Quilts by the Sea 2017


The Amelia Island Quilt Guild, Inc

14th Triennial Quilt Show

Friday February 17 and Saturday 18, 2017

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

At The Atlantic Recreation Center

        2500  Atlantic Ave

  Fernandina Beach, Florida


FERNANDINA BEACH, AMELIA ISLAND is a charming historic seaport with beautiful beaches and quilts galore. Located on a beautiful barrier island in far northeast Florida, our guild is made up of a varied and delightful group of women from all across the country with skills ranging from excited beginners to talented prizewinners. Give yourself a few days to explore historic Fernandina Beach while you are here. Click on the links below to learn more about our island:


City of Fernandina                  Amelia Island Convention and Tourism Bureau


Best of ShowBest of Show





 Best in Show

"Autumn Chains of Ireland"

by Vicki Skahill











Best Hand Quilting

"Good Morning Blue"

by Patsy Troxell











Best Machine Quilting

"Dragon Flower"

by Pam Baity





Best Use of ColorBest Use of Color




Best Use of Color

"Flowers and Shells" 

by Dell Dunman 









Artistic MeritArtistic Merit




Artistic Merit

"At the Beach"

by Kathy Caswell 





Judges ChoiceJudges Choice




Judge's Choice

"Sugar Cube"

by Dianne Febles 







Mayor's ChoiceMayor's Choice



Mayor's Choice

"Very Maria"

by Carolyn Murdoch 






Guild President's ChoiceGuild President's Choice


Guild President's Choice

"Hurricane Matthew's

Pumpkin Patch"

by Lauree Hemke 




Viewer's ChoiceViewer's Choice







Viewer's Choice

"Cupid's Darts"

by Mike Polese





Raffle Quilt 2017Raffle Quilt 2017







Raffle Quilt 2017

was won by

Linda Martin!




Merchant Mall 

Billy McCray

Cinnamon’s Quilt Shoppe 

Forrest Quilting and Sewing - Woody’s Edge

Heritage Quilt Shop 

Ladybug Quilt Shop 

Lollipops Quilt Shop 

Martelli Enterprises 

Tony Baker and Suzanne Driver 

Small Things From Wood


Food Trucks

Berry Good Farms 


Flaming Delight



Quilt Show Challenge!

"Pirate Legends of Amelia Island"

Aye, please make your challenge special, add some string piecing to make it interesting, use at least 3 of the designs of the fabric and a compass to show me the way back to your hidden treasure.

Total size:  Total of 4 sides add up to 110” or less.



Quilt Show Judge 2017:  Brenda Kalata

Brenda Kalata lives in St. Augustine, FL and also judged our quilt show in 2011.

A graduate of Moravian College, Brenda achieved her certification as a quilt judge from NOA in 1985.  She collects, restores and repairs antique quilts.  She also gives presentations on the dating and care of antique quilts, restoration and judging criteria.  Her collection includes quilts that date back to 1825. 

Please visit her website at:  featheredstarquilts.com




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