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Update:
The first-ever Charleston QuiltWeek® show has opened and and a big Congratulations goes to Sherry Reynolds once again. She won the Best of Show award with her beautiful quilt, Eternal Beauty.
 
Update:
Winner Best of Show - AQS Daytona Beach 2019
 
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Winner Best of Show - Houston 2018
 
Update:
After posting the video of Eternal Beauty, Best of Show at the Pacific International Quilt Festival, Captain John wanted to see more of this stunning quilt and thought you might like to as well. Take a peek at all the little details Sherry Reynolds put into her award-winning design. We've added them below the quilt label.
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Sherry Reynolds won the Pacific International Quilt Festival Best of Show in 2011 with America, Let It Shine (Which also won Best of Show in Houston 2012.) This year she has won it again with Eternal Beauty, a loving tribute to her mother, which took Sherry 4 years and 15,000 pieces to make.
 
The work Sherry put into this piece is unbelievable. The border is made up of tiny strips, some as small as 3/16" of inch. Many of the pieces were mirrored and matched with extreme precision. The circular pieces are strips of silk that were hand appliquéd to the background.
 
Sherry still uses her domestic machine (a BERNINA) to quilt and for many of you that follow Sherry on Facebook, you'll know that it all didn't come together perfectly the first time, which gives hope to us all.
 
Congratulations Sherry!
 
(Please make the video full screen to see the amazing details.)

 

Eternal Beauty by Sherry Reynolds - photo Sherry Reynolds

(Following photos by Mary Kay Davis)

 


Comments   
#70 marthaj 2019-09-27 19:18
exquisite !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
#69 melegchristine 2019-09-27 17:34
An eternally wonderful quilt with an eternally wonderful message....
#68 Nancy Schechtman 2019-09-27 11:52
Absolutely beautiful!!
#67 Bethelbee 2019-09-27 08:48
Absolutely incredible!!! Such attention to detail in this fabulous quilt!!! Stunning!!
#66 lucy dani 2019-09-27 07:23
Simply breathtaking!!
#65 pennylm 2019-09-27 06:41
Meticulous workmanship and exquisite quilting design. Congrats on your accomplishment, Sherry.
#64 Gail Hellebuyck 2019-09-27 05:57
I have never seen a quilt this stunning. It captures the love you have for your mom. Congrats.
#63 Betty Campbell Madde 2019-03-09 21:16
I can't close my jaws, so I'll just type my congratulations : "Congratulation s! This is clearly one of, if not, indeed, the most beautiful quilts I have ever seen. Such skills you have to accompany your amazing creativity. Thank you so much for sharing."
#62 cdhodgins 2019-03-08 20:31
Absolutely stunning with a beautiful tribute. Congratulations
#61 GrannyD11 2019-03-08 16:12
A true work of art! Beyond adequate description!
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