A whole month has gone by in a flash and time to paint again today – what fun!
It was great to see a few of the group taking up the challenge to paint their new aprons – and there were some stunning results as you can see here…
Alongside the apron embellishment Keris was busy getting on with Christmas
Liz was busy working on some fabric that she had dyed last month and she was also having a go with the stencils
Jan was getting her head round a little screen kit she had bought at a recent quilt show
Sally was trying out some stamps that she had made….
Rosie, along with a few others, was on a card making mission
And Fiona was experimenting with Inktense blocks
Amidst the frenzy of activity there were a few took a break to view the St Hilary telephone box which has been decorated to commemorate the end of the First World War and it features felt poppies that were amde by CE memebrs for the WW1 quilt project!
Click here to read about the CE contribution to the 2018 Cowbridge Commemorations
As always, a great day with lots of creativity and good humour. Looking forward to next month already!
Yesterday was just perfect for trying out sun dyeing and members of the group were extremely pleased with the results they got from their efforts
We are not sure what Isobelle is going to do though with the mish mash of images she created i.e. potato masher, feet shapes and leaves??
In addition to the sun dyeing there was experimentation with new plastic moulded templates that we recently acquired, which gave some fab designs to work on
Caroline spent the whole day stencilling shells on tea towels with markel stiks. The towels are going to be prizes at next weeks St Hilary Bake Off competition
And Glynis was trying out some new stencils that she had bought
Monica seemed to be eager for autumn….
Tanya was very pleased with her attempt at tie dye. She achieved her pattern with polystyrene balls and elastic bands. There was a suggestion that she could show us all how to do it next time!
It was great to see that all this beautifully created fabric is being put to good use. Janet showed some cards that she had made from fabric she printed at the last session and Keris showed a beautiful sea horse that she had embroidered onto a piece of fabric that she had previosuly sundyed with salt
Her seahore will be exhibited in Tapestri cafe in August
We now have a break to enjoy the rest of the summer. We will be back in action again on the 6 September
As ever, after the usual catch up over coffee, there was a great flurry of activity to create and experiment with various paint mediums.
At last month’s meeting there was a suggestion that some might like to create some folk art. Monica had downloaded some images and made stencils with freezer paper and Jan didn’t hesitate to get stuck in to have a go with great results
We look forward to seeing her beautiful image as a finished piece of work.
Ann was busy stencilling a delicate design on some fabric that she had dyed
and helped Salinder with her fabric dyeing
Chris was busy developing on a sea theme – and created these beautiful images after making stencils from freezer paper and colouring with markel sticks
Caroline busied herself experimenting with inktense sticks creating a lovely piece of fabric
And even had time to chat with Fiona who was taking a break from fabric dyeing and stencilling
At the end of the day Fiona had produced a wonderful image with fabric dye and markel sticks
Keris was busy embellishing a book cover ready for her next trip abroad – and very nice it looks too!
And Isobelle brought along a beautiful autumnal wall hanging that she had made using transfer art paints
Yet another action packed day – looking forward to next month already!