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Waihi Leader - - News - By VERA GOVER

Fif­teen flo­ral art mem­bers at­tended the an­nual De­signer of the Year day in Oc­to­ber at the Sal­va­tion Army Hall.

The ti­tle for the day was Mag­i­cal Pat­terns and an abun­dance of gar­den flow­ers adorned the hall.

There were no in­di­vid­ual groups on this oc­ca­sion and all were vy­ing for the ti­tle. It was Vicky Young­man who achieved this award.

The Best use of Colour Award was given to Bar­bara Edling­ton with her de­sign us­ing a apri­cot an­tir­rhinum sur­rounded by apri­cot roses.

The Best use of Leaves Award was given to Jen­nifer Chap­pel and the third prize was given to Liz Franklin. The af­ter­noon work­shop was with Pauline Lux­ton from Mor­rinsville. The chal­lenge was to cre­ate a modern ver­sion of a tra­di­tional Bie­der­meier de­sign. With Pauline’s guid­ance a su­perb se­lec­tion of de­signs were pro­duced by mem­bers.

Ar­mistice Day

Con­grat­u­la­tions to the women of Waihi and Katikati who cre­ated a mag­nif­i­cent cen­tre stage dis­play in the Memo­rial Hall for Ar­mistice Day com­mem­o­ra­tions, us­ing the wooden flow­ers that had been made at the work­shop in Katikati a few weeks ago.

A fur­ther de­sign is to be done in the foyer for Ar­mistice Day and on this oc­ca­sion it will be fresh flow­ers that are used.

De­signer of the year was Vicky Young­man.

PHO­TOS / BAR­BARA GADD.

One of the Bie­der­meier de­signs.

Best use of colour was Bar­bara Edling­ton.

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