Traditional Two Person Amateur & Professional
FIRST PLACE was awarded to
JANET HOLLAND for her quilt "BOSTON RHAPSODY"
Superbly quilted Vicki!
The quilt also won the "RETAINING THE TRADITION AWARD"
FIRST PLACE for TRADITIONAL AMATEUR
was won by SHIRLEY LODINGTON
for her quilt "A STAR A DAY"
Shirley said that "the stars were part of a 12 month challenge with the Friday girls at Somerset Patchwork. I made one star every day of the year and every star has 2 fabrics, with no fabric repeated." Hand-pieced and hand-quilted.
RUNNER-UP in this section was
GLAD JACKSON for her quilt "ROYAL CRANES"
Quilt measures 184 x 212cm
Glad said her quilt was inspired by a quilted kimono pattern by Deborah Renner, using a centre panel featuring cranes & peony roses. It is machine appliquéd, pieced, bead embellishment & machine quilted on a stationary machine.
FIRST PLACE in MAINLY APPLIQUE:
TWO PERSON AMATEUR & PROFESSIONAL
was won by ROBYN FAGAN
for her quilt "SMITHSONIAN STARS"
Quilt measures 167cms square
Robyn said this was her own original design, inspired by a quilt in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History - 'Reverse Applique Quilt'.
It is hand appliqued, machine pieces & machine quilted on a track mounted system with stitch regulator by ELIZABETH ZABINSK.
Highly Commended in this section was
"HEARTS DESIRE, MY HEART IS BLUE" by WENDY LAIRD
Designed by Esther Aliu as on online mystery quilt pattern, Wendy said this was her first attempt at applique. The fabrics, colour scheme and slight alterations to the original design were her own choices.
Hand appliqued, machine pieced & machine quilted on a track mounted system by DESLEY MAISANO, Addicted to Quilt.
More as I get a chance, setting up tomorrow for the CRAFT & QUILT FAIR at Glebe Island, Rozelle.
Exciting Show - I certainly hope all those who live in Sydney and surrounds may visit. For full particulars visit the show organizer's website. FREE Ferry or Bus from Darling Harbour, so you could travel to Darling Harbour where the Show has previously been held, then for an exciting trip on the Ferry to the fantastic new venue.