Well, here we are in the second week of the new year, can you believe it!
So far I been enjoying my break, a time to relax and recharge.
However it has not been all rest, I have been working on a rather large quilt that I will reveal later. Stay tuned.
Over the past couple of days I have had one of my grand daughters (9 year old) staying with me. We decided to make some Joey pouches. So into the stash we went, set up 2 machine and in to it. All for a good cause. A couple of photos to show our progress.
Bye for now.
In August we had a kaleidoscope Quilt workshop held at Gunnedah Fashion Fabrics.
With one fabric and a small amount of contrast, cut carefully and the magic begins. We had 3 colour waves, yet each quilt looked totally different.
This is the original black fabric.
In September I travelled to Kiama for a Jelly Roll Rug workshop.
It was a great day, lots of colour. Well done ladies.
More rug photos in previous .
Final round up for 2019 tomorrow.
Mystery Quilt and Free Motion Quilting.
June was a big month for me.
It started with a workshop called “Strippy Scrappy” making the blocks and joining them together using a “Quilt as you go” technique, there were some gorgeous results.
Later in June came the Sydney Quilt and Craft Show.
I entered a quilt I made called “Sisters”. The fabrics that I used were given to me by two of my sisters, Annette and Sue, which they purchased in Japan while on a quilting tour.
On the Sunday night prior to the quilt show I received and email. This was telling me that I had won a prize, but not what the prize was. Would I be able to be in Sydney on Wednesday for the presentation – of course I was going to be there. Before I went to bed that night I had booked flights to Sydney and back for Wednesday.
At the presentation I was awarded 2nd place in the Pieced Quilt Professional category and I was over the moon.
That’s it for today, tomorrow I’ll tell you about the rest of June and beyond.
Continuing my recap of 2019 takes us to May.
English Paper Piecing – Hexies.
These were samples I used in the workshop.
The ladies worked on either the pin cushion or a table mat with some fabulous results.
Tomorrow I will take us back to June, a big month!!
Well here we are at the end of 2019, it feels like it went by in a blink.
I haven’t been on here since February, so I have decided to do a small recap of some what you may have missed.
The Regular General Sewing Classes have gone along as usually, Tuesday evenings weekly, Tuesday monthly, Thursday monthly and Saturday afternoons monthly.
The Junior Sewing Classes have been running smoothly, Tuesday Or Thursday afternoons twice a month. With the January holiday class ready to go.
Workshops were popular. In February we had Get to know your Overlocker.
Jelly Roll Rug making was so much fun with classes in March and April here in the studio with another in Kiama in September.
Some of the colours were just amazing! Well done ladies!!
Enjoy the photos, more recap tomorrow.
Some years ago I designed a quilt called “Chloe’s Quilt”, the quilt top was made for a Mystery Quilt Weekend. The weekend came and went, we then went on and sold many patterns and kits for it – but still the quilt remained unfinished.
Guilt got the better of me just before Christmas, when during a conversation about quilts with my grand daughter it came up that it was still not finished.
So today is the day, it is finally finished and ready for her bed.
Happy New Year! Hope your 2019 is getting off to a wonderful start!
Now, as you know, we were selling our digital patterns through the website Craftsy. However, over Christmas, Craftsy became Bluprint, and the pattern marketplace has been placed on an hiatus. We were included as one of the top designers, so our store is still there, but most of our patterns have been removed, and no new patterns can be added yet. We have not been given a timeframe for when or even if the pattern marketplace will be available again.
So in light of this, we are busily working on new ways to have our patterns available for online purchase. In the meantime, if you would like to purchase any of our patterns, please contact Therese via email or phone 0402 867 180.