Monday, January 24, 2011

18th January, 2011

Val, Esther, Evi, Emma, Kate, Jennifer and a late arrival, Barb met in our usual venue. Barb had a good excuse for being late - she had been celebrating her birthday with her family.

Val's Bernina had broken down as she frantically tried to finish two quilts in time for her daughter to take them to Germany. The upside of that was we got to see them in Show and Tell.

It seems that Val is not the only person to have recently had trouble with a new Bernina. I guess like everything else, they don't make them like they used too!

Esther brought some spare copies of various magazines and in "Creating Country Threads Stitchery magazine" Vol 11, No. 1, pp 84-85 the patchwork group featured is Waverley Patchworkers and Jennifer's quilt, Flying Free is prominently featured.

Speaking of Waverley Patchworkers, Jennifer is now the Treasurer and is written up in the January issue of their newsletter.

The same issue also has a nice wedding photo of Desley Regan.
 Val and her smart chenille bag - the panels were from a trading table.
I think this is Val's intricate work.
Luv that cat, Val!
 The first of Val's quilts for Germany
Val's second quilt for Germany - same pattern, but the different colourway has quite a different look.
 Jennifer's Oriental 4.

Emma was busy working on a table runner which the school staff had given her as a Krissy Kringle, but unfortunately I forgot to photograph it.

Bye for now, Happy Sewing!