Saturday, October 8, 2016

October Meetings

Our next Rose City Quilters' Club meeting  is Monday 24 October.
The Lychway
5 Roy Street, Palmerston North
Doors open at 7pm - Meeting starts at 7.30pm
Visitors welcome - $3 at the door
This month will be a recap of "Celebration of Quilts" and prizes for our ribbon winners. Bring your winning quilts to re-show.
Viewers' Choice was announced :
Sonja Revell won Viewers' Choice for the Challenge quilts
Jenny Parry won Viewers' Choice for the General Exhibition.
Go HERE to see the photos of all the ribbon winners.

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

Monday, October 3, 2016

Celebration of Quilts : Ribbon Winners

The club's "Celebration of Quilts" show is held every 2 years and was held this past weekend 1-2 October 2016 at Palmerston North Girls High School. This post contains photos of all the quilts that won ribbons at the show. Click on any photo to see them larger.
These are the winning quilts in the general exhibition :
Best of Show (new this year) : Erilyn McMillan "Animals at war"
Best Traditional : Anne Adams "Snails at sea"
Best Contemporary/Modern : Anne Adams "Night flight"  + Life Member award
Best Applique : Jenny Parry "Expression of Morris".  Jenny's quilt also won Viewers' Choice for the General Exhibition.
Best Art Quilt : Sheryl Meech "Night flowers"
Best Pictorial : Sonja Revell "Poochie"
Best Hand Quilting : Tarnia Hodges "Gypsy Wife - Summer"
Detail to better show quilting 
Best Domestic Machine quilting : Dianne Southey "Dolphin at play"
Detail to better show quilting : 
Best Two-Person Quilt (the entrant's top, commercially quilted by another) : Wilma Minnee "Lanterns" quilted by Jacqui Karl  + Life Member award
Merits (6)
Debbie Jacques "Eddy the Emu"  + Life Memeber award
Debbie Jacques "Hard ball"
Sonja Revell "Curious Kea"
Chrissy Sheed "Strata magic"
Aimee Torwick "William's Iris's"
Lynette Collis "Wild women don't get the blues"
Life Members' Choice Awards (awarded by our 6 life members - green rosette) 
Anne Adams "Night flight" - seen above Best Contemporary/ Modern
Wilma Minnee "Lanterns" quilted by Jacqui Karl - seen above Best Two-Person Quilt
Debbie Jacues "Eddy the Emu" seen above Merit
Hazel Collinson "Hazel leaves"
Liz Halligan : "Flowers in New York"
Elana Stalmann: "Best Friends"
The club members' challenge was Through the Looking Glass. Quilt size A3. 
First Time Entrant : 2nd place "Invisible Illness" by Tarnia Hodges
Intermediate : 1st place "Magic Schrooms" by Colleen Blair
Advanced : 1st place " Tripping through the Looking Glass" by Nicky Webster
Professional : 1st place "A view through the cabin's porthole" by Sonja Revell.  Sonja's quilt also won Viewers' Choice for the Challenge.
Professional : 2nd place "Looking through John Lennon's Eyes" by Dianne Southey
Merits (3)
"A looking glass" by Liz Gates
"Alice through a keyhole" by Liz Gates
"Will it be him?" by Caroline Noaro
Visitors to the exhibition were asked to vote for one quilt in the general exhibition AND one of the challenge quilts. 
There were also some lovely raffles. 
Original quilt made and donated by our club president and guest exhibitor Chrissy Sheed. Won by Lee Johnson.
Country Garden Quilt. Won by Natalya Gorinski. 
Poppy fabric kit. Won by Judy Cann.
Mrs Tiggywinkle fabric kit. Won by Phil Holdsworth
And all raffle tickets went into an additional prize draw of a Cushla's fabric roll. Won by Margaret Johnson.
A big thank you to all members who entered quilts into the Exhibitions.