SWRI Spring Show

All trophy winners, with seated front centre, from left, Norah Meikle, Federation President, and  Angus Provost Helen Oswald.
All trophy winners, with seated front centre, from left, Norah Meikle, Federation President, and Angus Provost Helen Oswald.

Hundreds of people gathered in Forfar last week for the Angus Federation of SWRI Spring Show.

All areas were well represented in the Reid Hall for the competition on Friday, and on Saturday the doors were opened to the public to view the entries.

Results were:

Small dish of smoked bacon and cream cheese pate – 1, Edith Douglas, Carmyllie; 2, Caroline Lang, Cortachy. Stuffed pepper, uncooked – 1, Janey McFarlane, Kilry; 2, Susan McLaren, Cortachy. Layered vegetable terrine – 1, Marj Henderson, Kirriemuir; 2, Susan McLaren, Cortachy. Broccoli salad – 1, Isobel Buick, Kilry; 2, Freda Knox, Fowlis and Liff. Dried fruit chutney – 1, Isobel Buick, Kilry; 2, Isobel Findlay, Aldbar. Tomato relish – 1, Jean Stewart, Aldbar; 2, May Hadden, Kilry. Savoury roulade – 1, Elsie Nicoll, Memus and Fern; 2, Irene Gilbert, Logie Pert. Kiwi fruit jam – 1, Ann Christie, Kingsmuir; 2, Irene Gilbert, Logie Pert. Red grapefruit marmalade – 1, Margaret Aitchison, Kilry;2, Helen Kelly, Colliston. Summer fruit punch – 1, Janey MacFarlane, Kilry;2, Chris Horrocks, Kirriemuir. Macaroon bar – 1, Dorothy Wilson, Aldbar; 2, Margaret Steel, Auchterhouse. Nougat – 1, June Lawson, Fowlis and Liff; 2,Elsie Nicoll, Memus and Fern. Soda bread – 1, Elsie Nicoll, Memus and Fern; 2, Fiona Husband, Auchterhouse. Croissants, with yeast – 1, Gae Moore, Logie Pert; 2,Isobel Law, Logie Pert. Pineapple tarts – 1,Dorothy Wilson, Aldbar; 2, Caroline Lang, Cortachy. Almond biscuits - 1, Elsie Nicoll, Memus and Fern; 2, Margaret Mackie, Cortachy. Cheese and chive scones - 1, Marj Henderson, Kingsmuir; 2, Caroline Lang, Cortachy. Two small chocolate eclairs - 1, Sandra Boath, Cortachy;2, Caroline Lang, Cortachy. Individual bramble mousse - 1, Freda Knox, Fowlis and Liff; 2, Elma Dickens, Northmuir. Carraway seed loaf (no yeast) - 1, Dorothy Blackie, Aldbar; 2, Isobel Findlay, Aldbar. Wedge of Victoria Sponge sandwich, filled - 1, Nan Reid, Carmyllie; 2, Dorothy Anderson, Silvie and Ruthven. Fairy Tale Birthday cake (decoration only) - 1, Ella McKay, Cortachy; 2, Claire Hill, Letham and District. Floral Art - fresh five blooms - 1, Patsy Paton, Cortachy; 2, Anne Steel, Newtyle. Floral Art - fresh flower arrangement on a sporting theme - 1, Joy Spence, Menmuir; 2, Diane Murray, Eassie and Nevay. Ladies’ shorts - sewn - 1, Alison Scott, Fowlis and Liff; 2, Mary Cuthbert, Drumgeith. Ladies summer nightdress - sewn - 1, Jean Donaldson, Tealing; 2, Alison Stewart, Tealing. Machine patchwork - bag - 1, Kathleen Black, Kingsmuir; 2, Mairi Alexander, Tannadice and Oathlaw. Applique - decorated t-shirt - 1, Mairi Alexander, Tannadice and Oathlaw;2, Doris Black, Letham and District. Cross-stitch - card for a new baby - 1, Jean Donaldson, Tealing; 2,Ella McKay, Cortachy. Sashiko quilting - a cushion - 1, Mairi Alexander, Tannadice and Othlaw;2, Kathleen Black, Kingsmuir. Free embroidery postcard - 1, Margaret Standford, Silvie and Ruthven; 2, Shelia Hawick, Letham and District. Canvaswork - 1, Jean Donaldson, Tealing; 2, Mary Gardner, Stracathro. Hand-knitting - best use of 100g DK wool - 1, Ann Findlay, St Vigeans; 2, Wilma Hendry, Mattocks/Wellbank. Hand-knitting - ladies ankle socks - 1, Cathie Munro, Westmuir; 2, Elizabeth Thomson, Silvie and Ruthven. Crochet - pram cover - 1, Sheila B. Smith, Colliston; 2, Ann Findlay, St. Vigeans. Beadwork - bracelet - 1, Isobel Law, Logie Pert; 2,Cathie Munro, Westmuir. Hand decorated wrapping paper, matching tag - 1, Susan McLaren, Cortachy; 2, Jean Wilkie, Tannadice and Oathlaw. ‘Sport’ page in scrapbooking - 1, Nancy Myles, Colliston; 2,Kathleen Davidson, Glenisla. Novelty draught excluder - 1, Jean Donaldson, Tealing; 2, Janice Swankie, St Vigeans. Photograph - Angus Moment - 1, Mary Ogilvie, Inverkeilor; 2, Liz Clubb, Letham and District.

Art - A Street Scene

Acrylics - 1, Rosie Peters, Muirdrum;2, Nancy Don, Muirdrum. Oils - 1, Marion MacDonald, Cortachy;2, Angela Hamper, Tannadice and Oathlaw.

Watercolours - 1, Gail Renwick, Tannadice and Oathlaw; 2, Sheila Baxter, Colliston. Any other medium/multimedia - 1, Moira Jaffrey, Drumgeith; 2, Meg Woomble, Muirdrum.

Seniors

Homemade mincemeat - 1, Sandra Boath, Cortachy; 2, Margaret Mackie, Cortachy. Cheese biscuits - 1, Jean Stewart, Aldbar; 2, Chris Horrocks, Kirriemuir. Savoury dip with crudites - 1, Isobel Buick, Kilry; 2, Jane Nicolson, Letham and District. Individual summer pudding - 1, Sandra Mitchell, Eassie and Nevay; 2, Elsie Nicoll, Memus and Fern. Pressed flower coaster - 1, Kathleen Davidson, Glenisla; 2, Ann Findlay, St Vigeans. Hand-knitting, mug hug - 1, Helen Menzies, Silvie and Ruthven; 2, Elizabeth Christie, Mattocks/Wellbank. A sewn shopping bag - 1, Margaret McIldowie, Lintrathen; 2, Janice Swankie, St Vigeans. Celebration card - computer generated - 1, Ann Menmuir, Kingsmuir;2, Ella McKay, Cortachy.

Co-operative Exhibit

Large Institute - 1, Kingsmuir;2, Lundie. Small Institute - 1, Inverkeilor;2, Glenisla.

Bulbs

White hyacinths - 1, A. Ramsay, Tealing;2, Patsy Paton, Cortachy. Blue hyacinths - 1, Sheena Smith, Cortachy; 2, Patsy Paton, Cortachy. Pink hyacinths - 1, E. Grant, Memus and Fern. Six daffodils - 1, Susan McLaren, Cortachy; 2, Mary Anderson, Menmuir. Red tulips - 1, Susan McLaren, Cortachy; 2, Patsy Paton, Cortachy. Tete-a-Tete daffodils - 1, Norma Grant, Tealing;2, Patsy Paton, Cortachy. Amaryllis - 1, Lynn Webster, Letham and District;2, Myrtle Brand, Tealing.

Trophies

Babington Challenge Cup - most points overall - 1, Cortachy; 2, Tealing. Pate Challenge Cup - most points larger institutes - 1, Cortachy; 2, Tealing. Murray Cup - most points smaller institutes - 1, Logie Pert; 2 Aldbar. Housewives Cup - 1, Cortachy; 2, Aldbar. Handicrafts Cup - 1, Tealing;2, Tannadice and Oathlaw. Lawrie Cup - most points embroidery - 1, Tealing. Drumgeith Cup - large institute Co-op section - 1, Kingsmuir. Guilds Cup - small institute Co-op section - 1, Inverkeilor. H & H Cuilds Cup - institute with most points S.M. classes - 1, Cortachy/Kingsmuir. Bulbs Cup - Large institute - 1, Cortachy. Cuthbert Shield - bulbs, small institute - 1, Memus and Fern. Fairlie Salver - individual most points S.M. classes - 1, Margaret McIldowie/Elsie Nicoll. Mary Wyllie Trophy - overall in art - 1, Marion MacDonald, Cortachy. Caroline Lang Perpetual Salver - best bowl of bulbs - 1, Sheina Smith, Cortachy. Chairman’s Choice - 1, Cathie Munro, Northmuir - beadwork. Mary Ross Cuthbert Bowl - most outstanding item in a co-op exhibit - 1, Allison Stewart, Tealing. Individual Housewives Trophy - 1, Elsie Nicoll, Memus and Fern. Individual Handicrafts Trophy - 1, Jean Donaldson, Tealing.