The Rim Country Quilt Roundup was a huge success for a first-time show, according to Nancy Volz, a member of the committee that presented the event.
Following is a list of the Rim Country Quilt Roundup quilt show and raffle winners:
First Annual Quilt Roundup Winners
Viewer's Choice -- Best of Show
Threadplayers (Nancy Bollard, Louise Bossert, Terry Hale, Joy Lawson, Alyce Leach, Arleen Logan, Janet Martin, Sandy Phillips, Roberta Schaffer, Rose Anne Self, Dorothy Tatsch, Georgia Thorne, Pamela Trapeur, Sandra Gill), Rim Country Experience
Viewer's Choice -- Large Quilts
First: Dixie O'Hara, Queen Anne Star
Second: Threadplayers, Rim Country Experience
Third: Terry Doyle, Party Time
Viewer's Choice -- Medium Quilts
First: Debbie Vaughn, Feathered Star
Second: Gina Perkes, Raspberry Truffle
Third: Linda Yantis, My Grandmother Came From Norway
Viewer's Choice -- Small Quilts
First: Georgia Thorne, Forest Rain Dance
Second: Joy Lawson, My Appliquéd Crewel Design
Third: Arleen Logan, Awesome Blossom
Viewer's Choice -- Miniature Quilts
First: Terry Doyle, Summer Garden
Second: Monika Hancock, Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars
Third: Arleen Logan, Letters Home
Viewer's Choice Best Quilt for a First Time Quilt Show Entrant
Maureen Pastika, Sun Bonnet Sue Clothes Line
The exhibition judges were Diane Pitchford and Rita Blocksom, both of Phoenix.
Best Machine Quilted: Raspberry Truffle, Gina Perkes
Best Hand Quilted: Linda Yantis, My Grandmother is from Norway
Best Use of Color in a Quilt: Tracey Brauer, Folk Art Amish
Best Quilt for a First Time Quilt Show Entrant: Linda Matteotti, Color Wash Irish Chain
Special Award courtesy of Jo Holiman of Payson
Pioneer Award for Best Scrap Quilt: Trudy Ooms, Dreamcatcher for Maria and Gene
Mayor's Award (Mayor Barbara Brewer): Joy Lawson, Grandmother's Flower Garden
Rim Country Chamber of Commerce Award (Tina Bruess): Judy Alender, Bride's Wreath for Grandma Rose
Threadplayers Award for Most Innovative Quilt: Terry Doyle, Fairy Tale
The PFAFF/Quilter's Outpost Quilt Expression 2046 Sewing Machine (Retail Value: $2250) was won by Ellen McGuire, Payson.
Heber/Overgaard Pine Needlers: Joanne Battershall, Scottsdale.
Payson Quilting Bees: Sandy Stan, Mesa.
Sunbonnet Sue Visits the Rim Country: Lita Nicholson, Payson.