The auction last night was funny-weird! Kimmy Brunner and the auctioneer ran everything smoothly and the quilts went from $125 to $1500! We kept our hands folded in our laps so as not to spend any of our shopping cash accidentally.
I went through the show and saw my quilts there. It was a proud moment, even though neither one took a prize. The competition here is so stiff, only the best of the best get ribbons. The eye candy was overwhelming. I have posted the best of show here (quilted on a Bernina sit-down machine...YIPES!) as well as a few of the quilts I found to be the most stunning.
Tomorrow, we head out for Greenville, SC by way of Tupelo, MS to see Mr Wazoo's family and to present the youngsters with an eye spy quilt. It's kind of sad to go, but we do have customer quilts waiting for us in Florida!
Here is a peek at some of the highlights from the show.
|Best of Show, done on a Bernina home sewing machine|
|too bad the crystals don't show up here|
|Simple free pattern on Moda Bake Shop with unbelievable quilting|
|Gina Perkes wonderful pictorial quilt|
|Wonderful traditional quilt with truly stupendous quilting|
|I L-O-V-E this border treatment!!!|
|Mr Wazoo takes in the splendor|
|another Kathy Wiggins teaching quilt for her students.|
|all the hand embroidery added to the details of the fairies in the picture|
|This won an award for the subject matter; Daddy coming home.|
|Hey! That's MINE!! Thanks to my friend Dori for letting me borrow it for the show.|
|Claudia Pfeill hamming it up in front of her award winning quilt|
|Detail from the basket quilt|
|I love this quilt. Traditional, but still contemporay|
|Mr Wazoo comparing my quilting to the really wonderful stuff. No contest!|