Friday, September 30, 2011

Show and Tell - September Meeting

Welcome to September's Show and Tell.  We hope you enjoy browsing our member's work.  Remember, the Kerikeri Patchwork and Quilting Club annual exhibition is on the 13th - 16th of January 2012 at the Kerikeri Primary School Hall and there will be plenty of work on display then.  Members - have you got something organised to exhibit?

 First up was Chris, who made this for a wedding present.  It uses a clever cutout technique for the centre.

 Judy has been blessed with ten grandchildren and this quilt was made for the tenth.

 Judy used to hook rugs and the first few grandchildren got rugs instead of quilts and Judy brought in an example to show us.

 This is Lyn's cushion - too precious to put on a couch!

 Imogen has been so busy she hasn't got enough hands to hold it all!  These are made with teeny bits of kiwiana fabrics.

 This is Lois's quilt.  Covered in cats - just the way she likes it!

Darryl shows off a new table runner.  She is trying to decide what to quilt in the centre squares.

 This is also Darryl's, destined for one of her spare beds.  Made of lots and lots of strippy scraps and quilted in a variegated thread on the front and back so it can be turned over now and then to save it from fading too fast.

 This is a wee quilt made by Caroline for Quilts for Kids.

 These are all destined to be Christmas presents for Aida's lucky family.  They are beautifully embroidered.  Click on the picture for a closer look.

 This is one of Alison's pictures, shown to us to entice us to have a machine embellishing workshop.

 And here's another one.

 This is Shirley's, made in a class at Whangarei and is another example of machine embellishing.

This is Shirley's too and is very intricate.  There is even copper shim incorporated.

And after show and tell, we had an informal class on template making and hand piecing run by Margaret.  We are trying to run a small 'technique' class at each meeting to help members increase their skills or brush up on certain techniques.  We think it's going well and have had lots of positive comments from participants.  Members - if you have any suggestions for classes you would like us to hold or you would like to run, just see someone on the committee.


  1. Oh what wonderful eye candy. Especially LoVe all the work on the cushion and ALL the needlecases etc for one lucky family! Cheers :)

  2. Sorry to have missed it... will have to work on it!