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, April 2, 2013

April 3rd 2013

Easter 2013 is over in Victoria the schools are on holidays, this meant there were fewer members present at the April meeting.  Members bought along some lovely Show 'n' Tell.

The photo on the right shows 2 of Robyn's block for her Farmers Wife quilt.

Dianne showed this lovely Polyhedron Star.
 Bar is progressing with her QAYG hexagons.

Block 1
 These lovely blocks are needle turned by Sally for her Jacobean Quilt.

Block 2 on the right

Four of Sally's finished blocks.

Marilyn was stitching this lovely Bargello in green and cream wool

Jennifer has this lovely bag with an unusual handle.  The handle slides across as you open/close the zip.
Marilyn also showed these 2 lovely bags constructed with Indian wood blocks, Shiva sticks and lots of quilting.

Bronwyn bought along some of her completed Signature Quilts from previous retreats.

This is the back from Bendigo retreat 2007.

ON the right is the front of the Bendigo Retreat quilt with the fabrics and signature squares from the committee members.

The Black and white one is from Auckland Retreat 2004

This one is from Sydney retreat 2005.

close up of some sigs.

Some more sigs and fabrics.

Another of Julie's ducks

Jo was working on this A4 quilt to commemorate Anzac Day.  Red Poppy with gold lettering Lest We Forget as shown on the card Jo is holding.

Deidre was working on this block which will be made into a bag.

Needle turned applique cat pattern by Maggie Walker, "My Cat's Garden"

Is our Maggy's work she has completed 6 of the 9 blocks.

Laurel is working on the pattern "Down in the Garden"  this is block no 5.

Fran showed this quilt made from blocks made by Cathy S. in Queensland in 2005-6 a swap through WOF Yahoo Group.  This is to be given to the Sunflower Foundation with Cathy's permission to be auctioned on May 18th.  Fran was stitching down the binding.

Hermine is hand stitching these clam shells with triangles.  Only about 280 more to complete.
 Fran had another finished UFO  to show.
This one was made from blocks received in another block swap x 2 from the Yahoo Group SCQATC.  This groups usually makes postcards and Artist Trading Cards to swap, someone suggested swapping blocks 18 ladies agreed.  Fran made a couple of extras to make this quilt larger.

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