Friday, October 12, 2018

October show n tell

Our club ran a Tote Bag Class by  Liz Halligan and this is the result.  well done ladies.
Judith A. has made sewing caddy bags and turned them into baby bags.  she attended a bag making class and then turned out miniature versions.
A Heirloom table runner by Judith. It is a hand embroidered cover to go on a 130yr old music box, she still has to finish the tatting to go around the edges. It will be awesome when finished.
sorry not too sure who this colourful quilt belongs to!

 A quilt made by Donna B. for her Great Niece.
and the back is just as colourful.
Another by Donna, this one is a lap quilt for her Brother's 60th.
"Bird Quilt" by Donna.  A pieced top that Donna & her late friend Carey worked on.
A Debbie Mum cross stitch by Donna.
Another one I am not sure who it belongs to, sorry.
"I Want Blue" is the name of this community quilt for a 15yr old boy, made by Frances.
"Baskets and Flowers" Frances started this in 2005 from a tiny image on Pinterest.  She is now hand quilting it so may take awhile to finish!
"Funny Cars" by Carolyn for a 7yr old boy who said he likes cars.  It is a community quilts.  Very colourful.
Another by Carolyn and is for a Grandma so she can give it to her 5yr old Grandson for Christmas.

A Trapunto cushion made by Heather McL. in a Christina Barrington class.
Our theme for this month was samplers/spring.
 This was one made by Rosie C. Helen was the tutor and her cat loves it!!!

these two sampler quilts are by Veronica D. 1st is " Coffee n Cream" as was made at a class at the Cloth Shop. 2nd is called "Black n White with a touch of colour"
a sampler by Heather McL.
and I think this is by Heather as well, her very first quilt.
and once again not sure of the owner of this pretty quilt.  we had a very busy show n tell!!!!
This is a sample of a class by Foxes Cottage, in Foxton.  The club is going to run a class for this, does not have to be Christmas can be what ever you want.  There will be a sign up form at next meeting.
A "Healing Heart" quilt made by our members and put together by Frances.
Our quest speaker this month was Donna Ward, from Hamilton.  She was here to run a Free Motion Quilting class on the Sunday (which was a lot of fun) Here is a selection of her Show n Tell.
 this quilt was her 1st winning quilt  which won her a trip to America for the World Quilt Festival.
 Jewel of The Pacific, nearly 20yrs ago and she won a scholarship for this quilt in Houston.

 Donna bought a packet of charm squares at Quilt Market
English Paper Piecing quilt called "Chasing Rabbits"
 This quilt, another paper pieced quilt, won best overall piecing at the Christchurch symposium.

 these quilts are foundation pieced.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

September Show N Tell

This table runner is called "Starry Runner" and was made by Carol B.  Lovely vibrant colours.
Another by Carol, this is a Christmas Wall-Hanging and was stitched by her and she has used French General fabrics.
Carol has once again been very busy quilting.  Another wall - hanging and was made in a class with Frances and she has finally finished the top!
Carol found the pattern for these fabric baskets on Craftsy and were made using FQs.
This is a "Memory Wallhanging" and was made by Pauline W.  Her Granddaughter, Katherine, wanted a wall hanging of her Daughter Jade's favourite stretch n grows.  An awesome idea and a beautiful wall hanging.
Judith A. has made a little boy very happy with this sweat-shirt.

another by Judith, it is an Eye Spy Quilt.  A wonderful pattern.
This is called "Harlequin" and was made by Mary B.  It was from a kit by Jinny Beyer and Mary bought it to get her out of her comfort zone of only working with murky colours.  A wonderful effort.
Our club members have been busy making community quilts and this one has been made by Madeline McC.
This one was made by Frances H
Another community quilt and was put together by Rosie N. and quilted by Joy E.
 Another one for the chosen community but not too sure who the quilter is, sorry.
and the final one for the show n tell was by Veronica D.

Monday, August 13, 2018

August 2018 Show N Tell

Well not a very big post this month, we had a large number of apologies at our monthly meeting, so this will be short and sweet.
 Judith A. has completed this scrappy quilt.  Lovely bright colours.
Another by Judith A. again nice bright colours.
This quilt, along with a few others, was handed in to St. Vincent's so Madeline is going to finish and quilt them and then raffle them.  Lovely idea.
Our theme for this month was bags.  This one is by Heather.
And another by Heather, this one was hand woven (not by her) and she bought it while in Fiji.
Lynda K. made this bag and also the lovely embroidery.