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 2019 will be held in conjunction with the Craft & Quilt Fair from 25-28 July at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Southbank

Showcase 2019 Award Winners


BERNINA Best of Show:

Formidable Grace: Jocelyne Leath







Runner Up to Best of Show:

Lilac and Roses: Robyn Coots








BERNINA Best Amateur Quilt:

Cathedral Rose: Michelle Bardwell








BERNINA Secondary Student Award:

Brickfielder: Chloe Pullar








The Janet O’Dell Award: Retaining the Tradition:

Value Proposition Quilt: Carole Egan







Matilda’s Own Longarm Machine Quilting Award:

La Mariee: Elizabeth Allen








Narelle Grieve Award Excellence in Hand Quilting:

Champagne Plumes: Sue Whitburn








Excellence in Hand Quilting: Professional:

Fickle Pickle Clan: Linda Crouch







The Dr Morna Sturrock AM Award: Excellence in Embroidery & Embellishment:

Sea Change: Suzann Moss







Excellence in Use of Colour:

Arcadia Avenue: Sherrel Meyer







Excellence in Domestic Machine Quilting – Professional:

Confinement: Neroli Henderson







Excellence in Domestic Machine Quilting- Amateur:

Modern Medallion: Karen McGregor







Best Original Design:

Take Me Back to Paris: Jude Liebman






Best Contemporary Quilt:

Cat Groove: Sue de Vanny







Excellence in Hand Piecing:

Rings and Hearts: Shirley Lodington







The Gloria Flood Award – President’s Choice

Stars on the Plains: Susan Mackintosh






Showcase Convenor’s Award:

She Matters: Sue de Vanny





Judges Commendation: Sandra Lyons

Endangered Flightpath: Destination Unknown: Julie Psarras







Judges Commendation: Stephanie Knudsen

Crustacea: Karen McGregor







Judges Commendation: Lorinda Freeman

Fickle Pickle Clan: Linda Crouch




Committee Encouragement Award:

Dear Prudence: Marlene Answer-Lewis








Showcase 2019 Raffle Winners  

1st Prize ‘Annie’s Stars’

Won by Beryl Adams.

Congratulations Beryl!

Annies Stars Quilts









2nd Prize – a Bernina 215 Sewing Machine

Won by Nick Burhop-Keller.

Congratulations Nick!

Bernina 215