THE WEST AUSTRALIAN QUILTERS ASSOCIATION WEBSITE
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
I'll be taking photographs and putting them up here once the exhibition has taken place.
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
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"
There will be no separate categories within this section.
1. Traditional - Pieced
2. Traditional - Predominantly Applique
3. Innovative - Non traditional
4. Beginner Quiltmaker (See definition)
This section includes Group quilts, Challenge Quilts, Wearables, and Japanese quilts.
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.
PROFESSIONAL: A Professional Quilter is defined as someone who:
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.
Please support the following businesses who were kind enough to be sponsors of our QuiltWest exhibition this year:
Still being finalised.