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Craft Showcase

When:

Sat 15 Oct 2016, 11:00am–4:00pm
Sun 16 Oct 2016, 11:00am–4:00pm

Where: Cashmere Hills Presbyterian Church, Cnr MacMillan Ave and Dyers Pass Rd, Cashmere, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult entry: $5.00
  • Children: $0.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Website:

Exhibit your creative side: A chance to show off your creative talents. Entries in the People's Choice Awards are invited in categories for Knitting, Crochet, Needlecraft, Handcrafted Toys, Pottery, and an Open Section for any other hand-made item.

We have a special category for crafts made by those who are Under-16 years old and younger children are invited to enter a Vegetable Animal.

Be inspired and inspiring: Wander around the displays of Heritage and Contemporary Needle-crafts, Church Embroidery, and large and small Quilts. View the paintings in the Art Exhibition, and be impressed by the items that are "from the Men's Shed".

Stock up on ideas and supplies: Working Displays of a variety of crafts will show you how it is done and don't forget to ask for a few pointers if you need them. There will be stalls with sewing and crafting supplies so you can make your own, and others with hand-crafted items for sale.

People's Choice Awards.
Entries cost $1 per item for Adults; 50c per item for under 16's.
Visit the website to download the entry form and for details of where and when to deliver items.

Adult Categories:
- Woolcraft: a knitted or crocheted item of baby clothing
- Handcrafted toy: a fairly open category​ this - maybe a doll or soft toy, a truck or a teddy bear? Sewn, knitted, carved - you choose the medium.
- Needlecraft: something made with needle and thread - e.g. an item of embroidery, or sewing or lace.
- Pottery: an item of handmade pottery.
- Open Section: we could easily have dozens of categories if we're not careful, so this one is for any other sort of craft you do that you would like to show to the world.

Children's Categories:
- Crafts made by under 16's: an open category for any sort of craft, but must have been made by someone under the age of 16.
- Vegetable Animals: get out the carrots and potatoes and your imagination and bring us your best creations for this category.

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