Gallery: 2016 Seven Sisters Quilt Show

Viewers Choice Awards

Quilts

quilt with detailed baskets of flower for each block

Quilter: Carol Lafferty
Title: A Tisket A Tasket
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

Challenge: Colorful Central Coast

quilt of flowers

Award: First Place
Quilter: Susan Scott
Title: Flower Garden View
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

quilt with one large poppy

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Barbara McPherson
Title: Colorful California Poppy
Guild: SLO Quilters

Quilt of view of ocean, rocks and shore

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Meghan Boaz Alvarez
Title: Treasures at Spooner’s Cove
Guild: SLO Quilters

Garments

Quilted jacket

Award: First Place
Quilter: Kathy Howard
Title: Monarchs of Morro Bay
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Quilted vest and bag

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Margaret Franco
Title: Crazy Star
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

Long quilted jacket

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Mary Ann Reed
Title: Tanzanian Sunset
Guild: SLO Quilters

Sponsored Awards

Creative Design

Painted silk kimono jacket and blouse

Sponsor: The Mulberry Leaf, Gay McNeal
Quilter: Patricia McKenna
Title: Spring Whimsy
Guild: Central Coast Quilters
Amount: $200

Exceptional Use of Embellishments

Quilt composed of blocks of wimsical houses below santa in sleigh

Sponsor: Dorothy Elerding
Quilter: Patricia Marcom
Title: Welcome to the North Pole
Guild: SLO Quilters
Amount: $100

Leavitt Memorial Animal Quilt

Representational quilt of a rooster

Sponsor: Judilyn Duba
Quilter: Ellen November
Title: AG Rooster #2
Guild: SLO Quilters
Amount: $200

Liberated Quiltmaking

quilt of stripped fabric pieces that are not aligned

Sponsor: Kathi Derevan
Quilter: Gay McNeal
Title: Out of Line
Guild: Bear Valley Quilt Guild
Amount: $250

Machine Quilting

Stream of colored patches moving across white background

Sponsor: SLO Creative Studio
Quilter: Sara Kelly
Title: Path to the Coast
Guild: Gold Coast Quilters
Amount: $100 Gift Card

Manly Award

Quilt of many small house blocks

Sponsor: SLO Shears
Quilter: Darlene Kaberline
Title: Come By and Visit the Little Houses
Guild: Gold Coast Quilters
Amount: $100

Original Pattern Wall Qult

Pictorial scene of lighthouse

Sponsor: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild
Quilter: Sandy Pry
Title: Bountiful Ocean Harvest: Piedras Blancas Lighthouse
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild
Amount: $100

Outstanding Art Quilt

Representational quilt of vase of irises

Sponsor: Dorothy Elerding
Quilter: Linda Rhodes
Title: Is It All As It Seems?
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild
Amount: $100

Outstanding Modern Quilt

Large abstract dandelion on white background

Sponsor: Picking Daisies
Quilter: Sharon Pedersen
Title: Dandelion Dream
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild
Amount: $100

Outstanding Pieced & Appliqued Quilt

quilt of checkerboard and flower squares

Sponsor: Central Coast Quilters
Quilter: Sally Inouye
Title: Flourishes
Guild: Central Coast Quilters
Amount: $100

Outstanding Use of Color

abstract tree seen through vertical bands

Sponsor: Anne and Milton Kaver
Quilter: Susan Scott
Title: Tree of Life
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild
Amount: $100

Spirit of Patricia Mahoney

Circular parches in a field of diagonal squares

Sponsor: Family of Patricia Mahoney
Quilter: Karen Barron
Title: Promise in the Air
Guild: Central Coast Quilters
Amount: $100

Suzanne McDermott Memorial-Outstanding Machine Embroidery

Nine squares creating a diagonal square containing designs with corners embroidered

Sponsor: Wild Thimbles
Quilter: Janice Minyard
Title: Nine Fabrics, Nine Blocks
Guild: Central Coast Quilters
Amount: $100

Tell It Like It Is!

Representational image of color and B&W garden areas

Sponsor: SLO Creative Studio
Quilter: Ann Louise Lyman
Title: Coexistence
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild
Amount: $100 Gift Card

Traditional Pieced, Large

horizontal bands of abstract flower and solid blocks

Sponsor: Wemmer Family
Quilter: Dee Mooneyham
Title: Glory Garden
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild
Amount: $100

Travel Award

printed Eiffel Tower framed by a circle of blocks on a diagonal background of blocks

Sponsor: Priceless Cruising
Quilter: Elizabeth Roebber
Title: Paris
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild
Amount: $100

Professionally Judged Awards

Art Quilt, Non-Representational

Abstract quilt design of simple vertical orange blocks with accents of green

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

radial quilt design with diamond elements

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Mary Ann Reed
Title: Solar Flare
Guild: SLO Quilters

Art Quilt, Pictorial

representational quilt showing nearly dry pond with boat and tree

Award: First Place
Quilter: Ann Waskey
Title: I Hope It Doesn’t Rain Before the Lake Goes Dry
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Representational quilt of a lobster plant bloom

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Ann Waskey
Title: Helconia Rostrata – Lobster Claw
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

representational quilt with two people siting by a stream in the woods

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Smitty Price
Title: The Conversation
Guild: SLO Quilters

Large abstract dandelion on white background

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Sharon Pedersen
Title: Dandelion Dream
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Quilt of rounded cell elements

Award: Judge’s Choice
Quilter: Virginia Rojas
Title: Gene Therapy
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Duet

Pineapple log cabin pattern usinf purple and beige fabrics

Award: First Place
Quilter: Karen Hogan
Title: Fruit Salad
Guild: SLO Quilters

Appliqued flower block of various sizes

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Patricia Gordon
Title: Flower Box Medley
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Quilt composed of blocks of wimsical houses below santa in sleigh

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Patricia Marcom
Title: Welcome to the North Pole
Guild: SLO Quilters

appliqued flowers and diamonds

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Peggy Blackler
Title: Mexicali Rose
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Group Quilt

Quilt of representational flower blocks in a field of small color and white squares

Award: First Place
Quilter: Donna Baker
Title: Flower Quilt
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

Quilt with a geometric element in the center

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Mary Ann Reed
Title: Space Module Delta
Guild: SLO Quilters

Hand Applique

quilt with detailed baskets of flower for each block

Award: First Place
Quilter: Carol Lafferty
Title: A Tisket A Tasket
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

quilt with blocks containing garden tools and elements

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Susan Scott
Title: Ma Ma’s Garden
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Irregularily shaped quilt with children playing in each block

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Patricia Marcom
Title: Reiko Kato’s Mystery Quilt
Guild: SLO Quilters

Machine Applique

Quilt with heart design in each block

Award: First Place
Quilter: Jaci Rhyne
Title: Labor of Love
Guild: Gold Coast Quilters

Brightly colored fabric creating square backgropund pattern overlayed with flowers and birds.

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Joan Graham
Title: Confetti
Guild: Gold Coast Quilters

Miscellaneous

Nine squares creating a diagonal square containing designs with corners embroidered

Award: First Place
Quilter: Janice Minyard
Title: Nine Fabrics, Nine Blocks
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

All white quilt with detailed plant forms created with the quilting.

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Janice Minyard
Title: Snow Blind
Guild: Bear Valley Quilt Guild

Mixed Technique

Quilt has a letter of the alphabet and geometric design in each block

Award: First Place
Quilter: Jaci Rhyne
Title: Polka Dot ABC’s
Guild: Gold Coast Quilters

Detailed geometric blocks on a white background connected by red bands.

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Shirley Bradshaw
Title: Love Red
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

Black and white fabrics creat blocks with a flower in each

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Teresa Morgan
Title: Wild Daisy
Guild: Gold Coast Quilters

New Quilter

Quilt using a log cabin square

Award: First Place
Quilter: Donna Ingram
Title: You Are My HoneyBee
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Checkerboard of flower and sixteen square blocks

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Kristina Tingstrom
Title: Petal Patch Quilt
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Pieced Bed

Quilt using blue and white fabrics to create a pattern of diagonal squares.

Award: First Place
Quilter: Cheryl Zelus
Title: Blue China
Guild: Almond Country Quilt Guild

colorful star blocks of different sizes within a field of larger blocks of blue striped fabric

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Diane Pirmen
Title: Stars Where You Sea ‘Em
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Pieced Wall, Large

beige and white quilted blocks with dark border

Award: First Place
Quilter: Danya Ravalin
Title: Calendula’s Cottage
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

Pink and orange stripped boarder surrounding blocks of blue, orange and white geometric blocks

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Linda Rhodes
Title: Hawaiian Dream
Guild: Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

Radially symmetric design created by concentric squares of geometric blocks

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Jamie Voss
Title: Sunrise Medallion
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

Colorful octagonal blocks on a field of orange

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Rene Jennings
Title: Mexican Pinata
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

Pieced Wall, Small

Concentric squares of small blocks intersected by a band of white containing a flower motif

Award: First Place
Quilter: Katrina Ostby
Title: Interrupted Journey
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

colorful tilted leaf blocks on a beige background

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

Professional Quilter

quilt of a red and white checkerboard and flower squares

Award: First Place
Quilter: Sally Inouye
Title: Flourishes
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

Brightly colored symmetrical radial design composed of triangular elements

Award: Second Place
Quilter: Anna Koelewyn
Title: Recovery
Guild: Gold Coast Quilters

Brightly colored symmetrical radial design composed of curved and organic forms

Award: Third Place
Quilter: Susan McDermott
Title: Technicolor Garden
Guild: Central Coast Quilters

Bands of blue bars holding orange squares with an orange border

Award: Honorable Mention
Quilter: Anna Koelewyn
Title: Yaqui
Guild: Gold Coast Quilters