Thanks to the amazing work of Lilliana Soli of Fantasy Quilt, a special exhibition of 365 Challenge Quilts was hosted by Quilt Italia, Claudio Ravelli or Fantasy Quilt and the Fiera Creattiva in Bergamo, Italy between 5 – 8 October, 2017!
Here are some articles from the local press:
* Bergamo News, October 10 (a piccie of me)
* Corriere della Sera, October 6 (another photo of the display)
* L’Eco di Bergamo, October 5 (a photo of the display and the huge crowds)
* Bergamo Post, September 28 (announcing the display)
There were 50 quilts displayed from all over the globe!
There were 5 awards, with first prize in the juried competition being a Janome S3 sewing machine! Other sponsors included: Clover Italia, Janome Italia, Madeira and Freudenberg.
Here are all the participants in front of my quilt:
Best of Show (audience choice)
This quilt was also selected as my personal favourite. Congratulations to Irene Grimes, from the USA. Her quilt is a work of incredible subtlety, featuring a range of carefully selected grey fabrics:
Irene’s long-arm quilting is exquisite and intricate:
FIRST: Laura Armiraglio, Italy
Prize: Janome S3 sewing machine!
Laura’s quilt was made from Japanese fabrics.
SECOND: Gail Smith, USA
THIRD: Rosa Angela Sario, Italy
The other entries:
Gallery of Entrants
Click on the thumbnail for a larger image.
Anneke Visser, Holland