HMQS Top Winners!

HMQS  added a modern quilt category for the first time this year!  The quilt show was  held in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 9th-11th. The category for the show is defined below.

Modern: Quilts that are functional, include bold colors, and are inspired by modern design. Minimalism, asymmetry, expansive negative space, and alternate grid work are often a part of modern quilt compositions, as are improvisational piecing and solid fabrics. Perimeter 220”- 480” Must be three layers; backing, batting and quilt top. What a great opportunity for all of us to show off our modern quilts.   HMQS_Quiltcon-ad-web-newsletter-side-Dec-3   With over 25 quilts juried and over 30 for display the show was beautiful. Below are the top two winners as well as a few highlights! Thank you everyone for entering.

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1st place in the modern category:
Ellen Stallard
Watertown, TN
Quilt name: Simple

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2nd place winner
Debbie Neilsen
Mapleton, Utah
Quilt name: Fire and Water Under the Bridge

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Teachers Choice
Katie at From the Blue Chair
Jumbo Star
Salt Lake MQG

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Marci Elmer
Madrona Road Challenge
Salt Lake MQG

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Kayli Taylor and Sarah Oviatt
Untitled
Salt Lake MQG

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Rachel McPhail
Madrona Road Challenge
Salt Lake MQG

For more photos and information on the show, Christa at Christa Quilts! wrote up a blog post here.

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