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I am a quilter living in Woodbridge, Suffolk who has made quilts since I was a teenager. I also ring bells! Both are great British traditions....I will try to feature some of my antique Welsh and Durham quilts, the quilts I make myself, my quilting activities and also some of my bellringing achievements. Plus as many photos as I can manage. NB: Double click on the photos to see greater detail, then use back button to return to the main page.













Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Quilts UK -Malvern May 2011

Phew!! I was so glad that the two quilts that went off to Malvern have arrived home safely today.

And I am pleased to report that the red and white Hawaiian quilt Kaui o na Molokama was awarded a Judge's Merit and the Award for Hand Applique.




And the New Allendale Quilt was awarded a Judges Merit and the Award for Hand Quilting. I am so glad that two very traditional quilts won prizes - sometimes I think they get forgotten among the more modern and more exciting quilts....




But as I did not attend the show in person, I can't say any more! Unfortunately, Malvern is a 200-mile, four hour drive away from Suffolk. The judges marking sheets (always interesting to view) were not enclosed (as with the FOQ entries) - and no catalog either. I would like to have seen the other quilts - perhaps one day....

6 comments:

  1. Maybe someone with a blog has photos? Congrats on the ribbions. I wonder how many of the quilts in the show were hand quilted?

    Your hand work is lovely.

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  2. Congratulations Pippa! Two very well deserved awards and as you said it's really good that the work in traditional quilts is recognised in the prizegiving at shows.

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  3. Congratulations (again) for your wonderful success at Malvern, Pippa! You really deserve the ribbons.

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  4. Give me traditional in any shape or form anytime. Well deserved win Pippa. Pretty sure you wouldn't get judges marking sheets. I have exhibited and won a couple of things in the past and haven't received the judging sheets unlike like the FOQ who do give them to you. I didn't make Malvern this year so I hope you have entered them in the FOQ so I can see them there.

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