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Friday, May 20, 2011

Machine quilting

I am so delighted -
 I won a Special Best Domestic Machine  Quilting at the WAQA QUILTWEST Show that  is currently on in Perth at the Perth Convention Center in Western Australia.

How very wonderful is that!!!!
This could not have come at a better time :)
This is my winning quilt - Jean's Birthday Celebration.  You may see more photos and details of this quilt here .

Isn't that wonderful - I would like to thank Carla Barret of Feathered Fibers for encouraging me to enter.
This was something I had never considered. 
Also Jean kindly let me have the quilt back to enter, so no doublt she will be pleased to know her quilt has had a fantastic win for me - and to have it back :)
I had done one of Carla's classes with Quilt Whispering late last year, and this really encouraged me
to keep practising with my Machine quilting and the designing!!

24 comments:

Char said...

Congratulations Joan! That's wonderful.

Sheila said...

Congratulations Joan , you deserve this prize your machine quilting is really amazing!

Kathy said...

Congratulations Joan, well deserved!!
I took Carla's Quilt Whisperer online class over a year ago at MQR and it was fabulous. I wonder if we were in the same class? :)

Diane said...

Congratulations! well deserved!

Ethne said...

Woo Woo congratulations on your win - you deserve it as that table runner is a stunning piece

LaDonna and Diana said...

Congratulations, Joan! Of course, I'm not surprised!

LaDonna

Linda said...

CONGRATULATIONS Joan!!! That so awesome! And you deserve it too because your quilting is exquisite!

Janet said...

Congratulations Joan, a great big thrill for you. It's a beautiful piece and well deserved.

Emma said...

Congratulations, that's wonderful!

matate10 said...

Beautiful quilt, Joan!! Cpngratulations on the win!!!!

corina said...

Congratulations Joan! You definitely are deserving of the award!

Raylene Smith said...

wow, bet you are feeling very proud...and deservedly so...it's a beautiful quilt, congratulations...

Crispy said...

Well I must say that I'm not the least surprised with your win. You have become so very talented with your quilting my friend :0)

Congratulations!!!!!

Crispy

Patricia said...

Congrats Joan I've always liked looking at all your free motion quilting. Keep up the great work

Frances Leate said...

Congratulations Joan on winning the prize. Your work is wonderful and it is well deserved. Happy stitching!

Chartreuse Moose said...

Wow...done good! I'm glad I'm not the only one to notice your outstanding talent! Your entry piece is stunning as usual...just amazing! I've no idea why, but I can't stop comparing your delightful quilting to the magnificent frosting on grand wedding cakes! Yum and yum! Big hugs and happy stitching!

skye said...

It is a well deserved award, that is a stunning quilt. Congratulations!

Tilde said...

Congratulations ! And so very well deserved. You do awesome quilting ... at least if what you show here on the blog is representative of your work. Way to go !

Paul said...

Congratulations!

Quilt Rat said...

Well I would have to say that,that is pretty darned WONDERFUL!!
Congratulations on a well deserved win....too bad you were unable to attend the show in person. It is ALWAYS exciting to see your own work exhibited...hope this win encourages you to enter more often....we all want to get a chance to see such lovely works up close and in person.
BRAVO!!!!

Deanna said...

YAY YOU! Your work is lovely and it doesn't surprise me that the judges agree.

Kim S said...

Congrats Joan... you earn it!!! Your quilting is fabulous!

sandgroper14 said...

Well deserved! You do some absolutey stunning work that's not really able to be shown by any photos. Congratulations, Joan.

Ivory Spring said...

Congratulations, Joan. I am not surprised at all that you won! You are an inspiration.