Members' Challenges

From time to time the Wellington Quilters Committee offers up a challenge to members.

2018 Challenge: Whatever the Weather

In 2018, the  "Whatever the Weather" Challenge was to:

Create a quilted work that makes a statement about or illustrates an aspect of the weather.
These quilts were displayed at our 2018 exhibition in October.

Entry Conditions:

  •  Be a member of the Wellington Quilters’ Guild

  •  Design and make a quilted item about weather

  •  Use any technique e.g. pieced (by hand or machine) appliqued, paper pieced,
    embellished, embroidered, painted, folded etc
    The finished item may be 2D or 3D and must fit within a cube measuring
    50cm x 50cm x 50cm 
    Use any type of fabric or combination of fabrics. Non-fabric items e.g. paper, plastic, metal etc may be incorporated and may make up to a third of the design

  • Ensure the finished work is multi-layered and held together by stitch

  •  Complete your entry and deliver it to the September WQ meeting on Sept 13th 2018.

There will be a judge’s award and a viewers’ choice award for this challenge.

2017 Challenge: Wellington at it’s best

 2017 Challenge winner - "Wellington Heads " by Jenny Pearl

2017 Challenge winner - "Wellington Heads " by Jenny Pearl

In 2017, the challenge was to make a quilted wall hanging,

  • 12”x18” finished,

  • in either portrait or landscape format,

  • using any technique and from any materials,

  • with the theme "Wellington at it's best".

  • The theme could be interpreted in any way that the maker wished.