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Friday, March 18, 2011

Vote for your favorite Nominees for the 2011 Golden Quilter Awards


Voting for your favorite Nominees for the 2011 Golden Quilter Awards is accepted here thru March 31st.  I hope you will take time to vote, as this is your opportunity to help recognize those that have made our world of quilting so wonderful.  Please be sure to follow all the rules, that are listed at the bottom of this post, for your vote to count. 

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These sponsors have generously donated 30 wonderful prizes for a giveaway where those that help with PR, nominate, vote, as well as enter the giveaway for this event, have a chance to win prizes.  You are also automatically entered to win a prize in the when you submit a valid vote at the bottom of this post.

If you have not yet entered this giveaway, you may wish to click here to enter.

Thank you to everyone that took time to submit your nominations.  You also received an entry to the giveaway for this event by nominating candidates!


Congratulations to all of the nominees for the 2011 Golden Quilter Awards.  You were recognized by fellow quilters, from throughout the world, for your contributions in making our world of quilting so wonderful.   We hope you understand how much you are all truly appreciated.

1) Best Designer
Bari J. Ackerman    
Liz Angus at Sunflower Fields Pattern Co 
Curtis Boehringer
Sherri K. Falls, This & That
Sarah Fielke
Joanna Figuora, Fig Tree Quilts
Jill Finley, Jilly Studio  Quilting
Harriet Hargrave
Julie Herman, of Jaybird Quilts
Lacy J. Hill,of Golden Thyme Design
Aneela Hoey of Comfortstitching and Sherbet Pips  
Lori Holt, of Bee in my Bonnet
Susan Brubaker Knapp of Blue Moon River
Sandra Leichner
Toby Lischko (Gateway Quilts Stuff)
Patrick Lose
Kim McLean 
Melody Miller (Ruby Star Rising)
Nina Lise Moen
Verna Mosquera (The Vintage Spool)
Amanda Murphy
Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie Quilts
Angie Padilla (Angie's Bits & Pieces)
Jennifer Paganelli
Camille Roskelley (Thimble Blossoms)
Heather Ross
Erin Russek
Pat Sloan
Jessica J. E. Smith, mystery quilt designer of Quilt & Needle
Anne Sutton of Bunny Hills Designs
Sarah Vedeler
Elaine Waldschmitt, of The Quilted Closet
Linda Winters of B. Bumble & Company
Toni Whitney

2) Best Teacher/Instructor
Alex Anderson
Karen Kay Buckley
Margaret Bucklew, Chisled in Cloth
Mary Buvia, Shiisa Quilts
Kay Capps Cross
Karen Cunagin, Millefleur Fibre Arts
Carol Doak
Jenny Doan, of The Missouri Star Quilt Company & also teaches at Sympoz
Kaye England
Harriet Hargrave
Linda Hungeford, Stitchin Mission
Linda Hahn, Two Country Quilters
Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville
Susan Brubaker Knapp of Blue Moon River
Kay Mackenzie
Wendy Mathson
Sue Nickels
Sue Patten
Dawn Ramirez, the Pajama Quilter
Sharon Schamber
Pat Speth (Nickel quilt books)
Elly Sienkiewicz, Applique with Elly
Pat Sloan
Mary Ellen Von Holt  of Little Quilts, Marietta, GA     
Sarah Vedeler
Pat Wys of Silver Thimble Club
 
3) Best Author
Karla Alexander, Saginaw Street Quilt Company
Bari J
Kim Brackett, Magnolia Bay Quilts
Eleanor Burns, of Quilt In A Day
Kim Diehl
Sarah Fielke
Linda Franz
Linda J. Hahn
Harriet Hargrave
Elizabeth Hartman
Judy Laquidara, Patchwork Times
Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville
Lynn Jensen (Thimbleberries)
Liz Kettle
Sandra Leichner
Patrick Lose
Cheryl Lynch
Kay Mackenzie
Gwen Marston
Deborah Moebes
Tonya Ricucci (UnRuly Quilter
Pat Sloan
Kathleen Tracey (A Sentimental Quilter)


4) Best Quilt Store (Physical)
A Quilted Heart in Vacaville, Ca
Cozy Quilt Shop, El Cajon, CA
Fabric-Etc, in Bellingham, WA
Fabric Expressions,  Littleton CO
Fabric Shack, Waynesville, Ohio
Glacier Quilts of Kalispell, Montana
Going Batty, Reno, NV
Harriet's Treadle Art, in Wheat Ridge, CO
Luella's Quilt Basket, Redondo Beach, CA
The Quilt Barn in Puyallup, WA
The Quilt Crossing, in Boise, Idaho
Little Quilts, Marietta, GA
Mary Jo's in Gastonia NC
Mill House Quilts, Waunakee, Wisconsin
Monica's Quilt and Beads Shop in Palm Desert, CA
Quilters Paradise, Escondido, CA
Quilting Possibilities & Sewing Center, in New Jersey
Quilts on Plum Lane, in Dade City, Florida
Quiltz, Phoenix, Arizona
Red Hen, Marietta, GA
Rosies Calico Cupboard, San Diego, CA 
Satin Moon, Victoria, BC
Serendipity Quilt Shop,  in Dagsboro, DE
Sew from the Heart, Scottsdale, AZ
Sew to Speak, Columbus, OH
Suzanne's Quilt Shop of Moultrie, Georgia
The Quilted Kitty, Lincoln, Nebraska
Tiny Stitches in Marietta, GA
Ye Olde Schoolhouse Quilts in Cedarburg, WI
Waterwheel House Quilt Shop, Londonderry Vermont



5) Best Quilt Store (online)
Abby Mays
Burgundy Buttons
Canton Village Quilt Works
Cotton Charm Quilts
Cozy Quilt Shop
Crazy Quilt Girl Fabric Shop
Delta Patchwork
Fabric.com
Fabric Buffet
FabricWorm
Fashionable Fabrics
Fat Quarter Shop
Green Fairy Quilts
Hawthorne Threads
I Have a Notion
Missouri Star Quilt Company
Old Country Store Fabrics
Pink Chalk Fabrics
Prairie Moon Quilts
Quilt Home
Quilt In A Day
Quilt Taffy
Sew Fresh Fabrics
Sew, Mama, Sew!
Sew-Sisters.com in Canada
Sew Fun Quilts
Sew Unique Creations
Shabby Fabrics
Stitch in the Ditch in Canada
The Quilted Kitty
Venezie Designs
Whittlesfabrics.com

6) Best Long Arm Quilter
Natalia Bonner, Piece N Quilt
Thearica Burroughs, Pigtales & Quilts
 Mary Flynn of Quilt Hollow
Deb Geyer of Deb Geyer Quilter
Sarah Hahn, Two Country Quilters
Jessica Jones (Jessica's Quilting Studio
Kathy Kessler (Kathy's Machine Quilting)
Jackie Kunkle  (Canton Village Quiltworks)
Millie Kriel  (Millie's Quilting)
Judi Madsen - Green Fairy Quilts
Lisa Marie - That Crazy Quilty Girl
Sue Patten
Tammy Spencer - Quilt'n Things for You (research pending)


7) Most Innovative product (physical item)
AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter
AccuQuilt Go!  Baby
Angler II, by Pam Bono Designs
Bias Stripper (ruler) by Quilt in a Day
Creatopia by Xyron
Cutting Corners Ruler set, by Sharyn Craig
Fusi-Boo Batting, by Fairfield Processing
HQ Sweet Sixteen
Lapel Stick
Rule Steady from Keep Quilting
Silhouette
Slice Fabrique by Making Memories
Set in Triangle ruler, by Quilt in a Day
Spoonflower

 
8) Most Innovated product (software item)
Bernina Cutwork tool & software
Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7)
Inklingo, by Linda Franz
Kaleidoscope Kreator
Quilt Album Software
Pro-Q Designer

9) Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement"
Alex Anderson
Eleanor Burns, Quilt in a Day
Fons & Porter team,  Marianne Fons and Liz Porter
Diane Gaudynski
Harriet Hargrave
Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville
Lynette Jensen, Thimbleberries
Patrick Lose
Gwen Marston (Liberated Quilting)
Nancy J. Martin
Dean Neumann, main programmer for Electric Quilt software.
Sharon Pederson
Pat Sloan
Kate Spain
Ricky Tims


10) Best Quilt Retreat
Bed, Breakfast, Quilts (BBQ weekends in Vermont)
North Bow Lodge (Alberta, Canada)
Saw Mill Creek Cottages  (Alberta, Canada)
Teton Patchworks Quilt Retreat, Eastern Idaho
That Dam Christmas Party, Patrick Lose- Hoover Dam/Boulder City, NV
Two Wacky Woman (Southern California)
Cindy Casciato's Quiltescape Retreat (Southern Idaho)
Quilters Connection Magazine Retreat, organized by Heather Macarther, in Canada



Rules for submitting approved votes:
1) Only one vote can be submitted per person.  
2) Votes for only one of the nominees, for any/all of the ten categories.
3) Votes are accepted by leaving a comment on this post, by the end of day of March 31st.
4) For those that do not have a blog, google account, etc. that would allow you to easily leave vote (comment) you can use the "Anonymous" feature of the comments, but your  vote (comment) must have a valid email address embedded in the comment. 
5) No reply bloggers, that do not leave their email address will not be eligible for the giveaway.  I need an easy way to contact winners of the giveaway.   To clarify, if you do not have a google account, or you have a fairly new google account,  there is a good chance your comment will appear as a no reply comment and your vote will not be counted.If you are in doubt check the page on my blog labeled "giveaways" for more insights on your settings or leave your email address embedded in your comment to be sure you can be contacted and validate your vote.  Thank you!

SewCalGal reserves the right to screen out votes that may be suspect of not following the intentions of the rules.

If you want to increase awareness of this activity with others by way of blogging, email, twitter, Facebook, etc., please feel free to do so.  Everyone is welcome to vote, but they do need to follow the rules to submit votes for them to count. 

If you have any questions, email me. 

As SewCalGal is hosting this event, she is unable to nominate or vote!


Votes will be counted early April.  After counting is complete, the ultimate winners of the 2011 Golden Quilter Awards will be announced on SewCalGal. 

SewCalGal will not be able to reply to all vote comments, due to the behind the scenes work that is required to coordinate this activity. But if you have a valid question,  that you do not find answered on the main page for this event, please email me.

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors, to the PR Angels that have taken time to help with PR for this event, and to all of you that took time to nominate those that you view are deserving to be nominated for the 2011 Golden Quilter Awards!  Ultimately, this is all about the quilters that deserve recognition for all they have done to make our world of quilting so wonderful.  And, SewCalGal couldn't host the Golden Quilter Awards without your help!

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Madame Samm said...
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liberal sprinkles said...

Here's my vote:

1. Best Designer
Anne Sutton of Bunny Hills Designs

3. Best Author
Elizabeth Hartman

5. Best Quilt store (online)
Hawthorne Threads

6. Best Long Arm Quilter
Judi Madsen

7. Most Innovative product (physical)
AccuQuilt GO! Fabric cutter



Thanks for the great list!

Barb said...

1. Best Designer

Bunny Hill Designs

2. Best Teacher

Alex Anderson

3. Best Author

Lynn Jensen

4. Best quilt Store

Fabric shack

5. Online Store

I Have a Notion

6. Longarm

Green Fairy

7. Inovative product

Accuquilt

8.Software

EQ7

I just want to say that some of these wre very hard since I am blogging friends with several of the entrants...and would love to vote for them too....

Thanks for doing this.

Jackie said...

Here are my votes:

Best Designer: Carrie Nelson
Best Teacher: Linda Hungerford
Best Author: Eleanor Burns
Best Quilt Store: Little Quilts, Marietta GA
Best Online Quilt Store: FQS
Best Longarmer: Judi Madsen
Best Innovative Product: Accuquilt Go
Best Innovative Software: EQ7
Lifetime Achievement: Eleanor Burns
Best Retreat: no answer

Kasey said...

Best Designer- Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill
Best Online Shop- Fat Quarter Shop
Best Innovative Product- Accuquilt Go
lifetime Achievement- Pat Sloan

I don't feel confident voting in some of the other areas since I can't make a decision or simply haven't had experience. Thanks for hosting this, though!

virtualquilter said...

Best Designer ... Sandra Leichner

Best Author ... Sandra Leichner

Best Innovative Product .. Electric Quilt 7

Judy B

Quilter in the Gap said...

Best Designer - Julie Herman of JayBird Quilts

Best Teacher - Pat Sloan

Best Author - Elizabeth Hartman

Best Quilt Store Online - Pink Chalk Fabrics

Best Long Arm Quilter - Lisa Marie That Crazy Quilty Girl

Most Innovative Product - Spoonflower

Most Innovative Software - Quilt Album

Lifetime Achievement - Alex Anderson

Stormy Days said...

1. Designer-Joanna Figuora Fig Tree

2. Teacher-Carol Doak

3. Author-Karla Alexander

4. Store-Cozy Quilt, El Cajon CA ;)

5. Online Store-IHAN

6. Long Armer-Judi Madsen, Green Fairy

7. Product-GO Baby

8. Software-EQ7

9. Best Ever!-Alex Anderson

Dorian said...

Here's my vote:

1.Best designer: Jessica JE Smith of the Quilt and Needle

5. Best quilt store (online): Green Fairy Quilts

7) Most Innovative product (physical item): AccuQuilt GO!

8) Most Innovated product (software item): Electric QUilt 7

Joanne Lendaro said...

1) Best Designer
Lori Holt, of Bee in my Bonnet

2) Best Teacher/Instructor
Sharon Schamber

3) Best Author
Judy Laquidara, Patchwork Times

5) Best Quilt Store (online)
I Have a Notion

7) Most Innovative product (physical item)
HQ Sweet Sixteen

8) Most Innovated product (software item)
Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7)

9) Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement"
Eleanor Burns, Quilt in a Day



Thanks for putting this together!

Peach Rainbow said...

5) Best Quilt Store (online)
Fat Quarter Shop

6) Best Long Arm Quilter
Jackie Kunkle (Canton Village Quiltworks)

7) Most Innovative product (physical item)
AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter

karenfae said...

1-Joanne Figuora
2-Bonnie Hunter
3-Bonnie Hunter
4-Millhouse Quilts
5-Fat Quarter Shop
6-Judi Madsen
7-Set in triangle Ruler
for #8-10 I had no selection as it didn't pertain to me.

Karen
http://karensquilting.com/blog/

deborah said...

1. Best designer - Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill Designs
2. Best teacher - Bonnie Hunter
3. Best author - Bonnie Hunter
4. Best physical store - Fabric Shack
5. Best online store - Canton Village Quilt works
6. Best longarm quilter - Jackie Kunckel
7. Innovative product - Accuquilt GO!
8. Innovative software - EQ7
9. Lifetime Achievement - Eleanor Burns
10. No experience here =

thanks for hosting!

Stray Stitches said...

Best Designer - Linda Winters
Best Teacher - Bonnie Hunter
Best Author - Cheryl Lynch
Best Online Store - Quilt Taffy
Most Influential - Nancy Martin

Rosa Robichaud said...

Most Innovative Product (Software) - Linda Franz!

Tks!

Rosa Robichaud
robich@rogers.com

Bonnie said...

Best Designer: Anne Sutton
Best Teacher: Dawn Ramirez
Best Author: Kathleen Tracy
Best Quilt Store: Little Quilts, Marietta GA
Best Online Quilt Store: no vote
Best Longarmer: no vote
Best Innovative Product: Accuquilt Go
Best Innovative Software: Inklingo
Lifetime Achievement: Eleanor Burns
Best Retreat: no vote

No votes are because I really don't have an opinion about the nominee. Honestly, best retreat? I haven't a clue as I go to my guilds' retreats.... and they weren't listed! Fun to see who/what were nominated.

Donna said...

Best designer: Jessica JE Smith
Best teacher: Bonnie Hunter

Carla said...

Best Designer: Joanna Figuora

Best Teacher: Bonnie Hunter

Best Author: Eleanor Burns

Best Online Quilt Store: Jackie Kunkle

Best Longarmer: Jackie Kunkle

Best Innovative Product:Set in Triangle ruler, by Quilt in a Day

Best Innovative Software: EQ7

Lifetime Achievement: Eleanor Burns

Best Retreat: no answer

Mommarock said...

1. Best Designer - Erin Russek
2. Best Teacher - Bonnie Hunter
3. Best Author - Pat Sloan
5. Best Quilt Store Online - I Have a Notion
7. Most Innovative Product - Accuquilt Go fabric cutter
8. Most innovative Software - EQ7

I am too new to vote on the other items..

Melissa @ Happy Quilting said...

1) Best Designer
Joanna Figuora, Fig Tree Quilts
3) Best Author
Elizabeth Hartman
5) Best Quilt Store (online)
Burgundy Buttons
6) Best Long Arm Quilter
Natalia Bonner, Piece N Quilt
7) Most Innovative product (physical item)
AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter
8) Most Innovated product (software item)
Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7)

scraphappydenise said...

1, best designer...

Jessica JE Smith -quilt and needle mystery quilt designer

2. Best Teacher... Bonnie Hunter quiltville

8. software..... EQ7

9. Most influential... Eleanor Burns - I wouldn't have made my first quilts w/o her!

scrapatches said...

1) Best Designer: Jessica J.E. Smith, Quilt & Needle

2) Best Teacher: Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville

3) Best Author: Judy Laquidara, Patchwork Times

5) Best Online Quilt Shop: Whittles Fabrics

8) Best Software: EQ7

9) Lifetime Achievement: Eleanor Burns

Thanks for hosting this! :) Pat

SewLindaAnn said...

1. Bari Ackerman
2. Mary Ellen Von Holt/Little Quilts
3. Kim Brackett
4. Red Hen, Marietta, GA
5. Fabric.com
6. Natalia Bonner/Piece n Quilt
7. Silhouette
8. EQ
9. Kate Spain
10. Don't Know
It's a wonderful effort you've put out so people who serve the quilting community can be recognized and applauded!!

Colleen said...

1 designer - Harriot Hargrave
2. teacher - Alex Anderson
3. author - Eleanor Burns
4. no opinion
5. Online store - Fat Quarter Shop
6. Long armer - Natalia Bonner
7. Product - Accuquilt Go
8. No opinion
9. Lifetime Diane Gaudynski
10. No opinion

Debbie said...

1. Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts

2. Jenny Doan, of The Missouri Star Quilt Company

3. Patrick Lose

4. Mary Jo's

5. Venezie Designs

6. Natalia Bonner

7. Silhouette

8. NO VOTE

9. Pat Sloan

10. NO VOTE

Anonymous said...

1. Designer-Joanna Figuora Fig Tree

2. Teacher-Jenny Doan

3. Author-Karla Alexander

4. Store-Missouri Star Quilt

5. Online Store-Missouri Star Quilt

6. Long Armer-Judi Madsen, Green Fairy

7. Product-GO Baby

8. Software-EQ7

9. Best Ever!-Alex Anderson

Linda said...

Here's my votes: Best teacher: Bonnie Hunter. Best online store: The Missouri Star Quilt Company

Misty @ The DoanGang said...

2. Best Teacher- Jenny Doan @ MSQC

5. Best Store (Online)- Missouri Star Quilt Co.

Dixieldy said...

1) Carol Doak

2) Jenny Doan, of The Missouri Star Quilt Company & also teaches at Sympoz

3) Eleanor Burns, of Quilt In A Day

4) Mary Jo's in Gastonia NC

5) Missouri Star Quilt Company

6) Thearica Burroughs

7) AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter

8) Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7)

9) Eleanor Burns, Quilt in a Day

10) No experience here with any.

Lenice said...

1.Best designer: Jessica JE Smith of the Quilt and Needle

mangomom said...

1. Best Designer
Jessica J.E. Smith, mystery quilt designer of Quilt and Needle

3. Best Author
Eleanor Burns

4. Best Quilt Store
Glacier Quilts in Kalispell, MT - I walked in there as a new quilter and was welcomed incredibly warmly, and it's a beautiful shop -just wish I could get there more often!

9. Lifetime Achievement
Eleanor Burns

mangomom said...
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kjsewgirl said...

Best Teacher: Jenny Doan

best Online Quilt Shop: Missouri Star Quilt Company

mangomom said...
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mariebeers said...

My votes:
1. Designer--Anne Sutton
2. Teacher--Jenny Doan
3. Author--Bonnie Hunter
4. Quilt store--Mary Jo's
5. Online store--FQS
6. Longarmer--Green Fairy
7. Product--AccuQuilt GO
8. Software--EQ7
9. Person--Alex Anderson
10.Retreat--no answer

mjb said...

Best Teacher- Jenny Doan
Best Online Quilting- Missouri Star Quilting

I am new to the sewing world and also do not feel qualified to vote all the categories. Thanks:)

Sara said...

1) Best Designer
Jessica J. E. Smith, mystery quilt designer of Quilt & Needle

2) Best Teacher/Instructor
Pat Sloan

3) Best Author
Eleanor Burns, of Quilt In A Day

4) Best Quilt Store (Physical)
no vote

5) Best Quilt Store (online)
no vote

6) Best Long Arm Quilter
no vote

7) Most Innovative product (physical item)
no vote

8) Most Innovated product (software item)
no vote

9) Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement"
Eleanor Burns, Quilt in a Day

10) Best Quilt Retreat
no vote

Mary White said...

Best Designer: Fig Tree Quilts
Best Teacher/Instructor: Jenny Doan
Best Author: Lynn Jensen

Best Quilt Store(online)
Missouri Star Quilt Company

Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement"
Eleanor Burns

I cannot vote for other categories since I do not have experience with them.

Barb said...

1. Erin Russek
3. Kim Diehl
5. Hawthorne Threads
7. AccuQuilt GO! Fabric Cutter
8. EQ 7
9. Eleanor Burns

Anonymous said...

Here is my vote

2) Best Teacher/Instructor

Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville

9) Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement"

Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville

Gisela in Sweden

Teresa said...

1. Best Designer - Jennifer Paganelli
2. Best Teacher - Jenny Doan
3. Best Author - Eleanor Burns
4. Best Quilt Store - N/A
5. Best online quilt store - Missouri Star Quilt Co.
6. Best Long Arm - N/A
7. Most Innovative Product - AccuQuilt Go!
8. Most Innovative Product - no answer
9. Lifetime Achievement - Eleanor Burns
10. Best Quilt Retreat - no answer

Thanks, Teresa in Columbia SC

Katie said...

1) ERIN RUSSEK (although I wish this would be divided by category. . Carol Doak would come in a close 2nd and of course Pat Sloan is awesome but I'm going to choose her for another category)
2) BONNIE HUNTER (<3 Jenny Doan too)
3) Here I would go with FONS/PORTER. . even though it's not an option
4) --------
5) FABRICWORM (2nd FatQuarterShop but I'm rooting for the underdog here)
6) JESSICA JONES (this was SUCH a tough one! I thing Natalia is amazing too!)
7) -------
8) INKLINGO
9) PAT SLOAN (in MY lifetime, Pat sloan has influenced me so much, but Alex Anderson would have to come in a very close 2nd - and also Bonnie Hunter)
10) ---------

I am Just One Mom said...

1. Designer -- Carol Doak
2. Teacher -- Jenny Doan MSQC
3. Author -- Lynn Jensen
4.
5. Online Store -- MissouriStar
6.
7. Innova Product -- Angler II
8. Software -- EQ 7
9. Person -- Alex Anderson
10.

Sherry said...

1. Jessica J.E. Smith
Mystery Quilt Designer of The Quilt & Needle
2.Jerry Doan
3.Lynn Jensen
4. ?
5.Missouri Star Quilt Co.
6. ?
7.AccuQuilt Go Fabric Cutter
8.EQ7
9.Eleanor Burns
Quilt in a Day
10. ?

tpott said...

My vote for 2011 are, 1) Carrie Nelson 2) Jenny Doan 3) Lynette Jensen 4) Little Quilts, Marrietta GA 5) Missouri Star Quilt Company 6) Natalia Bonner 7) AccuQuilt Go! Baby 8) EQ7 9) Eleanor Burns 10) That Damn Christmas Party.

Anne said...

1. Designer: Julie Herman, Jaybrid Quilts
2. Teacher: Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville
3. Author: Eleanor Burns, QiaD
4. Physical store: no vote
5. Online store: Fat Quarter Shop
6. Long-Arm Quilter: Judi Madsen, Green Fairy Quilts
7. Innovative physical product: Bias Stripper, QiaD
8. Innovative software: EQ7
9. Lifetime Achievement: Eleanor Burns
10. Best Retreat: no vote

Joy said...

Best Designer: Camille Roskelley
Best Author: Elizabeth Hartman
Best Quilt Store: Mary Jo's
Best Online Quilt Store: Pink Chalk
Best Innovative Product: Spoonflower
Best Innovative Software: EQ7

Cbar said...

Typing it all one by one is too time consuming for me. The nominees are all great.

Amy said...

Best Designer: Julie Herman
Best Teacher: Harriet Hargrave
Best Author: Elizabeth Hartman
Best Quilt Store Physical: Fabric Shack
Best Quilt Store Online: Fat Quarter Shop
Best Long Arm Quilter: Natalie Bonner
Most Innovative Product Physical: Angler II
Most Innovative Product Software: EQ 7
Most Influential Person: Eleanor Burns

LiahonaGirl said...

1. Best designer: Lori Holt, of Bee in my Bonnet
2. Best teacher: Alex Anderson
3. Best author: Kim Diehl
4. no vote
5. Best online store: Fat Quarter Shop
6. Best long arm quilter: Green Fairy Quilts
7. Most innovative physical product: HQ Sweet Sixteen
8. Most innovative software: EQ7
9. Lifetime achievement: Lynette Jensen, Thimbleberries
10 no vote

BlockHead said...

2. Best teacher: Harriet Hargrave
3. Best author: Harriet Hargrave
9. Lifetime achievement: Harriet Hargrave

Anonymous said...

I vote for:
Best designer, Pat Sloan
Best teacher, Bonnie Hunter
Best author, Bonnie Hunter
Most influential, Bonnie Hunter

Rocknquilts said...

1. Best designer - Harriet Hargrave
2. Best teacher - Harriet Hargrave
3. Best author - Harriet Hargrave
4. Best physical store - Harriet's Treadle Art, Colorado
5. Best online store - Green Fairy Quilts
6. Best longarm quilter - Green Fairy Quilts
7. Innovative product - Accuquilt GO!
8. Innovative software - EQ7
9. Lifetime Achievement - Eleanor Burns
10. can't vote for this, sorry

Anonymous said...

Best Teacher:
Bonnie Hunter

Anonymous said...

1. Anne Sutton
2. Jenny Doan
3. Eleanor Burns
4. Sew Many Quilts, Bend OR
5 Missouri Star Quilt
6. --
7. FusiBoo - Fairfield
8. --
9. Eleanor Burns
10. Patrick Lose The Dam Xmas Party

THX - good luck to all
we are all winners because of what the nominees have given to us.

Melissa said...

My votes!

1. Susan Brubaker Knapp
2. Sharon Schamber
3. Gwen Marston
4. (I am skipping this one)
5. I Have a Notion
6. Judi Madsen
7. AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter
8. EQ7
9. Gwen Marston
10. (Pass on this one, too)

Melissa said...

My votes!

1. Susan Brubaker Knapp
2. Sharon Schamber
3. Gwen Marston
4. (I am skipping this one)
5. I Have a Notion
6. Judi Madsen
7. AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter
8. EQ7
9. Gwen Marston
10. (Pass on this one, too)

Our Busy Little Bunch said...

1.Joanna Figuora, Fig Tree Quilts
2.Pat Sloan
3.Sarah Fielke
4.Fabric-Etc, in Bellingham, WA
5.Pink Chalk Fabrics
6.Judi Madsen - Green Fairy Quilts
7.AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter
8.Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7)
9.Fons & Porter team, Marianne Fons and Liz Porter
10.Saw Mill Creek Cottages (Alberta, Canada)

ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

Linwood & Margaret said...

Best teacher: Jenny Doan
Best shop online: Missouri Quilt
Best author: Eleanor Burns
Lifetime Ach: Eleanor burns

Carol said...

Here's my vote:
1.Anne Sutton of Bunny Hills Designs
2.Jenny Doan, of The Missouri Star Quilt Company & also teaches at Sympoz
3.Eleanor Burns, of Quilt In A Day
4. no vote
5.Missouri Star Quilt Company
6.No vote
7. no vote
8.no vote
9.Eleanor Burns
10. no vote

Marcia W. said...

1. Designer Julie Herman
2. Teacher Alex Anderson
3. Author Elizabeth Hartmann
5. Online Store Pink chalk Fabrics
6. Long Arm Quilter Judi Madsen
7. Innovative physical Spoonflower
8. Innovative software EQ7
9. Life Time Influential Fons & Porter Team
My vote is cast. Hope I did it correctly. Darlene, Thanks for all the work to coordinate this process. No Blog alternate email mlwright29(at) hotmail(dot) com

Jill Ellis said...

2. Best Teacher: Jenny Doan, Missouri

4. Best Quilt Shop: The Quilt Barn, Puyallup WA

5. Best Quilt Store (online): Missouri Star

9. Lifetime Achievement: Eleanor Burns

Carol Sc said...

1.Carrie Nelson
2.Bonnie Hunter
3.Bonnie Hunter
4.Mary Jo's Cloth
5.Fat Quarter Shop
6.n.a.
7.Angler II
8.E.Q.
9.Eleanor Burns
10.n.a.
quiltschon@att.net

sharon said...

#1. Designer : Kim McLean
#2. Teacher : Harriet Hargranve
#3. Author : Gwen Marston
#4. Shop : Satin Moon
#5.Online shop:Hawthorne threads
#6.long arm : Jackie Kunkle
#7. Product : Accu quilt fabric cutter
#8. software: Electic Quilt 7
#9. Diane Gaudynski
10. no answer
Thanks.

Rita said...

1. Best Designer
Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill Designs
2. Best Teacher
Jenny Doan
3. Best Author
Eleanor Burns Quilt in a Day
5. Best Online Quilt Shop
Missouri Star Quilt Company
7. Most Innovative Product
AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter
9. Lifetime Achievement
Eleanor Burns Quilt in a Day

teachpany said...

My vote:
Best Designer: Sarah Vedeler
Best author: Eleanor Burns
Best teacher Alex Anderson
best quilt store brick:Cozy Quilt Shop
best quilt store online:
Quiltinaday.com
Best longarm: Jackie Kunkle
Best retreat: ?
Best inovative product: Accuquilt GO! fabric cutter
best software: EQ7
Lifetime award: Eleanor Burns

Anonymous said...

Best Teacher: Jenny Doan

best Online Quilt Shop: Missouri Star Quilt Company

valerie said...

Best Teacher: Jenny Doan

best Online Quilt Shop: Missouri Star Quilt Company

Anonymous said...

Here is how my vote goes.
1. Jessica J. E. Smith from Quilt & Needle

2. Sue Patten

3. Pat Sloan

5. Sew Sisters.com in Canada

6. Sue Patten

7. Accu Quilt Go Fabric cutter

8. Inklingo by Linda Franz

9. Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville

So glad to participate
debbie2131@hotmail.com
just voted for what I know of firsthand. Thanks for arranging this.
Debbieann

Dee said...

1) Best Designer
Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie Quilts

2) Best Teacher/Instructor
Karen Kay Buckley

3) Best Author
Sandra Leichner


4) Best Quilt Store (Physical)
Mary Jo's in Gastonia NC

5) Best Quilt Store (online)
Fat Quarter Shop

6) Best Long Arm Quilter
Thearica Burroughs, Pigtales & Quilts

7) Most Innovative product (physical item)
Spoonflower

8) Most Innovated product (software item)
Inklingo, by Linda Franz

9) Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement"
Diane Gaudynski

Thanks for organizing this!

leannlafave said...

1) Camille Roskelley
2) Alex Anderson
3) Gwen Marston
4) The Quilted Kitty
5) Hawthorne Threads
6) Natalia Bonner
7) HQ Sweet 16
8) EQ7
9) Alex Anderson
10)That Dam Christmas Party

crazy quilter said...
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Susan said...

Hello Susan Here

1) Best Designer Verna Mosquera
3) Best Author - Cheryl Lynch
4) Best Quilt Store - Monica's Quilt and Bead shop
5) Best online - Crazy Quilt Girl Fabric Shop
7) Best innovative product LAPEL STICK!!!! It Rocks
10) Best Quilt Retreat - Two Wacky Women

coderd@telus.net

crazy quilter said...

Here are my votes for some categorise,

Best Designer: Pat sloan
best teacher: Jenny Doan (missouri store quilt company)
Best quilt store: Fabric Shack
Best quilt store on line: Missouri store quilt company
Life time achievement: Pat sloan
Thanks for the opportunity!

Quiltingnewbie said...

Here are my votes :

1. best Designer....Pat Sloane

Best Online Store: Shabby Fabrics

Best Long Arm Quilter-Thearica Burroughs-Pigates & Quits

Anonymous said...

7. Most innovative product - Lapel Stick

Darla said...

Best Designer Linda Winters of B Bumble & Co

Kathleen C. said...

My votes are:
Best Author: Gwen Marston

Best Quilt Store (Online): Canton Village Quilt Shop

Lifetime Award: Gwen Marston

Thanks very much.
villagequilterATgmailDOTcom

Wendy said...

This is rough ... choosing the best from the best??? Ugh ... but here are a couple of my votes, just for those I've got experience with:
1. Joanna Figuora
2 Bonnie Hunter
3 Eleanor Burns
5 Fat Quarter Shop
6 Millie Kriel
7 Acuquilt Go Cutter
9 Eleanor Burns

Thank you for all your efforts on this project!!

stofgenoeg said...

And the votes from Rotterdam are:
1. Best Designer: Kim McLean
3. Best Author: Linda Franz
8. Most innovated product software: Inklingo

Anonymous said...

1.Patrick Lose
2.Sharon Schamber
3. Patrick Lose
4. Fabric.com
5. Quiltz
6. Jessica Jones (have you seen her website??!!)
7. Accucutter
8. EQ7
9.Eleanor Burns
10. Dam Christmas Party

Jenny said...

Best teacher-Jenny Doan
Best online store Missouri Star Quilt CO.

Q said...

Here is my Vote:
1- Best Designer
Camille Roskelly (Thimble Blossoms)
5- Best Quilt Store Online
Fat Quarter Shop

Sally said...

1. Jessica J. E. Smith, mystery quilt designer of Quilt & Needle
2 Since Eleanor wasn't listed: Jenny Doan, of The Missouri Star Quilt Company
3. Eleanor Burns, of Quilt In A Day
4. (Since QIAD wasn't listed) Rosies Calico Cupboard, San Diego, CA
5. Quilt In A Day
7. AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter
8. Kaleidoscope Kreator
9. Eleanor Burns, Quilt in a Day
(yes, I know she won last year)

M.Sue said...

Here's my vote:
#3 Best Author - Linda Franz
#8 Most Innovated Product - Inklingo by Linda Franz

Pat said...

I'm only voting in two categories:

Best physical quilt shop: Serendipity in Dagsboro, DE

Most Innovative Quilting Product:
GO! cutter by AccuQuilt

Jane in FL said...

3. Best Author
Linda Franz

8. Most Innovative Software
Inklingo

Jane in FL

Cathi said...

My vote:

1. Best Designer: Joanna Figuora/Fig Tree Quilts
2. Best Teacher - no vote
3. Best Author - Linda Franz
4. Best Physical Quilt Store - no vote
5. Best Online Quilt Store - Sew Sisters
6. Best Long-Arm Quilter - no vote
7. Most Innovative Physical Product - no vote
8. Most Innovated Software Product - Inklingo by Linda Franz
9. Lifetime Achievement - Harriet Hargrave
10. Best Retreat -- no vote

Anonymous said...

Best Designer: Patrick Lose
Best Teacher: Kay Capps Cross
Best Author: Patrick Lose
Best Quilt Shop: Quiltz, Phoenix AZ
Best Long Armer: Jessica Jones
Life Time Achv: Patrick Lose
Best Retreat: That Dam Christmas Party, Boulder City, NV

grush215@aol.com

Carmen said...

1) Joanna Figuora, Fig Tree Quilts
2) Jenny Doan, of The Missouri Star Quilt Company
3) Pat Sloan
4) Missouri Star Quilt Co.
5) Missouri Star Quilt Co.
6)
7) AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter
8) Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7)

Anonymous said...

here's my vote
#4 - Best Quilt Store - physical
FABRIC EXPRESSIONS

Pam said...

3. Best Author
Linda Franz

8. Most Innovative Software
Inklingo

Charlsey said...

My votes are:
1. Best Designer - Harriet Hargrove
2. Best Teacher - Bonnie Hunter
3. Best Author - Linda Franz - INKLINGO
8. Software - INKLINGO by Linda Franz
9. Lifetime - Harriet Hargrove

Tiffaney said...

1) Jessica J. E. Smith, mystery quilt designer of Quilt & Needle

3) Judy Laquidara, Patchwork Times

4) Fat Quarters Quilt Shop Vista, CA

5) Fat Quarter Shop

6) Natalia Bonner, Piece N Quilt

7) AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter

8) Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7)

9) Eleanor Burns, Quilt in a Day

Anonymous said...

Best Physical quilt shop-Serendipity Quilt Shop

Judi said...

Best Physical Quilt Shop - Serendipity in Dagsboro, DE. Friendliest, great fabric selection!

quiltingnana said...

best shop....Serendipity in Dagsboro, DE

best innovative product....the Accuquilt GO cutter

Lifetime achievement - Eleanor Burns

Lizzie said...

Best Designer:
Jessica J.E. Smith of the Quilt and Needle

Chef Mama Lori said...

1. Best Designer--Bari J. Ackerman
2. Best Teacher--Jenny Doan
3. Best Author--Bari J. Ackerman
5. Best shop online--fabric.com
7. Product--Accuquilt Go
9. Lifetime---Alex Anderson

Kat said...

best designer
Jessica J E Smith of "Quilt and Needle"

Hillbilly Handiworks said...

Designer: Aneela Hoey
Teacher: Jenny Doan
Physical store: the Quilt Barn
Innovative product: Spoonflower
Lifetime: Alex Anderson

Prissy said...

Designer - Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie Quilts
Instructor - Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co
Best Author - Kim Diehl
Best Quilt Store - Tiny Stitches
Best online Quilt Store - Canton Village Quiltworks
Best Longarm Quilter - Judi Madsen, Green Fairy Quilts
Most Innovative Product - Bias Stripper, Quilt in a Day
Most Innovative Product (software) - Inklingo, Linda Franz
Most Influential Person, Lifetime Achievement - Eleanor Burns
Best Quilt Retreat - no vote

Peggy Reilly said...

Here are my votes:
1. Carrie Nelson
2. Bonnie Hunter
3. Kim Brackett
4. Cozy Quilt Shop
5. Fat Quarter Shop
6. Mary Flynn
7. Angler II
8. Inklingo
9. Eleanor Burns
10. Two Wacky Women

scottylover said...

Here are my votes:

1. Julie Herman, Jaybird quilts
2. Pat Sloan
3. Eleanor Burns
5. Fat Quarter Shop
6. Judi Madsen, Green Fairy Quilts
7. AccuQuilt Go! Fabric cutter
8. EQ7
9. Pat Sloan

Thanks!

Jean said...

3. Eleanor Burns
4. Quilted Kitty, Lincoln Ne
5. Canton Village Quilt Works
7. Spoonflower
8. EQ 7
9. Eleanor Burns

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Best Designer: Aneela Hoey of Comfortstitching and Sherbet Pips
Best Teacher: Kay Mackenzie
Best Author: Kim Brackett, Magnolia Bay Quilts
Best Quilt Store: No Answer
Best Online Quilt Store: Fat Quarter Shop
Best Longarmer: Jackie Kunkle (Canton Village Quiltworks)
Best Innovative Product:Spoonflower
Best Innovative Software:No Answer
Lifetime Achievement: Kate Spain
Best Retreat: no answer

Anonymous said...

Best Quilt Store
Serendipity Quilt Shop, Dagsboro, DE

Anonymous said...

Jenny Doan for best teacher ever!!
I love Basic Grays designs for Moda

Anonymous said...

Best Store: Missouri Star Quilt Company

Jim & Sandy said...

1. Best teacher
Jenny Doan

2. Best quilt store online
The Missouri Star Quilt Co

Living in Western Australia I am not familiar with your other contestants but I am sure they are all worthy of the awards. Hooray for the internet.
Sandy Batorfi

Dana said...

1. Jess J. E. Smith of The Quilt and Needle
3. Tonya Ricucci (UnRuly Quilter)
5. Fat Quarter Shop
6. Judi Madson , Green Fairy Quilts
7. Spoonflower
8. Electric Quilt Software
9. Dean Neumann, of EQ

Lisa P said...

Best Long Arm Quilter- Thearica Burroughs

Best Quilt Shop (physical)- Mary Jo’s

Best Quilt Store (online)- Fat Quarter Shop

Innovative product- Spoonflower

Innovative Software- EQ7

Lifetime Achievement- Alex Anderson

Susan said...

Voting for:
1. Best Designer
Sarah Vedeler

2. Best Teacher/Instructor
Alex Anderson

3. Best Author
Harriet Hargrave

5. Best Quilt Store (online)
Fat Quarter Shop

7. Most Innovative product (physical item)
AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter

8. Most Innovative product (software)
Bernina Cutwork tool & software

9. Most influential person in the world of quilting to date
Alex Anderson

Al said...

1. Carrie Nelson
2. Jenny Doan
3. Eleanor Burns
5. Missouri Star Quilt Co

Anonymous said...

My vote...
1. This and That
2. Alex Anderson
3. Eleanor Burns
5. Fat Quarter Shop
6. Judi Madsen
7. Lapel Stick
8. EQ7
9. Elanor Burns

bevvreeland@yahoo.com
thank you

Lynn W. said...

My votes:

2. Alex Anderson
3. Bonnie Hunter
4. Cozy Quilt
5. Whittle's
7. Angler II
8. EQ
9. Lynette Jensen

Shruti said...

1. Best Designer : Aneela Hoye
2. Best Author : Elizabeth Hartman
3. Best Online Quilt Store : Fat Quarter shop
4. Most Innovative product (physical item): Fusi-Boo Batting, by Fairfield Processing
5. Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement" : Pat sloan

Cindy said...

for Best Quilt Designer, I vote for Jessica J. E. Smith, mystery quilt designer of Quilt & Needle!
Thank you!

jennifer said...

4. Best Quilt Store (Physical)
Fabric Expressions, Littleton CO

Thank you!

Anonymous said...

for Best Designer I vote for: Jessica J. E. Smith, mystery quilt designer of Quilt & Needle.
Thank you!

Anonymous said...

1. Jess J. E. Smith of The Quilt and Needle
3. Tonya Ricucci, UnRuly Quilter
5. Fat Quarter Shop

dsmithrocks@gmail.com

Needle in a haystack said...

Best retreat: Two Wacky Women!

Anonymous said...

Best Author - Linda Franz
Most Innovative Product (Software) - Inklingo Linda Franz

Anonymous said...

1.Sandra Leichner
2.Elly Sienkiewicz
3.Sandra Leichner
4.FabricShack
5.No Vote
6.No Vote
7.No Vote
8.Inklingo
9.Eleanor Burns
10.No Vote

Anonymous said...

I want to vote for Fabric Expressions as best quilt store thank you nabanner@yahoo.com

lasore13 said...

My votes:

5) Fat Quarter Shop
7) AccuQuilt Go! Baby

I lacking the knowledge of the nominees in the other categories to make an objective judgement.
But the Awards have certainly made sure I'll check them out soon!

Great idea! Thanks!

Rilene said...

2. Alex Anderson
3. Harriet Hargrave
5. Fabric.com
7. HQ Sweet Sixteen

JCnNC said...

1. Designer - Csrrie Nelson
2. Teacher - Bonnie Hunter
3. Author - Kim Brackett
4. Store - Mary Jo's
5. On-line Store - Fabric Buffet
6. Quilter-Mary Flynn, Quilt Hollow
7. N/A
8. Software - Quilt Album
9. Achievement - Bonnie Hunter
10. N/A

Cyn ;-) said...

My votes are:

Best author: LINDA FRANZ

Best innovative/software: INKLINGO by Linda Franz

Best Fabric store/physical: PARADISE QUILTING, Escondido, CA

Lifetime achievment: HARRIET HARGRAVE

Thank you for all your hard work organzing this.

Barbara Campbell said...

1. Best Designer - Lacey J. Hill
2. Best Teacher - Sue Nickels
3. Best Author - Linda Franz
4. Best Quilt Store - Quilting Possibilities in NJ
5. Best Shop Online - Fabric.com
6.
7. Most Innovative Product - HQ Sweet Sixteen
8. Best Software - Inklingo
9. Lifetime Achievement - Ricky Tims
10.

Patty D from NC said...

1. Carrie Nelson
2. Jenny Doan
3.
4. MaryJo's
5. Old Country Fabrics
6. Judi Madsen
7. SPoonflower
8.
9. Lynette Jenson

DonnaP said...

1) Best Designer - Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie Quilts

2) Best Teacher/Instructor - Bonnie Hunter

3) Best Author - Bonnie Hunter

7) Most Innovative product (physical item) AccuQuilt Go! Baby

9) Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement" Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville

Thank you!

Carol from Panama said...

Here are my votes:

Best Designer
Kim McLean

Best Author
Linda Franz

Best Quilt Store (online)
Canton Village Quilt Works

Best Longarm Quilter
Jackie Kunkle of Canton Village Quilt Works

Most Innovative Product (software item)
Inklingo - Linda Franz

Anonymous said...

My votes are:
2. Best teacher-Bonnie Hunter Quiltville

9. Lifetime acheivement: Bonnie Hunter Quiltville

She encourages us to not waste our fabric stash.
Thanks for this great list

Anonymous said...

1. Anne Sutton
2. Mary Ellen Von Holt
3. Kim Diehl
4. Little Quilts
5. Fat Qtr Shop
6. Don't know
7. Accu Quilt Go
8. EQ
9. Harriet Hargrave
10. Don't know

Anonymous said...

Best innovative product
Inklingo Linda Franz

Cheryl said...

Best teacher - Bonnie Hunter

Best quilt store - Rosie's Calico Cupboard

Best online store- Mo Star Quilt Company

Anonymous said...

Best Physical Quilt Shop is SERENDIPITY QUILT SHOP, Dagsboro, DE Great selection; best on the Eastern Shore!! Mary

Anonymous said...

Best physical quilt shop is Serendipity Quilt Shop, Dagsboro, DE ....BK

Cam said...

So many great nominees!

1. Pat Sloan
2. Jenny Doan
4. Glacier Quilts of Kalispell, Montana
5. Sew-Sisters (great site)
7. Lapel Stick (amazing adhesive)
9. Pat Sloan

cameron.durand at gmail com

Anonymous said...

Best Designer - Lacey J Hill
Best Long ARm Quilter - Sarah Hahn
Best Quilt Store - Quilting Possibilities
Best Retreat - BBQ - Wildwood
Best Author - Linda Hahn - New York Beauty Simplified
Best Teacher - Linda hahn

Lisa Marie said...

I vote for
best author: Judy Laquidara
best online store: fabric.com

NikiQuilts said...

My votes are as follows:
1. designer - melody miller
2. teacher - bonnie hunter
3. author - bonnie hunter
4. quilt shop - harriet's treadle art
5. quilt shop - fat quarter shop
6. long arm - millie kriel
7. most innovative product - bias stripper
8. software - quilt album
9. lifetime achiev. - bonnie hunter
10. best retreat - cindy casiato, idaho
Thanks for asking!

joycem said...

My votes:
1. Best designer - Sharyn Craig
2. Best teacher - Bonnie Hunter
3. Best author - Linda Franz
4. Best physical store - Mary Jo's
5. Best online store - Fat Quarter Shop
7. Most innovative - Accuquilt Go Cutter
8. Most innovative - Inklingo
9. Most influential - Gwen Marston

Deb said...

1) Carrie Nelson
3) Kim Brackett
5) Fat Quarter Shop
6) Mary Flynn
9) Fons & Porter Team

Emily said...

Best Quilt Shop (physical): Serendipity Quilt Shop!!

Emily said...

Best Quilt Shop (physical): Serendipity Quilt Shop!!

Anonymous said...

My votes for the Best
1. Best Designer
Verna Mosquera, Vintage Spool
2. Best Teacher
Sharon Schamber
3. Best Author
Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville
8. Most innovative product software
EQ7
9. Most influential person
Alex Anderson

Sheila Bayley bayleysm@softcom.net

Anonymous said...

1) Anne Sutton
2) Alex Anderson
3) Eleanor Burns
4) Febric-Etc, Bellingham WA
5) Fat Quarter Shop
6) -
7) AccurQuilt Go Fabric Cutter
8) EQ7
9) Eleanor Burns
10) -

Anonymous said...

best quilt shop: Quiltz
best designer: Patrick Lose
best longarm quilter: Jessica Jones

Jane said...

BEST retreat: Sawmill Creek Cottages!!!! :)

Pati, in Phx said...

1. Carrie Nelson
3. Linda Franz
4. QuiltZ in Phoenix
7. SpoonFlower
8. Inklingo
9. Harriet Hargrave
10. That Dam Christmas Party (I really want to attend this some year)


Pati, in Phx
paticooks@gmail.com

Judy said...

Best Designer: Meg Hawkey
Best Teacher: Eleanor Burns
Best Author: Eleanor Burns
Best Quilt Store: Sew Sisters Quilt Shop (Toronto, Canada)
Best Online Quilt Store: Sew Sisters Quilt Shop
Best Longarmer: Sandy Lindal/Cheryl Smith (Tie)
Best Innovative Product: Accuquilt Go
Best Innovative Software: EQ7
Lifetime Achievement: Eleanor Burns
Best Retreat: Sew Sisters

Anonymous said...

Best online store: SewSisters!

Judy said...

Best Online Quilt Shop; Sew Sisters Quilt Shop! Thanks for the nomination! Judy

L A said...

Best Designer -- Jessica J.E. Smith of http://thequiltandneedle.com for her fabulous mysteries -- they are always fun, always innovative, and yield a quilt you want to keep!

Anonymous said...

Best on-line store: Sew Sisters (Toronto)
Best author: Kim Diehl

asarsfield@hotmail.com

Linda said...

Most Innovative Product: EQ7

Most Influential Person: Harriet Hargrave

Anonymous said...

Best Quilt Store (online): Sew-Sisters.com

Good quality ... fast service ... excellent customer care!

Crystal said...

We love Fabric Expressions in Littleton CO. Great selection, warm and friendly help, expert advice.

Cynthia said...

Best Designer: Carrie Nelson
Best Teacher: Bonnie Hunter
(loved her classes atRoad2California)
Best Author: Bonnie Hunter
Best Online Shop: Fat Quarter Shop
Lifetime Achievement: Fons & Porter

And kudos to all those nominated!

Cynthia

Anonymous said...

3. Lindz franz
7. Accuquilt GO
8. EQ7

Cheryl said...

1. Carol Doak
2. Sharon Schamber
3. Eleanor Burns
4. The Quilt Barn, Puyallup, WA
5. Fat Quarter Shop
6. No Vote
7. Accuquilt Go, Fabric Cutter
8. Pro-Q Designer
9. Eleanor Burns
10. No Vote

Heartsdesire said...

Here are my votes:
1. Best Designer: Carrie Nelson - Miss Rosie's Quilts
2. Best Teacher: Alex Anderson
3. Best Author: Kim Brackett
4. Best Quilt Store (physical): Satin Moon, Victoria, B.C.
5. Best Quilt Store (online): Fat Quarter Shop
6. Best Long Arm Quilter: Judi Madsen
7. Best Innovative Product (physical): AccuQuilt GO! fabric cutter
8. Best Innovative Product (software item): Quilt Album
9. Most Influential Person in the Quilting World: Nancy J. Martin
10. Best Quilt Retreat: North Bow Lodge (Alberta, Canada
Thanks for hosting this amazing event.

MG said...

1. Best Designer - Julie Herman
2. Best Teacher - Jenny Doan
3. Best Author - Elizabeth Hartman
4. Best Quilt Store - if write-ins are allowed, my vote is Stonemountain and Daughter in Berkeley, CA
5. Best Shop Online - Fat Quarter Shop
6. Best Long Arm Quilter - n/a
7. Most Innovative Product - n/a
8. Best Software - EQ7
9. Lifetime Achievement - Gwen Marston
10. n/a

Karen said...

Here's my vote:
1. Best Designer Joanna Figuora
2. Best Teacher Pat Sloan
3. Best Author Pat Sloan
4. Best Quilt Store n/a
5. Best Quilt Store on-line Fat Quarter Shop
6. Best Longarm Quilter Sue Patten
7. Most Innov Product Accuquilt Go! Baby
8. Most Inno Product (software) Kaleidoscope Kreator
9. Most Influential Person Alex Anderson
10. Best Quilt Retreat n/a

Anonymous said...

I want to vote for Jessica Smith. She is a wonderful creative quilt designer.

Momma Made This said...

5. Best Online Quilt Store: Shabby Fabrics
8. Most Innovative Software: Inklingo
9. Lifetime Achievement: Alex Anderson

Lyn said...

1. Best Designer: Anne Sutton
2. Best Teacher/Instructor: Elly Sienkiewicz
3. Best Author: Kathleen Tracy
4. Best Physical Store: Little Quilts, Marietta, GA
5. Best Online Store: Burgundy Buttons
6. Best Long Arm Quilter: Judi Madsen
7. Most Innovative Physical product: Spoonflower
8. Most Innovative Software Product: Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7)
9. Most Influential person: Eleanor Burns
10. Best Quilt Retreat: no knowledge here, skipping category

It was tough to pick one in several of the categories! Look forward to seeing the results.

Joyful Quilter said...

1. Best designer - Heather Ross
2. Best teacher - Bonnie Hunter
3. Best author - Elizabeth Hartman
4. Best physical store - A Quilted Heart - Vacaville, CA
5. Best online store - I Have A Notion
6. Best longarm quilter - Mary Flynn Quilt Hollow

Anonymous said...

Here is how my vote goes.
1. Jessica J. E. Smith from Quilt & Needle
3. Pat Sloan
7. Accu Quilt Go Fabric cutter
9. Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville

stitch_days said...

1) Best Designer
Anne Sutton of Bunny Hills Designs

2) Best Teacher/Instructor
Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville

3) Best Author
Judy Laquidara, Patchwork Times

5) Best Quilt Store (online)
Fabric.com

8) Most Innovated product (software item)
Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7)

9) Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement"
Fons & Porter team, Marianne Fons and Liz Porter

Rita E in AZ
requilt (at) yahoo (dot) com

Britt-Inger said...

Here´s my vote
Best Designer
Anne Sutton of Bunny Hills Designs

Alison said...

1. Joanna Figoura
2. Carol Doak
3 Lynn Jensen
4. Fabric Expressions
5.Missouri Star Quilt Company
6.
7.Cutting Corners Ruler set, by Sharyn Craig
8.Kaleidoscope Kreator
9. Harriet Hargrave
10

Britt-Inger said...

Best quilt designer
Annie Sutton of Bunny Hills Design

luvtoquilt said...

Best Designer - Anne Sutton
Best Teacher - Carol Doak
Best Author - Harriet Hargrave
Best Quilt Store - Monica's Quilts
Best on line store - Fat Quarter
Lifetime Achievement - Eleanor Burns

Thanks for putting this together -- I would love to win one of the Fat Quarter certificates!

Lynn S said...

Here are the ones I'm voting on:
Best desiner: Sandra Leichner
Best author: Sandra Leichner
Best on-line quilt store: Fat Quarter
Life time award: Diane Gaudynski

Kim with a K said...

1. Best Designer
Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill Designs

2. Best Author
Kim Diehl

9. Most Influential Person
Pat Sloan

Rhonda P. said...

My votes:
1) Best Designer-Erin Russek
2) Best Teacher-Mary Buvia
3) Best Author-Karla Alexander
4) no vote
5) Best Quilt Store (online)-I Have A Notion
6) no vote
7) no vote
8) Most Innovative Product (software)-Electric Quilt 7
9) Diane Gaudynski
10) no vote

Terri Hulse said...

If I could cast a thousand votes for her I would:

Best Long Arm Quilter: Jessica Jones

She's the BEST!!!!

Peggy said...

(3)Best Author: Linda Franz
(8) Most Innovative Product (Software Item): Linda Franz

Loose Threads said...

1. Best Designer
Anne Sutton of Bunny Hills Designs

3. Best Author
Kim Diehl

5) Best Quilt Store (online)
Fabric Buffet

9) Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement"
Kate Spain

Ina said...

Best Designer: Aneela Hoey of Comfortstitching and Sherbet Pips

Sue G. said...

#3 Elisabeth Hartmann
#5 Fat Quarter Shop

svelder said...

Here's my votes:
3 Best Author Linda Franz
8 Most Innovated Product (software item) Inklingo Linda Franz

Anonymous said...

Best on line quilt store is Sew Sisters in Canada

Joe said...

4. Best Quilt Store (Physical)
Fabric Expressions, Littleton CO

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Anonymous said...

The best online quilt store in the world is my mom's shop...Sew Sisters!

Dan@swartzbrothers.com

Anonymous said...

My vote goes to Fabric Expressions..for Categ.#4...owner is Alison Wise. ....in Littleton, Colo........"Good luck!!! m. brannon

Quilting_Chris said...

1) Best Designer - Sarah Vedeler

2) Best Teacher/Instructor - Sue Patten

3) Best Author - Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville

4) Best Quilt Store (Physical) - Rosies Calico Cupboard, San Diego, CA

5) Best Quilt Store (online) - Fat Quarter Shop

6) Best Long Arm Quilter - Sue Patten

7) Most Innovative product (physical item) - AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter

8) Most Innovated product (software item) - Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7)

9) Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement" - Alex Anderson

10) Best Quilt Retreat - No Answer

Anonymous said...

I don't know enough about the American designers, teachers etc., but I'd like to cast my vote for best online shop - Sew Sisters in Canada !
Cathy Martin
kraftstogo@aol.com

peggyschu1 said...

1. Best Teacher
Jenny Doan

2. Best Quilt Company (online)
Missouri Star Quilt Company

3. Innovatice Product
AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter

4. Lifetime Achievemnet Award
Alex Anderson

Becky said...

So exciting to vote for these wonderful quilt people"
1. Carrie Nelson
2. Pay Wys
3. Kim Brockett
4. Little Quilts
5. Fat Quarter Shop
6. Mary Flynn
7. Accuquilt Go
8. EQ7
9. Alex Anderson
10. I don't have experience with any of these retreats.

Thank you for obtaining these wonderful prizes. The following appeal to me:
1, 6, 9, 10, 12, 18, 19, 28

Have a wonderful weekend!

Karieann said...

My vote for best online retailer is SewSisters.com. (Although their brick and mortar store is pretty good too!) They are a terrific business, with great ladies. :-)

Vicki said...

1-Sharyn Craig
2- Bonnie Hunter
3- Bonnie Hunter
4- Mary Jo's
7- Accuquilt Go
8- EQ7
9- Elenor Burns

Becky said...

I have blogged about your wonderful Golden Quilter Awards. Thanks so much!
http://quiltingbooklady.blogspot.com/2011/03/i-ts-time-to-vote-for-your-favorites-in.html


Great prizes!
1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6,7 .9, 10,12,18,19,28 are my favorites.

jan said...

Fun voting choices.
1 best designer Joanna Figuora
2 best teacher Alex Anderson
3 best author Eleanor Burns
4 best quilt store The Quilt Barn
5 best quilt store Fat Quarter Shop
6 best long arm quilte no vote
7 most innovative prod. Accuquilt go fabric cutte
8 most innovative prod. EQ7
9 lifetime achiev. Nancy J. Martin
10 best qlt retreat no vote

Leslie said...

So many wonderful nominees, it is difficult to choose. Here goes...
1- Designer: Erin Russek
2- Teacher: Jenny Doan
3- Author: Judy Laquidara
5- Online Shop: The Quilted Kitty
6- Longarm quilter: Jessica Jones
7- Innovative Product: Accuquilt Go Cutter
8- Innovative Software: Inklingo
9- Lifetime Achievement: Dean Neumann (EQ)

And thanks to SewCal Gal for hosting the awards.

Sue said...

Best designer: Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill Designs

Best Teacher: Bonnie Hunter of Quiltville

Best Author: Sandra Leichner

Best Long Arm Quilter: Judi Madsen of Green Fairy Quilts

Most Innovative Product: Spoonflower

Most Innovative Software Item: EQ7

Most Influential Quilting Person: Alex Anderson

As for the quilt stores, I can see that I need to visit each one so that I can make a good decision. I'll get right on that!

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