Quiltcon 2015 – Celebration and Winners

Quiltcon 2015 in Austin, Texas was a great celebration of modern quilting. Look below for prior postings with images from the other categories.

Quiltcon 2015 - Best Of Show

Quiltcon 2015 – Best of Show

i Quilt by Kathy York
Austin, Texas, Austin MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Kathy York

Quiltcon 2015 Improvisation - Face #1 by Melissa Averinos Individual MQG

Judge’s Choice, Janine Vangool

Face #1 by Melissa Averinos
West Barnstable, Massachusetts, Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Melissa Averinos Quilted by: Melissa Averinos & Suzanne Whiteside

Quiltcon 2015 - Bias Tape Challenge

First Place, Bias Tape Quilting Challenge

CPU by Katherine Jones
Chigwell, Tasmania, Australia, Tasmania, Australia MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Katherine Jones

Quiltcon 2015 - Best Machine Quilting

First Place, Best Machine Quilting

Diving Geese by Katie Pedersen
Seattle, Washington, Seattle MQG
Pieced by: Katie Pedersen Quilted by: Krista Withers

Quiltcon 2015 - Quilting Excellence

2015 Coats Award of Quilting Excellence

Coral Reef by Marla Varner
Sequim, Washington, Bainbridge Island MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Marla Varner

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

First Place, Appliqué

Anniversary Quilt by Katrina Hertzer
Calgary, AB, Canada, Calgary MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Katrina Hertzer

Quiltcon 2015 Improvisation - The Rabbit Hole by Nydia Kehnie Individual MQG

First Place, Improvisation

The Rabbit Hole by Nydia Kehnle
Monroe, New York, Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Nydia Kehnle

Quiltcon 2015 Improvisation - For Tonya by Emily Coffey Ashville MQG

Judge’s Choice, Stevii Graves

For Tanya by Emily & Miriam Coffey
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, MQG of Asheville
Pieced & Quilted by: Miriam Coffey

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

First Place, Handwork

Fuzhou Fujian by Patricia Lutteral
Martinez, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Patricia Lutteral

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

First Place, Modern Traditionalism

Long Island Modern Sampler by Kim Soper
Centerport, New York Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Kim Soper

Quiltcon 2015 - Small Quilt

First Place, Small Quilts

What’s the frequency, love? by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill
Woodbridge, Connecticut, Southern Connecticut MQG
Pieced & Quitled by: Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Breath by Leanne Chahley Edmonton MQG

First Place, Minimalist Design

Breathe by Leanne Chahley
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Edmonton MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Leanne Chahley

Quiltcon 2015 - Group Or Bee Quilts

First Place, Group or Bee Quilts

Playing with Little Bits by Members of The Baltimore MQG
Columbia, Maryland, Baltimore MQG
Pieced by: Rose Daley, Anna Levengood, Jill Safford, Jessica Skultety, Jessica Levitt, Robin Tillsworth, Rachel Singh, and Elizabeth Timmons Quilted by: Rose Daley

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Flight Path by Mary Menzer Virginia Beach MQG

First Place, Piecing

Flight Path by Mary Menzer
Virginia Beach, Virginia, Virginia Beach MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Mary Menzer

Quiltcon 2015 - Use Of Negative Space

First Place, Use of Negative Space

Blackbird Fly by Krista Hennebury
North Vancouver, BC, Canada, Vancouver MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Krista Hennebury

*Sorry, no image of 7 Up by Debra Jalbert

First Place, Michael Miller Fabric Challenge

7 Up by Debra Jalbert
Clermont, Florida, Orlando MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Debra Jalbert

Quiltcon 2015 - Youth

First Place, Youth and Judge’s Choice, Carolyn Friedlander

Rainbow Magic by Mollie McMahon
Sutton, NSW, Australia, Canberra MQG
Pieced by: Mollie McMahon Quilted by: Mollie McMahon & Jules McMahon

Quiltcon 2015 - People Choice Award

People’s Choice Award at Quilt Con 2015 went to “A Quilt for Our Bed” by Laura Hartrich and quilted by Nikki Maroon.

Quiltcon 2015 – Modern Traditionalism

Modern Traditionalism – Quilt design incorporates the use of an identifiable traditional block pattern and modernizes it by applying design elements such as alternate grid work, asymmetry, color, scale, etc.

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Third Place Refresh by Anna Boenish

Seattle, Washington, Seattle MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Anna Boenish

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Second Place Deconstructed LoneStar by Amy Struckmeyer

Oak Park, Illinois, Chicago MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Amy Struckmeyer

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

First Place Long Island Modern Sampler by Kim Soper

Centerport, New York, Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Kim Soper

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 - Modern Traditionalism

Quiltcon 2015 – Piecing

Piecing – Quilts that are machine pieced and reflect a particularly strong or innovative use of piecing.

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Flight Path by Mary Menzer Virginia Beach MQG

First Place Flight Path by Mary Menzer

Virginia Beach, Virginia, Virginia Beach MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Mary Menzer

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Little Brother by Stacey Murton Vancouver MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Fresh Pack by Dorie Schwarz Ann Arbor MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Fractured Triangles by Paula Leber Kansas City MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Mercury by Jodi Vancouver MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Holy Sh*t Sherlock by Kristy Daum St Louis MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Bauble by Emily Cier Seattle MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Facets by Liz Harvatine Los Angeles MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Barn Remnant by Kim Eichier Messmer Kansas City MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Squaring The Circle by Jo Avery Edinburgh MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Dear Gunta by Carrie Strine Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Fractal Kaleidoscope by Katie Larson Kansas City MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Off Kilter by Melissa Carry Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Gaggle Of Geese by Janice Ryan Los Angeles MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Lemonade by Susan Strong Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Flame by Rebecca Bryan Houston MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Bear Face by Jenna Richardson Santa Barbara MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Tangelo by Shannon Page Dallas MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Feathers by Shannon Page Dallas MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Teal Sunshine by Matthew Wheeler Vancouver MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Starfall II by Faith Jones Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Celing Tiles by Amy Gamo Indianapolis MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - W Los Angeles MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - City Center by Angie Henderson St Louis MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Anni Albers Orange Chair by Martha Peterson Seattle MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Modern Migration by Sue Bouchard San Diego MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Moccasin by Anne Marie Chany Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Triangles Quilt by Tara Faughnan Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Indie by Phoebe Harrell Charleston MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Icy Water by Amy Garro Indianapolis MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - gRadient by Elizabeth Balderiama Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Blue Circle Quilt by Kim Eichier Messmer Kansas City MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Disruption by Barbara Lockwood Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Carnival by Melody Baker Kansas City MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Huckleberry by Rebecca Bryan Houston MQG and And The Moon At Night by Colleen Molen Silicon Valley MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Tess  Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Happy by Carrie W Austin MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Cascade Quilt by Kristin Schroeder Individual MQG and The Power Of Three by Kristin Shields Central Oregon MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - 48 by Christa Watson Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Knit Snippet by Lofje Meijknecht Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Sam And Suzy by Megan Callahan Portland MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Capsule by Jen Carlton Bailly Portland MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Aura Blue by David Kansas City MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Phased Circles by Michelle Wilkie Triangle MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Peace by Leanne Chahley Edmonton MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Road To Pasadena by Kendra Nitta Los Angeles MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - The Mona Lisa by Rowena Bayliss Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Fish Tails by Kristen Balou Seattle MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Profits & Losses by Gina Pina Austin MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Texas Forever by Corrine Sovey Austin MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Whirling Dervish by Elizabeth Dackson Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Welcome To Colorful Colorado by Katie Larson Kansas City MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Starry Eyed by Caroline Fairbanks Crichfield Individual MQG and Iceberg by Crystal McGann Canberra MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Emergent by Kari Vojtechovsky Individual MQG

Third Place Emergent by Kari Vojtechovsky

Centennial, Colorado, Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Kari Vojtechovsky

Quiltcon 2015 Piecing - Balancing Act by Amanda Hohnstreiter Austin MQG

Second Place Balancing Act by Amanda Hohnstreiter

Thorndale, Texas, Austin MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Amanda Hohnstreiter

Quiltcon 2015 – Negative Space

Use of Negative Space – Quilt design incorporates a creative or significant use of negative space which is integrated into and/or organizes the composition of the quilt.

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space -

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Chandelier by Lee Heinrich Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Transmission by Phoebe Harrel Charleston MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Comma Comet by Janet Garman Houston MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Equalizer by Cheryl Atkinson Calgary MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Paint Chip by Sarah Lowry Triangle MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Blocked In by Elizabeth Dickson and Diamond Chains by Charlotte Noll Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Fallout by Michelle Lieberson Southern Connecticut MQG and Linen Log Cabin by Barbara Perrine Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Haberdashery by Amy Friend Seacoast MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Redirected by Hollie Labosky Los Angeles MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space -

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - My Way by Pamela Rocco South Bay Area MQG and Tuning Fork #12 by Heather Pregger Fort Worth MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Lowcountry Sunset by Kimberely McPeske Charleston MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Somewhat Herringbone by Dorie Scwartz Ann Arbor MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Peek by Melanie Tucizon North Jersey MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Mod Hex 2 by Jen Sorenson Boston MQG and Pike's Peak by Cheryl Dickey Individual MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space - Star'd by Kristy Daum St Louis MQG

Quiltcon 2015 Use Of Negative Space

Quiltcon 2015 - Use Of Negative Space

Quiltcon 2015 - Use Of Negative Space

Quiltcon 2015 - Use Of Negative Space

Quiltcon 2015 - Use Of Negative Space

Third Place Read Between the Lines by Stephanie Ruyle

Denver, Colorado, Front Range MQG, Denver Metro MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Stephanie Ruyle

Quiltcon 2015 - Use Of Negative Space

Second Place Color Play by Kari Vojtechovsky

Centennial, Colorado, Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Kari Vojtechovsky

Quiltcon 2015 - Use Of Negative Space

First Place Blackbird Fly by Krista Hennebury

North Vancouver, BC, Canada, Vancouver MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Krista Hennebury

Quiltcon 2015 – Minimalist Design

Minimalist Design –The design of the quilt emphasizes extreme simplification of content and form to achieve maximum visual impact.

Quiltcon 2015 - Minimalist Design

We Are by Anne Sullivan
Santa Cruz, California

Quiltcon 2015 - Minimalist Design

Summer Tee by Leslie Lamb
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Avalon Sunrise by Colleen Wootton
Clinton, Washington (right)

Quiltcon 2015 - Minimalist Design

Map by by Carolyn Friedlander
Lake Wales, Florida

Quiltcon 2015 - Minimalist Design

Bias 3 by by Alissa Carlton
Los Angeles, California

Quiltcon 2015 - Minimalist Design

Minimal Bars by Andrew Joslyn
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

Quiltcon 2015 - Minimalist Design

An Ode To The Past by Rachel Singh
Seattle, Washington (left)

Forgotten Chicago by M A Cramer
Seattle, Washington (right)

Quiltcon 2015 - Minimalist Design

Modern Mojo 2 byby Linda Thielfoldt
Troy, Michigan

Quiltcon 2015 - Minimalist Design

Brothers by Susanne Woods
Pleasanton, California

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Breath by Leanne Chahley Edmonton MQG

First Place Breathe by Leanne Chahley

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Edmonton MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Leanne Chahley

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Ascend by Nicole Neblett Triangle MQG

Second Place Ascend by Nicole Neblett

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Triangle MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Nicole Neblett

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - The White Rainbow by Shruti Dandekar and Sol by Nathalie Bearden Individual MQG

The White Rainbow by Shruti Dandekar
Sangli, Maharashtra, India (left)

Sol by Nathalie Bearden
The Woodlands, Texas (right)

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Summer Break by Amy Anderson Asheville MQG and Stair Railing by Kendra Biddle Individual MQG

Summer Break by Amy Anderson
Asheville, North Carolina (left)

Stair Railing by Kendra Biddle
Auburn, Maine (right)

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - When Oceans Rise by Amanda Hahnstreiter Austin MQG

When Oceans Rise by Amanda Hohnstreiter
Thorndale, Texas

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Self Portrait, Year Two (Beneath the Surface) by Penny Gold Individual MQG

Self-Portrait, Year Two (Beneath the Surface) by Penny Gold
Galesburg, Illinois

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Ethos by Natasa McFadyen Individual MQG

Ethos by Natasa McFadyen
Hauppauge, New York

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - That Twitch by Carol Sheridan Boston MQG

That Twitch by Caro Sheridan
Everett, Massachusetts

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Grove by Casey York St Louis MQG

Grove by Casey York
St. Louis, Missouri

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Glitch by Susan Strong Individual MQG and Deux by Colleen Woottan Seattle MQG

GLITCH! by Susan Strong
Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada (left)

Deux by by Colleen Wooton
Clinton, Washington (right)

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Meandering by Pam McCallie Chattanooga MQG, Steal This Quilt by Cahwne Kimber and Pick Up Sticks by Becky Goldsmith Individual MQG

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Diamonds by Shannon Page Dallas MQG

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - MG Opposing Triangles by Katie Pedersen Seattle MQG

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Shoot The Poison Arrow by Hallie Lobosky Los Angeles MQG

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Stereo by Season Evans Seattle MQG

Stereo by Season Evans
Brooklyn, New York

 

Quilcon 2015 Minimalist - Pixel Pusher by Caro Sheridan Boston MQG

Third Place Pixel Pusher II by Caro Sheridan

Everett, Massachusetts, Boston MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Caro Sheridan

Quiltcon 2015 – Handwork

Handwork – Quilt includes at least one element of handwork including, but not limited to: hand piecing, hand quilting, embroidery, redwork, cross stitch, crewel, etc. Hand stitched binding does not qualify as handwork.

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

First Place Fuzhou Fujian by Patricia Lutteral

Martinez, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Patricia Lutteral

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

Second Place North Alabama Hillsides by Cathy Fussell

Columbus, Georgia, Individual MQG Member
Pieced & Quilted by: Cathy Fussell

Quiltcon 2015 - Handwork

Third Place Fill the Void by Cinzia Allocca

Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada
Pieced & Quilted by: Cinzia Allocca

Quiltcon 2015 – Appliqué

Appliqué – Quilt includes either machine or hand layering of fabric where the quilt’s primary focus is appliqué.

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

 

The Conan Quilt by Allison Chambers

San Antonio, Texas

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

First Place Anniversary Quilt by Katrina Hertzer
Calgary, AB, Canada, Calgary MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Katrina Hertzer

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Second Place The Dishes Can Wait by Rachel Kerley
Hillsboro, Oregon, Portland Oregon MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Rachel Kerley

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Third Place Typewriter No. 5 by Jessica Toye
Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas City MQG
Pieced & Quilted by: Jessica Toye

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique

Quiltcon 2015 - Applique