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What a (long) weekend! – part 2

There was one more day of fun scheduled on our (long) weekend. Monday morning we were up with the sparrows and on the road by 8.00am for the long drive from beach to country – Gisborne to be precise. Mary … Continue reading

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Saturday sewing

Louise has found the perfect set of mixed tiles for her kitchen splash back – so many quilting ideas! Sue has been finishing a few things, like these bibs for her new grandson and her Mum’s lap quilt for which … Continue reading

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Quiltessentially Clunes weekend

Last weekend I was delighted to be one of the inaugural participants at a quilting retreat, “Quiltessentially Clunes“ at, as the name suggests, the quaint old goldfields town of Clunes. I went with GJ, Carolyn and Amanda and we stayed … Continue reading

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A Sewjourn weekend

At the beginning of August it was my group’s turn to visit Sewjourn. Even though there were signs of Spring it was cold and we definitely needed this. It goes without saying, of course, that we were well fed (there … Continue reading

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Class show and tell

Wednesday Carole has two of her appliquรฉ blocks finished and I’m very pleased to say that both Deirdre and Jenny have come to the dark side and are hand piecing their stars (yay!!). Anne-Marie set up and started stitching down … Continue reading

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Squealers

Last Saturday (yes, a little behind in bringing you news!) we met at Mrs Mac’s for a lovely afternoon of stitching. Of course, the first thing that caught my eye was this beautiful cup and saucer which is one of … Continue reading

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Class show and tell

Wednesday Before I became their teacher, the Wednesday students had a “long class” once a month staying until 2.00pm and enjoyed lunch together. Last week we decided to reinstate this event, so this week with the extra time, lots was … Continue reading

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Saturday stitching

Miss E was our hostess for sewing last Saturday, and she had some delightful show and tell for us. This box houses some complete and some incomplete embroideries which we had great fun going through and admiring plus a pretty … Continue reading

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Eliott Stitchers

Before getting to Eliotts this week, I called in to see Jan K and was rewarded with a viewing of her students’ work, which I’ve been given permission to share with you. Prepare to be stunned! There’s an elephant who’s … Continue reading

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Darcy’s Girls

Another get together with Judy and our friends was arranged for Monday. We discovered we all loved Jane Austen and have decided to call ourselves “Darcy’s Girls”! We met at Sue’s home; she knows the way to a quilter’s heart … Continue reading

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