Template class

I had the pleasure of teaching my Template Workshop at Sewn and Quilted to ten very enthusiastic quilters on Saturday. I begged and borrowed quilts and blocks from Mrs Mac and Helen, and together with my own quilts and blocks we had quite a display

20150531-104624.jpgAfter going through the basics, the students chose their template set, selected fabrics, and set to cutting out. We had a bit of fun playing with a Sue Daley mirror

20150531-105047.jpgseeing the different effects we could get from fabrics with the templates.

While the students were busy cutting, a gentleman, Alex, came into the shop and showed us his latest quilt

20150531-105351.jpgand this is the back

20150531-105454.jpgBy lunch, or soon after, all the blocks were cut out, laid out, and hand piecing lessons begun. Take a look at these…..

Annetta

20150531-105623.jpgChris

20150531-115437.jpgTanya

20150531-115502.jpgKaren

20150531-115525.jpgIrene

20150531-115546.jpgPauline

20150531-115610.jpgCatriona

20150531-115632.jpgKaye

20150531-115652.jpgTrish

20150531-115713.jpgand with humble apologies to Theresa – I forgot to take a pic of her block! So sorry, Theresa.

There was even time for a little tin envy with this battered beauty of Pauline’s

20150531-115821.jpgBy the time we’d finished for the day, stitching was well underway and the girls had plans for quilts and some for even more template sets! ‘Twas a very satisfying day, in the lovely atmosphere of Sewn and Quilted.

Meredithe x

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6 Responses to Template class

  1. Carole Minihan says:

    Love the fabrics chosen in Annettas block, wow all achieved a lot in a class

  2. Helen F says:

    I want the “Annetta” block !!!!!! haven’t seen that one before!! Looks like it was a fun class M!! x

  3. Linda says:

    I have a thing about those green templates…can’t resist them and have used quite a few…keep making them please 🙂

  4. What an amazing array of blocks. I think I recognised the quilt in the bottom left of your collage – I recall Helen playing around with the blocks at Sewjourn!! And Alex’s quilt is stunning!

  5. Heather B. says:

    I love those blocks from your template class Meredithe. I have a couple of your templates and now I want some more! x

  6. Love Tanya’s cow….xx

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