On September 2, 2020

Billings Farm & Museum announces 2020 ‘People’s Choice’ quilt awards

WOODSTOCK—Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, announces the results of the 2020 “People’s Choice” awards for the 34th annual quilt exhibition, held July 18 – Sept. 7, 2020.

Nearly 7,500 visitors viewed the exhibition and over 1,100 ballots were cast for favorite quilts.

The results

Full size quilts:

First place: Diamonds and Hearts in the Stars – Josette Jones, Windsor

Second Place:  Fiesta – Kathy Geagan, Brownsville

Third Place:  Peace – Sandra S. Palmer, Hartland

Small/Medium size quilts:

First:  Adoration of the Dragon Child – Mara Novak, Hartland

Second: Blooming Batik Bouquets –Susan Hall, Hartland

Third: Edgar – Linda Diak, Chester

At the exhibition opening, the Jurors’ Choice Awards were presented to Judi Simon-Bouton of White River Junction, for her quilt, “Square in a Square,” by juror Colleen O’Neil; “Salmo at Sea,” made by Susan Damone Balch of Reading, selected by juror Marti DelNevo; Linda Diak of Chester, was selected by juror Nola Forbes for her quilt “Edgar.” The Billings Farm & Museum Staff Choice was awarded to Josette M. Jones of Windsor, for her quilt “Diamonds and Hearts in the Stars.”

The Billings Farm & Museum is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation Inc., a charitable non-profit institution. Billings Farm & Museum is committed to providing educational opportunities and experiences to our visitors, whether here in Woodstock or at home wherever you are through online resources at Billings Farm at Home. Admission rates, hours, and events can be found by visiting billingsfarm.org.

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