Thursday 2 October 2014

1514 aka The Horse wins Best of Show

 I was totally blown away last week when Grosvenor Shows phoned to tell me my quilt 1514 aka The Horse had won Best in Show and Best large wall hanging. I'm always a bit stunned to get a phone call like that, I still can hardly get my head around the fact that I am an award winning quilter.You can see some of the process of making this quilt in this post 1514 aka The Horse....

Me and my Mum with my award winning quilt... 

Best Large Wall Hanging Award
I also won a Jugdes Choice award from Merrilyn Orr

Best of Show Award from David Drummond Sewing Machines.... David was actually born in Hawick

My Friend and customer Liz Villalobos also won Best Bed Quilt and I won Best Longarm Quilter for her quilt Astrum Pennequae

My quilt Strip Polka won a 3rd Prize ribbon in the theme category 'diamonds'.

My quilt Portland Points won a 3rd prize too in the large wall hanging category.

I had tough competition from Birgit Shueller from Germany who won runner Up Champion with her quilt Shooting Stars.

Hand Quilting from Andrea Stracke also from Germany

Andrea's Ribbons

My friend Rhianons quilt 'Fruit Salad' on the left with her ribbons

Rhianon's Tropical Fish

Rhianon with our quilts, you can visit Rhianons blog here

Loved this African themed quilt by Freda Oxnam

Fabulous Quilt commemorating  100 years since the 1st World War.... if any one can give me the name of the maker I'd be grateful and pleased to include it....

I finished off with a little retail therapy by adding to my collection of Bonnie Hunter books with Susan at the Kaleidoscope Books stand...

All in all a very enjoyable if not tiring weekend....


  1. Congratulations!!! I remember when first starting quilting and look how far you have come.....
    Beautiful Work!!

  2. Congratulations!
    It's well deserved...your work is beautiful.

  3. Congratulations Kay! Very exciting, I'm sure

  4. Congratulations Kay!! I remember when you posted this quilt on MQR, I was blown away with all the detail. We deserved wins!!!

  5. Congratulations! You are the best!

  6. Wow - congratulations. Your work is beautiful!


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