Squealers

Saturday’s sewing day was at Maree’s and we had a great turn out of Squealers – eight of us in all. We all bring something to share for afternoon tea.

20150405-160614.jpgOrganised people bring home made chocolate chip biscuits and home made scones with home made jam, and those of us less organised (me!) bring Easter eggs!

Melbourne does Autumn spectacularly well, and Saturday was no exception.

20150405-160947.jpgWe had a sneak peek at Maree’s design wall

20150405-161024.jpgand a look around her sewing space

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20150405-161118.jpgKaye has been working on a commission quilt

20150405-161144.jpgwith lots of appliqué

20150405-161204.jpgand lots of embroidery (I wanted to take it home with me!!)

20150405-161231.jpgand now that the top is finished, Kaye can get back to her own project

20150405-161316.jpgCathie had some lovely fabrics for a baby quilt

20150405-161354.jpgMrs Mac was working another embroidered basket

20150405-161432.jpgMaree had progressed with her knitting

20150405-161459.jpgand Miss V is knitting for her grand daughter

20150405-161536.jpgMiss E is on a finishing quest and and thought she should finish this long stitch, started when her daughter was two……..

20150405-161634.jpgsaid daughter is now 19!!

Helen was happily appliquéing

20150405-161757.jpgand I was cutting out more of “those” blocks!

20150405-161829.jpgI’ll show you what I’m up to in a week or so!

Meredithe x

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11 Responses to Squealers

  1. Some gorgeous work there. Looks like lots of fun.

  2. Mary says:

    So many interesting projects. The circle block with the little triangles is very unusual. I love those embroidered baskets, too. I’m excited to see what all of your cutting is for? Lastly, I appreciated seeing the autumn colored leaves on the trees. My state (CA) is having a drought and our governor says it’s time for mandated water reductions. Today the news said a light rain shower is expected tomorrow morning with heavier rain in the afternoon. This won’t alleviate the drought but it will be a nice change and probably the last rain we’ll see until next winter.

  3. Helen F says:

    Was the BEST day M!!!!

  4. Kyle says:

    I love watching the colors change both for quilters who have autumn days approaching and for those where spring is starting to bloom. And your new blocks are colorful no matter what hemisphere you’re living in.

  5. what quilt is Helen making – I love floral applique- Carol from Florida

  6. lyn lindsay says:

    The ‘get together’ looked fantabulous, I am having a get together tomorrow morning but just one which will be lovely and we’ll chatter non stop about the projects in hand and on the boil, I too am the ‘bought’ something for morning tea type, oh well all about the company after all, thanks for the view, very enjoyable, go girls.
    Lyn

  7. Cécile says:

    It was certainly a great day !! If Kaye doesn’t know what to do with her commission quilt, she can think about me ! LOL !
    Thank you for sharing M and have a nice tuesday !! 🙂

  8. I should have been there!!

  9. Hilda says:

    Wow – what a great variety of beautiful work! Always a pleasure to see what you have to share with us 🙂

  10. Chookyblue says:

    so many gorgeous things happening in this post…………happy days………

  11. Chas Spain says:

    So glad to see other people working on their projects with a 17 year break in between! I have a few half upholstered chairs in similar state if anyone in the group is keen?

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