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)

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