Thursday, May 2, 2013

AQS Paducah Best of Show -- and the other winners

Congratulations to Karen K. Buckley and Renee Haddadin for their 2013 Best of Show winner, Fiesta Mexico!



The American Quilter's Society show in Paducah is one of the oldest in the country -- and one of the most prestigious. What an honor. Other winners are here -- I see several friends and colleagues in the list. Congratulations to all of you!  (Go here for more info.)

Janome of America Best Of Show
303    Renae Haddadin and Karen Kay Buckley    Sandy, Utah    Fiesta Mexico
AQS Hand Workmanship Award
519    Keiko Minami    Kawanishi-shi, Japan    The Charm of Small Pink Roses
BERNINA of America Best Machine Workmanship Award
633    Susan Stewart    Pittsburg, Kansas    Tulip Fire
APQS Longarm Machine Quilting Award
716    Sue McCarty    Roy, Utah    Adventure Awaits
Moda Best Wall Award
1140    Janet Stone    Overland Park, Kansas    Charm School
Benartex Best Miniature Award
1508    Pat Holly    Ann Arbor, Michigan    Tiny Tigers 2
Coats & Clark Wall Hand Workmanship Award
1011    Suzanne Marshall    Clayton, Missouri    Echoing Spring
Brother International Corporation Wall Machine Workmanship Award
1107    Jennifer Day    Santa Fe, New Mexico    Larry
Handi Quilter Wall Longarm/Midarm Machine Quilting Award
1213    Monica Troy    Lemont, Illinois    Purple Iris
TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award – Kimberly Einmo
713    Janet Knapp    Fergus Falls, Minnesota    My Victory Garden
TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award – Libby Lehman
1115    Sheila Frampton-Cooper    Van Nuys, California    Fantasyland
TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award – Velda Newman
1303    Melinda Bula    El Dorado Hills, California    Monet in Pasadena
1. BED QUILTS: Hand Quilted sponsored by Superior Threads
1ST    113    Linda M. Roy    Knoxville, Tennessee    Jacobean Dream
2ND    109    Cathleen Miller    Albuquerque, New Mexico    Days of Wine and Roses
3RD       114    Betty Ekern Suiter    Racine, Wisconsin    Creation Springs Forth
Honorable Mention    107    Yumiko Mandai    Mastusaka, Mie, Japan    Duet
2. BED QUILTS: Home Sewing Machine Quilted sponsored by AccuQuilt
1ST    207    Jean Lohmar    Galesburg, Illinois    Tequila Sunrise
2ND    206    Molly Y. Hamilton-McNally and Cindy Seitz-Krug    Tehachapi, California    Everlasting Beauty
3RD       204    Marilyn R. Eparvier    Byron Center, Michigan    Knots of Flowers
Honorable Mention    205    Frances Gillesheimer and Carol Lauterbach    Whiting, New Jersey    Mary Mannakee Quilt 1850-1851
3. BED QUILTS: Longarm/Midarm Machine sponsored by Hobbs Bonded Fibers
1ST    312    Sharyl L. Schlieckau    Loganville, Wisconsin    Timeless Elegance
2ND    305    Jan Hutchison    Sedgwick, Kansas    Remembrance
3RD       313    Gail H. Smith and Donna Derstadt    Barrington, Illinois    Delft Garden
Honorable Mention    314    Carolyn H. Stine    Springfield, Illinois    My First Trip to Baltimore
4. BED QUILTS: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest sponsored by Morgan Quality Products
1ST    420    Karen Mommsen    Rice Lake, Wisconsin    Heartburst
2ND    407    Terry Engleman    Spokane, Washington    Terry’s Japanese Flower Garden
3RD       401    Jackie Aguilar    Grand Junction, Colorado    Jackie Got into Aunt Millie’s Garden
Honorable Mention    415    Sara L. Madson    Suffolk, Virginia    A Time Between Times
5. LARGE WALL QUILTS: Hand Quilted sponsored by Fairfield Processing Corporation
1ST    502    Junko Fujiwara    Narashino, Chiba, Japan    A Lot of Thanks
2ND    531    Akemi Soya    Toyko, Japan    Happy Life
3RD       523    Yaeko Noguchi    Saitama City, Japan    Summer Garden
Honorable Mention    530    Nancy Ann Sobel    Brooktondale, New York    Morning at Christam Gazebo
6. LARGE WALL QUILTS: Home Machine Quilted sponsored by Baby Lock USA
1ST    625    Lois Podolny    Tucson, Arizona    My Journey to Baltimore
2ND    614    Jaynette Huff    Conway, Arkansas    Celtic Summer Celebration
3RD       616    Liz Jones    Leominster, Herefordshire, United Kingdom    Love-in-a-Mist
Honorable Mention    631    Patricia Smith    Pinehurst, North Carolina    Caesar and Me: Roman Mosaic
7. LARGE WALL QUILTS: Longarm/Midarm Machine Quilted sponsored by Robert Kaufman Co., Inc.
1ST    726    Mark L. Sherman    Coral Springs, Florida    Poppy’s Rainbow
2ND    706    Terri Doyle    Gilbert, Arizona    Secret Garden
3RD       724    Leslie Rego    Sun Valley, Idaho    Four Seasons
Honorable Mention    728    Margaret Solomon Gunn    Gorham, Maine    Zen Garden
8. LARGE WALL QUILTS: Pictorial sponsored by Elna, Inc.
1ST    805    Denise Havlan    Plainfield, Illinois    The Peaceful Ones
2ND    814    Hiroko Miyama    Chofu City, Tokyo, Japan    Natsumi on Her Bike
3RD       816    Claudia Pfeil    Krefeld, Germany    Turtle Bay
Honorable Mention   813    Kathy McNeil    Tulalip, Washington    More Than a Memory
9. GROUP QUILTS: sponsored by Innova
1ST    905    Susan H. Garman, Cynthia Clark, Pat Cotter, Jerrianne Evans, Marsha Fuller, Georgann Wrinkle    Friendswood, Texas    Friends of Baltimore
2ND    914    Joyce Stewart and Ann Seely    Deweyville, Utah    Abundance
3RD       909    Milwaukee Art Quilters    Wauwatosa, Wisconsin    The Jennings Homestead
Honorable Mention    907    Illinois Quilters, Inc.    Green Oaks, Illinois    Delectable Mountain Garden
10. SMALL WALL QUILTS: Hand Quilted sponsored by Legacy by Pellon
1ST    1020    Frances Yoder    Whispering Pines, North Carolina    Baltimore Baskets
2ND    1012    Tina McCann    Depoe Bay, Oregon    Kells
3RD       1010    Diane Lane    Wichita, Kansas    Little Puzzling
Honorable Mention    1001    Mary Abbott Williams    Pinehurst, North Carolina    Opus Jacobus
11. SMALL WALL QUILTS: Home Machine Quilted sponsored by Koala Cabinets
1ST    1136    Ann L. Petersen    Surprise, Arizona    Grandma’s Stellar Array
2ND    1118    Shirley Gisi    Colorado Springs, Colorado    Indian Summer Sunset
3RD    1127    Pat LaPierre    Bass Harbor, Maine    Floribunda
Honorable Mention    1104    Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry    Paducah, Kentucky    Lepidopteran #3
12. SMALL WALL QUILTS: Longarm/Midarm Quilted sponsored by Hoffman California Fabrics
1ST    1211    Diana Tatro    Yuba City, California    Imperial Blooms
2ND    1212    Alice Tignor    Severna Park, Maryland    Northern Stars
3RD    1203    Peg Collins    Alamosa, Colorado    Bella Rosa
Honorable Mention    1202    Jo Carol Bird and Meri Pinner    Yukon, Oklahoma    Snowmen A to Zzzz
13. SMALL WALL QUILTS: Pictorial sponsored by Horn of America
1ST    1311    Cindy Garcia    Racine, Wisconsin    God’s Greatest Gift to Me Was Dad
2ND    1305    Jennifer Day    Santa Fe, New Mexico    Boy and His Best Friend
3RD       1322    Lea McComas    Superior, Colorado    Turkish Bread Boys
Honorable Mention    1306    Pat Durbin    Eureka, California    Megan’s Forest
14. SMALL WALL QUILTS: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest by YLI Corporation
1ST    1409    Cherrie Hampton    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma    Oklahoma Windsong
2ND    1420    Pam McIntyre    Gainesville, Florida    Sunshine
3RD       1410    Leona Harden    Lilburn, Georgia    Melon Melange
Honorable Mention    1431    Laura Trenbeath    Pavillion, Wyoming    Upper Body Workout
15. MINIATURE QUILTS: Miniature sponsored by JUKI America, Inc.
1ST    1507    Robin Gausebeck    Rockford, Illinois    In Flanders Fields
2ND    1510    Kaye Koler    Amherst, Ohio    Home at Last
3RD       1522    Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero    Fort Collins, Colorado    Flights of Fancy
Honorable Mention    1517    Lois Podolny    Tucson, Arizona    For the Love of the Garden Green
Honorable Mention    1505    Karen Eckmeier    Kent, Connecticut    Miniville

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