Friday, April 15, 2011

Alliance for American Quilts Voting Now Open

detail, Virginia is for Lovers

Virginia is for Lovers, 16" x 16", 2011
 The voting for the 2011 Alliance for American Quilts is now open -- through April 20th. My entry is quilt #117, Virginia is for Lovers. It is hand appliqued and hand quilted and based on a circa 1845 crib quilt in my collection (see below).
I would love to win the Handi Quilter quilting machine and hope that you will consider voting for me. You must be a member to vote but it is not too late to join the Alliance; an excellent organization that does so much to preserve the history of American Quilts. I especially enjoy the Quilt Index. If you join by April 19th, Amy will email you a ballot. You can join on the Alliance website and pay by credit card or paypal, it is only $25.00 (tax deductible) and again it goes to a great group.

I thought you might like to see my challenge quilt along with the antique inspiration, a circa 1845 crib quilt from the Shenandoah valley of Virginia. Thanks for visiting and for considering my quilt.


  1. I am a proud member of the Alliance and I will most certainly not even hesitate to vote for this quilt! It is absolutely gorgeous! I truly mean that! This is beautiful. The colors and choice of fabrics is just perfect!!

  2. Just beautiful, I would certainly give you my vote. HUGS MARY


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