Ribbons at the Oregon State Fair

Wow!  With over 200 quilts and a huge amount of work by the Mid Valley Quilt Guild of Salem, the State Fair had a lovely display of quilts.  There were so many oohs and aahs as I walked the aisles of quilts.  The guild provided white glove people and lots of signs saying to keep your hands OFF the quilts.   Here are my wins!

SLO

Mom Burgandy

QC

Both of the quilts below are mine (the heart one I need to return to my daughter).

Ribbons on two

This was the quilt that three of us contributed strips of three 1.5″ squares and each of us now has a pretty big quilt.

WHTHLBoth my pillow and purse took ribbons.

purseOur daughter’s tote bag is on the upper left with a purple Honorable Mention ribbon.

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View Three

View One

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View TwoPhotography is a whole different game.  Two categories:  black & white or color and three prizes in each category.  A TON of competition.  At least Kevin’s photos were on display and not tossed out in the first round.

Kevin photo 2

Kevin photoWe hung around and Kevin took some photos of the rides.

Wheel

ride

tilt o wheelOur $2.50 ice creams from the Oregon Dairy Ladies Barn.

Ice creamOn the way home, we swung by Kevin’s work and checked out the new truck he drives each night.

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6 Responses to “Ribbons at the Oregon State Fair”

  1. karen Says:

    awesome Annemarie! Love Kevin’s pic of the spinning Ferris wheel! Makes me dizzzzzzy!

  2. Merilee Says:

    Congratulations! I remember a ride at Circus World I think it was, in Florida, where Kevin and George came off the ride rather green…

  3. Kinship Quilts Says:

    Love all the quilt pictures, congratulations on all the ribbons! Great job.

  4. susan webster Says:

    Wow Ann….when you doing Houston!!!

  5. firstlightdesigns Says:

    Lots of ribbons — yay for you, AnnMarie!! I think I need some fabric the exact color of Kevin’s truck!

  6. wombatquilts Says:

    Congratulations on your State Fair wins. I will have to make sure I get to the Fair next year.

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