Monday, 19 June 2017

Handworks 2017

Marlborough Weavers met today at the Yealands Gallery in Blenheim where the Marlborough CF Guild Exhibition "Handworks 2017" is on show along with an exciting 2017 Scarf Expo. This is the first time these events have been held together. Here are the Award winners at the Exhibition.
Creative Fibre Award: Winner Chris Beech's "Palindrome", handspun, hand woven floor rug

Creative Fibre Merit Award: Francey Nicholls' After Dinner Puzzle :Jigsaw", felted placemats and coasters

Creative Fibre Merit Award: Judy Bool's handwoven Silk Shawl for the "Laird's Lady"

Creative Fibre Merit Award: Cherrie Mitchell's "Against the Odds" felted sculpture, a reference to the rising sea levels on the South Island West Coast
First Time Entrant in a Marlborough Exhibition: Winner Marion Wood, "It's Been a Long Day" needle felted alpaca fibre
First Time Entrant in a Marlbrough Exhibition: Merit Award, Carolyn Chapman, Handspun, hand knitted, Merino and Silk
First Time Entrant in a Marlbrough Exhibition: Merit Award, Shirley Thompson "Old School Collar" in vintage style, superfine Merino, silk sliver, vintage silk fabric

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