Absolutely Fabulous Fibre 2017 Display


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Absolutely Fabulous Fibre 2017 - Competition 

Members of the Alpaca Association NZ and members of Creative Fibre NZ as well as members of the public are invited to submit entries for the Absolutely Fabulous Fibre 2017 Display as part of the National Alpaca Show 2017 to be held in Feilding 22-24 September 2017

There are 3 main categories with sub-categories:

1.  Fabulous Fibre Fashion

  • Knitted
  • Woven
  • Felted
  • Other

2.  Fabulous Fibre Creations – anything other than fashion

  • Knitted
  • Woven
  • Felted
  • Other

3.  Hand Carded Fibre (spun/textured/art yarn)

  • 8ply thickness or finer
  • Textured creative Art yarn

Items must contain at least 70% alpaca fibre and comply with our competition standard of workmanship

A ‘selector’ will assess all entries to ensure that a high standard is achieved so that the entries promote the beauty and diversity of alpaca fibre

There will be a judge for each section as well as a public vote.  The judges are Tracy White - Inspire Fibres & Susan Barber, Area delegate for CF (Manawatu)

Potential sponsors (people/businesses dealing in alpaca fibre) were invited to sponsor a prize in either category or a sub-section. 

We are very excited to announce the following sponsored prizes:

Supreme winner (chosen from the winners of the 3 categories)

Sponsored by Ashford Handicrafts Ltd, Ashburton, who have donated a wide drum carder (30cm) worth $785

Fabulous Fibre Fashion winner - $200 prize

Sponsored by Kane Carding – Sara and Neil Thorburn, Dannevirke

Fabulous Fibre Creation Winner – Hamper of products valued at $200 from Alpacas in the Attic, North Canterbury

Subcategory winners -  we have 4 to date from Skeinz (Retail outlet for Design Spun, Napier)  (total value $200) and $200 value from the Carding Shed

More $50 prizes for subcategories to come and a prize for the carded fleece section

Let your imaginations run riot, develop your ideas and show us what fantastic creations you can achieve from your beautiful alpaca fibre.

Download the entry form, terms & conditions & delivery note