Plains quilter takes top prize at Flat Iron show in T-Falls

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PEG McCARTHY of Plains earned the “Viewer’s Choice” award for the top entry in the 2019 Flat Iron Quilt Guild’s show held Saturday, April 6 in the Thompson Falls High School gymnasium. Her intricate, pictureque quilt is pictured above. (Photo courtesy of Flat Iron Quilt Guild)

Peg McCarthy of Plains earned the “Viewer’s Choice” award for the top entry in the 2019 Flat Iron Quilt Guild’s show held Saturday, April 6 in the Thompson Falls High School gym.

Another Plains quilter — Mellissa Compton — received the “Guild’s Choice” award.

The successful show had more than 200 entries from all over western Montana.

There were special awards presented in seven other categories. They are:

Bed Quilt — Nancy Wedemeyer, Thompson Falls; and Ella Larson, Trout Creek.

Lap Quitl — Jo Carder, Trout Creek; and Kathleen Pierce, Troy.

Child’s Quilt — Dorothy Rawie and Wedemeyer, both Thompson Falls.

Accessories — Carder.

Wall Hangings — Linda Wilson, Plains.

Theme Challenge — Larson.

Moose Challenge — Jennifer McCrea, Donna Abrams and Ann Lundmark, all of Plains.

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