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2017 Quilt Show

Best in Show Winners

Top: Janet Woods-Bray, Double Wedding Ring, Machine Embroidered

Bottom: Diane Winder, After Eight, Pieced - 1950 to Present

 

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2017 Quilt Show Photos

Above:  Some of the entries located on the second floor

Below: Some of the entries located on the first floor

 

The Vermilion County Museum Society, 116 N. Gilbert Street, Danville, IL, 61832, is pleased to announce the winners of the 35th Annual Midwest Heritage Quilt Show. This year’s show, sponsored by Threads of Time Creative Sewing & Retreat Center, received 63 entries. E & B Gifts & Awards is donating ribbons for the winners and participants. Major media sponsor is Commercial-News.

This year’s Best of Show category has two winners: Diane Winder, After Eight, Pieced – 1950 to Present and Janet Woods-Bray, Double Wedding Ring, Machine Embroidered.

First Place winners are: Phyllis Anderson, Postage Stamp, Pieced – Prior to 1930; Betty Barkman, Block of the Month, Lap Quilts; Betty Blanton, Crazy Quilted Hearts, Machine Embroidered; Judie Christensen, Pastel Bubbles, Applique/Pieced; Janice Elwell, Fish Quilt, Pieced – 1950 to Present; Bonnie Johnson, Clothing/Purses; Bonnie Johnson, Pillows; Sara Kleihauer, Looking Up the Sycamore Tree, Wall Hangings; Ellen Monson, Yo-Yo, Novelties; Oakwood School Children Hand Quilt, Applique; Winifred Reid, Animal Inspiration, Lap Quilts; Mary Shroyer, Heart Of America, Machine Embroidered; Sara Steinbaugh, Spring Forth, Wall Hangings; Mohan Tracy, Serenity/Fireflies in My Garden, Novelties; Mohan Tracy, Pleasing to the Eye, Household; and Janet Woods-Bray, Double Wedding Ring, Machine Embroidered.

                        Second Place winners are: Mary DeRay, Ode to Akie Ginza, Wall Hangings; Mary DeRay, A Tranquil Place, Lap Quilts; Donna Gash, Labyrinth, Pieced – 1950 to Present; Donica Miller, Opening Day Trio, Applique/Pieced; Ana Nelson, Take Five, Pieced – 1950 to Present; Winifred Reid, Phoenix in Flight, Lap Quilts; Becky Siddens, Pledge of Allegiance, Machine Embroidered; Kathy Van Camp, Hashtag Paris, Child; Joyce Wallace, Table Runner, Household; and Marilyn Young, ABC Baby Quilt, Baby.

                        Third Place winners are: Debbie Derr-Weaver, Fractured Frank Lloyd Wright, Wall Hangings; and Janice Elwell, Disappearing 9-Patch, Pieced – 1950 to Present.

The quilts will be on display at the Museum the entire month of July during regular hours of Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Regular door fees for the quilt show are: Adult - $3.00; teens 13-17 $1.00; children 12 and under are free. For more information, contact Museum personnel at 217-442-2922, or visit the website at www.vermilioncountymuseum.org.

 

 

           

                       

                       

 

 

 

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