Rita Denenberg "One can never have enough resources!"

A professional quilter with quilts shown throughout the US and Japan she is a self taught quilter. She has been sewing since age 5 and is a retired artist (also self taught), retiring after developing allergies to the art mediums. Quilting enabled her to combine my sewing and art skills. She did teach for a while but presently lectures and does seminars on quilting.

Some of Rita's awards were at the AQS, The Great American Quilt, Quilter's Heritage, Silver Dollar City shows. She has also had articles on quilting and/or quilts in Quilter's Newsletter, Quilt Magazine, Patchwork Quilts and is featured in several books featuring quilts such as "Florida Quilts"and "Great American Quilts"

"Dancin At The Ritz"

An Art Deco quilt was executed in a week and a half for competition at an Art Center in Palm Beach FL. It is machine appliquéd with a satin stitch and machine quilted with fabrics of cotton, satin and lame.It took Best of Show.

Osceola Revisited

Rita says of this quilt "Since my 1st Osceola quilt is now in the permanent collection in The Museum of Florida History in Tallahassee, FL., I decided to make another one. This one was made 10 yrs later after the original. It is machine appliquéd and quilted. "
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