Nancy Tejo from Merrick is a semifinalist for the 2015 American Quilters Society QuiltWeek-Lancaster Pennsylvania, March 11-14, at the Lancaster County Convention Center. Nancy has been chosen to display the quilt, Butterfly, along with 200 others in the AQS contest. First, Second and Third place prizes in seven categories will be awarded, along with six overall awards including Best in Show. Regardless of how Butterfly places in the final judging, all semifinalists’ quilts will be displayed at the show, which is expected to draw more than 15,000 people.
AQS Founder and President Meredith Schroeder says, “This year’s quilter show off the artistry of quilters in traditional as well as innovative techniques. There is something for everyone to enjoy in the Lancaster quilt contest.
Quilts were entered in the international contest from 36 US states and nine other countries.