Tuesday, January 20, 2015

My 1st Place Ribbon at the AQS Show and Landscape/Animal Quilts from Albuquerque

I won 1st Place! Sunset Sentinel by Cathy Geier
 I dropped everything and flew to Albuquerque last weekend to go see my quilt at the show. I can't tell you how thrilled I was about winning the First Place Ribbon in Landscapes! It was amazing. The wonderful AQS people even interviewed me and if I look nice and said sensible things I'll post a link to the video, lol!
 (Otherwise I'll keep it secret!)

The whole rest of this blog is photos from the show. I thought I'd group them by type, these are the landscapes and animal quilts which were juried into the AQS Show in Albuquerque this year.  I hope you like seeing them!
2nd Place Landscapes, Dawn by Rachel Derstine

3rd Place Landscapes, Indian Summer Sunset by Shirley Gisi

Honorable Mention, Portlandia on My Mind by Andrea Brokenshire

Roo Garden by Vicki Bohnhoff

Fancy Flamingoes by Beverly Curtis

Dancing Cranes by Kathy McNeil

Octopus's Garden by Terri Jones

California Girl by Julia Jeans

Upper East Side Flower Shop by Nancy Donovan

Esprit by Peg Collins

Gib - Stolen from Gibraltar by Maria Cousins and Syrie Blanco

How My Garden Grows by Lynne Horpedahl

American Bison by Ann Horton

Giant Grunts by Beverly Curtis

Struttin' His Stuff by Lianne Schellenberg

Crime Scene Investigation by Pauline Salzman

Limoncello by Katherine Dossman

End of Summer Along New Mexico Pastures by Barbara Gary

Sunflower Splendor by Pat Rollie

The Birds Perspective - Life at the Water's Edge by Ann Horton

Jingle Bells by Kathy McNeil

Mediterraneo SOS by Marisa Marquez

I Remember When by Sandy Jung

Poppies of Provence by Kathy McNeil

Standing on the Canyon Rim by Gethyn Soderman
I LOVE going to quilt shows and seeing all the different way artists create their pictures! I hope to upload traditional and modern quilts soon, stay tuned! 


  1. Oh Cathy, congratulations on that first place ribbon! Your quilt is beautiful!

    1. Thank you so much Julia. I was thrilled to win it, just thrilled! See you in Paducah I hope!

  2. Thanks for posting all these. It's wonderful seeing all the talent!

  3. Congrats!!! And TY so much for sharing all these images! Stunning!

  4. Congratulations on your First Place Ribbon! Beautiful!

  5. Congratulations! The photo doesn't do it justice! Nothing beats seeing them in person!

    1. Thanks! There are so many details that you can't capture in a photo. Do you remember the doggy quilt - it had all the excuses from the dogs for their bad behavior written on the fence posts. That one you really need to see in person to appreciate.

      Anyway, I'm glad you got to the show. :)
      I liked all the 3 dimensional appliques on your Octopus.

  6. All so beautiful. I'm in awe of the talent.

    1. There were some beautiful quilts there - no doubt about it. I'm continually amazed at what artists are doing with fabric these days! I'm glad you liked the blog. :)