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Lake Norman Quilt show

Several members of the Lake Norman Quilters (and many of their husbands and a son!!!)  gathered yesterday afternoon to hang our quilt show.  230 quilts were hung in about 4 1/2 hours – a pretty incredible feat! 

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2009 LNQ quilt show 005

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Once the quilts were hung, the winners were announced and ribbons given out.  A committee of 9 ladies worked this year to make our ribbons:


Jean Newman made these teensy little yo-yo ribbons for our winners to wear on their name tags. When you’re at the show, look for ladies with these on their nametags- you’ll know they won a ribbon in the show.

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One of my quilts, “Cold Foot Contest”, won first place in its category:


I’ll post more pictures tomorrow once I’m able to walk around the show and find all the winners. But I had to share Best of Show. I’m so excited for my friend who won! Susan Brubaker Knapp made this quilt and it’s the one her new book is based on:

best of show

If you’re in the area we’d love to have you come see the quilts. And we have many wonderful quilt vendors and one lady with hand dyed yarns!!!

Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
East Mooresville Intermediate School
1711 Landis Highway, Mooresville NC 28115

If you need directions to the show or want more information, please go to the webpage for our group. It contains a down-loadable PDF with a map and general information.


About delanequilts

Full time wife, mother, grandmother; friend to many; crazy aunt to a few. Avid lover of reading; 'making something from nothing'; karate! (Tang Soo!); nature and gardening though trying to cut back on time spent pulling weeds! Lover of essential oils!

3 responses »

  1. Congratulations on your win!!!

    I will miss the hand-dyed yarn lady. I so wanted to get another hank of dyed rayon yarn………..

    Wish I could be there!

  2. Hey DeLane,

    Congratulations! I remember seeing that work-in-progress in your studio in 2007. Absolutely beautiful!!


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