Double Gold!

All classes and some remote Apatcheez have been very busy making and finishing lots of projects but this post I wanted to show you the ‘Nature’ challenge entries. We had a record 17 entries and, since a picture paints a thousand words here are the photos of these wonderful entries. In no particular order:

Lynette’s butterflies –

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Pat’s asymmetrical depiction of the four seasons –

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Suzanne’s very amusing testament to the unfinished –

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Robyne’s very sweet little Tilda birds –

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Faith’s chair cover adorned with Dresden plates and native birds –

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Bev’s French-braided rainbow fish –

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Chris’ whimsical beaded garden –

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Julia’s perfectly paper-pieced blue wren cushion –

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Sharyn’s upper class chook cushion –

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Joananne’s rhapsody of lilac and lavender –

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Robyn’s attic-window-view of a garden –

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Elaine’s thirsty magpie –

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Jan’s quilted teabags –

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Debbie’s vintage upcycling – sunshiny explosion – apologies that this quilt was draped over the piano so you can’t see the whole here –

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Margaret’s beautiful tree of butterflies –

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Teresa’s scene of Cradle Mountain – a wonderful souvenir of a recent holiday –

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and finally June’s reminiscence of a holiday to New Zealand –

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Oh and I made one too, which was only for display. I called it ‘middle Age’ –

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It was great fun trying to guess who had made each piece and it was extremely difficult to vote for just one – which is why we have Viewer’s Choice and I don’t have to choose one! As it happened there was a tie and the winners were………..Elaine and Margaret with their very creative artworks –

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Aren’t they amazing! these girls have certainly set the bar high for next year and it was mentioned that they are both Wednesday Apatcheez but we won’t go there now.

We had a great day with presents –

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and lucky door prizes (thanks to XLN Fabrics for the bundles shown here) –

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as well as the visual feast of the challenge quilts and some Christmas food – what else is there?

Until next time (when I’ll update you with some more finished projects) happy quilting






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