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Quilts, Kids & Cold - Spring 2017 - 3/01/2017 12:00 a.m.

Item Description
1001.14 x 11 inches. This exquisite miniature was made by Pat Burns of Stockton Springs, Maine. The tiny baskets contain flowers just 1/4 inch tall! Pat is a published quilter who is known for her joyous use of color and careful workmanship.

1002.22.5 x 22.5 inches. Sue Clark Rivers of Searsport, Maine, donated a set of orphan blocks to make up this lovely table topper or wall hanging. Her sense of color and design, particularly when using Civil War Reproduction fabrics, makes her work some of the most sought after in Maine.

1003.9 x 9 inches. Sue Clark Rivers of Searsport, Maine, known for her skilled recreation of Civil War designs, crafted this first in our series of kitchen quilts from Civil War reproduction fabrics. As with all our kitchen quilts, this one is washable, and begging to be used!

1004.15 x 15 inches. Diane Dixon of Palermo, Maine crafted this explosion of movement using metallic fabric, Mylar-painted cotton, and metallic quilting thread applied with phenomenal detail. The photographer apologizes for not having the skill to capture the awesomeness of this piece.

1005.24.5 x 15.75 inches. Nora Buck of Hampden, Maine used larger center blocks in this log cabin to give dimensionality to the overall design. Nora's quilts are known for bold color choices and for taking traditional designs to a new level of creativity.

1006.15.5 x 15.5 inches. Sally Demeter of Morrill, Maine made this celebration of swirling movement. Originally intended as part of a larger piece, this block holds its own solo!

1007.15.5 x 15.5  inches. Sally Demeter of Morrill, Maine made this celebration of swirling movement. Originally intended as part of a larger piece, this block holds its own solo!

1008.14.25 x 14 inches. Susan Woehler of Belfast, Maine created this romp of color using blanket stitch appliqué and overlapping pieces to give big art to a small space. We love the joy expressed in this piece!

1009.11 x 9.25 inches. Pat Burns of Stockton Springs, Maine, created this exquisite miniature from a package of small fabric pieces given to her by a friend who had visited the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky. Pat's lively color sense enabled her to compile the bits in such a way that they create depth and movement.

1010.14.5 x 11.5 inches. Susan Woehler of Belfast, Maine crafted this cheerful little piece, using miniature nine-patch blocks and a row of flying geese across the top. It was part of a mini quilt challenge undertaken by the Friendship Sampler Quilters of Belfast, Maine.

1011.14.5 x 11.5 inches. Deb  Small of Belfast, Maine created this stunning art piece specifically for the Children of St. Jude. The quilt is hand pieced, hand embroidered and hand quilted. Check out the thousands of tiny french knots decorating the fern leaf! We love Deb's generous heart and joyful spirit.

1012.15 x 15 inches. Diane Dixon of Palermo, Maine quilted this orphan block donated by the Friendship Sampler Quilters of Belfast, Maine. The block was hand dyed. Look at the back to see a fine example of Diane's exemplary machine quilting skills. She is truly the Quilting Ninja!

1013.11 x 7.75 inches. This delightful miniature by Diane Dixon of Palermo, Maine combines batik ivy leaves, satin stitch stems and metallic thread quilting. It is a testament to Diane's artistic and technical skill.

1014.14.25 x 14 inches. Part of a series created with donated orphan stencil blocks from the Friendship Sampler Quilters in Belfast, Maine. This kitchen quilt began as a selection of wildflowers coated with fabric paint, then pressed into the muslin. Backing from the Sturbridge Village fabric collection, Civil War reproduction.

1015.8 x 8 inches. Part of a series created with donated orphan stencil blocks from the Friendship Sampler Quilters of Belfast, Maine. This kitchen quilt began as a selection of wildflowers coated with fabric paint, then pressed into the muslin fabric. Backing from the Sturbridge Village fabric collection, Civil War reproduction.

1016.8 x 8 inches. Part of a series created with donated orphan stencil blocks from the Friendship Sampler Quilters of Belfast, Maine. This kitchen quilt began as a selection of wildflowers coated with fabric paint, then pressed into the fabric. Backing from the Sturbridge Village fabric collection, Civil War reproduction.

1017.16.5 x 16.5 inches. Ruth Lind of Stockton Springs, Maine completed this orphaned block donated by the Friendship Sampler Quilters of Belfast, Maine. Appliquéd hearts and a wee bit of embroidery highlight a crazy-style design done in soft pastel colors reminiscent of the 1930s.

1018.9.25 x 9.5 inches. Susan Woehler of Belfast, Maine, created this colorful kitchen quilt reminiscent of the desert southwest. Native American symbols and colors create a lively sense of movement inside the four dancing borders.

1019.23 x 9 inches. This colorful wall hanging by Diane Dixon of Palermo, Maine, celebrates winter in the north country. Maine's state flower, the pine cone, provides a perch for the colorful birds we all look for every year.

1020.12.75 x 9.25 inches. From Diane Dixon of Palermo, Maine, this piece incorporates delicate flying kite tails in the quilting over a color wash sky. The black border makes Diane's colors shine, and highlights the black thread in the quilting.

1021.10 x 8 inches. Diane Dixon of Palermo, Maine hand quilted this lovely little kitchen quilt, one that celebrates a universal love of watermelon!

1022.8.25 x 8.25 inches. Diane Dixon of Palermo, Maine created this kitchen quilt while remembering the iconic book by the same name (written by Robert McCloskey), a beloved children's classic in Maine and beyond. Wild Maine blueberries are one of the State's most delicious assets!

1023.7.25 x 7.25 inches. Another in our kitchen quilt series, this potholder-sized miniature quilt by Mary Reynolds of Searsport, Maine, is as pretty on the back as it is on the front! Wait, which side is the back? Inquiring minds don't care!

1024.9 x 15 inches. Janice Capano of Stockton Springs, Maine, spends much of her time creating quilts for Maine's foster children. Here, she offers a delightful toy of a quilt, perfect to cover an end table or doll bed, or to grace a wall of your home.

1025.12.5 x 27.25 inches. Created by Ruth Lind in a workshop taught by Dianne Hire, this table topper celebrates the joy of pink, purple and turquoise playing together in joyful abandon.

1026.8.5 x 8.5 inches. Donated by the Friendship Sampler Quilters of Belfast, Maine, This kitchen quilt would work well as a potholder or a hot pad under a dish on the table. Totally washable, so use it freely!

1027.6.5 x 6.25 inches. Another one of our kitchen quilts, donated by the Friendship Sampler Quilters of Belfast, Maine. There's some extra batting in this one, so feel free to use it for insulation!

1028.14 x 15 inches.  A sweet kitty sleeps peacefully while birds frolic in their bath. The quilt top was created by Sally Demeter of Morrill, Maine, a quilter known for being willing to try new things and push the creative envelope.

1029.47.5 x 36.5 inches. A gift from Marcy Pompei of Santa Fe, New Mexico, this crib or lap quilt sings of the southwest. Marcy is a fellow auctioneer who was happy to donate this piece from her collection to benefit the Children of St. Jude.

1030.8.5 x 19.5 inches. Colorful flowers accent the whimsical teacups in this wee table topper donated by the Friendship Sampler Quilters of Belfast, Maine. Each saucer sits on a lacy doily all its own. 

1031.30 x 30.5 inches. In a colorful burst of beauty, Diane Dixon of Palermo, Maine brings us a taste of summertime. Her skillful machine quilting in pink accentuates the overall theme.

1032.37.5 x 30 inches. Just feathers, beautifully machine quilted feathers in glistening pink, adorn this piece from award winning machine quilter Diane Dixon of Palermo, Maine. We appreciate Diane's generosity toward the Children of St. Jude! She has made several quilts for this auction.

 

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