Winning Modern Quilts

Road 2014 offered for the first time a Modern Quilting category for the Quilt Showcase. Prize money for this category totaled $4,650 and was donated by Modern Quilts Unlimited, Stash Books/C&T Publishing, and Robert Kaufman Co. Inc.  Judging was done by Jacquie Gering and Stevii Graves. Here are the inaugural winners:

Best Modern Quilt by Claire Victor

Best Modern


Best Modern Piecing by Timna Tarr

Modern Piecing


Best Negative Space Design by Alissa H. CarltonBest Use of Negative Design

1st Place Modern Negative Space by Catherine Redford1st place Negative Space

1st Place Modern Piecing by Alissa H. Carlton1st place modern piecing

2nd Place Modern Negative Space by Alissa H. Carlton2nd  Place Modern Negative Space

3rd Place Modern Negative Space by Ms. Gerrie L. Thompson3rd Place Modern Negative Space

If you enjoy a modern challenge, watch out for an announcement regarding next year’s contest rules featuring Quilted in Honor and Island Batik fabrics.