Scarf Festival 2017


Scarf Festival 2017

Galaxies: a textile journey to infinity and beyond
2 June- 27 August 2017

Scarf Festival is the National Wool Museum's annual celebration of all things scarf.

The Scarf Festival 2017 theme is Galaxies: a textile journey to infinity and beyond.
Let the cosmos be your guide.

This must-see textile exhibition is an eclectic showcase of original handcrafted scarves entered by anyone - from school kids to beginner crafters to accomplished artisans from Australia and internationally.

Congratulations to this year's winners and all entrants for supporting Scarf Festival at the National Wool Museum.

Galaxies: a textile journey to infinity and beyond was judged by Catriona Rowntree Presenter and Travel Reporter Richard Ferguson Executive Director Craft Victoria and Dr Tanya Hill Planetarium Manager and Senior Curator - Astronomy Melbourne Planetarium at Scienceworks.

Scarf of the Year: Trappist - 1 Karina Irvine
Primary School
Winner: Into the Deep Blue St Anthony of Padua Primary School Knitting Club
Highly Commended: Milky Way Holly Miriams
Secondary School
Winner: Drifting to the Moon Emily Aherne
Highly Commended: Moon Beam Surina Jogi
100% Wool
Winner: Sun Rays Galina Burgess
Highly Commended: Moonwalk Jo Bagge
Crocheted
Winner: Delicate Skies Bernie Westmoreland
Highly Commended: Universal Insight Maryanne Noonan
Felted
Winner: Trappist - 1 Karina Irvine
Highly Commended: In this the Planet Europa Beverly Cox
Knitted
Winner: Cosmic Rays dropping through a Night Sky Sheila Kempson
Highly Commended: Flying Saucers Margaret Banks
Menswear
Winner: Galaxies of My Mind Kim Doherty
Highly Commended: To Infinity and Home Again Sarah Spencer
Colour
Winner: Spiral Galaxy Lis Mertens
Highly Commended: A Star is Born Michael Bertoli
Woven
Winner: Karen Scarf Pa Neh Htoo
Highly Commended: The Dr. Hunting Daleks Barbara Roe Hebb
Sustainability
Winner: Infinite Re:use Freya Creighton-See
Highly Commended: Purple Planets Linda Balding
Extreme
Winner: 'Other' Miranda Brett
Highly Commended: Light up the Night Naomi Sprigg


When

From: Friday 2nd of June 2017  To  Sunday 27th of August 2017
Time: Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm Saturday to Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm


Venue

 National Wool Museum | View
 26-32 Moorabool St Geelong Victoria 3220 | Map
 Telephone: 03 5272 4701

Venue: 2 Calendar events | View Events


Web Links


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City Link www.nwm.vic.gov.au


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