Congratulations to our 2017 Newcastle Regional Show Handcraft winners.


Champion Exhibitor
Jan Smith

Jnr Champion Exhibitor
Aleisha Farley

Special Prizes

Champion Exhibit Embroidery
Jan Smith

Dorothy Payne Ash Award for Hand Knitting
Annette Poulton

Janice Leonard Memorial Prize for Lacemaking
Marion Walker

Purcell Family Award Champion Exhibit Fired hand Painted Porcelain
Jenny Rooke

Champion Tapestry Award
Maria Pasavec

Best Judged Patchwork, Applique and Quilting Exhibit
Sue Stephens

Alice Filson Memorial Prize for Spinning and Weaving
Jean Piddington

Newcastle Spinners and Weavers Guild Award for Spinning Excellence
Jean Piddington

Best Beading Exhibit
Nola McDonald



Entries for our 2017 Handcraft competition have now closed as of February 17.

The Handcraft competitions have something for all the community, for the young and the not so young and everyone in between.  There are special sections for residents of Nursing Homes and Hostels, Amateurs and for Juniors.  The Junior Classes are for 12 years and under and 13 – 18 years and have a good variety of classes from which to choose.  Many thanks for the great support of our Donors who offer many great prizes through the 212 difference classes.

Categories include: Beading; Canvaswork/Needlepoint (tapestry); Creative Embroidery; Dolls & Toys; Dressmaking; Embroidery Work; Felting; Fire Handpainted Porcelain; Folk Art; Knitting (hand and machine); Heirloom Sewing; Intarsia; Lacemaking; Marquetry; Miscellaneous Crafts; Mohair; Paper Tole; Patchwork, Applique & Quilting; Scrapbooking; Spinning & Weaving; Woodturning.



Download here> 2017-handcraft-schedule