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Quilt Guild announces winners

By Staff | Mar 18, 2014

Winning first place at the quilt show hosted by the Susquehanna Valley Quilters at Hughesville were (L-R): Bonnie Foust, Carol Shetler, Chris Atkins, Linda Snyder, Lindi Schnechk, Betsy Maden and Beverly Bennett.

PENNSDALE – The following listings in the appropriate categories were selected by ‘Viewers Choice’ as winners at the bi-annual quilt show by members of the Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild. The event was held from Feb. 28 to March 2 in the social hall of the Hughesville Area Fire Company.

Large Bed Quilts :

1st, ” Zachary’s Precious Moments” by Beverly Bennett, Montoursville

2nd, ” My Garden Club” by Nancy Ryder, Hughesville

3rd, ” Bella Bella Bangello” by Rhonda Freezer, Hughesville

Second place winners at the Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild show at Hughesville were Linda Snyder, Kay Rhinehart, Nancy Ryder and Helena Volansky. Absent from photo Gay DiMarco, Shelly Curry and Bonnie Hampshere.

Small Bed Quilts :

1st, “Fall Frolic” by Lindi Schnechk , Williamsport

2nd, “Signs of the Season” by Helena Volansky, Montoursville

3rd, ” My Viral Internet Canning Jars” by Patti Winters, Williamsport

Theme: History of the Susquehanna Valley

Capturing yellow ribbons for third place at the quilt show sponsored by the Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild at Hughesville were Rhonda Freezer, Lucy Henry, Kim Hunter and Patti Winters. Ann Burke was absent from photo.

1st,, “Going for Grist” by Carol Shetler, Hughesville

2nd, “Pennsdale” by Kay Rhinehart, Pennsdale

3rd, “Rockville Train Bridge” by E. Ann Burke, New Cumberland

Wall Hangings:

1st, ” Granny Quilter” by Christine Atkins, Williamsport

2nd,” Crazy Quilter” by Bonnie Holtzapple, Williamsport

3rd, ” White Bunny Twist” by Lucy Henry, Montgomery


1st, “Fall Leaves” by Betsy Madsen, Williamsport

2nd, “Baby Buds” by Gay DiMarco, Allenwood

3rd. “Bringing in the Sheep” by Kim Hunter, Jersey Shore


1st. “Christmas Star” by Terry Snyder, Muncy

2nd, “Christmas Star Tree Skirt” by Terry Snyder, Muncy

3rd, “Hens and Sunflowers” by Kim Hunter, Jersey Shore


1st, Bonnie Foust, Paxinos

2nd, Shelly Curry, Dushore

Raffle Quilt winner was Suzanne Fahian, Montoursvillen and Nancy Lewis of Pleasant Mount, PA won the Bernina Sewing Machine donated by Hoover’s of Mifflinburg.

The next meeting for the Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild will be held Thursday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at the Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road, Pennsdale.

The program will feature a summary and recap of the Quilt Show. All show winners will be recognized, and the quilt show Committee would like the winners to bring their quilts to the meeting for photographs.

The April meeting will be held on Friday, April 25 with Gyleen Fitzgerald presenting a lecture and trunk show entitled “Make Mine with Scraps”. Members can sign up for Gyleen’s workshop to be held on Saturday, April 26th, “Trash to Treasure Pineapples”. A fee will be charged for the workshop. Members can sign up at the March meeting or contact Shelly Curry at 570-924-4223.

This teaching guild is always open to new members and welcomes any guests. For any further info on the guild, go to www.susqvalleyquilters.org or call 570-547-1940.