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published on 08/21/2005


By Pauline Geary
President, Lone Oak Seniors

The Lone Oak Seniors 12th Annual Quilt Show held on July 16 & 17 was very successful with visitors from South Carolina, Georgia and different parts of Tennessee.

Winners in the miniature division were: Alma Hatfield, first; Mayrelou Stamps, second; and Dot Nichols third place. In the wall hangings division winners were: Mayrelou Stamps, first; Allison Johnson, second; and Pauline Geary, third place. In the baby quilts division, winners were: Mayrelou Stamps, first; Alma Hatfield, second; and Joel Bullock, third place. Winners in the pieced and hand quilted division were: Helen Cooper, first; Sonia Bible, second, Olivia Linehart, third place; and Mayrelou Stamps, honorable mention. In the pieced and machine quilted division winners were: Ila McInturff, first; Vivian Lesiewicz, second; Andrew Linehart, third place; and Mayrelou Stamps, honorable mention.

In the embroidered quilts division winners were: Alma Hatfield, first and Vanessa Mauthe, second place. Winners in the appliqué quilts division were: Tara Linehart, first and Dot Nichols, second place. Mayrelou Stamps won first place and Pauline Geary second place in the combination of techniques quilts division.

Group quilts created by the Lone Oak Seniors: first place went to a Spring Baskets quilt; second place was a Plaid Nine patch; an Underground Railroad quilt took third place; and honorable mention went to Almost a Flower Garden.

In the quilts over 50 years old division: winning first and second place, Joel Bullock; Dot Nichols, third; and honorable mention went to Vanessa Mauthe. In the pillows division winners were: first place, Pauline Geary; second and third place, Joel Bullock; and honorable mention, Vanessa Mauthe.

Winners in the quilt top for embroidered baby tops: Helen Cooper, first and Pauline Geary, second place. Embroidered top winners were: Dori Brown, first place; and Pauline Geary winning second, third and honorable mention. Pauline Geary won first place in the combination top hand pieced division.

Ila McInturff won both first and second place in the hand pieced tops division. Machine pieced tops winners were: Alma Hatfield, first; Joel Bullock, second; Alma Hatfield, third place; and Joel Bullock, honorable mention. Sonia Bible won first and second place in the tops over 40 years old division. Small miscellaneous tops winners were: Alma Hatfield, winning first; Mayrelou Stamps, second; and third place went to Pauline Geary.

Alma Hatfield won first place and Jimmie Leiderman second place in the art quilt tops division. A quilt top made from blocks entered in the 2004 block contest whose winners were: Allison Johnson, first; Alma Hatfield, second; and Mayrelou Stamps, third place, won first place and was selected to be quilted at the 2005 Sequatchie County Fair (August 13-20).

Alma Hatfield also received an award for the most blue ribbons and the Viewers Choice Award for a quilt top, which was a Pieced Hearts, quilt top. The Viewers Choice Award for a quilt went to Pauline Geary for a Hankie Butterfly quilt. The winner of the beautiful Basket Quilt was Eileen Bonds of Signal Mountain.

For more information on the senior group call on Mondays or Wednesday 9-12:00 Noon Eastern Time.

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