Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Ribbon winners at Celebration of Quilts 2014

This past weekend was our club's biennial exhibition. A big thank you to all members who entered quilts, helped with the set up, and were on the door, sold raffles, or present on the floor as a hostess of the exhibition. Congratulations to all our ribbon winners. Click on any photo to see it larger.

Challenges  
Read about our 2 club challenges HERE.  Our thanks to Sue Hayward and Stu Schwartz for judging the Challenge Quilts.
Row By Row 1st—#C Heartland Manawatu by Sonja Revell, sponsored by Still Quilting
This quilt also won Viewers' choice for the challenges.
Inspired By A Film Title  1st—#EE Blue Jasmine by Pamela Tankersley, sponsored by Village Books & Crafts
Merit—#DD Let Go by Anne Adams
Our thanks go to Jennie Anderson and Dianne Southey for judging the General Exhibition Quilts
Best Traditional— #10 Echinacea by Sheryl Meech, sponsored by More Than Fabric 
Best Contemporary— #259 Winter by Anna Williams, sponsored by Bernina  
Best Modern— #42 Citrus Granita by Lorna Newsome, sponsored by Angels in Gumboots

Best Applique— #98 There are Tuis in my Garden by Sonja Revell, sponsored by Thimbles & Threads

Best Hand Quilted— #75 Log Cabin Table Runner by Val Devlin, sponsored by Rose City Quilters
Best Machine Quilted— #100 There’s A Storm Brewing in New York by Sonja Revell,sponsored by The Cloth Shop                                                                                          
Best Art Quilt— #262 Gumboots Reborn by Judith Briant,sponsored by Rose City Quilters
  Best Pictorial— #2 These Are A Few of My Favourite Things by Sandie Butcher, sponsored by  Fabric by Three
Merits— #105 Three of a Kind by Wendy O’Neill; 
#207 All That Jazz by Wendy O’Neill;
#227 Ladybugs, Butterflies and Insects in Candyland by Helen Cole; 
#202 Coming or Going by Anne Adams;
#34 Remaining Friends by Jenny Davis
#82 Grandmother’s Flower. Garden in Miniature by Gloria Campbell
Life Member Awards—our 4 life members each choose a quilt to win a blue ribbon            
Jennie Anderson chose  #87 Mary O’Connor
Kay Booth chose  #214 Sophie Willis
Josie Bliss chose  #121 Tricia Sanders 
 Dianne Southey chose #19 Jennie Anderson
Viewers' choice this year was very close so we have 2 :
The winner was Nicki Webster and second, Robyn Buckley
(currently trying to source photos of their quilts)
To see other quilts from our exhibition, check out this blog post from Lynette Collis (one of our members)

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