Christchurch, NZ, 20-23 April

Congratulations to the Canterbury Area "Yarn Warriors" for a fabulous fibre fest.

The National Exhibition, Runway Show, Fashion Challenge, Tapestry Challenge, Trades, lectures, workshops and tours were enjoyed by the many registrants and day visitors. We were invited to "Entwine" by the convenors and the friendly atmosphere showed all were happy to meet, mingle and exchange ideas.

 

The Ashford Stand - Partnering with Heather and Helen from Hands Ashford, Christchurch, Kate, Libby and Richard with Ashford dealer Sheena Taylor
Spinner and designer Kurt Payne enjoyed spinning on the stand.
Sabin's KrEAture, a Kea mask and costume
Elizabeth admires the winner of The Ashford First Time Entrant Award and The Creative Fibre Award, Sabin Imhasly, from Wellington
Winner of the Ashford Award for the best entry using more than 50% handspun fibre, Mary-Anne Mace of Canterbury for her "Sea Fog" shawl
Detail of the beautiful dyeing, spinning and knitting
Karen Workman's hand dyed and hand felted coat that won the NZ Fellters Award in the Fashion Show