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The Western North Carolina Quilters Guild
2014 Garden of Quilts

Other Techniques Quilts
Youth Quilts

Other Techniques: such as cathedral window, wholecloth, crazy quilt, redwork, thread painting

Quilts Made by Youth: up to 18 years old at the time of completion of quilt, any size
Quilt guild volunteers work with the Hendersonville and Brevard Boys and Girls Clubs to teach participating students how to use sewing machines, basic sewing skills and quilting techniques. The quilts displayed at the guild show are their final projects for the school year.

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800: Other Techniques

Tulips All Around - first place

First Place

Tulips All Around
by Jacqlyn McKenzie

This whole cloth quilt has taken me 10+ years to complete due to 2 wrist fractures and an out of state move, but I finally completed it in 2013.

Tulips All Around detail 1 Tulips All Around detail 2
Flower Fantasy - second place

Second Place

Flower Fantasy
by Bonnie Lucas

This quilt is based on a photograph I took. The flowers’ vivid colors and flowing leaves were painted on muslin and appliquéd to a background. Thread sketching completes the shading.

Flower Fantasy detail
Sun Bonnet Sue - third place

Third Place

Sun Bonnet Sue Whole Cloth Quilt
by Peggy McCaffrey

Design by Shirley Higginbotham, fabric used is Roc-Ion Ava-Ion Supreme bleached cotton and the batting is Warm and Natural Cotton. The thread is Signature cotton rose color. The binding fabric is Kona Pink.

Sun Bonnet Sue detail
Toot's Quilt - honorable mention

Honorable Mention

Toot's Quilt
by Tynne H. Karas

This quilt was made for a very special friend. She only got to use it for a few months before she passed unexpectedly. She is missed. The floral and bird blocks are hand embroidered.

Toot's Quilt detail 1 Toot's Quilt detail 2

Youth Quilts

Lawson's Quilt

Lawson's Quilt

by Lawson Whiteside
Kay Thomas, Mentor

I was in the sixth grade at Hendersonville Middle School when I made this quilt at the Boys and Girls Club. I love basketball, especially the UNC Tarheels.

Lawson's Quilt detail 1 Lawson's Quilt detail 2
Alexandra's Butterflies

Alexandra's Butterflies

Alexandra Rivera-Jasso
Kay Thomas, Mentor

I was in the sixth grade at Hendersonville Middle School when I made this quilt at the Boys and Girl’s Club. As soon as I saw this butterfly fabric I knew I wanted to make my quilt with it.

Alexandra's Butterflies detail
Mexican Holiday

Mexican Holiday

Mia Muniz
Kay Thomas, Mentor

I was in the sixth grade at Flat Rock Middle School when I made this quilt at the Boys and Girls Club. I like the bright colors in this fabric. There is a quilt in the 2013 challenge display with the same fabric.

Mexican Holiday detail
Butterflies in the Flower Patch

Butterflies in the Flower Patch

Kira Gibbs
Kay Thomas, Mentor

I was in the seventh grade at Flat Rock Middle School when I made this quilt, my second. I have already chosen the pattern I want to make next year.

Butterflies in the Flower Patch detail
Spots

Spots

Jaqese Johnson
Kay Thomas, Mentor

I was in the sixth grade at Hendersonville Middle chool when I made this quilt at the Boys and Girls Club. I chose these colors to go with my room.

Spots detail
Friend to Friend

Friend to Friend

Boys and Girls Club of Brevard 3rd graders
Loretta Raser, Mentor

Made for Project Linus. Each block has the name of the quilter who made it. The child who receives this quilt will know that he/she has 12 friends somewhere who care.

Friend to Friend detail

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Webcrafter: Anne S. Napier

Quilt block graphics adapted from www.dlstewart.com/clipart.htm

July 5, 2014