The envelopes are opened and SewCalGal has announced the official winners of the 2011 Golden Quilter Awards.
Best DesignerAnne Sutton of Bunny Hill Designs
Best Teacher/Instructor Bonnie Hunter, Quiltville
Best AuthorEleanor Burns, of Quilt In A Day
Best Quilt Store (Physical) Mary Jo's in Gastonia NC
Best Quilt Store (online)Fat Quarter Shop
Best Long Arm QuilterJudi Madsen - Green Fairy Quilts
Most Innovative product (physical item)AccuQuilt Go! Fabric Cutter
Most Innovated product (software item)EQ7, by The Electric Quilt Company
Most influential person in the world of quilting to-date, aka "Lifetime Achievement"Eleanor Burns, Quilt in a Day
10) Best Quilt RetreatTwo Wacky Woman (Southern California)
The sponsors for the 2011 Golden Quilter Awards and giveaway are:
- CT Publishing
- Dragon Threads, Extraordinary Textile Art Books
- The Electric Quilt Company
- Fat Quarter Shop
- Fairfield Processing .
- Martingale & Company, Home of That Patchwork Place
- Margaret Bucklew, of Patterns 2 Quilt and Chiseled in Cloth
- Prairie Moon Quilts
- Stitch in the Ditch .
- Sew Fun Quilts and Judy's ETSY store.