This is called "Diamond in the Rough" and I love the colors and contrast. The gradations just suck you in. Janice Johner received a Meritorious award.
|Diamond in the Rough by Janice Johner. Meritorious.|
Lots of beautiful appliqué on this large quilt won Mary Ross 2nd place in the Large Appliqué category. Detail of the center is below.
|Mary's Timeless Rose by Mary Ross - 2nd place Appliqué Large|
|Detail of Mary's Timeless Rose.|
Here is another quilt that caught my eye because of the bright colors.
|Flutter Garden by Jo Ann Kilgroe, quilted by Jessica Jones Gamez - Meritorious|
|Military Career Quilt by Busaba McDermott|
Finally, yours truly with "Butterflies in My Garden" which won 3rd in the Small Appliqué category.
|Butterflies in My Garden by Mardi Carter - 3rd place Small Appliqué|
It was a great show and we had a lot of fun meandering around the display of gorgeous quilts.