Wednesday, May 17, 2017

2017 Tote & Gloat challenge prize winners

We had another great Tote & Gloat show on Saturday. This year we had two Challenges for RCQ members. The description of the challenge is followed by the winners in each category.
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Coffee Cup Challenge : use your imagination to come up with a quilt which has come from your inspiration of a Disposable Coffee Cup
First time entrant award 1st : Gill Christie - Inspired by Coffee
Novice 2nd : Elana Stalmann - Stop and smell the roses
Intermediate Merit : Kelly Gabbott - No name
2nd : Wilma Minnee - Coffee together, friends forever - this quilt also won Viewers' Choice
1st : Lynda Torwick - James the frog
Advanced 1st Nicky Webster - Hot Air
Professional Merit : Paula Shailer - Thoughts over tea
2nd : Dianne Southey - NZ Made
1st Amiee Torwick - Orange Blossom
Open Challenge : Circles :  Use your imagination to come up with a quilt for this challenge. It can be any shape to fit within a 1.5m x 1.5m square.
Merit :
Adrienne Walker - On the rocks
Nicky Webster - Spirograph
Anne Adams - Doily bouquet
Chrissy Sheed - Amoebic circles
Lorna Newsome - Whole cloth quilt in colour
3rd : Kay McDonnell - Love at first sight - this quilt also won Viewers' Choice
2nd : Anna Williams - Bloom
1st : Dianne Southey - Glistening raindrops
Special Award - Judge's choice : Pamela Tankersley - Sunset over Singapore
Congratulations to all our winners. If you missed the show, come to our meeting on Monday night - May 22nd - challenge winners are encouraged to bring their quilts to show again.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May meetings

Don't forget Tote & Gloat is Saturday May 13th - all the information HERE

Our Rose City Quilters' Club meeting for this month is Monday 22nd May.
The Lychway
5 Roy Street, Palmerston North
Doors open at 7pm - Meeting starts at 7.30pm
Visitors welcome - $3 at the door
This is our post-Tote & Gloat meeting so we look forward to seeing the quilts you entered for the challenges. Bring them along whether or not you won a prize.

Saturday Sewing this month is 20th May. See more information in the side bar or your newsletter.