2014 Seven Sisters Quilt Show Gallery Archive

Each category was elegible for one award for every five entries. Therefore, different categories received different numbers of awards.

Judges Choice Award

Quilt featuring a swan in the middle done in browns

Quilter: Jaci Rhyne
Title: Graceful Ebony
Guild: Gold Coast Quilt Guild

Donna Feagin Memorial
Viewer's Choice Award

Quilt with each of its 16 main blocks containing a unique bouquet of flowers

Quilter: Margaret Taylor
Title: Fragrant Memories
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Pieced Wall (Perimeter less than 285 inches – self quilted)

Quilt with four star pannels

Award: First Place
Quilter: Jill Sabol
Title: Stars Lonely For Their Stars
Guild: SLO Quilters Quilt Guild

Quilt of a horse face

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Valerie Beuth
Title: Fog
Guild: Central Coast Quilt Guild

Pieced Bed (Perimeter 284 inches or more – self quilted)

Quilt with abstract design of diamonds and squares in warm colors

Award: First Place
Quilter
: Claire Schaffer
Title: Heirloom Basket
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Professional Quilter (Earned $500+ from quilting or related activities last year)

Quilt with each block containing a unique boque of flowers

Award: First Place
Quilter: Susan McDermott
Title: Value Play
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Mixed Technique (A significant amount of applique & piecing)

Quilt containing six circles containing flowers in a field of squares and diamonds

Award: First Place
Quilter
: Thora Snelson
Title: Tropical Sashiko Sampler
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Miscellaneous (Embroidery, red work, trapunto, Christmas tree skirt, etc.)

Quilt consisting of a 5 by 7 grid of squares each containing a representation of a ranch building, animal or equipment

Award: First Place
Quilter: Priscilla Burrus
Title: History of Pecho Ranch
Guild: Gold Coast Quilt Guild

Hand Appliqué (Self quilted)

Quilt with each block containing a unique bouquet of flowers

Award: First Place
Quilter: Margaret Taylor
Title: Fragrant Memories
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Quilt with a fanciful plant surrounded by birds and rabbits

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Sally Inouye
Title: Earth and Twig
Guild: Central Coast Quilt Guild

Machine Appliqué (Self quilted)

Quilt with blocks of child's toys and one of lollipops

Award: First Place
Quilter: Barbara Guerena
Title: Lollipop Hill
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Quilt containing two large overlapping circular designs

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Janice Minyard
Title: Red and White
Guild: Bear Valley Quilt Guild

Quilt with each block containing a unique bouquet of flowers

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Janice Minyard
Title: Lime Green and Yellow
Guild: Bear Valley Quilt Guild

Group (Made by two or more people and includes those quilted by others)

Quilt of twelve sampler blocks using geometric shapes in shades of gray

Award: First Place
Quilter: Priscilla Burrus
Title: Fifty Shades
Guild: Gold Coast Quilt Guild

Quilt containing many sampler star blocks in shades of brown

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Charline Odencrans
Title: Kaleidoscope of Stars
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Quilt of twelve LeMoyne Star blocks in shades of blue

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Charlotte Roberts
Title: Cheryl's Vision
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Art Quilt (Three layers joined by stitching – may have raw edges)

Quilt using abstract design suggesting layers in cool colors

Award: First Place
Quilter: Gay McNeal
Title: Glacier
Guild: Bear Valley Quilt Guild

Quilt depicting ocean floor including star fish, corals and plants

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Millie Bogdanovich
Title: Perfect Ten
Guild: Gold Coast Quilt Guild

Quilt with tree like background and abstract block suggesting tree trunks and a row of birds in the middle

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Ann Waskey
Title: There is Light in the Darkest Forest
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Quilt of view of Yosemite valley with Half Dome

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Sandy Pry
Title: Yosemite
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Challenge Quilts (Quilts must finish 18" x 22" and follow the theme:
Children's Storybook)

Quilt with plants growing up from the bottom

Award: First Place
Quilter: Lindy Sullivan
Title: Inch By Inch
Guild: Central Coast Quilt Guild

Quilt of pig in bed with animal friends arround

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Barbara Klaubert
Title: Some Pig
Guild: SLO Quilters Quilt Guild

Quilt of a little girl outside a house

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Cathy Stalter
Title: Pippi Moves into Villa
Guild: Bear Valley Quilt Guild

Garment Viewer's Choice Award

Jacket with chevron patterns and many fuzzy elements in browns

Quilter: Eve Dickson
Title: Fuzzy Fun
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild