The event was well spread out throughout the buildings. Two large halls for the exhibition and merchants located in ward rooms of a corridor. The Janome the main sponsor had all the new and current machines on display.
|Meet Laurel from Dzigna Knits. This piece was amazing. I did buy one of her garments|
Check out the detail below. All hand made. Just amazing.
Now for the exhibition.
|Metallic by Gayle Burns|
1st prize Traditional Pieced and or appliqued quilt under 1.2m
|Autumn Years by Catherine Stoddart|
|Autumn Leaves are Falling by Deborah Beldham|
|Common Bride by Meg Peterson|
Merit Prize Traditional Pieced Quilter over 1.2m
|Detail - Common Bride|
|Pieces of the Past by Vicki-Marie Thomson|
|Detail - Pieces of the Past|
Merit Traditional Pieced quilt over 1.2m
|Detail of Kaleidoscope Sky|
|Elm Creek Sampler by Judy Bett|
|Fans from Japan by Carol Dacey|
|Detail view of Fans from Japan|
|Low volume plus by Vivienne Franklin|
|Rhapsody in Blue by Sue Burns. |
1st Traditional pieces quilt over 1.2m
|Persian Window by Lucy Stephenson|
1st Domestic machine quilting
|Never Again by Judy Coldstream|
|Millefiore by Margot McLennan|
|Kowhai by Sue Stothers|
|Pohutukawa by Sue Stothers|
|Porangahau Arts by Linda Warner|
1st Contemporary Quilt
|The background made from baby knitware. Quite a moving piece.|
|Lets Celebrate with Wine Country Quilts by Barbara Harder|
Challenge quilt - theme "What goes around comes around"
|Stitch n Chat made for a stitching friend.|
1st Prize group quilt
|Center panel in Stitch n Chat. This block presents where the recipient was from.|
|Indian Girl by Joanne Farmery.|
1st Contemporary Quilt under 1.2m
|Secret Garden by Barbara Harder|
|Secret Garden detail- 3d flowers|
|I Twat I Taw a Putty Tat by Sheena Hewitt|
Anne yeo was their Guest Exhibitor. Here are a couple of her stunning quilts.
|All Tied Up|
|Detail - HMS Endeavour|
|Detail - Arum Bouquets|
There were so many quilts. Some of my photos were blurry so I haven't used them.
I have tried to post a variety of styles so hopefully there is one amongst these to inspire you.
Happy stitching friend.