AQS QuiltWeek

Congratulations Winners

2017 AQS QuiltWeek – Spring Paducah, KY Award Winners


Janome America Best of Show
Janet Stone
Overland Park, KS

GOLD—WEDDING by Tamie Hashida

AQS Best Hand Workmanship Award
Tamie Hashida,
Yachiyo, Chiba, Japan

CAPTIVATED BY NATURE by Olga Gonzalez-Angulo

BERNINA of America Best Stationary Machine Workmanship Award
Olga Gonzalez-Angulo,
Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Spain

 MOONFLOWER by Molly Y. Hamilton-McNally

APQS Best Movable Machine Workmanship Award
Molly Y. Hamilton-McNally,
Tehachapi, CA

SILK ROAD SAMPLER by Melissa Sobotka

Robert Kaufman Fabrics Best Wall Award
Melissa Sobotka,
Richardson, TX


Coats & Clark Best Wall Hand Workmanship Award
Lucia Souza,
São Vicente, São Paulo, Brazil

COUNTRY ROADS by Joanne Baeth

Brother International Corporation Best Wall Stationary Machine Workmanship Award
Joanne Baeth,
Bonanza, OR

THE NAVIGATOR’S STAR by Aline Bugarin and Natasha Bugarin

Handi Quilter Best Wall Movable Machine Workmanship Award
Aline Bugarin and Natasha Bugarin,
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil

WEARABLE ART by Philippa Naylor

A1 Quilting Machines Best Miniature Quilt Award
Philippa Naylor,
Beverley East Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Judge’s Recognition Award

 BUBBLE WRAP by Stephanie Zacharer Ruyle

Quilt EZ Judges’ Recognition Award – Katie Pasquini Masopust
Stephanie Zacharer Ruyle,
Denver, CO

OVER THE WAVES by Setsuko Matsushima

Quilt EZ Judges’ Recognition Award – Paula Nadelstern
Setsuko Matsushima,
Shiga, Shiga, Japan

FUSION STAR by Pat Delaney

Quilt EZ Judges’ Recognition Award – Sue Nickels
Pat Delaney,
Abington, MA

Viewers’ Choice Award

WHITE KNIGHT by Patt Blair

OLFA Viewers’ Choice Award
Patt Blair,
Mount Baldy, CA

COUNTRY ROADS by Joanne Baeth

OLFA Viewers’ Choice Award
Joanne Baeth,
Bonanza, OR

LARGE QUILTS: Stationary Machine Quilted sponsored by AccuQuilt
1ST   #105 FAMILY REUNION, Barbara Ann McCraw, Denton, TX
2ND #111 WONDERFUL WORLD, Karen K. Stone, Southlake, TX
3RD #102 A TOUCH OF BLUE, Rachelle Denneny, Glenelg North, South Australia, Australia
HM  #107 COLOR ME BLUE, Carolyn Bucklin Mullins, Daniels, WV

LARGE QUILTS: Movable Machine Quilted sponsored by Hobbs Bonded Fibers
1ST   #217 NIGHTHAWK, Claudia Clark Myers and Marilyn Badger, Duluth, MN
2ND #225 PHEBE, Christine Sudberry, Tampa, FL
3RD #224 HOMAGE TO SALLIE ANN, Gail H. Smith and Angela McCorkle, North Barrington, IL
HM  #202 THE BIG BANG, Kathie Beltz and Mara Novak, Greenfield, NH

LARGE QUILTS: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest sponsored by Gammill Quilting Machines
1ST   #309 IMPERIAL STAR, Ben Darby, Huntsville, AL
2ND #336 WIND OF JUNE, Ritsuko Uchida, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan
3RD #326 MONIQUE’S MOSAIC, Rhonda Pearce, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
HM  #334 I LOVE LUCY, Pam Thomas, Jenks, OK

HAND QUILTED QUILTS: sponsored by Rotary Club of Paducah
1ST   #416 FANTASTIC!, Fujiwara Junko, Narashino, Chiba, Japan
2ND #431 HAPPY ROSE, Yoshimi Suzuki, Katushika, Tokyo, Japan
3RD #424 A TIME OF THE MADDER RED, Toyoko Nakajima, Kiryu, Gunma, Japan
HM  #429 WINTER MEMORIES, Chieko Shiraishi, Saitama, Saitama, Japan

WALL QUILTS: Stationary Machine Quilted sponsored by Baby Lock USA
1ST   #509 GROUND COVER, Liz Jones, Leominster, County of Herefordshire, United Kingdom
2ND #510 AMMONITE CELEBRATION, Kimberly Lacy, Colorado Springs, CO
3RD #517 AUNT SADIE’S STARS, Nancy Simmons, Duncannon, PA
HM  #518 BAILANDO EN LA NOCHE, Shelly Stokes, Alexandria, MN

WALL QUILTS: Movable Machine Quilted sponsored by TinLizzie18
1ST   #626 CACHE OF CARATS, Gail Stepanek and Jan Hutchison, New Lenox, IL
2ND #623 CAPRICHO, Patti Sandage and Elle (Helen) Smith, Middleton, TN
3RD #606 MY BALTIMORE JOURNEY, Darlene Donohue, Hilton Head, SC
HM  #631 PUEBLO RHAPSODY, J. Michelle Watts and Jackie Brown, Roswell, NM

WALL QUILTS: Pictorial Quilts sponsored by Elna USA
1ST   #708 TAGGED, Patricia Kennedy-Zafred, Murrysville, PA
2ND #713 BY THE CHIMNEY WITH CARE, Karen Turnbull, Laguna Niguel, CA
3RD #710 THE WOMAN Ⅱ, Kyoko Ochiai, Ota, Tokyo, Japan
HM  #704 THE EARLY SPRING OF JIANGNAN, Jin Dong, Qingdao, Shandong, China

WALL QUILTS: Modern Quilts sponsored by Statler by Gammill
1ST   #803 INFUSED PLAID, Cassandra Ireland Beaver, Urbana, OH
2ND #815 THE BIG PICKLE, Vicki Ruebel, Las Vegas, NV
3RD #817 MEETING OF THE GEESE, Sylvia Schaefer, Athens, GA
HM  #821 NEGATIVE SPACE, POSITIVE ATTITUDE, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, New York, NY


GROUP QUILTS: sponsored by Innova
1ST   #904 RED, WHITE, AND STARS, Austin Area Quilt Guild, Austin, TX
2ND #919 THE MONTEREY WHARF, The Fab 5, Elk Grove, CA
3RD #920 THE ENGLISH GARDEN, Tomoko Takeuchi & 8 Friends, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
HM  #906 COMMON THREADS, Faithful Circle Quilters, Downers Grove, IL

SMALL WALL QUILTS: Hand Quilted sponsored by Horn of America
1ST   #1002 CLOUDBURST, Pam Beal, Mass City, MI
2ND #1006 CARD TRICK, Kayoko Hata, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
3RD #1011 SÉRANDITE, Andrea Stracke, Groß Niendorf, Germany
HM  #1001 CRABAPPLE JELLY, Jenny Bacon, Maryborough, Victoria,

SMALL WALL QUILTS: Stationary Machine Quilted sponsored by Koala Cabinets
1ST   #1121 CELTIC FOX, Kathy McNeil, Tulalip, WA
2ND #1122 THE GOOSE FACTORY, Claudia Clark Myers, Duluth, MN
3RD #1113 AMAZONIA, Rosani Ganc, Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
HM  #1110 GARDEN PARTY #2, Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Port Townsend, WA

SMALL WALL QUILTS: Movable Machine Quilted sponsored by Juki America, Inc.
1ST   #1210 SPRINGTIME IN THE GEISHA’S GARDEN, Margaret Solomon Gunn, Gorham, ME
2ND #1214 WICKEDLY GREEN, Deborah Poole, Shelley, ID
3RD #1204 A SILVER LINING, Lisa H. Calle, Pottstown, PA
HM  #1205 TRIBUTE TO ANTONIO BENCIVENNI, Sandra Cannarella, Beaumont, CA

SMALL WALL QUILTS: Pictorial sponsored by Husqvarna Viking/S & R Sewing and Vacuum Center
1ST   #1327 BEST OF THE NORTHWEST, Kathy McNeil, Tulalip, WA
2ND #1314 AUTUMN EVENING, Barbara Oliver Hartman, Flower Mound, TX
3RD #1313 SUMMER SOLSTICE, Leah Gravells, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
HM  #1318 ROMANTIC ROAD ROTHENBURG, Betty W. Kaliszak, Sevierville, TN

SMALL WALL QUILTS: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest sponsored by ABM International
1ST   #1415 Z IS FOR ZINNIA, C IS FOR COSMOS, Kathie R. Kerler, Portland, OR
2ND #1405 MY LITTLE ENCHANTED COMPASS, Cristina Arcenegui Bono, Alcalá de Guadaíra, Spain
3RD #1420 THE ELEPHANT IN THE QUILT ROOM, Elizabeth Owens, Defuniak Springs, FL
HM  #1416 SOLITAIRE, Lisa Maechtlen, Anchorage, AK

SMALL WALL QUILTS: Quilter’s Choice sponsored by Superior Threads
1ST   #1503 FLOWERED & FEATHERED FRENZY, Susan K. Cleveland, West Concord, MN
2ND #1507 GIRONA PORTAL, Laura Fogg, Ukiah, CA
3RD #1508 TECHNICOLOR DECO, Shirley Gisi, Colorado Springs, CO
HM  #1510 HAPPY DANCE, Sonia Grasvik, Burien, WA

MINIATURE QUILTS: Miniature sponsored by Flynn Quilt Frame Company
1ST   #1606 ROSE MANDALA, Kumiko Frydl, Houston, TX
2ND #1620 MERRY CHRISTMAS, Aki Sakai, Hachiouji, Tokyo, Japan
3RD #1615 WITH A “LITTLER” HELP FROM MY FRIENDS, Carolyn Bucklin Mullins, Daniels, WV
HM  #1604 VANILLA BUTTERCREAM, Rachelle Denneny, Glenelg North, South Australia, Australia
HM  #1623 FEATHERED CANYONS, Laura Welklin, Noblesville, IN

Thank You To Our Sponsors