Local quilter is semifinalist in international quilt show

  • Thu Apr 25th, 2019 1:30am
  • Life

Submitted by American Quilter’s Society.

Sheila Gaquin from Deer Harbor is a semifinalist for the 2019 American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek Show to be held in Paducah, Kentucky, April 24 – 27 at the Schroeder Expo and Carroll Convention Center.

Gaquin has been chosen to display the quilt “Signed, Sealed and Delivered,” which is a realistic depiction of the Deer Harbor Post Office. It is pictured here. The work of approximately 400 artists will be represented in the Paducah show, now in its 35th year.

Quilts were entered in this international contest from 16 countries and 44 states. Three quilting authorities will judge this elite group, awarding first-, second-, and third-place cash prizes in 16 categories.