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Variety is the Spice of Life

Cutting Edge sessions are always a busy affair and today was no exception.

Those around the table were busy working on various projects and catching up for a chat with friends. Brenda, Bridget and Carol were busy quilting..

Carol

Bridget

Brenda

Others were busy discussing a planned community war quilt. What colour fabrics, threads etc. How can we make the poppies? Liz seemed to have a plan…

And the Scan ‘n Cut and Sissix machines were available to play with!

Monica cut out some letters..

… and a seahorse which will be turned into a stamp block for an up and coming Dyeing to Paint workshop

She also showed the group a cushion that she had made using a Sissix machine die cut

Caroline was on a mission to finish some cushions that she plans to give to her Russian visitors who are coming next week

At Show and Tell Jan showed the group a denim bag that she had made for her sister. She embellished it with the most beautiful machine embroidery

Jeannie showed a stunningl quilt that she was completing

Brenda showed a stunning cross stitch that she had done of her grandchildren.

And Corrine showed a stitched picture that she had made at the recent Alison Moger workshop.

More photos of the work that was created at Alison Moger’s workshop can be viewed here

How lucky we are to have such a talented and friendly group to share our passion of sewing with!

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Bag Making Workshop

On Saturday 10 October a small group of sewing enthusiastics met – on a mission to make a bag from recycled denim jeans.

sues denimbags

The group were guided through the process by Sue Atkinson who had been given permission by Ineke Berlyn to use one of her designs.

After as short introduction there was a flurry of activity to get started…

Enid and Janice

Janice

Ystardowen Girls

And, by the end of the afternoon everyone was well on their way with the basic structure completed and plenty of embellishments in place.

Janice's bag

Md bag

And, there was much admiration over Jans use of a beautifully embroiderd pair of jeans that she had used….

Jans bag

Many thanks to Sue for such an enjoyable day!

And, hey presto – here is Jan’s finshed bag!

jans bag