Celebrating Earth Day With Award Winning Quilts

One of the categories for the Road to California Quilt Contest is 


In 2014, 15 entries were accepted for judging. In honor of Earth Day, here are the award winning quilts  for this category and a description of the places and things in nature that inspired them:

Best Wall Quilt

Where We MetWhere We Met – Linda C. Anderson  

 Hogbo, Sweden, a small village near Stockholm


Best Visual ImageRed SunflowerRed Sunflower by Susan Bianchi

Inspired by a flower growing near Santa Cruz, California 


First PlaceHavasu FallsHavasu Falls by Kathy McNeil

Located via a 13 mile hike into the Grand Canyon on the Havasupai Reservation


Second PlaceMy PalletteMy Pallette – Dr. Sandra L. Nehlsen-Cannarella

“Nature in all her realm”


Third PlaceWinter SquashWinter Squash – Lauretta Crites

“Veggie Splendor” 


Mother Nature would be proud of these winning depictions don’t you think?



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