Quilt Contest

Congratulations to our Georgia Quilt Show Contest Winners!

Best of Show and Best Machine Quilting
America, Let It Shine - Sherry Renyolds

Best Hand Quilting
Sakura II: Picnic at Naruko - Megan Farkas

Judges' Choice
Stranger Than Fiction - Pauline Salzman
Mistaken Identity - Gail Stepanek
Quilted by Jan Hutchinson

Bed Quilt
First Place
Perseverance - Linda Neal
Quilted by Jackie Brown

Second Place
Mistaken Identity - Gail Stepanek
Quilted by Jan Hutchinson

Third Place 
Four Baskets For You - Rosillis Rosario 

Honorable Mention 
Hummingbirds In My Garden - Janice Burt
Quilted by Lura Campbell

Large Wall Quilt
First Place
Zen Garden - Margaret Solomon Gunn

Second Place
Sakura II: Picnic at Naruko - Megan Farkas

Third Place 
Samson and Delilah - Jerry Granata

Honorable Mention
Imagination on Vacation - Jan Cunningham
Quilted by Janice Brown

Small Wall Quilt
First Place
B.S. I Love You - Janet Stone

Second Place
Gilding the Arbor - Bethanne Nemesh 

Third Place 
Where the Pavement Ends - JoAnn Camp

Honorable Mention
Sunflowers - Jennifer Hynes

More than $25,000 in Cash Awards.
 Double the 2012 Awards in Every Category!

NQA certified judges will award a $10,000 Prize for Best of Show.

Best of Show winning quilt will appear in Quilters Newsletter in 2014.

Additional cash awards for Best Machine Quilting and Best Hand Quilting.
First, Second, Third Place and Honorable Mention cash awards in each of three categories:
Bed Quilt, Large Wall Quilt and Small Wall Quilt.

  • Enter each piece by completing online entry form with $25 entry fee per quilt by August 2, 2013. 
  • Limit two entries per person, one quilt per category.
  • Quilt must be constructed and quilted by person(s) named on entry blank.
  • All entries must be quilted by hand, machine or both.
  • Quilts must have a sewn on sleeve for hanging.
  • Quilts should be in excellent condition and have been completed between August 1, 2011 and August 1, 2013.
  • Quilt Sizes: (Must fit dimensions listed for category. A label identifying the maker must be stitched to the back lower edge of the quilt.)
  • Bed-sized quilts must be 60" to 116" in width and a length of 80" or more.
  • Large wall quilts must be 60" to 116" in width and a length of 40" or more.
  • Small wall quilts must be 12" to 60" in width and a length of 12" or more.
  • Quilt must be available for judging and display from September 6th through October 1st, 2013.
  • Full-view photo must show all edges of the finished quilt. Detail photo must show the quilting stitches.
  • All decisions of the jurors and judges are final. Georgia Quilt Show reserves the right to reject any entry, including those that fail to follow contest rules.
To enter, submit:
(a)    Completed Entry Form available online.  Deadline for entry is August 2, 2013.
(b)    Digital images (2) via email - address distributed after Entry Form submission.

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