Gallery of Quilt Art winners

The winners traveled to Houston to receive their prizes during the International Quilt Association's lunch  held during Quilt Festival.  Nearly 1,000 quilters as well as prominent staff members from Quilts Inc. attended the lunch and presentation. 

The First Prize winners, Inge Mardal and Steen Hougs, received a cash prize, a brand new Husqvarna Viking Designer SE sewing and embroidery machine as well as a crystal trophy designed specifically for the Gallery of Quilt Art by the renowned Swedish Glass Artist Bertil Vallien.

From left; Vicki Mangum, Special Exhibits, Karey Bresenhan, President, Quilts Inc. Barbara Dorn, Honorable Mention, GA, Helen Godden, Second Prize, Australia; Nancy O'Bryant, Vice President, Quilts Inc. and Steen Hougs and Inge Mardal, First Prize, France