Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Celebration of Quilts 2018 : Prize winners

The club's "Celebration of Quilts" show is held every 2 years and our show was held at Palmerston North Girls High School this past weekend.
These were the prize winners this year (click on any photo to see it larger)
"The Desert Campaigns - Sinai and Palestine 1916-1918" by Erilyn McMillan : Best of Show (sponsored by Fox's Cottage)
"Plant the Garden for Butterflies" by Sophie Willis : Best Traditional 
"Just call me modern" by Bev Randall : Best Contemporary/Modern
"Metro Tiles" by Dawn Jackson : Best Applique 
"Quiltville" by Lynne Wells : Best Hand Quilting
"Wholecloth in Colour" by Lorna Newsome : Best Machine Quilting
"Gorgeous Geraldine" by Dawn Jackson : Best Art Quilt 
"A Colourful Trippy Triangle Autumn" by Sonja Revell : Best Pictorial 

"Santa's Loading Dock" by Sonja Revell. Quilted by Erilyn McMillan : Best Two-Person/Group Quilt (the entrant's top, commercially quilted by another)

"Lorna's Lark" by Loran Newsome : Judges Award
"Positivity" by Paula Shailer : Judges Award
Merit awards for the following : 
"Flowerburst" by Wilma Minnee
"Joseph's Tilted City" by Robyn Huxtable
"On Becoming a War Bride and Immigrant" by Erilyn McMillan
"Colour the Gift of Spring" by Anna Williams
"Rat Race" by Jenny Parry
"Chatham Islands" by Judith Balchin
Life Members' Choice Awards (awarded by our 6 life members to the quilt of their choice)
"Sixes" by Hazel Collinson
"Boro Hanging" by Lynne Wells
"Starry Starry Night" by Sheryl Meech
"Spike" by Sheryl Meech - this quilt also won Viewers' Choice

"Rangoli" by Anna Williams
"My Boy Rocky" by Claire Halberg-Vivash
These were the quilts entered in the club challenge "Once in a blue moon"
Following the RCQ meeting on Monday 22nd October the following were announced :
1st First time entrant (F) : Jenny Parry
2nd Novice (H) : Claire Halberg-Vivash
1st Advanced (K) : Debbie Jacques
1st Professional C): Sonja Revell
2nd Professional (D) : Amiee Torwick
Merit Professional (I) : Wilma Minnee
Merit Professional (L) : Dianne Southey
Viewers' Choice for the challenge : Lynda Torwick (B)
Viewers' Choice for the Exhibition was "Spike" by Sheryl Meech (pictured above with the Life Members' Choice Awards)

Monday, October 1, 2018

October Meetings

Our Rose City Quilters' Club meeting for this month is Monday 22nd October
The Lychway
5 Roy Street, Palmerston North
Doors open at 7pm - Meeting starts at 7.30pm
Visitors welcome - $3 at the door
We will have our post-Celebration of Quilts de-brief, reveal makers of the challenge quilts and award Viewers' Choice prizes.

Celebration is on 6-7 October. More info HERE.

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