Quilts, crafts, art and more at the Los Alamos County Fair – Los Alamos Reporter

Claire Swinhoe’s quilt made with unusual and intriguing patterned fabrics from Australia won a Grand Champion Reserve, First Place and Special Quilt Award at the Los Alamos County Fair. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

This amazing painting, ‘Worry’, by Rai Ferrell won Best of the Best in the Creative Arts Division. She competed in the 11-15 age group. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

Carol Mahan’s “Wonkey Log Cabin” quilt won a first ribbon at the Los Alamos County Fair. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

This patriotic bear hook rug created by Harini Ramakrishnan captured the Los Alamos County Fair theme – “Stars, Stripes and Summer Nights” – and earned a first place and reserve Grand Champion ribbon. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

Lena Zielie’s intricate knitting patterns earned her a Reserve Grand Champion ribbon. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

This mesmerizing pink and black cardigan knitted by Doris Prokup earned her a Grand Champion ribbon and a First Place ribbon. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

Nancy Cope earned a Grand Reserve Champion for her needlework. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

This striking photo of Patty Delgado caught the attention of the Los Alamos Reporter from across the room. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

Marian Kirchner’s beautiful ‘Sticks and Stars’ quilt at the Los Alamos County Fair. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

Intricate fine needlework pieces at the Los Alamos County Fair. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

Noah Van Roekel, competing in the 11-15 age group for hobbies and crafts, won a first place and reserve grand champion ribbon for his Lego model kit of the Taj Mahal. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

‘African Arrows’, a quilt by Susan Tesch, received a first ribbon. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

Ashley Arias knitted this pink scarf that earned her a second ribbon at the Los Alamos County Fair. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

Brandon Keller, competing in the 5-10 age group in Hobbies and Crafts, created this ‘A-Round Los Alamos,’ which features photos he took around the area and won him a ribbon of Grand Champion. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

These CDs painted at the Fine Arts Division earned Chantel Bibeault a blue ribbon. Photo by Mayor O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com

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