2013 Quilt Competition Winners

10/17/2013 - 10/20/2013
Santa Clara, California

Pacific International Quilt Festival XXII

Santa Clara, California          October 17-20, 2013
“Indie” Quilt Competition

The Yuko Watanabe BEST OF SHOW Award:
#2040 Everlasting Bouquet by Cindy Seitz-Krug & Molly Hamilton-McNally

The Bernina 1st Runner-Up Award:
#1040 Magnolia by Sylvia Gegaregian



First Place:  
The Magical Mermaids’ Castle
Claudia Pfeil


Second Place:
Morning Breeze
Jenny K. Lyon


Third Place:
Mum’s Party in Moonlight
Etsuko Iitaka


Honorable Mentions (3)

Lotus Blossom
by Cory Allender


Bryne’s Spiral
by Beth Nufer & Clem Buzick


The Red Chair
by Mary Upham


Best Machine Workmanship:
Turtle Bay
by Claudia Pfeil 


Best Hand Workmanship:
Tree of Life
by Allison Lockwood


Best Use of Color:
La Serenata
by Ann Horton


Best Use of Embellishment:
by Karla Dahms


Best Interpretation of Theme:
by Sandy L. Clark



First Place:   
Acanthus with a Twist
by Mary E. Olson


Second Place:
#2106 Hudson Trader
by Colleen Wise

Third Place:
The 25th Anniversary
by Kazuko Funabasama


Honorable Mentions (3)

Promise Kept
by Terri Vanden Bosch  


Dream a Little Dream
by Dana Matthews


Mia & Friend in the Clematis
by Patricia J. Batty


Best Machine Workmanship:
Hugs and Kisses
by Gail H. Smith 


Best Hand Workmanship:
by Zena Thorpe


Best Use of Color:
Simon Says
by Linda B. Cochran


Best Use of Embellishment:
Fragrant Memories
by Margaret Taylor


Best Interpretation of Theme:
The Souls Among Us
by Geneva Foote Carroll



#3071 Life at the Waters Edge by Ann Horton

Second Place:
Wild Goslings
by Cherrie Hampton


Third Place:
Kaleidoscopic Calamity
by Margaret Solomon Gunn

 Honorable Mentions (3)

Buffalo Gourd
by Betty Busby


Classic Atlantic Salmon Flies -
(U) Green Highlander (L) Black Dog
by Isabel F. Downs

by Darlynn Evans

Best Machine Workmanship:     
Star Compass
by Rhonda P. Bastedo 


Best Hand Workmanship:
Whooping Crane Romance
by Sandra L. Turner


Best Use of Color:
by Jan Reed


Best Use of Embellishment:
Long May Our Light Shine
by Kathryn R. Hayes


Best Interpretation of Theme:
Yellow Iris
by Rebecca A. Haley



Frieda Anderson:  
In Pursuit of Equilibrium
by Cathryn Zeleny



Bobbie Bergquist:
Hello Ladies
by Sylvia Gegaregian


Pepper Cory:
All in the Family
by Nancy S. Brown


Anna Hergert:
Otaru Winter
by Cynthia L. Vogt


Marjan Kluepfel:
Growth Factor
by Betty Busby


Sue Nickels:
Jingle Bells
by Kathy McNeil


Barbara Olson:
Climate Change
by Gail Garber


Pat Yamin:
Lily Pad
by Patti Van Oordt & Cory Allender


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*Quilts pictured above:
top row: "California Chardonnay" by Jan Rashid, "Gathering Baskets" by Margret Strauchman, "Life Goes On" by Irene MacWilliam
bottom row: "Technique Rebellion II Redux" by Melody Johnson, "Cape Primrose" by Barbra Barrick McKie, "Breadfruit in Blue Hawaii" by Connie Ayers