Monday, March 19, 2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Monday, February 19, 2018
South African quilt entries are now invited for the annual World Quilt Competition!
It’s a wonderful opportunity to exhibit your quilts in the USA with shipping and customs handled by the World Quilt Competition organisers. This is the 18th consecutive year that South Africa has taken part in the competition.
The attached South Africa Entry Form has all the information and here’s a brief summary:
· The competition has categories for both Traditional and Innovative quilts with cash awards.
· The minimum quilt size is 8,361 square cm’s (multiply the length of the quilt by the width).
· is the closing date for Entry Form and JPG images. Use attached no.2 SA Entry Form.
· Quilts must have been completed in 2016, 2017 or 2018.
· There is a non-refundable fee of R100.00 per entry. If your quilt is selected there is a further R200.00 fee.
· Accepted entries will premiere at World Quilt New England in August 2018 and then tour to other Mancuso shows in the USA.
You’re welcome to send this information to quilting friends and colleagues and share on social media.
Enter your quilt to be part of this exciting international event. If you have any queries please contact me.
For more information also see: http://www.worldquilt.com/
If you no longer wish to receive World Quilt Competition notices, please reply to this email with REMOVE in the subject line.
South Africa Coordinator, World Quilt Competition (USA)
Use this form for South Africa quilts only.
WORLD QUILT COMPETITION
City _______________________________________________ Post Code ________________________________________
_____ cm x _____ cm
_____ in x _____ in
IMPORTANT: See Rule 3
For the purpose of informing the viewing public, please check the following:
_____Hand Pieced or _____Machine Pieced
_____Hand Appliquéd or _____Machine Appliquéd
_____Hand Quilted or _____Sewing Machine Quilted
or _____Longarm Machine Quilted
Check if Original design_____
**If your quilt was quilted by another individual:
Name of Quilter: ____________________________________________________
Title of Entry:_______________________________________________________________
Year Completed: ____________
Entry Category (see note at bottom of Contest Rules):
(circle one) Traditional Innovative
Please submit EFT payment of R100.00 per quilt.
R200.00 additional for accepted quilts for shipping.
WORLD QUILT COMPETITION ENTRY FORM
Please tell us about the inspiration for and construction techniques pertaining to your quilt. (75 words or fewer)
RELEASE SIGNATURE REQUIRED
Entry of the above item means that I will abide by the rules and decisions of the judges. I acknowledge that World Quilt & Textile and its sponsors will take every precaution to protect my quilt, but understand that they cannot be responsible for acts of nature beyond their control. As an entrant my signature grants World Quilt & Textile/Mancuso Show Management the right to reproduce the image of my quilt for publication, advertising or promotional use. Images of submitted quilts become the property of the World Quilt Show and Mancuso Show Management.
Quilts are not covered for flood and earthquake. Any entry valued at more than $1,000 US must be accompanied by an acceptable insurance appraisal with the entry form. (Quilts are not covered for flood and earthquake.)
Approximate Insurance Value (US Dollars) __________________________ ($3,000 US Maximum)
**DID YOU REMEMBER**
_____To list all makers of your entry, including machine quilters on the entry form.
_____To enclose 2 (full view & close-up) JPG images.
_____To enclose payment.
_____ To enclose an Appraisal for any entry valued at more than $1,000.
_____To sign your entry form.
Sunday, February 11, 2018
gehou in NGK Saal, Altonasngl. Fichardtpark, Bloemfontein.
Gasvroue vir die dag: Stukkies en Kwetter Kwilters...
Mariëtte Venter - Voorsitter 2018/19
Sekretaresse - Christa Gouws
Regina Raubenheimer van die Kwettergroep open met skriflesing en gebed.
Ninor Courtnage en Mariëtte Venter. Ninor is lid van die Gilde sedert 1990 en het hard gewerk die afgelope paar jaar om al haar UFO`s te voltooi!
"Show and Tell" - wenner: Wilna Geel. Haar wenkwiltjie is `n ontwerp van Griet Lombaard. Sy het die klas by die Nasionale Kwiltfees 2013 in Bloemfontein aangebied. Baie geluk Wilna!
...nog `n paar kwilte wat uitgestal was -
Gasspreker vir die dag - Helenette van Tonder van Bernina Bloemfontein.
Interested in Bernina's new blog?! Go to www.sewmuchfun.co.za
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Algemene Vergadering Augustus 2017 - aangebied deur die Quiltmakers.
..."le mesh" - uitdaging.
..."show & tell".
...demonstrasie - foto`s op lap.
..."le Mesh" - uitdaging.
Marie Coetzee - vendor (Pfaff).
Wilna Geel - wenner van die "le mesh" - uitdaging.
...nog "show & tell".
...demonstrasie - verplaas foto`s op lap.
...heerlike sop en broodjies!
...klas na afloop van die Alg. Verg. Gereël deur Christa Gouws, groepleidster van die "Stukkies". aangebied deur die "2 old Broads" - lede van "Stukkies".