Sunday, 28 August 2016

Sights, Ideas, Art and Designs.

Since my last post I have been to so many interesting places and seen lots of wonderful things.No sewing but heaps of inspiration.
 First up was the Warwick Jumper and Jazz. It's hard to believe you would see so many stunning  things  made from wool. Every step you took you saw more remarkable art work. It was so hard to know what to look at first.  I have put up a few pics to give you a little taste.

       Even the people dressed up in wool cloths, hats, hair and beards

Love this piece. Looked like a very large crocheted rug but it was bottle tops all zippy tied together.

                   Glass wall at a coffee shop.

The end of July it was time to meet up with P and R again. This time in Melbourne

A few of the things I found interesting while getting around Melbourne.

My next stop was Sydney. This time Rob and I done the Penrith Mad Quilters. While Pauline was in   Bali teaching.
I got to catch up with family which was great. My cousin Dice took me to a craft Opp Shop. Now I know what happens to all our treasures when we pass on.

                                                                  Shirt fabrics

                                                        Beautiful wool fabrics

         Rob and I ready for our First day to start at Mad Quilters.

The Next stop was Canberra where Pauline Joined back up with us. Sorry no photos. I would love to show pics of all the wonderful quilts I see at each show but, because of copy right I'm not allowed.
Time to leave a very cold Canberra and head to Newcastle.

 Time to kick off the boots and go for a walk on the beach. Lots of great things to take take in and enjoy.

       The different colours and prints of the leather.

Our trip has come to a end. All packed and ready to head home.

 Once Home I had a lovely time cutting out the next part of my quilt. Only I don't have time to do much more then that.

 Had to pack it away to wait for another day. I have one day to repack my bags to head off again. So until next time happy sewing.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Blue Diamond

A few weeks ago I had a drive to Emerald to teach my "Blue Diamond" quilt. It was great to be back and catch up with lots of friends.
We had a wonderful 2 day workshop.

Laurene and Glady have finished there quilt tops. Glady started her quilt at my last workshop. Laurene started her quilt when I had a visit early in the year. She has also made her quilt a little larger then my pattern.

So many stunning quilts have been started

Loved all the colours that every one picked to work with.

 Lots of beautiful fabrics

Thank you to the Emerald Patchwork Group for a wonderful few days. It was great to to be back and see every one again plus met a lot of the new members,
Cant wait to see the finished quilts.

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Long Time No Hear

I didn't think I was ever going to get back to my blog .And I was doing so good at the beginning of the year. Every thing come to a stand still once I went back out on the road with Pauline and Rob. We have all had a busy few months.
I have a few weeks off now so hopefully I can catch up on a few thing, even squeeze in a little sewing......Fingers crossed.

                     The quilt blocks I started on many months ago. Before joining up with P & R

                    Pauline at the Quilters World stand, all set up and ready to go.

Between shows with P & R, I got to teach a few classes.
The first one was a one day workshop "No Rules No Rulers with the girls from Gatton Patchwork group. We had a wonderful day and lots of stunning quilts have been made or started. Thank you lady's for a lovely day. Sorry it has taken me so long to post your photos.

While in Adelaide I was so pleased I got the chance to see the pandas. They really are cute and cuddly.

My cousin Jan was in Adelaide at the same time on holidays so we got to do a bit of sight seeing together. The zoo with the pandas was our first stop.

Loved this wall. It is a car park in Perth. 
Well that is it for now .Still more to come so hopefully I can get back tomorrow and catch up to date.