Tuesday, June 14, 2016

QCNYS Lines and Angles Challenge Winners

                                   QCNYS CHALLENGE WINNERS
                              The Lines and Angles of New York State

The 24 entries in this year's challenge were exciting, varied and exhibited a grand array of quilting techniques with flair and expertise. Juror Eugenia Barnes exclaimed over each and every one while seeking to identify the twelve that will travel to various quilt shows over the 2016 show season.

As curator of this endeavor and on behalf of the QCNYS Board of Directors it is my great pleasure to announce the results:

Best of Show: One piece chosen as a unique and lovely interpretation of the theme
Reflections on a Winter Day by Ann Hawkins, Lake to Lake Guild

Exemplary: Six entries chosen for outstanding, high style visual imagery (alphabetic order)
'Seams' to Me, it's NYC by Joyce Blowers, Genesee Valley Quilt Club
Golden Hour at Charlotte Pier by Sue Donovan, Genesee Valley Quilt Club
Seven Corners Crossing by Mary Knapp, North Country Quilt Guild
Excelsior by Jo Anne Powell, Eastern Long Island Quilt Guild
Lines & Angles of Letchworth by Elaine Ross, Museum Guild of Batavia
Dresden Switch Back by Liz Scott, Genesee Valley Quilt Club

Complementary: Five entries chosen for overall visual impact (alphabetic order)
Canal Locks in Lockport circa 1825 by Marcia Birken, Genesee Valley Quilt Club
One World Trade Center by Jessie Drew-Cates, Genesee Valley Quilt Club
Snow Flakes in NY by Gail Holmes, Lake to Lake Guild
Autumnal Lanes by Mary McEvoy, Genesee Valley Quilt Club
The Line That Binds by Margaret Miyaki, Genesee Valley Quilt Club 

Quarterly Membership meeting

Tomorrow is the quarterly meeting of the QCNYS to be held at St, Januarius church in Naples, NY.   Caren Betlinski is the featured speaker and she does awesome thread painting work.   Meanwhile......ponder this for some much needed humor these days.....I'm sure we can all relate!