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Congratulations Winners

2015 AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, KY Award Winners

MAJESTIC MOSAIC by Karen Kay Buckley and Renae Haddadin

Janome America, Inc. Best of Show
Karen Kay Buckley and Renae Haddadin,
Carlisle, Pennsylvania

THANK YOU! GRATITUDE by Akiko Matsumura

AQS Best Hand Workmanship Award
Akiko Matsumura,
Iida, Nagano, Japan

RICKY AND LUCY by Nancy Sterett Martin and Karen Sistek

BERNINA of America, Inc. Best Home Machine Workmanship Award
Nancy Sterett Martin and Karen Sistek,
Owensboro, Kentucky

NOSTALGIA by Gina Perkes

APQS Best Longarm Machine Workmanship Award
Gina Perkes,
Payson, Arizona

CHASING BUBBLES by Hiroko Miyama and Masanobu Miyama

Moda Fabrics Best Wall Award
Hiroko Miyama and Masanobu Miyama, Chofu,
Tokyo, Japan

INDIAN WHIMSY by Deborah Kemball

Coats & Clark Best Wall Hand Workmanship Award
Deborah Kemball, Baie D Urfe, Quebec, Canada

ROBBER’S ROOST by Joanne Baeth

Brother International Corporation Best Wall Home Machine Workmanship Award
Joanne Baeth,
Bonanza, Oregon

OCTOBER SKY by Bethanne Nemesh

Handi Quilter Best Wall Longarm Machine Workmanship Award
Bethanne Nemesh,
Allentown, Pennsylvania


A1 Quilting Machines Best Miniature Quilt Award
Mary Kay Mouton,
Milledgeville, Georgia

Judge’s Recognition Award


TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award – Melinda Bula
Susan Carlson,
Harpswell, Maine

TEA TIME by Yumiko Mandai

TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award – Scott Murkin
#417 TEA TIME,
Yumiko Mandai, Mastusaka Mieken,
Mie, Japan

CANOLA FIELDS by Leah Gravells

TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award – Donna Wilder
Leah Gravells,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

BED QUILTS: Home Machine Quilted sponsored by AccuQuilt

1ST     #104 VESTMENTS, Mary Chalmers, Willmar, Minnesota
2ND   #108 STARGAZE, Susan Liimatta, Stoughton, Wisconsin
3RD   #106 FUNKY GARDEN IN RED, Janet A. Elia, Taunton, Massachusetts
HM     #105 LANCASTER ROSE, Janet Davis, Alamosa, Colorado

BED QUILTS: Longarm Machine Quilted sponsored by Hobbs Bonded Fibers

1ST     #204 COASTAL LILY, Thelma Childers and Judi Madsen, Charleston, Illinois
2ND   #207 WORDS TO LIVE BY, Linda Hrcka and Lisa Bongean, Homer, Michigan
3RD   #217 VINTAGE MOMENTS, Jan Zimmerman, Wichita, Kansas
HM     #211 BYRNE’S SPIRAL, Beth Nufer and Clem Buzick, Brookings, Oregon

BED QUILTS: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest sponsored by Statler Stitcher

1ST     #314 VINTAGE TILES REVISITED, Marilyn Huntress, Carthage, North Carolina
2ND   #311 FLOWER CLOCK, Mitsuko Hashimoto, Matsue, Shimane, Japan
3RD   #305 A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME I COULD APPLIQUÉ, Marie Blunk, Channahon, Illinois
HM    #334 THE COTHEALS AT HOME, Mayleen Vinson, Haysville, Kansas

BED QUILTS: Hand Quilted sponsored by Fairfield Processing Corporation

1ST     #430 COLORED AUTUMN, Chinami Terai, Abiko, Chiba, Japan
2ND   #402 PURE, Sachiko Chiba, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
3RD   #422 LOOK UP AT THE BLUE SKY, Toyoko Nakajima, Kiryu, Gunma, Japan
HM    #434 SPRING BREEZE, Etsuko Uto, Kashima, Ibaraki, Japan

LARGE WALL QUILTS: Home Machine Quilted sponsored by Baby Lock USA

1ST     #509 SAFFRON SPLENDOR, Pat Holly, Ann Arbor, Michigan
2ND   #515 BIRD BY BIRD, Philippa Naylor, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
3RD   #521 LETTER CARRIERS, Janet Stone, Overland Park, Kansas
HM    #516 GEORGETOWN WEDDING, Ann L. Petersen, Surprise, Arizona

LARGE WALL QUILTS: Longarm Machine Quilted sponsored by Nolting® Longarm Quilting Machines

1ST     #602 EXUBERANCE, Marilyn Badger, St. George, Utah
2ND   #607 SHOWER OF ROSES, Donna Derstadt, Libertyville, Illinois
3RD   #622 FERN RISING, Claudia Pfeil, Krefeld, Germany
HM     #626 NATURE’S EDGE, Jane Zillmer, Mercer, Wisconsin

LARGE WALL QUILTS: Pictorial Quilts sponsored by Elna USA

1ST     #706 POOR AND RICH, Janneke de Vries-Bodzinga, Kollumerzwaag, Friesland, Netherlands
2ND   #716 AN AUTUMN FLAVOR, Kiyoko Matsumoto, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
3RD   #714 IT TAKES THE CASE, Karlyn Bue Lohrenz, Billings, Montana
HM     #717 BIKE BOYS, Lea McComas, Superior, Colorado

LARGE WALL QUILTS: Modern Quilts sponsored by Gammill Quilting Systems

1ST     #806 FOR TANYA, Emily Coffey and Miriam Coffey, Lake Junaluska, North Carolina
2ND   #815 MODERN MEDALLION, Rebecca Smith, Rapid City, South Dakota
3RD   #817 MODERN MOJO TWO, Linda M. Thielfoldt, Troy, Michigan
HM     #804 DIAMOND DUST, Doris Brunnette and Trina Kirkvold, Clive, Iowa

GROUP QUILTS: sponsored by Innova

1ST     #912 TAKE 3 FABRICS, JUST ADD THREAD, Mary Reinhardt and Page Johnson, Rosemount, Minnesota
2ND   #901 AMAZING AZTEC—NICOLOR DREAM QUILT, Amazing Eight, Greene, Iowa
3RD   #911 LADY OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS, Northern Lights Machine Quilters Guild, Duluth, Minnesota
HM     #907 START OUR FAMILY, Kathy and 6 friends, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan

SMALL WALL QUILTS: Hand Quilted sponsored by Panasonic

1ST     #1007 ELISABETH’S GARDEN: A TALE OF A THOUSAND THREADS, Elisabeth Frolet, Dunwoody, Georgia
2ND   #1004 IN TRIBUTE TO MARGARET, Virginia Davey, Orchard Park, New York
3RD   #1003 PLAYING IT, Pam Beal, Mass City, Michigan
HM     #1002 CHARDONNAY, Jenny Bacon, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia

SMALL WALL QUILTS: Home Machine Quilted sponsored by Koala Cabinets

1ST     #1121 CAPTAIN KIMO, Nancy Sterett Martin, Owensboro, Kentucky
2ND   #1129 A LETTER BIT OF BAALTIMORE, Janet Stone, Overland Park, Kansas
3RD   #1111 KELP, Sheila Frampton-Cooper, Los Angeles, California
HM     #1115 FINE FEATHER, Pam Hadfield, Laguna Niguel, California

SMALL WALL QUILTS: Longarm Machine Quilted sponsored by Generations

1ST     #1209 AUTUMN’S SURRENDER, Margaret Solomon Gunn, Gorham, Maine
2ND   #1215 GOLDEN TAPESTRY, Renee M. Perlman, New Fairfield, Connecticut
3RD   #1206 FLOWERS AND GEARS, Robbi Joy Eklow, Third Lake, Illinois
HM     #1202 SKYFALL, Kathie Beltz and Mara Novak, Greenfield, New Hampshire

SMALL WALL QUILTS: Pictorial sponsored by Horn of America

1ST     #1329 BENEATH MY WING, David M. Taylor, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
2ND   #1316 DISCOVERY OF LANDSCAPE, Kim Hyesook, Busan, South Korea
3RD   #1306 HARD TIMES, Lynn Czaban, Vancouver, Washington
HM     #1309 WILD RHODIES, Pat Durbin, Arcata, California

SMALL WALL QUILTS: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest by YLI Corporation

1ST     #1406 THE BRIDE WORE RED, Kay Donges, Suches, Georgia
2ND   #1410 SILENCES, Olga Gonzalez-Angulo, Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Spain
3RD   #1422 A LONG WAY FROM HOME, Amy Pabst, Le Roy, West Virginia
HM     #1416 IMPRESSION, HAEUNDAE, Laura West Kong, Loma Linda, California

SMALL WALL QUILTS: Fiber Art sponsored by Superior Threads

1ST     #1514 SPRING STROLL, Sally Manke, Arcadia, Michigan
2ND   #1511 SOMEWHERE, Barbara Oliver Hartman, Flower Mound, Texas
3RD   #1513 CANYONLANDS MORNING, Susan Madden, Magna, Utah
HM     #1502 YELLOW MELLOW IN PARADISE, Andrea Brokenshire, Round Rock, Texas

MINIATURE QUILTS: Miniature sponsored by Juki America, Inc.
1ST     #1625 DANCING DAHLIA, Laura Welklin, Noblesville, Indiana
2ND   #1620 COME ON TO MY HOUSE, Aki Sakai, Hachiouji, Tokyo, Japan
3RD    #1605 TEMPEST, Kumiko Frydl, Houston, Texas
HM     #1624 ARGENTUM, Susan Stewart, Pittsburg, Kansas
HM     #1608 CHRISTMAS ROSE, Carol Harris, Ann Arbor, Michigan