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2019 Exhibition Special Displays and Awards

Special Displays

Peacock Display - Sublime Stitches 

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Mandala Display - Original Design Competition Display

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 Tribute Displays 

Paula Gautier - Diana Kelly - Willy Weber

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In Memoriam: Rita Gagnon - Beverley Shaw 

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 Viewers' Choice Awards

Joint First-Prize: Dina Iwanycky for Erica (surface embroidery) and Sylvie Parent for Plumelet for Luck (counted cross stitch)

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Original Design Award

1st Place: Maureen Spira for Blenheim Palace Park (thread painting). Also 3rd place winner - Viewers' Choice

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2nd place: Dima Santina for Samara (goldwork)

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ENNY Original Themed Design - Nature with Needle and Thread

1st place: Joanne Touchette for The Forest (cross stitch on photo transfer)

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2nd place: Diana Kelly for Dream Garden (surface embroidery)

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3rd place: Louise Desmarais for Memory from Cape St. Mary's (Bayeux stitch)

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Kudos to all the winners and special thanks to June Barry and Jill McGrath and their team of volunteers for staging an exhibition to remember.



June's interview with Sonali Karnick on All in a Weekend on CBC Radio 1:


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