For twenty years, winning Best of Show at the annual American Quilter's Society's Show and Contest has represented the pinnacle of quilting honors. A 2004 exhibition of AQS Best of Show quilts and new work by many of the artists, is offered at the Museum of the American Quilters Society (MAQS); it coincides with the 20th anniversary of the AQS Show and Contest. As an exhibition catalog, Prize-Winning Quilters & their Quilts profiles the 16 quilt artists who, since the first annual AQS Show in 1985, created the 19 exquisite Best of Show quilts in the exhibition.In art book format, enjoy large photos of the artists' Best of Show quilts and new work. Read the story of what inspired their Best of Show quilt, the techniques each used, and visit their lives today. Whether completely hand made, or machine made, AQS Best of Show quilts have set a standard of excellence unrivaled in the quilting world. These amazing works of quilted art have furthered quiltmaking traditions, served to elevate quilting to fine art status, and have even created controversy. AUTHORBIO: Marjie loves a good story that is well written. Her own writing has been recognized with numerous national and international awards, including the prestigious Amy Writing Award. With a background in journalism, she has served as a reporter, feature writer, and editor with several publishers of books and newspapers. She is also the author of numerous published magazine articles, devotionals, and poems. Prior to joining the AQS staff in 2000, she was the producer of a network television program.
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Book Description American Quilter's Society, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M157432845X