2008 Old Tippecanoe Block Challenge Winners

Since I was not able to personally attend the award ceremony for the 2008 Festival of Quilts Old Tippecanoe Block Challenge at Vincennes, Indiana, I was pleased to see that Grouseland Foundation finally has the pictures of the other winning blocks!  I would love to have seen these blocks in person, but for now, the pictures would suffice…

grouseland-winners[My block is very similar to the 2nd place applique block that I had adapted it for a wholecloth interpretation.  You can see close-up pictures of my block here]

I have since made Jane Stamper’s acquaintance — she won first place in the applique and second place in the pieced categories.   The amazing thing about her work is that she does EVERYTHING by hand!!!  I am a machine gal when it comes to quilting, so anyone who pieces and quilts by hand is simply impressive to me!

Happy Stitching, everyone!

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