Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other fibre enthusiasts) Guild

This is the Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other fibre enthusiasts) blog page. The group meets the first Wednesday of the month during the fall/winter/spring (September through to June). Meetings are held in the hall of St. Paul's Chruch downtown Nanaimo (across from the Dorchester Hotel - the entrance is on the other side of the church at 100 Chapel St, across the street from the new condos). 7:00 pm. Guests are welcome to come...bring your knitting, spinning wheel or other fibre addictions. Meetings usually consist of 5 minutes of business, show and tell (bring something), tea and cookies, and some sort of workshop, seminar or talk where you will learn something fibry and interesting.
We now have an email address: MIWSGuild at gmail.com

Saturday, October 2, 2010

VIFAS winners listing for those who didnt get there



JURIED COMPETION WINNERS’ LIST

Awards Presented at the Fashion Fiesta, Saturday, September 11, 2010 Vancouver Island Conference Centre, Nanaimo, BC

CHILDREN’S CATEGORY:

1ST: Evelyn McNabb - Home Sweet Home, child’s and doll’s sweater, knitted
2ND: Heather Sinclair -Fuzzy Fun Jumper, pieced and felted
2ND: Evelyn McNabb -Granny Gear Sweater, knitted
3RD: Isabel Colebrook - Red Riding Hood Capes, knitted

ACCESSORIES CATEGORY:

1ST: Lynette Meek -Feather and Fan Reticule, beaded knitting
2ND: Mary Gillespie - Woven Emerald Scarf
3RD: Marguerite Band- Woven Silk Shawl

EMBELLISHED CATEGORY:

1ST: Leni Balaban - Biker Vest
2ND: Leni Balaban - I Dreamed I was a Pole Dancer

VALUE OF AWARDS

1st -$100
2nd- $50
3rd-$25
Best of Show -$50
People’s Choice -$150

AWARDS GENEROUSLY DONATED BY THE MID-ISLAND WEAVERS’ AND SPINNERS’ GUILD

REPURPOSED CATEGORY:

1ST : Sylvia Dwyer -Autumn Leaves Coat

OPEN CATEGORY:

1ST : Jo Swallow - Shangri-La Cape, woven
2ND : Pat McLeod - Red Vest, woven
3RD : Edith Haack - Spring Jacket, woven

EVENING CATEGORY:

1ST: Ayami Stryck- Cape, Nuno felting
2ND: Ayami Stryck-Daphne, Nuno felting
3RD: Eileen Miles-Shetland Mystery Shawl

BEST OF SHOW:

Ayami Stryck - Cape, Nuno felting

PEOPLE’S CHOICE:

Ayami Stryck- Daphne, Nuno felting

Our heartfelt thanks go to all those who entered and helped make our Fibre Arts Showcase and Fashion Fiesta a success. Best wishes to you all for a year of Fibre Fun! Congratulations to the winners! Our deepest thanks to the Mid-Island Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild who believed in our effort from the very start by recognizing artists’ work with their generous donations for prizes.

Read more about the Vancouver Island Fibre Arts Showcase. Cindy Scraba, of Cindy's Threadworks, sends her impressions here: http://www.cindysthreadworks.com/blog/2010/09/15/vanc-isl-fibre-arts-showcase/

We deeply appreciate the support of the following donors. Your generous gifts enabled our Silent Auction to successfully raise funds to help our event break even. We couldn't have done it without you!

  • Aglow Salon
  • Alison Kermack
  • Charlotte's Web
  • Cherry Patten
  • Cindy's Threadworks
  • Crafts By Design
  • Darlene Rogers
  • Ellen Larson
  • Eva Ryan
  • Gemini Fibres
  • Gramma's Quilting Cupboard
  • Gunilla Gansen
  • Harmonique Spinning Wheels & Looms
  • Interweave Press
  • Jane Stafford Textiles
  • Jeanette Roberts
  • Jennifer Tindall
  • Jens van Draby
  • Jo Swallow
  • Joe Cunningham Ford
  • Jubu Bead & Gift
  • Ken-Dor Garden Centre
  • Laura Fry
  • Linda de Beeld
  • Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns
  • Maggie Simms
  • Majacraft
  • Mary Gillespie
  • Our Glass Shop
  • Pagan Creations
  • Parksville Home Hardware
  • Pharmasave
  • Piper's Pub
  • Qualicum Bay Fibre Works
  • Save On Foods
  • Stedmans
  • The Wool Shop
  • Thrifty Foods - Nanaimo
  • Treenway Silks
  • W. Cushing & Co.
  • West Coast Images

Thank you to the following donors for financial support:
Mid-Island Weavers and Spinners' Guild
Toronto Dominion Bank, Parksville
Aileen Fabris

No comments:

Post a Comment