The Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild honors veterans from our community each year with a beautiful, hand-made quilt. The presentation occurred on Saturday afternoon. We had a great turn out. We are blessed to honor those who served our country. Thank you.
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Below, you will find photos of ALL of the quilts entered in the 2019 HOF Quilt Show. They are divided by category, in numerical order. You’ll be able to see each quilt and read their stories. Please enjoy!
1100’s — Miniatures
1200’s — Small Wall Hangings
1300’s — Large Wall Hangings
1400’s — Baby & Youth
1500’s — Youth
1600’s — Hand Quilted
1700’s — Machine Quilted, Computer Guided (up to 70″)
1800’s — Machine Quilted, Computer Guided (71″ to 82″)
1900’s — Machine Quilted, Computer Guided (83″+)
2000’s — Machine Quilted, Hand Guided (up to 70″)
2100’s — Machine Quilted, Hand Guided (71″ to 82″)
2200’s — Machine Quilted, Hand Guided (83″+)
2300’s — 2018 Guild Challenge
2400’s — Vintage
So much goes into putting on a quilt show. From checking in the quilts on Friday morning to checking out the quilts on Saturday afternoon, there are many things behind the scenes that need to be done. It takes a team of people to put on the show.
First, the quilts are checked in and sorted into divisions and tagged. At the same time the quilts are being checked in, the vendor spaces and the layout of the show floor are being marked. The framework that hold the quilts is then constructed and the background fabric hung. Hangers get clipped onto the quilts and the quilts are hung by category. Quilts must be adjusted, and readjusted, then the stories pinned on.
Next, the vendors begin to assemble their booths and bring in their precious wares. The Bed Turning display begins to take shape and background quilts are hung and the bed is “made”.
The demonstration area is set up and readied. Signs are put out around town and inside the building. “Nana’s Second Thoughts” is unpacked and prepared, and everything on the show floor is checked over to make sure it is ready to go.
The raffle quilt area and welcome tables are also readied. The kitchen crew is busy gathering food and preparing to feed the workers and vendors. And last-minute touches are made on the Veterans display and the pop-up quilt show on the lawn .
Below are some of the pictures that were taken as the show was set up and shortly after everything was taken down. You’ll also see some of the vendors’ booths and the Bed Turning. The pop-up quilt show is in another post.
What’s a “Pop-Up Quilt Show”, you ask? Well, it’s a quilt show that is totally unexpected.
We gathered up quite a few double-knit quilts from members and friends and lined the walkway with colorful fun! So unexpected!! Guests and members loved the display. It was a cheerful, happy way to bring guests into the building. And when the weather looked like rain, we brought them inside and covered the tables with them.
It was a fun way to start the show!
What a wonderful quilt show this year! We had 144 entries in 14 divisions. Beauty surrounded all who entered the building. One couldn’t help smile as they passed the pop-up Double Knit quilt show on the lawn, or stared in awe at the Veteran’s quilts hung with pride. The gorgeous raffle quilt then ushered the guests into the venue, where they were greeted by the beautiful bed turning display. Vendors and demos surrounded the show floor. Guests hardly knew what to look at first!
Each year the quality of the quilting and the variety of the patterns improves. This year was no exception! All of the quilts were a labor of love. The decision of Viewer’s Choice in each category was a difficult one.
We’ve put together several slide shows of the entire quilt show. This post contains all of the winners by category with a photo of each, along with their stories.
Subsequent posts will show all of the quilts and their stories, the Veterans presentation, the bed turning, vendors, and demos. We hope you enjoy the show!
Winners by Category:
1100’s — Miniatures:
- 1st — 1107 — Barb Roberts
- 2nd — 1101 — Barb Bevell
- 3rd — 1104 — Barb Roberts
1200’s — Small Wall Hanging:
- 1st — 1202 — Barb Bevell
- 2nd — 1208 — Susan Guffey
- 3rd — 1206 — Debra Freese
1300’s — Large Wall Hanging:
- 1st — 1313 — April Bartlett
- 2nd — 1307 — Barb Bevell
- 3rd — 1303 — Debra Freese
1400’s — Baby/Youth:
- 1st — 1402 — April Bartlett
- 2nd — 1401 — Kay Beach
- 3rd — 1404 — Kathy Krog
1500’s — Youth:
- 1st — 1503 — Laney Magruder
- 2nd — 1505 — Macy Nunan
- 34d — 1504 — Brooke Ivy
1600’s — Hand Quilted:
- 1st — 1609 — Gina Moran
- 2nd — 1610 — Kathy Hatfield
- 3rd — 1603 — Debra Freese
1700’s — Machine Quilted, Computer Guided (up to 70″):
- 1st — 1710 — Susan Chidester
- 2nd — 1711 — Carol Berrey
- 3rd –1706 — Susan Chidester
1800’s — Machine Quilted, Computer Guided (71″-82″):
- 1st — 1807 — Cathy Poyner
- 2nd — 1804 — Susan Chidester
- 3rd — 1803 — Sherry Calloway
1900’s — Machine Quilted, Computer Guided (> 83″):
- 1st — 1903 — Marsha Yahl
- 2nd — 1907 — George Hess
- 3rd — 1905 — Bonnie Niebruegge
2000’s — Machine Quilted, Hand Guided (up to 70″):
- 1st — 2014 — Alice Allinson
- 2nd — 2019 — Kathy Krog
- 3rd — 2003 — Joan Harrison
2100’s — Machine Quilted, Hand Guided (71″-82″):
- 1st — 2101 — Alice Allinson
- 2nd — 2107 — Barb Bevell
- 3rd — 2110 — Shelly Pagliai
2200’s — Machine Quilted, Hand Guided (>83″):
- 1st — 2209 — George Hess
- 2nd — 2203 — Shelly Pagliai
- 3rd — 2210 — Linda Kowalski
2300 — 2018 Guild Challenge (Log Cabin with Birthstone Center):
- 1st — 2302 — Barb Roberts
- 2nd — 2303 — Meredith Willcox
- 34d — 2313 — Rose Marie Smith
2400’s — Vintage:
- 1st –2403 — Bonnie Niebruegge
- 2nd — 2401 — Barb Bevell
- 3rd — 2402 — Carol Cunningham
All quilts and their stories:
The 33rd Annual Quilt Show of the Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild was held at the William Matthew Middle School in Kirksville, Missouri, on June 1 and 2nd, 2018. Over 140 quilts were on display. Viewer’s Choice awards were given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each of 12 categories.
The theme of this year’s show was “Pass the Traditions… to Future Generations”. It’s so important that we pass the quilting traditions on to future generations. Part of the Community Service work the guild did earlier in the year was to help Kirksville area Girl Scouts. Scouts learned about quilting and how to construct a block. Those blocks were on display at the show.
Other special displays included the Community Service corner with Beads of Courage bags, the raffle quilt, our annual Bed Turning, a display to honor Kathy and Stan East, and a display to honor Kimberlynn Bartlett. The highlight of the show was the Veteran’s presentation which honored five local area Veterans with special quilts made by several guild members.
In addition to all that excitement, there were over 12 vendors in attendance, providing a variety of quilting-related goodies for all. New this year, was “Nana’s Second Thoughts”, a booth with lots of unusual items for sale. These new and gently used items were donated by members throughout the year and beautifully packaged for resale.
After awards were presented, the 2018 raffle quilt winner was drawn. Andrea O’Brien was the lucky winner!
Please enjoy the photos, shown below.
- Winning quilts, shown by Category.
- Veterans presentation
- Quilt show preparation, vendors, Girl Scouts, Beads of Courage
- Tribute to Kathy and Stan East
- Tribute to Kimberlynn Bartlett
- Every quilt, listed by category, with a photo of the quilt and a photo of its description.
The 2018 Viewer’s Choice Awards went to the following quilts:
Quilt Show Preparation, Vendors, Girl Scout Sewing, Beads of Courage:
Kathy and Stan East tribute:
Tribute to Kimberlynn Bartlett:
2018 Exhibited Quilts:
100’s: Small Art Quilts/Wall Hangings/All Techniques (Up to 36″ Wide):
200’s: Large Art Quilts/Wall Hangings/All Techniques (Over 36″ Wide):
300’s: Baby/Youth Themed Quilts:
400’s: Youth Quilter (Made by Quilter Age 17 and Under):
500’s: Hand Quilted:
600’s: Machine Quilted, Computer Guided:
700’s: Machine Quilted, Free Hand, Up to 82″ Wide:
800’s: Machine Quilted, Free Hand, Over 82″ Wide:
900’s: Machine Quilted, Mixed Technique:
1000’s: Hands of Friendship 2017 Guild Challenge Quilt (“Curved Piecing”):
1100’s: Old Quilt Made New (Quilt begun over 25 years ago, finished last year):
1200’s: Antique (Quilt age at Least 50 Years):
Here’s the most recent Quilt Show Work Schedule, just in case you forgot when you were supposed to work!
Questions? Call Diane Bloskovich.