Bernina Best of Show & Special Awards

 

Best of Show

Bernina Australia

 

Coxcomb and Currents by Janet Treen

Coxcomb and Currants

Janet Treen

 

Statement: Based on a 19th Century quilt, maker unknown.
My husband recently bid on this quilt when it was for sale but was unsuccessful.
The trapunto and quilting by hand has been the best part of reproducing this vintage quilt.

 

 

Retaining the Tradition Award

 

Coxcomb and Currants by Janet Treen

Coxcomb and Currants*

Janet Treen

*Design Source: 19th Century vintage quilt, maker unknown

 

Other Special Awards

Creative Use of
Colour Award

Sponsors:

From Indigo to Silk by Bob James

From Indigo to Silk

Bob James

Creative Use of
Colour Award

Sponsors:

From Indigo to Silk by Bob James

Wrought

Margaret McDonald & Susan Campbell

Best Quilt Inspired by An Antique Quilt Award

Sponsors:
Quiltsmith
& Dr Annette Gero

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Errant Geese

Jessica Wheelahan

Best Hand
Made Award

 
Sponsor:
Blueberries

The Little Sister Comes of Age by Wendy Whellum

The Little Sister
Comes of Age*

Wendy Whellum



 

Contemporary Art Quilt Award

Sponsor:
Perivale Gutermann

Excuberance by Judi Nikoleski

Exuberance

Judi Nikoleski

Best Use of Dyes & Pigments

Sponsor:
Batik Oetoro

Sinful? by Judi Nikoleski

Sinful?

Judi Nikoleski

Hangers' Prize

 
Sponsor:
Caroline Sharkey

Persian Panopoly by Jan Frazer

Persian Panoply

Jan Frazer


* Design Source: Vintage quilt by Susan Holbert /Smithsonian Museum Collection

 

Awards for Excellence in Quilting

Narelle Grieve Award for Excellence in Amateur Hand Quilting

Sponsors:
Mr Ian Greive and
The Quilters' Guild of NSW

Pastel Mediallion by Beverly Hunter

Pastel Medallion

Beverly Hunter

Excellence in
Hand Quilting
(Open)

Sponsors:
Fortunes and Fairies
and JH Bonwick & Co

Coxcomb and Currants by Janet Treen

Coxcomb and Currants*

Janet Treen


 

Excellence in Long Arm Quilting (Open)

Sponsors:
Matilda's Own and Australian Machine Quilting Association

Data Garden by Belinda Betts

Data Garden

Belinda Betts

Excellence in Domestic Machine Quilting
(Open)

 

Sponsor:
Horn Australia

My Sister My Friend by Deborah Louie

My Sister My Friend

Deborah Louie

Excellence in Amateur Domestic
Machine Quilting

Sponsors:
Australian Machine Quilting Association, The Cottage Quiltworks & Patchwork on Pittwater

Tulips & Dogwood by June Kelly

Tulips & Dogwood**

June Kelly

 

*Design Source: 19th Century vintage quilt, maker unknown

**Design Source: 'Tulips' & 'Dogwood' cushion patterns by Waverley Patchworkers Inc

 

Encouragement Awards

 

Bernina Amateur
Encouragement Award

 

Sponsor:
Bernina Australia

Daisy a Day by Beverly Hunter

Daisy a Day

Beverly Hunter

Bernina
Junior Quiltmaker Encouragement Award

Sponsor:
Bernina Australia

Frong Prince Reflections by Sofia Locke

Frog Prince Reflections

Sofia Locke


 

Judge's Choice

Mary Hitchens
Judge's Choice

Mini Test by Liz Bonner

Mini Test

Liz Bonner

Kim McLean
Judge's Choice

Fantasy Flowers by Carolyn Jones

Fantasy Flowers

Carolyn Jones

Brenda Gael Smith
Judge's Choice

Most Beautiful World of Peaceful Harmony by Cathy Jack-Coupland

Most Beautiful World of Peaceful Harmony

Cathy Jack-Coupland

 


 

Viewers' Choice

First Prize

Persian Panopoly by Jan Frazer

Persian Panoply

Jan Frazer

Second Prize

Sponsor:
Leutenegger

Les Fleurs de Jour by Glen Waples

Les Fleurs de Jour

Glen Waples

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photography by Mike Russell

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