Best of the Best quilts in Melbourne

A little tardy I know but here is some eye candy – some of the inspirational quilts from AQC in Melbourne:-

Firstly – from the ‘Paws and Whiskers’ competition…

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And while we’re in the animal world – have a look at visiting tutor Susan Carlson’s work – Dingo Dreaming….

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and the AMAZING Stevie – Crocodylus Smylus – 20 foot long…

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There was a display of red and white quilts from Sydney –

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I don’t think I’ve ever seen needleturn that small – this quilt was quite incredible.

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And there was another competition fro ‘Tradition with a Twist’ – here’s some of what we saw in that category –

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There were war quilts from Annette Gero – quilts that had been made by soldiers – often from uniform fabric and whatever else was available –

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and there were the best of each state and the best of the best – quilts selected by each state guild to represent that state-

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There were fabulous art quilts and quilts by the tutors at the festival –

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And there was my quilt

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And there was fun times with friends –

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I think you should come with us next year – don’t you?

Until later happy quilting

Kaye

 

 


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schottme
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Wonderful post! I saw the Susan Carlson quilts at the Quilt Museum of Wisconsin, and when I saw that she was going to Melbourne, I assumed you would be there! This quilting world is a small one! (And oh so inspiring!)

Sue Burchett
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So worth the trip to Melbourne to the Quilt Show, such a variety of inspirational works. Only got to see Elaine and Hubby. Had a great time there. Luv to you all. Sue xoxo

Lesa
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Amazing! …Especially that last quilt !
A patchy shines again!

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