"Up from the Depths" ~
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Yesterday, hubby and I went on a field trip by tour bus up to Jacksonville for the "2012 Quilt Fest."
We traveled with all of the other ladies that are in his weekly Quilting Social group from JoAnn's Craft Store.
It was such fun and saw so many gorgeous quilts at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center.
It is a three day event that will end today.
The first quilt I saw was this turtle quilt and was a fave.... naturally :)
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Up From The Depths
This is an original design by Sue Turnquist in Tifton, Georgia.
The sea turtle is machine applique.
The tropical fish are thread painted and appliqued to the machine pieced background.
The entire piece is machine quilted.
September 20, 21, 22
Prime F Osborn III Convention Center
1000 Water Street
Free parking in the Prime Osborne parking lot
(has a train engine just inside the entrance)
access on Bay Street
Thursday & Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
QuiltFest is an open judged show.
Prize money will be awarded in each category as follows:
1st place - $300, 2nd place - $200 and 3rd place - $100
In addition, each of the following will receive:
Best of Show - $300
Viewer's Choice, Artistic Merit,
Best Hand Quilting and Best Machine Quilting - $100 each.
Ribbons only will be awarded for
Judge's Recognition, Honorable Mention,
and all Young Quiltmakers.