About Yvonne

Yvonne Line is passionate about Quilting.

This a small part of Yvonnes CV:


Jan 2011           ‘Expressions 2010: The Wool Quilt Prize’, selected.

at Geelong:  National Wool Museum, Vic, Australia

2010                   ‘Expressions 2010: The Wool Quilt Prize’, selected.  Macarthur Textile Network

2010-2001       Quilters’ Guild of NSW in conjunction with Craft and Quilt  Fair, Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling   Harbour, selected.

2001-1997       Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, Fisher’s Ghost Art Exhibition, selected.

2001                   Macquarie University, Ryde, ‘Animal Magic’, selected for exhibition and purchased for  the University collection.

1994                    ‘Colours of Australia’ Sydney Opera House, selected.  Manly Art Gallery and Museum and The Quilters Guild, ‘The New Quilt’, selected, travelling exhibition interstate and Regional Gallery venues.  SOLO EXHIBITION ‘New Pieces’ St. Ives South Public School.

1993-1979        Quilters Guild Inc Annual Exhibition, selected, Sydney Town Hall and then Overseas Terminal Circular Quay, Sydney.

1991                     Impressions’ Contemporary printmaking exhibition, College of Fine Arts, Paddington.

1991                     National Trust and The Quilters Guild Inc, touring exhibition, ‘Australian Quilts: Past, Present and Future’, selected.

1992                     ‘The New Quilt Exhibition’, Manly Gallery, selected.  ‘Size Isn’t Everything’ Arthaus Gallery, Paddington, selected

1991                     Maitland Art Gallery, Invitation.  Glenaeon Craft Show, selected.

1990                    1st Craft Expo, City of Wlloughby, 1st and 3rd in Wallhangings, Contemporary.

National Craft Award Exhibition of the Crafts Council of the Northern Territory.

The Hunters Hill Quilt Exhibition, invitation.

1989                    Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, invitation to hang three quilts in conjunction with a travelling exhibition. Extended to six weeks by popular demand.  The Hunters hill Quilters, ‘An exhibition of miniature quilts, invitation.  SOLO EXHIBITION  Centre Art Space, opened by His Honour, the Mayor of the Municipality of Willoughby.  The Hunters Hill Quilt Show, invitation.  Ninth National Craft Award Exhibition of the Crafts Council of the Northern Territory.  St Ives Agricultural and horticultural Show, 1st and 2nd , Wallhanging.  Blackheath Quilt Show, 1st Place, Wallhanging.

1987                   Quilters Guild Bicentennial Exhibition, Centrepoint, Sydney, selected and entry purchased by private buyer.  Tamworth Quilt Exhibition, ‘Under the Southern Cross’, selected.  Australian Forestry Development Institute, World Conference, Albury NSW. 1st place, ‘Most Original Quilt’ and second entry received Highly Commended.  SOLO EXHIBITION, Centre Art Space, Chatswood.

1988-1982       Numerous Arts and Craft Exhibitions and group quilt shows.

1988-1983       Northern Suburbs Agricultural and Horticultural Society. 1sts, seven:  2nd, two: 3rd, one: Highly Commended.

1987                  Hunters Hill Quilters Exhibition, invitation.

1986                  Hunters Hill Quilters Exhibition, invitation.  Sydney Textile Museum, selected.

1985                  Warringah Art Prize, selected Sydney Textile Museum, Award of Merit, Geometric Patchwork Coat.

1984                  Sydney Textile Museum, selected.

1982                  Armidale Quilters Group, Highly Commended.

1982                  ‘Australia’s Finest Patchwork Quilters’. Opera House, Sydney, selected

1981                ‘Australia’s Finest Patchwork Quilters’, Opera House, Sydney, selected.


2007                Campbelltown and District Photo Exhibition, photo, sold.

2003                Friends of the Gallery, Exhibition, photo, sold.

1998-1995      Fisher’s Ghost Exhibition, Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, Winner, ‘Works on Paper’, Local                 Artist Award (1997)

1993                  Hornsby Art Society Exhibition ‘Art in Shop Windows’ Deans Art Supplies, Oxford St. Paddington.

Taylors Square Poster Competition.

Sydney International Women’s Day Collective Poster Design Competition Exhibition.

1992                 Sydney Opera House Poster Competition.

1990                City of Sydney Sesque Flag Competition Australia Day Council T-Shirt Design Competition, Consolation       Prize


2009                2010 Calendar (May) produced by the Quilters’ Guild of NSW Inc.

1999                14th March, major article and 31st October, Fishers Ghost Exhibition, Art Gallery.

1993                Commission for ‘The Australian Women’s Weekly, Patchwork Jacket and Instructions, August Issue, p 153, 155, 157

1991                Down Under Quilts’, Sept.  ‘North Shore Times, July.  ‘Manly Daily’ Senior Citizens Week, Feb.  ‘Manly Daily’, ‘Hornsby Advocate’, ‘The New Quilt Exhibition, Manly Gallery.  ‘Hornsby Advocate’, Glenaeon Craft Show

‘Craft Arts International’, March/June Vol 21. Full Page

‘The New Quilt’ The Quilters Guild, Colour.

1991-1989    National Slide Library of the Crafts Council of Australia, selected.

‘Network of Community Activities’, Newspaper.

1990                Australian Arts & Crafts Book of Days’, Hutchinson, Australia.

‘Textile Fibre Forum’ No 28.

‘Artlink’ Special issue on Community Arts, Spring.

‘Piece by Piece, The Complete book of Australian Quiltmaking’, by Dianne Finnegan, Pages 131, 154, 157, 158, Simon & Schuster.  ‘The Northern Herald’, May.  ‘Manly Daily’, May.

Fairfield Community Resource Centre, Annual Report, cover.

1989                2SNB Radio interview.  ‘Good Morning Australia’, Channel 10, Television

‘Patchwork Quilt Tsushin’, Japan, No32.  ‘The Land’ (NSW) April

Newsletter of the Campbelltown City Art Gallery.  ‘North Shore Times’, June and Sept.  ‘Arts Council of NSW’ Visual Arts/crafts Directory, p9.36

1988                2SNB Radio Interview.  ‘Down Under Quilts’, June

‘Craft NSW’Aug/Sept. Front Cover.  ‘Craft Australia’ Winter 88/2 and Spring 88/3.  ‘The Template’ Articles, (Magazine of the Quilters Guild

‘Quilt Australia 88’ Hardcover book of the Exhibition.  Willoughby Municipal Council, ‘Bicentennial Banners’ book of Community arts project.

1989-1991       Various local newspaper articles, eg, ‘The Northern Herald, ‘North Shore Times’, “Hornsby Advocate’, etc

1987                ‘Wombat’ Television programme.  ‘Cartoon Connections’, Television programme

‘Good Morning Sydney’ Television programme re Stitches and Craft Show

1987-1986             Dept of Education of NSW publicity of Schools’ Banner Project. Bicentennial Authority magazine. Various issues.


2010-2007       Various seminars in textile practice, historic referencing, professional networking, small business practice, computers

2009                Teaching Literacy and numeracy to adults, TAFE

2007-2002       Various workshops in Computer Studies, Textile and Machine Sewing.

2002-2001       Computer courses, Macarthur Community College, Photoshop, Word,

Excel, Powerpoint, Access. UNIVERSITY OF NSW, College of Fine

Arts, Photoshop Short Course.

1996-2000       Visual Arts Network, Annual Conference and Workshops

1999                T.I.L.T. Program, DEPT OF SCHOOL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (Technology in Learning and Teaching) Colour Photography Workshop (Peter Cotton) Lighting, Portrait and Photography Workshop, Foto Reisel

Multimedia/Computer Inage Workshop, UWS



Advanced Photography Workshop, Ilford.

Advanced Photography, Papers and Toners, Fotospeed.

1996                Art Education Society Annual Convention and Workshops

1994                4th Year Bachelor of Art Education, UNIVERSITY OF NSW, COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS, PADDINGTON

S.H. Ervin Gallery HSC Study Day, ‘The Human Form and Figurative Traditions’.  Kids Computing Technology Camps. St. Leonards, observation

1993                3rd Year Bachelor of Art Education, UNIVERSITY OF NSW, COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS, PADDINGTON

Guest Lecturer, ‘theories and Practices of Art History in Eduction.  Liason and general assistant, Professional Development Program for Art Educators, Theories and Practices of Art History.

Art Gallery of NSW, HSC Teacher Development Day.

1991                                2nd Year Bachelor of Art Education, UNIVERSITY OF NSW, COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS, PADDINGTON

‘Rewind’ Strategies for Integration in the Arts, Accessible Arts Inc and Cumberland College of Health Sciences (one day workshop)

1991                1st Year Bachelor of Art Education, UNIVERSITY OF NSW, COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS, PADDINGTON

1990                      Community Arts Association Community Skills Development Workshop.

Textile and Design workshops.  Tutors, Sonya Lee Barrington, Marion Spanjerdt, Noreen Dunn, Alison Snepp, Debbie Phillips Deborah Felix, Marli Popple, Margaret Cook.

‘Photography for Crafts people’ Paddington Centre of Photography.

‘Improve your Tutoring’, University of NSW two day workshop

1978                       American Patchwork and Quilting Class.

1960                       KATOOMBA BUSINESS COLLEGE

1959-1957             Katoomba High School, to Intermediate Certificate

1957                      Willoughby Girl’s High School

1956-1951             Lane Cove Primary School

1951-1950             Methodist Ladies College, Gordon.

1950-1948       Methodist Ladies College, Strathfield.


2010                Campbelltown Arts Centre, workshop for seniors

2010-2009       School Banner for 50th Anniversary of Campbelltown North Public School, (whole school)

2009-2007       Art Programs in local schools (volunteer)

2006                Workshop for Quilters’ Guild of NSW

1997                                Elizabeth Macarthur High School, Textile and Design Students, textile banners for school library. Creative Kite Workshop with students, Robert Townsend Residential Arts Weekend.

1995-1997             School holiday workshops Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery

1995                                Elizabeth Macarthur High School, Textile and Design students, Dying and Surface Design Techniques.

1994                St. Ives South Primary School, ‘New Pieces’ Creative Arts Event

1991                Hawkesbury and District Shire Council, Community Banners Project.

University of Sydney, Community Arts Video

Warringah Shire Council, ‘The Historic Dolls Project’

1991-1989             Studio Classes in textile painting, patchwork, quilting, and associated crafts at Dougherty Centre Chatswood, Hornsby studio and various venues  Bernina and Quilter’s Guild Inc. sponsored ‘Bed Quilts Project’, for Dougherty Centre.

1990                                Warringah Shire Council, ‘The Senior Artists Textile Project’.

Department of Housing Community Centre, Villawood, ‘Villawood Women’s Project’.

1989                                Regional Teachers Association, Coffs Harbour, Tutorial/workshop/lecture.

Willoughby Municiple Council, Doughery Apartments and Hostel Project, ‘Floor Identification’, nine wall quilts

Department of Housing Villawood Community Centre Women’s Project, ‘Putting Villawood on the Map, large wall quilt.  Darling Harbour Children’s Week Activities Day, textile painting workshop for Network of Community Activities.  Willoughby Municipal Council holiday workshops, Fabric painting

and machine patchwork for children.

1989-1985             Quilter’s Guild Inc. School’s Banner Project, instigator and co-ordinator including touring component organiser to 23 schools over 10 months.  Two workshops for school and craft teachers.

1989-1984             Quilter’s Guild Inc. community projects, including Ronald MacDonald House, various hospitals and charities.

1988                                Girl Guides Association of NSW, twelve large banners.

Municipality of Willoughby, backdrop for Performing Arts Spectacular.

Municipality of Willoughby, ‘Spheres of Time’, nine textile wall-hangings for the Willoughby Municipal Library.  Stitches and Craft show, Rosehill, Bernina Sewing Machines demonstrations of patchwork and quilting.  Cherrybrook Primary School, design and technical advice for Year 6 School Banner Project.

1988-1985             MUNICIPALITY OF WILLOUGHBY BICENTENNIAL BANNERS PROJECT, 14 x 365 x 86 cm textile banners for the Town Hall.

1987                                Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, school holiday workshops in textiles, colour and design.