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Fabric and Threads: Counted Thread Techniques

Fabric and Threads: Counted Thread Techniques

September 02, 2021

Skilled artists around Iowa competed in the Counted Thread Techniques division of the Fabric and Threads Competition judged before the start of the 2021 Iowa State Fair. Each piece is judged upon design, workmanship and finishing.

Ronda Smith of Cedar Rapids won Best of Show honors.

Solveig Walstrom of Cedar Rapids won the Sweepstakes honors.

COUNTED THREAD TECHNIQUES

Blackwork Embroidery

1) Ronda Smith, Cedar Rapids

2) Linda Lee Miller, Cedar Rapids

Hardanger Embroidery

1) Jamie Randall, Cedar Rapids

2) Sue Keller, Indianola

3) Gail Friest-Blink, Rhodes

Mixed Technique Picture

1) Solveig Walstrom, Cedar Rapids

2) Emily Barton, Des Moines

3) Sally Olsen, Cedar Rapids

Mixed Technique Item

1) Martha Lawrence, Cedar Rapids

2) Anne Hanson, Cedar Rapids

3) Sharon Kolosik, Marion

Mixed Fiber Item

1) Jean Strable, Saint Charles

2) Solveig Walstrom, Cedar Rapids

3) Linda Lee Miller, Cedar Rapids

Pulled Thread Item

1) Sheri Ekstrom, Cedar Rapids

Swedish Weaving

1) Jennifer Allen, Altoona

2) Janice Blubaugh, Des Moines

3) Martha Lawrence, Cedar Rapids

3 Dimensional

1) Kareen Strumpel, Cedar Rapids

Sweepstakes - Counted Thread Techniques

1) Solveig Walstrom, Cedar Rapids


Best of Show - Counted Thread Techniques

1) Ronda Smith, Cedar Rapids