New Quilts from an Old Favorite

New Quilts from an Old Favorite & Antique Flying Geese

March 31st - June 20th

Finalists and winners from the Museum's New Quilts from Old Favorites competition are showcased along with antique examples featuring the theme of Flying Geese piecework.

Quilters around the world were invited to enter outstanding quilts in the 24th Annual Competition coordinated by The National Quilt Museum. The 2016 competition was open to quilts that are innovative interpretations of traditional Flying Geese patterns.


Flying Geese: 2017 Winner

"Migration Patterns" by Susan Mogan

"Migration Patterns" by Susan Mogan

Second Place

"Saturday Night at the Honk-y Tonk Saloon" by Robin Gausebeck, Rockford, IL

"Saturday Night at the Honk-y Tonk Saloon" by Robin Gausebeck, Rockford, IL

Third Place

"Soaring to New Heights" by Judy Stokes and Colleen Eskridge, Columbus, MS

"Soaring to New Heights" by Judy Stokes and Colleen Eskridge, Columbus, MS

Fourth Place

"I Don't Know If I'm Coming Or Going" by Leslie Johnson, Arvada, CO

"I Don't Know If I'm Coming Or Going" by Leslie Johnson, Arvada, CO

Fifth Place

"Jacob's Plumage" by Patricia Hobbs, Macomb, IL

"Jacob's Plumage" by Patricia Hobbs, Macomb, IL

Finalists

"On the Wings of Eternity" by Jean Brueggenjohann, Columbia, MO
"Welkom Nederland" by Tere D'Amato, Mashpee, MA
"Destination Unknown" by Mary Kay Davis, Sunnyvale, CA
"Celebration" by Gail Garber, Rio Rancho, NM
"Twirly Birds" by Julia Graber, Brooksville, MS
"Poursuite d'oie sauvage à Paris (Wild Goose Chase in Paris)" by Charlene Hearst, Toronto, Canada
"Fly Away Home" by Anita Karban-Neef, Cary, IL
"Silly Goose" by Chris Lynn Kirsch, Watertown, WI
"Glad Plaid Goose Dance" by Ann L. Petersen, Surprise, AZ
"Lucy Goosy @ the Improv" by Katie Pidgeon, Toronto, Canada
"Chilly Goose, No Feathers" by Alicia Sterna, Surprise, AZ

"Farm Alarm" by Sue Turnquist, Tifton, GA
"Moonlight Migration" by Jane Zillmer, Mercer, WI


About New Quilts from an Old Favorite

The New Quilts from an Old Favorite competition gives quilters an excellent opportunity to share their work with people across the country. The quilts selected as finalists will receive awards and make up a traveling exhibition. A book on the exhibit will feature color photos of the quilts and the quiltmakers, as well as the
maker’s patterns and/or tips. The exhibit will open at The National Quilt Museum and travel to other venues.

Learn more about the 2018 Contest here.

Upcoming Themes

2018 - Bow Tie
2019 - Oak Leaf & Ree
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