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Thursday, October 02, 2014

A gathering of Quilters

 

On Wednesday we had a group of quilters from Tokoroa came and spend the morning with us. We had morning tea:

Tokoroa ladies morning teaIMG_1192_1_1

And then proceeded to show and tell.Carol made this delightful wall hanging for her sister. The fabrics are genuine vintage dress fabric from her Grandmother's and Mother’s clothing.

 

Carol's sister love quiltIMG_1193_1_1

June showed this cleverly crafted bag made by her by fellow group members:

June with her gift bagIMG_1196_1_1

She also showed us these Christmas table centres that she made:

Christmas table centersRibbet collage

 I’m sorry I cant remember the name of the quilter who made this. I think her fabric selection is perfect.

 Koru wall hangingIMG_1197_1_1

She also made this:

Christmas table centreIMG_1195_1_1

Very cute, yes?

After Morning tea and show and tell the ladies moved on into the Sunroom and played with Ozecraft dyes. Peggy has written about that on her blog, pop over for a look.

TTFN

    

7 comments:

  1. Stunning Koru wall hanging, and her one below, lots of detail there. I'm sure the Tokoroa ladies had a great day. Cheers.Jean.

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  2. how nice to have a get together and see what others are creating

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  3. Tea, friends, quilty creations, and conversation - a perfect combination for a delightful day.

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  4. Carol’s wall hanging is so sweet . Those vintage fabrics are darling!

    The Christmas table centres are so intricate . It looks like a lot of work but incredibly effective.

    Sounds like you all had a fun visit.

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  5. Looks like a great afternoon. I grew up in Tokoroa, actually lived there for 21 years. Couldn't recognise any faces though.

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  6. Sounds like you all had a great day. Love the show and tell.

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  7. Funny we were in Tokoroa visiting my MIL on Thursday !!!
    Love the koru wall hanging so much !!!!

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