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Jayne20/01/2018 18:46:25
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Eileen, I have about half a dozen and I must get to them soon, but I wait for the warmer weather to use the big table with an 8'x4' board on it on the patio for layering up.

Sylvia, I love your coasters, do you make your own confetti or save up all the teeny tiny pieces?

Jayne x

Eileen Foster20/01/2018 21:15:13
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they are very pretty Sylvia and so useful.

Sylvia21/01/2018 09:27:25
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I do save any tiny pieces Jayne but always end up snipping lots of scraps.

rosemary Rosenfeld21/01/2018 12:43:11
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I also have been trying to finish off a few is the first.......hexie complete.jpg

hexie detail.jpg

If you remember......I bought the centre at a sale of fabric etc from the estate of a local quilter! It is now a table centre!

Best Rosemary

Eileen Foster21/01/2018 13:40:45
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That looks really pretty. Jewel like. I never seem to know how to use the batiks to their best advantage.

pamela jeffrey21/01/2018 18:59:12
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Sylvia Like these.

I made a bag using that method.

Jayne Nice to get project done.

Like the bag.

Like the table centre.

I am working my way though a few UFO's. Been buying batik's to do a New York beauty. Will start it soon

Bye Pam

Sylvia21/01/2018 19:29:26
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Well you have really made something of that centre you bought Rosemary. Love the inset border.

Jayne22/01/2018 16:48:57
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What a lovely and cheerful table centre Rosemary.

I have had another hour in my sewing shed this afternoon, trying to shake off a cold and cheer myself up a bit.

Last year I was privileged to have been involved with the "Quilts for Grenfell Tower" group on Facebook, this year they have renamed themselves to "GT Quilters". We have been set the challenge of making one Christmas stocking per month to donate to a local charity of our choosing. Here is my stocking for January.

20180122 - gt stocking for january -robins.jpg

Eileen Foster05/02/2018 14:17:53
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I was asked to make another quilt with fabric from the Hornsea sewing centre.

I chose the 4th of july block as it uses 5 colours and I was given five fabrics.

4th of july patch.jpg

I decided not to do traditional sashing as I wanted the secondary pinwheel to be visible.

4th july 9 patches.jpg

I found the perfect pink to go with the pink in the purply/blue fabrics. I used one of the purple/blue fabrics for the binding.

completed lap quilt

I then tried one of the stencils and machined in each corner.

stencil in the corner

It will be taken to the owner next week.

pamela jeffrey07/02/2018 18:42:17
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the pink and cream one I did so I could use my friends quilting machine. Not sure what I will do with it. the New York Just wanted to use some fabric scraps. Some mistakes


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