Friday, July 15, 2016

Celebration of Quilts October 2016

The club's "Celebration of Quilts" show is held every 2 years and will be the weekend 1-2 October 2016 at Palmerston North Girls High School, 238 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North.
  • Entry fee remains at $5 and under 14 are free when with an adult. 
  • Open 10am-4pm daily
  • Members quilts on display
  • Club quilt challenges
  • Vendors on site
  • Guest exhibitions by Anna Williams & Chrissy Sheed (currently our club president). Both have won awards for their quilts and will be well worth seeing.
  • Quilt and other raffles
  • Cafe on site
  • Ample free parking
The club members' challenge  is Through the Looking Glass.
Quilt size A3  - vertical or horizontal.
Rules are in the club newsletter - quilts to be dropped at collection points by 19th September.
Awards this year:
  • Best of Show (new this year)
  • Best Traditional (includes whole cloth, crazy, partial applique, hand and/or machine pieced)
  • Best Contemporary/Modern (including those inspired by traditional block structures but reinterpreted using non-traditional layouts)
  • Best Applique (quilt to be predominantly appliqued)
  • Best Art Quilt (to be an original design made predominantly of fabric)
  • Best Pictorial (to be an original design and a representation of a person, place or thing)
  • Best Two-Person Quilt (the entrant's top, commercially quilted by another)
  • Junior Quiltmaker (entrant is 15 years of age or under on 1st October 2016)
  • Life Members' Choice Awards (awarded by our 6 life members to the quilt of their choice)

Monday, July 4, 2016

July meetings

Our next Rose City Quilters' Club meeting  is Monday 25 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 and our guest speaker is Sonya Prchal.
Everyone challenged to wear a hat to the meeting (our speaker last month was a milliner)

Saturday Sewing this month is 16 July. SHARED LUNCH this month for mid-Christmas celebrations. See more information in the side bar or your newsletter.

The club's "Celebration of Quilts" show is held every 2 years and is coming up in October.
The club challenge is Through the Looking Glass - Quilt size A3 vertical or horizontal.