standing next to her dragonfly quilt. 

 Judy Turner posing proudly with a T-shirt quilt she made for her grandson.

Here is some more "eye candy" for you of quilts made by friends who I didn't catch in pictures and I haven't had on the blog before:
 Deb entered this quilt of her own design in the Challenge category, "Piecing it all Together". It is a compilation of skills she learned in various workshops she has taken over the last couple of years.
Charmaine's version of Judy Niemeyer's pattern "Pepperdish". 
This quilt is so photogenic it just glowed with red and yellow brilliance.
Charmaine's entry in the large professionally quilted category, original pattern by Pam Buono. The precision was excellent.
 One of Valerie's entries above was beautiful in pinks and creams and HUGE!
Another huge quilt, this one by Kathy who also teaches at the shop and simply loves green entered this striking quilt the turquoise green and copper contrast was eye catching!

I hope that you enjoyed this little taste of the show. It was really a successful show and though only our second show as a guild I think it looked quite professional! 
A quilt show can't happen without quilters being willing to share their quilts.  Thank you to everyone who entered a quilt. They MADE the show- each and every quilt playing a part. It was truly enjoyable to share it with all of you. Thanks to all of you who didn't enter a quilt but supported the guild with your time and energy in making the show work. Many hands make light work.
And last but not least thank you friends who kept checking on us in our booth, helped us set up and tear down our very first booth, brought us food, and drinks (and aspirin!), kept us apprised of how things were going and ran to get pictures of things when we couldn't! 
The Quilters Crossing Family is MADE up of all of you!
 Thank you so much.
Congrats Tri-County on a great show.


  1. If it's okay with you I'm going to add some of your pictures to the gallery. And I'll give you the credit for the pictures.
    I caught a few people roaming around but not a couple of the ones you did.
    The show did look really good. Very Impressive