Clark County Quilters

A gathering of quilts and other hand-crafted
items created or collected by
members of the Thursday quilt group

HH Hall Building
10000 NE 7th Ave.
Vancouver, WA.
Jan. 16, 17, 18, 2003

This show highlighted the accomplishments of many of the members of the Odds 'N Ends quilt group.

Doris Steigleman--Doris has been quilting for about 20 years, but quilting is her heritage. Many of the quilts displayed here were done by her mother, Dora Ballard. Doris won Show Favorite 1st Place, Appliquéd 1st Place, and Large Hand Quilted 2nd Place, at the 26th Annual Clark County Quilt Show in 2001 for her Baltimore Album Quilt. Her favorite technique is appliqué.

Marj Hadley--Marj is a well known quilter and fiber artist in this area. she has been quilting since 1970, but has enjoyed making dolls and clothing for them since childhood. Her works have attracted national attention. She has published books and patterns and has been featured in several magazines. Of her long relationship with Clark County Quilters she says, I'm so proud of what this group has become and the good that it had done. I feel honored to have played even a very small part in it."

Diane Manning--Diane joined the group in 1991. She loves appliqué, and is inspired by the beautiful work all around her. Her future aspiration is to finish all the UFO's. Just imagine, with four daughters she has to make four of everything!

Pat Derby--Pat is the cheerleader for the group. It was through her appreciation of the beautiful work done by members of this group that we were encouraged to participate in this event. She loves textiles and machine piecing. In her words, "My only claim to pitiful fame is a second prize for the block entered in a CCQ quilt show block contest--and that was a shock!" We all agree when she says, "Quilters are the best people. I am richer through my associations via quilting."

Kalen Petersen--Another long-time member of the group, Kalen loves hand piecing and quilting. Her snow ladies have won Best of Show. She believes "With quilting you can inspire someone, comfort someone, and help share with one another."

Patti Cline--Patti, a member for over 20 years, loves "the group, fabric stores, and quilt shows"

Debbie Dietz--Debbie thinks she was "was born holding a needle." She enjoys doing healing quilts for people with life-threatening disease.

Patty Files--Another long time member of the group, Patty enjoys appliqué work. She also makes beautiful Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls.

Rose Haldeman--Rose is a dealer in antiques, quilts included. She has been a member of the group many years.

Barbara Humbard--A 15 year member, Barbara does beautiful work. She enjoys traveling, which cuts into her quilting time.

Cay Knight-Rankin--Cay is a new member of the group who enjoys fiber arts and collects dolls.

Barbara Ladner--Another new member, Barbara enjoys machine piecing but is anxious to do more appliqué with help from "the wonderful members of the group." She also does china and tole painting.

Carolyn Sharp--An accomplished acrylic painter, Carolyn loves to see work the other members are doing.

Lynn Tidland--Lynn is working on her machine quilting skills. She spends a lot of time traveling, so doesn't get to spend as much time as she would like at the machine.

This information was copied from a handout at the show.

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