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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Splendid Sampler

Blocks 3 & 4


I'm doing machine blanket stitch for any applique in this project which isn't like me really 
but I have sooooo many projects on the go that this is just for fun and to use my stash.

This block would look much better needle turned but hey you get that sometimes.


A little retail therapy from Sue Daley.....



Very naughty really.....

Toodles




Monday, February 22, 2016

Gail Pan workshop


Thanks to Maree for organising such a fabulous weekend with Gail Pan....
it's so nice to spend time with like minded girls and having Gail's wonderful kits to stitch.
Gail was so generous with her time, everyone enjoyed chatting and having a good giggle with her too.
 What a bevy of beauties......

 Maree put together these lovely  applique kits for Saturday


Inside was our project for the day but I don't seem to have a photo of the pattern
its called Scrappy Red Baskets.


Great displays of Gail's work.



My table companions.....




Sunday saw us with another wonderful project....

So excited about this one.....love it.


Lovely little hexie bag made for us by Maree....

inside there was everything we need for this project.


I  only took photos of naughty food....



I won a door prize..... lucky me


Thanks so much Maree




Some of my shopping.....


Finally a big Thank you to Gail for the workshop .....
and of course Maree for all her hard work to bring it all together.


Now to get these projects finished......

Toodles

Friday, February 19, 2016

Block 2

Block 2 of "The Splendid Sampler"


I havd a big day out tomorrow at a Gail Pan workshop so I'm off to bed now.
Toodles 

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Glenrose retreat Feb 2016


Another wonderful retreat this year at this gorgeous place.......

all one can ask for really.....
great accommodation, fantastic ladies, laughing and eating.....

Oh yes .... sewing of course




Devon shire tea on arrival....


 Lots of sewing projects from all the girls so this is a photo overload.....

I have just realised that I haven't a photo of Teresa so I had to pinch this from Sandi ...

Jenny and Teresa


me and De

Teresa's fantastic projects.... you did so well.


A wow look at this.....
Teresa's Postcards from Paris quilt almost finished.....

Super job.....love it


Susan escaped my camera too so thank you Teresa for this photo...


I just love this wall hanging that Susan made....


Susan's quilt progress.


Jenny with her terrific little bags


and slippers


De with her projects....



These monkeys are so cute.


De's quilt for her camper trailer and it is soooo huge, wonderful.


Sandi with her mug bags....


Such a cute bag


This is such a great photo of Noela.....


Noela had a table runner theme to her projects


Great work Noela, they look terrific.


Norreen with her zippy bag, beautiful fabric.

Well done ....

My quilt tops done....
Hidden Stars...


and a Japanese quilt.


I was very pleased with my efforts.....

A lovely fat 1/4 gift from Glenis the owner of the retreat.....
and my shopping


Yummy food .....


Shopping at Canning Town.....


Last but not least we all  joined in with the Splendid Sampler.....
 they all look fantastic..... well done girls.

naturally Sandi made 2......


my Heart block


Great bunch of girls....
Thank you for another wonderful retreat.....


 last cuppa together before the goodbye hugs...


 I hope I haven't forgotten anything or anyone.... 
I'm off now to my comfy chair for a well deserved rest.

Toodles