Quilt Showcase

Quilt Showcase is an annual, judged Quilt Exhibition which is open to members of Victorian Quilters Inc. It is for all levels of expertise. The many categories available to entrants have various size, technique and style options that can accommodate the range of skills from novice through to expert.

Quilt Showcase 2018 will be held in conjunction with the Craft and Quilt Fair from 26-29 July at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Southbank.

Click on the new links below for (1) the complete Exhibitions Handbook: (2) Showcase 2018 Entry Form: (3) Showcase 2018 Student Entry Form

If you use the separate forms please ensure that you read and understand all the conditions of entry as published in the handbook.

Exhibitions Handbook 2018

2018 Showcase Entry  Form

2018 Showcase Student Entry Form



Showcase 2017 Award Winners

Scroll down to see the fantastic quilts that won Individual Awards in Showcase 2017.
Congratulations to our winners for their terrific achievement!

CDs of all the quilts entered in Showcase 2017 are available from Victorian Quilters Inc. for $10.00 including postage within Australia. To order your copy call 1300 738 827 or email: info@victorianquilters.org


BERNINA Best of Show: Colourful Retina by Sugy Kim


Runner Up to Best of Show: Cameo Rose by Elizabeth Allen

Excellence in Embroidery & Embellishment: The Bleaching by Linda Steele


BERNINA Best Amateur Quilt: Scherenschnitte in Fabric by Ronnie Heagney


BERNINA Secondary Student Award: Squares or Diamonds by Chloe Maroney


The Janet O’Dell Award: Retaining the Tradition: Alex’s Journey by Noeline McGuren


Matilda’s Own Longarm Machine Quilting Award: Cameo Rose by Elizabeth Allen



Mill Rose Quilting & Gallery Excellence in Hand Appliqué: Jacobean Revival by Julie Adamson

Narelle Grieve Award Excellence in Hand Quilting: Jacobean Revival by Julie Adamson


Sunnyside Cottage Excellence in Use of Colour: Merrilands Garden by Jean MacDonald


Excellence in Domestic Machine Quilting – Professional: Agapanthus by Linda Crouch


Excellence in Domestic Machine Quilting- Amateur: Abundance by Joanna Green


Westalee Design Award – Best Original Design: My Son by Jocelyne Leath


Gloria Flood Award – President’s Choice: My Family Web of Life by Lyn Keller


Quilt Showcase Convenors’ Award: My Istanbul by Wendy Laird


Committee Encouragement Award: Rainbow Colours by Maxine Gathercole


Judge’s Award – Karen Mersiades: Merrilands Garden by Jean MacDonald


Judge’s Award – Chris Jurd: Japanese Dreaming by Pattie McDonald

Judge’s Award – Wendy Blyth: Cameo Rose by Elizabeth Allen


Showcase 2017 Raffle Winners   drawn 4.15pm Sunday 30th July 2017 at Showcase

1st Prize:  Jan Frazer
2nd Prize:  Neroli Henderson

Congratulations to our lucky winners!