Just a couple of kms from our hotel, the Craft & Quilt Fare was on at Brisbane’s Exhibition Centre at South Bank. On display, the largest collection of Quilts we’ve seen. The exhibition was spectacular.
Winners from each State and Territory of Australia were on display with the overall National winner being Sugy Kim’s amazing “Colourful Retina” which was 1st Place Innovative Quilts VQ Quilt Showcase 2017 and Bernina Best of Show Victoria 2017.
Another stand-out was Annie Radomski’s “Darwin to Alice” that took 16.months to complete. It had been awarded TQ17 Darwin, September 2017: Best Mixed Media, Best Applique, Best of Show. It is so complex, an explanation from the Quiltmaker: