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The Winners
240 wonderful quilts from 23 continents were sent in, among which 50 works were selected to be part of the highly anticipated Patchwork & Quilt Expo VIII. The biennial consumer show that unites quilt lovers, collectors and artists from all over Europe, took place April 4-7 2002, at the Palacio de Congresos in Barcelona, Spain.
Best of Show Award
”Oh! To dance with a dolphin”
Debra Jo Hardman, USA

Materials and techniques: Machine pieced and appliqued. Free motion embroidery and quilting. Machine beaded, glass and crystal beads. Fabrics both commercial and hand dyed cottons. Mettalic, cotton and rayon threads. Warm and natural cotton batting.
Quilting and/or Embroidery Award
"Repainting Boudin"
”Repainting Boudin” created by Tiziana Tateo from Italy.
Innovative Use of Sewing Machine Award
"Snowflakes 2001"
”Snowflakes 2001” created by Satu Itäpää from Finland.
Theme Interpretation Award
"Changing Dandelion"
”Changing Dandelion” created by Elsbeth Nusser – Lampe from Germany.
Sense of Humour Award
"Freedom for housework"
”Freedom for housework” created by Dorothy Stapelton from United Kingdom.