Monday Ya-Ya’s

Today’s weather might not look like Spring, but the garden is producing flowers, and Linda had picked these beautiful hellebores to grace the table

20140915-162232.jpgFiona and Trish came up trumps again for morning tea!

20140915-162359.jpgIn the show and tell stakes, Deb had quilted this one for Kim

20140915-162842.jpgThe quilting looks great

20140915-162912.jpgTrish had a special show and tell (just for you, GJ!); she started this at age 11, and every week Trish’s Mum took her to Myer in Frankston to choose four balls of wool

20140915-163057.jpgthose were the days when wool was wool, and a 25g ball cost all of 25 cents!!

20140915-163151.jpgFiona also brought some crochet show and tell (again, for you GJ); this beauty was made by Fiona’s grandmother and bequeathed to Fiona.

20140915-163526.jpgLinda showed us these fabrics, bought as a kit from Amities Textiles

20140915-163816.jpgto make Steampunk blocks!!

20140915-163849.jpgI think they’d look great in with mine, but Linda wasn’t keen to hand them over!!

Kim finished knitting a pair of socks (and I had a lesson on how to finish toes!)

20140915-164043.jpgSandra’s making star-a-day blocks

20140915-164116.jpgMargaret’s having fun with hexagons – and had a pretty piece of Liberty

20140915-164152.jpgLinda’s ploughing on with her hexagons

20140915-164229.jpgTrish is working on her pretty Liberty stars

20140915-164307.jpgFiona appliquéd basket handles

20140915-164338.jpgDeb is cutting clamshells from leftovers

20140915-164417.jpgand I’ve finished two more Steampunk blocks

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and set up another

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Such a productive day!

Meredithe x

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14 Responses to Monday Ya-Ya’s

  1. Suz says:

    WOW! You were all very productive! I love both those ‘vintage’ crochet projects- real family heirlooms! And your steam punk count is growing- how many now?

  2. Glenda says:

    What amazing crochet! I want to see them next month please!!!!
    A wonderful day of show and tell and creatitivity!!
    I spent the day clearing out the bedroom cupboards and wardrobe ready for new bed on Thursday! The op shop will do very well !!!!!
    I know where I would have preferred to be !!!
    See you next month ya ya’s!!!
    Gjxxx

  3. Pip says:

    Very productive indeed, I love how the Steampunk blocks work in very nicely colourwise with Kim’s socks. I would have been eyeing off those fabrics from Amitie too.

  4. Cécile says:

    Hello !
    What production !! I love the fabric with birds …I never saw it like that ! So cute !!
    The others blocs are so nice too !
    Another wonderful day for you and your friends ! That’s fun ! 🙂

  5. barbvedder says:

    what fun. great projects! love the steampunk blocks and fabrics.
    Yummy treat too.

  6. Tina says:

    Oh such lovely projects and what fun you all must have together ! I love the table runner in the very first photo, it’s beautiful .

  7. lyn lindsay says:

    Oh, I’m exhausted just looking at your productivity, go girls!!! all looks great and how terrific to have a group getting together to share their work and no doubt simply share life, lovely.
    Love your table runner just looks great and the Hellibores set the runner off beautifully.
    Thanks for the Monday share, also going to get going and use up a lot of my stash and do some clam shells, thanks for the inspiration.
    Have a great week, keep on stitchin’, Lyn

  8. Sandy R. says:

    You have some very yummy items to show. I love the Tumbler table runner also…all projects are very nice.

  9. Helen F says:

    luuuv her grannies crocheted rug!!!

  10. judy paton says:

    You have inspired me with your steam punk blocks, so today ordered my kit, templates , fabric etc, cant wait to get started. Judy

  11. As Miss Helen didn’t comment on the birdie fabric, I guess she didn’t notice it! Lots of super work – you have all been very busy!

  12. Carmel Leybourne says:

    Thank you Meridthe for the lovely interesting post.👏

  13. Ann says:

    Looks like everyone has been very productive. Look forward to seeing you all next month. X

  14. Judy says:

    Okay, enough….I am going to have to purchase that Steampunk pattern. Love the look and your fabrics are great.

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