Priscilla Godfrey hails from Philomont, VA, and is a Certified Judge through the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges. For more than forty years, she has been an active quilter, exhibiting her work both regionally and nationally.
Godfrey, who became a Certified Judge in 1986, has extensive experience jurying competitions like the Charlotte Quilt Guild Show, the West Virginia Culture & History Quilt Show, the Virginia State Fair Quilt Show, and the Pieceful Hearts Quilt Guild in August, GA. She has also served as Editor of The Certified Quilt Judges Quarterly, and as Nominating Chair of the NACQJ.
Godfrey is active in several organizations, including the Waterford Quilters Guild in Waterford, VA, and the Quilt Revival chapter in Fairfax, VA. Her wall hanging, “Atlantic Sturgeon,” which was made for the Endangered Species exhibit was showcased in Houston, TX, at the 2019 Houston Quilt Festival.
Beth began quilting in 1974 and has finished over 200 quilts. She graduated from Hood College in Frederick, MD with a BS Degree in Home Economics and a minor in Education. She has lived in Groton, CT; Broomall, PA; Berwyn, PA; Huntsville, AL; Westtown, PA; Chesapeake City, MD; North East, MD, and now Chestertown, MD. She taught school at Waterford High School, Waterford, CT; Stetson Middle School, West Chester, PA; and Springton Lake Middle School in Media, PA. She taught quilting at A Patch of Country in Chadds Ford, PA.
Her articles have been published in the Journal of Home Economics and Quilters’ Newsletter Magazine. Beth has been a quilting consultant for MADU Ltd., Lucknow, India.
Her quilting lectures include: Quilting Takes Me to India, Family Traditions in Applique, What the Judges Look for, What to Look for When Buying A Quilt, and County Treasure: the story of an 1845 applique quilt found in the Cecil County Historical Society collection.
She married for the second time September 16, 2016 to a man she met in 1957. It’s a good story.