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2013 Brazos Bluebonnet Quilt Guild
Biannual Show: "Quilts Across Texas"

The 2013 show is over and it was a wonderful success!

Thank you to the committee chairs, volunteers people who bought food and everyone else who helped in any way!

This show is our primary fund raising event of the year. All money raised goes to fund college scholarships for local high school students as well as education programs for our members and the community.

Preliminary numbers show nearly $5,000 in ticket sales and attendance of over 870. Basket Blitz added nearly $1,500 from donated basket sales, White Elephant booth added over $3,500 from donated item sales, and Bluebonnet Boutique added over $2,000 in sales!

2013 Winners Below:
  • "Best of Show" Quilt:
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    1709 "Hummers In My Garden"
    Made & Quilted by: Lynn McCartney
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  • "Go Texan" Quilt:
    Hummers in My Garden
    1709 "Hummers In My Garden"
    Made & Quilted by: Lynn McCartney
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  • "Choice" Award Quilts:



    cats magic
    Dances with Peacock
    Judges Recognition: Nell Denman Smith
    1306 "Cat Magic" Made and quilted by: Jessica Smith
    Judges Recognition: Serena Stiles Vrnak
    1706 "Dance of the Peacock" Made & quilted by: Judy Beskow
    Waves of Color
    Shangri-La
    Best Use of Color:
    "Waves of Color"
    Made & quilted by: Melody Nelson
    Best Design:
    "Shangri-La"
    Made & quilted by: Judy Beskow
    Rivers of Sunshine
    It's Not Paper Pieced
    Best Workmanship:
    1404 "River of Sunshine"
    Made by: Sue Idol, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    Best Applique:
    605 "It's Not Paper Pieced Number 1 !!"
    Made by: Connie Silber, Quilted by: De Leclair
    Thimbleberries
    sweet dreams
    Best Machine Quilting:
    1006 "Thimbleberries Big Lodge Quilt"
    Made by: John S. & Carol C. Patterson, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    Best Hand Quilting:
    1216 "Sweet Dreams"
    Made & quilted by: Pat Ross

  • Youth Quilts:
    flower butterfly
    nature puzzle
    1st Place: 103 "Flower Butterfly"
    Made & Quilted by: Saphire Smith
    2st Place: 104 "Nature Puzzle"
    Made & Quilted by: Sammy Smith
    Father's Memories
    Windmill
    3st Place: 102 "Father's Memories"
    Made by: Melinda Mes, Quilted by: Connie Harrison
    101 "Windmill Quilt"
    Made by: Kate Catalena, Quilted by: Michaele Jackson
     

  • Theme Quilts:
    Blues & Sunflowers
    TX tumble weeds
    1st Place: 301 "Blues and Sunflowers"
    Made & Quilted by: Connie Silber

    2nd Place: 303 "Texas Tumbleweeds"
    Made by: Alice Eden Shinn, Quilted by Linda Bridges
    radiant lonestar
    rodeo round up
    3rd Place: 302 "Radiant Lone Star"
    Made & Quilted by: Lou Ellen Hassold
    Honorable Mention: 304 "Rodeo Round Up"
    Made by: Connie Silber, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    love that cowboy
    Honorable Mention: 306 "Love That Cowboy"
    Made by: Rowena Reed, Quilted by: Connie Harrison


  • Theme Quilts:
    Blues & Sunflowers
    TX tumble weeds
    1st Place: 301 "Blues and Sunflowers"
    Made & Quilted by: Connie Silber

    2nd Place: 303 "Texas Tumbleweeds"
    Made by: Alice Eden Shinn, Quilted by Linda Bridges
    radiant lonestar
    rodeo round up
    3rd Place: 302 "Radiant Lone Star"
    Made & Quilted by: Lou Ellen Hassold
    Honorable Mention: 304 "Rodeo Round Up"
    Made by: Connie Silber, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    love that cowboy
    Honorable Mention: 306 "Love That Cowboy"
    Made by: Rowena Reed, Quilted by: Connie Harrison


  • Miniature Quilts:
    May Baskets cornucopia
    1st Place: 408 "May Baskets"
    Made & Quilted by: Jo Ann Williams
    2st Place: 405 "Cornucopia Quilt"
    Made & Quilted by: Jo Ann Williams
    Friends Airing Day
    3st Place: 404 "Friends"
    Made & Quilted by: Debbie Ginn
    Honorable Mention: 407 "Airing Day"
    Made by: Delores Rydell

  • Innovative and Art Quilts:
    CrazyAPeel NY Clambake:Digger's Dozen
    1st Place: 510 "Crazy A' Peel"
    Made & Quilted by: Judy Beskow
    2st Place: 509 "New York Clambake: Digger's Dozen"
    Made & Quilted by: Ruth A. White
    I Am A Rock Star
    Bend it Wright 2
    2st Place: 504 "I Am A Rock Star"
    Made & Quilted by: Judy Beskow
    Honorable Mention: 503 "Bend It Wright 2"
    Made & Quilted by: Ruth A. White
    Starry Night
    3st Place: 512 "Starry Night"
    Made & Quilted by: Alice Eden Shinn

  • Reproduction Quilts:
    It's Not Paper Pieced#1 Dashing Tulips
    1st Place: 605 "It's Not Paper Pieced Number 1!! My Applique Twin"
    Made by Connie Silber, Quilted by De Leclair
    2st Place: 602 "Dashing In The Tulips"
    Made by: Margie K. Williams, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    Adventures with Jane Civil War Stars
    3st Place: 604 "Adventures With Jane"
    Made & Quilted by: Betty Bugh
    Honorable Mention: 601 "Civil War Star"
    Made by: Laura North, Quilted by: Linda Bridges

  • Scrap Quilts:
    Autumn Equinox
    Scrappy Braid
    1st Place: 802 "Autumn Equinox"
    Made & Quilted by: Alice Eden Shinn
    2st Place: 801 "Scrappy Braid"
    Made by: Julie Dromgoole, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    Fireworks
    Attic Windows
    3st Place: 803 "Fireworks"
    Made by: Margie K. Williams, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    Honorable Mention: 804 "Attic Windows"
    Made by: Teri Walker, Quilted by: Debbie Finn

  • Group Quilts:
    It's Not Paper Pieced Number 2 Stars Over TX
    1st Place: 905 "It's Not Paper Pieced Number 2!! My Applique Twin"
    Made by: De Leclair & Connie Silber, Quilted by: Kaylene Parry
    2st Place: 904 "Stars Over Texas"
    Made by: Luci Smith, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    Thumblebees Bee Mail Boxes
    3st Place: 907 "Thumblebees Bee: Thumblebees "Bees"
    Made by: Bunny Douglas, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    Honorable Mention: 901 "Mail Boxes"
    Made & Quilted by: 'Out of the Box' Bee

  • Block-of-the-Month Quilts:
    Civil War Tribute Thimbleberries Big Lodge
    1st Place: 1002 "Civil War Tribute"
    Made by: Myrna Nail, Quilted by: Sharon Dixon
    1st Place: 1006 "Thimbleberries Big Lodge Quilt"
    Made by: John & Carol Patterson, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    Iowa Memories Joy
    2nd Place: 1010 "Iowa Memories"
    Made & Quilted by: Sue Sprott
    3rd: 1011 "Joy"
    Made & Quilted by: Melody Nelson
    Bright & Beautiful
    Honorable Mention: 1001 "Bright and Beautiful"
    Made by: Delores Rydell, Quilted by: Connie Harrison

  • 'First Quilt' Quilts:
    Semper Fi One Block Wonder
    1st Place: 1102 "Semper Fi"
    Made by: Loretta Crosley, Quilted by: Lynn McCartney
    2st Place: 1104 "One Block Wonder"
    Made by: Helen White, Quilted by: Connie Harrison
    Theda Days Red Hot
    3st Place: 1105 "Theta Days"
    Made by: Sydney Richardson, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    Honorable Mention: 1101 "MeMe's Roadrunner"
    Made by: Kellye Arnold, Quilted by: Kellye Arnold
    MeMe's Roadrunner
    Honorable Mention: 1103 "Red Hot"
    Made by: Mari Szabo Quilted by: Mari Szabo

  • Large - Traditional Pieced Quilts:
    Lake Tahoe Log Cabin with Stars Stars Above
    1st Place: 1201 "Lake Tahoe Log Cabin with Stars"
    Made by: Sandra Smith Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    2st Place: 1217 "Stars Above"
    Made & quilted by: Lynn McCartney
    Chasing The Blues Sweet Dreams
    3st Place: 1214 "Chasing the Blues"
    Made by: Alice Luttbeg , Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    3st Place: 1216 "Sweet Dreams"
    Made & quilted by: Pat Ross
    Honorable Mention: 1211 "Flingo"
    Made & quilted by: Jessica Smith
    Flingo

  • Mixed Technique Quilts:
    Bunny's Azure Cat Magic
    1st Place: 1305 "Bunny's Azure Anxiety"
    Made by: Bunny Douglas, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    2st Place: 1306 "Cat Magic"
    Made & quilted by: Jessica Smith Quilted
    Journey Into Friendship His Mercies Are New Every Morning
    3st Place: 1301 "A Journey Into Friendship"
    Made & quilted by: Georgia Taylor
    Honorable Mention: 1302 "HIS Mercies Are New Every Morning"
    Made & quilted by: Jeanette Pynes

  • Small - Traditional Pieced Quilts:
    River of Sunshine Twisted Log Cabin
    1st Place: 1404 "River of Sunshine"
    Made by: Sue Idol, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    2st Place: 1407 "Twisted Log Cabin"
    Made by: Lou Ellen Hassold, Quilted by: Michelle Hageman
    Just For Myself Blue Rasberry Sherbert
    3st Place: 1418 "Just for Myself"
    Made by: Elizabeth Pishko, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    Honorable Mention: 1411 "Blue Raspberry Sherbert"
    Made & Quilted by: Deborah DeRoche

  • Other Technique Quilts:
    Bluebonnet Special Sunset & Ducks
    1st Place: 1503 "Bluebonnet Special"
    Made & quilted by: Norma Reel
    2st Place: 1501 "Sunset & Ducks"
    Made & quilted by: Bunny Douglas
    3st Place: 1502 "Memories of Conner"
    Made & quilted by: John S. Patterson
    Memories of Conner

  • Wearables:
    Renaissance Dress African Dreams

    1st Place: 1604 "Renaissance Dress"
    Made & quilted by: Debbie Brooks

    2st Place: 1601 "African Dreams"
    Made & quilted by: Judy Beskow
    Inspired by Monet Lets Go Traveling
    3st Place: 1602 "Inspired by Monet"
    Made & quilted by: Judy Beskow
    Honorable Mention: 1603 "Let's Go Traveling"
    Made & quilted by: Marijane Deen

  • Applique Quilts:
    Hummers in My Garden Shangri-La
    1st Place: 1709 "Hummers in My Garden"
    Made & quilted by: Lynn McCartney
    2st Place: 1710 "Shangri-La"
    Made & quilted by: Judy Beskow
    Blessings, Sharon Dance of the Peacock
    2st Place: 1704 "Blessings, Sharon"
    Made by: Ann LaRhea Query Bay, Quilted by: Linda Bridges
    3st Place: 1706 "Dance of the Peacock"
    Made & quilted by: Judy Beskow
    Honorable Mention: 1703 "Mistral In A Storm"
    Made & quilted by: Kassie Collins
    Mistral In A Storm

  • Show Pictures:
    Bluebonnet Shop Kitchen Crew
    Bluebonnet Shop - Theresa & Debbie
    Kitchen Crew - Stephanie & Sue
    Quilt Education Donation Quilt Sales
    Quilt Education Booth - Jo Ann & Sherrill
    Donation Quilt Sales

    Looking forward, 2015 is the 30th Anniversary of the Brazos Bluebonnet Quilt Guild - and the name of the show will be "Diamonds and Pearls."

    Watch here for updates and announcements by the show committee who is already working on some changes & improvements for the show!

    2013 "Quilts Across Texas" Entries by Category:

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