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AQS QuiltWeek – Grand Rapids, Michigan 2013 Contest Winners!

And the Winners Are…Wait no longer for the complete list of contest winners at AQS QuiltWeek® in Grand Rapids! 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.

Best of Show Award

#238: SUSHI III, Mary Kay Price, Lake Oswego, OR

SUSHI III, Mary Kay Price,

Best Hand Workmanship Award

#307: TREE OF LIFE, Tim Latimer, Lansing, MI

Best Machine Workmanship Award

#415: CAPTURING BRITTANY, Lenore Crawford, Midland, MI

Best Longarm Workmanship Award

#210: ANDREW, Kathi Carter, Vineyard, UT

Best Wall Quilt Award

#437: ESCUCHAME, Beth Markel, Rochester Hills, MI

Quilter’s Choice

First – #103: CONTEMPORARY SAMPLER #1, Mary Bauer, Crestwood, KY

Second #126: VISIONS OF PEPPERMINTS, Marcia Hollopeter, Mason, MI

Third #156: WREATH OF ROSES, Gail H. Smith, Barrington, IL

Hon. Mention #112: RAIN AND BLOOD, Tsui-hua Chen, Taipei, Taiwan

Made by Machine

First #245: CHINA QUILT, Judy Mercer Tescher, Pendleton, IN

Second #241: FOUR BIRDS, Marilyn Smith, Columbia, MO

Third #235: WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL, Susan Paceley, Corvallis, MT

Hon. Mention #205: WISHING ON A STAR, JoAnn Belling, Grimes, IA

Wall Quilts – Hand Quilted

First #308: SIX FIFTEEN, Tina McCann, Depoe Bay, OR

Second #302: SUDDENLY…, Pam J. Beal, Mass City, MI

Third #306: BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ann Horton, Redwood Valley, CA

Hon. Mention #309: BALTIMORE ALBUM TRIBUTE, Jackie Perry, Marion, VA

Wall Quilts – Machine Quilted

First #409: BELL STAR, Jo Ann Blade and Kim Diamond, Mt. Vernon, WA

Second #453: WILLY NILLY, Pamela M. Peck, Port Charlotte, FL

Third #425: WE MOOST BE IN YELLOWSTONE, Pam Hadfield, Laguna Niguel, CA

Hon. Mention #465: ODE TO INSPIRATION, Melissa Sobotka, Richardson, TX

Ultimate Guild Challenge

First #516: I’VE GOT THE QUILTING BUG, Tuesday Night Friends, Ann Arbor, MI

Second #510: COLOR WHEEL OPPOSITES, Milwaukee Art Quilters, Wauwatosa, WI

Third #505: BRIDGE PROJECT 2013, Fiber Art Friends, Eureka, CA

Hon. Mention #514: MONOCHROMATIC, Smoky Mountain Quilt Guild, Knoxville, TN

Hon. Mention #502: FAIRY TALES, Davies Manor Quilters, Memphis, TN

2013 AQS GO! Have Fun Challenge – Award Winners

AccuQuilt™ Best of Show Award

#27: PLAYING WITH COLOR, Sandi Snow, Lutz, FL


AccuQuilt™ Choice Award

#20: WOODLAND PUZZLE, Kim Oleson, Houston, TX

Fantastic Use of Color Award

#18: CHERRY BLOSSOMS, Sally Manke, Arcadia, MI

Most Creative Embellishments Award

#05: RAINBOW EUCALYPTUS, Moe Bradley and Nancy Madigan, Orlando, FL

Out-of-the-Box Quilting Award

#11: A CASCADE OF HEARTS, Joelyn Fevurly, Leavenworth, KS

Best Combination of AccuQuilt™ Dies Award

#02: BUTTERFLIES IN THE GARDEN, Cynthia Beggs, Sandy Lake, PA

Viewer’s Choice Award

Voting Happening Now


First #30: MICKEY BLUE EYES, Julia C. Wood, Auburn, AL

Second #28: A SOLDIER’S STAR, Deonn Stott, Heber City, UT

Third #14: COLOR EXPLOSION, Kathy Kent, Virginia Beach, VA

Hon. Mention #15: RED PATHS, Alicia Key, Lone Grove, OK


First #22: GO! BLOOM, Peggy Pollyea, Minden, NV

Second #21: PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS, Cindy Petersen, Columbus, NE

Third #01: CRISOCOLA, Marcia Baraldi, Florianópolis, Brazil

Hon. Mention #19: DANCING THE BOHEMIAN SWAG, Tina McHenry, Jamestown, PA