The Smoky Mountain Quilt Guild Show took place in Maryville, Tennessee last week. There were over 1650 visitors who came to see the exhibit of 175 quilts. The submissions were mostly from Tennessee quilters. Forty-five quilts were sent from 17 other states. All the quilts can be viewed in a slide show here on the guild's website.
I'd like to share the quilts that won the special award ribbons (click to see post about ribbons) since I was in charge of those. The person's name who created the ribbon's rosette is in parenthesis behind the award title.
BEST IN SHOW BED QUILT AWARD (Nellie Durand)
"Vintage Button Bouquet"
by Linda M. Roy of Knoxville, Tennessee
"Serengeti At Twilight"
by Leona Harden of New Tazewell, Tennessee
EXCELLENCE IN HAND WORKMANSHIP AWARD (Linda Roy)
by Mary E. Piper of Racine, Wisconsin
EXCELLENCE IN MACHINE WORKMANSHIP AWARD
"Birds Of A Feather"
by Peggy Garwood of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee
INNOVATIVE DESIGN AWARD (Tone Haugen-Cogburn)
by Lissie Turnage of Johnson City, Tennessee
SURFACE EMBELLISHMENT AWARD (Bridget Wilson Matlock)
"There Is Nothing Sissy About A Pansy"
by Bonnie Ouellette of Seneca, South Carolina
JUST FOR FUN AWARD (Sheila Rauen)
"Games And Toys For Girls And Boys"
SCRAP QUILT AWARD (Melissa Carter)
by Geraldine Couturier of Knoxville, Tennessee
TRADITIONAL DESIGN AWARD (Gloria Felter)
"A Walk In A Springtime Garden"
by Ann B. Meyer of Maryville, Tennessee
by Leslie Hinson of Knoxville, Tennessee
IRENE WYLIE MEMORIAL AWARD (Tone Haugen-Cogburn)
by Donna Davis of Aiken, South Carolina
JUDGE'S CHOICE AWARD (Nellie Durand)
"Through My Eyes"
by Christine Bryden of Mosheim, Tennessee
VIEWER'S CHOICE AWARD (Nellie Durand)
by Mary Ramsey Keasler of Cleveland, Tennessee