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Quilt Photos 201 through 254 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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Bobbye Schneider

Schneider

Wall

Three Little Fishies

26" x 32"

When I saw this pattern and knew I just had to make it. I had the turtle border and I decided to give it an oriental flavor.

Bobbye Schneider

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Bobbye Schneider

Schneider

Wall

Mother and Babies

33" x 33"

A remembrance of a Wisconsin flow age, complete with loon & babies before they were so popular. Wanted to experiment with decorative threads and sewing techniques.

Bobbye Schneider

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Bobbye Schneider

Schneider

Wall

Oh My Stars Which Way is UP?

40" x 40"

The pattern came from one of Georgia Bonesteel's books. I liked the study in black & white. The faces were hand pieced as a portable project.

Bobbye Schneider

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Shari Schumacher`

Schumacher

Wall

Where Life Blooms

51" x 51"

Idea inspired by Pat Magaret (Celebrating the Quilt). The birds were mine, border quilting pattern by Keryn Emmerson. Cotton fabric and batting were used. Rayon thread for quilting. I loved the process of this.

Shari Schumacher

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Shari Schumacher

Schumacher

Heirloom

Ramblin Prairie

70" x 90"

The pattern, Lady of the Lake -- I designed a paper pieced pattern. Border quilting pattern by Shirley Thompson - Designs for Continuous Line Quilting. Cotton fabrics, batting and thread were used. This quilt was my first attempt to enter a major show and was accepted at Paducah.

Shari Schumacher

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Carol Schwankl

Schwankl

Heirloom

Basket of Blooms - (Rookie Of The Year)

90" x 90"

This Susan Matthews pattern is my 17th quilt machine quilted. It has crosshatching, continuous curve, meandering, SID, and pantograph quilting. Thread is Cotton Aurifil & Mono Filament. Batting is Hobbs Heirloom 80/20.

Carol Schwankl

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Carol Selepec

Selepec

Heirloom

Swatch Sample Madness - (Teacher Ribbon)

90" x 106"

I used the 4" swatch sample packets I had to make my (380) 2" pinwheels. This is my own design. Trapunto with 9 oz Hobbs, then Warm & White for the main batting. Star 100% cotton thread.

Carol Selepec

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Carol Selepec

Selepec

Heirloom

My Evening Star

88" x 99"

Inspired by a picture of an antique quilt in "The American Quilt" book. Susan used a lot of reproduction fabrics. The trapunto work was done with a 9 oz Hobbs polyester batting, cut away, and Warm & Natural for final quilting. Star 100% cotton thread.

Susan Knapp

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Kimberly Shalom

Shalom

Wearable

Quilted Jacket

n/a

Red Silk Noil was used with Japanese print. Hobbs Organic Cotton batting. All over quilted fabric, sewed up jacket, hand finished binding and seams.

Kimberly Shalom

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Kimberly Shalom

Shalom

Heirloom

Amish Lone Star - (Teacher Ribbon)

68" x 68"

Lone star fabrics, hand dyed by Primrose Gradations. Black solid Sateen from RJR. Wool batting from Fiberco in Fort Worth, TX. Madeira cotton embroidery threads.

Kimberly Shalom

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Kimberly Shalom

shalom

Theme

Reproduction 4-Patch

62" x 72"

Reproduction prints set in very simple design. Hobbs organic cotton batting without scrim. Quilted in a very contemporary all-over design.

Kimberly Shalom

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Norma Sharp

Sharp

Wearable

Crazy Patch Vest

n/a

A bundle of moda fat quarters and last year's quilt entry to MQS was the inspiration. I hoped to improve on last year's idea and decided to make it wearable. Warm & Natural batting, assorted threads.

Norma Sharp

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Norma Sharp

Sharp

Juvenile

Circus Parade

44" x 52"

Crayon drawing made permanent with pressing technique. Quilted with a combination of colored threads to add color and dimension. 3.3 ounce polyester batting.

Norma Sharp

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Nancy S. Sheppard

Sheppard

Whole Cloth

"Mixed Blessings"

85" x 90"

This quilt celebrates the heritage of a dear Irish-Italian friend. I selected a Celtic design and utilized the trapunto technique for a whole cloth quilt using 3M's thinsulate batting.

Nancy S. Sheppard

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Nancy S. Sheppard

Sheppard

Theme

"Roll Tide Roll"

85" x 90"

This T-shirt memory quilt celebrates a mother's love for her son's college football career. Shirts are stabilized with fusible interfacing and joined together in college arrangement. outline stitching accentuates and designs. Polyfil batting.

Nancy S. Sheppard

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Frances Silverman

Silverman

Wall

Fractured Rainbow I

19 1/2" x 19 1/2"

This quilt is part of a series of small quilts in which I have been playing with the random use of color. My first attempt at quilting with ultra sheen thread.

Frances Silverman

217*

Evelyn Sloppy

Sloppy

Wall

Stars Among My Feathers

45" x 45"

I used a block from Judy Martin's "The Block Book" for this quilt. The quilt really 'spoke' to me to quilt feathers in and out around the stars. I just started quilting and really had fun with it. I used Madeira Metallic and Sulky Sliver threads.

Evelyn Sloppy

218*

Evelyn Sloppy

Sloppy

Heirloom

Ireland's Sunbonnet Sues

68" x 92"

I made this quilt for my granddaughter's 2nd birthday. I had always wanted to use Hari Walner's "Beatrice" quilting pattern and this quilt was perfect for it. I used part of the block pattern in the set in triangles and filled in with bits and pieces of it in orther places. Madeira Tanne thread was used.

Evelyn Sloppy

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Sheila Snyder

Snyder

Heirloom

Honeymoon in Paris

86" x 102"

Pieced as a shop sample for the "Pine Needle" in Lake Oswego, OR Hobbs 80/20 batting and Star cotton thread. Such a beautiful quilt demanded careful quilting.

Meridith Gilley

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Nancy Stanley

Stanley

Overall Design

Purple Parasols

85" x 99"

The cross stitch was done on a bus trip to Paducah. The finished top was one of the first I quilted on my machine. It has a Hobbs wool batt. Crosshatching on pillow area circles on pieced block and stippled around the parasols.

Nancy Stanley

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Jill Scott Stewart

Stewart

Theme

That Quilt is Kraazy!

57" x 72"

That is what my husband, Greg, said when he saw this quilt. I wanted to do something different and yes, crazy, and this quilt is it. Warm and natural batting was used.

Jill Scott Stewart

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Jill Scott Stewart

Stewart

Theme

Butterflies LaVerne Style

77" x 90"

I had been admiring my mother-in-law's Internet batik butterfly quilt for several months, when she called me and asked if I would like one like it. Naturally, I said, "YESS!!" I quilted hers in exchange. Hobbs Heirloom batting was used.

Internet Quilt Block Exchange/LaVerne Stewart

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Sylvia Stewart

Stewart

Pictorial

Stained Glass Garden - (Teacher Ribbon)

85 1/2" x 88 1/2"

Maribeth made this during a class taken from Brenda Henning. She wanted a garden 'feel' or theme quilted on it. I quilted insects, gazebo, bench, flowers, etc. to fit that description. Quilters Dream Cotton Select, cotton threads were used in the quilt.

Maribeth Richards

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Phyllis Strickland

Strickland

Heirloom

Christmas Stack and Whack

77" x 97"

This was Robin's first stack and whack. She and I worked out the quilting design and she kept wanting more. She is the main reason there is so much quilting.

Robin Radovich

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Phyllis Strickland

Strickland

Wall

Snowman

22 1/2 x 55 1/2"

My friend, Dee, made this quilt for me for payment for quilting I did on 2 of her quilts. This is the first time to use free motion quilting. I used Quilters Dream Cotton.

Dee Leuthe

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Cynthia D. Sullivan

Sullivan

Heirloom

Oh, My Stars!

84" x 101"

This quilt is a modern friendship quilt. The blocks are from an Internet exchange (three countries and eleven states represented). I incorporated old hand quilting designs as well as modern designs by Linda Taylor, Keryn Emmerson and myself.

Cynthia D. Sullivan

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Penny Swanson

Swanson

Overall Design

Inside/Out

Mystery quilt made over a one year period at Hannibal Piecemakers Quilt Guild. We were given one part each month. Out club had twenty one quilts finished at years end. Fun! Fun! Fun!

Joyce E. Riggs

228*

Debbie Taft

Taft

Theme

Quilt Family Reunion

81" x 96"

My family reunion was the inspiration for this quilt. I wanted my children to know something about their ancestors. It will be displayed at all of my family reunions.

Dorothy J. Gibson

229*

David Taft

Taft

Heirloom

Pinwheel

63" x 54"

Just for fun!

Debbie Taft

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Lisa Taylor

Taylor

Theme

Dressing Up the Past - (2nd Theme)

66" x 96"

A tribute to the women of the past who left us some wonderful quilts to finish. I added the border, used the circle-ease, & free handed feathers & flowers. The batting is Hobbs 80/20.

Unknown (1940's)

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Lisa Taylor

Taylor

Overall Design

Welcome to My Flower Garden

84" x 108 1/2"

Inspired by Eileen Sullivan patterns which were meshed together. Hi loft batting was used to accentuate flowers. Threads matched to flower colors. Echo quilting and feathering filled in open spaces.

Allegra Olson

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Linda Taylor

Taylor

Art

Millennium & M & M..… - (1st Art)

79" x 78"

All the pieces in this quilt were cut from one fabric (used for the backing) and hand appliquéd to a solid background fabric. Free hand quilted.

Cheri Meineke-Johnson

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Linda V. Taylor

Taylor

Art

Aztec 2000 - (Best Of The Show)

75" x 75"

All the pieces in this quilt were cut from one fabric and hand appliquéd to a solid background fabric. Freehand quilted.

Cheri Meineke-Johnson

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M. Susan Tennill

Tennill

Art

"Opulence" - (2nd Art)

60: x 74"

The Oriental border fabric inspired this combination of pieced fans and appliquéd leaves and flowers. Threads: metallic, sliver, rayon. Batting: Hobbs 100% cotton.

M. Susan Tennill

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M. Susan Tennill

Tennill

Overall Design

"My Stars" - (1st Overall Pantograph)

77" x 88"

Paula designed this top after receiving star blocks from an Internet exchange. The Linda's Meandering Feathers design was chosen to tie together the assortment of stars. Batting: Hobbs 80/20. Threads: rayon and metallic.

Paula Carter

236*

Carol Thompson

Thompson

Theme

Sunflower

90" x 100"

Looking forward is long arm quilting, looking back is the hand piecing in the sun flowers. Learning the long arm is symbolized by a sunflower. Seeds created desire and promise for future. Today's effort is imperfectly beautiful.

Carol Thompson

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Nordine Tudor

Tudor

Wall

Birthday Heart for Frances

48" x 69"

Quilt for Mother in-law's 88th birthday. Designed using Electric Quilt software. Log cabin block with longest side gold fabric for outside border.

Nordine Tudor

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Norine Tudor

Tudor

Wall

PHD Stars Pledge of Allegiance

52" x 68"

Personally hand designed stars was a San Lorenzo Adult School quilt class project. The backing fabric inspired my choice of star fabric and the Pledge of Allegiance quilting.

Norine Tudor

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Debbie Vespa

Vespa

Heirloom

"Around the Twist"

89" x 107"

Pattern, "Sew Many Quilts" magazine, May/June 1998. Fabrics from The Quilt Sampler in Springfield, MO, all cotton. Hobbs Heirloom premium cotton batting. Mother Goose cotton thread. Quilting pattern, "Fantasy Floral Collection" by Marcia Stevens.

Debbie Vespa

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Gayle Wallace

Wallace

Art

Storm in the Studio

55" x 79"

This was an original design by Gertrude. The challenge was working in a studio under construction. Hobbs 80/20 cotton batt was used. Cotton and polyester threads were used. The netting was placed over the quilt.

Gertrude Embree

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Karren Watson

Watson

Juvenile

Karren's Chickens

53" x 63"

From a pattern "My Black Hen" by Cheri Saffiote. I made some changes including making it bigger. Hobbs 80/20 batting and a mixture of machine stitching were used.

Karren Watson

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Karren Watson

Watson

Heirloom

My Grandmothers Dresden Plate

82" x 100"

Eleanor appliquéd the old Dresden plates of her grandmother on new muslin blocks and used greens for borders and sashing. I quilted it to look as much as possible like her grandmother might have quilted it. Hobbs 80/20 cotton batt.

Eleanor Palmer

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Ione Ewert Whitney

Whitney

Theme

Cousin Marie's Favorite

66" x 88"

Third in series "Quilts from the Past to the Future". This pattern from the 1940's was given to my aunts Anna and Lena Ewert after their cousin Marie Ewert Gerdes died. She was known for her needlework.

Marked by Doug

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Jane Whittle

Whittle

Theme

New England Crossroads

82" x 71"

My inspiration to complete this quilt was the challenge of designing my first picture quilt. Using my home of New England as a backdrop theme.

Sandra Scott

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Brenda J. Wiles

Wiles

Heirloom

Blackford's Beauty

80" x 93"

My husband, Mike, chose the colors. After SID and binding we decided to add original motifs and panto graph to accentuate the design. Cotton Candy, by Norma Sharp panto was used in the outer border.

Brenda J. Wiles and Linda Rodgers

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Brenda J. Wiles

Wiles

Wall

Spring Sun Shadow

29" x 54"

A branch of leaves done in metallic thread is free motion quilted over a practice SID piece I did for instructor, Kathleen Bissett. Quilter's Dream batting.

Kathleen Bissett

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Pat Willis

Willis

Theme

Sam's Quilt for Sarah

90" x 97"

An American Patchwork pattern designed by Jane Juisingh, pieced by my sister, Pam. Quilting patterns by Hari Walner 20/80 Hobbs batting. Made for my daughter Sarah for her 23rd birthday.

Pam Thomas

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Pat Willis

Willis

Theme

Bears in the Woods

84" x 100"

The quilting theme for this quilt was snow and Bears, a stippling design of clouds was used to accent the theme. We felt we needed a quilting design in the flying geese, they are an original design by artist Bill Garrett.

Pam Thomas

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Sharon K. Witt

Witt

Miscellaneous

Flower Basket (Medallion Style)

72" x 72"

I was inspired to quilt this project after attending the 1999 Showcase. I used a variety of threads including rayon, metallic, and variegated. Quilting techniques include stitch in the ditch, stippling, continuous line and free style.

Sharon K. Witt

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Judy Woodworth

Woodworth

Overall Design

Flaming Flowers - (2nd Overall Pantograph)

58" x 78"

Original Bargello design. Used silver, red and green thread to show off the feeling of flaming peaks and slopes. Used Hobbs 80/20 batting.

Judy Woodworth

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Judy Woodworth

Woodworth

Wearable

Purple Lady - (1st Wearable)

n/a

Jacket and Bag quilting inspired by Linda Taylor's classes. 80/20 Hobbs batting. Jean stitch variegated thread. Jacket and bag are totally quilted on a long arm by free hand. One sleeve used an adaptation of a commercial stencil, the rest are original.

Judy Woodworth

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Judy Woodworth

Woodworth

Art

Dream Pond - (Teacher Ribbon)

75" x 85"

Fish inspired by antique broach. Sewing inspired by Linda Taylor. Many items were sewn 1st on water soluble stabilizer then attached to quilt. Quilted 1st level then enveloped quilt and requilted. 80/20 Hobbs batting.

Judy Woodworth

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Cindy Young

Young

Wall

Hawaiian Vacation - (3rd Wall)

44" x 44"

My husband and I learned Hawaiian appliqué in Kauai on our vacation. We hand dyed the fabric for this project using Carol Falbert's "smoosh" technique!

Cindy Young

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Cindy Young

Young

Wall

Lady Liberty goes to Hawaii

50" x 50"

Jack and I made this quilt for the wedding of two very special people. They are pictured on the back.

Cindy Young & Jack Davis

 

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