2019 Winners in Quilts: A World of Beauty, the annual Judged Show of the International Quilt Association www.quilts.org

Winners List

The Founders Award

$7,500*
Sponsored by International Quilt Festival

Naturalist's Notebook
by Sandra Leichner
of Albany, Oregon, USA


The World of Beauty Award

$7,500*
Sponsored by Baby Lock

Equality
by Hollis Chatelain
of Hillsborough, North Carolina, USA


The Robert S. Cohan Master Award for Traditional Artistry

$5,000*
Sponsored by RJR Fabrics

Midnight Frolic
by Molly Hamilton-McNally
of Tehachapi, California, USA


The Gammill Master Award for Contemporary Artistry

$5,000*
Sponsored by Gammill

Blau de Colors-El Tubo
by Montserrat Forcadell Blasco
of Cambrils, Tarragona, Catalunya, Spain


The Pfaff Master Award for Machine Artistry

$5,000*
Sponsored by Pfaff Sewing Machines

Champagne Supernova
by Marilyn Badger
of St. George, Utah, USA


The Koala Studios Master Award for Innovative Artistry

$5,000*
Sponsored by Koala Studios

I Walked Toward Him Like a Moon Princess
by Natalia Lashko
of Kamienets-Podilskiy, Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Ukraine


The Superior Threads Master Award for Thread Artistry

$5,000*
Sponsored by Superior Threads

The Long Goodbye
by Lea McComas
of Golden, Colorado, USA



*The awards above also include transportation to and hotel accommodations at International Quilt Festival/Houston.

Judge’s Choice
$250 each, Sponsored by Bohin France

Soar!
by Cheryl Quesnell of Lake Forest Park, Washington, USA, with Pete Salcido, Graffiti artist


Choice of Linda Pumphrey

15 Warthogs
by Marilyn Smith of Columbia, Missouri, USA


Choice of Cindy Seitz-Krug

Saving Paradise
by Jan Reed of Grass Valley, California, USA


Choice of Ricky Tims


Category Awards
($1,000 for 1st, $700 for 2nd, $300 for 3rd)

Abstract, Large
Sponsored by Elna

Tiger's Eye
by Heather Pregger of Fort Worth, Texas, USA


First Place

Sewing Seeds
by Maren Johnston of Santa Barbara, California, USA


Second Place

Six Roses
by Carol Morrissey of Double Oak, Texas, USA


Third Place

Beets
by Maren Johnston of Santa Barbara, California, USA


Honorable Mention


Abstract, Small
Sponsored by Benartex

Shock Melt
by Heather Pregger of Fort Worth, Texas, USA


First Place

After the Rain: Dancing With the Cacti
by Judith Beaver of Sisters, Oregon, USA


Second Place

Waiting for Spring
by Eunhee Lee of Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea


Third Place

Screen Test
by Nancy Goodman of Mobile, Alabama, USA


Honorable Mention


Alternative Techniques
Sponsored by Madeira Thread

Spring is in the Air
by Noriko Nozawa of Chiba City, Japan


First Place

The Art of Crash Landing
by Sandra Branjord of Sun City, Arizona, USA


Second Place

Snowflowers
by Allison Aller of Washougal, Washington, USA


Third Place

Fireworks
by Peter Hayward of Javea, Alicante, Spain


Honorable Mention


Animal Kingdom
Sponsored by eQuilter.com

Brewing Friendship
by Kestrel Michaud of West Melbourne, Florida, USA


First Place

Green Iguana
by Esther Tronchoni Simo of Javea, Alicante, Spain


Second Place

Mind Reader
by Chi Chen Wen of Pin Tong, Taiwan


Third Place

Where the Buffalo Roamed
by Margery Hedges of Austin, Texas, USA


Honorable Mention

Moe Dog!
by Judy Kriehn of Garland, Texas, USA


Honorable Mention


Appliqué, Large
Sponsored by EZ Quilting

A Summer Christmas
by Mariya Waters of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, with Gina Perkes-Tidwell


First Place

Midnight Stars
by Renae Haddadin of Sandy, Utah, USA, with Karen Kay Buckley


Second Place

Roses in Hometown's Park
by Toyoko Nakajima of Kiryu-Shi, Gunma, Japan


Third Place

Numquam Cede
by Elisabeth Frolet of Dunwoody, Georgia, USA


Honorable Mention


Appliqué, Small
Sponsored by World of Quilts Travel

Johnny Jump Ups
by Jane Sassaman of Harvard, Illinois, USA


First Place

Round the Garden
by Helen Anderson of Santa Rosa, California, USA


Second Place

Nearly a 9 Patch
by Laura Welklin of Noblesville, Indiana, USA


Third Place


Balanced Piecing and Appliqué
Sponsored by Quilters Select

Spangled
by Gail Stepanek of New Lenox, Illinois, USA, with Jan Hutchison


First Place

Away
by Karen K. Stone of Dallas, Texas, USA


Second Place

Past and Future Meet
by Noriko Kido of Azumino-shi, Nagano, Japan


Third Place

Hamorebi Sunlight Through the Leaves
by Teruko Uchiya of Yurihonjo, Akita, Japan


Honorable Mention


Fantasy/Whimsy
Sponsored by Wonderfil Specialty Threads

Colourful Dream
by Lise Belanger of Trois-pistoles, Quebec, Canada


First Place

Boogie Wonderland
by Sharon Casey of Bakersfield, California, USA


Second Place

Music
by Kathy McNeil of Tulalip, Washington, USA


Third Place

Color My World
by Sue Bleiweiss of Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA


Honorable Mention

Boogie Brass Band
by Sharon Casey of Bakersfield, California, USA


Honorable Mention


Group
Sponsored by Hobbs Bonded Fibers

Maasai Women of Kenya
by Ann Brakob of Boyds, Maryland, USA, with Elsie Dentes, Neani Mee, Joan Watkins, and Carol Yonetz


First Place

Come Dance With Me
by Dee Legvold of Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA, with Page Johnson, Rita Perez, and Gail Kieper


Second Place

2 Degrees Celsius
by Stephanie Zacharer Ruyle of Denver, Colorado, USA, with BeeSewcial


Third Place


Handmade
Sponsored by Martingale & Company

Summertime
by Elsie Campbell of Ponca City, Oklahoma, USA


First Place

Gentle Flowers
by Teruko Ono of Iwaki-City, Fukushima-ken, Japan


Second Place

Ariella's Dream
by Sara L. Madson of Suffolk, Virginia, USA


Third Place

Floral Star
by Yasuko Sugaya of Ichihara, Chiba, Japan


Honorable Mention


Merit Quilting, Hand
Sponsored by Flynn Quilt Frame Company

Promised Season
by Sachiko Chiba of Morioka, Iwate Japan


First Place

Le Bouquet
by Mayumi Ishii of Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama, Japan


Second Place

Joy of Spring
by Jackie Perry of Marion, Virginia, USA


Third Place

Bouquet of My Gratitude
by Midori Horie of Noda City, Chiba, Japan


Honorable Mention


Merit Quilting, Machine—Frame
Sponsored by APQS

Nostalgia
by Annelize Littlefair of Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom


First Place

Song of Summer
by Bethanne Nemesh of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Second Place

Dangerous Liaisons
by Cristina Arcenegui Bono of Alcala De Guadaira, Seville, Spain


Third Place


Merit Quilting, Machine—Stationary
Sponsored by BERNINA of America

Hagia Sofia
by Isabel Colilles of Rincon de la Victoria, Malaga, Spain


First Place

My Lone Star Quilt
by Marisa Marquez of Aurora, Illinois, USA


Second Place

The Beatles Love
by Fabia Diniz Mendonca of Sorocaba, Brazil


Third Place

West Meets East
by Linda Crouch of Doncaster, Victoria, Australia


Honorable Mention


Miniature Quilts
Sponsored by TrueCut

Circuit Training
by Philippa Naylor of Beverley, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom


First Place

Floral Filigree
by Laura Welklin of Noblesville, Indiana, USA


Second Place

Plumeria of Koko Crater
by Sue Sherman of Newmarket, Ontario, Canada


Third Place

Mother's Gift
by Yuan Shan Jin of Tehachapi, California, USA


Honorable Mention

Tight Pineapple
by Amy Pabst of Le Roy, West Virginia, USA


Honorable Mention


Miniature, Art
Sponsored by Janome America

Bath Balloon Fiesta
by Miyuki Humphries of Adachi-Ku, Tokyo, Japan


First Place

Falling Leaves
by Frieda Anderson of Elgin, Illinois, USA


Second Place

Can't Stop Yawning
by Masanobu Miyama of Azumino City, Nagano, Japan


Third Place


Naturescape
Sponsored by Mountain Mist

In Full Bloom
by Claudia Pfeil of Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
First Place

Sonoran Desert Sunset
by Kathy Adams of Tucson, Arizona, USA, with Joanne Baeth


Second Place

Faces of Four Seasons
by Joanne Baeth of Bonanza, Oregon, USA


Third Place

Morning Rain
by Sarah Lykins Entsminger of Ashburn, Virginia, USA


Honorable Mention

Mon Paradis
by Brenda Roach of Bloomfield, Indiana, USA


Honorable Mention


Painted Surface
Sponsored by TheQuiltShow.com

Pensive Pause
by Linda Anderson of La Mesa, California, USA


First Place

Step Sisters
by Sonya Prchal of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand


Second Place

Maria's Tree
by Linda Anderson of La Mesa, California, USA


Third Place

Nevermore
by Debra Crine of Marco Island, Florida, USA


Honorable Mention

Betts and Bardie
by Kimberly Lacy of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA


Honorable Mention

The Calm
by Melissa Sobotka of Richardson, Texas, USA


Honorable Mention


People, Portraits, and Figures
Sponsored by The Grace Company, Fine Quilting Frames

Hanging at the Pompidou
by Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry of Port Townsend, Washington, USA


First Place

My Big Face
by Cindy Stohn of Chandler, Arizona, USA


Second Place

Blessed
by Rhonda Montgomery of Vineyard, Utah, USA, with Charlene Nelson


Third Place

Hello Momo
by Hiroko Miyama of Azumino City, Nagano, Japan, with Masanobu Miyama


Honorable Mention

Harvest
by Li-hsiang Wang of Taipei City, Taiwan


Honorable Mention


Pictorial
Sponsored by AccuQuilt

A Garden is a Lovesome Thing
by Barbara E. Nagengast Lies of Wheaton, Illinois, USA


First Place

Nostalgic Recollection
by Noriko Nomura of Komaki City, Aichi, Japan


Second Place

Artistic License
by Kathy McNeil of Tulalip, Washington, USA


Third Place

Oriente en Occidente
by Adriana Briones Calleja of Collado Villalba, Madrid, Spain


Honorable Mention

Protecting the Flame
by Sandi Snow of Lutz, Florida, USA


Honorable Mention


Pieced, Large
Sponsored by From Marti Michell

Artichocky
by Luz Seidensticker of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, USA


First Place

Memories
by Joyce Hite of Springboro, Ohio, USA, with Patricia Hechler


Second Place

Starburst
by Peggy Marquardt of Rhinelander, Wisconsin, USA


Third Place


Pieced, Small
Sponsored by Taylor Seville Originals

Winter Trees
by Frieda Anderson of Elgin, Illinois, USA


First Place

The Ugly Duckling
by Mikyung Jang of Seoul, South Korea


Second Place

Coronet
by Melissa Tweedel of Beaumont, Texas, USA, with Gayle Brindley


Third Place


Surface Design
Sponsored by Sew Steady

Curious Australian Bird
by Barbara McKie of Lyme, Connecticut, USA


First Place

Deconstructed Homestead
by Shirley Hauck of Foothills, Alberta, Canada


Second Place

American Portraits: Final Harvest
by Patricia Kennedy-Zafred of Murrysville, Pennsylvania, USA


Third Place

Afterglow
by Diane Rusin Doran of Glenelg, Maryland, USA


Honorable Mention


Viewers' Choice
Sponsored by MamasLogHouseQuiltShop.com
$500

15 Warthogs
by Marilyn Smith of Columbia, Missouri, USA


Viewers' Choice