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World Embroidery Day 30 July

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Royal Easter Show Prize Winners

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Margaret Oppen Competition Information

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Royal Easter Show Prize Winners

Congratulations to all Prize Winners , it is wonderful to see we have so many talented members.

EMBROIDERY WORK:

Class 35 - Wall hanging. Any type of Embroidery:

2nd - Clarinda JORDAN - “Wallhanging - Sampler”

Class 36 - Stump Work or Raised Embroidery:

2nd - Davida LOXTON - “Islamic Brooch”

Class 37 - Embroidery of Modern or Contemporary Design, hand embroidered:

1st - Fang YANG - “Coved [sic] Mask on Earth”

3rd - Abarbanel Carrington TUNDE - “Wine”

Class 38 - Book Mark, hand embroidered:

1st - Lyall WILLIS - “Pulled Thread Work”

plus inclusion in the Standard of Excellence Cabinet

plus Cash Prize for the best Exhibit in Embroidery Work Classes 35 to 51, supported by Embroiderers' Guild NSW - Wollongong Group

Class 44 - Embroidery work. Exhibitor's own design:

1st - Fang YANG - “Birds and Nest”

plus inclusion in the Standard of Excellence Cabinet

2nd - Lyall WILLIS - “3D Bottlebrush Flower”

Class 49 - Masters, any technique:

2nd - Davida LOXTON - “Joseph’s Zoo”

Class 51 - Article in a traditional technique, not elsewhere specified:

3rd - Suganthi SINGARAYAR - “Thread Painted Cranes on Silk Bolster Cushions”

PATCHWORK, APPLIQUE AND QUILTING:

Class 58 - Wall Hanging, Innovative:

2nd - Catherine PORTER - “Flourish. Original Black, Grey, White Wholecloth; Quilted Then Coloured”

Class 59 - Miniature Quilt:

2nd - Catherine PORTER - “Swirl. Original Black and White Wholecloth Design; Quilted Then Coloured”

 

CANVAS WORK - TAPESTRY:

Class 80 - Canvas Work, showing a minimum of six fancy stitches:

2nd - Margaret GOLLAN - “Yellow and Purple Geometric Design in Gold Frame”

Class 81 - Canvas Work, Exhibitor's own design:

1st - Margaret GOLLAN - “Square Design with Large Beads”

plus Cash Prize for the first prize-winning Exhibit in Class 81, supported by The Tapestry Guild Inc.

Class 86 - Canvas Work or Silk Gauze, Petit Point, canvas 18 count or finer:

2nd - Abarbanel Carrington TUNDE - “Mask”

Class 88 - Masters, any design, any stitch:

3rd - Carol QUINN - “Cottage Garden”

BEADING:

Class 136 - Threadwork. Any article with beads etc. embroidered onto material. Constructed substantially with thread & beads, using stitching techniques with beading thread, elastic thread, etc:

Highly Commended - Lyall WILLIS - “Under the Sea”

Class 137 - A beaded article constructed using Knitting, Crochet, Macramé, Knotting or Plaiting techniques using any stringing medium:

1st - Mary HEDGES - “Random Knotting Wire and Brazilian Agate Necklace and Earrings”

FELTING:

Class 157 - Any felted item not covered above, such as a rug, wall hanging, toy:

Highly Commended - Fang YANG - “Bushfire and Firefighter”

plus Cash Prize for the Exhibit that best expresses a sense of place in Felting Classes 155 to 158, supported by Hand Weavers and Spinners Guild of NSW Inc.