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Quilt Photos 151 through 200 from the Program booklet
Machine Quilters Showcase at
Springfield, Illinois, May 10-13, 2000

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We wish to dedicate this page to Pat and Peter Masley woodchuc@wcta.net for their work in compiling this information for the original MQS program(s) for the first three years of the showcase's existence..........among the many, many other things they were responsible for doing. The showcase community owes these two a big THANK YOU for three years of dedicated work. Thank you, Pat and Peter.

We also want to thank George Goumas ggoumas@earthlink.net for his continuing work in taking all these wonderful photographs. He does a fantastic job as you will see again this year. You can see more of George's photography of Marge's quilting on their web site http://home.earthlink.net/~ggoumas  and http://albums.photopoint.com/j/AlbumList?u=82507 

Thanks goes this year to Linda Hamson for compiling this information for the MQS 2000 Program booklet. 

No

Quilter

Quilters Last Name

Category

Quilt Name

Quilt Size

Pertinent Information

Pieced or Appliquéd by

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Gail Miller

Miller

Heirloom

Rose Bouquet

78" x 96"

Age and maker of top unknown. Used freehand feathers, crosshatching, outlining of appliqué and some stippling. Hobbs Heirloom batting used.

Unknown

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Patsy Monk

Monk

Art

If These Are the Answers - What Were the Questions?

53" x 45"

Begun as an Internet Alphabet and 70's Music Challenge. This original design started as hand appliqué and ended with mesh appliqué. My "no binding" binding technique finishes the piece. As one desire dies--another passion begins!

Patsy Monk

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Patsy Monk

Monk

Miscellaneous

Reversible Quilted Pillow - (1st Miscellaneous)

n/a

This reversible quilted pillow was a fun way to show off mesh appliqué with a panto pattern. Using a 'no binding' binding with a pearl trim finishes this easy piece with an air of elegance!

Patsy Monk

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Joyce Morton

Morton

Miscellaneous

3-D Sampler, My Millennium Quilt

79" x 90"

3-D block of the month, designed by Jackie Robinson, Animas Quilts Publishing, Durango, Colorado. Made in Alaskan hand dyed fabrics. Stippled background quilting--also sampler of styles of stippling with a few trapunto butterflies--for fun. Smoke thread and Hobbs batting.

Joyce Morton

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Susan Moseley

Moseley

Wall

Y2K Bugs 2000

49" x 49"

We had heard for a year about the Y2K Bugs. They were supposed to be mean, ugly and cause havoc. When 2000 rolled around we found our computers and publics just fine. The Bug warning was a Bust!

Sharon Wilson

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Maureen Mueller

Mueller

Wall

The Lucky One

41" x 35"

I was inspired to do this quilt for my father using his old ties for the fish. The water is stitched with variegated Sulky 40 wt rayon. The fish, border and boat name quilted in Sulky 40 wt rayon. this quilt will be given to my father on Father's Day.

Maureen Mueller

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Maureen Mueller

Mueller

Wearable

Quilted Jean Vest

n/a

I made this vest from my husband's old jeans to be an entry in our local sewing guilds denim vest challenge last year. Some of the designs came from my patterns. I used approximately 6,000 yards of thread on the top.

Maureen Mueller

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Blanche Nichols

Nichols

Overall Design

Elizabeth

53" x 73"

My mother pieced this quilt for her sister, bet using Warm & Natural batting, meandering with free hand feathers in each pin wheel block with Star Mercerized lilac thread.

Genie Giglio

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Joanne Nye

Nye

Theme

Indian Weekend Star

95" x 98"

The batting is Heirloom 80/20. I got the tomahawk and peace pipe off the Internet. With the color of the fabrics, I just couldn't see this quilt with anything but the Indian theme.

Joanne Nye

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Joanne Nye

Nye

Whole Cloth

Feathered Wonderland - (3rd Whole Cloth)

85" x 104"

My step daughter was getting married, We needed a gift and decided this would fit anywhere. I got my stencils together and got down in the floor and started marking. Now I make them for sale.

Joanne Nye

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Cathy O'Brien

O'Brien

Art

Bird House Log Cabin

90" x 100"

I wanted a fast and easy birdhouse quilt for a retirement gift. Five or six birdhouses turned into twelve. The hard part will be giving the quilt away! Machine appliquéd with Sulky threads.

Cathy O'Brien

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Sarah Obiala

Obiala

Overall Design

Golden Star Flag

94" x 94"

I am 11 years old and this is my 3rd quilt. I made it all by myself. The stars are buttonhole appliquéd by hand. I used my Mom's quilting machine to free hand quilt stars and loops all over the quilt.

Sarah Obiala

163*

Darlene Orschek

Orschek

Wall

Flea Market Find

40" x 66"

I purchased this top at a flea market for $10.00 in Cincinnati. Decided to quilt a sample of different feathers around the basket of flowers.

Darlene Orschek

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Darlene Orschek

Orschek

Theme

Redwork Reborn

80" x 80"

A friend gave me a red work quilt which was falling apart. I took it apart and made this quilt. had to back the red work blocks with a very light interfacing.

Darlene Orschek

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Lyla Pack

Pack

Theme

Feathered Stars

78" x 78"

I quilted feathered wreaths, free hand feathers, channel, stitch in the ditch to enhance the beauty of this quilt. Select Quilters Dream Cotton and gray thread .

Jan Chadbourne

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Lyla Pack

Pack

Theme

Fishes

58" x 96"

The quilting used was crosshatching 1 1/8" apart, stippling, echo, stitch in the ditch and sashing motif to match fishing lures. Purple borders represent flowing water. 3.3 oz poly batting, black, dyed natural and wine plum thread.

Diana Stevens

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Jacque Paltrineri

Paltrineri

Heirloom

Found Memories

59" x 77"

This quilt was pieced as a friendship block exchange. I quilted it for the show with Hobbs cotton batting and a design by Sharp & Broadwater. I changed the design to have stipple in the center, my favorite to do.

Group of girls from Hearthside Quilters

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Jacque Paltrineri

Paltrineri

Wall

One More Done!

35 3/4" x 35 3/4"

Made in a workshop in 1981. Not liking to hand quilt, it sat in a box until now! Quilted with Hobbs cotton batting. Free form quilting with my own design. The 4 center heart designs were traced with laser light of my own design.

Jacque Paltrineri

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Suellen Palumbo

Palumbo

Wall

Mouse in the Moon

38" x 45"

Black & white pieced and appliqué. Quilted with black thread. The story was written by my 8 year old granddaughters.

Suellen Palumbo

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Merrily Parker

Parker

Theme

Rhyme and Reason - (3rd Theme)

78" x 78"

The center began with traditional hand appliqué and stars. The further out I went, the more modern the techniques became with the use of batiks and a folk art trapunto border.

Merrily Parker

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Ruthann Parrish

Parrish

Heirloom

Burgoyne Surrounded

75" x 99"

This quilt was a result of the MQS classes I took last year. I was inspired to create a quilt with lots of quilting designs, all done free hand.

Ruthann Parrish

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Ruthann Parrish

Parrish

Theme

Bobbin along

80" x 97"

Bobbin along was a mystery quilt pattern by Debbie Caffrey. I love the colors of fabric. The quilting was freehand inspired by last years classes.

Ruthann Parrish

173*

Antoinette Pedersen

Pedersen

Heirloom

Jack In The Box

106" x 108"

This pattern was an old pattern in an Amish made quilt that I saw in an Amish community in Tennessee. I found the pattern in an Amish community in Pennsylvania, reproducing the quilt in modern fabrics.

Antoinette Pedersen

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Wanda Rains

Rains

Computer Assisted/Stitch Regulated

Blue & White Union Square - (1st Computer Assisted)

74" x 90"

9.5 stitches to the inch achieved. Use of a modified Hartley Fence for borders and circles. Rest of quilt free hand.

maggie Ball

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Rachel Reese

Reese

Wall

Colorgasm

60" x 70"

I just love the richness of the solid stars. This was one of these rare projects where the quilting just flowed. From "Great American Quilts, 1993", Janice Eggleston.

Rachel Reese

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Noreen Reiser

Reiser

Miscellaneous

Trees

54" x 54"

This pattern was in a book as a wall hanging. I thought it would work well as a tree skirt.

Noreen Reiser

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Noreen Reiser

Reiser

Theme

Memories for Diane & Dave from Family and Friends - (Teacher Ribbon)

77" x 84"

I supplied squares, pens and directions to my daughters wedding guests and asked them to write a thought, a memory or a comment on sharing Diane & Dave's special day. My husband transferred all the pictures and poems for me. Embroidery was done by a friend.

Noreen Reiser

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Irene Reising

Reising

Theme

An Angel for Each Month

87" x 104"

Hobbs Heirloom was used. I tried to enhance the piecing of the quilt maker.

Joyce Champion

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Irene Reising

Reising

Pictorial

Piecemakers Calendar 1999

73" x 73"

Hobbs heirloom batting was used. I try to enhance the piecing of the quilt maker.

Bobbe Green

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Ruth Rekemeyer

Rekemeyer

Whole Cloth

American Star

84" x 102"

Preprinted whole cloth, cotton batting.

n/a

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Paula Reuille

Reuille

Theme

Letter to Dad

54" x 75"

I started out by writing "twas the night before Christmas" on the back of a quilt. Then got the idea to do a Mother's Day, Fathers Day, etc. poems.

Paula Reuille

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Jo Rick

Rick

Theme

"Wind in Autumn" from book "Quilts for all Seasons"

85" x 102"

My husband, Tom, selected the pattern, then I started to collect fabrics. We also collected real leaves when we traveled in our motor home. Those are the patterns for the leaves. This quilt was started in 1993, before I owned a long arm. The 1st border is Marcia Stevens, nut grass pattern, 2nd border Hari Walner's Young Oak and 3rd border is Marcia Stevens Pine Trees.

Jo Rick

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Jim Riddick

Riddick

Theme

Stewart's Texas Quilt

84" x 84 1/2"

Original pattern for center and borders using appliqué, painting, discharge and embroidery with pieced blocks in inner border. Cadillac Ranch at Amarillo Texas is on the lower border.

Jim Riddick

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Pat Roche

Roche

Heirloom

Tulips

70" x 84"

I love restoring and machine quilting old tops. I bought this top at auction, and felt I was joining hands with the maker to complete her project. I believe she would be pleased. I am very new at machine quilting and it has become my life and love.

Unknown

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Sherry D. Rogers

Rogers

Heirloom

Autumn Daze at Seabeck, 1995-1999 - (Teacher Ribbon)

79" x 100"

Obviously, this quilt generated some sort of botanical 'feel' to it. For inspiration, I turned to my garden reference books. I had fun creating just the look the quilted needed in the large border area.

Ramona Bowers

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Sherry D. Rogers

Rogers

Heirloom

Stars & Chains

84" x 99"

This was the first quilt I did upon returning from MQS in 1999. I could not get home fast enough to use some of the techniques I admired and was inspired by. The border on this quilt screamed for feathers, I had a lot of fun seeing just how many embellishments I could come up with.

Carol Frydenlund

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Paula Rostkowski

Rostkowski

Theme

Finally - Out West!

94" x 122"

Finally - a quilt for me! The blocks set on point and fabric colors symbolize the mountains and ocean on last summer's vacation out west. Machine quilting in sulky is free hand symbolizing water, mountains and nature.

Paula Rostkowski

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Cindy Roth

Roth

Heirloom

Appliquéd Fruit Quilt

77" x 92"

I used many different quilting techniques on this block of the month quilt. Blocks were echo quilted around the fruit with a beige cotton thread, squiggle stitch grids were used on the block borders, and detail was added to the fruit with mono filament thread. The outer border was free hand stitched in a leaf and berries pattern using Aurilus, 36 wt., green shaded, polyester thread.

Dorothy Pearson

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Jacquelyn L. Rowe

Rowe

Juvenile

Puppy dogs, teddy bears, cookies & love (That's what Alex is made of) - (3rd Juvenile)

55 1/2" x 68 1/2"

Inspired by the growing interest in blue work and reproduction fabrics I decided to make my grandson, Alexander, a quilt for his toddler bed. The fact that Alex is just a year old and won't be needing it for another year, gives me the opportunity to enjoy it for a while first.

Jacquelyn L. Rowe

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Vi Russell

Russell

Art

Party of Three - (Teacher Ribbon)

50" x 58"

My quilt was designed by my friend as a Christmas gift in a workshop taught by Ruth McDowell. Machine trapunto, thread painting, decorative threads and my original free style quilting techniques hopefully enhance the original design.

Lyn Banks

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Ann M. Sandberg

Sandberg

Art

Sea Ballerina

22 1/2" x 31"

Joan continues to pain exotic, bold images. Sea Ballerina quilted using Carol Armstrong's technique: free form quilting within segments. No marking on quilt. Landscape meandering around Ballerina. We do no pre-plan--she paints, I quilt.

Joan M. Braga, painter

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Ann M. Sandberg

Sandberg

Art

Three Little Fishes Not Far From Home

23" x 31"

Joan's fishes look birdlike to some people. That's ok. Joan knows what she painted! Quilting done using Carol Armstrong's technique but, with echo quilting influence. No quilt marking, no limitations on either sister.

Joan M. Braga

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Cathy Sandhoefner

Sandhoefner

Theme

Country Barnyards

76" x 76"

My version of Arlene Stamper's pattern, "This Old Barn". Scrappy pieced barns of the past and a few futuristic feathered friends. Pieced and appliquéd. Warm N Natural batting. Freeform quilting with 100% Coats American.

Cathy Sandhoefner

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Janet Lee Santeusanio

Santeusanio

Heirloom

Color splash Trip Around the World - (Teacher Ribbon)

95" x 105"

Selecting these colors ended up being quite an ordeal but I am pleased with the outcome. I used Aurifil variegated brown thread, Linda Taylor's Folk Garden pattern border and lightweight organic cotton batting.

Janet Lee Santeusanio

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Margaret M. Satterlee

Satterlee

Theme

International Year 2000 Quilt

108" x 108"

The 2000 charms for this International Year 2000 Quilt were swapped with quilters around the world. The quilt was pieced on my Paternal Grandmother's Franklin Treadle sewing machine.

Margaret M. Satterlee

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Mary Schilke

Schilke

Heirloom

Lonesome Dove

87" x 87"

I had my machine 6 months, when I took a class with Marcia Stevens. When I went home I put this quilt on my machine and tried to practice the techniques she taught. (Meredith England design)

Paula Steingas

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Sharyl Schlieckau

Schlieckau

Art

Lady in Red -(Teacher Ribbon)

74" x 81 1/2"

Quilt pattern is from the book "Great American Quilts" and features Hobbs 80/20 batting with extensive metallic and custom stitching.

Sharyl Schlieckau

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Sharyl Schlieckau

Schlieckau

Heirloom

Butterflies are Free

85" x 102"

pattern is from the book "Traditional Quilts with Painless Borders" and features fussy cut butterfly blocks. Hobbs 80/20 batting with metallic thread accents.

Sharyl Schlieckau

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Janice Bell Schmidt

Schmidt

Juvenile

Floating on a Cloud

49 1/2" x 63"

Purple log cabin blocks surrounded by gold stars. Cloud stitched in the light purple surrounded by meandering.

Janice Bell Schmidt

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Bobbye Schneider

Schneider

Wall

Stars and Angels

60" x 60"

The stars started as a square in a square class and it just kept on growing. First try at trapunto.

Bobbye Schneider

 

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