The Vermont Quilt Festival contest exhibits entries from all over the United States, Canada and abroad. Four internationally known judges evaluate the entries in this non-juried contest


Vermont Quilt Festival 2015 Contest Awards 

Janome America Best of Show Award
    Celestial Sedona: Norma Ippolito    
Governor’s Award for Best Vermont Quilt
    Celestial Sedona: Norma Ippolito        
Audrey LaValley Memorial Best Young Quilter Award/Bittersweet Fabric Shop
    Sarah's Tiny Tumbler: Sarah Wynegar    

Best Quilt Outside the USA
    Hexagonal Quilt "LaPassion": Grit Kovacs    

Best Miniature
      6522: George Siciliano    
Founder’s Award
    October: Susie Wimer         

Best Appliqué Award Gloversville Sewing Centers
    Le Jardin Joyeau: Christine Wickert  
Best Pieced Award - The Quilters' Corner at Middlebury Sew-N-Vac:
    Hexagonal Quilt "LaPassion": Grit Kovacs            
Best Mixed and Other Techniques
    Springtime in the Geisha's Garden: Margaret Solomon Gunn     

Best Hand Quilting Award 
     Spring Sonata:Gladi Porsche
Best Machine Quilting Award, Home Machine: MQX Festivals
    Crème Caramel: Joanne Mac Nevin     

Best Machine Quilting Award, Longarm Machine: Four Pines Quilting
    Curved Bliss: Heidi Merrill      

Best Use of Theme - Above and Beyond Creative Sewing/Tin Lizzie 18
    Free Fallin': Mara Novak
Best Modern Quilt
     Tranquility: Rita D'Alonzo
Best Humorous
    Squirrelz Just Wanna Have Fun: Kathryn Mace-Shanahan
Best Use of Color
    In The Midst of Winter: Timna Tarr
Best Landscape
    Coastal Light: Beth Frisbie Wallace
Best Hand Workmanship
    October: Susie Wimer
Best Tradtional
    Nantuckety Day: Wendy Coffin
Judge’s Choice Awards
Judge  Kimberly Einmo
     Stars Only: Nathalie Chabot     
Judge Sue Nickels
    Panblackened Appliquè: Wendy Caton Reed            

Judge Gerald Roy
    Hexagonal Quilt "LaPassion": Grit Kovacs         
Judge Sarah Ann Smith
     Water Falls III: Angela Miller 

SewBatik Challenge Awards
1st: Get Me To The Church on Time: Melodye Wood Marks
2nd: If You've Got It: Mara Novak

Viewers' Choice:
   4th of July: Marianne Russell


Celestial Sedona

by Norma Ippolito

Janome America Best of Show Award
Governor's Award for Best Vermont Quilt

Hexagonal Quilt "LaPassion" 
by Grit Kovacs

Best Quilt Outside the USA
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