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The Winners – International Quilt Festival Houston

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It has been an extremely hectic few weeks. However, I now have a little time to work on my computer,  and I can share the images I took at Houston on the blog.

I will feature the winning quilts in their categories and also the quilts I love and had great respect for.

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The Handi Quilter Best of Show – $12,500, Sponsored by Handi Quilter.     Eternal Beauty by Sherry Reynolds, of Laramie, Wyoming USA,


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The Quilt below won the Robert S. Cohan Master Award for Traditional Artistry, sponsored by RJR Fabrics.

Reminiscence by Mariko Takeda of Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken, Japan

It was difficult to get a good image of it, the signs either side of it added a shadow.The hand quilting and appliqué are executed with precision.

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 The World of Beauty Award, $7500 Sponsored by Baby Lock.

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I love the ambience, the colour and the technique used in this quilt… I know the  photograph well having studied it in a photography course.

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The Koala Studios Mater Award for Innovative Artistry. $5000, sponsored by Koala Studios.

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The Gammil Master Award for contemporary Artistry, $5000 Sponsored by Gammill Velvet Flowers by Linda Anderson of La Mesa, California, USA

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The Superior Threads Master Award for Thread Artistry, $5000, Sponsored by Superior Threads. Blue Anemone by Andrea Brokenshire of Round Rock, Texas USA

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The Founders Award, $7500 Sponsored by International Quilt Festival. Over the waves  bu Setsuko Matsushima of Otsu-shi, Shiga Japan

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The Pfaff Mastery Award for Machine Artistry, $5000  Sponsored by Pfaff Sewing Machines.  Hope by Ximo Navaro Sirera of Canala, Valencia, Spain

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1 Comment

  1. sharyn mellors says

    Thank you for the close ups of Linda Anderson’s quilt. I wasn’t able to get some while I was in Houston and I was kicking myself for it. I really enjoyed your luncheon presentation. Thank you for sharing.

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