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Sunday, 25 September 2016

Saturday QAYG Progress

Our Quilt as you go Throw was the project being worked on this Sat. The quilts are coming along beautifully...



Mr J graduated from year 12 this week......HSC exams still to go.....not sure where the time went...



One proud Mum....
Jan



Sunday, 18 September 2016

Quilt as You Go Throw

Yesterday was our 'Quilt in a Day' day......this time around we were quilting as you go....great day. Thanks to all those attending for making it such a great day....



















Sunday, 11 September 2016

The Art House Concert

We made the local paper.....and today is the day......Wallarah Community Band are playing at the Art House Wyong at 1pm today.....


Sunday, 4 September 2016

Friday Showcase with Megan Manwaring


Friday Showcase at QuiltNSW this week we had the pleasure of Megan Manwaring  as guest presenter.......wowwwww such an inspiration....huge body of work.....bright, fresh, crisp...would love to do a class with her.


Couple of E-2-E's finished....

'Escargot'

'Simple Jacobean'

Fathers Day here today......Happy Fathers Day....
Jan

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Day Off

A day off today.....Newcastle Stitches and Craft show went well last weekend and I'm now looking forward to some normal weekends with just class on Sat. mornings.
Lots to catch up on around the house.
Sunday at the Craft show was a bit slow so got lots done on our next Quilt-in-a-day project....


Finished a custom.......lots of freehand...



My daughter plays in Wallarah Community Band....and they competed in the State Band Championships last weekend and WON!!!!!! First place in C grade....well done.
The band are performing at 'The Art House" in Wyong on Sunday the 11 Sept. 1pm. Call 0243351485 for tickets or www.thearthousewyong.com.au.


Jan

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Newcastle Stitches and Craft Show


Getting ready for Saturday at the Newcastle Stitches and Craft Show. Have had a great 2 days so far. Met lots of lovely people. I am on stand B23 with lots of specials on wadding and wide backing fabrics.


Come and say Hi....make the day go quicker...
Jan

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Catch Up


Late last month I taught a quilting class at Material Obsession......a wonderful shop and a great bunch of keen quilters.





A Rug Braiding workshop was held here at Red Shed Quilting with Barb Travis as Tutor.....loved it...


The lovely Barb....




My efforts.....another UFO....

Miss Beth and I travelled down to Sydney last weekend to see the Frida Khalo exhibition and the Archibald Prize.......a great day out where we also took our cameras and took lots of stills and some movie footage....we both want to learn to edit film....



And of course I have been quilting......
A large custom finished.....

Clarinet lesson today and housework....
Jan

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Sydney Quilt Show Judging Day


Yesterday the Sydney Quilt Show Judging Day took place. Many volunteer hands on deck to help  get through the huge volume of quilts.
A long day....left the coast at 6am and returned at 7.30pm.
Show starts at Glebe Island next Wed. through to Sun. with the awards ceremony at 1pm this year.
We were really well looked after on the day by Salley and Robin, lots of yummy morning tea and lunch.


Here's  Kay, me, and Chris at morning tea.


Dont forget to sell your raffle quilt tickets OR buy a raffle ticket. This years quilt is gorgeous....made by Kaye Brown. See you at the show?

Jan

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Still Quilting Away.



Still quilting away....but life here is really hectic with lots of things creeping in to suck up any free time I may have. Once the Sydney Quilt show is over I will be letting a few things go as its too much to juggle and stay sane at the moment. I just want to simplify it all and just QUILT!


'Rustling Leaves' from Lorien Quilting


'Escargot' from Lorien Quilting


'Gusty'  From Lorien Quilting


Lovely colours...quilted with 'Swirls' by Vickie Malaski
We are going out with friends tonight for the first time in ages.....a social life.....what is that?
Jan

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Kath's Quilt


A finish for the lovely Kath is all I managed this week. A custom that took a while .....all ready for the show so can only see the back.....

Clarinet and computer work today....
Jan

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Edge to Edge Week.




'Angel Wings' a much used favourite for kids quilts.


'Embellish' a Lorien quilting Pattern.


'Passion Vine' from Timeless Quilting Designs another favourite.



Happy Mothers Day to all the Mum's.
Jan