Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner!


My quilt, Too Much Chicken has placed at AQS Chattanooga.


Update: I won an Honorable Mention in the Wall Quilts, Long Arm Quilted Category.



I don't know what it's won, but It is certainly something I never expected. I made the quilt on a lark as the result of an funny dinner conversation and never expected it to be anything more than a couch quilt. But Gerald Roy told me to submit it to AQS Paducah, and it was accepted there, to my astonishment. From there it went to Syracuse and Grand Rapids, now Chattanooga and will soon be shown in Des Moines.

My quilt isn't quilted to within an inch of its life, as many show quilts are. In fact, when my Mom told me "You're going to win a prize one of these days," when we were at AQS Syracuse last year, I said "No, Ma. My quilts aren't quilted enough." So it was a lot of fun to hear her say, "I told you so!" when I told her about the win yesterday.

The list of winners will be here: http://www.quiltweek.com/past-winners after 9 AM Central time on Wednesday September 14, 2016. The quit will be on display from Sept 14 through the 17th.

So again, if anybody is going to the AQS show in Chattanooga, keep an eye out for the Chicken quilt and take a selfie with it and send it to me at patcherymenagerie AT gmail DOT com.

AND... I've got two small barn quilts on exhibit in a special show at AQS Chattanooga and AQS Des Moines. You can see the Henniker Barn and the Pig Farm Barn quilts there.

Hot Diggity!

PS: Thanks Rebecca for the updated blog post title!

18 comments:

Sarah said...

Congratulations!!!! How fun to finally "place". Can't wait to see what you've won!!

Cherie in St Louis said...

Woo hoo!!! Awesome, wonderful, happy feet news!!!!! Can't wait to see Too Much Chicken hanging with its ribbon 😃

Pat said...

Congratulations!!

Quiltdivajulie said...

Happy dance time!!!!!! I will take photos later today and send them along after class. So happy for you! If only our waitress thar night knew what that conversation led to ...

Judy Cloe said...

I am really happy I will get to see your quilt in Chattanooga! I only wish your birds were there as well. Congratulations!

Linda Swanekamp said...

I saw it in Syracuse and I loved it! It is so much fun. Still unable to get to the Liberated Bird pattern I bought from you. I am chomping at the bit!

Ruth said...

Congratulations. I am not a bit surprised that you won. I love the quilt but I really love the story behind it and the cleverness of all of the wording.

Millie said...

Judy, hopefully next year!!

Millie said...

Email me directly Linda.

Millie said...

Thanks so much, Ruth.

Judy in Michigan said...

Just saw the results - Honorable Mention - Wall Quilts, Long Arm Quilted. Congratulations!!! That ribbon will need a place of honor in your home! Happy for you!!

Allison said...

So excellent - and so well deserved!

Rebecca said...

Yahhhhh. Congratulations on the win....cause the quilt is a Winner winner chicken dinner kind of quilt!!!

NeverBored said...

Congratulations! Your quilts are always winners with me!

Mary Howland said...

Congrats! Your quilts are all award winners - some of the awards are invisible to the naked eye.

Megan said...

Well done that woman! Yahoooooo.

Megan
Sydney, Australia

The Devil Dog said...

You should know better than to argue with mom!

Congrats! Fine job! When's our next chicken/family dinner?

:)

Roxy's Mom

Sewgirl said...

Congratulation!!! I love that quilt. And you deserved that ribbon...good job!