$121,250 Awarded to AQS Contest Winners at AQS QuiltWeek–Fall Paducah, KY

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE, Kathy McNeil, Tulalip, WA

For the first time ever, the winners of the highest honors in an international quilt contest have been decided by public voting.

American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is pleased to announce the winners of the AQS Quilt Contest. $121,250 in prizes will be awarded to the winners at AQS QuiltWeek – Fall Paducah, KY.

For the first time ever, the winners of the highest honors in an international quilt contest have been decided by public voting.

AQS QuiltWeek – Fall Paducah features more than 600 quilts from around the world. The high point of the show recognizes the artistry of today’s quiltmakers as hundreds of quilters in the AQS Quilt Contest compete for $121,250 in cash awards.

Quilts in this international contest and exhibition come from around the world, with entries from 43 states and 15 countries. The winners of this year’s contest have just been selected. A highlight of the top honors are:        

Janome America Best of Show                

#1413    ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE, Kathy McNeil, Tulalip, WA

Gammill Best Wall Quilt Award                

#1502    COLOURFUL DREAM, Lise Belanger, Trois-Pistoles, Quebec, Canada

Baby Lock USA 1st Place Overall Award            

#203    FLEUR DE GLACE, Colette Dumont, Saint-Romain, Quebec, Canada

AQS 2nd Place Overall Award                

#903    A NEW ENGLAND ALBUM, Carol Duffy, Plymouth, MA

Innova 3rd Place Overall Award                

#1202    MAGICAL, Joanne Baeth, Bonanza, OR

APQS 4th Place Overall Award                

#1136    JOURNEY, Grace Sim, Fulshear, TX

Hobbs Bonded Fibers 5th Place Overall Award

#116    PERSEVERANCE, Mary Olson, Aumsville, OR

LARGE QUILTS: Appliquéd Quilts sponsored by ABM International            

1ST    #120    THE A-E-I-O EWES, Janet Stone, Overland Park, KS

2ND        #111    ALICE’S RESTAURANT, Janet Henshaw, Boyertown, PA

3RD    #117    OLD GLORY UNDER HIS WINGS, Julee Prose, Ottumwa, IA

HM    #105    ESFAHAN, Megan Farkas,…

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