Thursday, May 8, 2014

"Pi" wins prize at HMQS contest!

The phone call came yesterday.
"Will you be attending the Opening Day Awards Ceremony?" said the voice on the other end. (Wish I could have said, "Yes—I'll be there!")

She couldn't divulge any more info on the phone at the time, but the Awards Ceremony has concluded and the results from the HMQS—Home Machine Quilting Show are now official. Congratulations to my quilt, "Pi E2 [Exponentially Embellished]," on receiving the 3rd Place award in the Conventional Machine category.
"Pi E2 [Exponentially Embellished]
46.25" x 46.25"
Here are detailed views of the free-motion quilting and decorative stitching on the appliqué.
Detail of free-motion quilting and decorative stitching.
Previous posts about the creation, fabrics and quilting of "Pi" are here, and when it was accepted into the Georgia Quilt Show and the quilting stats.
Detail of quilting.
Just for grins, I checked flights from Chattanooga to Salt Lake City. The best price was $506, but I would have had to book it, pack, and get to the airport within 35 minutes. Guess I'll have to plan better for next year.
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