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Utah Quilting and Sewing Marketplace Exhibit

logo green base with blue and green quilt pattern and words Utah Quilting & Sewing Marketplace

When Jina and Moana stopped by The 70273 Project Special Exhibit at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX last November and invited us to be a Special Exhibit at the Utah Quilting & Sewing Marketplace, it seemed like a l-o-n-g time away. But here we are, and it seems like it was just yesterday we stood talking with Jina and Moana in Houston. Funny, that.

The Engineer and I spent today flying across country to be here, and I thought maybe you’d like to know which quilts will be exhibited and maybe even find some of your own work on display. Feel free to read all the way through this post or enter your name in the search box in the right sidebar and find it that way. And hey, if you’re in the neighborhood or can get here, come on over and be sure to stop by The 70273 Project Special Exhibit and say Hey.

Note: Each quilt will be profiled individually in its own blog post as we go along, and there you’ll find complete info like countries of residence and all dedications along with stories. Oh my goodness, y’all know how I adore and cherish the stories! I need help entering information into a spreadsheet, so if any of you are willing to do that or have a responsible, attention-oriented teenager who would be, let me know. Having that Central Headquarters Spreadsheet will be a tremendous help. (And for the record, it took me forever to type the word “spreadsheet” because just the thought of the word stomps down my creative spirit! I call them Landscape Oriented Tables.)

And now without further ado, if you can’t be in Utah, enjoy the exhibit here. And hey, thank y’all so much for all you do to commemorate these 70,273 souls.

quilt with white base covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 1
Pieced by Kitty Sorgen
Quilted and Finished by MJ Kinman
Blocks made by:
Helen Voyles
Robin Hewell
Ada Hewell
MJ Kinman
Kitty Sorgen
Susan Graham
Andy Chambers
Jeanne Hewell-Chambers
Deborah Cheek
Glenda Williams
Margaret Williams
Sharleen Jespersen
Kimberly Brock
Pamela Arena
Mari Ann Stefanelli
Samantha Kendig
Julie A. Taylor
Barbara Atwell
Steve Jankousky
Michelle Banton
Lucy Urbach
Jillian Urbach
Little Luna and Her Mom
Lee Durbin
Denniele Bohannen
Debra Steinmann
Robin Woods
Chloe Grice
Linda Smith
Laurie Dunn
Elizabeth (Libby) Cook
Faye Cook
Carol Howard Donati
Susan Jimison
Juline Bajada
Marnie Gloor-Chambers
Alison Chambers
Kipp Chambers
Brenda Shimshick
Angela Canada
Andrew & Nicholas Canada
Jennifer Shimshick

 

a white quilt covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 3
Pieced and Quilted by Margaret Williams
Blocks made by:
Ada B. Hewell
Alida Palmisano
Andrew Canada
Andy Chambers, for Nancy Chambers
Andy Grimaldi, for my children who HAD the opportunity to live no matter their flaws! (no red X’s for them!)
Angela Canada
Angel Childs, for Phylis Leona Childs
Anonymous
Barbara Attwell, for Joe Conrad, mentally handicapped uncle
Bev Haring (
Bradley L. Pope, for the 692nd Tank Destroyer Battalion
Brenda Shimshick, for Beverly Thomas
Carolyn Katzoff, for Harry Katzoff
Chloe Grice, for Tula Belle Grice
Christa Joy, for Jimmy Joy
Cindy Hall
Dan Sorgen
Danny Sorgen
Deena Sanders
Denniele Bohannen, for former students
Denise Giardullo, for all the special needs children I taught who would have perished if the Nazis were successful
Elizabeth Belcher, for my father, Leneord White, RAF Pilot, WW2
Elizabeth (Libby) Cooke
Faye Cooke
Gail Black, for Evan Bright
Glenda Williams
Jane Wilson
Janet Eidem
Janet Hartje, for Amanda
Jeanne Hewell-Chambers, for Nancy Chambers
Jerry Hewell
Jillian Urbach
Julie A. Taylor, for Cecilie M. Taylor
Juline Bajada
Kathy Cox, for Nancy Chambers
Kaylee Sorgen
Kevin Barton, for Burt Brooks, WW2 Veteran, purple heart recipient (deceased)
Kitty Sorgen
Laurel Hotchkiss, for all the families who suffered under Hitler
Laurie Dunn
Lee Durbin, for Tim Durbin
Linda Heron, for the 70,273 lost in Nazi Germany and for those I have known, those I know now, and those I”ll never know personally
Linda Smith, for Helen Helms and Geraldine
Little Luna (and Her Mom )
Lucy Urbach
Margaret Williams, for Marie Dreyer
Maria Conway
Maria Sorgen
Marie Z. Johansen, for Women of the French Resistance
Marissa Shenkle
Melody Butler, for all the special children who have come into my life at the kindergarten where I work
Michelle Banton
MJ Kinman, for Bess J. Liversidge and Elizabeth Zelms
Nancy Burch
Nicholas Canada
Pauline
Rebecca O’cannon, for Roxie Anna Duhon
Ross Greene, for Ross W. Perrin
Scott Linville
Steve Jankousky
Steve Ulman
Susan Getchell
Susan Graham, for Carlo
Zachery Freeman

 

a white quilt covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 5
Pieced, Quilted & Finished by MJ Kinman
Blocks made by:
Students and Staff of the Blanchard Valley Center

 

white quilt covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 10
Pieced, Quilted, and Finished by Margaret Williams
Blocks made by:
Ada Hewell
Adalee Beasley
Andy Grimaldi
Andrew R. Chambers
Anonymous
Barbara Atwell
Bev Wiedeman
Bobbi Penniman
Brenda Shimshick
Caroline Rudisill
Carolyn Katzoff
Chase Hughes
David S Leader
Deborah L. J. MacKinnon
Debra Steinmann
Denniele Bohannen
Elizabeth Belcher
Emily May (Milly) Grice
Faye Cook
Frances Holliday Alford
Glenda Williams
Hylke and Marjolein Lootens
Janet Eidem
Janet Hartje
Janice Foy
Janine Morrell
Jeanne Hewell-Chambers
Jennifer Eastment
Jennifer Lario Moya
Jennifer Shimshick
Kimberly Kuhns
Kitty Sorgen
Laurie Dunn
Lee Durbin
Linda Heron
Linda Isaacs
Linda Smith
Lori East
Margaret Williams
Marsha Hardan
Maryellen “Graz” Grysewicz
Michelle Banton
Michelle Hughes
Mildred S (Millie) Long
MJ Kinman
Mona Masters
Patricia Gaska
Pauline
Robin Welsh
Rosemary Claus-Gray
Sarah Noelle Ballantine
Sue Beermann
Susan Getchell
Susan Graham
Susan Guild
Susan Leader
Susie Wheelis

 

white baby christening gown sewn onto a white quit base, surrounded with pairs of red X's forming teardrops and streams of teardrops

Quilt 14
A Middling made by Jeanne Hewell-Chambers

 

white quilt base adorned with pairs of large and small red X's

Quilt 15
A Middling made by Jeanne Hewell-Chambers

a white quilt embellished with pairs of red X's

Quilt 22
Pieced and Quilted by Catherine Symchych
Blocks made by Students at Snowy Range Academy Middle School

 

white quilt embellished with pairs of red X's

Quilt 23
Made by Maité Findeling

 

white quilt base adorned with pairs of red X's

Quilt 28
Pieced, Quiited, and Finished by Katell Renon and Chantal Bommier
Blocks made by:
Christiane Richard
Paulette Lacroix
Dany Monnier
Angèle Peltot-Leccia
Martine Voutain
Brigitte Janin
Guillemette Marraud
Katell Renon
Anonymes

 

white quilt base with pairs of red X's forming a heart in the center and pairs of red X's forming a frame around the outer edgesQuilt 29
Made by Maité Findeling

 

white quilt covered with pairs of red X'sQuilt 42
Pieced and Quilted by Katell Renon and Kristine Toufflet
Blocks made by:
Helene Berettta
Catherine Moliet
Maité Findeling
Kristine Soufflet
Martine Toutain
Gillette Maraud
Marie Jo Dimas
Evelyne Carrasco
Suzy Bignau
Catherine Floch

 

white quilt base covered in pairs of red X's, some forming larger red X's

Quilt 44
Pieced and quilted by Annie Pinel
Blocks made by members of the Can’canettes in Castres, France
Claudine Bize
Beatrice Tavirre
Colette Bouisset
Yvette Durans
Anonyme

 

white quilt covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 45
Pieced and quilted by Jo Drouet
Blocks made by Members of the Can’canettes in Castres, France:
Dominique Medard
Jo Drouet
Beatrice Tavirre
Carole Giovanolla
Colette Bouisset
Anonyme
Suzanne Ribera
Annie Pinel
Rachel Durrieu
Maryanne Tailler
Aline Montagne

 

white and off white quilt base covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 47
A Middling made by Margaret Williams

 

white and cream quilt base covered with pairs of red X'sQuilt 50
A Middling made by Margaret Williams

 

white and cream quilt base covered with pairs of red X's, some of them arranged in the shape of a heartQuilt 52
A Middling made by Margaret Williams

 

a white quilt base covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 54
Pieced, Quilted, and Finished by Brenda Wartalski
Blocks made by Members of TBLOVERS2
Brenda Wartalski
Victoria Swann
Brenda Lowe
Adva Price
Dianne Llewellyn
Yvonne Walton
Brenda Linkhart
Ella Andrews
Gisele Therezien
Kim Monins
Jane Howie
Neet Davies

 

white and cream quilt base covered with pairs of red X'sQuilt 60
Pieced, Quilted, and Finished by Margaret Williams
Blocks made by:
Nancy Fenstermacher & Barbara Churchville
Dawn Dayside
Anonymous
Elaine Erickson
Martine Bronca
Shelly Burge, for Ryan
Gerrie Congdon
Pam Patterson
Debbie Buckner
Betty Hedrick, for Jacquie Moje
Patricia Gaska, for Sandy Wild
Faye Cook
Maria Conway
Debbie Buckner
Janine Morrell
Lee Durbin
Brenda Shimshick
Jennifer Eastment
Jackie Batman
Faye Cook
Rosalie Y. Roberts
Kathy O’Donnell
Betty Hedrick
Trena Johnson
Alida Palmisano
Diane Dresdner
Martine Bronca
Kathleen J. Reck
Anonymous
Susan Utech
Past Brletich, for Robert Rebecca Pohlad
Debbie Burchell
Deborah L. J. MacKinnon
Staff of Holly Spirit College, for all those with different levels of ability
Sharon Berg
Glenda Williams
Barbara Atwell
Michelle Banton
Elizabeth Belcher
Denniele Bohannen
Christina Cromwell
Carolyn Katzoff, for John Wies
Caroline Rudisill
Jennifer Lario Moya
Jerriann Crow
Margaret Williams
Jennifer Eastment

 

white quilt base embellished with pairs of red X's

Quilt 61
Pieced by Denniele Bohannon
Quilted and Finished by Becky Collis
Blocks made by:
Elaine Erickson
Carolyn Katzoff
Elizabeth Belcher
Anonymous
Dawn Daymude
Christina Cromwell
Deborah L. J. MacKinnon
Faye Cook
Elizabeth (Libby) Cook
Betty Hedrick
Pam Patterson
Debbie Buckner
Linda Kemp
Betty Hedrick
Martine Bronca
Onurai Dchakanis
Denniele Bohannen
Jennifer Lario Moya
Jackie Batman
Maria Conway
Diane Dresdner
Kathleen J. Reck
Jennifer Shimshick
Glenda Williams
Debbie Burchell
Lee Durbin
Brenda Shimshick
Nancy Fenstermacher
Barbara Churchville
Gerrie Congdon
Patsi Brletich
Susan Utech
Caroline Rudisill
Patricia Gaska
Alida Palmisano
Margaret Williams
Faye Cook
Barbara Atwell
Jeanne Huebert
Michelle Banton
Staff of Holy Spirit College
Chloe Grice
Jennifer Eastment

 

white quilt base covered with pairs of red X'x

Quilt 70
Pieced by Kris Phillips
Quilted by Debra Woods
Blocks made by:
Claudia Cross
Janine Morrell
Elizabeth (Libby) Cook
Faye Cook
Patricia Gaska
Sharleen Jespersen
Nancy Fenstermacher
Barbara Churchville
Lee Durbin
Pam Patterson
Maria Conway
Mary Schuberg
Christina Cromwell
Linda Heron
Debbie Buckner
Brenda Shimshick
Jennifer Eastment
Patsi Brletich
Faye Cook
Rosalie Roberts
Staff of Holy Spirit College
Glenda Williams
John Cheek
Barbara Atwell
Robin Woods
Laurel Hotchkiss
Susan Getchell
Barbara Atwell
Janet Eidem
Michelle Banton
Elizabeth Belcher
Denniele Bohannen
Margaret Williams
Carolyn Katzoff
Jessie Rose Grice
Caroline Rudisill
Jennifer Lario Moya
Barbara Winfield
Jeanne Hewell-Chambers
Desiree Habicht
Kris Philips

 

white quilt base covered with pairs of red X'sQuilt 73
Made by the Quilt du club Sur un Air de Patch
Colette de Rosso
Danielle Michon

 

white quilt base covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 75
Blocks made by:
Pascale Bourdoncie
Nicole Marty
Kristine Soufflet
Colette de Rosso
Suzy Bignau
Yolande Clavel
Catherine Floch
Maté Findeling

 

white quilt base covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 76
Pieced and Quitled by Katell Renon
Blocks made by:
Nicole Marty
Alice Thomas
Annie Vignals
Yolande Clavel
Pascale Bourdoncie
Colette de Rosso
Suzy Bignau
Catherine Floch
Maité Findeling
Kristine Soufflet
Anonyme

 

white quilt base covered with pairs of red X'sQuilt 78
Pieced and quilted by Evelyne Carrasco
Blocks made by:
Florence Bismuth
Valerie Ramsay
Brigitte Janin
Guillermette Maraud
Catherine Floch
Danielle Laffont

 

white and cream base covered with pairs of red X'sQuilt 102
A Middling made by Debra Baker Steinmann

 

white quilt base covered with pairs of red X'sQuilt 111
Made by Catherine Symchych

 

white quilt base covered with small pairs of red X's

Quilt 112
A Middling made by Katell Renon

 

white quilt base covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 113
Pieced & Quilted by Brigitte Gaston
Blocks made by Members of Quilt du Club de Balma:
Brigitte Gaston
Betty Pizard
Jacqueline Garrigues
Claire Petitgirard
Françoise Calmttes
Michele Bergon
MichelineGolvano
Anne-marie Bugnot

 

white quilt base covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 114
Pieced and Tied by Annie Cunnac
Blocks made by Members of Quilt Villeneuve-Tolosane:
Michelle Cortes
Annie Touzet
Isabelle Alzieu
Giselle Boyer
Christiane Tavel
Martine Sessa
Annie Cunnac

 

white quilt base covered with pairs of red X's

Quilt 115
Pieced by Katell Renon
Quilted by Evelyne Carrasco
Blocks made by Members of Les Filles du Vent du Sud:
Helene Vispe
Nelly Riviere
Antoinette Vilo
Primarose Traube
Noelle Ricard-Loubeau
Anonymes

 

white quilt covered with small pairs of red X'sQuilt 150
A Middling made by Margaret Jackson

 

white quilt covered with los of small pairs of red X'sQuilt 152
A Middling made by Chantal Trouillot

 

two large red X's filled with smaller red X'sQuilt 162
A Middling made by Jennifer Broemel

 

white quilt adorned with pairs of red X'sQuilt 164
A Middling made by Patricia Gaska

 

white quilt with pairs of red XsQuilt 168
A Middling made by Mary T. Green

 

white quilt with pairs of red Xs

Quilt 169
A Middling made by Margaret Andrews

 

white quilt bearing pairs of red X's

Quilt 174
A Middling made by Wendy Reed

 

white quilt adorned with pairs of red X'sQuilt 177
A Middling made by Deirdre McConathy

 

a white quilt with pairs of red X'sQuilt 179
A Middling made by Cindy Cavallo

 

white and cream quilt base covered with pairs of red X'sQuilt 185
Pieced and Quilted by Margaret Williams
Blocks made by:
Gail George
Anonymous
Betty Byford
Cathy Watkins
Tree Kuharich
Faye Cook
Polly M Davis
Diane Dresdner
Mildred (Millie) Long
Jeanne Hewell-Chambers
Pam Patterson
Kathy Shaw
Dorothy Gibson
Wendy Canton Reed
Charlotte McAdam
MJ Kinman
Margaret Williams
Carolyn Katzoff
Andrew R Chambers
Jennifer Lario Moya
Lori East
Deborah L. J. MacKinnon
Michelle Banton
Susan Guild
Patricia Gaska
Brenda Shimshick
Staff of Holy Spirit College
Georgeanna Hawley
Margaret Andrews
JanetTobler
Claudia Cross
Debra Steinmann
Frances Holliday Alford
Cheryl Kotechi
Debbie Burchell
Singele Majo
Elaine Smith
Christina Aiton
Nancy Weinmeister
Thomasina S. Miller

 

white quilt base decorated with balloons created using pairs of red X's and a child's pair of gloves holding onto the strings of the balloonsQuilt 555
A Middling made by Jeanne Hewell-Chambers
dedicated to Rue Opal
and all the joy and wonder she will bring
to the lives of all who know and love her

 

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Quilt #179, a Middling Made by Cindy Cavallo

The 70,273 Project Quilt #179 made by Cindy Cavallo

Dear Jeanne,

My name is Cindy Cavallo. I am a lifetime Reno, Nevada resident. I retired from University of Nevada-Reno in December of 2012, where I was an instructor of Interior Design for 11.5 years. I taught Residential Design, Housing, and Textiles, with Textiles being my first love. I learned of The 70,273 Project from my Quilt Guild – Truckee Meadows Quilters. I’ve been quilting on and off for the last 25 years. I’ve made many quilts, tried many blocks, and left many project unfinished out of lack of importance. I’ve wanted to “quilt with a purpose” for several years now, and The 70,273 Project seemed to speak straight to my heart!

One of the most moving experiences of my life was a trip to the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D. C. I’m honored to be a part of this amazing movement – the remembrance of those whose lives were randomly cut so short. I think of what the world truly lost and imagine if the Steven Hawkings, Helen Kellers, the FDRs and Kim Peeks of the world were taken early – where would the world be today without their gifts?

The 70,273 Project Quilt #179, detail

My Middling (18.5″ x 22″) was made and finished in April of 2017 with fabrics from my stash. In my twenties I traveled to Europe. I collected fabrics and ribbons from France and Belgium, those are included in my quilt. The backing and some ribbon are from my mother’s collection. She passed at the age of 95 in 2015, and working with her things was a sweet reminder of her and learning to sew as a youngster on her old Singer! I wanted to use some traditional techniques (flying geese) and modern advancements of dye cutting fonts to recognize individuals. 33 lives are commemorated in all – each with love and the deepest respect.  

The 70,273 Project Quilt #179, detail

I honor family and friends who suffer from physical and mental diseases and realize they, too, would have most likely received the dreaded XX. Their love and compassion, not to mention individual talents, would have been taken from us. The very thought! Education is the only remedy for such atrocities. I want everyone to remember the past so we don’t repeat this mistake made by calloused individuals. I thank you for taking on the creation, responsibility, and the monumental task of The 70,273 Project. 

Kindest regards,

Cindy

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Cindy, thank your beautiful Middling and for your touching words. I can’t tell you how many time a day I think what a big empty hole would be in my life were there no Nancy. It’s unfathomable, really. I look forward to our paths crossing in person one day so I can call you Sugar to your face. xo

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Would you like to make a Middling?
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Would you like to Piece a top or Quilt a quilt or both? Just let me know.