Monday, July 26, 2010

Quilt Show Winners

Well it's all over now for another 2 years! The Quilt Show went really well, heaps of people through the doors, lots of people interested in joining the club, happy merchants, a visit from the local TV channel and heaps more!

Now I thought you would like to see the prize winners from the show. I haven't reduced these photo's as much as I usually do, so you can click on them to see all the detail.

I'm starting with my favorite, 'Tui' by Lynne O'Donnell won the 'Best Wall Hanging/Lap Quilt' ( now make sure you click on the photo to see all the detail of Lynne's machine embroidery. ) 

'Banksia' by Lynne O'Donnell won the 'Best Machine Quilting' (you'll have to click on this to see the quilting, you can't see it here!)

'Sampler Quilt' by Sue Farrier won 'Best Hand Quilting'. This is Sue's first quilt and she taught herself to quilt from the internet! 

'Poppies' by Dawn Dahlberg won 'Best First Time Exhibitor'

'Phoebe's Quilt' by Leonie Wihongi won 'Viewers Choice - Members Opening Night'

There is a Viewers Choice from the show itself, and this is still to be announced. We usually announce that at our next club meeting after the Show. 


The 'Challenge' for this Show was to make a small wall hanging inspired from a Fairy Tale or Nursery Rhyme. We have two section for the challenge, Gold for previous winners and Silver. Remember to click on the photo's to see more details!

'Hickory Dickory Dock' by Marilyn Galley Lees won '1st Place Challenge Gold Section', I love the cat's shadow!

'The Pied Piper' by Shirley Julian won  '2nd Place Gold Section'

'The Little Mermaid' by Jules Smith won '1st Place Silver Section'

'Dancing with the Nursery Rhyme Stars' by Sheila Ujdur won '2nd Place Silver Section'

Can't seem to get this last picture 'clickable' to see detail, but is on the (1st August post)


  1. Wow! that red is a fireball! Love it!

  2. That is so stunning, up close, even better!Such beautiful work on display.Well done to everyone who entered.

  3. What wonderful quilts....thanks for showing them....

  4. Gorgeous quilts. So sorry I couldn't make it after all.

  5. What a stunning collection of quilts. I LOVE the tui. Well done on a great show and thanks for sharing the pictures, even more brilliant in close-up.

  6. A great show and thanks for showing us a selection. All wonderful of course, but I woulds have to say the Tui is my favourite too.

  7. What a beautiful quilts!!!! I love it.


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