Our annual exhibition was opened this morning by Diana Lampe, a local Canberra embroiderer, author and writer of a column in the Canberra Times Food & Wine Guide. Diana also launched the new Canberra Quilters' cookbook, A Slice of Canberra Quilters.
These are the major award recipients:-
Bernina Best of Show: Happy Magic by Naomi Miyake
Best Use of Colour: Luminosity by Judy Turner
Embellishment Award: Corrugated Iron – Iron Lace II by Beth Miller
Retaining the Tradition: Cecilia’s Crazy Creation by Cecilia Skene
Excellence in Handquilting: Happy Magic by Naomi Miyake
Bernina Excellence Award
for a Junior Quilt Maker: Fairyland by Kristina Kleine Butron (age 7)
The Margaret Armistead Award for a first time exhibitor was awarded to Linda Gosnell for her quilt At Last! Linda's Seminole.
The Allan Armistead Award for a first-time Junior exhibitor was awarded to Gabrielle Ciacia for her quilt Butterfly Dots