Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Monday, June 21, 2010
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
The group that meets at the SW Rodeo Grounds challenged themselves with this quilt. Londa reports that it is fun to make and we all certainly enjoyed the results! So we asked for the source of the pattern.
"Summertime Blues" appeared in the June 2009 issue of American Patchwork and Quilting, starting on page 37. Here is a link to their online version - showing color options and instructions for the a wall-hanging size:
I think I'll start on mine!
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Saturday, June 5, 2010
What a great day to be at the Woolley Fibers Quilt show! In downtown Sedro-Woolley among the vintage cars, street vendors, jump rope contests, and everything!
Our People's Choice voting ran all day Friday and on Saturday through 3:00 p.m., giving all quilt show attendees an opportunity to select their favorites in five categories.
In addition, guest celebrity judges (using a broad definition of "celebrity") selected their favorites, too, for a special prize. Here are the winners!
WFQ People’s Choice winners
Small Quilts – less than 200” in circumference
1st Julie Anderson, Sedro-Woolley “View from Assisi”
2nd Karen Chestnut, Mount Vernon “Red Star Exploding”
3rd Julie Anderson, Sedro-Woolley “Sparkling Vases”
Large Quilts – greater than 200” in circumference
1st Sharyn Erickson, Mount Vernon “His Trees Through Mine Eyes”
2nd Jan Shuirman, Sedro-Woolley “The Tree of Life”
3rd Jennifer Chatt, Issaquah “All Tied Up”
Theme Quilts – “Blast of Blooms” (use of flowers)
1st Jan Sager, Mount Vernon “Garden Path”
2nd Londa Schultz, Sedro-Woolley “Summer Time Blues”
3rd Leola Stomieroski, Camano Island “Summer Times
Other – Wearables, table runners, aprons, purses, etc.
1st Peggy Toyne, Sedro-Woolley “Embellished Jacket”
2nd Teri Bever, Sedro-Woolley “House Coat”
3rd Charlotte Furchert, Sedro-Woolley “Chevron Jacket”
Youth – quilters under 18 years of age
1st Katie Swanson, Lyman “I made it for my Boy Friend”
2nd Caleb Berhow, Sedro-Woolley “My First Quilt”
3rd Naomi Stanfill, Sedro-Woolley “Crazy Quilt for Linus”
Celebrity Guest Judge Awards – each picked a personal favorite
Jina Williams, S-W Chamber of Commerce selected
Judy Steen, Bow “Rose Quilt”
Rick Lemley, S-W City Council selected
Jan Schuirman, Sedro-Woolley “The Tree of Life”
Brian Stiles, S-W Municipal Court selected
Norma Cook, Sedro-Woolley “Flower Garden”
Thanks to everyone for their participation and support! See you tomorrow for day three!!
Friday, June 4, 2010
Thanks to all our wonderful volunteers and their friends for yesterday's remarkable setup process. The show is amazing and we filled every square foot with quilts, vendors, demos, our boutique, and a few surprises.
And thanks to our wonderful local quilters who submitted OVER 200 fabulous quilts for your viewing pleasure! We know you'll love it!
Get ready for Blast of Blooms!