Wednesday, 31 July 2013

What a clever bunch...

...at last Thursday's Sit and Sew.  Here's some fabulous finished projects as well as some Works in Progress.











Tuesday, 30 July 2013

A parliament came to visit...

...us last Thursday and all are destined for the Community Quilts stall at our Quilt Exhibition thanks to fabulous Lyn.



Monday, 29 July 2013

It's always interesting...

...to take a look on ebay and see what prices vintage quilts command.
Antique Quilt Virginia Rose of Sharon Pre Civil War Early 1800's.
You can take a look HERE.

Sunday, 28 July 2013

If you like this block called Be Still My Heart check out the brilliant tutorial HERE at Tall Grass Prairie Studio.


Saturday, 27 July 2013

Amish Quilts

If you are interested in Amish Quilts you should find these quilts from the collection of Faith and Steven Brown fascinating.  Just go HERE
.

Friday, 26 July 2013

One to inspire

You can read about this amazing quilt at Butterfly Threads.

Thursday, 25 July 2013

A magical book

I discovered this book on Creative Connections for Kids.
Its illustrations look amazing.
I'm going to seek out a copy.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Dena Crain

Dena Crain has a fabulous blog about her life as a studio quilt artist in Kenya.  You can read it HERE.
Redefinitions 4 Urban Africa.

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Truly Beautiful

We See, They See
You can read an interview with its maker, Sharon V Rotz HERE at Quilting Daily


Monday, 22 July 2013

Should we have a uniform?

Here are some committee members modelling the chosen outfit.
Just joking!
Monica, Anita and Julie all bought the same dress and they wore them to last week's Guild Meeting. They looked fabulous and everyone had a good laugh.

Saturday, 6 July 2013

Mrs Bobbins

Mrs. Bobbins

by Julia Icenogle
To all the fans of Mrs. Bobbins:
After five Julia Icenogleyears of laughs with that quirky quilter and her devoted husband, I am retiring from the cartooning world and looking forward to starting my new career in occupational therapy. I feel lucky to have such wonderful and supportive fans, and I’m grateful for all the folks at Kansas City Star Quilts who have made Mrs. Bobbins possible. Although this is the last new Mrs. Bobbins cartoon you’ll find, you can still look forward to reruns of your old favorites!
THANK YOU to everyone, and keep quilting like crazy!



Pop over to Kansas City Star Quilts for those re-runs.


Friday, 5 July 2013

So beautiful

and you can see more beautiful forest themed quilts HERE.

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Sewing for the Community Quilts Fundraising Stall

For all of July we will be getting together and sewing goodies to sell on the Community Quilts stall at our Quilt Exhibition.  The money raised buys fabric for quilt backings and batting for the Community Quilts which are a very important part of NOTYQ.  Everyone is very welcome.  Don't forget to bring a plate of food to share for lunch.

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Off to the Teahouse

Four times a year a group of happy NOTYQ friends take a trip to Warburton and The Patchwork Tea House for a fun filled day of sewing, eating, shopping, chatting, laughing and generally having a wonderful time.




Tuesday, 2 July 2013

A beautiful quilt

I'm a big fan of the quilts of Helena Knott.  They are so very beautiful.
You can see more HERE.