Class show and tell

Morning

Back to a full house this week.  Marilyn returned and has her circle border ready to stitchLeanne is close to getting her final border on her “Carousel” (pattern by Sandra Boyle, Everyday Quilts)and worked on the last of the diamondsthis is block 15 of 16 for DeniseBeth was working on diamonds tooSue E started to machine her bordersshe’s finished Block 3 of “Matildaand put a quilt in for quilting!and Jo was working on an oldie but a goodie, changing the size of both the hexies and the overall quilt, so a little bit of working out to be done.Afternoon

Carylin stayed all day and had show and tell for both groups; this finished quiltand her owl quilt which she machine quilted herselfand as both are being sent to Germany they needed labels, so we had a lesson on label makingCarylin’s Mum suggested that this fabric might be good for Carylin to make into something……so she didand in class she chose some sections to be broderie persed onto the cornersFernanda stayed all day too, she has finished Block 3 of “Matildaand her “Sweet Sunday” quilt topto which she added borders, so it’s now ready to be hand quiltedI showed Fernanda how to make a sweet thumb/finger pincushionand, wanting ideas for a quilt for one of her nieces, we came up with thisyes, you’ll have to wait for further installments!

Cheryl worked on more of her quarter-square-trianglesHelen made up some more of her “Sweet Sunday” blocks (and may have done a little shopping!) – love the strawberriesJane played with more embroideryand Frances started choosing fabrics and cutting out for another “Aunts’ Quilt” block.Meredithe x

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9 Responses to Class show and tell

  1. Linda Tiernan says:

    Wow…..all the Thursday ladies are motoring along at a rapid pace…..amazing work!! I look forward to catching up with everyone next Thursday…..and I think a refresher lesson in hand quilting, as my recent efforts resulted in a VERY painful arm for a few days…Mmmmmm….

  2. Carole Minihan says:

    So much to say here, Denise keep going with your last Carousel block, Sue E yes that border great job, bugger i missed the label class, and finallt Carolyn beautiful work as usual but do you sleep, back in Melb see you next week

  3. Yes, a good day. Well done all!

  4. Pamela says:

    Interesting fabrics and great projects!

  5. Susan Creer says:

    Love seeing what your students and fellow quilters produce.
    Susan Creer

  6. Kyle says:

    What a great show and tell today!

  7. Carrolyn v says:

    Although I haven’t commented much….I am always awaiting and loving your blog entries. I sooooo love what you ladies do with color and design. In my neck of the woods (literally and figuratively), people are more timid to mix so many patterns, prints and colors in one block or quilt. I try to copy what you do and am told things are much too busy! Bah humbug! Your pieces and designs make my heart sing! Oh, please save me a place at your design table! Australia is sewwwwwwww on my bucket list!

  8. frayedattheedge says:

    My goodness, your students are a busy bunch!! I love the strawberry fabric, it’s just made for fussy cutting!!

  9. Judy says:

    I have to agree with Carrolyn V, the work you gals do is amazing. The colors, the prints, and those “not for the faint of heart” patterns! Your blog is so inspiring, thank you.

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