Tuesday, November 1, 2011

The Country Yards Exhibition

Last Saturday I went out to the Country Yards Exhibition. It was a great show well worth seeing even if the weather wasn't very kind. I did manage to stay dry in between the spring showers though!
I took at few photos of items that appealed to me, to share with you all. So here we go.
I loved this it looks like it's straight out of a picture book.
Wall hanging by Ngaire Fleming.
I love kiwis and all things kiwiana so loved this. Wall hanging by Susan McRae.
The quilting is special too. Click the picture for a closer look
 to see how the tui's tail is quilted in, and the palm's trunks are extended

This stitchery/applique wall hanging by Racheal, was Lynette Andersons Button Mystery. 

This was a group quilt made for Leeanne's 40th Birthday (no not me!)
This Leeanne is the from http://quiltmekiwi.blogspot.com/ check out her blog it's good.
I thought this was a good idea for a gift quilt, with everyone making a bag block.
(sorry for the side way's photo as it was in a tight space!)

There were a lot of beautiful cushions, this one is made by Noeline.

And this cushion is made by Leeanne of quilt me kiwi blog (link above)
I was praised for this cushion, as several people thought it was mine, but I did put them right and say it was the other Leeanne's work!

This quilt is a sample made to showcase these fabrics for the shop.
It was very popular, and the cushions added a lovely touch too.


  1. Thank you for the praise and link to my blog.
    I am glad you could make it out and that you enjoyed yourself as many others did too.
    Wasn't there a great turn out of people and quilts on display......just clicked that people will know how old I am!(From my birthday quilt)

  2. It is always fun to visit a quilt show! Lots of lovely photos, thanks for sharing.

  3. Lovely photos Leeann - g;ad you enjoyed the day - we did!


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