2022 Stitching Hearts

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The world’s biggest Beanie Festival is one of those iconic Alice Springs events, held during the colder months of winter, when everyone needs a beanie…

Check out our photographs of a selection of some of the amazing beanies on display at the 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival Exhibition (see our Beanie QuickLinks).


Heart of the Desert Dreamer by Catherine Baird

— Winner of The Embellishment category

The Embellishment category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Heart of the Desert Dreamer by Catherine Baird
Winner of The Embellishment category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
The Embellishment category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Heart of the Desert Dreamer by Catherine Baird
Winner of The Embellishment category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival

Heart of the Desert Dreamer by Catherine Baird (49 yrs), Sydney NSW
Premade felt base. Needle felted ridges. Horns made with wire & needle felting, with wax glue finish. Scales made from nuno felt silk & stitched in place. Centre top is nuno-felt silk stitched over needle felted lumps & embellished with black glass beads. Horn buck – needle felted, wax glue finish.

The Embellishment category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Heart of the Desert Dreamer by Catherine Baird
Winner of The Embellishment category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
The Embellishment category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Heart of the Desert Dreamer by Catherine Baird
Winner of The Embellishment category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival

Northern Territory – Big Lipped Beanie Eater by Kristian Malinski

— Special Mention The Embellishment category

Special Mention The Embellishment category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Northern Territory – Big Lipped Beanie Eater by Kristian Malinski
Special Mention The Embellishment category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Special Mention The Embellishment category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Northern Territory – Big Lipped Beanie Eater by Kristian Malinski
Special Mention The Embellishment category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Special Mention The Embellishment category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Special Mention The Embellishment category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival

My Mum’s Big Warm Heart by Belinda Drury

— Winner of the Heart Felt category

Heart Felt category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
My Mum’s Big Warm Heart by Belinda Drury
Winner of the Heart Felt category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival

My Mum’s Big Warm Heart by Belinda Drury (56 yrs), Thoona VIC
Wet felted using hand dyed 23 micron merino wool, over a resist. The main veins are prefelts embedded and the surface veins are eri silk and flax fibres. All large outlets are wet felted in, embellished with ostrich feathers

Heart Felt category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
My Mum’s Big Warm Heart by Belinda Drury
Winner of the Heart Felt category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Heart Felt category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
My Mum’s Big Warm Heart by Belinda Drury
Winner of the Heart Felt category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Heart Felt category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
My Mum’s Big Warm Heart by Belinda Drury
Winner of the Heart Felt category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Nancy Hall's Heart Felt category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Nancy Hall’s Heart Felt category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival

The Wizard by Stacey Davis

— Special Mention Heart Felt category

Heart Felt category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
The Wizard by Stacey Davis
Special Mention in the Heart Felt category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival

The Wizard by Stacey Davis, Santa Teresa NT

Heart Felt category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
The Wizard by Stacey Davis
Special Mention in the Heart Felt category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Heart Felt category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
The Wizard by Stacey Davis
Special Mention in the Heart Felt category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Heart Felt category - 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival
The Wizard by Stacey Davis
Special Mention in the Heart Felt category – 2022 Alice Springs Beanie Festival

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