Mexico’s Carol Wyss took home three ribbons from the Salt River Quilt Show with her quilt “October Morn,” winning the Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice and second place in the “autumn” category.
The fourth annual show was held Oct. 5 through Oct. 6 at the Mark Twain Memorial Shrine in Florida, Missouri. Eighty-nine quilts were submitted by more than 35 contestants, and more than 350 people viewed the display over the weekend. The event was co-hosted by the Monroe County Historical Society and the Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic site.
Kathy Miller of Frankford won first place in the “autumn” category for her piece, “Autumn Harvest.” Geneva Duff won third place in the category with “Fall Leaves.”
Amanda Haas of Curryville topped the “wildflowers” category with “Follow the Sun.” Gina Janes of Hannibal won second place with “One-Block Wonder,” and Sue Ann Winking of Quincy, Illinois won third with “4x4 Quilt.”
Rita Lenz of Hannibal won first place with in the “1930s” category with “Yo-Yo Blossoms.” Lori Ellis of Hannibal won second with “Dresden Plates,” which was quilted by her mother. Linda Narramore of Louisiana won third with “Trip Around the World.”
Abigail Hass won first place in the “18 and younger” category with “Lightning Bolt” and third place with “Bunny.” Second place went to Kameron Arnett for “Anchors.”
Lesa Spegal of Frankford won the “anything goes” category with “Getting to Know Who?” while Carol Hark of Hannibal won second and third place with “Kashmir” and “Links,” respectively.
Prizes were donated by sponsors like County Line Quilts and Homestead Hearth Fabric Store.