These are the winning quilts in the general exhibition :
Best of Show (new this year) : Erilyn McMillan "Animals at war"
Best Traditional : Anne Adams "Snails at sea"
Best Contemporary/Modern : Anne Adams "Night flight" + Life Member award
Best Applique : Jenny Parry "Expression of Morris". Jenny's quilt also won Viewers' Choice for the General Exhibition.
Best Art Quilt : Sheryl Meech "Night flowers"
Best Pictorial : Sonja Revell "Poochie"
Best Hand Quilting : Tarnia Hodges "Gypsy Wife - Summer"
Detail to better show quilting
Best Domestic Machine quilting : Dianne Southey "Dolphin at play"
Detail to better show quilting :
Best Two-Person Quilt (the entrant's top, commercially quilted by another) : Wilma Minnee "Lanterns" quilted by Jacqui Karl + Life Member award
Debbie Jacques "Eddy the Emu" + Life Memeber award
Debbie Jacques "Hard ball"
Sonja Revell "Curious Kea"
Chrissy Sheed "Strata magic"
Aimee Torwick "William's Iris's"
Lynette Collis "Wild women don't get the blues"
Life Members' Choice Awards (awarded by our 6 life members - green rosette)
Anne Adams "Night flight" - seen above Best Contemporary/ Modern
Wilma Minnee "Lanterns" quilted by Jacqui Karl - seen above Best Two-Person Quilt
Debbie Jacues "Eddy the Emu" seen above Merit
Hazel Collinson "Hazel leaves"
Liz Halligan : "Flowers in New York"
Elana Stalmann: "Best Friends"
The club members' challenge was Through the Looking Glass. Quilt size A3.
First Time Entrant : 2nd place "Invisible Illness" by Tarnia Hodges
Intermediate : 1st place "Magic Schrooms" by Colleen Blair
Advanced : 1st place " Tripping through the Looking Glass" by Nicky Webster
Professional : 1st place "A view through the cabin's porthole" by Sonja Revell. Sonja's quilt also won Viewers' Choice for the Challenge.
Professional : 2nd place "Looking through John Lennon's Eyes" by Dianne Southey
"A looking glass" by Liz Gates
"Alice through a keyhole" by Liz Gates
"Will it be him?" by Caroline Noaro