Thursday, October 29, 2009

Winners are Announced at AQS Quilt Expo - Des Moines

The winners of the second annual AQS Quilt Expo in Des Moines, Iowa were announced at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 28, just prior to the opening of the show.

The following winners were present (left to right): Karen Kay Buckley - Best of Show; Marilyn Badger - Best Longarm Workmanship Award; Mary V. Shotwell - 1st Place, Wall Quilts, Traditional; Patricia Johnson & Dawn Cavanaugh - Honorable Mention, Wall Quilts Traditional & Patricia Johnson - Second Place, Bed Quilts, Traditional; Meredith Schroeder, President, American Quilter's Society

Congratulations to all of the winners! Here is the entire list of winners:

Best of Show Award
#204 ARABESQUE, Karen Kay Buckley, Carlisle, PA

Best Hand Workmanship Award
#206 SPRINGTIME, Nancy Hahn, St. Peters, MO

Best Machine Workmanship Award
#403 SUNSET AND SANDHILL CRANES, Joanne Baeth, Bonanza, OR

Best Longarm Workmanship Award
#102 BALI HAI, Marilyn Badger, St. George, UT

Best Wall Quilt Award
#562 ALPHABET ALCHEMY, Janet Stone, Overland Park, KS

Bed Quilts, Traditional
First #118 FLORA ELENA, Doris Morelock Hendrickson & Theresa Ward, Basehor, KS
Second #123 ENCHANTED WOODS, Patricia Johnson, West Des Moines, IA
Third #101 BEYOND THE TREES, Linda Arndt, West Des Moines, IA
Hon. Mention #134 LET’S PICK FLOWERS, Rosillis Rosario, Davenport, FL

Bed Quilts, Innovative
First #210 ALPHA “BAA” SAMPLER, Janet Stone, Overland Park, KS
Second #205 JUNGLE FEVER, Joan Davis & Judy Woodworth, Hill City, SD
Third #202 REJOICE, Eileen Rose Bien, Ludington, MI

Wall Quilts, Traditional
First #329 MY ELEGANT GARDEN, Mary V. Shotwell, Des Moines, IA
Second #305 STARS ILLUMINATE THE NIGHT, Mary C. Dyer, Flagstaff, AZ
Third #316 TRELLIS OF RED FLOWERS, Deborah Kemball, Baie D’Urfe QC, Canada
Hon. Mention #314 GARDEN FROST, Patricia Johnson & Dawn Cavanaugh, West Des Moines, IA

Wall Quilts, Innovative
First #435 SILHOUETTES, Carol Taylor, Pittsford, NY
Second #412 PIECES OF DREAMS, Diane J. Evans, Schenectady, NY
Third #432 LILIAS DEL DIA, Nancy J. Steidle, Santa Fe, NM
Hon. Mention #406 CONVERSATIONS I, Peggy Brown, Nashville, IN

Fabric Art
First #529 JUBILATION, Janeen Herchold, Redding, CA
Second #566 MADONNA, Laurie Tigner, Rapid City, SD
Third #559 BURANO AFTER THE RAIN, Melissa Sobotka, Richardson, TX
Hon. Mention #515 CLEARLY NOW, Mickey Depre, Oak Lawn, IL

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