The count down is now on to the Quilt Show. Set up day is this Thursday, open to the public from 10am on Friday 23rd July!
Hours are 10am to 4pm Fri, Sat, Sun $2 entry. The Show is at Forum North, Rust Ave Whangarei.
We only have the Quilt Show every 2 years so there will be heaps of quilts to view. As well as a General Viewing Section there is a Challenge Section, and a Children's Section. There is a Viewers Choice for you to pick as well as prizes for different categories.
There's also a Robert Harris cafe next door for you caffeine fix!
There will be some lovely Merchants at the show
* The Apple Basket http://www.applebasketquilts.co.nz/
*Itch to Stitch Bernina http://www.itchtostitch.co.nz/
*The Country Yard www.thecountryyard.co.nz/
*Derek Finegan (woodturner)
*Sales Table (member work for sale)
And of course there will be raffles. Our Merchants have given us prizes to raffle and there are 3 Quilts too!
The 3rd prize is this lovely teddy bear wall hanging.
Here's a close up. It was made by satellite group 'Val's Gal's'
2nd prize is a single bed child's quilt. All the theme fabric's are animals. Made by satellite group 'Seams 2 B'
Here's a close up of the quilting, it was quilted by John Nielsen of 'Quilt Fairies' at Baylys Beach.
And 1st prize is a queen/king quilt. You have seen the post about making this. If not click on 'raffle quilts' under Labels on the side bar.
Here's a close up of the quilting by Leonie Wihongi, the border has an incredible feather, and there's a cable design on the cream. Photo doesn't do it justice, you'll have to come to the show and see!