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I put some quilts in the local show this weekend and look what I got!

I took first place in my category (pieced quilts over 245", professionally quilted), yippee! 
But the best was the judge's note, "meticulous workmanship."  I read that in the car after pick up last night and I was beaming.  I wanted to put the paper up on our fridge, but it's better to post it here.

It was a very good show over all, but made for a busy weekend.  I've got lots to catch up on, and after that, maybe a blog post on the quilt top I finished last week?


  1. Congratulations on your win! It's a beautiful quilt!

  2. Well done you! Excellent workwomanship indeed! It is a truly beautiful piece. Thanks for inspiring us all. JJ

  3. Congratulations! I missed seeing you at the show.

  4. Meticulous is your middle name! This is why I love your book so much. Congratulations!!!

  5. congrats Jess! beautiful quilt and well deserved comments and ribbon.

  6. YEA! Congratulations!! I love the way you've arranged the colors. And I'm sure your workmanship IS meticulous!!

  7. Congrats! That is just fabulous!!

  8. You deserved the ribbon and the comment! Congratulations. Christine and I were hoping to see you at the show. We enjoyed it!

  9. Congratulations! Well deserved!

  10. Hooray for you! That is a wonderful compliment, and well-deserved.

  11. congratulations! it's such a stunning quilt, that first place ribbon is definitely well-deserved.

  12. Congrats!!! Great work!

    I just finished a miniquilt top that I made from one of your patterns in your book- which I love! ;)

  13. Congrats! That's so exciting for you. I would definitely hang it on my fridge. You're never too old to hang your accomplishments on your fridge!!


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