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AQS 35th Quilt Contest Winners Announced
By Easton Sanders
PADUCAH - The winners of the AQS 35th quilt contest were announced at the Quilters Gala.

Quilters from around the world were given 24 hours to vote for their favorite picks on Monday and Tuesday. Then on Wednesday night the winning contestants were honored at the Walker Hall Events Center, with special guest Victoria Findlay Wolfe presenting the winners of all categories.

The winners are as follows:

Janome America Best of Show
#309 DIAMOND EFFERVESCENCE, Beth Nufer and Clem Buzick, Brookings, OR

Gammill Quilting Machines Best Wall Quilt Award
#1206 BLUE ANEMONE, Andrea Brokenshire, Round Rock, TX

Baby Lock USA 1st Place Overall Award
#603 FINDING LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS, Teri L. Cherne, Henniker, NH

AQS 2nd Place Overall Award
#106 MAGNIFICENT MILLIE, Mary Olson, Aumsville, OR
Innova 3rd Place Overall Award
#1410 OOKPIK, Colette Dumont, Saint-Romain, Quebec, Canada
APQS 4th Place Overall Award
#1321 AT THE JUNCTION, Marla Varner, Sequim, WA

Martelli Enterprises 5th Place Overall Award 
#1532 WALT WHITMAN, Lianne Schellenberg, Walla Walla, WA

Panasonic Cordless Irons Judges’ Recognition Award – Gail Garber
#706 LACE, Antonia Hering, Hoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Panasonic Cordless Irons Judges’ Recognition Award – Katie Pasquini Masopust
#1205 HARMONY, Cristina Arcenegui Bono, Alcalá de Guadaíra, Sevilla, Spain

Panasonic Cordless Irons Judges’ Recognition Award – Cindy Needham
#713 ANDESINE, Andrea Stracke, Groß Niendorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany


LARGE QUILTS: Appliquéd Quilts sponsored by PFAFF
1ST  #103 TWILIGHT GARDEN, Linda Hrcka and Lisa Bongean, Homer, MI
2ND #104 DON’T EAT THE RED BERRIES, Katherine Jones, Chigwell, Tasmania, Australia
3RD #108 BIRDS & ROSES, Laree Stokes, Meridian, ID
HM #101 100 YEARS OF MOFFAT COUNTY FAIR—HAPPY TRAILS, Renata Brason, Craig, CO

LARGE QUILTS: Embellished Quilts sponsored by Husqvarna Viking

1ST  #207 ZOOLOO, Betty Kent New, Stilwell, OK
2ND #204 LESSONS IN BOTANY & ENTOMOLOGY, Ann Horton, Redwood Valley, CA
3RD #201 CHRISTMAS IN ST. ANDREWS, Marilyn Badger and Claudia Clark Myers, St. George, UT
HM #205 GARDEN PARADISE, Katherine Knauer, New York, NY

LARGE QUILTS: Pieced Quilts sponsored by Handi Quilter

1ST  #303 CHRISTMAS POPPIES, Linda Fleschner, North Fond du Lac, WI
2ND #308 LAKESHORE SUNRISE, Phyllis Marcum and Terry Marcum, Colorado Springs, CO
3RD #307 FRIENDSHIP REMEMBERED, Dianne Lowe, Burlington, WA
HM #306 RED DELICIOUS, Suzanne Jones and Cyndi Herrmann, Maryville, TN

LARGE QUILTS: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Quilt Contest sponsored by Brother International

1ST  #419 WHIMSICAL WONDERS, C. Roseberry, Valrico, FL
2ND #420 FLYING HIGH, Martha Sivetz-Baltram, Buckeye, AZ
3RD #407 FORMAL ATTIRE, Susan Deshensky, Mamaroneck, NY
HM #418 SERENDIPITY, Cathy Reininger, Madison, MS

LARGE QUILTS: Pictorial sponsored by Superior Threads

1ST  #502 BLESSED, Ann Horton, Redwood Valley, CA
2ND #501 MONSTROUS ATTACKER, Janneke de Vries-Bodzinga, Kollumerzwaag, Friesland, Netherlands
3RD #503 NORTHERN WHITE RHINOCEROS, Corinne Yarbrough, Carlsbad, CA

LARGE QUILTS: Quilter’s Choice sponsored by Statler by Gammill

1ST  #607 OKEHAMPTON, Barbara Odor, Fort Morgan, CO
2ND #604 MY EVERLASTING ROSY GARDEN, Janet Cochran, Fort Collins, CO
3RD #602 OCEAN, Sara Bradshaw and Danielle Johnson, Spencer, TN
HM #605 GEAR, THERE, EVERYWHERE, Tracy Husch-Lissak, Naperville, IL

LARGE QUILTS: Hand Quilted Quilts sponsored by Martelli Enterprises

1ST  #714 FLOWER RONDO, Chinami Terai, Abiko, Chiba, Japan
2ND #711 WHEN EVERYONE’S HEART BLOOMS, Masako Sanada, Minamiboso, Chiba, Japan
3RD #708 THE END OF THE RAINY SEASON, Akiko Matsumura, Iida, Nagano, Japan
HM #705 TOWARD SPLENDID FUTURE, Junko Hanaoka, Nagano, Nagano, Japan

WALL QUILTS: Appliquéd Quilts sponsored by AccuQuilt

1ST  #810 BALAM (JAGUAR), Georgia Spalding Pierce, Seattle, WA
2ND #813 THE SQUIRREL’S CHRISTMAS, Karen Turnbull, Laguna Niguel, CA
3RD #812 GARDEN RHAPSODY, Laree Stokes, Meridian, ID
HM #807 THE VALUE OF VIOLET, Margaret Solomon Gunn, Gorham, ME

WALL QUILTS: Embellished Quilts sponsored by BERNINA of America Q Series - Longarm

1ST  #903 GOLDEN, Peggy Brown, Nashville, IN
2ND #905 UPCYCLE CAT, Ann Horton, Redwood Valley, CA
3RD #908 KALEIDOSCOPE MAZE, Michele Lea, Oxford, OH
HM #906 MY WOOLY CRITTERS!, Beth Porter Johnson, Tullahoma, TN

WALL QUILTS: Pieced Quilts sponsored by Elna USA
1ST  #1010 ANTELOPE CANYON MOSAIC, Kimberly Lacy, Colorado Springs, CO
2ND #1016 PEACOCK, Akemi Sugiyama, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
3RD #1011 MULTI FASSETT’ED, Loretta Painter, Norris, TN
HM #1009 SAPPHIRE BEAUTY, Suzanne Jones and Cyndi Herrmann, Maryville, TN


WALL QUILTS: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Quilt Contest sponsored by Juki America

1ST  #1101 BRAVEHEART, Linda Anderson, La Mesa, CA
2ND #1111 KANSAS CITY STAR BLOCK OF THE MONTH 2013—RESIZED AND REVISED, Deb Ellsworth, Lawrence, KS
3RD #1113 STEERING BY THE STARS, Peter Hayward, Javea, Alicante, Spain
HM #1112 THE FIRST SNOW AT THE END OF AUTUMN, Minyoung Ha, Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea

WALL QUILTS: Pictorial sponsored by Pro-Stitcher

1ST  #1204 ACADIA’S OWN: COBBLESTONE BRIDGE, Barbara Binotto, Island Falls, ME
2ND #1201 GOSSIPING DUCKS AND HUNGRY TIGER, Linda Anderson, La Mesa, CA
3RD #1217 BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE, Jan Hutchison, Sedgwick, KS
HM #1207 SALT MARSH EGRET, Sue Colozzi, Reading, MA

WALL QUILTS: Modern sponsored by Quilt Path by APQS
1ST  #1317 MESMERIZING, Jodi Robinson, Enon Valley, PA
2ND #1303 UNITED, Inger Blood, Camino, CA
3RD #1308 BLUE WINDOWS, Jennifer Emry, Arlington, VA
HM #1314 BLISS, Kathy McNeil, Tulalip, WA

WALL QUILTS: Flora and/or Fauna sponsored by American Patchwork & Quilting Magazine

1ST  #1404 DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE, Lise Belanger, Trois-Pistoles, Quebec, Canada
2ND #1425 JEWEL BEETLE, Esther Tronchoni, Javea, Alicante, Spain
3RD #1415 BUTTERMILK AND BLUE SKIES, Karen Grover, Rockford, IL
HM #1402 GARDEN GLORIES, Rosalie Baker, Davenport, IA

WALL QUILTS: Art Quilts sponsored by BERNINA of America

1ST  #1541 CAT UNDER THE STARS, Chi Chen Wen, Ping Tung, Taiwan
2ND #1504 MOMENTS, Peggy Brown, Nashville, IN
3RD #1515 CANYON #1, Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Port Townsend, WA
HM  #1539 CITYSCAPE, Claire Victor, Scottsdale, AZ


Published 08:36 PM, Wednesday Sep. 11, 2019
Updated 09:04 PM, Wednesday Sep. 11, 2019

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