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2006 Quilt Show: Quilts of Enchantment

Our quilt show was held September 30 - October 1, 2006 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Los Alamos, NM.  There were over 100 quilts, many vendors, a silent auction, etc.

The 2006 donation quilt was pieced and quilted by members of the Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild. The drawing was held on October 1, 2006 and won by Kathleen Clark of White Rock.



Thanks to all who helped to make the show a success!  Special thanks to the following:

  • Carlos Valdez from the County Extension Services

  • Los Alamos National Bank for sponsoring the signs

  • Starbucks for providing coffee for volunteers both days of the show

  • Chairpersons involved in organizing the volunteers and spouses

  • Guild members for sharing their quilts and talents

  • Knights of Columbus for their cooperation and support

  • Los Alamos High School National Honor Society members: Desta Shelley, Kelsey Souza, George Swinhoe, Brianna Walsh, Marie Baumgartner and Clara Szymanski for helping with set-up and

  • Kelley LeVan of the Monitor for her newspaper article.

Viewer's Choice Awards

Bed Quilts

1st Place: Oriental Expressions by Heide Payne

2nd Place: Windows by Nicole Dunn

3rd Place: Serengeti Safari by Heide Payne


Crib/Lap Quilts:

1st Place: Purple Butterflies by Carolyn Bush

2nd Place: Pineapple by Marion Kirchner

3rd Place: Garden Lattice by Betty Oliphant


Wall Quilts:

1st Place: 12 Days of Christmas by Lynne Horpendahl

2nd Place: Butterflies in My Cat Garden by Gayla Myers

3rd Place: Wildfire by Kathy Lawrence


Specialty Quilts:

1st Place: Blue Frost by Kathy Lawrence

2nd Place: Japanese Jacket by Claire Swinhoe

3rd Place: Pumpkin Table Runner by Deborah Kubicek


Miniature Quilts:

1st Place: Spinning Nine Patch by Betty Oliphant

2nd Place: Tiptoe Through the Tulips by Betty Oliphant

3rd Place: Mini Pastel Posies by Carolyn Bush


Kit/Block of the Month:

1st Place: Houston Strikes Again by Gayla Myers

2nd Place: Homestyle Christmas by JeanMarie Havrilla


Guild Challenge Quilts:

1st Place: Seeing Orange by Nicole Dunn

2nd Place: Monochromatic Sunflowers by Susan Friar

3rd Place: Moab Monochrome-Moonrise at Delicate Arch by Dianne Johnson


Overall Viewer's Choice- Seeing Orange by Nicole Dunn



Los Alamos Piecemakers
Post Office Box 261
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544