AQS QuiltWeek

Congratulations Winners

2015 AQS QuiltWeek – Grand Rapids, MI Award Winners


Best of Show Award
Pat Holly,
Ann Arbor, Michigan

OCTOBER SKY by Bethanne Nemesh

Best Wall Quilt Award
Bethanne Nemesh,
Allentown, Pennsylvania

SAM IN SUNLIGHT by Deborah S. Hyde

Best Use of Color Award
Deborah S. Hyde,
West Bloomfield, Michigan

FERN RISING by Claudia Pfeil

Best Use of Color Award
Claudia Pfeil,
Krefeld, Germany

TULIP SERENADE by Barbara Clem

Best Hand Quilted Award
Barbara Clem,
Rockford, Illinois

DAZZLING DAHLIA by Andrea Brokenshire

Best Home Machine Quilted Award
Andrea Brokenshire,
Round Rock, Texas

FROM THE BRIDE’S TROUSSEAU by Margaret Solomon Gunn

Best Longarm Machine Quilted Award
Margaret Solomon Gunn,
Gorham, Maine

Viewers’ Choice Award

#226 ON THIS WINTER DAY, Nancy Prince and Linda French, Orlando, Florida

Large Quilts – Home Machine Quilted

First                      #108 STARGAZE, Susan Liimatta, Stoughton, Wisconsin
Second                #102 WEATHER THE STORM, Elizabeth Bauman, Lakewood, Ohio
Third                     #114 JACK IN THE PULPIT, Sue Reno, Columbia, PA

Large Quilts – Longarm Machine Quilted

First                     #229 STARS ON MARS, Gail Stepanek and Jan Hutchison, New Lenox, Illinois
Second               #226 ON THIS WINTER DAY, Nancy Prince and Linda French, Orlando, Florida
Third                   #203 BODACIOUS, Marilyn Badger and Claudia Clark Myers, St. George, Utah
Hon. Mention   #220 BYRNE’S SPIRAL, Beth Nufer and Clem Buzick, Brookings, Oregon

Hand Quilted Quilts

First                     #308 LADIES OF THE SEA, Peggy Green, Sparta, Tennessee
Second               #310 INVERARAY, A TRUE SCOTTISH TREASURE, Antonia Hering, Hoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Third                   #315 IRISH CROCHET LACE, Chieko Shiraishi, Saitama-shi, Saitama, Japan
Hon. Mention   #306 PERSIAN PANOPLY, Jan Frazer, Elwood, Victoria, Australia

Wall Quilts – Home Machine Quilted

First                     #423 SILENCES, Olga Gonzalez-Angulo, Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Spain
Second               #451 MR. BARTENBACH’S BUILDING, Linda Syverson Guild, Bethesda, Maryland
Third                   #440 A LONG WAY FROM HOME, Amy Pabst, LeRoy, West Virginia

Wall Quilts – Longarm Machine Quilted

First                      #519 SEWING SEEDS OF HOPE, Bonnie Rhoby, Middleville, Michigan
Second                #504 COSMOS, Sandy Clark, Fresno, California
Third                    #509 PASSIONATE RHAPSODY, Cyndi Johnson, Trenton, Missouri
Hon. Mention    #512 SUNSET, Ann Loveless, Frankfort, Michigan

Wall Quilts – Modern

First                     #620 READ BETWEEN THE LINES, Stephanie Zacharer Ruyle, Denver, Colorado
Second               #602 COMMUNITY, Thelma Bearden, Tullahoma, Tennessee
Third                   #624 RED RIBBONS, Judy Mercer Tescher, Pendleton, Indiana
Hon. Mention   #621 THE DISINTEGRATION OF THE PERSISTENCE OF ARTICHOKES, Sylvia Schaefer, Athens, Georgia

Ultimate Guild Challenge

First                     #706 FAMOUS FEMALE FACES, Journeys Thru Art, Martin City, Florida
Second               #716 NO MATTER WHERE YOU ROAM, YOUR HEART STILL HANGS AT HOME, West Michigan Quilters’ Guild, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Third                   #704 A DAY AT WOODLEY ISLAND, Fiber Art Friends, Eureka, California
Hon. Mention   #710 FLOWERS: ALWAYS AND ALL WAYS, Out of the Box Design Group, Jupiter, Florida

Young Textile Art Challenge

First                   #003 WHAT’S THAT PRICE ON YOUR HEAD, Katherine Turpenoff, Glen Carbon, IL
Second             #002 PARTS OF THE SUM, Mary Mattimoe, Clovis, NM
Third                 #001 CHRYSALIS, Kyle D’Arcangelo, Cadillac, MI
Choice              #003 WHAT’S THAT PRICE ON YOUR HEAD, Katherine Turpenoff, Glen Carbon, IL