Saturday, 11 January 2020

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Sew and tell Dec 17 2019

Yvonne made this unusual quilt from a kit. 
All the circles have been cut from one piece of fabric

Detail 1 of Yvonne's quilt

Detail 2

Another beautiful quilt made by Yvonne

Janelle made this quilt as a surprise gift for a 
friend who loves teddy bears

A Christmas wall hanging with a difference.
 All the fabrics feature Australian animals

Detail of Janelle's Australian animal Christmas wall hanging

A little bit of Aussie Christmas cheer for our supper
 table. The 25 year old Christmas ornaments
 were on loan for the evening from Margaret

Maureen made this Kookaburra wall hanging with its 
rustic hanger for her daughter's friend who lost 
everything in the recent bush fires. The Kookaburra 
is her totem

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Sew and tell at Christmas dinner Dec 10 2019

Meredith used Aboriginal fabrics to make 
this lap quilt for a friend who is wheelchair bound

Barbara put this Christmas wall hanging 
kit together with a little bit of help from
 a friend, who did the buttonhole stitching

Jenelle's mum brought her back a panel 
from her overseas travels. She then added 
the double bear paw blocks to make this very
 interesting quilt

Lois added a yellow fabric to her black and white scraps
 to make a bright quillow. 

Lots of Kris Kringle presents and  goodies

Members enjoying sew and tell after a yummy dinner

Waiting patiently for Kris Kringle

Sew and tell Dec 5 2019

Christmas decorations for Meryl's family

For Meryl's grandsons. Sam bought a ute,
 Will bought a car and Thomas works at
 Hungry Jacks after school

For the cat lovers of Meryl's family and friends

Friday, 29 November 2019

Sew and tell Oct 28 2019

A big Happy Birthday to Loraine and Rhonda. 
Our brand new octogenarians
Elly has been busy knitting cute Christmas elves

Carolyn made herself a snazzy machine cover

Christmas placemats from Pat for meals on Wheels

Christmas placemats from Ally for Meals on Wheels

More placemats from Ally

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Sew and tell Nov 26 2019

These two quilts were generously donated for Palliative Care

Xmas place mats donated by Eyvonne for
 Meals on Wheels this year

  A crib quilt from Eyvonne to start off another collection

Patty made this quilt from a kit for her grandson

Janelle's cute "little hooters"

Meryl made this placemat and table runner
 set as a wedding present for her grand niece,
 who loves purple

Placemat detail

Sew and tell Nov 21 2019

Jenny made a cushion cover for her daughter
 using the owl block she free motion quilted
 in Elly's workshop a couple of weeks ago

                 Erica was pleased to finish this block of the month UFO.
 It has been 11 years in the making

Detail of the embroidered blocks on Erica's quilt

Elly finished off the block she used to
 demonstrate free motion quilting in 
her workshop. She then turned it into
 a very pretty wall hanging

Friday, 8 November 2019

Sew and tell Nov 7 2019

Jan started her folded star quilt at Dorigo in 2018
 and is very pleased with the finished product

A close up of a folded star from Jan's quilt

Another folded star

Elly's beautiful shell quilt
Meryl has been making her annual Xmas decs
 for her family. These gnomes are for her
 sons-in-law and her grandsons

Close up of Elly's shell quilt showing her
 very skilful free motion quilting


The following quilts and bags have been donated by a retired quilter in Laurieton