Friday, April 26, 2013

show and tell April

Hi everyone, this is Judy Potts attempting to make my very first blog post.
Here is the Show n Tell from the April Meeting.

4 Ladies showing their morning's work.
Alison used our cutting machine for the circles on these placemats. 

Alison's beautifully hand-appliqued blocks.
Amy H has been knitting up a storm with these lovely baby outfits

 Betty was playing with fabric and created this stunning landscape
 And this creative wall hanging
Carey finally finished this lovely bright quilt.
 Carol has made this cool wallet with the elastic wrapper
Doreen's cushion cover.
and she made another, great work Doreen.
 Fiona made this cool tote bag
Fiona (new Member) again with her quilt. Keep them coming Fiona.
 Frances is showing off the needle keeper she made in the morning class
Lynn made this to be raffled for the Disabled Games.
Madeline's bed quilt is still to be finished.
Maureen G made these 2 snazzy bags.
 Maureen G is hiding behind her folding sewing tote
 And here is the back
Pauline bought this on a recent trip to India.
 Rosie G makes cool quilts from the Canteen bandanas and is looking out for more. If anyone has some to donate Rosie would be very grateful. She gives the quilts back to Canteen. Here are two of her recent finishes

Rosie G has been very busy quilting.
and another by Rosie G.
Vanda showed us a sample of the quilts they are making for Top Kids Kindy. Well done 
 This is Ruth's Carrie Hall Sampler finished top. It is completely hand pieced and she is going to hand quilt it in her floor frame. You are a star, Ruth!


  Now we are onto the club Fabric Challenges. This was sponsored by Jeanette and Owen Holdaway from Janome Sewing Centre. Thanks, Jeanette and Owen.

First up is Alison B's entry. A lovely wall hanging.
Carol made a lap sized quilt

Colleen O'Neill made good use of the challenge fabric.

 Donna had fun with her snowman and his quilt

 Frances made a lovely job of this hand appliqued wall hanging which won the Committee Choice and was joint Viewer's Choice
 Helen went with a Modern Quilt theme

Jenny R.'s quilt says it all! 

 Karen A make a cute bag, making a feature of the fabric selvedge
 Rosalie made a family crest wallhanging
 Sue E won the Novice prize with this very clever use of the challenge fabric and also was joint winner of the Viewer's Choice
Veronica won the challenge with her entry (ed. note. We haven't got a photo yet but watch this space!
I now have a photo of Veronica's winning entry. A well deserved win. 
 This is a close up shot of her quilt.