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QuiltCon: Day 1. Awards.

Wow. QuiltCon is a lot to take in. I’m glad I’ll be here for a few days.

I’m taking a little break and thought I’d go ahead and post some quick pics from the morning from the awards ceremony.

I don’t envy the judges, because I would have had the toughest time. There are soo many amazing quilts, and I’m not just saying that. There’s a good range of work that is technically and visually strong too.

Here’s the quilt that won Best of Show. It’s by Victoria Findlay Wolfe and is seriously so amazing.

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And obviously much deserved. Love the fabrics. Love it all.

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Quilting excellence winner–also incredible. Karen Anderson-Abraham from Santa Barbara.

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And then, a TOTAL honor for me was getting Best Machine Quilting for my Local quilt. Wow. Totally blows my mind. (notice my supercool “I

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My lil shirts got some love by placing 3rd in the miniature category.

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There are so many others, and I’ve basically just done a preliminary sweep. The plan is to bite off a row at a time over the next few days.

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