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Guild Rosette Invitational Show 2019

Kim Beckner

Kim Beckner

Quilt: Four Elements

Guild: Dufferin Piecemakers Quilters Guild
Awarded: November 1, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 107.5″ x 107.5″
Pattern source:
 Eureka by Animas Quilts
Quilted By: Janet Slater

Kim worked on this as a block of the month.  She was inspired by the 4 elements, water, wind, sun and trees.  Kim chose all batiks to represent all the elements due to the batiks being more organic in shading


Theresa McLeod

Theresa McLeod

Quilt: Stitcher's Garden

Guild: Airdrie District Quilt Guild
Awarded: October 19, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 77″ x 88″
Pattern source:
 Stitcher’s Garden by Lynda Howell
Quilted By: Theresa McLeod

Each block was quilted with decorative stitches or techniques (ie. pintucks/couchin) before applique was applied. Many Swarovski crystals were used, as well as rick rack, buttons, decorative trim, reverse applique. It was a great quilt to use all those decorative stitches on my machine, and since making this quilt, I definitely use the decorative stitches on a more regular basis. The quilting was completed by me on a Grace Frame with my Bernina 820. I had a lot of fun choosing bright happy colors, fun buttons and of course lots of sparkle. It makes me happy looking at this quilt.

 


Cecil-Gayle Terris

Cecil-Gayle Terris

Quilt: My Quilt of Many Years and Tears

Guild: Pine Tree Quilters Guild
Awarded: October 18, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: Large Queen Size
Pattern source:
 Latte Quilt Design by Kerrie Hay
Quilted By: Susan MacDonald of Whitehorse, Yukon

This quilt was quite the adventure. I had no experience with machine embroidery and had only quilted a few tree skirts, before taking on this exciting project. When this class was offered in my local area, I jumped right in. I was so excited to see, what my new Phaff 7570, could do. This beautiful quilt includes muslin squares embroidered by machine, and joined together with satin sashing. What I thought would take a few months to complete, ended up taking 5 years. It seemed a little daunting at times and I often wondered what I had gotten myself into. I was so happy just to finish the top, that I granted myself a little break. It was not until the quilt came back from my friend and long-arm expert, Susan MacDonald, when I realized how wonderful the quilt actually is. Susan really knows how to bring out the best in a quilt. Special thanks to my fellow quilters who voted it as Viewer’s Choice.


Linda Gray

Linda Gray

Quilt: Winter Wishes

Guild: Where Friends Gather Quilting Guild
Awarded: October 3, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show 
Quilt Size
: 87″ x 97″
Pattern source:
Winter Wishes, from the Stitch Connection by Lynda Howell
Quilted By: Colleen Kell

This quilt was made over a two and a half year period with some donation of fabric scraps from friends. It is part hand appliqued and part machine appliqued. Some blocks travelled with me on vacation.

 


Lois Landrie

Lois Landrie

Quilt: Mom's Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Guild: Northern Lights Quilters Guild, North Bay
Awarded: September 28, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show
Quilt Size
: 68″ x 85″
Pattern source:
“Bluework” by Kathy Munkelitz – Fons & Porter Love of Quilting Magazine, March-April 2017

Quilted By: Sue Chinn of Quilted Dreams

My Mother came to Canada as a War Bride from Belfast, Northern Ireland. She taught me how to sew in all its forms. This quilt is a tribute to her. I have used machine piecing, hand applique and embroidery. Although she didn’t get to see this quilt, I am sure her Irish eyes are smiling.


Tuddy Mathieson

Tuddy Mathieson

Quilt: Birds Blooms & Butterflies

Guild: Kootenay Quilters Guild
Awarded: September 27, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show 
Quilt Size
: 82″ x 82″
Pattern source:
 Margaret Doherty Design with some original adjustments
Quilted By:  Hand quilting by Tuddy Mathieson

Tuddy wanted a project that would last more than a week. This one took her 15 months to complete. It is all hand-appliqued and hand-quilted. She redesigned the outer border.

 


Virginia Caul-Gallant

Virginia Caul-Gallant

Quilt: Oh My Stars

Guild: Kennbecasis Valley Quilting Guild
Awarded: September 19, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show 
Quilt Size
: 100″ x 100″
Pattern source:
“Pleiades” pattern by Gina Perks, National Quilters Circle 2018
Quilted By:  Virginia Caul-Gallant

Made and quilted by Virginia Caul-Gallant from Pictou, NS. Quilted on a mid-arm machine using free-motion quilting and Ruler-work.
Block of the Week-Online, National Quilters Circle 2018. “Pleiades” pattern designed by Gina Perks.

 


Louise Janelle

Louise Janelle

Quilt: Songes de Compostelle

Guild: les-fees-de-la-montagne
Awarded: September 20, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show
Quilt Size
: 94″ x 100″
Pattern source:
 Original Design. Pattern of the border appliqués is by Kim Diehl in her book Simple Traditions

Quilt offered to friends for their 50th wedding anniversary and the 11 consecutive years for walking the Camino de Santiago. This quilt is composed of 646 shells, 68 flowers, 344 leaves and 272 circles… all hand sewn. Quilt made from July 2018 to March 2019. The pattern of the border appliqués is by Kim Diehl in her book Simple Tradition.

submitted by Marlène Bouchard

 


Hazel Kerr & the Lennoxville Quilters

Hazel Kerr & the Lennoxville Quilters

Quilt: Grandmothers' Fans

Guild: Lennoxville Quilters Guild
Awarded: September 06, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show
Quilt Size
: 84″ x 102″ 
Pattern source:
Provided by Hazel Kerr
Quilted By: Flo Verge

This quilt was made during our Monday meetings by Hazel Kerr with the help of Micheline Tousignant and June Britt. The long arm quilting was done by Flo Verge in Newport Vermont

submitted by: Lily Murphy


Carol Kingston

Carol Kingston

Quilt: Woodland Creatures

Guild: Almonte Quilters Guild
Awarded: September 07, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 80″ x 103″ 
Pattern source:
Woodland Creatures by Rosemary Makhan
Quilted By: Carol Darou

I have the good fortune of belonging to a quilting group whose main focus is appliqué and from our combined knowledge, we all benefit and continue to be inspired by one another – bonus, they make me laugh! By the time I finish one of these quilts, I am pretty tired of it. However, I then give it to Carol Darou (long-arm quilter) and she works her magic. I get to love it all over again and can’t wait to finish my next project to hand over to her.
 
submitted by Susan Wimperis

 


Marg  Johnson

Marg Johnson

Quilt: Eli the Elephant

Guild: Lilloet Quilters Guild
Awarded: July 19, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 79′ x 81″ 
Pattern source:
 Elephant Abstractions by Violet Craft
Quilted By: Marg Johnson

My grandson saw this quilt at the Kamloops Quilt Show in the fall of 2017. With some amazing fabrics from Delilah Milne of Cottage Treasures, “Eli the Elephant” came to life this year and took six months to make.
He is paper pieced, and free motion quilted on a Tin Lizzie long arm machine using Superior King Tut thread. Extra borders were added.


Nancy Sachro

Nancy Sachro

Quilt: Hydrangea

Guild: Stitches Heart Quilt Guild
Awarded: July 13, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 93″ x 96″
Pattern source:
 Original Design

Inspired by the fabric and an internet idea. Raw edge machine applique. Machine longarm quilted by Nicole Tull.
 
submitted by:  Cindy Connell

 


Betty Bailey

Betty Bailey

Quilt: The Mountains Are Calling

Guild: Big Hill Quilters, Alberta
Awarded: July 1, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 86″ x 112″
Pattern source:
 Chugach Mountains by Bear Paw
Quilted By: Sew-Forth Designs

This quilt was made for our family Doctor of 40 plus years in recognition of his retirement. I had told him I would make him a quilt, showed him several patterns and his response was “excellent, more mountains and queen size”. We do hope he loves his quilt as much as we do


Carol Villineuve

Carol Villineuve

Quilt: Take Me With You

Guild: Sylvan Lake Quilters Guild
Awarded: June 14, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show
Quilt Size
: 72″ x 72″
Pattern source:
 Orignial Design
Quilted By

Created as a 40th birthday gift for my daugher this tied Crazy Quilt is meant to be used for picnics, backyard fun, around the campfire or where family fun is happening. Designed with denim as the feature fabric it includes a variety of denims as well as denim pockets Each square includes at least one typeof denim. Desgined in the spirit of a heritage crazy quilt some of the complementary fabrics include a tapestry elephant from Oma’s African vest and lace from Oma’s lace collar. Look for teddy bears (essential for all picnics), a variety of flowers, a bit of Canadiana, a hint of favorite Parisian adventrues and Coastal Lighthouses. Embellishments include lace, ribbon and machine stiching as well as the traditional spider and web for luck. Focus colour is blue but no colour is left out. Silver and gold has meaning in our family traditions. Hand tied with cotton croceht cord on 100% cotton “Denim Patches” by Whistler Studios.


Kerry Burke

Kerry Burke

Quilt: To Everything there is a Season

Guild: Quilting Corners Guild
Awarded: June 8, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 85″ x 85″
Pattern source:
 Marilyn Tardif of MT Designs
Quilted By: Rose Bell of Fancy Feathers

Kerry had Marilyn Tardif design this quilt to celebrate her love of the seasons. Each block is hand appliqued using 100% cotton fabric and thread.
submitted by:  Señora Baldry

Marg Hrynew

Marg Hrynew

Quilt: Down by the Lake

Guild: Edmonton District Quilters Guild
Awarded: June 1, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
:18″ x 24″
Pattern source:
 Original Design
Quilted By: Marg Hrynew

The Prairie Rose Challenge this year was to use Purple and Orange, have something starting with the letter “S” on your quilt, and a size restriction of 18 X 24 inches.

This is Marg’s entry for the challenge – Down by the Lake –

This Prairie Rose 2019 Challenge was inspired by my daughter buying a lake lot. Her hopes are to build a cabin there by a lake. This piece is also my interpretation of a Nancy Zieman’s book Art of Landscapes.

My sunshine and S shaped stone walkway to the lake is a peaceful one. A happy fisher man walks down the path to the canoe for a leisurely afternoon.


Shirley Aussant

Shirley Aussant

Quilt: Paradise in Bloom

Guild: Thunder Bay Quilters Guild
Awarded: May 24, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 107″ x 41.5″
Pattern source:
Quiltworx.com “Technique of the Month” pattern
Quilted By: Shirley Aussant

Paradise in bloom is a Quiltworx.com “Technique of the Month” pattern. This colorway was selected by Quilting by the Bay, Panama City, Florida, specifically for this pattern and sold as a block of the month kit. I fell in love with the colors when I saw the smaller version hanging in their shop. I made the queen size layout and only added the final outer border to the kit fabrics. The quilt has paper piecing and machine applique. It was lots of fun to make and to quilt. 


Lenore Gish

Lenore Gish

Quilt: Lucy and Lenore

JJGuild: North Star Quilters Society
Awarded: May 20,2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 104” x  104”
Pattern source:
 Lucy Boston Patchwork of the Crosses – Linda Frank
Quilted By: Sharon Blackmore

Lucy and Lenore was 95% hand pieced by Lenore. The blocks were joined by machine. It is my version of the Lucy Boston classic. This quilt is a combination of English paper piecing and appliqué. It is full of my favourite fabrics. With designers Kim Diehl, Jo Morton and Edyta Starbeing represented. 


Val Smith

Val Smith

Quilt: Little Big City

Guild: Fraser Valley Quilters Guild
Awarded: May 17, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show
Quilt Size
: 30″ x50″
Pattern source:
 Original
Quilted By:Val Smith

I have a fascination with creating urban landscapes using improvisational piecing. This one uses only Ricky Tims hand dyed fabrics. A variety of windows, doors and other geometric shapes were produced and then grouped together by colour. A variety of machine quilting was used to create texture.

Machine pieced and quilted on a domestic machine.


Lois Anderson

Lois Anderson

Quilt: So many Hexies

Guild: Sunshine Coast Quilters Guild
Awarded: May 11, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size

Pattern source:
 
Quilted By

 


Jean Hillis

Jean Hillis

Quilt: Daydreaming

Guild: Oxford Quilters Guild
Awarded: May 11, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size:  82
” x 100″
Pattern source:
 Original Design
Quilted By: Karen Cole

Daydreaming ‘ is a traditional log cabin, done in non traditional soft colours and constructed, using no-tear freezer paper method. It is set in the traditional ‘straight furrow’ arrangement and quilted in a non traditional way. There was no pattern (I drafted the block on EQ7 and printed it onto freezer paper) or quilt that I was using for inspiration. Attention is paid to colour movement to create a ‘Dreamy, Blurred, Effect’ that occurs when you are daydreaming.


Lorette Cole

Lorette Cole

Quilt: Gossip in the Garden

Guild: Sackville Quilters Guild
Awarded: May 11, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size:  68
” x 70″
Pattern source:
 Gossip in the Garden – Hatched and Patched – NZ
Quilted By: Lorette Cole

I have a collection of tea cups from my mother and grandmother and fell in love with this pattern which reminds me so much of these women who would sit in the shade with their cups of tea and discuss goings on around them. The embroidery, the dresdens, and the hexies were done in the car and/or while vending at quilt shows in the summer of 2018. Free motion quilting and ruler work finished the quilt during the Christmas holidays 2018. – 


Gwenda Mattinson

Gwenda Mattinson

Quilt: Fire Island Hosta Queen

With fabrics chosen and paper pieced by Gwenda, she feels this quilt represents the best work she has done.

 

Guild: Fredericton Quilters Guild
Awarded: May 10, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 100″ x 100″
Pattern source:
 Fire Island Hosta Queen by Judy Neidermeyer Quilting
Quilted By: Eugene Mattinson


Sheena Stubbs

Sheena Stubbs

Quilt: Joan's Town

Guild: Prince George Quilters Guild
Awarded: May 10, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size:  
54″ x 52″
Pattern source:
 Joan’s Town Joans Creations
Quilted By: Sheena Stubbs

Machine town appliqué


Corry van Haastrert

Corry van Haastrert

Quilt: Ebba the Seahore and Bebe the Cow

Guild: Tisdale Quilters Group
Awarded: May 4, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 27′ x 45″ & 42″x 57″
Pattern source:
 The Cow and The Seahorse by Laura Heine
Quilted By:Corry van Haastert

This year we had a tie for the viewer’s choice award but the dilemma was quickly resolved as the tying quilts were both pieced and quilted by Corry van Haastert using Laura Heine patterns.
“Bebe”, the cow, is a gift for Corry’s son who raises cattle. Corry’s daughter challenged her to make it. Corry reports that it is a “one of a kind” and she does not plan to make another like it.
Corry is an innovative quilter who dabbles in many aspects of fibre art. van Haastert – Tisdale Quilters Guild


Suzanne Hunter

Suzanne Hunter

Quilt: Christmas Delight

Guild: Woodstock Quilters Guild
Awarded: May 3, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 110″ x 110″
Pattern source:
 One Block Wonder
Quilted By:

I had seen this fabric used in a OBW quilt and fell in love with it! I was drawn in by the richness of reds and black. I knew I had to make one of my own. It was definitely an enjoyable challenge and I said at the time it would be OTD – One Time Deal! But, who knows – there may be at least one more in my future!

 


Mabsy Fair

Mabsy Fair

Quilt: Charlie

Guild: Windsor Quilters Guild
Awarded: May 3, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 35″ x 40″
Pattern source:
 Original Design
Quilted By: Mabsy

I had the opportunity to participate in a photo to quilt pictorial appliqué workshop taught by renowned quilt artist, David Taylor. I decided that I must have my beloved Yorkshire Terrier “Charlie” as the subject of my quilt. I selected a great photo, taken by my husband Jim, featuring Charlie next to white geraniums. I created my Charlie quilt from over 200 individual pieces, using a raw edge appliqué technique, and then I free motion quilted. Start to finish lasted over a year, but I’m so pleased with the result and thrilled that others admire it as well.


Hélène Gautron

Hélène Gautron

Quilt: Maman et moi/Mommy and me

Maman et moi
J’ai confectionné cette courtepointe pour mon petit fils de deux ans. Il venait de naître lorsque j’ai visité le Salon de l’Association canadienne de la courtepointe 2017 à Toronto. J’y ai trouvé cet amusant patron de Harebrained Happenings. Ce fut des heures de bonheur de trouver les tissus et de confectionner le tout minutieusement, en pensant à lui.

Mommy and Me
I have done this quilt for my grandson, now two years old. He was just borned when I visited Quilt Canada 2017 in Toronto. I have found this funny pattern by Harebrained Happenings. Il was hours of happiness to find fabrics and sew this quilt, thinking of my grandson. 

Guild: les coutrepointieres-appliques
Awarded: May 3,, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 51″ x 78″
Pattern source:
 Harebrained Happenings
Quilted By: Hélène Gautron

 


Marion Grant

Marion Grant

Quilt: There is a Chicken in My Garden

Guild: Manning Quilters 
Awarded: May 3, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show
Quilt Size
: 54″ x 70″
Pattern source:
 Original Design
Quilted By:Rita Kovatch

I have always admired the unique beauty of hand appliquéd quilts. I finally decided to do needle turn appliqué and this is my second piece which I call “There is a Chicken in My Garden.” I learned the technique by watching YouTube videos, and used templates from books and magazines to complete my project. I find appliqué to be relaxing and addictive.

Sharon Huffman

Sharon Huffman

Quilt: Dance of the Dragonflies

Guild: Arnprior District Quilters Guild
Awarded: April 27,2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 82”x 100”
Pattern source:
 Dance of the Dragonflies by JoAnn Hoffman
Quilted By: Shelley Byers

The inspiration for making this quilt came from my granddaughter who was wishing that her Aunt Sheshie was quilting a purple quilt for her. The pattern was found in a quilt shop in Hawaii and many of the batik fabrics were purchased there. After the piecing process was completed here in Cumberland, the quilt top and backing were given to Aunt Sheshie who did her custom quilting using a Gammill Long Arm machine. This quilt will be presented to my granddaughter after the Arnprior Quilt Show is completed.


Donna Campbell

Donna Campbell

Quilt: Flower Garden

Guild: Crescent Valley Quilters Guild
Awarded: April 26, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 81″ x 81″
Pattern source:
 Flower Garden by Kim McLean
Quilted By:Donna Campbell

A friend made this beautiful quilt. I fell in love with this pattern and just had to make it for myself.


Brenda Barbour

Brenda Barbour

Quilt: Moonglow

Guild: Assiniboine Circle Quilters Group
Awarded: April 26, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 84 x 85
Pattern source:
 Moonglow Pattern by Jinny Beyer
Quilted By: Brenda Barbour

This quilt was made while recuperating with a broken foot. The Stars were done by hand and the rest was pieced. It was a kit from Jinny Beyer.


Sherry Redekop

Sherry Redekop

Quilt: Woods of Green

This quilt took 3 years to make & is my 3rd wool quilt. I laid out the entire wool quilt top & auditioned many colours before cutting the individual pieces out and pinning them on to make sure the colours were balanced. I then whipped stitched them all on in their correct locations & then did a decorative back stitch along all the pieces. I placed beads where I felt it needed a bit more texture. Wool is a very pleasant medium to work with and is very portable especially when travelling. This quilt doesn’t have a “home” yet but I would be very happy to donate it to a cause where it would raise money for those in need & possibly hang for many people to see, maybe a Childrens Hospital Fundraiser or Womens shelter etc. Wool’s cost is 10X that of cotton which makes this a labour of love and costly endeavour.

Guild: Abbotford Quilters Guild
Awarded: April 26, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show
Quilt Size
: 77″ x 88″
Pattern source:
 Strolling Along Paths of Green by Yoko Saito
Quilted By: Barbara Bettles


Juanita Allain

Juanita Allain

Quilt: Ode to Sam

Hand quilted pattern by Shaggy Dog Designs of Calgary, Alberta. 

Guild: Marco Polo Quilters Guild
Awarded: April 25, 2019 
Winner:
  Best in Show
Quilt Size
: 97″ x 97″
Pattern source:
 Shaggy Dog Design, Calgary Alberta
Quilted By: Juanita Allain


Laura Koch

Laura Koch

Quilt: Oh My ! Miss Mille

Guild: Ridge Meadows Quilters Guild
Awarded: April 12, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 80″ x 80″
Pattern source:
Katja Marek’s Book- The New Hexagon- Millefiore Quilt Along
Quilted By:

Wanted a hand sewing project. Saw this project on line. Bought the book. Ordered the paper pieces. A wonderful 2 year journey began. Approximately 1570 pieces. Used fabrics from my stash only. Lots of fussy cutting. A complete joy to do.


Jan Knight

Jan Knight

Quilt: Yo Yo Ville

 

I saw this quilt hanging in a quilt store in Arizona in 2014. I decided to make it much larger and also added an extra border of the vines. I enlarged the houses 200% and then had to make larger yo yo’s as I wanted the quilt to reach the floor of my bed. There is a total of 500 hand sewn yo yo’s which I sewed on by hand. This is the heaviest quilt I have ever made due to this number of you yo’s.

Guild: Central Alberta Quilters Guild
Awarded: April 6, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 110″ x 114″
Pattern source:
 Bunny Hill
Quilted By: Joyce Barcley


Susan Wilson

Susan Wilson

Quilt: Motherboard

The motherboard is the is the circuit board for the computer.  It connects to every part of the computer.  The stitched embellishments represent the components of the motherboard.  Without the motherboard quilting can’t go viral!!.

Guild: After 7 Sew N’ Sews
Awarded: April 1, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 9.5″ x 16″
Pattern source:
 Original Design
Quilted By: Susan Wilson


Georgann (Georgie) Brewer

Georgann (Georgie) Brewer

Quilt: Dance of the Dragonflies

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Guild: Timberlane Quilters Guild
Awarded: March 16, 2019 
Winner:
  Viewers Choice
Quilt Size
: 41.5″ x 41.5″
Pattern source:
 Dance of the Dragonflies by JoAnn Hoffman
Quilted By: Original quilting design by Georgann (Georgie) Brewer

Made using raw edge appliqué.  Free-motion for the quilting.