Saturday, 14 October 2017

Christchurch Quilt Symposium 2017

Capital Quilters was very well represented at our national five day Quilt Symposium in Christchurch.  Our members had quilts in the juried exhibitions, and enjoyed attending classes with national and international tutors. Some of our members were even tutors themselves.


The Opening Ceremony and prize giving was held at the Cardboard Cathedral (above).  It was a thrill to see Capital Quilters winning awards for their quilts.  Congratulations to all of the following winners.

Winner of Power of Two category - more than one maker:


  
Merit in Power of Two:



Winner of Traditional Quilt:

this photo makes it look blue, but it isn't



Jeanie O'Sullivan also won Viewers' Choice for her quilt above, Ties that Bind:


Winner of Contemporary:


Winner of Best Use of Quilting: 


Yes - it's hand quilted!!!



 Winner Modern:





You can see a full list of winners on the Quilt Symposium website here.


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