Thursday, December 15, 2016

December Show n Tell 2016

Our club held a Christmas Challenge, make a postcard with a festive theme.  These two talented ladies were the winners. Jean's effort won 2nd prize and Gail  won 1st and 3rd prize. Voting was made by club members.

 Here are the postcards, all wonderful efforts.
 Susie B. made a lovely black & white bag. Brilliant effort Susie.
Jean M showed us her reversible table runner.
This Aran cardigan was knitted by Rosalie C. It is going to be raffled for the Hearing Assn.
 This beautiful sampler was made by Francis. She is our UFO Queen! It has taken her 6 years to complete. It is handquilted, quilt as you go method.  The photo does not do it justice I am sorry, the hand quilting is beautiful.
Another UFO by Francis, but it is going to be finished soon! 
 A table runner for Christmas, by Bep.
Kath E. made a table runner with hand dyed puffs.
 Veronica has finished this Soldier wall hanging in time for Christmas, he is just lovely.
 Another by Veronica, it is a Wreath, or can also be used for a table setting.
 Isn't he adorable. a neddlefelt pussycat, by Veronica.
 Here is a Ngaire Brooks pattern, made by Veronica.
 Also by Veronica, is her finished block of the month, looks stunning in black & white and lime green. This bag is also by Veronica.
 Alison B. is very talented and inbetween making quilts she also has finished this amazing alphabet cross stitch.
 Madeline made this scrappy quilt for her Sister's 60th Birthday.
 Madeline also hand stitched these blocks and has made a lovely quilt.
 This table runner was made in a Anna Williams class, by Madeline.
 Also by Madeline is this delightful Christmas Tree made out of suffox puffs.
Judy A has been busy making Christmas decorations and pinned them on this notice board to display them for us.
 Rosie & Jenny made a table centre mat, they attended a class in Foxton at Foxy Cottage.
 Rosie also made these glass cases.
 She also made this table runner, was a pattern from Grandmother's Garden.
 She also showed us this Jewellery Case she has made, one of 12, a busy lady!.
 Daniella showed us her book art, this is the cover, it was a print class project. Inside is all her photographed work.
 She also attended a weaving course on a Marae and here is her finished Kete.
Dianna has completed this table runner for Christmas.
This is a work in progress by Alison B.
Our club travelled up to Auckland in November for the Auckland quilt show, hence no show n tell for November. we will take a break now and meet back in February.

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