The 9th Annual Heart of Texas Quilt Show wrapped up on Sunday at the Brownwood Coliseum with over 120 entries of quilts in a variety of patterns, colors and sizes with entries from across the state.
Awards given on Friday included Early Mayor’s Choice of “Dallas Cowboys” pieced and quilted by Rosa Sanchez of Brownwood and HPU President’s Choice, “A Study in Perseverance” pieced and quilted by Carolyn Thomas of Clyde.
Saturday’s award winners (pictured below) included The Brownwood Mayor’s Choice of “Texas Friendships” quilted and pieced by Doris Rice of Brownwood, Guild Choice of “Baltimore Album” which was appliquéd and quilted by Joy Early of Bangs and Best of Show was this same quilt by Joy Early.
Other activities during the quilt show included a raffle of a donation quilt entitled “Stars across the States” and the “Old Fashion Bed Turning.” According to guild members, the donation design featured a star block for each state depicting that state's name and state flower. The quilt top was pieced by members of the guild, layout design and quilting was done by Angela McCorkle.