Monday, November 4, 2019

November/December meetings

Our LAST Rose City Quilters' Club meeting for this year is Monday 25th November.
The Lychway
5 Roy Street, Palmerston North
Doors open at 7pm - Meeting starts at 7.30pm
Visitors welcome - $3 at the door
This is our Christmas meeting and our AGM (please consider joining committee)
Club members please bring a small plate for sharing supper.
We will once again be donating to Star Light and the amazing work they do. Please remember to bring a few bits a pieces to help them over Christmas. Details of suitable items in the latest club newsletter.
Our speaker is Anna Williams.

Saturday Sewing this month is 23rd November. See more information in the side bar or your newsletter.
There will also be Saturday Sewing 21st December - please bring a dish for a shared Christmas lunch.

Monday, October 7, 2019

October meetings

Our Rose City Quilters' Club meeting for this month is Monday 28th October.
The Lychway
5 Roy Street, Palmerston North
Doors open at 7pm - Meeting starts at 7.30pm
Visitors welcome - $3 at the door

Saturday Sewing this month is 26th October. See more information in the side bar or your newsletter.

Monday, September 2, 2019

September meetings

Our Rose City Quilters' Club meeting for this month is Monday 23rd September.
The Lychway
5 Roy Street, Palmerston North
Doors open at 7pm - Meeting starts at 7.30pm
Visitors welcome - $3 at the door

Saturday Sewing this month is 21st September. See more information in the side bar or your newsletter.

Monday, August 5, 2019

August meetings

Our Rose City Quilters' Club meeting for this month is Monday 26th August
The Lychway
5 Roy Street, Palmerston North
Doors open at 7pm - Meeting starts at 7.30pm
Visitors welcome - $3 at the door

Saturday Sewing this month is 17th August. See more information in the side bar or your newsletter.

Monday, July 1, 2019

July Meetings

Our Rose City Quilters' Club meeting for this month is Monday 22nd July.
The Lychway
5 Roy Street, Palmerston North
Doors open at 7pm - Meeting starts at 7.30pm
Visitors welcome - $3 at the door
It's our birthday meeting ♥
Our Guest Speaker will be Heart Kids.

Saturday Sewing this month is 20th July See more information in the side bar or your newsletter.

Monday, June 3, 2019

June meetings

Our Rose City Quilters' Club meeting for this month is Monday 24th June.
The Lychway
5 Roy Street, Palmerston North
Doors open at 7pm - Meeting starts at 7.30pm
Visitors welcome - $3 at the door
Our guest speaker is Christine Town Treweek.

Saturday Sewing this month is 15th June. See more information in the side bar or your newsletter.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

2019 Tote & Gloat Challenge Prize winners

Our Annual Tote & Gloat was held in Arena 4 at The B&M Arena, Pascal Street, Palmerston North, on the 11th of May 2019. Our speaker was Rachel Daisy - check out her blog HERE. These were some of her lovely quilts on display :
Click on any photo in this post to see it larger.
There were two Challenges for RCQ members: “Hearts” 
1st prize : Pieces of the Heart by Debbie Jacques
2nd prize : Tiki love by Wilma Minnee
Merits : 
I love hearts by Liz Gates
Hearts of Nature by Kay McDonnell - also Viewers' Choice
Out of the shadows and into the sun by Wilma Minnee
Shatttered lives by Nadja Gueury
Aroha by Chrissy Sheed
Fabric Challenge (given out at the Christmas meeting)
First time entry
1st prize Metryoshka by Marion Ashley
2nd prize T.P. meets K.F. by Felicity Ellison
General Entry
1st prize Mijn koffe heft meer Mmmmmm! by Nadja Gueury
2nd prize Noodle by Kay McDonnell  - also Viewers' Choice
Professional
1st prize Night light by Carol McGillivray
2nd prize My favourite flowers by Wilma Minnee
Anything goes
1st prize The Nut House by Dianne Southey
2nd prize Treasure chest by Liz Gates
Merits : 
Autumn over the Ruahines by Claire Halberg Vivash
And the question is? by Gill Christie
Meow! by Amiee Torwick
The first Christmas by Sophie Willis
Ticket holders were also encouraged to make and enter a block on the theme of Farm Animals - any sort of farm animals on a light colour background. These were all the entries this year :
12 winners were chosen by viewers' choice and these will be made into our raffle quilt for next year's Tote & Gloat.
1st prize Farm friends by Debbie Murray Aynsley
This was our 2019 raffle quilt made from the winning blocks of last year's "Transport" block challenge.
Congratulations to all our winners. If you missed the show, come to our next club meeting May 27th - members who entered the challenges are encouraged to bring their quilts to show again.