Special Awards

Festival of Quilts 2016


Best of Show
Bernina Australia

Flowering Star
Catherine Butterworth
226 x 226cm







Category: Professional
Traditional, Large

Best of State
Bernina Australia; Otto & Penny's Sewing Centre
Horn; Kym Jones Exhibitions & Events

Bernina National Quilt Award
Best of Australia 2016

Modern Movement
Rachelle Denneny
184 x 192cm







Category: Professional
Modern

Best use of Colour
QGSA

Hangover
Prue Wheal
154 x 155cm


Retaining the Tradition
QGSA

When a Civil War Sampler met a Modern Quilter
Sheila Oaten
with Heather Hopkins
198 x 222cm

Design Source:
Barbara Brackman
Block of Week 2011


First Time Entrant
Bridge Patches & Quilters

El Camino Real
Julie Lynch
240 x 289cm


Amateur Encouragement Award
Bernina Australia

Gum Leaves and Braids
Tanya Murphy
235 x 235cm


Design Source:
Pam Furniss Workshop


Secondary Student Award
Bernina Australia

Country Garden
Riley Brown
with Brenda Wade
176 x 177cm


Excellence in Hand Quilting
QGSA

Victorian Lace
Julie Adamson
83 x 82cm








Excellence in Domestic Machine Quilting
QGSA

Sweet Calliope
Rachelle Denneny
200 x 200cm


Excellence in Long/Short Arm Quilting
Australian Machine Quilting Association

Contradistinction
Vicki Jenkin
145 x 145cm


Judges Commendation - Brenda Gael Smith

The Grassy Quilt
Linda Lance & Judy Simcock
209 x 226cm


Design Source:
Linda's daughter Sarah

Judges Commendation - Julie Adamson

Marilyn
Val Giles
98 x 94cm


Judges Commendation - Nola Pearce

Glacier Star
Elizabeth Chadwick with Cheryl Prater
229 x 229cm


Pattern Source:
Judy Niemeyer of Quiltworx

Judges Commendation - Sally MacKenzie

Shades of Grey
Patricia Groocock
185 x 218cm


Judges Commendation - Jill Christian

Shibori Sampler
Elizabeth Camping
61 x 72cm


Judges Commendation - Margaret Carberry

Awakening
Prue Wheal
92 x 98cm


Hangers Commendation

Pinched Fruit
Lara Motta
206 x 220cm


Design Source:
Carolyn Friedlander

Conveners Commendation

Elephant Toran
Gaynor Arblaster
112 x 70cm


VIP Choice
Mrs Le

Any Port in a Storm
Kay Wilson
112 x 70cm


VIP Choice
Mr Alexander

Turtle Dreamcatcher
Val Giles
56cm diameter


Viewers Choice
Constantine Quilts

Batik Blooms
Gallery Quilters
181 x 262



Pattern source:
Dianne Johnston


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