You can see detailed shots and the previous comments on the quilt at http://downthewell.blogspot.com/2011/04/mothers-of-orphans-into-light.html. (sorry about the non-embedded link but blogger is not embedding tonight!! It was shown at Trentham and I was delighted when one of the traders said it was 'the kind of quilt which they asipre to make.'. What a lovely comment!
It arrived back home tonight with the Judging comments. I am posting them openly because I would be very interested indeed in all your reactions to and comments on the comments - whatever they are. Do you argee/ disagree? Can you add some specificity to them for me? etc etc.I will post my thoughts when I have had chance to consider yours, if I may! I am looking for constructve criticism of my work here and assistance in understanding the results so feel free to say what you will.
The possible marks are Excellent, Very Good, Good, Satisfactory or Needs Attention. In the following categories I scored:
Visual impact. Interpretaion of chosen theme: Satisfactory
Originality/ Content: Good
Design, Composition, Colour: Satisfactory
Choice and suitablity of materials and techniques: Good
Surface design and embellishment not applicable
Quality of piecing Satisfactory
Quality of applique satisfactory
use of chosen materials Good
Quality of execution of quilting - satisfactory
Edge treatment, finishing, hanging - satisfactory
The only comment in the large box for Judges comments is' A brave try at some very difficult piecing. I like' vibrant'"