Dorset Arts & Crafts Association Exhibition Awards

The exhibition includes fine art, photography and crafts exhibits, workshops for children & adults and numerous crafts stalls. The exhibition attracts an extremely varied range of crafters and artists from all over Dorset, most of the work being of a very high standard in quality of workmanship and originality of design.

I entered some items into the exhibition at Purbeck School, Wareham, for the first time this year, not really expecting to win anything.

So it was a lovely surprise when I went to pick up my items today to find that every one of them had won an award!

DACA entries

My crochet dresses both got ‘Work of Special Merit’

Judge’s Comment:
‘A most creative way to use crochet doilies and mats. The colours compliment the various styles and designs. Well done – these are impressive pieces of work. I would love to talk to you about your unique creations.’

pyrography 2

Each of my pyrography pieces got ‘Highly Commended’

All these items are available on Etsy.
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/OldDogswithNewTricks

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