Thursday, February 23, 2012

This Time I Cried

This quilt is currently hanging at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, along with my quilt "Tahitian Tradition: Ti Fai Fai." I will admit that I was hoping for a "Best Handworkmanship" award, and of the two, I thought Tradition was the likely contender.

I pulled up the website this morning, and just now read the winner's list. oh. my.

Best Hand Workmanship: #3032 The Flower Fades by Suzanne Kistler.

I LOVE this quilt. It has a lot of meaning to me, and I've sewn a lot of myself into it. This was its 4th show, and it hasn't shown well. I've continued to enter it, primarily to share its message, not to win.

I feel truly humbled and blessed, and didn't have anyone to tell...

Thanks for listening. :)

6 comments:

Sara Kelly said...

Let me be the first to send you a big and well-deserved CONGRATULATIONS!

Barbara Sindlinger said...

Worthy of tears. Congratulations!

Diana said...

Suzanne, it is exquisite and you are greatly blessed to produce a work like this.

Diana

Del said...

I'll add my Congratulations. How lovely to have this positive re-enforcement on the fourth try. What were those othere judges thinking! Love, Del

sewmuchfun said...

Congratulations, that is awesome!!

Franki said...

And let me add my Congrats! Well done Suzanne. I love hearing that you kept entering this piece. We all need to remember this! Thanks for sharing with us all.