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Quilt Alliance Announces:

"Put a Roof Over Our Head" Quilt Gallery

Bernina of America and The Electric Quilt Company

Theme

Quilts were donated to The Alliance for American Quilts in celebration of its move to Asheville, North Carolina in 2006, and auctioned in 2007 after touring the U.S. The Alliance thanks all the artists and auction bidders! Quilts measure 19.5" x 15" and are displayed in the order they were received.

Prizes and Sponsors

The Alliance for American Quilts announced the winners of the "Put a Roof Over Our Head" contest at the Asheville Quilt Guild show on August 3, 2006. The announcement made by Karen Musgrave, curator and Alliance board member, was part of the celebrations around The Alliance's move to Asheville, North Carolina. Alliance members voted for the three winners from the 74 quilts entered into the contest. Third place winner Ellen Levine of Asheville won a Quilters' S.O.S. - Save Our Stories interview. Quilters' S.O.S. - Save Our Stories is one of The Alliance's oral history projects. Second place winner Ann Holmes, also of Asheville, won a complete software package donated by The Electric Quilt Company. The first place quilt was a group quilt made by Keti Kasrashvili, Irina Lavrinenko and Nino Chargeishvili of the Republic of Georgia. Their prize is a Bernina Aurora 440 QE sewing machine donated by Bernina USA.