Congratulations to our 2017 Newcastle Regional Show Handcraft winners.
Jnr Champion Exhibitor
Champion Exhibit Embroidery
Dorothy Payne Ash Award for Hand Knitting
Janice Leonard Memorial Prize for Lacemaking
Purcell Family Award Champion Exhibit Fired hand Painted Porcelain
Champion Tapestry Award
Best Judged Patchwork, Applique and Quilting Exhibit
Alice Filson Memorial Prize for Spinning and Weaving
Newcastle Spinners and Weavers Guild Award for Spinning Excellence
Best Beading Exhibit
Entries for our 2017 Handcraft competition have now closed as of February 17.
The Handcraft competitions have something for all the community, for the young and the not so young and everyone in between. There are special sections for residents of Nursing Homes and Hostels, Amateurs and for Juniors. The Junior Classes are for 12 years and under and 13 – 18 years and have a good variety of classes from which to choose. Many thanks for the great support of our Donors who offer many great prizes through the 212 difference classes.
Categories include: Beading; Canvaswork/Needlepoint (tapestry); Creative Embroidery; Dolls & Toys; Dressmaking; Embroidery Work; Felting; Fire Handpainted Porcelain; Folk Art; Knitting (hand and machine); Heirloom Sewing; Intarsia; Lacemaking; Marquetry; Miscellaneous Crafts; Mohair; Paper Tole; Patchwork, Applique & Quilting; Scrapbooking; Spinning & Weaving; Woodturning.