Blue Ribbons and Huge Grins!

To everyone who encouraged, supported, donated fabric, wrote haiku and put up with me whinging — THANK YOU!

Worldwide Friends has won First Prize in its category and Best Exhibit of Show.

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I’m totally stoked (if you’re not Australian, this translates as delighted, thrilled, very happy, chuffed and gratified). Can you tell?

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To all the Worldwide Friends: I couldn’t have done it without you.

Carla, Australia:
Tracey, Australia
Nanette, Australia:
Dale, Australia:
Rita, Belgium:
Jan, Wales:
Lynn, France:
Viv, France:
Gun, Sweden:
Cath, USA:
Sue, USA:
Esther, Netherlands:
Emmely, Netherlands:
Jule, Germany:
Annett, Germany:
Carole, UK:
Kirsten, UK:

The most remarkable outcome is that the Judging Team have asked me if I will please attend their next sewing group day on Wednesday next week, bringing the quilt with me to give a talk on how it came to be, how I made it, etc. And would I please like to join them every week after that….?

The Husband thinks it’s hysterically funny that when I first turned the corner and saw the quilt and its ribbons, the first word out of my mouth was a rude one. Not a very, very rude one, but not ladylike, nonetheless!

PS: we’re keeping blue ribbons in the family. Auntie Marion’s tatting took First Prize as well!