Carrum Downs Scquilters

Photo diary of the monthly meetings of Carrum Downs Scquilters (at the Carrum Downs Library/Community Centre) on the first Wednesday of each month. We are all members of the Australasian Quilting group Southern Cross Quilters. The Library/Community Centre is located on Lyrebird Crescent - just near the corner of Hall Road - Melway page 100 ref: H3 (see L for library at location. If you need more information e-mail me or phone 0417263958.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

More anniversary photos

Many thanks to Rosalee for these wonderful photos!

Monday, June 9, 2008

Wednesday 4th June 10th Anniversary Party

A VERY early photo of the group at Langwarrin - love those hairdos!

Some photos of our anniversary crowd! It was such a lovely, special day - even those who weren't there will remember it well! So many of our "oldies" made a special effort to come back to join us. I will let the photos tell the story.

Sandra & Louise welcoming us all & giving us a brief run down of the history of our group. How quickly those years have gone. Ramona & I worked out that we joined at the same meeting - about a year after the group started!

A selection of wonderful "party Hats" - notice there are some tarted up tiara's sourtesy of various retreats! Prizes revealed later.......

Versions of Ramona's mystery quilt.

Versions of Helen E's felted scarves

Di R's beaded scissor keeper

From Virginia's foundation piecing lesson!

Wyn's healing hearts quilt

healing hearts label - designed & made by Kate

Sue's healing hearts extravaganza!

Fron Jo's square dance lesson

From Ramona's bulls eye swap

Jo's entry in Waverley's "oriental Influence - 9" x 12" " challenge

Jo's "Round the twist: I spy quilt

A doll's quilt & renovated cradle (it was Sally's) for Sally's new grand daughter Lily

Virginia's "Circles of the East"

Di R's presents from her Perth Retreat angel - Margaret Orchard

A lovely floral pin cushion from Di R's current angel????????

Pam's hexagonal monster sized quilt - hand quilted too! Too gorgeous for words!

Janita's exquisite "Cup of tea"

Very pretty quilt for Janita's niece's 21st

An oldie of Wendy's finished espescially for today

Miriam's Sunburst & four patch quilt - what can I say?

A close up of the gorgeous fabrics in Miriam's quilt

Sue's version of Bronwyn Hayes quilting cushion - a great pattern. Sue also made a matching thread & block roll

A 10 year old quilt from Marilyn - also her first hand dyeing attempt.

Lorraine's 1997 sig square swap quilt. his was back when Jan Powell swapped them every month! We were young & energetic then!

Ramona's "A quilter's journey"

Sorry about the photo quality - this is Rosalee's 6" square triumph that grew & grew

Also Rosalee's BOM - Creative Gardens - most creative indeed!

Lesley's very pizazzy 9 patch pizazz - with Bratz fabric courtesy of E-Bay

Helen E's 10 year old quilt from AP&Q

Louise looking stately despite winning "daggiest" hat competition

Di M's "most creative" hat - her Scquilters journey!

Kate's "best hat" coutesy of the hill tribes of Thailand

"The Cake"

Louise cutting the cake
As you have seen, it really was a day and a half! We welcomed so many "oldies" back for the day - there was so much to talk about - so much to catch up on!
A group photo was taken and will be added to this blog as soon as I receive it - I think we all managed to squeeze in!
And so to next month - our next meeting - a school holiday one, will take place on Wednesday 2nd July - if you are going to be in the area, please come and jon us. Ramona will post the details closer to that date.
So, until next time, bye from your roving reporter,
Helen Evans,
Devon Meadows, Vic

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