Door County Resident Accepted in Quilt Expo Contest

Ephraim resident Sally Nesser has a quilt titled “Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall – There’s No Place Like Home” accepted in the 2011 Quilt Expo 10-category contest. The contest is part of the seventh annual Quilt Expo to be held September 8 – 10 in the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.

The contest will judge quilts on visual impact and stitching technique, and will award $500 for first place, $300 for second place and $200 for third place in each category. Best of Show will receive $1,500 and a Viewers’ Choice winner, selected by Quilt Expo attendees, will receive $500.

Quilt Expo highlights will include hundreds of quilts on exhibit, a vendor mall representing more than 185 national and regional companies, educational lectures and workshops, stage presentations by industry leaders, appearances by Nancy Zieman of public television’s Sewing With Nancy, a “Quilt to Give” community service project and two evening events.

For complete details and to preregister for lectures, workshops and evening events, or to purchase advance tickets, visit or call 866.297.6545.