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QuiltCon 2019 - Summary of My Quilts

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I'm back and finally getting over being exhausted but I had an amazing time at QuiltCon this year.  I think the best part of the show is running into so many fellow quilters that I've only met online, meeting all the new people and seeing old friends! 

I had four quilts in the competition part of the show, two in the Quilt of the Month showcase and the giveaway quilt.  I received judges notes on the four quilts in the competition portion of the show.  I would like to share the judges comments in hopes it will make them less terrifying and encourage others to enter in QuiltCon and other shows.  First up Colonnade, by far my favorite make of 2018:

QuiltCon judges notes vary from other quilt shows in that they don't give a quantified score.  Pluses next to one of the considerations indicates that the quilt being evaluated excelled in that area, or at least that is how it has been explained to me and then the judges leave comments on the bottom of the page.  I think Colonnad…

WSQ Quilt Show: The Ups and Downs

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This past weekend was the annual Washington State Quilters' Quilt Show which I not only entered four quilts in but also worked in the Inland Northwest MQG booth at the show selling raffle tickets, which you can still buy, hint hint.  Needless to say it was a busy weekend.  I didn't win any ribbons this year but Patti Baymiller ( @mizzoupatti ) used a modified version of my Urban Trek pattern for her Hoffman Fabric Challenge entry which was such an unbelievable sight!  Patti had let me know she was using the Urban Trek pattern but it was a total surprise when she let me know it would be in Spokane, too cool.


I just love how she used the challenge fabrics and her quilting is so creative for an overall beautiful quilt!
As for my quilts... I wasn't sure which were going to be available for the show this year so I submitted four that I knew wouldn't be going anywhere this fall.  This year I elected to have two of my quilts judged (Retro Rollers and Quarter Hours) and two we…