Saturday, June 30, 2012

Bird 12x12 Challenge

May's 12x12 Challenge was Birds.
A lot of us missed May's meeting so we saw them all this month.
As usual there was a lot of variety.
 Annette made this cute pink flamingo
 Annette d's pretty peacock
 Sue's Big Bird
 Noel has her birds on the Ark along with flying geese
 Jules lovely birds on perches
 Dragica's Rooster
 Dianne's cheeky Pukeko
Claire's William Morris birds

Friday, June 15, 2012

Trapunto with Anna Williams

On Sunday we had Anna teach Trapunto.
Anna's sample for the class.
Anna's quilt "Now and Then"
 A great idea for the quilt label.
 Some of the trapunto from the back of the quilt.

 Anna with Lynne
The ladies all practicing free motion quilting.
Show and Tell.
This class was a lot of fun and we all learnt so much.
Thanks to Anna Williams for coming to Auckland and sharing her
techniques with us.  We are having her back again next year.

Celtic Alphabet with Anna Williams

Last Saturday's workshop was Celtic Alphabet with
the very talented Anna Williams.
 Anna brought along some of her work to show us.
Some photos of everyone hard at work.
Anna using Wendy's piece to demonstrate the next stage.
 Karen preparing her letter.
Val copying the celtic design
 Claire's alphabet ready for the celtic design.
 The celtic design.
 Annette's A
 other Annette's S
 Val's H
 Sybil's B
Show and Tell at the end of class.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

May Meeting

I wasn't at the May meeting so Jean supplied the following photos.
 It was hand over day for Community quilts.
 A selection of the quilts given to our community group,
Age Concern.
 More community quilts
 Show and Tell from Ann Herrick's workshop, "Trip Around the World".

General show and tell with Brenda.
Committee's challenge was tablerunners.