Quilt Show

Challenge Quilt for 2019

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The challenge theme is Rose of Sharon. For all the details, click here.

Red and White Exhibit

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When you are at the quilt show be inspired by the red and white exhibit to give you ideas to make a red and white quilt of your own for the 2020 40th Anniversary quilt show.

Step Stools Needed

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I misspoke last night at the meeting. I should’ve asked for step STOOLS not ladders.

Carrie Zizza

Quilt Show Drop Off

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If having your quilts judged they must be brought to Merrimac Public Library , Rt110 ( just down past The Red Barn) – function room door on right end of building , on Wednesday, Sept 26th between 8:00am- 8:30 am.

If quilts are NOT being judged they must be brought to Hope Church in Newburyport on Thursday, September 27th between 8:15 am – 10:00 am. Come in front main entrance for check in.

Be sure to pick up supplies needed to label your quilt and your quilt bag at the meeting this month.

Quilt Show Needs

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There’s less than 2 weeks before our quilt show! We have lots of things that are needed and we need your help.

  1. Please make a quilt to donate to our charity project, Maris Center in Salisbury, which houses women in transition and will gladly accept quilts of any size.
  2. Please make a small item for the Silent Auction. All of the Silent Auction revenue will be donated to Pettengill House. This charity provides food for the hungry in our community.
  3. Please bring fat quarters, American Girl outfits and lottery tickets to the meeting so that we can prepare those items for the penny raffle.
  4. White Elephant items and completed raffle baskets will be accepted at the meeting on the 21st and on the morning of Thursday the 28th during setup.

Quilt Show 2014 Ribbons Awarded

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Merrimack Valley Quilt Guild 2014 Quilt Show Awards

Best of Show 303 – Pat Lucey

1st Place 103 – Pat Lucey
2nd Place 112 – Stella M. Blunt
3rd Place 110 – Deb Kelso

1st Place 222 – Suzi Calderwood
2nd Place 309 – Signe Kaleel
3rd Place 204 – Marianne Karp

1st Place 305 – Ann Hockmeyer
2nd Place 313 – Patty Doucette
3rd Place 316 – Lin Caiado

1st Place 416 – Susan Mohn
2nd Place 413 – Beverly Vahle
3rd Place 417 – Susan Mohn

1st Place 708 – Elizabeth Swan
2nd Place 603 – Sue Harnden
3rd Place 604 – Sue Harnden

Honorable Mention
1st Place 110- Deb Kelso
2nd Place 113 – Carol Sullivan

Judge’s Choice 324 – Maggie Judd

1st Place 501 – Beverly Vahle

Best Hand Quilting 112 – Stella M. Blunt

Best Domestic Machine Quilting 413 – Beverly Valle

Best Short, Mid, Longarm Machine Quilting 305 – Ann Hockmeyer

Best Original Design 416 – Susan Molin

Best Pieced 313 – Patty Doucette

Best Applique 233 – Gail Wozniak

Best in Color 309 – Signe Kaleel

Chairperson’s Choice, Jane Hamel: 210  Carol Sullivan

Chairperson’s Choice, Layne Rando: 315  Sheila Ramsden

Honorable Mention: 214  Linda Lydecker


1st Place – Carol Robinson
2nd Place – Bev Valle
3rd Place – Pat Lucey

Vendor’s Choice

Adele Scott Design Studio, Orleans, MA: 303 Pat Lucey
Annelle’s Originals and The Victorian Cupboard Sewing Studio: 302 Pat Lucey
Arbonne Health & Wellness: 401 Jeanne Robertson
Bits ‘n Pieces Quilt Shop: 128 Dorothy Tyler
Evergreen Country Primitives Shop and Jacqueline Paton Designs: 323 Maggie Judd
Inspired Layers: 404 Susan Sisson
Mary Rose’s Quilts & Treasures: 313 Patty Doucette
Nashua Sew & Vac: 205 Nancy Karp
Sew Fresh Fabrics: 206 Mary Ginn
Snowbunny Quilts: 713 Carrie Zizza
The Quilted Shamrock Quilt Shop: 312 Joanne Burns
The Red Barn Sewing & Yarn Center: 327 Roseann Ricketson
This and That: 233 Gail Wozniak