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'Arandano' is the Winner of the 2016 AQS Quilt Show

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This year’s winners of the American Quilt Society’s annual QuiltWeek are sharing part of the $125,000 in cash prizes.  

Quilts from 29 states and 5 countries have won awards at this year’s contest.  

Some of the top winners include Marilyn Badger of Utah, Barbara Korengold of Maryland, Janneke de Vries-Bodzinga of The Netherlands and Aki Sakai of Japan. See the full list below.

 

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Janome America Best of Show                                                 

ARANDANO, Marilyn Badger, St. George, UT                                                             

AQS Best Hand Workmanship Award                                                    

  • BEN’S MIDNIGHT GARDEN, Barbara Korengold, Chevy Chase, MD                                                              
  • BERNINA of America Best Home Machine Workmanship Award                                              
  • HOPELESS, Janneke de Vries-Bodzinga, Kollumerzwaag, Friesland, Netherlands                                                    

APQS Best Longarm Machine Workmanship Award                                                        

  • MY BRUNETTE WHIG, Gail Stepanek and Jan Hutchison, New Lenox, IL                                                            

Moda Fabrics Best Wall Award                                                 

  • IT’S THE COWBOY WAY, Karlyn Bue Lohrenz, Billings, MT                                                                                            

Coats & Clark Best Wall Hand Workmanship Award                                                       

  • HAPPY HALLOWEEN 2, Aki Sakai, Hachiouji, Tokyo, Japan                                              

Brother International Corporation Best Wall Home Machine Workmanship Award

  • A PASSION FOR PURPLE, Andrea Brokenshire, Round Rock, TX                                                              

Handi Quilter Best Wall Longarm Machine Workmanship Award

  • REBORN, Molly Hamilton-McNally, Tehachapi, CA

A1 Quilting Machines Best Miniature Quilt Award                                                          

  • DAISY CHAIN, Laura Welklin, Noblesville, IN                                                             

TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award – Karen Kay Buckley

  • ONE CAKE, TWO CAKE, RED CAKE, BLUE CAKE, Linda Neal and Jackie Brown, McKinney, TX               

TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award – Ricky Tims                      

  • A SHARED DESTINY, Patricia Kennedy-Zafred, Murrysville, PA                                                      

TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award – Donna Wilder                                                               

  • FLIGHT PATH, Mary A. Menzer, Virginia Beach, VA

Nearly 600 quilts are on display at the Paducah-McCracken County Expo and Convention Center through this Friday.  

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