Congratulations to the winners in the 2013 AQS QuiltWeek contest!
This year’s winners come from across the world, each sharing a part of the $120,000 in cash prizes. Quilts from twenty-eight states have won awards at this year’s contest, and several winners come from other countries – United Kingdom, Japan, and Germany.
A highlight of the winners of top honors are:
Janome of America Best Of Show: FIESTA MEXICO by Renae Haddadin of Sandy, Utah and Karen Kay Buckley of Carlisle, Pennsylvania
AQS Hand Workmanship Award: THE CHARM OF SMALL PINK ROSES by Keiko Minami of Kawanishi-shi, Japan
BERNINA of America Best Machine Workmanship Award: TULIP FIRE by Susan Stewart of Pittsburg, Kansas
APQS Longarm Machine Quilting Award: ADVENTURE AWAITS by Sue McCarty of Roy, Utah
Moda Best Wall Award: CHARM SCHOOL by Janet Stone of Overland Park, Kansas
Benartex Best Miniature Award: TINY TIGERS 2 by Pat Holly of Ann Arbor, Michigan
Coats & Clark Wall Hand Workmanship Award: ECHOING SPRING by Suzanne Marshall of Clayton, Missouri
Brother International Corporation Wall Machine Workmanship Award: LARRY by Jennifer Day of Santa Fe, New Mexico
Handi Quilter Wall Longarm/Midarm Machine Quilting Award: PURPLE IRIS by Monica Troy of Lemont, Illinois