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Old July 11th 03, 12:24 AM
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Default how do you pick the category in a show?

I entered my first show and THEY put me in the machine quilted category -
though the majority of the quilting was done by hand, not all of it was! I
machine quilted around my stars and in the border.

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Your quilts are beautiful - no surprise they did great!

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In article , susan kraterfield
wrote:

I went to the local fair to see the quilts last night, and I was

completely
bewildered by which categories people put things in.

If you machine pieced a mosaic 'picture' in squares, then applique a big
lacework thing over it, would you pick 'applique' or 'pieced'? (I

picked
applique)

And the boundary between "baby (smaller than twin)" and "wallhanging"

seems
a mighty fine line possible only visible to the beholder's eye. I guess

the
advantage is that since you can only make 1 entry in a category, it kind

of
gives you 2 for 1.

If you made a "baltimore" style applique of blocks and strip pieced the
border, what would you pick? the maker last night picked

"miscellaneous",
which made no sense to me; I would have picked applique since the
'baltimore' stuff seemed the dominant design element. "Miscellaneous"

is
always a tough category to win; and it seems like you're always

comparing
apples to oranges. It seemed to me the place for the yo-yos, the

wearable
quilts and others that aren't really 'flat', or maybe quilts or

patchwork
made of non-traditional materials, like natural rabbit skins.

BTW, my quilts did GREAT. One got 'champion' and the other got 'reserve
champion'. They are the 1st 2 quilts in the web site below if you're
interested in seeing them.
--
susan kraterfield
see my quilts: http://members.cox.net/kratersge




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