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Judy Taylor became a National Quilting Association (NQA) Certified Judge in 2011. She is also a charter member of the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges (NAQCJ). She met the requirements to evaluate Masterpiece Quilts in 2014, and is currently a qualified instructor for the Two-Day Introduction to Quilting Seminar. She currently judges on a local, regional and national level and prides herself on always providing constructive, supportive, and meaningful judging comments.
Judy is a Past President of the National Quilting Association, Inc. (NQA), the Arizona Quilters Guild (AQG) and Arizona Longarm Quilters Association (AZLAQ).
Judy currently lives in Scottsdale, AZ. In her spare time, she loves to travel, always visiting quilt shops and quilt shows along the way.
Karen took her first quilting class in 1998, and has been involved ever since. She quickly joined the local quilting guild, where she held several offices and committee chairs. She served on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Heritage Quilt Show from 2000-2012, including two terms as Chairman of the Board. She was Secretary for the National Quilting Association from 2008 through 2012, and was a Co-Director of the National Quilting Association’s Annual Show in 2012 and 2013. She has been part of the management teams for 16 regional and national quilt shows and competitions.
Karen is a National Quilting Association Certified Quilt Judge, and has judged locally, regionally and nationally since 2000. She has been involved in the judging of more than 12,000 quilts. She is a member of the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges, and is qualified to judge Masterpiece Quilts.
She is also a Qualified Instructor for the Two Day Judging Seminar offered by the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges. This seminar is intended for those who wish to improve their quiltmaking skills, or to become quilt judges. Karen is a “Certified Threadologist” after completing a workshop offered by Superior Threads about the science of the many threads offered in the marketplace.
Having won numerous local, regional and national awards, her designs can be found in books and magazines, and her quilts have been commissioned by Indiana University and private collections. She spends her time judging, lecturing, designing and teaching. She also enjoys making quilts for competition, family and charity.
Karen graduated from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. She and her husband live on 30 wooded acres near Bloomington, Indiana. They are parents to three grown sons and are grandparents to Jordan, Lee, Kira, Vivienne, James and Joelle, and another baby girl due in late Fall.
Rules and Regs and Contract forms below
All quilts must have a sleeve stitched to the top of the quilt on the back for hanging the quilt.
Wall-hangings and large quilts need a 4” or larger sleeve placed just under the binding at the top of the quilt.
Quilts longer than 86” must have a sleeve attached no more than 86” from the bottom of the quilt.
Miniature quilts must have a 2” or larger sleeve for hanging
LABELS: Each entry must have a label.
The label must include your name, title of the entry, and address. Please SEW labels securely to quilts on the lower left corner in the back. SEW labels securely to garments on the inside of the garment and attach securely to dolls or 3-D items under the base of the items. For judging, labels must be covered with fabric (please baste in place - do not use pins) so that maker(s) of items will remain anonymous during judging.
Please download, complete and turn in if you want to enter a quilt into the show.
For all the forms used in the show click on the drop down menu and choose Joy of Quilts Forms.
Find what is needed to enter, deadlines, rules, etc. for the show
See the list of requirements and categories.
Rules, regulations and Contract Forms
Information on how and where to attach sleeves and labels.
Use Signup Genius to signup to help before, during and after the show!
By entering a quilt, permission is granted to the Quilt Guild of Greater Houston (QGGH) for the right to photograph the entry for its files, publicity or promotional purposes in all media types. This permission remains in effect and on file until revoked IN WRITING. I understand that I am responsible of insuring my own entry (entries). I and all those claiming through me, hereby release QGGH and its members from all liability in connection with the display and use of the described entry. I understand that no responsibility for loss or damage to my entry (entries will be assumed by QGGH, its officers, agents or volunteers.
QGGH 2019 Joy of Quilts Show Category Rules
Unless otherwise specified below an entry will consist of:
1. Quilt top 2. Batting 3. Backing and 4. All layers shall be held together as one unit.