Posted 8 months ago
By John Axtell
Festival Committee Chairman Janice McCallum says there were198 entries from 74 quilters, with displays and other items bring the total of fabric art pieces to nearly 250 pieces.
This year’s festival theme of A Quilt FANtasay…celebrating and requiring the use of the ‘fan block’ design…drew 74 entries with McCallum herself coming away with the win in the only judged competition of the festival.
There was a tie for Best of Theme honors between Charlotte Kriz of Chadron and Joyce Brooks of Rapid City, while another Rapid City quilter…Mary Ann Clark…took Best of Show.
Best of Show Mary Ann Clark, Rapid City, S.D.
Best of Theme: (tie) Joyce Crooks, Rapid City, S.D., Charlotte Kriz, Chadron
Large hand quilted: 1. Carol Wacker, Hemingford 2. Deb Soester, Crawford
Large, non-professionally machine quilted: 1 Patty Calhoun, Whitney 2. (tie) Vina Bronson, Hay Springs, Carol Lewin, Hay Springs
Small hand quilted: 1. Vivian Spencer, Alliance 2. Judi Frahm, Crawford
Small professionally machine quilted: 1. Marlene Heiting, Hay Springs 2. (tie) Sharon Hardin, Gordon, Martha Woodhouse, Gordon
Small non-professionally machine quilted: 1. Katy Miller, Chadron 2. Cheryl Johnson, Hay Springs
Applique quilts: 1. Jolene Pieper, Hay Springs 2. Carol Doyle, Rapid City, S.D.
Tied quilts 1. Patricia Speer, Chadron 2. Clifford E. Rininger, Rushville
Art quilts: 1. Jolene Pieper, Hay Springs 2. Kathaleen Mead, Burwell
Miniature quilts: 1. Donna Mittleider, Rapid City, S.D. 2. Donna Mittleider, Rapid City, S.D.
Miscellaneous: 1. Deann Jensen, Hay Springs 2. Vi Lembke, Hemingford
Youth quilts 1. Kylah Rudloff, Crawford
Challenge quilts: 1. Janice McCallum, Chadron 2. Janice McCallum, Chadron.