AQS Paducah 2018- My 10 Quilt Favorites


I saved the best for last in this final post from AQS Quiltweek Paducah, because now it’s time to show you my favorite quilts from this year’s show!
But first I want to emphasize that I am by no means an expert on quilting. As a matter of fact, I’m really not even a quilter myself having only made two to completion in my lifetime ( and that was over 25 years and innumerable handbags ago), so I’m far from qualified to be a judge!  But here’s the thing… I AM a fan and a longtime admirer of excellent quilting but even so, what you’ll see below simply represents MY personal taste.

So just scroll down to see my best 10 from 2018 edition of AQS Paducah
(presented in no particular order).

Best in Show- Wall Quilt
“Endangered’ The Lemur’s Tale” by Maria Ferri Cousins & SB Walsh

1st place- Small Wall Quilts, 1st Entry at Paducah
“KaBoom!” – by Tere D’Amato

3rd place – Large Quilts, Machine Quilted
“Celebration #2” – by Caryl Breyer Fallert-Gentry

1st place – Large Quilts, Machine Quilted
“Pear Drops” – by Cheryl Kerestes

2nd place – Large Quilts, Machine Quilted
“My Town & Country Quilt II” – Shirley Guier

2nd place – Wall Quilts, Machine Quilts
“Kaleidoscope XLI- The Prague Spanish Synagogue Ceiling” – Paula Nadelstern

1st place – Wall Quilts Pictorial
“Beautiful Autumn” – Mariko Miwa

1st place – Group Quilts
“Ice Fishing Village” – Les Amies du Quilt

“New York, New York” – Ellen Simmons

 1st place – Hand Quilted Quilts
“Blossoming into Warmth and Brightness” – Harumi Asada


So there you have it… And now it’s YOUR turn!

I wish you could have seen ALL of the quilts at AQS Paducah, but I’d still love to know which of these beauties is YOUR favorite? And remember, we love reading your comments and answering your questions too, so please feel free to leave either or both in the space provided below.


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2 Comments So Far, You're Next!

  1. Shirley Allen

    Just beautiful. Glad I do not have to decide as they are all wonderful. Thanks for sharing and do you know the rules for judging these quilts. Would love to know Shirley

    • Thanks for commenting Shirley and I have no idea about these rules. I can’t imagine having to be a judge in these events! It must be SO difficult! 🙂