2010 National Juried Show

The 22nd National Juried Show
By Johanna Alford,

The 2010 National Juried Show was exhibited at the TELUS Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta, in conjunction with Quilt Canada, from April 28 to May 1, 2010. Ninety-two outstanding pieces were juried into the show. In late January, Jury Coordinator Nancy Trowbridge met with the three jurors, Heather Stewart, Jim Wilford, and Georgeanne Welsh to make the selections for this year's show. In April, the juried entries arrived in Calgary and under the guidance of the the local NJS Coordinator, Betty Bailey. Our three judges: Lily Lam, Susan Purney Mark and Bonnie Voice completed the task of choosing this year's award winning entries.

On the evening of April 27, 2010, it was my pleasure to present the awards at the National Juried Show Awards Presentation at the TELUS Convention Centre, with the assistance of the Board of Directors.

Congratulations to all of the participants whose pieces were selected to hang in this show and to all of the award winners. The colour catalogue, included with the autumn issue of The Canadian Quilter, will display all of the entries accepted into the 2010 NJS. The catalogue also lists the sponsors for each award and we give a special thank you to those sponsors for their continued support of this event and of CQA/ACC.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I also wish to give a special thank-you to all involved in this years' National Juried Show, beginning with the jurors and extending to the local volunteers who assisted during the judging and hanging process.

At this time I would like to extend an invitation to our members to join us in May 2011 in London, Ontario at the 23nd National Juried Show.

National Juried Show 2010

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Best of Show
Baby Lock Canada
Judy Leslie
Winds of Time

Viewers Choice
Husqvarna Viking
Roxanne Nelson
Ruffled Feathers

Excellence for Abstract Wallquilt - 1st place
OLFA North American Div., Addie's Creative Fabrics
Terry Whyte
Escape to Surreal

Excellence for Abstract Wallquilt - 2nd place
Contemporary Sewing Materials
Jayne Willoughby-Scott
Night Drawing #16

Excellence for Abstract Wallquilt - Honourable Mention
CQA/ACC rosette
Naoke Hirano
Fifty Six Years Old

Excellence for Representational Wallquilt - 1st Place
Roxanne Nelson
Ruffled Feathers

Excellence for Representational Wallquilt - 2nd Place
Elna Canada Inc.
Catherine Timm
Quiet Winter Frost

Excellence for Representational - Honourable Mention
CQA/ACC rosette
Joan Reive
Peggy's Cove

Excellence for Traditional Wallquilt - 1st place
J.N. Harper Co. Ltd., Big Hill Quilters' Guild
Val Smith
Hungary for Pineapple

Excellence for Traditional
Coats & Clark Canada
Deborah Kemball
Heart's Desire

Excellence for Traditional Wallquilt - Honourable Mention
CQA/ACC rosette
Renske Helmuth
Oriental Treasures

Excellence for Traditional Wallquilts from Books/Patterns - 1st Place
Northcott Silk Inc.
Lise Hubbard

Excellence for Traditional Wallquilts from Books/Patterns - 2nd Place
Campbell River Quilt Guild
Tina Caderma
Tickled Pink

Excellence for Traditional Wallquilts from Books/Patterns - Honourable Mention
CQA/ACC rosette
Nancy Wells
Nancy's Baltimore

Excellence for Bed Quilt - 1st place
Brother International Corp. (Canada)
Carolyn Hudson
Liberty Sisters

Excellence for Bed Quilt - 2nd place
Brother International Corp. (Canada)
Joan Dorsay
Quilt More

Excellence for Bed Quilt - Honourable Mention
CQA/ACC rosette
Renske Helmuth
Plain and Fancy

Excellence in Wearable Art - 1st Place
Marj Moore
It All Started With a Button

Excellence in Wearable Art - 2nd Place
Robison Thread
M. Jill Sullivan
Show Off

Excellence in Workmanship - Machine Quilting
Bernina Canada
Patti Morris

Excellence in Workmanship - Hand Quilting
Edmonton and District Quilters' Guild, Bow River Quilters
Sharla Babcock

Excellence in Workmanship - Piecing
Victoria Quilt Guild, Country Creations Quilt Shop, Quilter's Haven Quilt shop, Parksville Quilt House Quilters'
Val Smith
Little Gems in My Garden

Excellence in Workmanship - Appliqué
Beaconsfield Quilters' Guild, Long Range Quilter's Guild, Niagara Heritage Quilters Guild, Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild, Extraordinary Extras, Needlewords, Stitches Quilt Shop, Cottage Quilting,
The Secret Workshop, Mr. J. Frederick Mills
Kathie K. Wylie
Instruments of Praise

Outstanding Work by a First Time Exhibitor in the NJS
Sylvia Sewing Cabinets
Sharron Schoenfeld
Remember Us

Excellence in Innovation
Fibre Art Network
Lee Cluderay
The Evil Peas

Excellence in Thread Work using WonderFil Thread
WonderFil Specialty Thread
Ann Horton
Threads in Her Hands

Judge's Choice: Lily Lam
Janome Canada Ltd.
Helen MacPhail Sims
Life in the Emerald Sea

Judge's Choice: Susan Purney Mark
Janome Canada Ltd.
Carole Swinden

Judge's Choice: Bonnie Voice
Janome Canada Ltd.
Judith Chorney
Roses Are Your Choice