Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Bargello Quilts and last sewing day for 2006

Friday 24 November was bargello day. Four bargello wall hangings will be finished soon.
We had a great day cutting, sewing, re cutting and unpicking before we could leave with larger pieces pinned together. Only a few action photos were taken. More later when they are finished.
We proceeded to the Mt Perry Hotel for dinner that night. Our Christmas evening a bit early but who cares !
What bliss , no meal to worry about preparing, the husbands and children catered for themselves.
A bit of a holiday and we start again in January on Friday 19.
Interested teeenagers are invited to learn to sew . Ruth has found some bag patterns if they want to make one.
Plans are underway for our kaleidoscope workshop in May. We may also do free motion quilting in February 07. Sounds like a busy year ahead.

Thursday, November 09, 2006

Mt Perry Dump Truck Pull

Saturday 11 November is a new event on the Mt Perry calendar.
A mine dump truck is going to be pulled by teams of 12 people down the main street of town.
Market stalls, Armistice Day ceremony at 11am, land auction, the dump truck pull heats and finals, and live entertainment throughout the day means we'll be well emtertained.
Funds raised from this event goes to Youth Focus for prevention of youth suicide.
With the recent RAIN there should be smiles on all our faces.
Hope to see all our quilters there.

Friday, November 03, 2006

Plans for Sewing Day 24 November 06

Next sewing day will be 24 November 2006. Ruth will be helping everybody to make a bargello wallhanging. Kerry has the pattern book with sample photo and material requirements if you need further information.
We are hoping to sew all day, and have a final patchwork day for 2006 dinner at the hotel that evening.
Hope to see you all there.

This is a technique similar to bargello.
Quilt made by Ruth, October 2006
using hand dyed fabrics.