Meet our 2018 Quilt Judges

Black Canyon Quilt Show, Inc. would like to announce the two judges that will judge quilts entered into the 2018 Black Canyon Quilt Show to be held July 20-22, 2018 at the Montrose Pavilion in Montrose, Colorado – Barb Broshous, certified by the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges and the National Quilting Association; and Dr. Pamela Walsh, soon to be certified by the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges. We are excited to have them share their expertise and years of experience with us. They will also present a lecture entitled “In the Details” Wednesday evening, July 18th along with announcing the winner of the 2018 Black Canyon Quilt Show’s Best of Show ribbon and their selections for winners of the Judge’s Choice ribbons. Select Events under the Education tab  for additional details.

Quilter, Lecturer, Teacher and NQA Certified Judge

Judge Barb Broshous

Barb Broshous

NQA Certified Quilt Judge

1635 Moveen Heights
Monument, CO 80132

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Barb has been a committed quilter for over thirty years and an NQA judge for 18 years. She has won numerous awards for her quilting; and her work has been featured in several national quilting magazines, among them American Quilter, American Patchwork & Quilting, Quilting Today, and Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine.

Barb has a passion for appliqué, especially 3-dimensional floral work. Her Wallflower Collection, includes a series of ten, dimensional floral wall hanging patterns. Her classes on these techniques are very popular with quilters of all skill levels.

She has judged, lectured, and taught classes throughout the United States and overseas in New Zealand, Brazil, and Australia. She helped establish a quilt-judging program for both the Brazilian and Australian national quilting association.


Soon to be a NACQJ Certified Quilt Judge

Judge Pamela Walsh

Pamela Walsh

5732 Secrest Court
Golden, CO 80403-7403

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Pamela Walsh is a retired Colorado dentist and currently enrolled in the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges, Judge Certification Program. Dr. Walsh is the Chairwoman of the Colorado Quilting Council Competition Committee. Each year her committee judges twenty-seven quilt competitions in Colorado and Wyoming including the Colorado State Fair and the Wyoming State Fair.

Dr. Walsh presents a program, “It’s in the Details” which explains the objective standards of workmanship and design used to evaluate quilts in competition. Whether you quilt for fun or competition, this information will enable you to produce your very best work.