One Step Further

Quilts entered for the 2020 One Step Further Exhibition will be on display from 1 October – 18th December 2021 at the Kyabram Town Hall, 199 Allan Street Kyabram. See the Events tab for times.

For members unable to attend, you can view the quilts here.

 Victorian Quilters Inc. with Brother International are proud to present:


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Contemporary Textile Artwork – An open, juried exhibition

October – November 2022

Kyabram Town Hall

199 Allan Street,


Entries close 31st August, 2022

This exhibition is open to all textile artists in Australia & New Zealand, not just members of Victorian Quilters Inc.  It is a biennial exhibition and in keeping with the contemporary theme, One Step Further is purely for entrants who wish to push the boundaries of quilt making.


This is an exhibition of contemporary and innovative textile art.  As the name implies it is expected that the work entered go ‘one step further’ in style, technique and presentation but still a quilt, as defined in the conditions.

  • All art work must be the original work of the maker, and not a copy or variation of another artist’s work, and not begun or produced in a class or workshop, or under the supervision of another person.
  • Work is not to have been previously exhibited anywhere and must have been completed since January 2020
  • The textile must be predominantly fibre, composed of at least two layers stitched together throughout the piece.
  • A Hanging Sleeve with a finished depth of 10cm must be securely attached to the back. Any special hanging arrangements required by the presenting gallery will be advised in your email of acceptance.
  • All works require a label with the title, maker’s name, address and contact details

Conditions of Entry

  • The exhibition is open to all textile artists residing in Australia and New Zealand.
  • TEXTILE WORK – The outer perimeter of the work must not exceed 7 metres.

Entry into One Step Further does not require Financial Membership of Victorian Quilters, however you are required to Register, which is Free. Please Click HERE to register.

  • All work MUST be complete at time of photography & entry to assist the Jury process.
  • Each entry is a $30 non-refundable entry fee.
  • Framed Entries will not be accepted.

Entries are to be submitted online at Victorian Quilters Inc. website.  Entries open 1 August 2022 and close 31 August 2022.

The artist is responsible for all costs relating to insurance, packing and shipping of the quilt, both to and from Victorian Quilters Inc.

Exhibitors are advised to insure their work under the makers household items cover within their home insurance, with reference ‘outside the home’ time period.  All care will be taken to insure that work receive the proper care while in the collector’s care and the exhibition space.

Victorian Quilters Inc. reserves the right to not hang any quilt which does not meet the criteria or contravenes the rules in any way. Acceptance of an entry does not automatically guarantee display.

This is a judged exhibition. The judges’ decisions will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

Victorian Quilters Inc. reserves the right to photograph and permit to be photographed, all items for the Victorian Quilters Inc. archives, for publication in print and on our website, social media and for other appropriate purposes.

Postal instructions for delivery and return will be advised on acceptance of entry after the Jury process.

Further enquires email Leslie Edwards at [email protected]

Winners for 2019



Runner Up: Sue-Reid: And-the-Wheels-go-Round-No-4

First Place: Sandra-Champion: Sea-Wall-no-6

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