|Nancy Tubbs introducing me
|Jack and Dottie Cox
|Dee and Vern Brunner
|Steve and Dessie Carptener, Bill McCabe
|final day in casual clothes
|Sisters Jeanne Lematta and Colleen Wilson
|Brother Bob Adams and son Bill DeJarlais
|Sister Colleen Wilson, son Bill DeJarlais and me
|Al Roth, Joanne Roth, Bill DeJarlais, Jeanne Lematta, Colleen Wilson,
Bob Adams, Beverly Adams, Becky Adams
|Judy Mezen, lifelong friend
I exhibited 114 quilts spanning 50 years of quilt making. Most of my early quilts were bed sized and hand quilted. There were quilts made for high school graduation presents, anniversary quilts, quilts made for classes that I taught, lap quilts, wall quilts, and many of my recent art quilts.
It was so much fun to collect all of these quilts back from the owners. It gave me a chance to see a lot of people and reminisce about the making of the quilts. I also was able to get some of them washed to nearly new condition again, add hanging sleeves, and in some cases, add a signature label.
During the show, I was really thrilled to see all of the people turn up and to see so many of my quilts exhibited in one place at the same time.
A huge thanks goes out to Clark County Quilters for sponsoring this event; to Nancy Tubbs who organized the show and the helpers; to all of my friends and family for loaning back their quilts; and to my husband, Al Roth, for putting up with all the interruption in our lives and home while gearing up for the show, during the show, and its aftermath.