Canberra Stitches, Craft & Quilt Show

I’ve just had a few days away in Canberra, our beautiful capital city, and found some time to visit the above show.  The quality of the quilt entries was outstanding and the winner of the open section, Jenny Bowker, submitted a fascinating and skillful triptych.

Jenny-Bowker-1Earth, Air and a Memory of Water, Jenny Bowker.  1st place Art Quilt (open) 2013.

What was equally as interesting as I wandered amongst the many, many quilts were the Do Not Touch signs – which were definitely worth a photo!!

Quilt-show-1Quilt-show-2Quilt-show-3And my favourite …….

Quilt-show-4A much nicer way of dissuading people from touching than I’ve seen elsewhere over the years.


About Claire B

I'm a passionate printmaker, paper-maker and a poor sketcher (which I'm working to improve). I've stitched from early childhood and am a perpetual student, loving learning and participating in everything creative.
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