Congratulations to our 2015 QuiltCon Winners!

Congratulations to all, and thank you to everyone who submitted a quilt. Without further ado, here are our quilt show winners!


Sponsored by Cherrywood Fabrics


1st Place
Anniversary Quilt by Katrina Hertzer
Calgary, AB, Canada
Calgary MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Katrina Hertzer


2nd Place
The Dishes Can Wait by Rachel Kerley
Hillsboro, Oregon
Portland Oregon MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Rachel Kerley


3rd Place
Typewriter No. 5 by Jessica Toye
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Jessica Toye

Michael Miller Fabric Challenge

Sponsored by Michael Miller Fabrics


1st Place
7 Up by Debra Jalbert
Clermont, Florida
Orlando MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Debra Jalbert


2nd Place
After Dinner Mints by Paige Alexander
Easley, South Carolina
Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Paige Alexander


3rd Place
Passages by Patty Simmons
Lee’s Summit, Missouri
Kansas City MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Patty Simmons

Group or Bee Quilts

Sponsored by Pink Chalk Fabrics


1st Place
Playing with Little Bits by Participants of Mid-Atlantic MOD 2014
Columbia, Maryland
Baltimore MQG
Pieced by: Rose Daley, Anna Levengood, Jill Stafford, Jessica Skultety, Jessica Levitt, Robin Tillsworth, Rachel Singh, and Elizabeth Timmons
Quilted by: Rose Daley


2nd Place
Churn Dash 2: Complementary by Members of The Seattle MQG
Woodinville, Washington
Seattle MQG
Pieced by: Martha Peterson, Deborah Ferguson and Chandra Wu
Quilted by: Martha Peterson


3rd Place
Central Jersey MQG Banner by Members of The Central Jersey MQG
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Central Jersey MQG
Pieced by: Neva Asinari, Janet Bergman, Amy Blanchard, Helen Branch, Robin Buscemi, Christina Di Marco, Susan Flick, Andy Foster, Elaine Hagaman, Tatiana Kennedy, Jessica Levitt, Sandy Mahaney, Teddi Munslow, Lori Saporito, Linda Schulz, Rachel Singh, Jessica Skultety
Quilted by: Jessica Levitt


Sponsored by Sulky


1st Place
Fuzhou Fujian by Patricia Lutteral
Martinez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Patricia Lutteral


2nd Place
North Alabama Hillsides by Cathy Fussell
Columbus, Georgia
Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Cathy Fussell


3rd Place
Fill the Void by Cinzia Allocca
Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada
Pieced & Quilted by: Cinzia Allocca


Sponsored by FreeSpirit Fabric


1st Place
The Rabbit Hole by Nydia Kehnle
Monroe, New York
Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Nydia Kehnle


2nd Place
Aleph Bet by Serena Brooks
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Serena Brooks


3rd Place
This Way by Tricia Royal
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Tricia Royal

Minimalist Design

Sponsored by American Made Brand


1st Place
Breathe by Leanne Chahley
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Edmonton MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Leanne Chahley


2nd Place
Ascend by Nicole Neblett
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Triangle MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Nicole Neblett


3rd Place
Pixel Pusher II by Caro Sheridan
Everett, Massachusetts
Boston MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Caro Sheridan

Modern Traditionalism

Sponsored by Stash Books


1st Place
Long Island Modern Sampler by Kim Soper
Centerport, New York
Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Kim Soper


2nd Place
Deconstructed LoneStar by Amy Struckmeyer
Oak Park, Illinois
Chicago MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Amy Struckmeyer


3rd Place
Refresh by Anna Boenish
Seattle, Washington
Seattle MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Anna Boenish


Sponsored by Aurifil


1st Place
Flight Path by Mary Menzer
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Virginia Beach MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Mary Menzer


2nd Place
Balancing Act by Amanda Hohnstreiter
Thorndale, Texas
Austin MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Amanda Hohnstreiter


3rd Place
Emergent by Kari Vojtechovsky
Centennial, Colorado
Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Kari Vojtechovsky

Bias Tape Quilting Challenge

Sponsored by Panasonic


1st Place
CPU by Katherine Jones
Chigwell, Tasmania, Australia
Tasmania, Australia MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Katherine Jones


2nd Place
Stock on Hand by Katherine Jones
Chigwell, Tasmania, Australia
Tasmania, Australia MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Katherine Jones


3rd Place
Knit Stitch by Dorie Schwarz
Mason, Michigan
Ann Arbor MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Dorie Schwarz

Small Quilts

Sponsored by Pinwheels


1st Place
What’s the frequency, love? by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill
Woodbridge, Connecticut
Southern Connecticut MQG
Pieced & Quitled by: Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill


2nd Place
In Wedowee by Chawne Kimber
Easton, Pennsylvania
Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Chawne Kimber


3rd Place
Curious by Amy Friend
West Newbury, Massachusetts
Seacoast MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Amy Friend

Use of Negative Space

Sponsored by APQS


1st Place
Blackbird Fly by Krista Hennebury
North Vancouver, BC, Canada
Vancouver MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Krista Hennebury


2nd Place
Color Play by Kari Vojtechovsky
Centennial, Colorado
Individual MQG Member
Pieced by: Kari Vojtechovsky
Quilted by: Susan Santistevan


3rd Place

Read Between the Lines by Stephanie Ruyle
Denver, Colorado
Front Range MQG, Denver Metro MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Stephanie Ruyle


Sponsored by Coats & Clark


1st Place
Rainbow Magic by Mollie McMahon
Sutton, NSW, Australia
Canberra MQG
Pieced by: Mollie McMahon
Quilted by: Mollie McMahon
& Jules McMahon


2nd Place
The Overgrown City by Cadence Jenkins
Ovilla, Texas
Dallas MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Cadence Jenkins


3rd Place
Rothko’s Dream by Evie Guigley
Hernando, Mississippi
Pieced by: Evie Guigley & her mother
Quilted by: Evie Guigley & Teresa Pino

Judge’s Choice: Carolyn Friedlander


Rainbow Magic by Mollie McMahon
Sutton, NSW, Australia
Canberra MQG
Pieced by: Mollie McMahon
Quilted by: Mollie McMahon & Jules McMahon

Judge’s Choice: Stevii Graves


For Tanya by Emily & Miriam Coffey
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina
MQG of Asheville
Pieced & Quilted by: Miriam Coffey

Judge’s Choice: Janine Vangool


Face #1 by Melissa Averinos
West Barnstable, Massachusetts
Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Melissa Averinos
Quilted by: Melissa Averinos & Suzanne Whiteside

Best Machine Quilting

Sponsored by Interweave


Diving Geese by Katie Pedersen
Seattle, Washington
Seattle MQG
Pieced by: Katie Pedersen
Quilted by: Krista Withers

Coats Award of Quilting Excellence

Sponsored by Coats & Clark


Coral Reef by Marla Varner
Sequim, Washington
Bainbridge Island MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Marla Varner

Best in Show

Sponsored by Gammill


i Quilt by Kathy York
Austin, Texas
Austin MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Kathy York

People’s Choice

Sponsored by Windham Fabrics


Quilt for our Bed by Laura Hartrich
Oak Park, IL
Chicago MQG
Pieced by: Laura Hartrich
Quilted by: Nikki Maroon

31 thoughts on “Congratulations to our 2015 QuiltCon Winners!

  1. SO, I know who the winners are; I know who the judges are; I know how to order t-shirts; I know where the party is; I know about the fabric challenge;…..

    BUT…hey, where the heck is QUILT CON exhibit????? jackie asbill

    Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:38:02 +0000 To:

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  3. Thanks for sharing these photos! Hope to see more ?!! Visiting from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada where it’s raining and washing the snow away. We don’t have much this year.

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  5. They are all amazing. I don’t even want to think about how long it must have taken to cut & piece “For Tanya by Emily & Miriam Coffey”! My favorites are: Typewriter No. 5 by Jessica Toye & Flight Path by Mary Menzer. Simply beautiful quilting.

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