Wednesday, February 15, 2012

On Thursday we had a great class, the ladies are keen to start new projects and learn new techniques. We had three new ladies start, they all have very different craft backgrounds. One with no patchwork experience, one lay who has done a little patchwork and one very creative lady who is part of the textile group that I am a member of also. So it will be interesting to see their progress and finished projects over the next few weeks.

Kris and Esme had never met before, but they both brought the same project along, although in very different prints and colours

Pat was there trying to finish her lap quilt for her friend, it is coming together slowly, and is looking great.

Julie is made and was basting a young girls quilt, sorry Julie I can't quite remember who the quilt is for. Julie was also finishing off some cushion covers and was getting herself into a tangle with her bracelet and watch.

We let her struggle for a while until Pat gave her a hand.

Susan has started a fairly new project, the embroidered blocks were finished last year and is now putting them together to make a wall hanging. Susan is using a beautiful floral fabric to enhance the embroideries. It is going to look great when it's finished. I hope to get a photo of it hanging on the wall in her dining room.

Patsy is cruising along with her projects, over the last two weeks when I was away she kept herself busy making the red and green quilt. We are now tackling a Bargello table runner. Love the colours.....

Julie is showing off Patsy's quilt top

Lynne D is finishing off her charity quilt, and is finding the quilting so much easier now she has a new machine. Lynne lashed out a bought herself a new Janome Horizon and is telling everyone how good it is....

Renarta is back and is working on a new kit project. The fabrics are just gorgeous soft greys,  white and red and we are doing  stack and whack blocks. New technique and is also quick and easy.

Angela is working on her latest block of the month and was practicing her free motion quilting also.

So all in all a very busy morning that everyone enjoyed, and I will see them all again tomorrow. I really enjoy Thursday class spending the morning with such lovely ladies.......  

Happy stitching -------- Cathy


  1. Thanks for the update Cathy. love the info and ideas.
    Hope you had a great trip and sorry to have missed you both here and there.

  2. it was a great class, thanks Cathy! Sorry will not be there on thursday, work again! - Renata