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And the Winners Are…Wait no longer for the complete list of contest winners at AQS QuiltWeek® – Des Moines, Iowa 2013!

After the show, photos of the winning quilts and videos of winning quiltmakers will be available.

Winning quilts will be featured in the next issue of American Quilter magazine.

Congratulations to all!

AQS QuiltWeek – Des Moines, Iowa 2013 Contest Winners!

Best of Show Award

#208 BARCELONA CROW’S NEST, Patricia Delaney, Abington, MA

BARCELONA CROW’S NEST, Patricia Delaney, Abington, MA

BARCELONA CROW’S NEST, Patricia Delaney, Abington, MA

Best Hand Workmanship Award

#106 HARRISON ROSE, Karen Woten, Ottumwa, IA

Best Machine Workmanship Award

#523 Battle of Greasy Grass (Little Big Horn), Patsy Heacox, Green Valley, AZ

Best Longarm Workmanship Award

#438 Auntie’s Red Hot Garden, Mary Shotwell, Des Moines, IA

Best Wall Quilt Award

#431 Natural Wonders, Kathy McNeil, Tulalip, WA

Bed Quilts – Hand Quilted

First #102 Fantastic Flora, Dorothy Dailey, Burnsville, MS

Second #105 Kaleidoscope Garden, Terri Sue Wallace, Lovington, IL

Third #101 Shoreline Log Cabin, Karen Barr, Springfield, IL

Hon. Mention #104 Blue Denim, Julee Prose, Ottumwa, IA

Bed Quilts –Machine Quilted

First #212 Wheels of Color, Anita Gogerty, Norwalk, IA

Second #233 Rosie’s BOMb, Marlene Oddie, Grand Coulee, WA

Third #237 Enchanting Roses, Mary Rossi, Woodbury, MN

Hon. Mention #211 Tribute to Rose, Sandi Fruehling and Kathy Emmel, Aurora, CO

Wall Quilts – Hand Quilted

First #312 Spring Full Bloom, Michiyo Yamamoto, Chicago, IL

Second #304 Grape Arbor, Peggy Garwood, Fairfield Glade, TN

Third #302 Behold! Buttons, Elaine Krajenke Ellison, Sarasota, FL

Hon. Mention #303 Kootenay Peony, Dawn Fox Cooper, Procter, British Columbia, Canada

Wall Quilts – Machine Quilted

First #405 Grandma Cope’s Kitchen, Judy Beaman, Topeka, KS

Second #446 Bentonville Square, Van Go-Go Girls Art Group, Bella Vista, AR

Third #402 The Groom? Ah, Which…Ah…?, Linda Arndt, West Des Moines, IA

Hon. Mention #445 A Slice of Life, B. J. Titus, Coatesville, PA

Fabric Art

First #539 Hula Hoop Poodle, V’Lou Oliveira, Norman, OK

Second #540 Colorado Kids, Ruth Powers, Carbondale, KS

Third #503 Cinnamon, Ilene Bartos, Urbandale, IA

Hon. Mention #511 Elegant Edibles, Jennifer Day, Santa Fe, NM


2013 AQS Modern Quilt Challenge – Award Winners

Best of Show Award

#M008 White Spaces, Beverly Bird, Absecon, NJ

WHITE SPACES, Beverly Bird, Absecon, NJ

WHITE SPACES, Beverly Bird, Absecon, NJ

Best Modern Quilting Award

#M111 Malibu, Colleen Wooton, Clinton, WA

Creative Use of Color Award

#M004 Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Thelma Bearden, Tullahoma, TN

Improvisation Award

#M014 Mid-Century Modern II, Serena Brooks, Los Angeles, CA

Appliqué Award

#M051 The Painted Pebbles Quilt, Rossie Hutchinson, Ypsilanti, MI

Piecing Award

#M041 Ripple Effect II, Marianne Haak, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada

Original Design Award

#M065 Pink ‘N’ Pleated, Jean Larson, Chattanooga, TN

Quilt Top and Quilting by a Single Quiltmaker Award

#M025 Scherzo for Strings, Jennifer Emry, Arlington, VA

Creative Use of Neutral Fabrics Award

#M054 Common Affection, Debbie Jeske, Lynnwood, WA