Saturday, February 24, 2018

Tote & Gloat 2018

Our Annual Tote & Gloat will be held in The B&M Centre, Pascal Street, Palmerston North, on the 12th of May 2018.  8.30am-5pm.
Pre-registration for Tote & Gloat is essential – Cost $15. Click on the poster to see it larger.
Your entry ticket to Tote & Gloat 2018 is your lucky number. Please ensure you wear it on the day as we will have a door prize draw at the end of the day. To receive this you must be physically present and have your ticket! If not immediately claimed this will be redrawn until it is.

Our guest speaker is Lynette Anderson from Australia.  Find her blog HERE and some free patterns by her HERE. She will also be teaching classes on May 11th and May 13th. See details about them HERE.

Once again we will have raffles, challenge quilts, a Merchant Mall and your fabulous quilts all on show.
Merchant Mall open 8:00 -10am, 12:30 -2:45pm, & until 5pm
Café with EFTPOS open 8:30am –10am, and 12:30 - 2:45pm
To reduce queuing time we hope that people will stagger their food purchasing with shopping and voting over the lunch break. EFTPOS and cash sales will be available.
The café and merchants will not be open during Show and Tell, the speaker’s talk and the Challenge awards.

To help you plan your day, here is a guide of what is planned:
8am Arena 4 opens for ticket holders
- View guest exhibitor’s work and merchant mall.
- Hand in blocks for block challenge (info provided with our Tote & Gloat ticket)
- Challenge voting 9am – 2.15pm
10:00am  Show & Tell begins 10am (sharp) to about 12:30pm (with raffles in between)
12:30ish – 2:30pm Lunch, Shopping & Voting
2:45pm – 3.45pm (approx.) Guest Speaker: Lynette Anderson
Challenge Awards, Raffles, Notices and Door Prize Draw to follow speaker.
Merchants will remain open until 5pm for last minute shopping.

The challenges open to club members are as follows (entry forms and details in club newsletter)
Trippy Triangles
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.
Must be 12” x 15” except for the anything goes category
Block Challenge – Transport Block must be finished size 12 ½ x 12 ½ - any sort of transport-with a light colour background

Hope you can join us.

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