A whole post about winners, for Quilt Week and our giveaway!

Did you know there is a Modern category at Quilt Week, the AQS show in Paducah?  Well, there is, and I am happy to share some of the quilts with you thanks to the on-the-ground reporting by new editor Laurie Baker.

1st place--Large Wall Quilts - Modern The whole is Greater than the Sum Cassandra Ireland Beaver Urbana, Ohio
1st place–Large Wall Quilts – Modern
The whole is Greater than the Sum
Cassandra Ireland Beaver
Urbana, Ohio

I love that the thread color of the quilting was used as a secondary design element, to enhance and extend the design.

2nd place--Large Wall Quilts - Modern Facets Christa Watson Las Vegas, NV
2nd place–Large Wall Quilts – Modern
Facets
Christa Watson
Las Vegas, NV

You might recognize this quilt!

3rd place--Large Wall Quilts - Modern Big Love Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill Woodbridge, CT
3rd place–Large Wall Quilts – Modern
Big Love
Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill
Woodbridge, CT

I saw this at QuiltCon, and it was one of my favorites.

If you’re a modern quilter looking for shows, there are quite a few these days that have a modern category. On Friday, I’ll be sharing a bit about those shows and what they can offer to modern quilters both in terms of showing quilts as well as the vendor hall.

Before I sign of for today, though, there is one more winner to announce If you recall from my post last week, we had a giveaway for the Ultimate Guide to Machine Quilting!  The Random Number Generator chose

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comment 12, submitted by kris, who said

I want to take a free motion quilting class. I have taken a class by Angela Walters already and want to take more.

Congratulations, Kris!  Look out for an email!

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