Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The 2018 Houston International Quilt Festival - Part Two

QUILTS: A WORLD OF BEAUTY
CATEGORY AWARDS
(Continued from the Last Post)

1st - $1,000
2nd - $700
3rd - $300


ANIMAL KINGDOM
(sponsored by equilter.com)

1st - "Jewel Beetle"
Esther Tronchoni Simo
Javea, Alicante
SPAIN





2nd - "Roaming Free"











3rd - "OR-7"
Christina McCann
Depoe Bay, Oregon
USA




Honorable Mention - "All You Need is Love"
Kathy McNeil
Tulalip, Washington
USA









(While I was standing by my quilt, answering questions, "Henry the Goat" never took his eyes off me - a little creepy.)















(Up close, it's hard to tell this is a cat.)



APPLIQUE, LARGE
(sponsored by EZ Quilting)

1st - "The Days Filled With Baltimore"
Toshiko Imai
Sagamihara, Kanagawa
JAPAN




2nd - "Perseverance"






3rd - "My Baltimore Journey"






Honorable Mention - "ABC Frippery"
Janet Stone
Overland Park, Kansas
USA




Honorable Mention - "Happy"




























     
     "Fluttering of Birds"
     Sachiko Nakagawa
     Nerima-Ku, Tokyo
     JAPAN










APPLIQUE, SMALL
(sponsored by World of Quilts Travel)

1st - "Contentment: A 20th Anniversary Celebration"







2nd - "Steering by the Stars"





3rd - "Finding Balance"





     "Geometry of Circles"
     Sarah Ruiz
     Houston, Texas
     USA







BALANCED PIECING AND APPLIQUE
(sponsored by Quilters Select)

1st - "When Everyone's Heart Blooms"









2nd - "Spot On!"






3rd - "Paradise of Flowers and Fountains"

























FANTASY/WHIMSY
(sponsored by The International Quilt Association)

1st - "Bringing Down the House"








2nd - "Graffiti 2"
Susan Bleiweiss
Pepperell, Massachusetts
USA



3rd - "Bird Talk"
Beth Miller
Kambah, Australian Capital Territory
AUSTRALIA




Honorable Mention - "Wild Spirit: Prince of the Woods"
Mandy Murray
Griffin, Queensland
AUSTRALIA




Honorable Mention - "Happy Vegetable Fish"
Tomiko Onishi
Yokohoma-Shi, Kanagawa
JAPAN




GROUP
(sponsored by Hobbs Bonded Fibers)

1st - "Ice Fishing Village"
Brigitte Villeneuve
Jonquiere, Quebec
CANADA
with Diane Cote and Doris Boivin




2nd - "A Slice of Norway: Along the Fjord"





3rd - "Woman's Work"





Honorable Mention - "La Vie en Rose"




















HANDMADE
(sponsored by Martingale & Company)

1st - "Flower Rhondo"
Chizuko Ito
Hokuto City, Yamanashi
JAPAN




2nd - "My Flower"
Kiyomi Takayanagi
Kitanagoya, Aichi
JAPAN




3rd - "Attracted to Kalocsa Embroidery"
Sechiko Suzuki
Iwaki City, Fukushima
JAPAN


MERIT QUILTING, HAND
(sponsored by Flynn Quilt Frame Company)

1st - "Song of Early Spring"
Chizuko Ito
Hokuto City, Yamanashi
JAPAN






2nd - "Andesine"
Andrea Stracke
Gross Niendore, Scheswig-Holstein
GERMANY



3rd- "Flower Festival"
Sachiko Chiba
Morioka, Iwate
JAPAN
















MERIT QUILTING, MACHINE - FRAME (sponsored by APQS)

1st - "Into the Westward Sun"
Bethanne Nemesh
Allentown, Pennsylvania
USA




2nd - "Flowers for Remembrance"
Sharon Hansen
McKeesport, Pennsylvania
USA




3rd - "Oh, My Bleeding Heart"











MERIT QUILTING, MACHINE - STATIONARY
(sponsored by BERNINA of America)


 1st - "Barcelona"









2nd - "Rainy Day in Madrid"






3rd - "Moonlight Sonata"
Susan Stewart
Pittsburg, Kansas
USA





Whew!  Wow...there are even more coming!

In stitches, 
Teresa  :o)