One of the highlights of the quilting year in Australia is the Best of Australia quilts, submitted from state guild shows around the country in order to determine who will win the National Quilt Award.
Each state and territory submits a quilt, to be judged by a panel of three independent quilt guild judges in a state-of-origin style competition at AQC.
The winner is announced at the 2017 AQC Gala Dinner in front of an audience of hundreds of passionate quilters and industry stakeholders. It is a highlight of an Australian quilter’s journey. The National Quilt Award and the Best of Australia display is sponsored by Bernina.
Enjoy this display of all eight entries at AQC and the Craft & Quilt Fairs. Click on the thumbnail to see the full image.
Australian Capital Territory
Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition, Bronwyn Hill with ‘Beaumont’
New South Wales
Sydney Quilt Show, Rachaeldaisy with ‘Whizz Bang!’
Territory Quilts 2016, Chris Knights with ‘On a Grey Day in Melbourne’
Queensland Quilt Show, Sue Duffy with ‘Cudgera Creek’
Festival of Quilts, Rachelle Denneny with ‘Modern Movement’
Island Quilts, Katherine Jones with ‘Vertigo’