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Grunge Wood

The Northern Shenandoah Valley Quilt Show

My Dad's Plaids Quilt

My Favorite Color is Plaid!

April 12 - 14, 2024

Clarke County Parks & Rec Center
Berryville, Virginai

Our 2024 Show Challenge to you is...show us why your Favorite Color is Plaid! We want to see your quilts designed to look like plaid or that incorporate plaid fabrics.

What plaid do you love?

Madras... Tartan... Homespun... Tattersall... Argyle... Gingham... Buffalo... Windowpane... Shepherd's Check... Houndstooth...

Mark your calendars and let's get quilting! 

Presenting our 2024 Raffle Quilt...

"Sea Swept"

This beautiful quilt is a perfect example of a traditional pattern with a modern twist! Pattern designer Laura Flynn interspersed swirling snails trail blocks with elements from the storm at sea pattern to create a quilt full of movement. This quilt was made by one of our supporting groups, Shenandoah Piecemakers. They chose a Mod Plaid fabric which worked so well with the quilt pattern. By adding a few borders, this quilt is 93" x 102", large enough for a queen sized bed. Julie Belin of Blue Oaks Quilting used Ripples as the complementary quilting design.

Tickets are available now via our ticket sponors: the Scrappy Apple Quilts and More in Winchester and WebFabrics in Purcellville. Additionaly, tickets can be purchased from our friendly committee members, at area fairs or shows during the coming year, and at our show April 12-14, 2024.

Drawing will be held on the last day of the show.

Winner need not be present to win.

2022 Best in Show &
1st Place General Entry

Winner: Posies in the Garden

Made by Annie Mitchell

 

"This quilt combines so many things that I love about quilting. It thrills me to find the perfect fabric for a project and these Tilda fabrics "hit the spot." I think my endorphins kick in when I applique and hand quilt. It's therapeutic to listen to a good book while working with my hands to create something that can be appreciated and used by my family. It makes me grateful."


Design Source: Posies in the Valley by Blackberry Designs


Techniques used: hand appliqued, hand quilted

Size: 85 x 85

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INVALUABLE SUPPORT 

For our upcoming 2024 quilt show we are thrilled to once again have local businesses partner with us in showcasing our local quilt artisans. Their generosity enables us to make needed improvements and help keep the cost of attending our show to a minimum. We cannot express how much we appreciate the support of the following local businesses who are joining us in promoting the art of quilting in our community. Please click on their logos to learn more about their business.

Additionally, our show is partially supported by funding from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as the town of Berryville, Virginia. We are deeply appreciative of their support which helps us in our endeavor to highlight and promote the art of quilting in our community.
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