Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Rose 12x12 Challenge

This months 12x12 Challenge theme was Rose.
 Annette S's lovely yellow rose
 Annette d used thread to make her rose
 Antoinette's rose had a 3D effect.
 Claire made the Confederate rose block from Civil War quilt
Dianne made this gorgeous red rose.
 Sue's painted Rose
Noel's modern Rose

Show n Tell

Show and Tell from Lisa Walton's class "Beneath the Surface"
 Jillian and Jules with their's
Val hiding behind hers.
And general Show and Tell
 Margaret with Christmas wallhanging
 Juliet's Jandals
 Another one for Juliet
Jeannette's Trip Around the Worldquilt which was made by Lorraine Bainbridge before she
died in 1993 and it had taken Jeannette this long to face quilting it.  Handquilted.

Viewers Choice results

Quilts Across the Ranges had a record through the doors which means
lots of votes for the viewers choice.

The Wallhangings
 1st - Jules Devine for Garden Tiles
2nd - Liz Lynch for Kiwi Wallhanging
3rd - Sue Quayle for Tangy Tapa
Jules Devine receiving her prize and trophy from retiring President Jennifer Gasgoigne.

The Quilts
 1st - Lesley Carroll for New York Beauty
 2nd - Ku Bailey for Sisterly Love
 3rd= Antoinette Nelson for Mum and Me - Baby Steps
3rd= - Antoinette Nelson - Happy Purrs Day
Lesley Carroll receiving her prize and trophy.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Challenge 2012

This years challenge was a page from a magazine.
The members were given a numbered envelope with a page from a magazine.
Th rules were to make a 3 layered quilt, top, batting and backing within 50 cm square.
Could use the picture or words for inspiration.
The Challenge was judged by Malcolm Angus.
For the winners see the blog entry "Friday 16th"
 We had a record number of entries this year, a total of 21.

 "Second Thoughts" Dragica Behrent
 "A Girls Best Friend" Jules Devine
 "Life is Like a Box of Chocolates" Karen Robertson
 "Angels in My Garden" Margaret Amrein
 "Cold Grey Light of Dawn" Jennifer Gasgoine
 "Papillon (The Butterfly) Kath Webster
 "Gold Koi" Annette de Raat
 "Pick of the Bunch" Dianne Clayton
 "Number 17" Sybil Lightbourne
 "Tiles" Annette Stocks

 "Pathways" Sue Quayle
 "No. 10" Judithea Corr
 "Abandoned Pond" Marnie Simpson
 "Summertime" Sue Hagan
 "Welcome to my Home" Sue Weaver
 "Money Makes the World Go Round" Wendy Oswin
"Branching Out" Annette de Raat

Monday, March 19, 2012

The Show is Over

Quilts Across the Ranges is over for another year.
Thanks to the members for displaying their lovely quilts and all their
help for making the show a success.
 The view from the stage.  
A special thankyou to Oratia Native Nursery
for supplying the lovely plants.
Below are the quilts that were displayed on the stage.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

One more day to go

There is only one more day to check out a great quilt show.
The entrance to the show
The big quilts on the stage
The Cafe
A display of the Community quilts in the Cafe
The Raffle quilts