Awards and Appearances

​2016

- "Best Use Of Threads "on "One Sweet Day"- MQX New Hampshire

-Amann Group Mettler Threads- Ambassador and Endorsee

-Fall Quilt Market Northcott Schoolhouse presentation "Panel Pazzazzzz" 

-Third Place- Wall Quilts- "One Sweet Day", Quilt Odyssey, Hershey, Pa- Wall Quilts

-Schmetz Needles- Article- "Inspire To Sew"- Thread Painting With Panels

- Spring Quilt Market Northcott Schoolhouse presentation "Profit With Panels" ; Salt Lake City, Utah 



2015
- Blue Ribbon, Best Machine Workmanship- "One Sweet Day", Pennsylvania

              Quilt Show

Viewers Choice- "One Sweet Day", Pennsylvania Quilt Show


2013
  -AQS Houston Quilt Festival Open Studios- October 2013, Thread Painting
  -Blue Ribbon, Best Pictorial Quilt-  QuiltFest of New Jersey for "The Best of                    Both Worlds, A  Country Boy and A City Girl", 
  -Viewers Choice - Quilt Fest of New Jersey for "The Best of Both Worlds, A                     Country Boy and a City Girl"                                 


2012
    -2012 "McCall's Quilt Designer" - McCall's Quilt Magazine Company for
            "The Best of Both Worlds, A Country Boy and A City Girl", "Summer's                     Beauty",  "Waiting" and "A Sunflower Day" - October 2012
            
http://www.mccallsquilting.com/mccallsquilting/articles/Quilt_Design_Star_2012_Finalist_Joyce_Hughes
    - Blue Ribbon, Best Use of Embellishment - Pennsylvania National Quilt                       Extravaganza for "Summer's Beauty" - September 2012
    - Second Place - Alliance for American Quilter for  "Home Is Always an Open               Door" - June 2012
    - Viewers Choice - County Line Quilters Guild Quilt Show for "Lovely Lady of                 the Sea" - March 2012
    - Venders Choice - County Line Quilters Guild Quilt Show for "Garden                           Friends" and "Words to Live By" - March 2012
    - Blue Ribbon, Best Use of Embellishment - Quilt Fest of New Jersey for                         "Lovely Lady of the Sea" - February 2012

2011
    - Honorable Mention - Alliance of American Quilters Contest for
            "Are We Safe Yet?" - June 2011
    - NQA Member Spotlight - May 2011 
            
http://nqaquilts.org/member-spotlight/hughes.php

2010
    - Winner of "Handbag Designer 101" - Parson School of Design and Kate                        Spade - May 2010
    - First Place - Heavenly Patchwork Help The Troops Contest for "Peace and                  Poppies" - April 2010
    - Viewers Choice - County Line Quilters Guild Quilt Show for "Fairies at the                    Bottom of My Garden" - March 2010

2009
    - QNNtv.com Appearance - Episode 104 - October 2009
            
http://www.qnntv.com/videos/2316-learn-to-sew-quilted-bags/

2008
    - Fons and Porter Quilt Magazine Publication for "Mother's Day" - July-August            2008 Issue
    - Semi-Finalist - AQS 2008 Paducah Quilt Contest for "Fairies at the Bottom                of My Garden" - April 2008
    - Viewers Choice - Quilters Heritage Celebration Quilt Show for  "Fairies at the            Bottom of My Garden" - March 2008
    - Viewers Choice - Quilt Fest of New Jersey for "Fairies at the Bottom of My                  Garden" - February 2008
    - Honorable Mention - New Jersey State Quilt Show for  "Fairies at the Bottom            of My Garden" and "Safe at Home" - February 2008

    - Best Pictorial Quilt - Quilt Fest of New Jersey for "Safe at Home" - February              2008
    - Honorable Mention - Robert Kaufmann 2008 Fabric Challenge Contest for                "The Kiss Dressed in Nine Patches" - January 2008

2007
    - Best Use of Color - Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza for "Mother's              Day" - September 2007