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Stitched and Bound 2003

QUILTWEST 2002  2003 2004

ALCA NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Quilt of the Month Dec. Jan/Feb. March/April

QuiltWest

The WAQA Exhibition for the year 2001 will be held at the

Burswood Dome, Perth, Western Australia,

Thursday 24th May to Sunday 27th May 2001.

Hours: 9am - 5pm each day

Opening Ceremony and Presentation of Prizes:  9.30am Thursday 24th May

Photographs Prizes Exhibition Categories Exhibition Definitions Sponsors

Photographs

I'll be taking photographs and putting them up here once the exhibition has taken place.

 

     
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Prizes

BEST OF SHOW Pfaff Sewing Machine

QUILTERS CHOICE Sponsored by WAQA - Penny Whitchurch Trophy

VIEWERS CHOICE sponsored by Expertise Events $350

SECTION PRIZES:  1st valued at $200, 2nd valued at $100 and 3rd valued at $50

BEST AMATEUR HAND QUILTER 

BEST USE OF COLOUR

RAFFLE QUILT

Exhibition Categories

OPEN SECTION

For Professional and Amateur (See definitions)

1. Miniature (See definition)

2. Small Quilts - Traditional (See definition)

3. Small Quilts - Innovative (non traditional) (See definition)

4. Juniors (16 Years and under)

5. Theme - "Opposites Attract"

PROFESSIONAL SECTION

There will be no separate categories within this section.

AMATEUR SECTION

1. Traditional - Pieced

2. Traditional - Predominantly Applique

3. Innovative - Non traditional

4. Beginner Quiltmaker (See definition)

NON-JUDGED SECTION

This section includes Group quilts, Challenge Quilts, Wearables, and Japanese quilts.

CHALLENGE QUILT

The “Challenge” quilts theme for 2000 was “Spots, Stripes, Checks and Plaids”.  These quilts will be displayed at QuiltWest.  These quilts do not count towards the total number of quilts that may be entered by a participant in QuiltWest.

Exhibition Definitions

PROFESSIONAL:  A Professional Quilter is defined as someone who:

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Teaches or publishes in the field of quilting.

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Sells, designs or participates in making quilts for financial gain.

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Has won a “Best of Show” or two or more Blue Ribbons in any major judged competition, excluding Viewers Choice.

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Having exhibited as a Professional, Amateur status cannot be resumed.

MAJOR SHOW:  Is defined as a State/Territory Guild judged competition, or a National/International Exhibition.

BEGINNER: Someone who has commenced and completed a quilt in the past 2 years and has not previously exhibited.

AMATEUR: All other quilters between the Professional and Beginner categories.

INNOVATIVE: Must be an original design or a new approach to a traditional design.

SMALL: Maximum of 125 cm, Minimum of 30 cm.

MINIATURE: Maximum of 50 cm in any one direction. Must be a scaled down design/pattern.

Sponsors

Please support the following businesses who were kind enough to be sponsors of our QuiltWest exhibition this year:

Still being finalised.