While Lois was hunting out some fabrics, she came across this little owl needle case that she made when she was about eight years old
Isn’t it sweet?
Adrienne came to class with two blocks made
and a new pin cushion
and by class end we’d chosen and Adrienne had cut out two more blocks
Ellen had three borders with the diamonds pieced together
(and in the process she’d had a little “oops” moment with her design mat!)
and by class end was well underway with the infill triangles
Anne Maree and I had great fun choosing hexagons for a new quilt
Sharyn joined us for the day to have a play with hand quilting using perle thread and a hoop
and she was carrying her supplies in this very cute owl bag
It was long-lesson-day and Lois very kindly shared her soup with me, a scrumptious carrot and orange soup which I’d never heard of or tried before and it was very delicious
We were very shocked when Peggy arrived in class without her sewing machine!
The first time ever, and a very strange sight indeed! However, Peggy was very productive and traced out her lozenge shape on all these fabrics
Alison had her Dresden Plate top together, and discussions ensued as to hand quilting options!
and she only has a few Log Cabin blocks to make on her next quilt
Chris has put this star together
such an amazing use of fabric! We chose another fabric for some little stars to go in the corners and Chris had a play with the cutting out
Marilyn’s little star blocks are looking good
Fiona has some more sweet hexies made
Josephine prepped and started some appliqué
Sue 1 and I (well mostly me!) had THE best time playing with fabrics and choosing combinations of hexies and stars for her next quilt
here’s one cut out
and luckily Josephine had this cute tin containing clips for Sue to borrow to hold another set she cut out
Lisa finished her centre with seconds to spare at the end of class
Peggy brought in these wee knitted hats made by a friend of hers; they will go to the neo-natal ward of a hospital where one of my students works
and as a special treat, we had a visit from (another) Ellen who has just finished her Mrs Billings
Apart from the corners, no fabric has been used more than once in this stunning version. An achievement indeed!