Central Idaho Quilters 26th Annual Quilt Show

People from all over the Northwest came to see the quilts handmade by local quilters.

There were 85 quilted items ranging from large queen-size bed quilts to small placemats and wall hangings entered in the People’s Choice Quilt Show. The featured quilter for 2021, Anne Arneson, had her many items of handiwork displayed on one section of the showroom.

Winning the three places of our People’s Choice Best of Show Award were 1st, Roseann Sampson showing a red Chevy truck in front of a barn bordered by a LeMoyne Star; 2nd was Arlene Thomas displaying her version of a Water Color Garden; and placing 3rd was Barbara Shires entering her idea of the Northern Wilderness.

Winners in each category placing 1st , 2nd, 3rd were:

• Artistic/Self Designed: Roseann Sampson, Carol BonAnno, Sallie Wilhelm

• Baby: Wendy Jo Anderson, Wendy Graves

• Group: Pam McIntire

• Hand Embroidered: Barbara Shires, Lou Sawyer, Marilyn Hubbard

• Machine Applique: Barbara Shires

• Machine Quilted: Rebekah Thompson

• Machine Pieced: Arlene Thomas, Arlene Thomas, Sandie Daeges

• Miniature: Gerry Skaggs, Janet Dixon, Gerry Skaggs

• Paper Piecers: Mary Stinchcomb

• Youth: Ruth Henry

• Wall Hanging: Arlene Thomas, Arlene Thomas, Barbara Shires

• CIQ Covid Challenge: Lou Sawyer, Carol BonAnno, Sallie Wilhelm & Carolynn Doughty (tie)

The winner of the 2021 raffle quilt, Idaho Dream, was won by Greg Trapp of Kooskia;, the wood scrolled basket, donated by Sandie Daeges, was taken home by Madeline Blankenship of Kamiah; and the crocheted afghan, donated by Carolyn McKinney, found a home with Melinda Denton of Lewiston.

Organizers gave a “huge thank you” to all the volunteers who worked so hard to make this show a success, even in the midst of the Covid epidemic.

Kamiah BBQ Days parade

School Organization: Class of 2025

Classic Cars: Scott B. (Clearwater Classic Car Club) and Al Humphrey

Business: Molly’s Happy Tails

Community Organization: No Kill Pet Shelter

County Royalty: Lewis County Royalty

Horse: Gold Trail Wranglers

Presidential: Freedom Northwest Credit Union