Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Purple & Yellow Guild Challenge

The 2011 Guild Challenge Purple and Yellow was exhibited for the first time at the recent Annual General meeting.  There were 61 entries and prizes were awarded as follows:

  • 1st: Purple Pachyderm – Linda Crouch, Doncaster Victoria
  • 2nd: Two Together – Margaret Wallace, Bega NSW
  • 3rd: One Eyed, one horned flying purple people eater – Amanda Daly, Kenthurst NSW
  • Judges' commendation & Viewers' Choice: Aquilegia – Pam Pearce, Balgownie NSW
  • Judges' commendation: Yellow Polka Dot Bikini – Heather Middleton, Gymea NSW
First and second prizes were sponsored by the Guild.  Other prizes were kindly provided by Country Pickins at the CornerThe quilts form will now travel as a suitcase exhibition.  Contact the exhibition coordinator via the Guild office if you would like to share these quilts with your group or local community.

In association with Expertise Events, the Guild is arranging another challenge - Fertile Imagination - which will be featured at the 2012 Craft and Sewing Shows at Rosehill and Newcastle and the Guild meetings in March and May. This is a fabric challenge with a finished size of 50x50cm.  Forward your application form and payment to the Guild office no later than 8 December 2011. By return mail, you will receive a fat quarter of challenge fabric and an entry form. See the Guild website for more information

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