Exhibition 2023


Exhibition Results 2023



1st     ‘Canterbury Plains’ by Catherine McDonald

Merit     ‘Climate Change’ by Catherine McDonald

Best Applique

1st     ‘Elegante’ by Lynda Thrower

Merit     ‘Red Hexie’ by Lynda Thrower

Best First Time Exhibitor

1st     ‘The D.N.A. Project’ by Elaine Jamieson

Merit     ‘En Provence’ by Leonie Clayton

Best Use of Quilting

1st     ‘Cool Ice’ by Heather Craig

Merit     ‘The D.N.A. Project’ by Elaine Jamieson

Best Use of Colour

1st     ‘Thank you Deborah’ by Ngaire Dawson

Merit     ‘Kim’s Glorious Garden’ by Kerian Gill

Best Kit / Class Work

1st     ‘From Light to Dark’ by Janice Marshall

Merit     ‘Birds of a Feather’ by Nicky Holland

Best Piecing

1st     ‘A Room for You and a Room for Me’ by Judith Baxter

Merit      ‘Mosaic Wonder’ by Judith Baxter

‘Fractured’ Challenge

1st     ‘Fractured Psyche’ by Daena Schofield

Merit     ‘Fractured Neighbourhoods’ by Ngaire Dawson


1st     ‘Fault Line’ by Catherine McDonald

Merit     ‘Under the Tree’ by Daena Schofield

Modern / Contemporary

1st     ‘Life’s Ups and Downs and Twists’ by Heather Craig

Merit     ‘9 Patch’ by Sharron Philip


1st     ‘Midnight Snow’ by Julia Li

Merit     ‘Into the Forest’ by Heather Craig


1st      ‘24’ by Lee Harper

Merit      ‘Lyrical #3’ by Lee Harper

Judge’s Choice: Mary

‘Climate Change’ by Catherine McDonald

Judge’s Choice: Rachel Ratten

‘Thank You Deborah’ by Ngaire Dawson

Judge’s Choice: Cheryl 

‘Silver Lining’ by Lynda Thrower

President’s Choice

‘Sandra’s Scraps’ by Sharron Philip

Viewers’ Choice

‘Elegante’ by Lynda Thrower

Best in Show

‘A Room for You and a Room for Me by Judith Baxter

Christchurch Quilters Inc 2023 Show Raffle results 

1st prize bernette 37 sewing machine :129  Barbara Sheriff  

2nd Queen size quilt : 344 Clarice and Barry  

3rd Small quilt: 1003 Jude McKendry 

4th Frederika Ernsten Bottle Vase: 804 Kim B 

5th Fat quarters of fabric: 846 V Wilson 

6th Tablecloth quilt: 1141 Jacqui Audain  

7th Small tablecloth quilt: 1039 Julie Elliott 

8th Garden tool bag: 234 Marie Williams  

With thanks to our major sponsors 

A big thank you to the following sponsors

Annie’s Country Store Quilts, Bernina CHCH, Ribbons and Rosettes, Handzon, Horse and Quilt, Mallee Textiles, Pink Possum, Rainbow Stash, Sue Spigel, Sewit, The Sewing Room, The Quilting Shed, 

Christchurch Quilters are proud to announce the following winning quilts from our 30th Anniversary Exhibition recently held at The Great Hall in the Arts Centre in Christchurch