Apologies for lateness but had to wait for the pictures, then I forgot to load them, they are all present and correct now so hope you enjoy. This was the last meeting of the year for my group, always well attended one this one…..
We had a Birthday Girl – Jan – her birthday is actually in December but I decided to let her have it early as when we start in February next year there are going to be A LOT of Birthday Girls! Jan chose Purple for her colour choice –
This is what I was demonstrating for the ladies to make today – a small Angel hanging, as my friend Di said ”it’s cute!!”
Pat B runs a Hexagon and Dresden Plate swap within the group but I had not seen any of them so requested folk bring their squares or rosettes along to be photographed, some must be shy as this is all we got. They are all pretty but I do not know who made what, sorry —
Hanging pockets for the mail by Barbara M I think…
I did an FMQ class a while back now and here is what Gail has made from that class, it is a small case which she has thread painted with flowers and a dragonfly, well done Gail –
Margaret T bought one of Betty’s UFO’s from Viv and this is what she has made from it, great job Margaret, Betty would be thrilled I am sure –
Just look at what my Suzanne made, she bought this as a printed panel from Di last year and has finally got it made, she has it at the office filled the pockets with sweets, brilliant, well done Suzanne –
Margaret H brought this along, it is as you can see Seahorses, she was stuck with what to do with it now and has asked me to finish it off for her. WOOHOO, Ideas were flowing I can tell you, I have since emailed Margaret though as I didn’t want to ‘overdo’ it if she didn’t like that idea. I am restraining myself somewhat since the reply hee hee
As this was the last meeting of the year, it has become a custom that I make a small gift for all the ladies at this meeting, this year I was a little behind due to illness but managed to get these little gift bags done for them, they each had four chocolates inside and a card with next year’s dates on so they don’t forget….
I had a really lovely surprise at the meeting, Viv had sent me the links for the new stuff for sale of Betty’s and I had reserved some of the threads as I use sparkly threads quite a lot – you may have noticed! Unfortunately Viv was unable to come as her Dad was poorly so she sent along her daughter instead who presented me with this –
on opening it up, just look what was inside –
WOW, I am just soooo lucky, Viv went through all the threads and pulled all the sparklies out for me. Thank you so much Viv I am thrilled with them – I have in fact already used some of them on my new batch of postcards – see other Blog for them.
That brings this years Quilt Set meetings very neatly to a close. I am now sorting next year’s projects for the ladies to have a go at, hope they like what I have come up with, it is very different to the normal thing they do, hahaha. They will love it. Lots more to sort yet though. Things are changing at the group for next year.