Friday, March 2, 2012

Imagine My Surprise!!

I got the March newsletter this morning from Quilt University and always enjoy reading Carol Miller's thoughts on any number of subjects. Then I decided to go directly to Quilt University.com and check out the new classes and Student Commons to see what was posted on there. I looked at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival pictures, checked out the Orchid Extravaganza and then decided to look at the Eleventh Annual Virtual Quilt Show from QU.  Can you imagine my shock when I scrolled down looking at the winners in the Applique catagory?  My Dad's fabric portrait was one of the 5 winners and one of two with Honorable Mention!!! Honestly, I do not even remember entering my piece for consideration in this contest, honestly!!  I am completely shocked and it is such an honor and my Dad would be so proud of this. Those of you that read my blog know that Dad had passed away in January of this year.  I'm sitting here crying right now, this has really been an emotional start for my day but I'm so, so proud and I thank everyone who voted in the virtual QU quilt show.  Whew, I am overwhelmed but so, so honored...sew until next time, I hope you have a Stitches kind of day........

5 comments:

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

I haven't been to QU, but, I remember your quilt in one of the weekly contests On Quilters Gallery. It's a great quilt. What an honor, for both you and your dad. I miss my dad, too.

Karen said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! That is so wonderful! Enjoy and know that he is proud to be a part of your accomplishment. Words can't express the joy I'm feeling for you. WOW

Quilter's Delight said...

Congratulations! What a wonderful surprise for you. The work you did on your Dad's fabric portrait was fabulous and truly merits the awards.

Michelle May said...

Woo hoo! That's fantastic!

Amy, a redeemed sheep said...

I'm not surprised! It is very well done and deserving of such honors. =)