2015 Seven Sisters Quilt Show Gallery Archive

Professionally Judged Awards

Awards given to quilts entered for judging. Each category was elegible for one award for every five entries. Therefore, different categories received different numbers of awards.

Judges Choice

Quilter: Priscilla Burrus
Title: Thirties Dresden Sun Flowers
Guild: Bear Valley Quilt Guild

Group Quilt

quilt named smell my feet

Award: First Place
Quilter: Patti Schmidt
Title: Smell My Feet
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

quilt named Fiesta

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Peggy Blackler
Title: Fiesta
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Hand Appliqué

quilt named Hawaiian Delight

Award: First Place
Quilter: Colette Evans
Title: Hawaiian Delight
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

quilt named Love from Above

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Susan Knowles
Title: Love from Above
Guild: SLO Quilters

Mixed Technique

quilt named Bewitching Witch

Award: First Place
Quilter: Janice Lucier
Title: Bewitching Witch
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

quilt named Kabuki Dancer

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Smitty Price
Title: Kabuki Dancer
Guild: SLO Quilters

New Quilter

Quilt Named Purple Dreams

Award: First Place
Quilter: Mickie Stock
Title: Purple Dreams
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Susan Baker
Title: Where they Roam
Guild: Bear Valley Quilt Guild

Non Representational Art Quilt

quilt named winter's light

Award: First Place
Quilter: Gay McNeal
Title: Winter's Light
Guild: Bear Valley Quilt Guild

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Gay McNeal
Title: Tree: Series I
Guild: Bear Valley Quilt Guild

Pictorial Art Quilt

quilt named Lily Pond at the Getty

Award: First Place
Quilter: Ann Waskey
Title: Lily Pond at the Getty
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

 

quilt named If It Weren't For Phil

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Sharon Pederson
Title: If It Weren't For Phil
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

quilt named Queen of Heartburn

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Valerie Beuth
Title: Queen of Heartburn
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

Pieced Wall Quilt

quilt name Eva in Spring

Award: First Place
Quilter: Dora Cary
Title: Eva in Spring
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

quilt named Liberated Paradise

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Sharon Pederson
Title: Liberated Paradise
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Quilt named Leaves and Sky

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Irene Dailey
Title: Leaves and Sky
Guild: SLO Quilters

Pieced Bed Quilt

Quilt named Pine Burr

Award: First Place
Quilter: Kathy Burkey
Title: Pine Burr
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Professional Quilter

Quilt named Captains Wheel

Award: First Place
Quilter: Susan McDermott
Title: Captains Wheel
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Quilt Named Swimming with Salmon

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Cathy Clarke
Title: Swimming with Salmon
Guild: SLO Quilters

Viewers Choice Awards

Viewers Choice

Quilt named A Year In Rotation

Quilter: Mary Ann Reed
Title: A Year In Rotation
Guild: SLO Quilters

Challenge Quilt

Quilt named Lake Boy

Award: First Place
Quilter: Melinda Monteen
Title: Lake Boy
Guild: SLO Quilters

 

quilt names shasta sunrise

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Dee Mooneyham
Title: Shasta Sunrise
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Quilt named raven stealing the sun

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Lindy Sullivan
Title: Raven Stealing The Sun
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

Garments

Jacket and dress

Award: First Place
Quilter: Elizabeth Roebber
Title: Denim Gold
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Blue jacket

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Thora Snelson
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

 

Quilted jacket with flowers

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Kathy Howard
Title: Oriental Gardens
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Sponsored Awards

Best Modern Quilt

quilt name Eva in Spring

Sponsor: Picking Daisies
Quilter: Dora Cary
Title: Eva in Spring
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild
Amount: $100

Traditional Pieced, Large

Sponsor: Wemmer Family
Quilter: Janice Minyard
Title: Vintage Moments
Guild: Central Coast Quilters
Amount: $100

Manly Award

Quilt named Pine Burr

Sponsor: SLO Shears
Quilter: Kathy Burkey
Title: Pine Burr
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild
Amount: $100

Exceptional Use of Embellishments

quilt name Fall Fell

Sponsor: Dorothy Elerding
Quilter: Carol Simas
Title: Fall Fell
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild
Amount: $100

Machine Quilting

quilt name Eva in Spring

Sponsor: SLO Creative Studio
Quilter: Dora Cary
Title: Eva in Spring
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild
Amount: $400

Outstanding Pieced and Appliquéd Quilt

quilt named Fiesta

Sponsor: Central Coast Quilters
Quilter: Peggy Blackler
Title: Fiesta
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild
Amount: $100

Tell It Like It Is!

quilt named Cyberspaced Out

Sponsor: SLO Creative Studio
Quilter: Ann Louise Lyman
Title: Cyberspaced Out
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild
Amount: $200

Creative Design

Dress named Shining Seas, Dancing Waters - Waltz

Sponsor: The Mulberry Leaf, Gay McNeal
Quilter: Mary Ann Reed
Title: Shining Seas, Dancing Waters - Waltz
Guild: SLO Quilters
Amount: $200

Original Pattern Wall Quilt

quilt named Queen of Heartburn

Sponsor: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild
Quilter: Valerie Beuth
Title: Queen of Heartburn
Guild: Central Coast Quilters
Amount: $100

Leavitt Memorial Animal Quilt

quilt named Garden Patch Cats

Sponsor: Judilyn Duba
Quilter: Darlene Shubert
Title: Garden Patch Cats
Guild: SLO Quilters
Amount: $200

Spirit of Patricia Mahoney Award

quilt named Birds of a Feather

Sponsor: Marilee Mahoney-Statom
Quilter: Jamie Voss
Title: Birds of a Feather
Guild: Central Coast Quilters
Amount: $100