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Quilts of Comfort Auction

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Quilts of Comfort Auction to benefit the Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah Gifted Care Program.

Many in our community lack the financial means to pay for hospice services.

Nurse holding hands with a hospice patient

Through generosity of others, we are able to offer "gifted care" to those who qualify for support. By actively fundraising, we are able to continue offering care to those in need. As we look back on the results of past events, we thank everyone who donated, supported, and bid with their heart on the beautifully quilted items donated by our community. Many lives have been touched by this generosity and these contributions have truly made a difference. It has been amazing to witness the love and compassion shown for others!

Details

Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 8:00 am-Noon

Augusta Expo, Fishersville, VA

Donate an Auction Item

Schedule

8:00 am Doors open
8:00 am Buffet Breakfast and Silent Auction
10:00 am Live Auction

Tickets

Tickets will be available at the door only.

Adult $15
Children 6-12 $10
Children under 6 Free

Includes breakfast between 8:00-9:30am.

$5 of each entrance fee will directly support the Shenandoah House Gifted Care Program. Those making auction donations valued at $100 are entitled to one free breakfast pass and are automatically registered! Auction donations valued at $200 receive two free breakfast passes, and so on.

Sponsors

Diamond Stars


Home Instead Senior Care

Blazing Stars


Henry Funeral Home Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Home

Friendship Stars


Coffman Funeral HomeRandy and Barbara Sheffield First Bank One

Morning Stars


BBT/Scott and Stringfellow Coffman's Landccape & Lawn Banker's Insurance

Committee Members

  • Lori Showalter, Chair
  • Kristen Printy, Chair
  • Norma Baldwin
  • Carol deMacio
  • Joyce DeWitt
  • Diana Easley
  • Tammy Irby
  • Becky Laine
  • Ann-Ashby McKissick
  • Beth Somers
  • Tammy Talley
  • Susannah Via

Quilts

Select a quilt for more information.

Lap Quilt with Matching Pillow (Mullet & Davis)

Lap Quilt with Matching Pillow (Mullet & Davis)

Donated by Lois Mullet and Michele Davis

64" x 42" Quilted lap blanket with matching pillow machined pieced by Lois Mullet and Michele Davis and machine quilted by Lois Mullet.

This quilt is donated in memory of Edward Mullet.

The View (Talley)

The View (Talley)

Donated by Tammy Talley

50 x 50 Wall hanging machine pieced and machine quilted by Tammy Talley.

This wall hanging uses the “attic window with panel” quilt pattern and is donated in memory of Tammy’s brother, Kevin “George” Bartley.

Mach Cathedral Quilt Square (Fox)

Mach Cathedral Quilt Square (Fox)

Donated by Margaret Fox

50" x 60" Quilt pieced by hand and quilted by hand by Margaret Fox.

This quilt uses the "Mach Cathedral Quilt Square" pattern.

Auxiliary to Staunton Augusta Rescue Squad

Auxiliary to Staunton Augusta Rescue Squad

Donated by the Auxiliary to Staunton Augusta Rescue Squad

Queen Size Quilt pieced by machine and quilted by machine by Jane Drumheller (Auxiliary Member)

UVA Quilt (Grabowski)

UVA Quilt (Grabowski)

Donated by Pat Grabowski

52" x 56" University of Virginia quilt machine pieced and machine quilted by Pat Grabowski.

Lilly Pond (McKissick)

Lilly Pond (McKissick)

Donated by Ann-Ashby McKissick

19” x 24” batik art quilted wall hanging titled, Lily Pond.

3D Rag Doll (McKissick)

3D Rag Doll (McKissick)

Donated by Ann-Ashby McKissick

37" x 30" Wall Hanging machine pieced, machine appliqued and machine quilted.

This wall hanging is titled, Rag Doll with Daisies and Hearts.

Swimming Turtles (McKissick)

Swimming Turtles (McKissick)

Donated by Ann-Ashby McKissick

28.5” x 21” Wall Hanging machine pieced, machine appliqued and machine quilted.

This wall hanging is titled, Swimming Turtles.

Elk Run Women's Fellowship

Elk Run Women's Fellowship

Donated by Elk Run Church of the Brethren

108” x 72” Quilt machine pieced and hand knotted by the Elk Run Women’s Fellowship.

This quilt is donated in memory of loved ones.

Kaleidoscope of Hope (Barr)

Kaleidoscope of Hope (Barr)

Donated by Velva Barr

70.5" x 63” Quilt machine pieced by Velva Barr and machine quilted by Paula Tehlevitz.

This quilt, titled Kaleidoscope of Hope, is in honor of all Hospice workers. “Just like a kaleidoscope, families experience many changes in the picture they see after entering hospice care. The hospice workers bring hope and comfort to the caregivers, the family and the patient. Our family has been blessed through Hospice care both now and the past. This quilt is dedicated to the workers. All of them who have sacrificed many hours to provide loving moments of comfort, peace and care during a difficult time.” – Velva Barr

Antique Quilt (Solometo)

Antique Quilt (Solometo)

Donated by Leigh Ann Solometo

82” x 65.5” Quilt pieced by hand and quilted by hand by Bessie Wright.

This quilt is donated in honor of Lucy.

Sumptuous (Easley)

Sumptuous (Easley)

Donated by Diana Easley

100” x 84” Quilt machine pieced by Diana Easley and machine quilted by Cathy Thornton.

Hop, Skip and Jump (Knemoller)

Hop, Skip and Jump (Knemoller)

Donated by Karen Knemoller

62” x 75” Quilt was machine pieced by Karen Knemoller and machine quilted by Janet King.

This quilt uses the “Wistful” pattern.

This quilt is donated in memory of Meredith Furr. "We live across the way from Meredith Furr’s grandparents. It was a cold, windy, snowy day. The day of Miss M’s celebration of life. As I sat at my sewing machine piecing this quilt, I was thinking about her family and her life. That is when I decided to donate this quilt to Quilts of Comfort in memory of Meredith Furr. I named it Hop, Skip and Jump because that is how I will always remember her. Hopping, skipping and jumping in her grandparents driveway.” – Karen Knemoller

Hilton and Wilson Quilt

Hilton and Wilson Quilt

Donated by Wanda Hilton and Cindy Wilson

95” x 95” Quilt machine pieced by Cindy Wilson and machine quilted by Bonnie Bee.

“This quilt is in memory of Wayne Himes, our loving father.” – Wanda Hilton and Cindy Wilson

Butterfly Pinwheel Stack & Whack (Pilgrim Christian Church)

Butterfly Pinwheel Stack & Whack (Pilgrim Christian Church)

Donated by Pilgrim Christian Church

118” x 94” Quilt machine pieced and hand quilted by the Pilgrim Sewing Sisters.

This quilt uses the “pinwheel stack and whack” pattern.

This quilt is donated in honor of all the dedicated Hospice staff and in memory of Menno J. Kinsinger 1936 – 2016. “This quilt is donated in honor of my husband, Nenno J. Kinsinger, who passed away January 28, 2016 of a heart attack. We were married April 4, 1957 and enjoyed 58 years, 9 months together. Our family was six daughters and one son, Joseph, who died at the age of 4 years having had cancer. Menno enjoyed working with natural resources of wood and stone. He was first a logger, then saw milling and his last years were spent doing projects for the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton and the Explore Park in Roanoke. His daughters enjoyed going with him on these projects when it was convenient. In 1997 he had spinal meningitis which curbed his work ethic. During this illness he had a vision of heaven and even though he loved the Lord in his early years this made a last impression on his life. We appreciated the Hospice Care and support they gave during his last days here, and encourage you to keep up the good work.” – His wife, Dadie

Calypso Intertwined (Barr & Thomas)

Calypso Intertwined (Barr & Thomas)

Donated by Velva Barr and Carla Thomas

83.5” x 66.5” Quilt machine pieced by Velva Barr and Carla Thomas then machine quilted by Paula Tehlevitz.

This quilt uses a personal variation of intertwined.

This quilt is in honor of June B. Dodd and dedicated to her hospice nurses. “The original pattern was entitled “Intertwined”, which was a perfect word for how Hospice has become a part of our lives and family. After a few turns here and there, the quilt took on our own design. Much like our journey, there have been beautiful and fluid moments. Calypso is a fun, energetic style of music and a beautiful orchid. June loves music and flowers, so it is with the love of music, the beauty of the fragrant orchid and the blessings, inspirations and encouragement that through our inspiration we dedicate Calypso Intertwined in honor of June B. Dodd and to all of her caring nurses and hospice staff.” – Velva, Carla and Family

Every Heart Beats True (Augusta Quilter Bees)

Every Heart Beats True (Augusta Quilter Bees)

Donated by the Augusta Quilter Bees

70” x 70” Quilt is machine pieced, machine appliqued and machine quilted by the Augusta Quilter Bees.

This quilt uses the “Every Heart Beats True” pattern.

This quilt is in honor of all those who have lost a loved one. “This is a quilt that brings comfort to whoever cuddles underneath evoking feelings of days gone by and the memories of loved ones past and present.” – Augusta Quilter Bees

Tall Trim the Tree (Corning)

Tall Trim the Tree (Corning)

Donated by Patti Corning

77” x 27” Wall Hanging machine pieced and machine quilted by Patti Corning.

This wall hanging uses the “Tall Trim the Tree” pattern.

This wall hanging is donated in memory of Patricia, Joseph and Robert Sadonis.

Sampler (Easley)

Sampler (Easley)

Donated by Diana Easley

120” x 78” Quilt machine pieced by Diana Easley and Rachel’s Quilt Patch Pizza Box exchange group pieced the squares then machine quilted by Cathy Thornton.

Starlight, Starbright (Sadonis)

Starlight, Starbright (Sadonis)

Donated by Cindy Sadonis

62” x 47” Quilt pieced by machine and quilted by hand by Cindy Sadonis

This quilt, titled Starlight, Starbright, uses the 9 patch and star pattern.

This quilt is donated in memory of Pat, Joe and Bob Sadonis.

Ann-Ashby McKissick (Blue & White)

Ann-Ashby McKissick (Blue & White)

Donated by Ann-Ashby McKissick

96” x 85” Quilt with blue and white quilt pattern.

Ann-Ashby McKissick (Red and Green)

Ann-Ashby McKissick (Red and Green)

Donated by Ann-Ashby McKissick

86” x 102" Quilt with red and green color theme.

Susan Shiflet

Susan Shiflet

Donated by Susan Shiflet

69” x 50” Wall Hanging/Throw pieced by machine by Susan Shiflet and quilted by machine by Janet King.

This wall hanging/throw is an original pattern.

Many Words of Christmas (Rosehill Quilters)

Many Words of Christmas (Rosehill Quilters)

Donated by the Rosehill Quilters

86” x 72” Quilt pieced by machine by the Rosehill Quilters and quilted by machine by Rosehill Quilter, Janet King.

This quilt uses the “Moda’s Alphabet Letters” pattern.

This quilt is donated in honor of “All those who love Christmas.”

Morie Star (Nelson Quilters)

Morie Star (Nelson Quilters)

Donated by the Nelson Quilters

85” x 68” Quilt pieced by machine by the Nelson Quilters and quilted by machine by Little Piney Quilters.

This quilt uses the Morie Star pattern by Stacey Door.

“This quilt is donated in honor of our member and friend, Judy Jaergens. Her courage and positive outlook has endeared us to her all the more.”

Tall Tree (Whorley & Warren)

Tall Tree (Whorley & Warren)

Donated by Sue Whorley and Amy Warren

72” x 27” Wall hanging pieced by machine by Sue Whorley and Amy Warren and machine quilted by Bonnie Spoon.

This wall hanging uses the Tall Tree quilt pattern.

This wall hanging is donated in honor of Hospice Workers.

Country Roads Pinwheel (McNaughton)

Country Roads Pinwheel (McNaughton)

Donated by Deborah McNaughton

66” x 52” Quilt was pieced by machine by Deborah McNaughton and quilted by machine by Bonnie Spoon.

This quilt uses the Country Roads Pinwheel pattern.

This quilt is dedicated in memory of Katherine Robb.

Emma's Wreath of Roses (Leach Spell)

Emma's Wreath of Roses (Leach Spell)

Donated by Rosemary Leach Spell

Quilt pieced by hand, appliqued by hand and quilted by hand by Witmer Quilts in New Holland, Pennsylvania.

The quilt uses the Emma’s Wreath of Roses pattern.

This quilt is donated in honor of Hospice Caregivers.

Christmas Panel (Baldwin)

Christmas Panel (Baldwin)

Donated by Norma Baldwin

42” x 27” Wall Hanging machine pieced and machine quilted by Norma Ralston.

The Birth (Baldwin)

The Birth (Baldwin)

Donated by Norma Baldwin

32” x 25” Wall Hanging machine pieced and machine quilted by Norma Baldwin

O Holy Night (Baldwin)

O Holy Night (Baldwin)

Donated by Norma Baldwin

36 ½” x 16” Wall Hanging machine pieced and machine quilted by Norma Baldwin.

Lebanon Church of the Brethren

Lebanon Church of the Brethren

Donated by Lebanon Church of the Brethren

90” x 72” String Quilt machine pieced and machine quilted.

Sister's Choice (Doherty)

Sister's Choice (Doherty)

Donated by Janet Doherty

54” x 54” Lap Quilt machine pieced and machine quilted by Janet Doherty.

This quilt uses the “Sister’s Choice” quilt pattern and is donated in honor of Carol DeMacio.

Fuss 'n' Feathers (Laine)

Fuss 'n' Feathers (Laine)

Donated by Rebecca R. Laine

60” x 53” Quilt machine pieced by Rebecca Laine and machine quilted by Gaytha Lindersmith.

A portion of this quilt uses the Courthouse Steps square pattern.

Christmas (Shifflett)

Christmas (Shifflett)

Donated by Carol Shifflett

94” x 94” Quilt machine pieced and machine quilted by Carol Shifflett.

This quilt uses a Christmas pattern.

VT Quilt (Grabowski)

VT Quilt (Grabowski)

Donated by Pat Grabowski

54” x 56” Quilt machine pieced and machine quilted by Pat Grabowski

“This quilt is donated in memory of Bobbie Sprouse who died of cancer last year, a wonderful teacher & beloved by her students.” – Pat Grabowski

Christmas Wreaths (Shenandoah Crafters)

Christmas Wreaths (Shenandoah Crafters)

Donated by Shenandoah Crafters

106” x 86” Quilt machine pieced and hand quilted by Cindy Sadonis, Teri Sumey, Marilyn Long, Mary Jane Joyce, Janet Rhodes, Joanne Lam and Kenmar Alexander

This quilt uses the “Christmas Wreaths” pattern.

This quilt is donated in memory of Charles Phillip Joyce (“Charlie”)

Nine-Patch Variation Quilt (Stoner)

Nine-Patch Variation Quilt (Stoner)

Donated by Ellie Stoner

30” x 30” Wall Hanging pieced by machine and hand quilted by Ellie Stoner.

This wall hanging uses the “Nine-Patch Variation Quilt” pattern.

Winter Pines (Bailey)

Winter Pines (Bailey)

Donated by Lois Bailey

74” x 64” Quilt machine pieced by Lois Bailey and machine quilted by Susan Caldwell.

“This quilt is donated in memory of Lizzy Humphreys, my grandmother, whose quilting gene I inherited!!” – Lois Bailey

Mary Jo Ball

Mary Jo Ball

Donated by Mary Jo Ball

100” x 74” Quilt long arm pieced and quilted by Mary Jo Ball.

This quilt uses a pattern from Quiltmaker Magazine.

“This quilt is donated in honor of Ginger Warrick, who inspires me to quilt.” – Mary Jo Ball

Card Tricks (Groseclose)

Card Tricks (Groseclose)

Donated by Mary Grace Groseclose

52” x 35” Wall hanging machine pieced and machine quilted by Mary Grace Gloseclose

This quilt uses the “Card Tricks” pattern.

“This quilt is donated in honor of Gayle Shuler Gilman for her ongoing battle with cancer and to Ellie Stoner, a hospice employee, for her dedication to serving those in need.” – Mary Grace Gloseclose

Rain, Rain, Go Away (Motto)

Rain, Rain, Go Away (Motto)

Donated by Sandy Motto

25” x 27” Wall hanging machine appliqued and machine quilted by Sandy Motto.

This wall hanging, titled “Rain, Rain, Go Away”, is an original pattern.

Wintry Night (Haley-Dennis)

Wintry Night (Haley-Dennis)

Donated by Merry Haley-Dennis

80” x 68” Quilt machine pieced by Merry Haley-Dennis and quilted by Bonnie Bee Quilting.

This quilt, titled “Wintry Night”, uses the “La Mayne Star” pattern.

This quilt is donated in memory of Merry Haley-Dennis’ "Sister”, Kay Haley

Nursery Rhymes (Wood Evers)

Nursery Rhymes (Wood Evers)

Donated by Nancy Wood Evers

58" x 40" Quilt pieced, embroidered and quilted by machine by Nancy Wood Evers

This quilt, titled “Nursery Rhymes" uses the "Nursery Rhymes" pattern by Anita Goodesign.

“This quilt is donated in memory of my parents, James Eli Wood and Virginia Pleasants Wood, who opened their arms and hearts to all children." - Nancy Wood Evers

Winter Blooms (Taliaferro)

Winter Blooms (Taliaferro)

Donated by Maryann Taliaferro

45" x 25" Wall Hanging appliqued by machine and quilted by machine by Maryann Taliaferro

This wall hanging, titled "Winter Blooms", was designed using the "Winter Blooms" pattern by Conery Designs

Cardinal Wall Hanging (Taliaferro)

Cardinal Wall Hanging (Taliaferro)

Donated by Maryann Taliaferro

22" x 6" Cardinal Wall Hanging, embroidered by hand and appliqued by machine by Maryann Taliaferro

This wall hanging was designed using the "Cardinal" design by Patch Abilities

Stack & Whack Pattern (Ottaway)

Stack & Whack Pattern (Ottaway)

Donated by Glenda Ottaway

79" x 91" Quilt machine pieced and machine quilted by Glenda Ottaway

This quilt was designed using the stack and whack pattern

Folk Doll with Blanket (Young)

Folk Doll with Blanket (Young)

This Folk Doll with blanket was donated by Evelyn Young.

Snowmen Quilt (Matherly)

Snowmen Quilt (Matherly)

Donated by Cathy Matherly
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71" x 73" Quilt, machine pieced by Cathy Matherly and machine quilted by Bonnie Spoon.

This quilt, titled "Snowmen Quilt", was designed using the Snowflake Simple by Kim pattern.

Marvel Heroes (Langensiepen/ Grabowski)

Marvel Heroes (Langensiepen/ Grabowski)

Donated by Mary Ellen Langensiepen and Pat Grabowski
50" x 58" Quilt, machine pieced and quilted by Pat Grabowski
This quilt, titled "Marvel Heroes", was designed using the Marvel Heroes pattern.

This quilt is donated in memory of Virginia Moyer, Lutheran Bishop of Virginia "whose friendship I will treasure always." - Pat Grabowski

Like a Bridge Over Troubled Waters (Baldwin)

Like a Bridge Over Troubled Waters (Baldwin)

Donated by Norma Baldwin
48" x 47" Quilt, hand/machine quilted by Norma Baldwin.
This reversible quilt, titled "Like a Bridge Over Troubled Waters", was designed by Norma Baldwin and is donated in honor of Hospice Volunteers.

"This quilt is dedicated to the many, many Hospice volunteers who make a commitment every day to a patient in Hospice care. They are so awesome and so invested in Hospice. The lyrics written by Simon & Garfunkel truly acknowledges the profound services offered by our volunteers. I have taken the liberty to change some of the words so I could apply them to our Hospice volunteers."

"LIKE A BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS"
When you're weary, feeling small,
When tears are in your eyes, we will dry them all;
We're on your side, when times get rough
And friends just can't be found,
Like a bridge over troubled waters,
We will be there for you

When you're down and out,
When you're at the end,
When evening falls so hard,
We will comfort you.
We will take your part,
When darkness comes and pain is all around,
Like a bridge over troubled waters, we will be there for you.

Sail on silver one, sail on by,
Your time has come to shine,
All your dreams are on their way
See how they shine.

If you need a friend, we're sailing right behind.
Like a bridge over troubled waters, we will ease your mind.
Like a bridge over troubled waters, we will ease your mind.

By Norma Baldwin

Wall Hanging (Radecke)

Wall Hanging (Radecke)

Donated by Tami Radecke
Wall hanging quilted by hand and pieced by machine.

Butterfly Heaven (Huffer)

Butterfly Heaven (Huffer)

Donated by Donna Huffer
75" x 60" Quilt, hand/machine quilted by Phyllis Roberts.
This quilt, titled "Butterfly Heaven", is donated in memory of Earl Huffer.

Life on the Farm (Huffer)

Life on the Farm (Huffer)

Donated by Donna Huffer
90" x 66" Quilt, appliqued by hand and hand/machine quilted by Phyllis Roberts.
This quilt, titled "Life on the Farm", was designed using several combinations of patterns.
This quilt is donated in memory of Earl Huffer.

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