Our Guest Speaker this month was Hugh Ramage who gave us a talk on the life of Mr Singer and about the invention of the Singer Sewing Machines. A very interesting talk and enjoyed by all .
This quilt is titled "A City That Never Sleeps" and is by Elisabeth. She told us that she was at the Apple Basket Quilt Shop one day and saw a group working on a Tula Pink Quilt and felt so inspired that she went home and ordered the book and started on this quilt. She has only done 70 blocks!!! and picked the ones that were easy
a close up of the quilting. She told us that now she is doing a 2nd one out of scraps and is up to block no. 50 !
Another by Elisabeth called "Antique Bargello" She went to a class and was taught the technique of Bargello. The Tutor was Janet Bridgette.
"Piwakawaka" (NZ Fantail) designed by Colleen at Grandmother's Garden and was stitched by Alison .
This is mounted on canvas and is called "My City" Hester attended a jelly plate class using poster paints, black, gold & silver accents within the stitched lines.
"Seasons Arye" by Hester and was made following on from the Jelly Plate Class. This one has been painted, stitched and accents added.
Another by Hester. She attended a class in making a city from 10 fabrics, accent painting & highlighted the stitching.
Kathleen E. was watching past recordings of Alex Anderson on the Living Channel and the guest demonstrator was Gwen Marston on making fibre books It caught her imagination and she made some.
This is the mug Frances takes to work and ....
She saw the picture on Pinintrest and thought she would have a go at making this mug bag. She is definitely not making another.....
Our club is participating in the Mystery Quilt run by "Aimee's Homestead Quilts" Here is a block from the children's quilt and is by Susie and Rosie N
This is the other choice and these two were completed by Morag & Heather.