Winners

Beth Nufer, of Brookings and Clem Buzick, of North Dakota, are the quilt contest winners.

Beth Nufer of Brookings and Clem Buzick, of North Dakota, have won the Janome America Best of Show Award with their quilt, Diamond Effervescence, at AQS QuiltWeek - Fall Paducah, KY.

Winning Quilt

This quilt won the Janome America Best of Show award, which is the grand prize of the contest quilts and includes a $20,000 check. The quilt was designed and made by Brookings resident Beth Nufer and her quilting partner Clem Buzick of North Dakota.

American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world conducts the AQS QuiltWeek - Fall Paducah, which featured close to 700 quilts from around the world.

The high point of the show recognizes the artistry of today’s quiltmakers as hundreds of quilters in the AQS Quilt Contest compete for $121,250 in cash awards. Quilts in this international contest and exhibition come from around the world, with entries from 38 states and 16 countries.

 About the American Quilter’s Society

The American Quilter’s Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For 35 years, AQS has been the leading voice in quilting inspiration and advice. At AQS, we believe that with the proper resources, the creative individual can take their quilting projects beyond what they can imagine.

For more information about the American Quilter’s Society, visit http://www.americanquilter.com or call 1-270-898-7903.

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