The 2014 Viewer’s Choice Awards

As a part of the IHQ Quilt Faire tradition, we ask those who visit
the showroom and admire our quilts,  FirstPlaceRibbondolls and wearable arts, to fill out a ballot, and vote for each category of entries.  The votes are tallied up and ribbons are awarded to the artists for first, second, and third place in their categories.

This Years Winner’s are:


  • 1st Place – Edie Miller, Times and Seasons
  • 2nd Place – Candy Gutierrez, Garden Party
  • 3rd Place – Kathy Merrick, Diamonds Are Forever


Hand Quilted Quilts

  • 1st Place – Koni Popke, Dresden Plate
  • 2nd Place – Laura McGauren, Sew Pinwheel
  • 3rd Place – Carol Biederman, Jacobean Applique


Wall Hangings

  • 1st Place – Sally Sowle-Taylor, My Backyard Friends
  • 2nd Place – Sandra Turner, Whooping Crane Romance
  • 3rd Place – Susan Scott, Forest Floor
  • 3rd Place – Candy Gutierrez, Coneflowers


Wearable Art

  • 1st Place – Linda VanBerkelaer, Chopkey Wonder
  • 2nd Place – Candy Gutierrez, Autumn Colors
  • 3rd Place – Joanne Padelford, Brown Vest



  • 1st Place – Eileen Roberson, Movin’ Right Along
  • 2nd Place – Nancy Macomber, Kitchen Garden
  • 3rd Place – Chris Bernasconi, Animals Who Sleep by the Side of the Road



  • 1st Place – Barbara Cleveland, Lady Grace
  • 2nd Place – Rosemary O’Malley, Rose
  • 2nd Place – Geri Bauer, Cloth Doll
  • 3rd Place – Karen Crabtree, Statue of Liberty Doll


Members Challenge

  • 1st Place – Becky Smith, Name That Beatles Tune
  • 2nd Place – Chris Bernasconi, Tessanne Chin
  • 3rd Place – Linda VanBerkelaer, You’re a Grand Ol’ Flag

Congratulations to All!!