Piece and comfort for the eyes, heart, and soul.

Shows, Exhibits, and Awards

JURIED CHALLENGES

Quilt: Lion King – Circle of Life, selected as one of 138 finalists in Cherrywood Hand-Dyed Fabrics 2016 Lion King Challenge and “Cherrywood’s Choice Lion King Quilt”. Finalist quilts published in a commemorative Lion King book.

JURIED EXHIBITS

Quilt: Fractured Floral #3, selected by the Old Town Development Board and the Shenandoah Arts Council jury for the 2016 Artscape Banner Project in Old Town Winchester, VA and hung in the Museum of the Shenandoah’s Art in the Halls Artscape Originals Exhibit from April 19 through July 17th 2016.  Sponsored by Lord Fairfax Community College, quilt’s banner hangs at the north end of Winchester’s Old Town Walking Mall from April 2016 through April 2017.

JURIED SHOWS

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival 2017
Hampton, Virginia

Quilts Accepted:
Lighting the Way Home
Van Gogh Irises Fractured

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival 2010
Hampton, Virginia

Quilts Accepted:
Kootenay Gold
Hiding in Plain Sight

INVITATIONAL SOLO-ARTIST SHOW

At the invitation of The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, the following pieces comprise an Art in the Halls, Solo-Artist Show running from October 18th, 2016 through January 22nd, 2017:

A See of Three
Amanda’s Bouquet
Fern Grotto – Wailua River Falls, Hawaii – Kayaking Kauai
Fractured Floral #8
Fractured Floral #9
Giverney Clos Normand
Hiding in Plain Sight
Lighting the Way Home
Near a Railroad Crossing
Ocean City Bloom
Path to Escargot
Shuffling Hexagons
Tucson Wildflower
View from a Pew
Winchester’s War

OPEN SHOWS

Quilter’s Unlimited Quilt Show
Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly, Va 

Since 1973, Quilter’s Unlimited quilt groups have held an annual Quilt Show in the Northern Virginia area.

2017 (44th Annual Quilt Show) Quilts:
Lighting the Way Home
Van Gogh Irises Fractured
Dogwood Medallion
Window to the Sea

2015 (42nd Annual Quilt Show) Quilts:
Because of the Brave
Fern Grotto – Wailua River Falls, Hawaii – Kayaking Kauai
Fun in the Sun
Retail Therapy

2014 (41st Annual Quilt Show) Quilts:
True Blue at Heart
Fractured Floral 1
Fractured Floral 5
The Civil War Remembered, in Honor of the 150th Anniversary

2013 (40th Anniversary Show) Quilts:
A House Divided No More
A Quilt of Many Colors
Scrappy Kaffe
Four Squares
 

Northern Shenandoah Valley Quilt Show
Berryville, Virginia

Ribbons awarded on the basis of ‘Viewer’s Choice’ votes cast throughout the show.

2015
Quilts:
Fern Grotto – Wailua River Falls, Hawaii – Kayaking Kauai – Show Challenge Category
Fractured Floral #9 – Art Quilt category
“I-Spy” with My Little Eye – Baby Quilt Category
Shuffling Hexagons – Modern Quilt Category
Simply Delicious! 15 Flavors of Dupiono Silk Sherbet – Lap Quilt category
T.O.M. – A Colorful Year (A Technique Teaching Quilt) – Other Category
True Blue at Heart – Wall Quilt category

Awards:
Fern Grotto – Wailua River Falls, Hawaii – Kayaking Kauai – Viewer’s Choice 1st Place in Batiks, Batiks, Batiks, Show Challenge Category
Fractured Floral #9 – Viewer’s Choice 1st Place in Art Quilt Category
“I-Spy” with My Little Eye – Viewer’s Choice 1st Place in Baby Quilt Category
Shuffling Hexagons – Viewer’s Choice 2nd Place in Modern Quilt Category
T.O.M. – A Colorful Year ( A Technique Teaching Quilt) – Viewer’s Choice 3rd Place in “Other” Category

2013 Quilts:

A House Divided No More – Show Challenge
Winchester’s War – Miniature Quilt Category
Civil War Remembrances – Bed Quilt Category
Near A Railroad Crossing Table Runner – Other Category
Near a Railroad Crossing (2) – Lap Quilt Category
Suffrage in 48 – Wall Quilt Category
One That Got Away – Wall Quilt Category

Awards:
Winchester’s War, Viewer’s Choice Award 1st Place in Miniature Quilt Category
Near a Railroad Crossing (Table Topper), Viewer’s Choice Award 3rd Place in Other Category

2011 Quilts:
Feathers Fall as Geese Fly Free Over the Homestead
A See of Three
Giverny’s Clos Normand
Kaleidoscope Wave
Hiding in Plain Sight
Tucsan Wildflowers
Dogwood Blossom

Awards:
Feathers Fall as Geese Fly Free Over the Homestead, 3rd Place in Log Cabin Show Challenge Category
A See of Three, Viewers’ Choice Award 1st Place in Shenandoah Piecemakers Challenge Category

2009 Quilts:
Alaskan Burrito
Birds, Blooms, and Butterflies
Amanda’s Bouquet
Paper Pieced Tulips
Stamp Basket

Awards:
Birds, Blooms, and Butterflies, Viewer’s Choice 1st Place – Shenandoah Piecemakers Challenge Category

2008 Quilts:
Hearts
Preoccupation
Bunnies
Hearts and Arrows

INVITATIONAL & GROUP EXHIBITS

Shenandoah Arts Council’s “Home for the Holidays” Handmade Exhibit December 2016

Quilts:
Vintage Christmas …and the greatest of these is Love – quilt
Fruits of the Forest – quilted place mats
Puttin’ on the Glitz – quilted table runner
Bobbles – quilted table runner
Stained Glass Poinsettia – quilted table runner
Formal – quilted table runner
Christmas – quilted table runner

Barns of Rose Hill, Quilts and their Stories – February 15th – March 15th, 2015 Berryville, Virginia

Quilts:
A Family Tree for the Drake’s 60th Wedding Anniversary
A Long Winter for Neighbors & Friends
Hickman Hens
True Blue at Heart
Winchester’s War

Barns of Rose Hill, Farm to Fair ExhibitFall 2012
Berryville, Virginia

Quilts:
One That Got Away
Amanda’s Bouquet
Fun in the Sun

Barns of Rose Hill, Fiber Arts Festival – Fall 2011
Berryville, Virginia

Quilts:

Thanks-giving for Abundance
My Garden Trellis
An Apple A Day (2)

VIRGINIA STATE FAIR
Richmond, Virginia

2009 Quilts:
Alaskan Burrito
Birds, Blooms, and Butterflies

CLARKE COUNTY FAIR
Berryville, Virginia

2012 Quilts:
A See of Three
Tuscon Wildflower
Suffrage in 48
Ocean City Bloom
Tide Pool Placemats

Awards:
Each one of the five quilts submitted in the 2012 Clarke County Fair  earned a Blue Ribbon.

2009 Quilts:
Amanda’s Bouquet
Birds, Blooms, and Butterflies

Awards:
Amanda’s Bouquet, Blue Ribbon & Best in Show

Other Awards and Recognition

Quilt: Because of the Brave, local (The Scrappy Apple Quilts & More Shop) Viewer’s Choice Winner of the Moda 2015 Piece & Comfort Challenge, went on to compete in Moda’s National Challenge.

Quilt: Freedom Forever, 2012 Apple Valley Needle Threaders Charity Quilt Challenge, 2nd Place Award and Cash Prize.