Friday, 20 December 2013

Machine embroidery workshop 18 January

Example of ideas for machine embroidery workshop.
There will be a selection to choose from. The ones below are as they were at the end of the workshop. I will add finished items later.
 Cheryl
 Vanessa
Mary
 Jayne
 Pauline
Betty

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Grandmothers fan Workshop samples

These are some samples of Grandmother fan the choice for you is what materials to use.

October items

 Sue made this bag then she was hooked and made more.
 Margaret has reinvented herself as Mags bags.
 The other side of Margarets latest bag.
 Margaret also makes quilts. the material was not easy so a very good result.
 Margarets leftovers from the quilt produced this cushion.
 Lynne has made this Batik quilt and Batik always seems to blend well.
 Here is another of sue's bags.
 Sylvia has pieced the background and then added appliqu├ęd leaves. 
 Margaret has not pinched her husbands shirts but its always an option!!!
 Helen has just joined us and made her first cushion.
Jayne has used a clever choice of material to do this simple strippy quilt and added free form flowers.

Friday, 13 September 2013

Diamond Braids workshop Sept 28

This is my sample of the Diamond Braids workshop
 Margaret made her diamond braids with this black white and white material and added sashing.
Betty found a different design by only using 3 braids.

Saturday, 13 July 2013

July Items

 Carol has made a green travel bag. 
 Peggy's travel bag
 Peggy has made this bright quilt for Kieran
 Sylvia has made this Australian animal quilt. So cute.
 Betty has made this bright Linus quilt
Rory has made this purple delight using up her leftovers.
 Marion has made this chair back.
Leanna has made this quilt which has very interesting border corners. Food for thought for others.
June has made this sunflower cushion from her own design.

Circles workshop

This is the sample for the Circles workshop. Inspired by Kandinsky's Concentric circles 

Saturday, 15 June 2013

Stain Glass patchwork workshop

 Sharron made 2 fishes and the border have yet to be added
 Sue did her fish with the painted background and intends to add seaweed yet.
Jayne will add more beads etc to her fish. 

June items


 Linda has made this small cushion for a child's chair.
 Reverse side of the cushion.
Peggy has made a travel bag. 

 Bookwraps made for the Guild
 Julie has finished her Vive le vent. Very good.

 Alex has made this quilt into a headboard. Clever mix of colours.
Marian has made a table runner. Not bad for a beginner hey!!


 Val has made this table runner as a sort of christmas themed present.

 Betty's new bag.
Betty has made her bag. I hope she likes it now its finished. I think so.

May Quilts






Carol has made this table runner. Its so long.
Sue has made a bag for her patchwork bits from Karin Helaby's book. 
The other side.