Monday, July 25, 2016

2016 AQS QuiltWeek Semifinalist!

Paducah, Kentucky, USA – Paula Klingerman from Cheshire is a semifinalist for the 2016 AQS QuiltWeek® – Syracuse, New York July 27 – 30, 2016, at The OnCenter – Nicholas J. Price Convention Center. Paula has been chosen to display the quilt, GATHERON GUARDIAN OF THE GUILD, along with 191 others in this AQS contest. First, Second, and Third Place prizes in seven categories will be awarded, along with seven overall awards including Best of Show. Winners will be announced at the show and posted on the AQS website, QuiltWeek.com. More than $50,000 will be granted, including $10,000 for the Best of Show and $3,500 each for Best Wall Quilt, Best Use of Color, Best Original Design, Best Hand, Best Home, and Best Longarm Workmanship. Regardless of how GATHERON GUARDIAN OF THE GUILD places in the final judging, all semifinalists ́ quilts will be displayed at the show, which is expected to draw more than 15,000 people.  Quilts were entered in this international contest from 37 US states and 10 other countries.