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Seed Show art and quilt winners are announced


March 22, 2002

The art show held as part of the 53rd annual Montana Seed Show for 2002 in Harlem was again a success this year.

Several artists participated in the show. The auction was held on March 8, and 21 pieces were up for sale.

The best of show for artists in the adult division was won by Don Greytak of Havre. A piece of art will be purchased from him for the raffle next year.

The best of show for the youth division was won by Aarica Healy of Harlem.

The Bella Sanguins Art Award this year was presented to Bob Williams of Havre.

The piece of art raffled off this year was done by Kris Shaw of Havre and was won by Kelly McCracken of Turner.

The piece of art used for the cover of the Montana Seed Show book for 2002 was done by artist Judy Michael of Malta and was bought by Renee Hansen of Harlem at the March 9 banquet.

The quilt show was held for the 10th years and had 60 entries.

The winner in each category was:

Applique, hand quilted Carla Becker owner, made by Miriam Kinzel

Applique, machine quilted Pat Meldrum

Pieced, hand quilted Billie Rae Maxie

Pieced, machine quilted Janet Berg

Surface design, mixed technique Kathy Sather

Paper, foundation pieced Karen Pike

Lap robe/small quilt, hand quilted Selma Olfert

Lap robe/small quilt, machine quilted Sharon Goodrich

Wall hanging Terri Earl

Baby quilt, machine quilted YoYo Johnson

Commercially quilted, large quilt Mary Eldridge

Commercially quilted, lap robe or smaller Nellie Obrecht

Clothing Betty Thompson

Quilted decorator/household items Virginia McCracken

First quilt, adult Diana Harwood

Youth, grade 9-12 Shaina Hofeldt, Trista Higgins

Group quilt Della Berg

Judge's choice and Bella Sanquins award, large item Pat Meldrum

Judge's choice, medium item Sharon Goodrich

Judge's choice, small item Terri Earl

People's choice Pat Meldrum

The Christmas quilt, which was made by members of the Nimble Thimble's Quilt Guild, was won by Denise Thompson of Havre.

Mary Eldridge from the Country Quilts & Fabric store of Chinook and Brandy Carlson from the Silver Thimble in Havre donated quilt books for door prize drawings.

The proceeds from the silent auction are used by the guild to bring quilting and sewing teachers and speakers in for its members to learn more different techniques in quilting.

The Nimble Thimble's Quilt Guild always welcomes new members. It meets the second Monday of each month, alternately with Harlem, Hogeland and Turner. Dues are $5 a year.


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