Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Ribbons!

Ribbons!  I won some ribbons at our quilt show this past weekend. I honestly did not enter my quilts thinking they would win anything, but they did. Don't like to brag, but friends and family members are asking me to post these.  The pics are from the show, and because they're small and are hung on drapes with pins, they don't hang straight.  But you get the idea!  


First up is my "Sweet Springtime," which was a challenge quilt from one of the guilds I belong to. We had to use three fabrics that were chosen for us, with the theme of Spring on the Cumberland Plateau.  The center is a pattern by Sharon Schamber that was given free on her website as a tutorial on her applique method.  It won Honorable Mention in the baby quilts category.
Next was a Hoffman Challenge quilt.  It was chosen to travel with one of their trunk shows that following year.  Since our quilt show is every other year, this was the first year it was available to enter.  "Xanadu" won a third place ribbon in the medium-size wallhangings category.


Third was a "Whimsies" challenge, to make a project using a Christmas card featuring the three kings as inspiration.  (The Whimsies are three friends who get together occasionally for fun and laughter and food, and who take turns issuing challenges.  Each of us is a crafter of a different stripe.)  "We saw his star as it rose..." won second place in the small wallhangings category.
There was a special exhibits section, as well, where previous award winners were displayed. Here's my "Cabin at Keechi."
So there you have it, I hope you enjoy them.

10 comments:

  1. Congratulations - and you should have some braggin' rights, just lovely. Strut you stuff girl!!

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  2. Wow! Congratulations! Beautiful quilts! Glad you posted them.

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  3. Congratulations on these well deserved ribbons. These are all lovely.

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  4. Congratulations!! You made some gorgeous quilts. Thank you for sharing your winnings :D

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  5. You deserve those ribbons, for sure! Congratulations!

    LaDonna

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  6. Those quilts are all beautiful! So glad the judges recognized it!!

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  7. Great show! Those quilts deserved ribbons. Nice job.

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  8. Yay for you. I stopped by ysterday to see Shannon at the quilt shop. Now I know why my ears have been burning. Congratulations, Brita.

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  9. The pictures do not even do your work a bit of justice! They are gorgeous and your ribbons well deserved!

    {p.s. don't listen to Jennifer ;-) I was thanking her for sending you my way}

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  10. Congratulations, those are just beautiful and very worthy of those ribbons they got. I especially like the first and last one - stunning. And thanks for entering my giveaway - good luck!

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