AQS QuiltWeek - Grand Rapids Contest Award Winners

AQS QuiltWeek - Grand Rapids Award Winning Quilts

2022 AQS QuiltWeek - Grand Rapids Contest Quilts


Best of Show Award

SPANGLED by Gail Stepanek & Jan Hutchison of New Lenox, IL



Best Wall Quilt Award & Viewer's Choice Award

MONKEYS IN MY HAIR (EVIE) by Deborah Hyde of West Bloomfield, MI


Best Hand Workmanship Award

RONDO by Sachiko Chiba of Iwate, Japan



Best Stationary Machine Workmanship Award

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY by Mary Bauer of Crestwood, KY



Best Movable Machine Workmanship Award

HUNGARIAN RHAPSODY by Margaret Solomon Gunn of Gorham, ME



Best Original Design Award

LAVA by Katherine Jones of Tasmania, Australia



Best Traditional Design Award

ALL DRESSED UP WITH NOWHERE TO GO by Katherine Jones of Tasmania, Australia

Large Quilts – Stationary

First Place - JOYFUL JAPAN by Pat Holly, Ann Arbor, MI

Second Place - WITCHY GARDEN by Kyoko Ochiai, Tokyo, Japan

Third Place - EWE TWO CRAZY LOVE BIRDS by Janet Stone, Overland Park, KS

Honorable Mention - AMISH CHOW CHOW by Nancy Simmons, Duncannon, PA

Large Quilts – Movable

First Place - A SUMMER CHRISTMAS by Gina Perkes-Tidwell & Mariya Waters,          Payson, AZ

Second Place - HARLEQUINADE by Beckey Prior, Henderson, TX

Third Place - MIDNIGHT IN MOROCCO by Marilyn Badger, St. George, UT

Honorable Mention - PENNY TREE by Ann Zemke, Indio, CA

Hand Quilted Quilts

First Place - NOCTURNE by Mayumi Ishii, Saitama, Japan

Second Place - PALPITATION by Mizue Matsuda, Saitama, Japan

Third Place - MY SECRET GARDEN by Naomi Otomo, Saitama, Japan

Honorable Mention - THE CROSSING by      Linda Roy, Knoxville, TN

Wall Quilts – Stationary

First Place - DISTANCE by Li Hui Yin, New Taipei City, Taiwan (Province of China)

Second Place - TOO TIRED TO PLAY by David Taylor, Fort Collins, CO

Third Place - I SEE YOU by Jan Berg-Rezmer, Gladwin, MI

Honorable Mention - AN ENCHANTED REVERIE by Sindhu Aragam, Haryana, India

Wall Quilts – Movable

First Place - AURORA by Kyra Reps, Northwood, IA

Second Place - JINGLE JANGLE by Susan Chase, Madison Heights,          MI

Third Place - I CHOOSE JOY by Robyn Gragg, Lone Jack, MO

Honorable Mention - THE LOBSTERMAN by Claudia Nicholson, Loudon, TN

Wall Quilts – Modern

First Place - HOUSE OF CARDS by Karen Duling, Laingsburg, MI

Second Place - ZIGZAGS & CIRCLES #71  by Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Port Townsend, WA

Third Place - RENEW ANEW by Elizabeth Ray, Bentonville, AR

Honorable Mention - PAINTED MAGNOLIA by Catherine Butterworth, New South Wales, Australia

Ultimate Guild Challenge

First Place - Inspired by Stained Glass, Appleseed Quilters Guild, Fort Wayne, IN

Second Place - Vintage Travel Posters, ThreadBenders Quilt Guild, Menomonee Falls, WI

Third Place - Winter Wonderland, Flying Geese Quilters Guild, Irvine, CA

Honorable Mention - Postcards from Space, Grand Rapids Modern Quilters, Grand Rapids, MI