QuiltFest attracts 59 entries

  The 2018 Rising Sun QuiltFest attracted 59 entries on display at the Ohio County historical Museum April 6-8.

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  The 2018 Rising Sun QuiltFest attracted 59 entries on display at the Ohio County historical Museum April 6-8.

  The Best of Show went to Gayle Robertson of Moores Hill.

  Rising Sun’s Chris Combs had the Judge’s Choice entitled Frozen Fountain.

  The Best Hand Quilting went to Joanne Rigsbee of Florence, Ky. with the Best Machine Quilting by Brenda Hebel of Greendale.

  Rigsbee had first place in the applique class with Hamilton, Ohio’s Judy Huffman second. Carol Byers of Cincinnati was honorable mention with her quilt entitled Let it Snow.

   Rigsbee picked up her third of four blue ribbons with first in the Large Pierced Quilt category. Byers was second.. Diana Barry of Vevay and Diane Acosta of Walton, Ky. received honorable mentions.

The 2018 Rising Sun QuiltFest Best of Show went to Gayle Robertson of Moores Hill.

   The Small Pierced Quilt category was won by Lisa Morris of West Harrison. Mary Burke of Hamilton, Ohio was second. Rising Sun’s Chris Combs received honorable mention.

  The Mixed Technique category was Robertson’s best of Show entry. Elsie Sprague of Cincinnati was second with Mary Burke and Brenda Hebel getting honorable mentions.

   Rigsbee final blue of the day was in the Novelty Quilt category. Burke had honorable mention.

  The Art Quilt winner was Leigh McDonald of Proctorville, Ohio. Honorable mention was Sandra Charles of Huntington, West Virginia.

   Mary Brown of Vevay had the Art Work winner with Stained Glass Quilt. Ben Wilson of Crawfordsville was second. Martha Bladen of Vevay had an honorable mention.

Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom chose Vevay’s Eva Mae Yoder’s quilt for the Mayor’s Choice.

   Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom chose Vevay’s Eva Mae Yoder’s mixed technique quilt depicting state birds and flowers for the mayor’s choice.