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Quilt show finds 'tropical delight' with weather and turnout

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Sunny weather brought in big crowds in for the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club's “Tropical Delight.”


The club celebrated its 27th annual Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club show during Lavender Weekend at the Sequim Middle School.


Featured quilter Geneva Coffin of Port Angeles said it was a fun weekend and that people often asked if they could vote for her work as best in show. She politely declined.


This year audiences chose Sandy Rudd's “Light in the Forest” as best in show.


Other winners:
• Large Quilts (greater than 200 square inches)
First Place: “Wishing You Joy” by Diana Cowan
Second Place: “Sunrise on the Masai Mara” by Betty Cook
Third Place: “No Place Like Home” by Rhonda Coler



• Small Quilts (less than 200 square inches)
First Place: “Blue Heron I” by Peggy St. George
Second Place: “Mexican Star” by Nancy Davis
Third Place: “Kenya” by Merrie Jo Schroeder



• Art Quilts:
First Place: “Flower Power” — group quilt by members of Art Quilt Sues
Second Place: “Sequim Lavender” — group quilt by members of Art Quilt Sues
Third Place: “Is That Dinner?” by Carolyn Abbott



• Garments and Accessories:
First Place: “Just My Color” — jacket by Ilse Osier
Second Place: “Bora Bora Memories” — top and jacket by Sue Nylander
Third Place: “Apron” by Stephanie Swensson



• Club "Basket Case" Challenge:
Viewer's Choice: "B is for Basket” by Peggy St. George



The club meets 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Sequim Masonic Lodge, 700 S. Fifth Ave.



For more information on the club, visit
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