2018 Quilt Show
Best in Show Winners
Top: Becky Billman, Toco Toucan,
Bottom: Janet S. Bray, Heritage
Quilt, Wall Hangings
The Vermilion County Museum Society, 116 N. Gilbert Street, Danville,
IL, 61832, is pleased to announce the winners of the 36th
Annual Midwest Heritage Quilt Show. This year’s show, sponsored by
Threads of Time Creative Sewing & Retreat Center, received 62 entries. E
& B Gifts & Awards is donating ribbons for the winners and participants.
Major media sponsor is Commercial-News.
quilt show has two Best of Show winners: Becky Billman,
Wall Hangings and Janet S. Bray, Heritage Quilt, Wall Hangings.
winners are: Sue Barr, Civil War,
Appliqué/Pieced; Becky Billman,
Wall Hangings; Janet S. Bray, Heritage Quilt, Wall Hangings;
Debbie Derr/Weaver, Flower Mania, Novelties; Debbie Derr/Weaver,
Icelandic Aurora, Miniature; Virginia Erickson, Prayer Garden,
Embroidered; Michelle Heavilin, Frozen, Unquilted Tops; Michelle
Heavilin, Stained Glass, Unquilted Tops; Ila Hillard, Beach
Bums, Wall Hangings; Ila Hillard, Sweet Dreams Keeley, Baby;
Linda Ingram, Blueberry Hill, Appliqué/Pieced; Ellen Monson,
Kaleidogoose, Miniature; Winifred Reid, Spicy Spiral Table Runner,
Household; Joyce Wallace, Variation of Exploding Pineapple, Lap
Quilts; and Sharon Wright, Spinning Spools, Pieced – 1950 to
winners are: Mary DeRay, Autumn’s
Paintbrush, Wall Hangings; Mary DeRay, Fun Quilt for Baby,
Baby; Janice Elwell, Crazy Hearts, Embroidered; Sue Garrison,
His Favorite, Appliqué/Pieced; Gary Jaeger, Log Cabin & Hearts,
Appliqué/Pieced; Ellen Monson, The Golden Door, Lap Quilts;
Winifred Reid, Danville Wall Art, Wall Hangings; Rebecca S.
Schlecht, Weekend Tote Bag, Clothing/Purses; Ruth Shelley,
Bamboo Wall Hanging, Wall Hangings; Becky Siddens, Rhapsody and
Beautiful Blocks & Borders, Wall Hangings; Mohan Tracy, Twin,
Pillows; and Kathy Van Camp, Retreat, Retreat, Child.
winners are: Donna Gash,
Checkerboard, Pieced – 1950 to Present; Linda Ingram, Seasons
Greetings, Wall Hangings; Bonnie Johnson, Rhapsody/Beautiful
Blocks & Borders, Wall Hangings; Benita Runion, Dutch Pinwheel,
Pieced – 1950 to Present; Becky Siddens, Made in America, Wall
Hangings; and Mohan Tracy, Hands of Friendship, Novelties.
Mention winners are: Wayne Able, Wine
Cork, Pieced – 1950 to Present; Janice
Elwell, Crazy Christmas, Embroidered; Donna Gash, Four
Patches & Posies, Miniature; Anita Ingram, Road to Heaven,
Household; Cindy Jaeger, Twitters, Child; Donica Miller, Bee
Happy, Lap Quilts; Donica Miller, Sunny Garden, Lap Quilts;
Mark Schlecht, Giraffe, Child; St. James United Methodist Church,
Whole Cloth Quilt, Kit; Marianne Venute, I Spy the Cat,
Child; Joyce Wallace, Christmas Crazy-ness, Embroidered; Anna
Zimmerman, Baby Roses, Pieced – 1950 to Present; and Anna
Zimmerman, A Whole New Dog, Wall Hangings.
The quilts will be on display at the Museum
from July 5th through July 31st
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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