QuiltCon- Youth Quilts

This is a small but powerful category.

We all want the tradition of quilting to move on to the next generation.

We hope the quilt makers of tomorrow build in exciting and fresh ways on what we have created.

Here are the entries in the youth division. I have indicated ages and prizes won if I could find the information.

Side Step
by Katie Ivie (Age 10‘ish)
Austin, Texas

by Katie Ivie (Age 10‘ish)
Austin, Texas

Pinwheels by Katie Ivie (Age 10‘ish)
Austin, Texas

Rainbow Magic
First Place and Juror’s Choice
Mollie McHahon (Age 7)
New South Wales, Australia

The Overgrown City
Second Place
by Cadence Jenkins
Ovilla, Texas

Rothko’s Dream
Third Place
Evie Guigley
Hernando, Mississippi

Maggie Johnson
Tulsa, Oklahoma

I am certainly inspired to encourage an Alaskan to enter next year.

PS- Thank you Barb for helping figure out all of the Prize Winners!

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10 thoughts on “QuiltCon- Youth Quilts

  1. Umm, I like all of the youth quilts more than I like the adult entries that I have seen in this year’s competition. I need a class in “The Youthful Brain” or “The Youthful Eye.”

    • Susan- That’s a great point. All of the quilts in the youth category have a “let’s just go for it feel” that the adults are missing. It’s something to think about while in our studios. I like that class name too!

  2. Thank you SO much for sharing this group of quilts! I didn’t realize this category existed and am glad to see such interesting, varied, complex quilts! These quilters are talented and I can’t wait to see what they do in the coming years!

  3. I agree with Susan about the 7 year old’s–my favorite. All I can think of is her grandmother who probably introduced here to sewing like mine did. Kept me busy sewing buttons on and sorting them into mason jars. They were all so beautiful almost like candy Jujubes) I remember.

  4. my favorite category too. thanks for showcasing it!

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    • Barb- I miss you too. The whole darn thing would have been way better with you. I really wish that I had taken of photograph of myself on that dang big sewing machine!

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