Burra Quilters – Exhibition


Showing at the Burra Regional Art Gallery building in the main gallery space during April 28th to May 25th of 2011. The exhibition opens on Friday the 29th April at 7.30pm. Their two yearly cycle coincides with the Burra Antique Fair, an event to write home about. Make a weekend of it, bring the caravan or find some accommodation hereabouts, it will be well worth the effort for all antique, collectables and quilt lovers.

Moira Miller Paths to the Well - Detail - Elizabeth Camping Workshop - NFS

Marion Thamm - Double Take - Detail - made during class with Lorraine Cocker - NFS

Karen Baum - 700 (1 Inch) hexagons - Hand Stitched - Detail - NFS

Joy O'Brien - East Meets West - detail - NFS

Burra Quilters - Bence Room - Rosemary Cousins - Bargello table Runner - NFS, Judy Miller - Jelly Roll Quilt - Machine-quilted by Chris Paulten of Gawler - Detail - NFS

Judy Miller - Jelly Roll Quilt - Machine-quilted by Chris Paulten of Gawler - Detail - NFS

Burra Quilters - Bence Room - Rosemary Cousins - Bedford Mystery Quilt - NFS, Moira Miller - Phillips Bow Tie - Amish Design - NFS, Rosemary Cousins Flower Pots - NFS, Karen Baum - Triangular Jewels - NFS

Burra Quilters - Bence Room

Lorraine McDonald - Australian Sunrise - Foundation pieced centre; free motion quilted. Designed by Becky Peters NFS

Ruth Bavistock - Boys and their Toys - my first quilt! - $950

Burra Quilters - Annex

Burra Quilters - Annex

Michele Hill - Portiere 2009 - Design, Applique and Beading by Michele, Machine quilting by Judy Simcock and Michele -Detail - NFS

Burra Quilters Opening Speeches - Susan Borgas

Burra Quilters Opening Speeches - Michele Hill

Burra Quilters Opening Speeches

Burra Quilters Opening Speeches - Evan Hawke

Burra Quilters Opening Speeches - Susan Borgas

Burra Quilters - Michele Hill

Burra Quilters Opening Guests

Burra Quilter Opening Guests

Sharon Porter - The Joy of Life - Designed by Rosalie Quinlan when she was going through breast cancer, hence the pinks - Detail - NFS

Burra Quilters - Main Gallery Display

Kaye Boulger - Sunbonnet Sue - Detail -NFS

Pam Brooks - Butterflies - Quilt before you applique, Lorraine Scouler method - NFS

Gloria Kahanne - tribute to early American Quilts - hand appliqued by Gloria, machine quilted by Vicki Mumme in Western Australia $1500

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  1. Winny Kerr (3rd, May 2011)

    These quilts are beautiful…it was so nice to be able to view this presentation from the USA.
    Congratulations and a special thanks to Susan Borgas for giving us the website on facebook.

    Winny Kerr

  2. sharedarts (21st, May 2011)

    Shows that quilts do belong in an art gallery.