Thursday, May 16, 2019

2019 Tote & Gloat Challenge Prize winners

Our Annual Tote & Gloat was held in Arena 4 at The B&M Arena, Pascal Street, Palmerston North, on the 11th of May 2019. Our speaker was Rachel Daisy - check out her blog HERE. These were some of her lovely quilts on display :
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There were two Challenges for RCQ members: “Hearts” 
1st prize : Pieces of the Heart by Debbie Jacques
2nd prize : Tiki love by Wilma Minnee
Merits : 
I love hearts by Liz Gates
Hearts of Nature by Kay McDonnell - also Viewers' Choice
Out of the shadows and into the sun by Wilma Minnee
Shatttered lives by Nadja Gueury
Aroha by Chrissy Sheed
Fabric Challenge (given out at the Christmas meeting)
First time entry
1st prize Metryoshka by Marion Ashley
2nd prize T.P. meets K.F. by Felicity Ellison
General Entry
1st prize Mijn koffe heft meer Mmmmmm! by Nadja Gueury
2nd prize Noodle by Kay McDonnell  - also Viewers' Choice
Professional
1st prize Night light by Carol McGillivray
2nd prize My favourite flowers by Wilma Minnee
Anything goes
1st prize The Nut House by Dianne Southey
2nd prize Treasure chest by Liz Gates
Merits : 
Autumn over the Ruahines by Claire Halberg Vivash
And the question is? by Gill Christie
Meow! by Amiee Torwick
The first Christmas by Sophie Willis
Ticket holders were also encouraged to make and enter a block on the theme of Farm Animals - any sort of farm animals on a light colour background. These were all the entries this year :
12 winners were chosen by viewers' choice and these will be made into our raffle quilt for next year's Tote & Gloat.
1st prize Farm friends by Debbie Murray Aynsley
This was our 2019 raffle quilt made from the winning blocks of last year's "Transport" block challenge.
Congratulations to all our winners. If you missed the show, come to our next club meeting May 27th - members who entered the challenges are encouraged to bring their quilts to show again.

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