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CGOA 2017 Design Competition Winners

Judging took place on CGOA Conference in Chicago on July 27, 2017.

one $1,000 Grand Prize, and for each of the 7 judging categories one $300 First Prize, one $200 Second Prize and one $100 Third Prize.  There will also be special awards including, but not limited to: $100 People's Choice (to be chosen by attendees voting on site) and $200 Technical Merit.

$1,000 Grand Prize: Susan Walsh | Green Carden

$100 People’s Choice: Cheryl Hopper | My Awakening

$200 Technical Merit: Susan Walsh | Green Garden

Fashion: Annette Hynes | Eddy Tunic

Accessories:  Lucy Yu | White Shadow Mobius Shawl

Home Decor and Afghans:  Quinny Zhang | Rainbow in Cloud

Thread Crochet: Grace Fearon | Primrose Doily

Artistic Expression: Marita Valdizan | HOLI

Young Designer: Grace Rosburg | Netted Crop Top

First Time Entrant/Non-Professional: Carolyn Hanson | Florescence


CGOA 2017 Design Competition

Thank you to everyone who entered the competition for this year.


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Grand Prize of $1000 - Red Heart

Afghans $600 -Caron

Accessories $600 - Clover

Young Designer $600 - Marian G. Wilburn Foundation

Peoples Choice $100 - Annies

Technical Merit $200 - Creative Yarn Source

Artistic Expressions $600 - DMC

Fashion $600 - Susan Bates

Thread $600 - Herrschners

First Time Entrant $600 - WEBS