Saturday stitching

Sewing on Saturday was at Miss Kaye’s. It’s a pleasure to visit her beautiful home; Kaye is a collector and there is always so much to see, look at, behold!

20141026-115434.jpgSuch a delight!

20141026-115504.jpgAs well as a feast for the eyes, there’s always a feast for the taste buds too!

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20141026-115758.jpgI could have indulged my sweet tooth

20141026-115905.jpgbut chose fruit instead

20141026-115946.jpg(Can you see my halo shining??!!)

On the stitching front, Kaye has this old cigar box

20141026-120130.jpgwhich she’s filling with hexies.

20141026-120158.jpgAnd at Quilts in the Barn, Kaye picked up these sweet little blocks

20141026-120354.jpgMiss Helen has bought a Hoshi Star template set and with fabrics purchased last week started a Lemoyne Star.

20141026-120533.jpgMrs Mac (thankfully!) brought along her lozenge quilt she started last week so you can see it now.

20141026-120707.jpgMiss R was stitching in a different way with this pretty cross stitch

20141026-120815.jpgI got to lay out all my Steampunk blocks!

20141026-120903.jpg25 to go!!

As mentioned earlier, Kaye is a collector and one of her indulgences has been wash boards. This passion started with this little one

20141026-122051.jpgand grew,

20141026-121314.jpgand grew,

20141026-121404.jpgAnd grew!

20141026-121020.jpgAs you can see the laundry wall is full; there was room for another little one on the other wall

20141026-121541.jpgbut, That’s It!!!

Another of Kaye’s passions is flying geese…….or variations thereof!

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20141026-121724.jpgSuch fun!

How was your weekend?

Meredithe x

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8 Responses to Saturday stitching

  1. Jo le Cheminant says:

    Some lovely stitching ladies. Those Steam Punk blocks are ‘wild’! Very little stitching this weekend for me, Saturday attended a workshop on native bees, and Sunday visited a Zen garden using only native Australian plants. The LillyPilly trimmed into a ‘Cloud Tree’ was amazing! This garden was part of the Open Garden Scheme.

  2. Glendacust says:

    What a wonderful collection of goodies !!!
    And as usual fabulous stitching!!! Gjxx

  3. rachaeldaisy says:

    I love seeing collections of things, I’ve never seen a collection of wash boards though, they look wonderful all lined up along the wall. Lots of lovely stitching as always. Your Steam Punk blocks look wonderful together!!

  4. bermudagirl says:

    Thanks Meredithe for your Saturday Stitching update, again lots of lovely quilty things to look at! You ladies are certainly busy! I love all those antique blocks and the stitchery, as well as all the delectable sweet stuff. Must have been a lot of fun! Thanks to your stitching challenge, I too have been busy, just not on the computer much for blogging stuff. But that will change soon!! I am not only hand quilting pretty much daily I have now gotten back to the sewing machine as I now have my sewing studio back together after my parents visited from Bermuda.
    Hope you are well and have a very creative week!
    Jodie

  5. Cécile says:

    Miss Kaye’s collection is awesome !!! And the wash boards are not curent (=unusual).
    And I luuuuuuuv the lamp !!! So stunning…..
    Congratulations Miss Kaye for all your antique collection 🙂
    Congrats too for all your projects ladies !
    Your steam punk blocks quilt is in progress M !!!!
    This weekend, I have worked on the 25th block of the wedding sampler of Di Ford, the last block !! Yeppeahhhhh !!!!!

  6. Annie Andrews says:

    Very cold and wet at Shelburne Museum but we had the place to ourselves, some glorious quilts, on our way to Lincoln Nebraska to see quilts at the University then it Houston, then home at last, it’s been a long but exciting 7 weeks, love the work you’ve been showing, you’re Steam Punk look great,
    Annie

  7. thimbleanna says:

    Oooh, your steampunks are looking Fantastic!!! Looks like you had a fun day. Love those variations of flying geese at Kaye’s house — how fun!

  8. audrey says:

    Oh my, love the washboards! I only have one–never thought to have more.:)

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