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
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 FavoriteThe 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 Themes2018 - Bow Tie
2019 - Oak Leaf & Reel