Breaking News


The Ouachita Quilt Show Committee thanks everyone who participated in making this year’s Quilt Show a big success.  We are pleased to announce the winners in the following categories:




BEST OF SHOW:  Elaine Graves ,  “Purple Star Quilt”


PEOPLES’ CHOICE:  Nancy Jo Baker, “Many Mini Rose Gardens”




CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:  Mary-Sheba Graves, “Ahhh, 1969 Tree of Life”


CIRCUIT JUDGE:  Linda Bento, “Mustang Round Up”


CITY CLERK:  Sandra Hartley, “Aegean Sea”


COUNTY JUDGE:  Faye Martin, “Stars and Stripes”


COUNTY SHERIFF:  Mary Meier, “Lone Star”


CHIEF OF POLICE:  Erma Mize, “Sunshine”


MAYOR OF MENA:  Nancy Philpot, “Remembering the 30’s”


MAYOR OF COVE:   Jane Pate, “Goin’ Huntin’”


PROSECUTING ATTORNEY:  Ann Garrett, “Christmas Cabins”


COUNTY CLERK:  Joyce Sanden, “Sea Green/Blue Pleiades Constellation”


MENA STAR:  Gayle Wilson, “Crazy Fusion”


THE PULSE:  Mary-Sheba Graves, “On the Wings of a Dove”


KENA:  Shannon Young, “A Tendonitis Sufferer, That’s What I’m Going to Be for Halloween”


ART GALLERY:  Sharon Chambers, “The Penguins”


UARM:  Shirley Baker, “Double Wedding Ring”


MENA SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS:  Sharon Chambers, “Four Block”


A & P COMMISSION:  Ruth Dilbeck, “Violet Garden”


NIMBLE THIMBLE QUILT GUILD:  Ann Ferris, “Christmas Sampler”


JUDGES OF SHOW:  Shannon Young, “Arkansas is Home”

Nancy Jo Baker,  “Many Mini Rose Gardens”


VENDORS CHOICE:  Nancy Jo Baker, “Red, White, Blue”

Sharon Chambers, “Winter Lilies”


SHOW COMMITTEE:   Sandra Hartley, “Elephants”

Stephanie Povey, “Weekend Quickie”

Sharon Chambers,  “The Elephants”




HAND PIECED/MACHINE QUILTED:  1st  – Mike Beard, “Mommy’s Retro-poly Flower Garden”


MACHINE PIECED/HAND QUILTED:  1st – Nancy Jo Baker, “Red, White, Blue”; 2nd  Bonnie Kerns -“Log Cabin”; 3rd – Faye Martin, “Stars and Stripes”




MACHINE PIECED/LONG ARM ALL OVER QUILTED:  1ST – Pam Ferguson, “Civil War Replica”;

2nd – Pam Ferguson, “Log Cabin Sampler”; 3rd – Joyce Sanden, “Sea Green/Blue Pleiades Constellation”


MACHINE PIECED/LONG ARM CUSTOM QUILTED:  1ST – Shannon Young, “Arkansas is Home”;

2nd – Wyona Abbott, “Square in a Square”;  3rd – Shirley Baker, “Double Wedding Ring”


MACHINE PIECED/LONG ARM COMPUTERIZED:  1st– Ann Ferris, “Scrappy Nine Patch”


COMBINED TECHNIQUES/HAND QUILTED:  1st – Mary-Sheba Graves, “Pink Poppy”


HAND APPLIQUE/HAND QUILTED:  1st – Mary-Sheba Graves, “Ahhh, 1969 Tree of Life”;

2nd – Sharon Chambers, “Thousand Oaks”


HAND APPLIQUE/MACHINE QUILTED:  1ST – Carol Carlyle, “Folk Art Christmas”; Elaine Graves, “Scrappy Dresden Heart”; 3rd – Linda Bento, “Reaching Out”


MACHINE APPLIQUE/MACHINE QUILTED:  1st – Jane Pate, “Fantastic”; 2nd – Shannon Young, “The Street Where You Live”


WALL HANGING/HAND QUILTED:  1ST – Sharon Chambers, “The Owls”; 2nd – Kathy Stucker, “Yellow Butterflies”; 3rd – Kathy Stucker, “Red Butterflies”


WALL HANGING/MACHINE QUILTED:  1st – Ann Ferris, “Christmas Sampler”; 2nd – Marcia Norris, “Kaleidoscope”; 3rd – Kay Meacham Brown, “Ladybug”


LAP QUILT/HAND QUILTED:  1st – Bernice Philpot, “Playful Mice”


LAP QUILT/MACHINE QUILTED:  1st – Elaine Graves, “Purple Star Quilt”; 2nd – Kay Meacham Brown, “Target Practice”; 3rd – Sharon Chambers, “The Penguins”


BABY QUILT:  1st – Mary-Sheba Graves, “Circus”; 2nd – Linda Craig, “Noah’s Ark”; 3rd – Ann Garrett, “Baby Twister”


APPAREL:  1st – Stephanie Povey, “Weekend Quickie”


ORIGINAL DESIGN:  1st – Shannon Young, “A Tendonitis Sufferer—That’s What I’m Going To Be For Halloween”; 2nd – Kathy Stucker, “Log Cabin Hearth”; 3rd – Kathy Stucker, “Promise of Bounty”


FIRST QUILT:  2nd – June Blaine, “Happy Garden”


GROUP QUILT:  1st – Nancy Jo Baker, “Many Mini Rose Gardens”; 2nd – Ann Ferris, “Pink”


HAND EMBROIDERED QUILT/HAND QUILTED:  1st – Mary-Sheba Graves, “On the Wings of a Dove”; 2nd – Ruth Dilbeck, “Violet Garden”


HOME DÉCOR:  1st – Pam Ferguson, “Christmas Starts”; 2nd – Ann Ferris, “Patriotic Table Runner”; 3rd – Nancy Jo Baker, “Purple Flange Table Runner”


OTHER:  2nd – Pam Ferguson, “Sewing Machine Pad”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *