Te Rauparaha Arena (www.terauparaha-arena.co.nz) and Pataka Art +Museum(www.pataka.org.nz) 25 – 28 April 2013


Follow this link to the Exhibition Entry Forms:  http://www.creativefibre.org.nz/cs/Services.asp?type=124

The Exhibition will have several sections for you to enter.  One of those is ‘Fantastic Fabric’.

We would like you to produce fabric suitable to be made into a garment.  This section will be adjudicated by leading Wellington designer, Alison Blain.  Alison will also design and make up a garment using the winning fabric.

Conditions of Entry
  • To be eligible for this award, fabrics should measure not less than 60 cm and not more than 150 cm in width.
  • Fabrics should be at least 5 metres long for widths 60 - 90 cm wide and at least 4 metres long for widths over 90cm.
  • All techniques are eligible for selection (woven, felted, knitted, etc).
  • The winner of this award will consult with Alison Blain, who will design and make up the winning fabric into a fashion garment for the winner, or for someone nominated by the winner. 
  • The winner will retain ownership of their fabric so as to retrieve the award.  Other fabrics can be for sale, if the entrant wishes.
  • “Non-woven fabrics can be entered in 3 lengths of 2 – 2.5 metres.
Other sections for the exhibition will be advised later.


  1. Is there a form or a deadline for fantastic fabric entries?
    Jenny Ellwood-Wade

  2. Yes - the entry forms need to be in by 22 March and the actual entries Tuesday 2nd and Friday 5th April 2013. I have added a link to the festival entry forms to the Exhibition page.