Thank you for Attending the

GEMS of the Prairie 

2018 QUILT SHOW!

 

Congratulations to all the winners!  Scroll down for some wonderful eye candy!

Please thank our volunteer photographer Carol Walker for the wonderful pictures of all the quilts!

Scroll down to view the Detailed Description of the Categories

Best of Show:  

Chairman’s Choice:  

Vendor’s Choice:  

Challenge Quilts: 

100’s

200’s

300’s

400’s

500’s

600’s

700’s

800’s

900’s

1000’s

1100’s  

1200’s

1300’s

1400’s

1500’s

1600’s

1700’s

1800’s

1900’s

 

KEY: Quilt Categories

 

Number Categories Definitions
100 Wearable/Craft/Home Dec:  Purses, totes, table runners, place mats, vests, mug rugs, tuffets, wallets, Christmas tree skirts, jackets, or anything else that would not qualify as a quilt
200 Miniature:  Traditional quilts made no larger than one-quarter the original size, with the maximum size being 24″ x 24″
300 Art/pictorial:  An original exploration of a concept or idea that may experiment with textile manipulation, color, texture, and/or a diversity of mixed media (Art), or a quilt that makes a picture out of fabric (pictorial)
400 Modern:  Design portrays modern characteristics such as clean lines, minimalism, increased use of solid fabrics, simplicity, asymmetry in design, improvisational piecing, and use of negative space
500 Child’s:  Any size; made for a child aged 0 to 12; may be hand or machine pieced and quilted
600 Machine Embroidered:  Must be more than 60% machine embroidered
700 Hand Quilted:  Any size; entire quilt must be hand quilted; may be hand or machine pieced
800 Large Solitaire, Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 300″ or more that has been made and Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting, Hand-Guided Quilting machine quilted by the same person
900 Large Solitaire, Computerized Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 300″ or more that has been made and quilted by the same person using a computer-aided quilting design
1000 Large Duet, Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 300″ or more than that has been made and Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting machine quilted by two persons
1100 Large Duet, Computerized Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 300″ or more that has been made and machine quilted by two persons using a computer-aided quilting design
1200 Medium Solitaire, Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 240″ to 299″ that has been made and Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting machine quilted by the same person
1300 Medium Solitaire, Computerized Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 240″ to 299″ that has been made and quilted by the same person using a computer-aided quilting design
1400 Medium Duet, Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 240″ to 299″ that has been made and Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting machine quilted by two persons
1500 Medium Duet, Computerized Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 240″ to 299″ that has been made and machine quilted by two persons using a computer-aided quilting design
1600 Small Solitaire, Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 239″ or less that has been made and Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting machine quilted by the same person
1700 Small Solitaire, Computerized Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 239″ or less that has been made and quilted by the same person using a computer-aided quilting design
1800 Small Duet, Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 239″ or less that has been made and Non-Computerized, Hand-Guided Quilting machine quilted by two persons
1900 Small Duet, Computerized Quilting: A quilt with a perimeter of 239″ or less that has been made and machine quilted by two persons using a computer-aided quilting design
2100 Challenge Quilt:  Quilt entered for Challenge Quilt–Judged

 

Special Thanks to:

First Federated Church / Life Together Center

Peoria Flag & Decorating

Greenview Nursery 

Thank you to all our 2018 Gems Quilt Show Vendors 

Bolines Quilt Fabric Warehouse

414 Olympia Dr.
Bloomington, IL  61704
309/808-2179
becky@bolines.com

Claude’s Country Threads

P.O Box 686
Stover, MO  65078
660/287-0436
claudeshedges@yahoo.com

Crystal Mountain Gifts

248 Blackberry Rd.
McLean, IL  61754
217/725-6613
vickyshaffer@hotmail.com

Feed Mill Fabric and Quilting

246 West Highway St.
Oneida, IL  61467
309/635-8283
feedmillfabricandquilting@gmail.com

J & A Stitches

N 3914 Welsh Rd.
Juneau, WI  53039
920/696-3827
JASTITCHES@wildblue.net

Old Master Pen Shoppe

711 Crestview Dr.
Metamora, IL  61548
309/657-1751 or 309/660-4476
oldmasterpenshoppe@gmail.com

Ann Pastucha

5105 W Greenridge Ct
Peoria, IL  61615
309/231-6898
ann.pastucha@gmail.com

Peddler’s Way Quilt Co.

127 Peddler’s Way
Washington, IL  61571
309/444-7667
pwqcgail@mtco.com

Prairie Points

8851 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL  61615
309/692-4340
denise.riggio@outlook.com

Quilter’s Harvest

105 W. 15th
Higginsville, MO  64037
660/641-0828
quilter@ctcis.net

Sew Sassy Stitchery

136 N 6th Ave
Morton, IL  61550
309/370-1914
sewsassystitchery@gmail.com

Tailormade by Design

517 Oak Ave SE
Saint Michael, MN  55376
320/583-9183
melanie@tmbydesign.com

The Fabric Patch

208 N 2600 East Rd
Pana, IL  62557
217/561-1157
thefabricpatch@yahoo.com

The Quilt Box

109 E 3rd St
Kewanee, IL  61443
309/854-9000
quiltbox@kewanee.com

The Quilt Corner

2037 S. Main St.
Morton, IL  61550
309/263-7114
quiltcnr@mtco.com

TJ Woodworm and Blue Essence

26484 Pine Creek Ln.
Steuben, WI  54657-8700
608/874-4848
chtovenne@gmail.com

Torys Woolyrainbows

1066 Grandview Ave
Lockport, IL  60441
815/791-0704
wollyrainbows@gmail.com

WoodnStitches

912 W Hill St
Champaign, IL  61821
217/898-7976
johnlwill@aol.com