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

Best use of Colour

Prue Wheal
154 x 155cm

Retaining the Tradition

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

Victorian Lace
Julie Adamson
83 x 82cm

Excellence in Domestic Machine Quilting

Sweet Calliope
Rachelle Denneny
200 x 200cm

Excellence in Long/Short Arm Quilting
Australian Machine Quilting Association

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

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

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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