We moved our normally on a Monday meeting to Wednesday so we could enjoy the company of some quilters from Canada (well, not all, but let’s not get sidetracked). Lots of photos to share of the show and tell! Click on any photo and you’ll see all the photos as a slideshow.
Websites for quilt teachers mentioned: Anna Hergert, Suzie Shia, Dana Roman
Fabric from Sugar Pine Company and Quilted Raven
First up, our visitors:
The beautiful result of a “Design Your Own” quilt challenge. The blues and greens could so be Skye too!
Work in progress
Canadian quilter Colleene’s quilt from a Suzie Shia workshop.
Detail from quilt from Suzie Shia workshop.
Back, showing the machine quilting.
Quilt by Colleene Clarke Peterson: “What will I do today, swim or fly?” Great tip: use fine netting over the top to diffuse the hard edges.
The tree is created with tiny scraps of fabric, glued down.
Demonstrating the versatility of Dana Roman’s silk scarves.
Fabric (and chocolates) from across the pond! Many thanks to our visiting quilting for these!
Some more of the lovely fabrics given to the group!
Some more of the lovely fabrics given to us by our visitors, from the Sugar Pine Company quilt shop in Conmore, Alberta.
Skye Quilters’ turn:
Peta’s chicken quilt.
Squares within squares within squares, by Lin.
Lin’s finished silk hanging. It’s displayed sideways because no-one was tall enough to hold it! The top is the yellow, on the left.
One of the woven hanging combining Eastern and Western European inspirations, by Chris.
Work in progress: stained glass flowers by Marge.
Work in progress: stained glass flower panel by Marge. Take a look at that hand quilting!
Christmas stained glass panel by Marge.
Work in progress: kaleidoscope quilt by Jenny.
Detail of Jenny’s latest kaleidoscope quilt, using a print featuring big cats!
Ruby’s Hawaiian appliqué work-in-progress.
Close-up of Ruby’s latest Linus quilt, bring her total ever closer to 140!
Front and back of Ruby’s owl bag.
Ruby and her fun owl bag.
Mug rug by Christine
Cockerel quilt by Christine.
One of Liz’s astounding miniature quilts, for her doll’s houses.
Work in progress by Liz.
Two hangings by Christine
Christine’s bag for carrying works-in-progress
Irene Curren’s wall hanging featuring her own dyed fabrics.
Anne’s New Zealand fabrics quilt.
Back of Anne’s New Zealand fabrics quilt.