Juanita is the Overall Champion at the National Quilt Championships

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In June 2014 the National Quilt Championships was held at Sandown Exhibition Centre in Surrey. Juanita entered her thread portrait of her daughters Shared Jeans. Juanita said ‘I was surprised that the piece was accepted, I thought it might not have been accepted as it is not a traditional quilt’.

Not only was the piece accepted it won Overall Champion along with four other awards: Machine Quilting award, Large Wall Hanging award, Art Quilt award and Judges Choice.

Juanita said she was ‘honoured to win Overall Champion and really pleased to get recognition for all her hard work’. The Bernina Blog includes a piece on the win:

http://blog.bernina.com/en/2014/07/champion-quilt-2014-created-on-a-bernina-1008/


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