A very Millrose weekend – part 1

It’s been a fabulous weekend; ten of us visited the house at Millrose to stay the whole weekend

20150427-142316.jpgand we all achieved so much!

Bev visited just for the Friday and had a quilt to show

20150427-142433.jpgas well as working on her beautiful embroidered bird

20150427-142520.jpgGJ had just a little bit of Liberty fabric

20150427-142649.jpgas she has started on “Passacaglia” by Willyne Hammerstein. This is what she’s made so far

20150427-143128.jpgand over the weekend GJ chose fabrics for the next round, sorting it all in her inimitable fashion!

20150427-143230.jpgMiss F chose fabrics for Judy Newman’s “Emma Mary”

20150427-143517.jpgfrom which she did lots of cutting and made up one block

20150427-143653.jpgJoy was working on these blocks

20150427-143744.jpgleant how to baste a quilt

20150427-143810.jpgand how to hand quilt

20150427-143832.jpgdidn’t she do well?

20150427-143905.jpgJan K was turning a picture into 3D with exquisite needlework

20150427-144340.jpgMiss C had brought along a quilt to snuggle under – just in case –

20150427-144720.jpgand we all loved the back as much as the front!

20150427-144747.jpgBack with more tomorrow…….

Meredithe x

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10 Responses to A very Millrose weekend – part 1

  1. bermudagirl says:

    Wow Meredithe, you have some talented lady friends. You guys are so lucky to have gotten 1 hr of sewing done in that beautiful retreat. You know before, before I started to create, quilt and blog. I was convinced that it was the end to all these beautiful hand crafts and that this sort of stuff was only mass produced and found in shiny magazines like Country Living magazine, but now I know better. Thanks so much Meredithe for sharing.
    Jodie

  2. Hola from Majorca! For once I’m not upset that I wasn’t there, as I look out at the pool and think about going for a swim!!

  3. Carole Minihan says:

    Wow lucky girls it looks lovely, the various crafts you all do, how clever particularly love the bird embroidery extremely clever.

  4. Suz says:

    Miss C’s quilt certainly appeals to me! The needlework is lovely too!

  5. helen f says:

    Just drool over the embroideries!!! How much fabric did you come home with???

  6. thimbleanna says:

    Oh, you lucky girls! It sounds so wonderful — surrounded by beautiful fabric and friends. And I laughed when you said GJ has a little bit of Liberty and then saw the larger than little stash!!!

  7. Fiona Lazenby says:

    Looks like you all had a very productive weekend but, what did you work on ? I’m looking forward to my weekend there (1st time) in 3 weeks. How are the Kettles ?

  8. cocopatch says:

    all is wonderful!!!

  9. rachaeldaisy says:

    How amazing is that 3D cornflower needlework, it looks just like a real flower. Millrose looks like quilters paradise.

  10. Kyle says:

    The creativity was just bouncing from one person to the other. What an awesome place and special time to spend with friends. There’s nothing like it.

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