Purnell Museum names ‘Needle Art’ show winners

(Nov. 9, 2012) Organizers of the Delmarva Needle Art Show and Competition, held each fall at the Julia A. Purnell Museum in Snow Hill, have announced the winners of the 2012 event.

The winners were chosen by viewers’ choice, and visitors to the museum during the months of September and October had the opportunity to cast a ballot for their favorite works in each of four categories. n Embroidery: First, “Tropical Profusion” by Wendell Keyes of Ocean City; second (tie) “Seven Sheep A-Standing” by Margery Hickman of Millville, Del., and “Nativity Sampler” by Jan King of Snow Hill n Knitting and Felting: First, “Freestone Peach Lace Shawl” by Julie-Ann Stimmel of Deal Island, Md.; second “Like a Mighty Oak” by Monika Lilley of Berlin; and third, “Twilight Scarf” by Lisa Lilley of Berlin n Rug: First, “Nomad Runner” by Betty Burbage of Berlin n Quilting and Sewing: First, “Jungle Quilt” by Rosalyn Fradel of Ocean City; second, “Charm Quilt” by Rosalyn Fradel of Ocean City; third, “Bedazzled Kimonos Quilt” by Linda LaPointe of Malvern, Pa.; and honorable mention, “Church Parament Set” by Lois Shockley of Snow Hill.

For more information on the Delmarva Needle Art Show and Competition and its winners, contact the museum at 410-632-0515.

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