Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Countdown to the Sydney Quilt Show 2018

It's one week until the Sydney Quilt Show 2018 opens in conjunction with the Craft & Quilt Fair at the International Convention Centre Sydney at Darling Harbour, Sydney. The show runs for five days from 20-24 June 2018, 9am-4.30pm daily. 

The Awards Ceremony will take place at 1.00 pm on Wednesday 20 June and the BERNINA Best of Show announcement will be live-streamed on the QuiltNSW Facebook page.

Other highlights of the Sydney Quilt Show include:
  • BERNINA Best of Show 2018
  • An exhibition of 400+ member quilts, judged by category showcasing all aspects of patchwork and quiltmaking of diversity and exceptional skill
  • 2018 Special Themed Category Southern Stars
  • Special Exhibitor quilt displays with floor talks (Thursday to Sunday): Bob James 11.00-12noon, Anna Brown 12noon – 1.00pm
  • Meet The Maker: Sugy Kim, Best of Australia Quilt Colourful Retina, 20 & 21 June, 2.30pm
  • QuiltNSW Suitcase Challenge exhibition of 45 quilts – Remember
2017 Suitcase Challenge: Remember
Left to right: Linda Butcher, Sheila Beer, Julie Harding, Louise Stuart and Julie Harding
  • Block Races 11am and 2pm Thursday to Sunday - Members working in teams of two will be challenged to complete star blocks in the shortest possible time.
  • QuiltNSW Activity Centre- a hands-on quiltmaking area for everyone, all ages, all genders making quilts for others with Community Quilts and QuiltNSW volunteers
  • Member group display area – meet some of our member groups and see what being a member of those groups provides:
  • Wednesday: Blue Mountain Quilters/Tresillian Project
  • Thursday: Eastwood Patchwork Quilters/Illawarra Quilters Inc
  • Friday: Camden/ Hunters Hill
  • Saturday: Stonequarry /Eastern Suburbs
  • Sunday: Sydney Modern Quilt Guild
  • QuiltNSW Member Hoop Display
  • 2017 Best of Australia Quilts presented by BERNINA Australia
  • Raffle Quilt on Display & Tickets for sale “Frederica II”: Collaborative quilt made by QuiltNSW members. The proceeds of our annual raffle fund QuiltNSW programs such as the scholarship and country tutor programs.

Follow the colour and movement of the Sydney Quilt Show on the QuiltNSW Facebook page
and over on Instagram too. Share the fun with hash tags #sydneyquiltshow #sydneyquiltshow2018 #craftandquiltfair #quiltcommunity #patchworkpassion

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