Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Celebration of Quilts is Saturday & Sunday 13 & 14 September

The club's Celebration of Quilts show is held every 2 years and is on this month. Come and visit us at our new venue.
There are 2 club challenges this year : 
  1. A Row by Row challenge, with the theme "The Manawatu". Each of the 6 row clues appeared consecutively in club newsletters September 2013 - March 2014. To measure no more than 1.5m in any direction and include three layers.
  2. Theme –Inspired by a Film Title. A3 size quilt - 11.5” x 16.5” tall (30cm x 42cm tall). The quilt must consist of three layers and be all your own work.
Club members will also be showing quilts they have completed in the last two years.
We will have a Memorial Wall featuring quilts made by members who have passed away. This is our tribute to them. We thank their families for allowing us to display one of their quilts.
There are special exhibitions like The Hoffman Challenge quilts. Our guest exhibitor is Erilyn McMillan - bespoke and personalised long-arm quilting service for all quilt sizes and styles.
There will be quilt and other raffles, a demonstration quilting area, a café by College Street School PTA and free parking on site.
The vendors on site will be :
Angels in Gumboots—Ashhurst
Bernina—Palmerston North
Fabric By Three—Waikanae
More Than Fabric—Gisborne
Still Quilting—New Plymouth
Village Books & Crafts—Palmerston North
Hope you can come and enjoy our display.

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