Essenhaus Quilt Show Award Winners Announced
MIDDLEBURY – The fourth annual Essenhaus Quilt Show and Sale was held August 11, 12, and 13, 2011, at the Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center on the main campus of the property where the Restaurant and Essenhaus Village Shops are located. The show was designed to celebrate quilts, the fine art of quilting, and those who create quilts. Vendors, free workshops and live demonstrations were part of the event. Local guilds worked to complete a quilt topper designed to duplicate the “Pinwheel” quilt pattern” which is the design used in the 2011 Essenhaus quilt garden.
Beautiful and unique quilts were displayed and “Best” awards were presented in the following categories:
Pieced - G. Rosemarie Stanley - Schaumburg, IL / “July Celebration”
Hand-Stitched - G. Rosemarie Stanley -Schaumburg, IL / “Gaslights Recycled”
Machine Stitched Free Hand & Applique - Edith Shanholt - Elkhart, IN / "Heart & Hand II”
Vintage - Mary Adams - Goshen, IN / “Around the World”
Hand-Stitched - Laura Yutzy - Hazelton, IA / “Rose Bouquet”
Pieced - Dawn Briskie - Middlebury, IN / “Arrowhead Crossing”
Machine Stitched Free Hand & Best of Show - Tammy Gardner - Edwardsburg, MI / “The Cactus Rose”
Machine Stitched Computer - Mary Martha Scott - Berne, IN / Pattern: “Single Irish Chain”
Applique - Claire Baker - Middlebury, IN / “Birds of Paradise”
Machine Stitched Computer - Pat Stahley - Goshen, IN / “Feathered Star”
Theme - Nancy Hawkins - Middlebury, IN / “Especially made by loving hands for Bob & Nancy Hawkins”
People’s Choice - Gale Polk - Grandview, MI / "God’s Blessings Primitive Gardens"
Next year’s show will be held August 10 and 11, 2012, at the Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center.
Additional information regarding Das Dutchman Essenhaus can be obtained by calling 800-455-9471.