Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Clarke Co. Fair -Part 10

"Starry Night"
This quilt is a Marti Mitchell design made by Joann J. who does alot of her quilt designs. This quilt was a block of the month. Joann says "I wish I would have made two. Both my sons would like to have it. They will have to decide after I am gone, who gets the quilt."

When the quilt guild had a two color quilt challenge, members drew the color of the quilt they were going to make from a basket that had 48 colors in it. NO peeking! Joann J's color was mauve. The pattern she chose to make was 3-D Stars from a 3-D pattern. This quilt has stars in it. Do you see them all. The stars are made 3-D by folding fabric squares in half diagonal and sewing the seams into the seams. It was easy to find fabrics this color and even the backing is a mauve print. Machine quilted by Betty M.

Quilt members helping with the program "Every Quilt Tells a Story" at the Clarke County Fair. Linda B. moderator, Joan C. and Sharon W. quilt handlers.

Carol J. recieved a blue ribbon on this quilt "The Color of Purple" It also was selected as the best of show at the Clarke County Fair. Excellent workmanship and use of color. Congratulations Carol!

The Clarke County Fairgrounds was the recipient of the funds raised by the raffle quilt. Participating members designed and completed a block from the selection of fabric chosen with the option of adding one additional fabric. The quilt was put together by Colleen with an outstanding design. Machine quilter Sharon W.completed the quilt with her special talents. This quilt was won by Vickie M. and she promises to give it a good home.

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