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. Congratulations to all who entered the contest and to the winners listed here!


Vermont Quilt Festival 2015 Contest Awards 

Janome America Best of Show Award and
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, Germany    

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 Home Machine Quilting Award MQX Festivals
       Crème Caramel, Joanne Mac Nevin    

Best Longarm Machine Quilting Award 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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