The 19th Annual Brother International Quilting Contest

And the 2019 Winners are.....

And the OVERALL INTERNATIONAL CONTEST winner is
...a South African!

All 5 of our South African Quilt Finalists were entered into the 19th Brother International Quilting Contest held in Japan in December 2019. The results of the International competition were announced at the Brother booth at the "Tokyo International Quilt Festival 2020" held in January.

ANNOUNCEMENT

20th Brother International Quilting Contest in 2020

The 20th Annual Brother International Quilting Contest is now open with the same theme “My Favourite Things”. Use your favourite fabrics, colours and quilting styles. Draw your inspiration from your favourite places, seasons, hobbies, animals and foods. Let your creativity run free but remember quilts must be 70 x 70cm! It’s sew easy with Brother. Follow us on social media and stay tuned for more information.

Outstanding Performance Awards 2019

BIOTOPE II - Outstanding Performance Award

Yoshiko Kurihara - Japan

THE CHANGING SEASONS - Outstanding Performance Award

Keiko Maeda - Japan

THANK YOU FOR ALWAYS BEING WITH ME HARRY - Outstanding Performance Award

Ritsuko Kawano - Japan

MY CAT LAFFY - Outstanding Performance Award

Zhong Guo-Lan - Taiwan

Prize Winner Awards 2019

THE SMELL OF THE WIND TEMPTED ME - Prize Winner Award

Fusako Sekiguchi - Japan

MY FLOWER HAS BLOOMED - Prize Winner Award

Yuriko Umeda - Japan

CATTLEYA - Prize Winner Award

Keiko Haraguchi - Japan

SUNLIGHT - Prize Winner Award

Chcu Hsiu-Hui - Taiwan

LOTUS FLOWER - Prize Winner Award

Li Chieh Ping - Taiwan

MY ANGEL - Prize Winner Award

Li Pei-Jen - Taiwan

I LOVE ELEPHANTS - Prize Winner Award

Li Hsiu Mei - Taiwan

Brother Awards 2019

I WANT TO FLY - Brother Award

Hiromi Morita - Japan

LIBERATION - Brother Award

陳雅芬 - Hong Kong

South African Contest Winners 2019

MY FANTASY GARDEN - First Prize

Tilly De Harde

ZENTANGLE OWL - Second Prize

Tilly De Harde

BIRDING IS MY PASSION - Third Prize

Elsje Janse van Rensburg

BIRDING IS MY PASSION - Fan Choice

Elsje Janse van Rensburg

TURKISH DELIGHT - Finalist

Mariss Stevens

CORAL RIVER - Finalist

Angela Fraser