SAVE THE DATE!  

2017 GEMS OF THE PRAIRIE QUILT SHOW

AUGUST 26th and 27th

Peoria Civic Center

 

 

2017 Confirmed Quilt Show Vendors

Bolines LLC                            

414 Olympic Drive

Bloomingon,Il. 61704

888-214-3819

becky@bolines.com

Contact: Becky Boline

 

TJ Woodworm & Blue Essence

26484 Pine Creek Lane

Stueben, Wi.  54657-8700

608-874-4848

chtovenne@gmail.com

Contact: Thomas Venne

Web site: www.blue-essence.com

 

Peddlers Way Quilt Co

127 Peddlers Way

Washington, Il.  61571

309-444-7667

pwqclc@mtco.com

Contact: Debbie

 

Prairie Points

8851 N. Knoxville Ave

Peoria, Il.  61615

692-4340 or 251-6840 ©

Denise.riggio@comcast.net

Contact: Denise Riggio

 

Harold Coats

121 Morrow St

Roothouse, Il.  62082

217-473-6461

haroldcoats473@yahoo.com

Contact:  Harold Coats

 

J.A. Stitches

N 3914 Welsh Road

Juneau, Wi.   53039

920-696-3827

JASTITCHES@wildblue.net

Contact:  Addie Bahls

 

Ann Pastucha

5105 W. Greenridge Ct

Peoria, Il.  61615-2215

309-692-0394 (H)

309-231-6998 ©

 

Galesburg Sewing Center

243 E. Main St

Galesburg, Il.  61401

309-343-5109

karenreese919@gmail.com

Contact: Karen Reese

  

Peace and Applique

145 E. Main

Rochester, Il. 62563

217-498-6771 or 309-846-0258 ©

gretchen@peacenapplique.com

Contact: Gretchen Quistgaard

 

The Quilt Corner

2037 S. Main St.

Morton, Il.  615550

263-7114

quiltcnr@mtco.com

Contact: Michelle Lohrenz

 

Sew Sassy Stitchery

136 N. 6th Ave.

Morton, Il.  61550
309-370-1914

sewsassystitchery@gmail.com

Contact: Nicole Friend

 

The Fabric Patch

208 N. 2600 E. Rd

Pana, Il.  62557

217-562-4725 or 217-561-1157

thefabricpatch@yahoo.com

Contact: Brenda Gelsinger

 

Mobile Craft Options, LLC

141 Woodland Dr.

Medina, Oh  44256
216-545 6395

mobilecraftoptions@gmail.com

Contact: Julie Piechowski

 

J.A. Stitches

N. 3914 Welsh Rd

Juneau, Wi.  53039
920-696-3827

JASTITCHES@wildblue.net

Contact: Addie Bahls

 

Stipples

364 University Dr.

East Lansing, Mi.  48823
517-333-2987

Contact: Wendy Paskus

 

Quilting In The Valley

177 Gooding St.

LaSalle, Il.  61301
815-410-5068

Quiltinthevaley7244@att.net

Contact: Lisa Furleigh

 

Taylor Made by Design

1002 W. Merkel Lane

Edelstein, Il 61526
320-583-9183

melanie@tmbydesign.com

Contact: Melanie Greseth

 

Crystal Mountain Gifts

248 Blackberry Road

McLean,Il.  61754
217-949-5341

vickyshaffer@hotmail.com

Contact: Vicky Shaffer

 

Quilting Bee

1580 E. Knox St.

Galesburg, Il.  61401
309-343-2063

quiltingbee1580@hotmail.com

Contact: Carol Ulm/Sheryl Nyman

 

Tory’s Woolyrainbows

1066 Grandview Ave

Lockport, Il
815-791-0704

woolyrainbows@gmail.com

Contact: Tory West

 

Magic Moments Quilting

1348 Babler Park Dr.

Wildwood, Mo.  63038
636-273-5868

john@magicmoments.com

Contact: John

 

Accomplish Quilting

810 Napier Ave

St. Joseph, Mi.  49085
269-985-8023

eileen@accomplishquilting.com

Contact: Eileen Sweeney

 

Quilter’s Garden

527 S. Main St.

Princeton, Il. 61356

815-879-3739

quiltersgarden@yahoo.com

Contact: Carol Keller

 

Magic Moments Quilting

1348 Babler Park Dr

Wildwood,Mo 63038

636-273-5868

john@magicmoments.com

Contact: John

 

Old Master Pen Shoppe

711 Crestview Dr.

Metamora, Il. 61548

309-657-0751

oldmasterpenshoppe@gmail.com

Contact: Richard Fandel

 

On the Brighter Side Fabrics

200 S. Kimberlin

Troy, Il.  62294
818-792-7032

onthebrightersidefabrics@gmail.com

Contact: Heather Mantz

 

Pins & Pieces Quilt Shop

208 Main St.

Darlington, Wi.  53530

608-776-2116

Contact: Heidi Brenum

 

Quilt Box

109 E. 3rd St.

Kewanee, Il.  61443
309-854-9000

quiltbox@kewanee.com

Contact: Linda Murray/Denise Bates

Walk Down Memory Lane of the Gems of the Prairie Quilt Show 2016!

Best of Show:  Crystal Clear by Jackie O’Laughlin/ Quilted by Sheri Zalar

 

Chairman’s Choice:  Star Wars Meets Legos by Cindy Peterson/ Quilted by Sherri Coppenbarger

Vendor’s Choice:  Exploding Star by Barbara Sehring/ Quilted by Mary Walck

 

Challenge Quilts: 6900

1st place     Why I Quilt by Martha Dakin
2nd place    Shaken-Not Shattered by Terry Weiss
3rd place   Ten Thousand Reasons by Lori LeVar

 

First Place Categories:  100–800

100     Large Bed Quilt – Pieced – Solitaire

Prismatic Star by Jackie O’Laughlin

200     Large Bed Quilt – Pieced – Duet

Crystal Clear by Jackie O’Laughlin /Quilted by Sheri Zalar

500      Large Bed Quilt Mixed Technique Solitaire/Duet

Stained Glass View of a Sister’s Love Jane Harrington and Janet Fancher

700     Medium Bed Quilt – Pieced – Solitaire

Valley of the Kings by Sue Krause

800     Medium Bed Quilt – Pieced – Duet

Three Tours by Charlotte Bateman Quilted by Sheri Zalar

 First Place Categories:  1100–2500

1100    Small/Medium Bed Quilt–Mixed Technique Solitaire/Duet

Star Wars Meets Lego by Cindy Peterson Quilted by Sherrie Coppenbarger

1300    Small Bed Quilt – Pieced – Solitaire

Rising Stars by Sue Krause

1400    Small Bed Quilt – Pieced – Duet

Scraptacular by Ann Kamp

1500   Small/Smallest Bed Quilt-Applique

The Nature of Things by Liz Cheek

1900    Smaller Bed Quilt – Pieced

Color in my DNA by Martha Householter

2000    Smaller Bed Quilt – Pieced – Duet

Andre’s Astronomical Quilt by Jane Thompson / Quilted by Sheri Zalar

2500    Smallest Bed Quilt – Pieced – Solitaire

Pretty in Pink by Anne Unes / Quilted by Anne Shotick

First Place Categories:  3200–5000

3200    Child’s Quilt – Pieced, Mixed

Noah’s Arc by Beverly Blank / Quilted by Sheri Zalar

Olivia’s Blooms by Ann Unes / Quilted by Sherrie Coppenbarger

4100    Machine Embroidered

Christmas Flowers by Carol Rodgers / Quilted by  Sherri Coppenbarger

4900 Medium Wall Hanging-Pieced-Solitaire

Diamond Log Cabin by Ann Kamp

5000    Medium Wall Hanging – Pieced – Duet

Exploding Star by Barbara Sehring / Quilted by Mary Walck

First Place Categories 5100-5500

5100     Medium Wall Hanging – Applique – Solitaire

Beautiful Bunch of Butterflies by Barb Crowson

5300    Medium Wall Hanging – Mixed Technique – Solitaire

Bella Italia B Suzette German / Quilted by Sheri Zalar

5500 Small Wall Hanging-Pieced

Tulips the Rabbits Didn’t Get To by Peggy Whaley

First Place Categories:  6000 — 6500

6000    Small wall Hanging – Mixed Solitaire 

Prairie Flower by Elaine Schumacher

6200     Miniature

Mini Rails by Carol Gaumitz

6400    Wearable

Grab, Go & Sew by Sandy French

6500    Home Fashion

Batik Bed Runner by Ann Kamp / Quilted by Sherrie Coppenbarger

Embroidered Tuffet by Martha Dakin

First Place Categories: 7000-7200

7000     Art/Innovation/Pictorial

Gentle Breeze by Sherrie Coppenbarger

7200    Group Quilt

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Two by Jackie O’Laughlin and the 2015 Kindergarten Class of Germantown Hills Elementary School / Quilted by Sheri Zalar

 

 Honorable Mention Categories:  100-800

100 Large Bed Quilt-Pieced-Solitaire

Redeemed by Terry Joerger

200 Large Bed Quilt-Pieced-Duet

True North by Martha Dakin/ quilted by Mary Walck

500      Large Bed Quilt Mixed Technique Solitaire/Duet

Queen Ann Star by  Dolores Kerm

700 Medium Bed Quilt-Pieced-Solitaire

Summer Sun by Jane Harrington

800 Medium Bed Quilts-Pieced-Duet

Seaside Breeze by Jean Monroe Quilted by Anne Shotick

Willow by Martha Dakin Quilted by Sheri Zalar

 

Honorable Mention Categories: 1100-2500

1100    Small/Medium Bed Quilt–Mixed Technique Solitaire/Duet

Who Hooted?  by Alex Zalar

1300 Small Bed Quilt-Pieced-Solitaire

Lynda’s Retirement Quilt by Laurie Schierer

Twirls and Swirls by Sheri Zalar

1400 Small Bed Quilt-Pieced-Duet

Caramel Latte by Sue Drosner Quilted by Sheri Zalar

1500   Small/Smallest Bed Quilt-Applique

Spring Treasures by Barb Crowson

1900 Smaller Bed Quilt-Pieced-Solitaire

Remembering 9/11 by Sue Wozniak

2000 Smaller Bed Quilt-Pieced-Duet

Christmas Table Runner Quilt by Carol Rodgers / Quilted by Sherrie Coppenbarger

2500 Smallest Bed Quilt-Pieced-Solitaire

Glyphs by Lori LeVar

 Honorable Mention Categories: 3200-5000

3200 Child’s Quilt-Pieced-Mixed

Bella Moracco by Peggy Johnston

Dragon by Jane Harrington and Tyler Spurlock

4100 Machine Embroidered

Let Sleeping Cats Lie by Lori Harris

4900 Medium Wall Hanging-Pieced-Solitaire

Girls Gone Wild by Sylvia Pace

Classic Block Color Wheel by Kelly Harvey

Alaskan Star by Liz Cheek

5000    Medium Wall Hanging – Pieced – Duet

Shredded! by Jane Thompson / Quilted by Sheri Zalar

Honorable Mention Categories: 5100-5500

5100 Medium Wall Hanging-Applique-Solitaire

Beauty of Fall by Jane Harrington

5300 Medium Wall Hanging-Mixed Technique-Solitaire

Be Attitudes by Carol Rodgers / Quilted by Sherrie Coppenbarger

Iris’s Blooming by  Jane Harrington
5500 Small Wall Hanging-Pieced 

Flowers for you! by Jeannette P. Hillyer

Honorable Mention Categories: 6000-6500

6000 Small Wall Hanging-Mixed Solitaire

O Tannenbaum by Kathy Coats

6200 Miniature

Twilight Flight by Joyce Blank

6400 Wearable

Mega Tote Bag by Laurie Schierer

6500 Home Fashion

Not Just your Grandmother’s Flower Garden Friends by Flo Banwart, Brenda Weiner, Vickie Lorenz, Noriko Yotsuya, Margie Britton, Annalies Van Gelder, Kristina Ahlricks, Anna Schupe, Gloria Teske, Sharon Kingsbury, Judy Morter, Darie Griffith, Jan Anglin, Peggy Manty, Annette DelLaCroix/  Quilted by Flo Banwart

Blue/Grey Tuffet by Candice Rizzo

Pillow Spot by Sheri Zalar

Honorable Mention Categories: 7000-7300

7000 Art/Innovation/Pictorial

Elusive Irises by Sherrie Coppenbarger
7200 Group Quilt

Morton Block of the Month 2011 by Erin Norton and Anita Obenhaus/ Quilted by Sheri Zalar

Silent Auction Quilts

Chairman’s Choice and Viewer’s Choice:  Fire and Ice by Jackie O’Laughlin

Honorable Mention:  Raggety Ann Meet Warhol by Cindy Peterson

Gems Boutique Pumpkin Winners!

Thank you Gems members for all the donated Boutique Items!

The winner of the $25.00 gift certificate for the most items donated to the Silent Auction and Boutique was won by Carol Walker.  Thank you Carol!

 

2016 Gems Quilt Raffle

Raffle Tickets:

Tickets are $1 a ticket or $5 for six tickets. Checks made out to Gems of the Prairie Quilt Guild.

You can also purchase Raffle Tickets from Gems Members or Peoria Area Quilt Shops.

Need a contact to purchase a ticket?  Click on the link on the header:    info.gemsoftheprairie.com

Drawing will be on December 7th.  Do not need to be present to win.

The 2016 Gems of the Prairie Raffle Quilt is called “Sparkling Gems”.  The quilt was pieced by Sheri Zalar, Alexandra Zalar, Sue Drosner, Jean  Cullum, Candi Rizzo, Carol Gaumnitz, and Danette Forbes. The quilt  measures 82″ by 96″, using over 50 batik colors.   An all natural  Dream Wool washable batting was used for a lightweight and comfortable feel. It was freehand longarm machine quilted by Sheri Zalar.

Photography is by Sheri Zalar

This quilt is an interpretation of an original design by Chris Hoover of Whirligig Designs, St Cloud MN

 

VENDORS 2016

Thank you Vendors for supporing our Vendors at the Gems of the Prairie Quilt Show!  

Ma’s Got’A Notion

305 W. Main St. (Quilt Shop)

106 N. Schrader St. (Studio)

Havana, Il.  62644

309-543-6613

MASGOTANOTION@gmail.com

Contact: Sue Schaffer

 

Bolines LLC

414 Olympic Drive

Bloomington, Il  61704

888-214-3819

becky@bolines.com

Contact: Becky Boline

 

Fabrications by Doris

1927 310th Ave

Dyersville, Ia.  52040

563-875-7636

doris@fabricationsbydoris.com

Contact:  Doris Deutmeyer

 

The Fabric Patch

208 N. 2600 E. RD

Pana, Il.   62557

217-562-4725

217-561-1157

thefabricpatch@yahoo.com

Contact: Brenda Gelsinger

 

Quilter’s Garden

527 S. Main St.

Princeton, Il.  61356

815-879-3739

quiltersgarden@yahoo.com

Contact:  Carol Keller

 

Crystal Mountain Gifts

248 Blackberry Road

McLean, Il  61754

217-949-5341

vickyshaffer@hotmail.com

Contact: Vicky Shaffer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mobile Craft Options, LLC

141 Woodland Dr.

Medina, Oh, 44256

216-548-6395

mobilecraftoptions@gmail.com

Contact: Julie Piechowski

 

Peddlers Way Quilt Co

127 Peddlers Way

Washington, Il. 61571

309-444-7667

pwqclc@mtco.com

Contact: Debbie

 

Peace & Applique Quilt Shop

145 E Main

Rochester, IL 62563

217-498-6771 or 309-846-0258

gretchen@peacenapplique.com

Contact:  Gretchen

 

The Quilt Box

109 E. 3rd St.

Kewanee, IL 691443

309-854-9000

quiltbox@kewanee.com

Contact:  Denise Bates/Linda Murray

 

The Quilt Corner

2037 S Main St

Morton, IL 61550

309-263-7114

quiltcnr@mtco.com

Contact:  Michelle Lohrenz

 

Prairie Points

8851 N Knoxville Ave

Peoria, IL 61615

309-692-4340 or 309-251-6840

Denise.reggio@comcast.net

Contact:  Denise

 

Quilting Bee

1580 E Knox St

Galesburg, IL 61401

309-343-2063

Quiltingbee1580@hotmail.com

Contact:  Carol Ulm/ Sheryl Nyman

 

Threads of Time Creative Sewing and Retreat Center

207 S Buchanan St.

Danville, IL 61832

217-431-9202

reservations@threadsoftimefab.com

missi@threadsoftimefab.com

Contact:  Missi Goutz

 

Donnalee Design Studio

309 N Center

Melvin, IL 60952

217-249-0322

donnaleedesignstudio@hotmail.com

Contact:  Donna Lee

 

Tory’s Woolyrainbows

1066 Grandview Ave

Lockport, IL

815-791-0704

woolyrainbows@gmail.com

Contact:  Tory West

 

 

Featherweight Fever

4701 Edgewater Dr

Groveland, IL 61535

309-256-2613

Shelly.hranka@gmail.com

Contact:  Shelly Hranka

Sew Creative

3905 N Prospect Rd

Peoria Heights, IL 61616

309-685-1793

STORK13@aol.com

Contact:  Peggy Johnston

 

Sew Sassy Stitchery

136 N. 6th Ave

Morton. Il.  61550

309-370-1914

sewsassystitchery@gmail.com

Contact: Nicole Friend

 

Quilting In the Valley                                                          

117 Gooding St.

LaSalle, Il.  61301

815-410-5068

Quiltthevalley7244@att.net

Contact: Lisa Furleigh    

 

 

SewQuiltCraft     

1002 W. Merkel Lane

Edelstein, Il  61526

melanie@tmbydesign.com

Contact: Melanie Greseth

 

Feed Mill Fabric and Quilting                                           

1658 Knox Hwy 7

Victoria, Il.  61485

309-635-8283

Feedmillfabricandquilting@gmail.com

Contact: Beth Rylander                                                   

 

Ann Pastucha                                                                    

5105 W. Greenridge Ct.

Peoria, Il.  61615-2215

309-692-0394 (h)

309-231-6898 ©

 

TJ Woodworm & Blue Essence

26484 Pine Creek Lane

Steuben,Wi.  54657-8700

Web Site:www.blue-essence.com

608-874-4848

chtovenne@gmail.com

Contact: Thomas Venne

 

Creative Quilting

138807 N Wild Spruce Lane

Chillicothe, IL  61523

309-579-3058

Contact:  Linda Sill

 

Baubles by Beverly Kay

6712 Calm River Way

Louisville, Ky   40299

502-267-8663

baublesbybeverlykay@yahoo.com

Contact: Vincent Gradisek