Denise stopped for coffee on the way to class and look what jumped out and said “take me! take me!” which she did and they were enjoyed muchly by one and allDenise’s son has a penchant for these chocolates so there are lots of empty boxes around which she’s putting to good useand she managed to get all 52 squares cut and marked up ready for hand piecing as well as doing a little retail therapyMarilyn started stitching her “Sweet Sunday” blocks and this one has part of an embroidery that Marilyn made when she was but a girl of 14 years – very specialJo has one more seam to stitch on this “Carousel” block (pattern by everyday quilts)and together we chose fabrics for several more (looks a bit of a mess, but Jo knows what’s what!)Sue E sewed the last couple of seams of her quilt top and had a ta-da! momentand then she cut up different yellows ready for the bindingCarole had pink bows on this block but had blue ones on the others, so she started the change over to blueAnne-Maree had a lesson in curved appliqueand Carylin was busy hand quilting.
I cracked the whip with Fernanda and by day’s end she had her star top finished – another ta-da! momentwith the other students, Frances has finished sewing on the tiny pom-poms and embroidered the edges of the clothsand she made more of her 4-patch blocksTineke went crazy sewing up heaps of her triangle hexagonsso we did a lay-out and instead of appliqueing them into place, I suggested she use embroidery stitches……so she did Cheryl explored more embroidery stitchesand Jane prepped and stitched these “Sweet Sunday” blocksMeredithe x
This class is held at Sewn and Quilted