inTransit exhibition 10 May – 2 June 2018

May 8, 2018 | Posted in Member News | By

One of Canberra Quilters members, Fiona Hammond, is part of this exhibition, coming up at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre.

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Quilt show is open & results of judging

August 10, 2017 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition is now open, as part of the Craft and Quilt Fair. It runs 10-13 August, 10am until 4.30pm each day at EPIC, Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT.

Don’t forget there are revised traffic arrangements because of the light rail construction. Here is a link to the Craft Fair website showing the changes. There is a map you can download.

Please come along to check out all the quilts and clothing exhibited, the sales room and also the craft fair.

Here are the results of the judging (long post):

SPECIAL AWARDS

Bernina Best of Show

80 – Iggy, Bronwyn Hill (glimpse in banner)

Bernina Amateur Encouragement Award

47 – Heliconia, Pat Parker

Bernina Student Award

143 – Twisted Circles, Matthew Bielenberg

Best Use of Colour

80 – Iggy, Bronwyn Hill

Retaining the Tradition

115 – Radiant Terrazzo, Alison Zanchetto

Modern Quilting

87- Kross Kut Kaffe, Mary Kennedy & Modern Quilters

Excellence in Hand Quilting

44 – Rows, Rows and more Rows, Karin Malmberg

Excellence in Machine Quilting (domestic)

28 – My Tangled Garden, Jenny Bowker

Excellence in Machine Quilting (frame)

87 – Kross Kut Kaffe, Mary Kennedy & Modern Quilters, quilted by Clementine O’Sullivan

Best Use of Embellishment

66 – Walled Garden, Dorothy Clee

Best Use of Batik Fabric

79 – Faces of India, Helen Godden

Margaret Armistead Award

8 – Desert Stars, Helen Druett

Allan Armistead Award

141 – A Teddy Bears’ Picnic, Anna McNamara

CATEGORY AWARDS

Large Quilt (non-professional)

1st– 16, Fleur, Lyn Keogh

2nd– 5, Noughts and Crosses, Leah Clark-Vial

3rd– 7, Breakaway, Margaret Donaldson

Highly Commended- 12, Long Time Gone, Jan Hastings

Large Quilt (professional)

1st– 28, My Tangled Garden, Jenny Bowker

2nd– 32, Always from Here, Nobuko Miyake

3rd – 30, Put your Happy Pants on and Smile, Sylvia Clough

Small Quilt (non-professional)

1st– 47, Heliconia, Pat Parker

2nd– 34, Happiness in Yunnan Rice Fields, Virginia Buring

3rd– 52, Circles of Time, Nicole Shipway

Highly Commended- 38, Earthly Delights, Margaret Donaldson

Small Quilt (professional)

1st– 60, Wheat Fields, Dianne Firth

2nd– 62, Oh my Dahlia, Lynda Nikolovski

3rd– 64, Square Dance Variation, Alison Zanchetto

Mixed Media Quilt (open)

1st– 66, Walled Garden, Dorothy Clee

2nd– 67, Ormiston Gorge, Helen Godden

3rd– 65, Untitled, Buffy Beggs

Highly Commended- 69, Storm in the Desert, Kerry Graf

Art Quilt (open)

1st– 80, Iggy, Bronwyn Hill

2nd– 79, Faces of India, Helen Godden

3rd– 76, Weather Warning, Meg Cowey

Highly Commended- 84, Affinity1, Carolyn Sullivan

Group Quilt (open)

1st– 85, Improv with Geometry, Meg Cowey

2nd– 87, Kross Kut Kaffe, Mary Kennedy & Modern Quilters

3rd– 89, The Blue and White Quilt, Helen Rose

Commercially-Quilted Quilt (open)

1st– 115, Radiant Terrazzo, Alison Zanchetto

Quilted by Altogether Quilting- Helen Smith

2nd– 111, Just One More, Paulette Rigter

Quilted by Willowpatch- Fran Wilson

3rd– 109, Scheherazade’s Garden, Jo Anne Pulko

Quilted by Altogether Quilting- Helen Smith

Highly Commended- 103, Birds on the Wing, Kath Hunt

Quilted by History in the Making- Carolyn Conlan

Challenge Quilt (open)

Theme – In your Prime

1st– 128, Red Star Constellation #71, Helen Rose

2nd– 127, Fascination with Primes, Elizabeth Rose

3rd– 125, Older, Wiser, Happier, Kay Provins

Highly Commended- 116, Uncle Jack’s Prime Ribs, Dell Armistead

Tiny Treasure Quilt (open)

1st– 133, No Matter what the Weather, Wendy Saclier

2nd– 132, Whatever Happens…Happens, Andrea McMillan

Creative Clothing (open)

1st– 138, Jeans East, Wendy Saclier

2nd– 135, Japanese Blues, Patricia Butron

3rd– 137, My Black Skirt, Louise Fredericks

Highly Commended- 140, Bloomin’ Flowers, Donna Sunderland

Quilts by children (primary)

1st– 144, Pandamonium, Matthew Bielenberg

2nd– 142, Year of the Ninja, Timothy Bielenberg

3rd– 141, A Teddy Bears’ Picnic, Anna McNamara

Highly Commended- 143, Twisted Circles, Matthew Bielenberg

Quilts by youth (secondary)

1st– 145, El Cactus, Kristina Butron

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Quilt show opens tomorrow

August 9, 2017 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition opens tomorrow, as part of the Craft and Quilt Fair. It runs 10-13 August, 10am until 4.30pm each day at EPIC, Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT.

Don’t forget there are revised traffic arrangements because of the light rail construction. Here is a link to the Craft Fair website showing the changes. There is a map you can download.

Please come along to check out all the quilts and clothing exhibited, the sales room and also the craft fair.

Here is a glimpse of what you will see…

Star Link by Pamela Brockwell

Sandstorm by Cassandra Philpot

All Squared Away by Mary Kennedy

You can purchase a DVD or CD showing all the entries in the show at the main desk at the quilt show.

Images courtesy of Janet Cruise

 

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Quilt show opens in two days…10 August

August 8, 2017 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition opens in two days, as part of the Craft and Quilt Fair. It runs 10-13 August, 10am until 4.30pm each day at EPIC, Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT.

Don’t forget there are revised traffic arrangements because of the light rail construction. Here is a link to the Craft Fair website showing the changes. There is a map you can download.

Please come along to check out all the quilts and clothing exhibited, the sales room and also the craft fair.

Here is a glimpse of what you will see…

Watching by Dorothy Clee

Can you see what I see? by Laraine Culnane

What’s up Pussy Cat? by Lynda Nikolovski

Quilt in banner is Desert Retreat by Kerry Graf

You can purchase a DVD or CD showing all the entries in the show at the main desk at the quilt show.

Images courtesy of Janet Cruise

 

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Exhibition opening at ‘The Q’

March 15, 2017 | Posted in exhibitions | By

Australia Wide Five
23 March- 15 April 2017 at The Q Performing Arts Exhibition Space in Queanbeyan.

The Q is open:
10am – 4pm Monday-Friday
10am – 2pm Saturday
Closed Sundays and Public Holidays

Australia Wide Five is a juried, touring exhibition showcasing the artwork of Ozquilt Network Members

Opening Night Thursday 23 March, 5:30pm to 7:30pm – all welcome

The Australia Wide exhibition program is designed to:

  • Showcase the talents of our members
  • Introduce members’ quilts to a wider audience
  • Demonstrate the scope and variety of art quilt making
  • Publicise Ozquilt Network Inc.

Australia Wide exhibitions include a range of innovative works, but to suit tour requirements, all works comply with a strict dimension (40cm x 40 cm), and are of sturdy construction.

The Australia Wide exhibition program is a series of biennial members’ exhibitions arranged by OZQN. All members of OZQN are encouraged to enter. Quilts are selected by a jury panel of acknowledged experts.

(Content of post from Ozquilt Network Inc.)

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Quilt show is open & results of judging

August 11, 2016 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition is now open, as part of the Craft and Quilt Fair. It runs 11-14 August, 10am until 4.30pm each day at EPIC, Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT.

Please come along to check out all the quilts and clothing exhibited, the sales room and also the craft fair.

Images of the quilts and details of their makers and placings/awards can be found by clicking here.

Here are the results of the judging (long post):

SPECIAL AWARDS

Bernina Best of Show

83 – Beaumont, Bronwyn Hill

Bernina Amateur Encouragement Award

89 – Hummer, Karen Travis

Bernina Secondary Student Award

160 – Serenity, Lauren Paterson

Best Use of Colour

64 – In Need of Blue, Gemma Jackson

Retaining the Tradition

105 – Lucielle, Janelle Noack

Modern Quilting

37 – Love is, Gemma Jackson

Excellence in Hand Quilting

12 – My Garden in Autumn, Rosalind Hanigan

Excellence in Machine Quilting (domestic)

30 – Supernova, Jo Barraclough

Excellence in Machine Quilting (frame)

38 – Popping Candy, Lynda Nikolovski

Best Use of Embellishment

35 – Ornithology of Oz, Helen Godden

Best Use of Batik Fabric

40 – Parterre, Beth & Trevor Reid

Margaret Armistead Award

42- Durras Dreaming, Virginia Buring

Allan Armistead Award

151 – Peacock, Jasper Jackson

 

Category 1

Large Quilt (non-professional)

1st– 20, My Visit to Michele’s Morris Magic, Lyn Keogh

2nd– 7, Half a Farmer’s Wife, Julia Dawson

3rd– 17, Enchanted Garden, Beverly Hunter

Highly Commended- 9, The Night Watch, Desley Ferguson

Category 2

Large Quilt (professional)

1st– 38, Popping Candy, Lynda Nikolovski

2nd– 40, Parterre, Beth & Trevor Reid

3rd – 35, Ornithology of Oz, Helen Godden

Highly Commended- 34, Vestment of the Sharman, Meg Cowey

Category 3

Small Quilt (non-professional)

1st– 50, Spiral Spin, Karin Malmberg

2nd– 59, Gum Blossoms, Jan Smith

3rd– 43, Liquorice Allsorts, Margaret Donaldson

Highly Commended- 46, An Assortment of Houses, Wendy Hirst

Category 4

Small Quilt (professional)

1st– 64, In Need of Blue, Gemma Jackson

2nd– 69, An Orange and Magenta Wedding, Elizabeth Rose

3rd– 62, Happy , Happy, Fun, Fun, Wilma Cawley

Highly Commended- 65, The Early Bird Gets the Worm, Nobuko Miyake

Category 5

Mixed Media Quilt (open)

1st– 74, Out to Lunch, Stephanie Newman

2nd– 76, It Looks Like Rain, Sue Robinson

3rd– 72, Middle Earth and Beyond, Margaret Donaldson

Highly Commended- 75, 3 Kings Mk2, Colleen Reed

Category 6

Art Quilt (open)

1st– 83, Beaumont, Bronwyn Hill

2nd– 89, Hummer, Karen Travis

3rd– 80, Red Hills, Dianne Firth

Highly Commended- 78, Red Seaweed, Wilma Cawley

Category 7

Group Quilt (open)

No awards made.

Category 8

Commercially-Quilted Quilt (open)

1st– 104, La Passacaglia, Jo-Anne Micenko

Quilted by Roundabout Stitches- Julie Lorimer

2nd– 105, Lucielle, Janelle Noack

Quilted by Temora Quilter- Sarah Lennon

3rd– 109, Spanish Garden, Alison Zanchetto

Quilted by Altogether Quilting- Helen Smith

Highly Commended- 94, Blue Tiles, Julia Dawson

Quilted by Altogether Quilting- Helen Smith

Category 9

Challenge Quilt (open)

1st– 128, Facets of Forty Years, Wendy Saclier

2nd– 118, Forty Years = Ruby, Heather Hanneman

3rd– 115, Ruby, Margaret Davies

Highly Commended- 127, Miss Ruby, Helen Rose

Category 10

Tiny Treasure Quilt (open)

1st– 143, Nelson Dreaming, Wendy Saclier

2nd– 139, Eleanor Rigby, Patrise Dowling

3rd– 137, A Fantasy, Laraine Culnane

Category 15

Quilts by children (primary)

1st– 149, Time Star, Atticus Jackson

2nd– 150, A Day at the Beach, Indigo Jackson

3rd– 153, Birds on a Branch, Alexandria Saclier

Highly Commended- 148, Flat Out Like a Lizard, Sam Evans

Category 16

Quilts by youth (secondary)

1st– 160, Serenity, Lauren Paterson

2nd– 158, Tree of Life, Ally Howe

3rd– 162, The Bold and Beautiful, Catherine Stevens

 

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Quilt show opens tomorrow…

August 10, 2016 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition opens tomorrow, as part of the Craft and Quilt Fair. It runs 11-14 August, 10am until 4.30pm each day at EPIC, Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT.

Please come along to check out all the quilts and clothing exhibited, the sales room and also the craft fair.

Here is a glimpse of what you will see…

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Saffron by Ann Haddad

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Frewinfla by Grace Stewart

My Broken Star by Lynda Nikolovski

My Broken Star by Lynda Nikolovski

Images courtesy of Catherine Leedon.

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Quilt show is coming in two days…

August 9, 2016 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition opens in two days, as part of the Craft and Quilt Fair. It runs 11-14 August, 10am until 4.30pm each day at EPIC, Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT.

Please come along to check out all the quilts and clothing exhibited, the sales room and also the craft fair.

Here is a glimpse of what you will see…

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You can purchase a DVD or CD showing all the entries in the show at the main desk at the quilt show.

(Quilts top to bottom – Degree of Difference by Beth and Trevor Reid, Paw Magic by Liz Hendrickson and United by Pam Malone.)

Images courtesy of Catherine Leedon

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A Matter of Time opens 28 June

June 22, 2016 | Posted in Art quilts, exhibitions, Member News | By

Members Dianne Firth and Elizabeth Rose a part of this exhibition, curated by another member, Brenda Gael Smith. Opens Tuesday night 28 June at The Q Exhibition Space in Queanbeyan. It continues until 16 July 2016. (M-F:10am to 4pm, Sat:10am- 2pm)

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Quilt Show- Lions Club of Young: 21 & 22 May 2016

May 17, 2016 | Posted in exhibitions | By

The Lions Club of Young are holding their annual quilt show on 21 & 22 May 2016 at the Town Hall, Boorowa Street, Young.

Entry is $5, under 12 free. Raffle tickets available, #2 each

Opening hours- Saturday, 21 May 10am-4.30pm, Sunday, 22 May 10am-4pm.

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