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Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend 2012 Quilt Show

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Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend 2012 Quilt Show

Friday, June 22nd (10am - 7pm) and Saturday, June 23rd (10am - 4pm)

at Big Sky High School, 3100 South Ave. W. Missoula, MT


100 Theme - All Others

1st and also the Geneva Winner (i.e. Best in Show) - A Star to Sleep Under, Myrna Nyberg

2nd - Texas Truffle, Jolene Ellerton

3rd - Prairie Star, Sherri Leischner


200 Theme - Wall Hanging (Max 144" Perimeter)

1st - Kaanapali Beach , Michelle Baker 


2nd - Starburst, Vicky Nicholas 


3rd - A Rooster with Diamonds is a Chick's Best Friend 



300 Hand quilted

1st - Fans & Feathers, Marguerite Shattuck 

2nd - Super Nova in Space Junk, Karen Winther 

3rd - State Flowers, Betty Gauld 



400 Pieced - Queen/King (84" X 92" or Larger)

1st - When Children Dream, Mary Lu Etzel 

2nd - Island Memories, Jackie Lukasik 

3rd - Gray and Green Fusion, Karen Winther 


500 Wools

1st - Garden Thyme, Terry Vick 

2nd - Christmas Wooly, Terry Vick 

3rd - Sew What's in Your Basket, Cindy Thiel 


600 Other techniques

1st - Shaman Chicken - Wild Thing, Robin Hall 

2nd - Snow Days, Mary Lu Etzel 

3rd - Cottage Garden Quilt 


700 Paper-pieced

1st - Wedding Star, Bonnie Moon 

2nd - Birds of a Feather, Sandy Eisinger 

3rd - 50th Wedding Anniversary, Colleen Toman 


800 Exchange Groups

1st - Stars for Care Net, Bonnie Moon & Tuesday Group 

2nd - Special, Special, Special, Betty Toczek 

3rd - Quick, Look Out My Window, There are Fairies in My Garden, Myrna Nyberg & Joyce Auer 

3rd - Flowers in My Garden, Joyce Auer & Myrna Nyberg 

3rd - Twisted, Suzanne Sterrett 


900 Art Quilts/Original Designs Small (Under 144" Perimeter)

1st - Cows - O'Hanlon Coulee Rd., Ellie Malloch 

2nd - Cats, Connie Running & The Other Misfits:  Ann Ervwin, Linda Papke, Tottie Parmeter, Lisa Walser 

3rd - Under the Sea, Connie Running 


1000 Pieced - Twin (63" X 87") Approximate

1st - Baxter, Jeanne Brown 

2nd - Monet's Garden, Dolores Seielstad 

3rd - Ruby in the Sky with Diamonds, Chris Milodragovich 


1100 Appliqué - Hand

1st - Rum Punch, Martha Robertson 

2nd - Garden Wall, Barb Hagler 

3rd - Pajama Party, Mary Lu Etzel


1200 Quilt Show Virgin (never enter a quilt show before)

1st - My Obsession, June Brown 

2nd - Carolina Patchwork - Sweet Garden, Debie Schmidt 

3rd - Tom's Elk Quilt, Tina Lugibihl 


1300 Classes & Workshops

1st - Bluebird Stars, Robin Hall 

2nd - BOM - Deer Lodge, Peggy Floyd 

3rd - Midnight Glow Batik Beauty, Marsh Kronsperger

3rd - Los Tenagos, Lorinda Lie with Mexico City Quilt Guild


1400 Nine Patch

1st - Nine Patch Exchange, Colleen Toman 

2nd - For the Quilter, Chris Milodragovich 

2nd - Merry Christmas to All, Elaine Wallace

3rd - Nine Patch Flower Garden, Peggy Floyd 

3rd - ???


1500 Home Décor - Table runners, Pillows, Placemats

1st - Poinsetta, Mary Lu Etzel 

2nd - Pineapple Delight, Joyce Auer 

3rd - Poppies, Mary Lu Etzel


1600 Bags & Baskets

1st - Crane Tote, Jean Sautter

2nd - Turtle Bag, Michelle Baker


2nd - Embroidery Project Bag, Cynthia Spethman 

3rd - Cathy's Batik Bag, Cathy Stanke 


1700 Clothing

1st - Debbie's Diamonds Jacket, Jean Sautter 

2nd - Many Colors, Frog Pond, Western Dreams, Emily Dix 

3rd - Cat's Meow, Nancy Jo Swartz 


1800 Juniors - Not Judged


1900 Civil War

1st - Reminisce, Betsy Odegard 

2nd - Civil War Chronicles, Helen Treichel 

3rd - Untitled, Jolene Ellerton 

3rd - Untitled, Vi Olson 


2000 Baby Quilts for Boys & Girls

1st - Baby Buggy Quilt, Jeanne Brown 

2nd - Cherished Memories, Barb Hagler 

3rd - Wheel of Fortune


2100 Medallions

1st - Courthouse Rotunda, Peggy Holt 

2nd - From the Heart, Jackie Lukasik 

3rd - Hawaiian Dream, Michelle Baker


2200 Pieced - Full 78" X 87") Approximate

1st - Black Eyed Susans, Colleen Toman 

2nd - Melinda's Heart, Debie Schmidt 

3rd - StarLight StarBright, Marsha Kronsperger


2300 Log Cabin

1st - Eureka, Andrea Wold 

2nd - Log Cabin, Betty Toczek 

3rd - What Happened at Retreat?, Calli Baker


2400 Wall Hangings, Small (Max 80" Perimeter)

1st - Vicky's Small Wallhanging, Vicky Nicholas 

2nd - Flying Geese, Susan Owen 

3rd - Quarter Square Triangles, Susan Owen


2500 Scrap

1st - Ocean Waves, Susan Owen 

2nd - Scrappy Mountains, Peggy Floyd 

3rd - Granny Squares, Fran Turner


2600 Round & Row Robin

1st - Not My Grandma's Quilt, Twisted Tomatoes 


2nd - Autumn Leaves, Robin Hall & Tuesday Quilt Group 

3rd - My Row By Row, Jacqueline Reimers


2700 Holiday

1st - Believe, Terry Vick 

2nd - Christmas Joy, Terry Vick 

3rd - Sparkling Snowmen, Kathleen Rosencrans 


2800 Machine quilted - other than Long Arm Quilters

1st - A Visit to Sisters, Cindy Slagel 

2nd - Hornet's Nest Mystery, Jean Sautter 


2900 Stars

1st - Mariner's Star, Phyllis Wright 

2nd - Lone Star, Cynthia Spethman 

3rd - Sleeping Under the Stars


3000 Art Quilts/Original Designs Large (Over 144" Perimeter)

1st - Fall - On the Road to Two Medicine 

2nd - Lupine on the Rattlesnake Trailhead 

3rd - Haystack Butte Trilogy, Judy Hartz


3100 Triangles

1st - Leftovers?  Again?, Chris Milodragovich 

2nd - Scrap Nine Patch, Colleen Toman 

3rd - Dawn in a Winter Forest, Gladys Hardin


3200 Wall Hangings, Large (Over 144" Perimeter, but under Lap Size)

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2nd - Chicken ala Calli Lou, Tracey McGrann & Calli Baker 


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3300 Appliqué - Machine

1st - Diane's Garden, Mary Haddon 

2nd - Beach Walk, Mary Lu Etzel 

3rd - Little Red Barns, Laurel Henley 


3400 Wall Hangings, Medium (81" Min To 144" Max Perimeter)

1st - My Favorite Armadillo, Heidi Bakula 

2nd - Doogie, Calli Baker 

3rd - Five Chickens, Sue Wehmeyer 

3500 Pieced - Lap (48" X 60") Approximate


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We would appreciate it very much if you would forward this flyer to anyone you know who would enjoy being inspired by our wonderful quilts and quilt show activities.  Thank you in advance for your help in spreading the word!


Bling Contest - Bling it to the Quilt Show Breakfast on Saturday, June 23rd.  Bling yourself, bling something else, just bling it!  We don't know the categories but there will be prizes




Committee Chairs - Click on the links below for individual committee contact information.  The committees are broken into 3 sub-groups by Co-chair:


Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend Quilt Registration Form 2012 pg1.pdf and Quilt Registration Form 2012 pg2.pdf

Once your registration is filled out, please make a photo copy of the first page for your own records.  Forms are due May 9, 2012... the deadline has been extended to May 19, 2012!


EQ Display -The Missoula Electric Quilters will have a display of items designed (and maybe even made) by EQ.  IF you have something you'd like to display in our booth, give us a call/ email.  Sue Wehmeyer 406-241-7056 mikeorsue@gmail.com


Fabric Raffle Baskets -   1st basket is Geometric fabrics and the 2nd basket is Quilter's Choice  Please bring 1/2 yard cuts to guild meetings to fill the baskets with good quality quilting fabric.  If you have questions email Allyson Baldwin @ allyoop722@hotmail.com.


Featured Quilters:  Besty Odegard & Rose Rademan


Guild Only Raffle Quilt 

Tickets will be available at January's meeting, $5 each with a limit of two per each quild member.


Hoffman Challenge -Make something using a decernable amount of the 2011 (yes, 11) Hoffman Challenge fabric.  It's an Asian, green, floral fab.  All entries will be displayed at the 2012 quilt show along with the traveling winners from the 2011 challenge.  Entrants will not be judged but will recieve a special challenge ribbon.  Questions??  Sue Wehmeyer  at  mikeorsue@gmail.com.


Raffle Quilt

Tickets ($1 each or 6 for $5) go on sale in January.

Drawing will be held Saturday, June 23, at 3:30 pm, at Big Sky High School.  Need not be present to win.

We cannot sell tickets online; however, you may contact Martha Robertson, marthaandgreg@yahoo.com for ticket sale information.

Tickets will be on sale at most Missoula county quilt stores.

















Thursday, June 21st from 10am till its done! 


Trunk Show - 2011 Hoffman Challenge


Vendors - any vendors who have questions or would like to contact someone regarding the show please email mqgquiltshow@gmail.com

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