Best of Show & Special Awards

Best of Show

Bernina Australia


Best of Show: Wheelflower Medallion by Merelyn Pearce

Wheelflower Medallion (245cm x 245cm)

Merelyn Pearce

This is the third quilt in a series of hand appliquéd works inspired by the art of Margaret Preston.
It took three and a half years to complete.


Also awarded the Hangers' Prize sponsored by Caroline Sharkey


Special Awards


Down Under Quilts
Best Use of Colour


Touchstones #2 - Gingko Garden by Nicole Bridges

Touchstones #2

Nicole Bridges

Art Quilt Award

Cross Stitch by Jenny Bowker

Cross Stitch

Jenny Bowker

Retaining the Tradition Award

Retaining the Tradition by Sandra Laird

Italian Tile

Sandra Laird


Awards for Excellence in Quilting

Excellence in
Hand Quilting

Quilters' Companion

Just Because by Narelle Grieve

Just Because

Narelle Grieve

Excellence in Amateur Hand Quilting


The Persimmon Tree by Jenny Bacon

The Persimmon Tree

Jenny Bacon

Excellence in Domestic Machine Quilting

Matilda's Own

Under Southern Skies by Pam Hill

Under Southern Skies

Pam Hill

Excellence in Long Arm Machine Quilting

Matilda's Own

Feathered Horizons by Rebecca Rae

Feathered Horizons

Rebecca Rae


Encouragement Awards

Home Domestic
Machine Quilting

Just Patchwork

Fancy Flutterby's by Rachelle Denneny

Fancy Flutterby's

Rachelle Denneny

Encouragement Award

Morning Star Quilting

Andamooka Decoflower by Gay Jenkins

Andamooka Decoflower

Gay Jenkins

Junior Quiltmaker Encouragement Award

Bernina Australia

Crimson Landing by Monique McAuley

Crimson Landing

Monique McAuley

Junior Quiltmaker Encouragement Award

Sew Easy

Underwarer Wonder by Sarah Merlo

Underwater Wonder

Sarah Merlo


Viewers' Choice

First Prize

Handmade Magazine

A Quilter's Encyclopedia - Australian Parrots by Adriana Gismondi

A Quilter's Encyclopedia: Australian Parrots

Adriana Gismondi

Second Prize

Charles Parsons

Rose Rhapsody by Vicki Jenkin

Rose Rhapsody

Vicki Jenkin


Photography by Bard Haerland

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