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Margaret Oppen Competition Winners

With a theme of 'Diamonds and Other Treasures' the competition has ended and the winners are......

Margaret Oppen Competition Information

Margaret Oppen was one of the founders of the Embroiderers’ Guild NSW Inc. She always enc..

Margaret Oppen Competition 2015

Theme 'Roaring Twenties'

Margaret Oppen was one of the founding members of the Guild and every two years a competition is held in her honour.
The event was opened our Patron Mrs Linda Hurley, see photos at bottom of page.

All photographs were taken by Margaret Gollan (unless otherwise stated).

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Winners & Highly Commended: Traditional, Contemporary, Tutors and Past Winners

Traditional-Esme Smith Reticella Evening BagTraditional-Esme Smith Reticella Evening Bag detailsTraditional-Esme Smith Artist StatementTraditional-Esme Smith Certificate
Contemporary-Helen Parsons Blacksmith's Shop IIContemporary-Helen Parsons Blacksmith's Shop II detailContemporary-Helen Parsons Artist StatementContemporary-Helen Parsons Certificate
Tutors and Past Winners-Enid Taylor Go with GraceTutors and Past Winners-Enid Taylor Go with GraceTutors and Past Winners-Enid Taylor Go with GraceTutors and Past Winners-Enid Taylor Go with Grace
Tutors and Past Winners-Enid Taylor Go with GraceTutors and Past Winners-Enid Taylor Artist StatementTutors and Past Winners-Enid Taylor Certificate
Traditional Highly Commended-Jenny O'Sullivan Hollyhock House (framed)Traditional Highly Commended-Jenny O'Sullivan Hollyhock House (photo Jenny O'Sullivan)Traditional Highly Commended-Jenny O'Sullivan Hollyhock House (photo Jenny O'Sullivan)Traditional Highly Commended-Jenny O'Sullivan Hollyhock House (photo Jenny O'Sullivan)
Traditional Highly Commended-Jenny O'Sullivan Hollyhock House (photo Jenny O'Sullivan)Traditional Highly Commended-Jenny O'Sullivan Artist StatementTraditional Highly Commended-Jenny O'Sullivan Certificate

Traditional

Audrey Best - My HatEsme  Smith - Reticella Evening BagJenny O'Sullivan - Hollyhock HouseLiz Meakin - Cloche
Margaret Veenstra - It's Time to PartyMarion Pratt - Wedgewood Evening BagRoslyn Auchterlonie - Handbag with Floral Embroidery

Contemporary

Barbara Reinhard - Blue Bird of HappinessGeorgina Wilson-Green - ExpectationHeather Grant - Dancing ShoesHelen Parsons - Blacksmith Shop I
Helen Parsons - Blacksmith Shop IIHelen Parsons - Blacksmith Shop IIIJaci Heyman - Flapper Cloche HatJulie Wicks - Fashion Plates
Margaret Smith - Egyptian InfluenceSheila Beer - The Roaring TwentiesTeressa Valenti - Skins of ColourWendy Schmid - With Thanks to Sonia Delaunay

Tutors and Past Winners

Barbara Allum - Shoes Shoes ShoesElaine Dwyer - Hat BoxEnid Taylor - Go with GraceSusan Barker - Art Deco Dreaming
Val Tomlins - Learning to Fly
 

Opening Night

President Dr Jenny Marty Introducing dignitariesOur Patron Mrs Linda Hurley opening the eventJudges  Nicola Jarvis (L) and Effie Mitrofanis (R) with Mrs Linda Hurley (Cntre)