Quilters United in Learning Together

Q.U.I.L.T., Inc.

Congratulations to our members

Our guild members do wonderful work.  Congratulations to:

Lila Smith has an Art Quilt Show at the Westerlo Library during July and August, 2018.  Beginning August 26, she will have a podcast from the Altamont Enterprise.

Quilt Artist Tina Raggio of Delmar, NY has been accepted as a finalist in the 2018 Imagine Quilt Competition at the twenty-ninth annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival. Produced by Mancuso Show Management, the Festival will take place at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, VA from February 22-25, 2018.  Raggio’s quilt, Squaring Circles, will be on display at the show along with many other quilts, all competing for prizes. Winners will be selected at the show and announced on the M-AQF website, www.quiltfest.com, on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Quilt and textile art enthusiasts will have an opportunity to view Raggio's quilt among all the other magnificent displays of quilts and textile art at the event, February 22-25, 2018. 

Pat Pinazek, Kathie Greenwold, and Noel Payton who won awards at the Oct., 2016 Q.U.I.L.T.S. show in Schenectady. 

2016 Row by Row winners are Carol Zych, Dawn Goodall, and Mary Phillips.

Jean Kallop and Fran Hahn won ribbons for quilts at the  2016 Altamont Fair.

The Pine Bush Discovery Center has announced the winners for the Q.U.I.L.T., Inc., Pine Bush Challenge Quilt show at the Center during June-July, 2016. The viewer's choices winners were 1) Pine Bush Dreamscape (Noel Payton) 2) Fire in the Pine Bush (Melody Brennan)  3) Beauty of the Pine Bush (Colleen Corbett).  The staff picks were a tie for all, Fire in the Pine Bush (Melody Brennan) , Lunch Time(Sue Jordan/Karen Sengle), Pine Bush Lupines and Butterflies (Julie-Ann Fortran).

Sharon Levanway, Peg Cerruti, Ardyce Elmore, Carolyn Olsen, and Connie Danko's granddaughter were winners at the 2016 Vermont Quilt Festival.  Sue Larson won their raffle quilt.

Debbie Lebrecht and Susan Cortesi were winners at the 2016 Empire QuiltFest.

Peg Cerutti, Thea Kazmer, and Noel Payton were winners at the 2015 Vermont Quilt Festival.  Carol Zych, Mary Phillips, and Dawn Goodall were 2015 Row by Row store winners.

Tina Raggio will have quilts on display in July, 2015:
 "Women in Art - Tina Walson Raggio and Linda Marie", Wellington's Herbs & Spices, 649 Rickard Hill Rd, Schoharie, NY 12157

Virginia Huerfeld reports that the 2 of her mixed media art quilts have been selected by 2 jurors to appear in the official magazine of the Embroiderers Guild of America, Fiber Forum - 2015. This- honor also includes her as a member  the EGA Fiber Forum until 2018. These mixed media art quilts will be on display in the “Living Room” this summer  at St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands N.Y. This show was juried and its theme is Illumination.   Carol Olson was also selected to exhibit her art quilt in the show. The Show will be held July 6-Aug. 28, 2015

Sharon Levanway is a Product Tester for NQA.  See Winter 2014 Quilting Quarterly.

Congratulations to the following guild members who won awards at the Q.U.I.L.T.S. quilt show, October, 2014: Laurie Collins, Kathy Klinger, Eileen McCabe, Noel Payton, Mary Ellen Tardiff, and Pat Cunningham.  If we missed anyone, please let Mary know.

Several guild members have won prizes, to date, at the 2014 NYS Row by Row:  TA Lasinski Foofsique), Carol Zych (Almost One of a Kind),  Dawn Goodale (Log Cabin Fabrics), Laura Swensen (Joyful Quilter) and Mary Phillips (Pookies).

Thea Kazmer/Laurie Collins and Sharon Levanway who won awards at the Vermont Quilt Festival, June, 2014.

Laurie Collins, Susan Cortesi, Debbie Lebrecht, and Eileen McCabe who won ribbons at the 2014 Empire QuiltFest, April, 2014.

Several guild members completed NYS Row by Row quilts and won prizes at participating quilt shops.  Included were Carol Zych, TA Lasinski, Susan Cortes,  Dawn Goodale, and Mary Phillips

Lynn Kane has been awarded an award for the NYS EMS Educator of Excellence.

Jeanne Ayers, Thea Kazmer, and Eileen McCabe won ribbons at the Vermont Quilt Festival in June, 2013.

Marie Miller will be one of the featured artists at the Q.U.I.L.T.S. fall quilt show, Autumn Inspirations 2012, to be held at Proctors GE Theatre in Schenectady, Sept. 29-30, 2012.   Congratulations to all our guild who participated in this beautiful show, particularly to the award winners, including Laurie Collins, Pat Cunningham, Kathie Greenwold, and Eileen McCabe.  Nice work!

 Susan Rivers and Kathy Riedel have a show, Fiber Whimsy, at the Broadway Art Center, 488 Broadway, Albany, NY in September, 2012.

Susan Rivers is co-founder of a group Art de Cure and has been written up in the Times Union, most recently on April 15, 2012 regarding a fundraiser at the Endocrine Group on behalf of the American Diabetes Association.

Susan Leath has written a book about the town of Bethlehem, NY.

Eileen McCabe won a prize for  Emerging Entrants - third place for her piece "My Creme Brulee" at MQX East, April, 2012.  Laurie Collins and Eileen McCabe were both finalists for the event.

Jo Wilson and Gloria Wood will be showing their 'Quilted Wall Hangings" at the East Greenbush Library  on Community Way in East Greenbush during the month of February 2012.  Library phone number is 477 7476. 

Sue Updike-Porter is one of the Pruyn House Quilters whose work is on exhibit at the Pruyn House in October, 2011.

Congratulations to Laurie Collins, Kathryn Greenwold, Lila Smith, Mary Reich who won ribbons at the Empire QuiltFest, October, 2011.  If we missed some guild winners, please contact Mary Phillips.

 There will be a Fiber Arts Group Exhibit by Joan Byalin, Barbara Quackenbush, Kathy Riedel, Susan Rivers at Desolation Road Studios, 182 Main St., Altamont, NY 12009. Dates: July 10-23, 2011  

At the Vermont Quilt Festival, June, 2011, several guild members exhibited. Thea Kazmer and Carolyn Olsen received 2nd prize ribbons.  If others received awards, let Mary know.

At the Wings Falls Quilt Show, June, 2011, Laurie Collins won  Best of Show, small quilt category-Hawaiian Dawn and several more 1st and 2nd place ribbons.  Eileen McCabe won 2nd prize in the "Other" category for her blue whole cloth quilt.

Susan Rivers has had two of her pieces were selected for an exhibit called "Sacred Threads" to be held in Washington DC area June 22 - July 4, 2011.   "Meet Bella" was selected for the joy category and "For Joanna" was selected for the Grief category.

Tina Raggio had a quilt exhibit, "A Splash of Color", April 1-30, 2011 ath the First Unitarian Universalist Society Albany, 405 Washington Ave., Albany, NY. Click HERE for pictures.   

Several of the ribbons at the Q.U.I.L.T.S. show, "Autumn Inspirations 2010" went to members of Q.U.I.L.T., including Laurie Collins, Kathryn Greenwold, and Anita Paul.  Nice work, ladies.

 Congratulations to Jeanne Ayers and Carolyn Olsen from the 2010 Lowell Quilt Festival.  Jeanne had two quilts on display, with one, "Lava Lamp", winning 1st Place, Bed Quilt Pieced.  Carolyn won 1st place Art/Innovation for her quilt "Tropical Leaves".

Laurie Collins who won 3rd place at the MQX show in Rhode Island in April, 2010, in the category "Emerging Entrants sponsored by Aurifil Threads"  See  MQX   for details. A photo of Laurie's winning quilt is in the Sept. 2010 issue of The Quilter, in an article entitled "What Do Judges Want?".

Linda J. Clark has a Beach Scene on an Eyeglass Case displayed in the June, 2010, issue of Miniature Collector magazine.   Linda's work will also be on the Woodland Scenics Facebook page.


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