Saturday, 28 April 2018

Winners of the 2018 Members Exhibition

What a great Exhibition we had this year, over 120 quilts and challenge pieces. If you were able to visit you will know that it did not disappoint: loads of colour and variety of techniques and the sheer skill of the members.

Canberra Sewing and Brother's First Prize in the Viewers' Choice 
This went to a very traditional quilt by Dacia Wells, "Lucy Boston's Patchwork of the Crosses". She won the Brother Innov-is F410 computerised sewing machine. Well done Dacia, the quilt is certainly beautiful, enhanced by professional quilter Kay White.


The Spotlight Excellence in Quilting Award
On the first occasion of its award, this went to Sue Davis for her modern quilt "Exotic Feathers". She won the Singer 7469Q Confidence Quilter Machine. A great job by Sue and  professional quilter Kay White.


The Chiatanya Embellishment Award
This was awarded to Sandra Still for her lovely "Inspirations Through My Window", made following the required colours and techniques etc of the club's 2017 monthly inpirations and closely quilted by her to echo the different elements.

Junior Prizes
Junior entrants' prizes were won by: Phoebe Doyle and Chloe Yates



Phoebe Doyle "Butterfly Kisses"
and quilted by Lisa Doyle



Chloe Yates "Disappearing Nine Patch"
and professional quilter Shannon Hackett













2nd Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Kathleen Hunt "Indiana Shade Garden" and professional quilter Helen Smith


3rd Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Narell Smit "Not So Lunar Lines" and professional quilter Kay White


4th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Sue Davis "Exotic Feathers" and professional quilter Kay White


5th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Narell Smit "Shattered Winter Moon" and professional quilter Kay White


6th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Clementine O'Sullivan "Gardenvale"


7th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Cassandra Philpot "Angus's Fancy Forest" and professional quilter Kay White


8th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Pam Spencer "Fat Quarter Fun - One Block Wonder" and professional quilter June Ey


9th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Narell Smit "Something For Bessie" and professional quilter Kay White


10th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Liz Hendrickson "Flower Of Life" and professional quilter Kay White


11th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Nina Corby "Triangle Party" and professional quilter Kay White


12th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Bryony De La Motte "Scrappy Strips" and professional quilter Kay White


13th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Anna Pilgrim "Dylan's Forest 'Pane By Pane'" and professional quilter Raylee Bielenberg


14th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Kay White "Oranges And Lemons"


15th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Wendy Luff "When Kaffe Met Cleo"and professional quilter Kay White


16th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Sandra Still "64 Rowan In The Round" and professional quilter Kay White


17th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Anna Lukasiewicz "The Leafy Sea Dragon"


18th Prize Viewers' Choice Award
Joan Jackson "Moondance" and professional quilter Kay White


Club Idiom Challenge

Select and respond to one of the given idioms.
1st Club Idiom Viewers' Choice
Liz Hendrickson - A picture paints a 1000 words "Parisian picture"


2nd Club Idiom Viewers' Choice
Narell Smit - Bursting at the seams


Community Challenge

Showing some aspect that celebrates or acknowledges the work of the RFS.

1st Community Challenge Viewers' Choice
Sandra Still - "Fire In The Landscape"


2nd Community Challenge Viewers' Choice
Liz Hendrickson - "Red Fury"


Participation Prizes
Two names were drawn out of the 'hat': Bryony De La Motte and Liz Hendrickson.