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If you watched Stitched, the Film, then you'll know what it's like to submit an entry into the Houston International Quilt Festival. Here is "Dee"Lightful Ribbons by Deanna Powell, the Best of Show winner from 1981. This is the second year for which a BOS ribbon was awarded.

"Dee"LightfulRibbonsbyDeannaPowell1981 - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

"Dee"LightfulRibbonsbyDeannaPowell1981 - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

"Dee"LightfulRibbonsbyDeannaPowell1981 - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

"Dee"LightfulRibbonsbyDeannaPowell1981 - 35 Pieces Rotating

"Dee"LightfulRibbonsbyDeannaPowell1981 - 100 Pieces Rotating

"Dee"LightfulRibbonsbyDeannaPowell1981 - 300 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Quilts Inc.

If you watched Stitched, the Film, then you'll know what it's like to submit an entry into the Houston International Quilt Festival. This is the very first Best of Show winner (1980). It is Royal Palm by Laverne Mathews. It is a traditional Hawaiian quilt. Her design source was folded paper cut designs. It was hand appliquéd and quilted.
Laverne was an art teacher who loved traditional quilts. Click here to see another one of her beauties.

RoyalPalmbyLaverneMathews1980 - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

RoyalPalmbyLaverneMathews1980 - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

RoyalPalmbyLaverneMathews1980 - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

RoyalPalmbyLaverneMathews1980 - 35 Pieces Rotating

RoyalPalmbyLaverneMathews1980 - 100 Pieces Rotating

RoyalPalmbyLaverneMathews1980 - 300 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Quilts Inc.


Did you guess who it was? Yes, it's TQS Legend 2016 Katie Pasquini Masopust who won Best of Show in 1982 at the Houston International Quilt Festival, with Threshold of a Dream.

Click here to see a photo from Katie of her quilt.

Want to see Katie's latest work? Click here to go to her website.

Watch Katie in Show 906: From Music to Masterpiece - A New Perspective on Design, Show 1913: TQS Quilting Legend 2016, and Show 2210: Reimagining The Log Cabin Block.

ThresholdofaDreambyKatiePasquiniMasopust - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

ThresholdofaDreambyKatiePasquiniMasopust - 99 Pieces Non-Rotating

ThresholdofaDreambyKatiePasquiniMasopust - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

ThresholdofaDreambyKatiePasquiniMasopust - 35 Pieces Rotating

ThresholdofaDreambyKatiePasquiniMasopust - 99 Pieces Rotating

ThresholdofaDreambyKatiePasquiniMasopust - 300 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Katie Pasquini Masopust


Suzy's background is as a traditional quilter. In Campfire, she took a simple log cabin block and exploded it to a larger size using negative space.

Watch Suzy Williams in Show 2403.

You can order the pattern for this quilt here.

CampfirebySuzyWilliams - 36 Pieces Non-Rotating

CampfirebySuzyWilliams - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

CampfirebySuzyWilliams - 289 Pieces Non-Rotating

CampfirebySuzyWilliams - 36 Pieces Rotating

CampfirebySuzyWilliams - 100 Pieces Rotating

CampfirebySuzyWilliams - 289 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Suzy Williams


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