Vermont Quilt Festival 2016 Contest Awards                                             

The Festival contest exhibits entries from the US, Canada, 
and abroad. Four reknowned judges evaluate the entries
in this non-juried contest. 
Congratulations to all the entrants and winners!

Janome America Best of Show Award
Shellabration – Christine Wickert, NY
Governor’s Award for Best Vermont Quilt
Black & White and Stars All Over – Mara Novak, VT

Audrey LaValley Best Young Quilter
Award/Bittersweet Fabric Shop

Turtles Under Water – Finnagin Steere, VT 

Best Quilt Outside the USA
Abundance – Micheline Lecomte, Canada

Best Miniature
Autumn Forest – Carolyn L. Olsen, NY

Founder’s Award
Peony Reproduction – Theresa Tiburzi, MD

Best Appliqué Award Gloversville Sewing Centers
Ben's Midnight Garden – Barbara Korengold, MD      

Best Pieced Award
 The Quilters' Corner at
Middlebury Sew-N-Vac

Omigosh! – Kimberly Pratt, MA
Best Mixed and Other Techniques
Fruit Cup Runneth Over – Ann Feitelson, MA       

Best Hand Quilting Award
Jubilee Quilt – Barb Vedder, CT 
Best Home Machine Quilting Award
Fusion Star – Pat Delaney, MA 

Best Longarm Machine Quilting Award 
Aways a Way – Carol Perkins, ME
Best Use of Theme: Star Studded Celebration
Star Shimmer – Norma Ippolito 

Best Use of Reproduction Fabrics
Star Flower – Marsha Molloy, MA

Best Use of Symbolism
Judgment of Osiris – Georgia Spalding Pierce, WA

Best Use of Color
Midnight in Taicang – Nancy LaPointe, VT
Best Modern Quilt
Effervescent – Marcia Shipman, VT

Best Whimsical
Twelve Dozen – Timna Tarr, MA
Best Landscape
House with a View – Ro Hong Sook, VT

Best Memory Quilt
Hockey - Granddaughter's Memory Quilt
Jean Laprade, NH

Just Bee Cause!
Waggle Dance Quilt – Hope Johnson, VT

Judges' Choice Awards

Judge Kathie Beltz
Fruit Cup Runneth Over – Ann Feitelson, MA 

Judge Kimberly Einmo
Pineapple of My Life – Heidi August, MA
Judge Gerald Roy
Stella Nova – Gladi Porsche, NH           

Judge Colleen Wise
Daybreak – Diane Sabourin, NY

Viewers' Choice
Judgment of Osiris – Georgia Spalding Pierce, WA      

2016  Contest Ribbon Winners

SewBatik Challenge Awards
1st:  Celebration Dance – Becky Erdman
2nd:  Fiesta – Katherine Somin 


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