2018 Road to California Winners

 

Quilter's Conference & Showcase

2nd Place: Applique Large Award

$750

Title: Hawaiian Improv

Maker: Cheryl L See Quilter: Cheryl L See

Design Basis: Inspired by Hawaiian Quilts

The design is a town, centered with English floral gardens, surrounded by buildings and then quilted with the suburbs and rural farmland. The quilting includes bricks, cobblestone paths, trees, and dog houses, ladders, bird houses, leaves, ghosts, and even laundry hanging on the line. Embroidery includes floral gardens, flower boxes, birds, dogs, cats, spider web, stained glass, curtains, and even grass.

3rd Place: Applique Large Award

$500

Title: REJOICE

Maker: Molly Y Hamilton-McNally Quilter: Molly Y Hamilton-McNally

Design Basis: Maker's Own Design

In every culture it is only human nature to gather together to celebrate and rejoice on special occasions. This is passed down through the centuries and is unique within each culture. When I first arrived in America, to my surprise, the colors red and green are significant at Christmas time whereas in chinese culture they signify the new year and the ceremony of marriage. For me these colors in my quilt represent happy times again and again.

 1st Place: Applique Wall Award

$1,000

Title: Humming Birds Delight

Maker: Rosillis Rosario Quilter: Rosillis Rosario

Design Basis: Flowers and Hearts and Garlands

This one is dedicated to all the little humming birds around my house.

2nd Place: Applique Wall Award

$750

Title: When I'm 64

Maker: Diane Evans Quilter: Diane Evans

Design Basis: "4000 Flower & Plant Motifs: A Sourcebook" by G. L. McCallum

Quilt artist Philippa Naylor said about this piece, ìIt is rather ëSergeant Pepper,í isnít it?!î Its name reflects my love of the Beatles, as well as the year in which Iíd hoped to complete it. The piece features open zigzag machine appliquÈ (with original motifs and motifs taken from "4000 Flower & Plant Motifs: A Sourcebook" by Graham Leslie McCallum), original domestic-machine quilting, hand embroidery, and hand beading.

3rd Place: Applique Wall Award

$500

Title: My Eden

Maker: Pam Hadfield Quilter: Heidi Stagno

Design Basis: Wool Applique

This is a wool appliquÈ redesigned for wool appliquÈ from a traditional cotton appliquÈ pattern by Karen Witt. Found this pattern in Williamsburg. Wool applique is embellished with hand embroidery.!

1st Place: Mixed Large Award

$1,000

Title: Shiva Nataraja

Maker: Rebecca "Beckey" Prior Quilter: Jackie Brown

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

Inspired by Paule Nadelstern's kaleidoscope quilts, the central 136-piece kaleidoscope block, hand-pieced, represents the eternal destruction and rebirth of the cosmos sustained by Shiva's dance. He and Ganesha are hand appliqued, and the elephants are machine pieced. Czech glass buttons, glass beads, hand embroidery, Pigma pens/brushes, trapunto, and over 600 Swarovski crystals embellish the quilt, as does Jackie Brown's sumptuous quilting.

2nd Place: Mixed Large Award

$750

Title: Twirly Things

Maker: Carolyn Biggs Quilter: Carolyn Biggs

Design Basis: Sue Garman Pattern

I took a feathered star class from Sue Garman and during class she was working on these applique pieces. I ordered the pattern from her and started working on the quilt. That was about 4 years ago. Sadly Sue passed away in 2017.

3rd Place: Mixed Large Award

$500

Title: Spot On

Maker: Gail Stepanek Quilter: Jan Hutchison

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

Gail hand appliqued the blocks and set them surrounded by a pieced background. Jan used colorful cotton thread and silver metallic thread to create the quilted design.

1st Place: Mixed Wall Award

$1,000

Title: Tequila Sunrise

Maker: Mona G Beck Quilter: Carrie Barone

Design Basis: Cactus Rose Pattern by Judy Niemeyer

I wanted to improve my applique skills, so I chose this pattern. I worked on it at a retreat in Montana in 2013 with Judy Niemeyer. If you look closely in the upper right corner, you can see where Judy signed the quilt top for me. It took me a long time to finish, and I love the quilt. It was free motion quilted by Carrie Barone.

2nd Place: Mixed Wall Award

$750

Title: Crabapple Jelly

Maker: Ms. Jenny Bacon Quilter: Ms. Jenny Bacon

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

The crabapple tree in my garden displays wonderful pink blossom in spring, followed by yellow green apples which produce ruby red jelly in autumn.

3rd Place: Mixed Wall Award

$500

Title: " When My Spirit Is Set Free"

Maker: Teri L Cherne Quilter: Teri L Cherne

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

" When My Spirit is Set Free" was designed so I could have fun with metallic threads. I also enjoyed using my beautiful heavy threads for hand couching, and bobbin work. Wonderfilís metallic threads were a pleasure to work with on my Innova. A layer of Hobbs Silk and Hobbs wool were used for the battings. Plus a layer of Hobbs Polydown was used for traputo.

1st Place: Other Large Award

$1,000

Title: Chocolate Truffles

Maker: Carolyn Rider Quilter: Carolyn Rider

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

The flowers are on silk Radiance and embroidered with my Janome Embroidery machine. The quilting is all freehand with my A-1 Elite, using silk thread and wool and silk batting

2nd Place: Other Large Award

$750

Title: Karma Chameleon

Maker: Kristin Vierra Quilter: Kristin Vierra

Design Basis: Indian Henna Tattoos and Dover Clipart

This quilt was inspired by Mehndi (Indian Henna tattoos) and dover clip art. I added cross hatching and microstippling to accent the Mehndi designs.

3rd Place: Other Large Award

$500

Title: Beezlebub

Maker: Mrs. Linzi A Upton Quilter: Mrs. Linzi A Upton

Design Basis: Double Sided Quilt: Whole Cloth and Improv Pieced

The design for ìBzBî was drafted in a class with Durham quilter, Lilian Hedley. It was some time before the design was transferred onto cloth before it was sidelined again as it seemed to traditional for me, with too much open space that would usually be filled with simple hand-quilting. The pieced back/front was a sampler piecing experiment so the project evolved into an ìanti-establishmentî whole cloth.

1st Place: Other Wall Award

$1,000

Title: String Quartet

Maker: Ann Horton Quilter: Ann Horton

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

Playing with textured and my hand-dyed fabrics this string pieced play of color is paired with multiple machine fancy stitches, digitized embroidery and quilting.

2nd Place: Other Wall Award

$750

Title: Snow White

Maker: Mrs. Karen Terrens Quilter: Mrs. Karen Terrens

Design Basis: Traditional quilts

Snow White is based on traditional North Country Wholecloth quilts originally made in the late 1800's to early 1900's. The quilt incorporates shadow, cut away trapunto for all the quilting motifs. A blue layer of fabric behind the top layer of batiste has created the pale blue colour. While based on traditional quilts, all quilting motifs were re-drafted to make them suitable for machine quilting.

3rd Place: Other Wall Award

$500

Title: Spells and Potions

Maker: Pam Hadfield Quilter: Heidi Stagno

Design Basis: Hand Embroidery with AppliquÈ

This is a CrabApple Pattern that is all hand embroidery. I added some needle turn appliquÈ to enhance.

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© 2018

 Road to California -1160 N. Dewey Way - Suite A, Upland, CA 91786

2018 Road to California Winners

 

Quilter's Conference & Showcase

2nd Place: Applique Large Award

$750

Title: Hawaiian Improv

Maker: Cheryl L See Quilter: Cheryl L See

Design Basis: Inspired by Hawaiian Quilts

The design is a town, centered with English floral gardens, surrounded by buildings and then quilted with the suburbs and rural farmland. The quilting includes bricks, cobblestone paths, trees, and dog houses, ladders, bird houses, leaves, ghosts, and even laundry hanging on the line. Embroidery includes floral gardens, flower boxes, birds, dogs, cats, spider web, stained glass, curtains, and even grass.

3rd Place: Applique Large Award

$500

Title: REJOICE

Maker: Molly Y Hamilton-McNally Quilter: Molly Y Hamilton-McNally

Design Basis: Maker's Own Design

In every culture it is only human nature to gather together to celebrate and rejoice on special occasions. This is passed down through the centuries and is unique within each culture. When I first arrived in America, to my surprise, the colors red and green are significant at Christmas time whereas in chinese culture they signify the new year and the ceremony of marriage. For me these colors in my quilt represent happy times again and again.

 1st Place: Applique Wall Award

$1,000

Title: Humming Birds Delight

Maker: Rosillis Rosario Quilter: Rosillis Rosario

Design Basis: Flowers and Hearts and Garlands

This one is dedicated to all the little humming birds around my house.

2nd Place: Applique Wall Award

$750

Title: When I'm 64

Maker: Diane Evans Quilter: Diane Evans

Design Basis: "4000 Flower & Plant Motifs: A Sourcebook" by G. L. McCallum

Quilt artist Philippa Naylor said about this piece, ìIt is rather ëSergeant Pepper,í isnít it?!î Its name reflects my love of the Beatles, as well as the year in which Iíd hoped to complete it. The piece features open zigzag machine appliquÈ (with original motifs and motifs taken from "4000 Flower & Plant Motifs: A Sourcebook" by Graham Leslie McCallum), original domestic-machine quilting, hand embroidery, and hand beading.

3rd Place: Applique Wall Award

$500

Title: My Eden

Maker: Pam Hadfield Quilter: Heidi Stagno

Design Basis: Wool Applique

This is a wool appliquÈ redesigned for wool appliquÈ from a traditional cotton appliquÈ pattern by Karen Witt. Found this pattern in Williamsburg. Wool applique is embellished with hand embroidery.!

1st Place: Mixed Large Award

$1,000

Title: Shiva Nataraja

Maker: Rebecca "Beckey" Prior Quilter: Jackie Brown

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

Inspired by Paule Nadelstern's kaleidoscope quilts, the central 136-piece kaleidoscope block, hand-pieced, represents the eternal destruction and rebirth of the cosmos sustained by Shiva's dance. He and Ganesha are hand appliqued, and the elephants are machine pieced. Czech glass buttons, glass beads, hand embroidery, Pigma pens/brushes, trapunto, and over 600 Swarovski crystals embellish the quilt, as does Jackie Brown's sumptuous quilting.

2nd Place: Mixed Large Award

$750

Title: Twirly Things

Maker: Carolyn Biggs Quilter: Carolyn Biggs

Design Basis: Sue Garman Pattern

I took a feathered star class from Sue Garman and during class she was working on these applique pieces. I ordered the pattern from her and started working on the quilt. That was about 4 years ago. Sadly Sue passed away in 2017.

3rd Place: Mixed Large Award

$500

Title: Spot On

Maker: Gail Stepanek Quilter: Jan Hutchison

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

Gail hand appliqued the blocks and set them surrounded by a pieced background. Jan used colorful cotton thread and silver metallic thread to create the quilted design.

$1,000

Title: Tequila Sunrise

Maker: Mona G Beck Quilter: Carrie Barone

Design Basis: Cactus Rose Pattern by Judy Niemeyer

I wanted to improve my applique skills, so I chose this pattern. I worked on it at a retreat in Montana in 2013 with Judy Niemeyer. If you look closely in the upper right corner, you can see where Judy signed the quilt top for me. It took me a long time to finish, and I love the quilt. It was free motion quilted by Carrie Barone.

$750

Title: Crabapple Jelly

Maker: Ms. Jenny Bacon Quilter: Ms. Jenny Bacon

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

The crabapple tree in my garden displays wonderful pink blossom in spring, followed by yellow green apples which produce ruby red jelly in autumn.

$500

Title: " When My Spirit Is Set Free"

Maker: Teri L Cherne Quilter: Teri L Cherne

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

" When My Spirit is Set Free" was designed so I could have fun with metallic threads. I also enjoyed using my beautiful heavy threads for hand couching, and bobbin work. Wonderfilís metallic threads were a pleasure to work with on my Innova. A layer of Hobbs Silk and Hobbs wool were used for the battings. Plus a layer of Hobbs Polydown was used for traputo.

$1,000

Title: Chocolate Truffles

Maker: Carolyn Rider Quilter: Carolyn Rider

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

The flowers are on silk Radiance and embroidered with my Janome Embroidery machine. The quilting is all freehand with my A-1 Elite, using silk thread and wool and silk batting

$750

Title: Karma Chameleon

Maker: Kristin Vierra Quilter: Kristin Vierra

Design Basis: Indian Henna Tattoos and Dover Clipart

This quilt was inspired by Mehndi (Indian Henna tattoos) and dover clip art. I added cross hatching and microstippling to accent the Mehndi designs.

$500

Title: Beezlebub

Maker: Mrs. Linzi A Upton Quilter: Mrs. Linzi A Upton

Design Basis: Double Sided Quilt: Whole Cloth and Improv Pieced

The design for ìBzBî was drafted in a class with Durham quilter, Lilian Hedley. It was some time before the design was transferred onto cloth before it was sidelined again as it seemed to traditional for me, with too much open space that would usually be filled with simple hand-quilting. The pieced back/front was a sampler piecing experiment so the project evolved into an ìanti-establishmentî whole cloth.

$1,000

Title: String Quartet

Maker: Ann Horton Quilter: Ann Horton

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

Playing with textured and my hand-dyed fabrics this string pieced play of color is paired with multiple machine fancy stitches, digitized embroidery and quilting.

2nd Place: Other Wall Award

$750

Title: Snow White

Maker: Mrs. Karen Terrens Quilter: Mrs. Karen Terrens

Design Basis: Traditional quilts

Snow White is based on traditional North Country Wholecloth quilts originally made in the late 1800's to early 1900's. The quilt incorporates shadow, cut away trapunto for all the quilting motifs. A blue layer of fabric behind the top layer of batiste has created the pale blue colour. While based on traditional quilts, all quilting motifs were re-drafted to make them suitable for machine quilting.

$500

Title: Spells and Potions

Maker: Pam Hadfield Quilter: Heidi Stagno

Design Basis: Hand Embroidery with AppliquÈ

This is a CrabApple Pattern that is all hand embroidery. I added some needle turn appliquÈ to enhance.

1st Place: Mixed Wall Award

2nd Place: Mixed Wall Award

3rd Place: Mixed Wall Award

1st Place: Other Large Award

2nd Place: Other Large Award

3rd Place: Other Large Award

1st Place: Other Wall Award

3rd Place: Other Wall Award

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To the maximum extent of the law, your attendance and participation, including that of your children and minors accompanying you, in any Road to California classes, events, lectures or tours paid for or not is conditioned on your agreement to hereby indemnify Road to California, its employees, volunteers, contractors from and never to make any claim for injury, loss or damage to you or your children and minors accompanying you against Road to California, its employees, volunteers and contractors, caused by its very own negligence, strict liability, or for any other reason. By signing the registration form, or registering on line, you agree to the above terms and conditions.

© 2018

 Road to California -1160 N. Dewey Way - Suite A, Upland, CA 91786

2018 Road to California Winners

 

Quilter's Conference & Showcase

2nd Place: Applique Large Award

$750

Title: Hawaiian Improv

Maker: Cheryl L See Quilter: Cheryl L See

Design Basis: Inspired by Hawaiian Quilts

The design is a town, centered with English floral gardens, surrounded by buildings and then quilted with the suburbs and rural farmland. The quilting includes bricks, cobblestone paths, trees, and dog houses, ladders, bird houses, leaves, ghosts, and even laundry hanging on the line. Embroidery includes floral gardens, flower boxes, birds, dogs, cats, spider web, stained glass, curtains, and even grass.

3rd Place: Applique Large Award

$500

Title: REJOICE

Maker: Molly Y Hamilton-McNally Quilter: Molly Y Hamilton-McNally

Design Basis: Maker's Own Design

In every culture it is only human nature to gather together to celebrate and rejoice on special occasions. This is passed down through the centuries and is unique within each culture. When I first arrived in America, to my surprise, the colors red and green are significant at Christmas time whereas in chinese culture they signify the new year and the ceremony of marriage. For me these colors in my quilt represent happy times again and again.

 1st Place: Applique Wall Award

$1,000

Title: Humming Birds Delight

Maker: Rosillis Rosario Quilter: Rosillis Rosario

Design Basis: Flowers and Hearts and Garlands

This one is dedicated to all the little humming birds around my house.

2nd Place: Applique Wall Award

$750

Title: When I'm 64

Maker: Diane Evans Quilter: Diane Evans

Design Basis: "4000 Flower & Plant Motifs: A Sourcebook" by G. L. McCallum

Quilt artist Philippa Naylor said about this piece, ìIt is rather ëSergeant Pepper,í isnít it?!î Its name reflects my love of the Beatles, as well as the year in which Iíd hoped to complete it. The piece features open zigzag machine appliquÈ (with original motifs and motifs taken from "4000 Flower & Plant Motifs: A Sourcebook" by Graham Leslie McCallum), original domestic-machine quilting, hand embroidery, and hand beading.

3rd Place: Applique Wall Award

$500

Title: My Eden

Maker: Pam Hadfield Quilter: Heidi Stagno

Design Basis: Wool Applique

This is a wool appliquÈ redesigned for wool appliquÈ from a traditional cotton appliquÈ pattern by Karen Witt. Found this pattern in Williamsburg. Wool applique is embellished with hand embroidery.!

1st Place: Mixed Large Award

$1,000

Title: Shiva Nataraja

Maker: Rebecca "Beckey" Prior Quilter: Jackie Brown

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

Inspired by Paule Nadelstern's kaleidoscope quilts, the central 136-piece kaleidoscope block, hand-pieced, represents the eternal destruction and rebirth of the cosmos sustained by Shiva's dance. He and Ganesha are hand appliqued, and the elephants are machine pieced. Czech glass buttons, glass beads, hand embroidery, Pigma pens/brushes, trapunto, and over 600 Swarovski crystals embellish the quilt, as does Jackie Brown's sumptuous quilting.

2nd Place: Mixed Large Award

$750

Title: Twirly Things

Maker: Carolyn Biggs Quilter: Carolyn Biggs

Design Basis: Sue Garman Pattern

I took a feathered star class from Sue Garman and during class she was working on these applique pieces. I ordered the pattern from her and started working on the quilt. That was about 4 years ago. Sadly Sue passed away in 2017.

3rd Place: Mixed Large Award

$500

Title: Spot On

Maker: Gail Stepanek Quilter: Jan Hutchison

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

Gail hand appliqued the blocks and set them surrounded by a pieced background. Jan used colorful cotton thread and silver metallic thread to create the quilted design.

1st Place: Mixed Wall Award

$1,000

Title: Tequila Sunrise

Maker: Mona G Beck Quilter: Carrie Barone

Design Basis: Cactus Rose Pattern by Judy Niemeyer

I wanted to improve my applique skills, so I chose this pattern. I worked on it at a retreat in Montana in 2013 with Judy Niemeyer. If you look closely in the upper right corner, you can see where Judy signed the quilt top for me. It took me a long time to finish, and I love the quilt. It was free motion quilted by Carrie Barone.

2nd Place: Mixed Wall Award

$750

Title: Crabapple Jelly

Maker: Ms. Jenny Bacon Quilter: Ms. Jenny Bacon

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

The crabapple tree in my garden displays wonderful pink blossom in spring, followed by yellow green apples which produce ruby red jelly in autumn.

3rd Place: Mixed Wall Award

$500

Title: " When My Spirit Is Set Free"

Maker: Teri L Cherne Quilter: Teri L Cherne

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

" When My Spirit is Set Free" was designed so I could have fun with metallic threads. I also enjoyed using my beautiful heavy threads for hand couching, and bobbin work. Wonderfilís metallic threads were a pleasure to work with on my Innova. A layer of Hobbs Silk and Hobbs wool were used for the battings. Plus a layer of Hobbs Polydown was used for traputo.

1st Place: Other Large Award

$1,000

Title: Chocolate Truffles

Maker: Carolyn Rider Quilter: Carolyn Rider

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

The flowers are on silk Radiance and embroidered with my Janome Embroidery machine. The quilting is all freehand with my A-1 Elite, using silk thread and wool and silk batting

2nd Place: Other Large Award

$750

Title: Karma Chameleon

Maker: Kristin Vierra Quilter: Kristin Vierra

Design Basis: Indian Henna Tattoos and Dover Clipart

This quilt was inspired by Mehndi (Indian Henna tattoos) and dover clip art. I added cross hatching and microstippling to accent the Mehndi designs.

Honorable Mention: Other Large Award

Title: Chelsea Gardens Maker: Marie Haws

Quilter: Marie Haws

Design Basis: Pattern from Anna Aldmon

This quilt was digitized by Anna Aldmon for machine embroidered applique from patterns originally done by Pat Campbell. There are 63 different colors of embroidery thread used. I lost track of how many different fabrics were used. Each qpplique piece was cut separately. The fabric background and borders are my "souvenir" from a road trip my husband and I made across the United States making a stop at Hancocks of Paducah. year old mother.

1st Place: Other Wall Award

$1,000

Title: String Quartet

Maker: Ann Horton Quilter: Ann Horton

Design Basis: Maker's Original Design

Playing with textured and my hand-dyed fabrics this string pieced play of color is paired with multiple machine fancy stitches, digitized embroidery and quilting.

2nd Place: Other Wall Award

$750

Title: Snow White

Maker: Mrs. Karen Terrens Quilter: Mrs. Karen Terrens

Design Basis: Traditional quilts

Snow White is based on traditional North Country Wholecloth quilts originally made in the late 1800's to early 1900's. The quilt incorporates shadow, cut away trapunto for all the quilting motifs. A blue layer of fabric behind the top layer of batiste has created the pale blue colour. While based on traditional quilts, all quilting motifs were re-drafted to make them suitable for machine quilting.

3rd Place: Other Wall Award

$500

Title: Spells and Potions

Maker: Pam Hadfield Quilter: Heidi Stagno

Design Basis: Hand Embroidery with AppliquÈ

This is a CrabApple Pattern that is all hand embroidery. I added some needle turn appliquÈ to enhance.

Additional information

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To the maximum extent of the law, your attendance and participation, including that of your children and minors accompanying you, in any Road to California classes, events, lectures or tours paid for or not is conditioned on your agreement to hereby indemnify Road to California, its employees, volunteers, contractors from and never to make any claim for injury, loss or damage to you or your children and minors accompanying you against Road to California, its employees, volunteers and contractors, caused by its very own negligence, strict liability, or for any other reason. By signing the registration form, or registering on line, you agree to the above terms and conditions.

© 2018

 Road to California -1160 N. Dewey Way - Suite A, Upland, CA 91786