Monday, June 9, 2014

Weekend Sewing

Well, firstly there was Friday night (with Friends) for Sewing...
Then there was the first Saturday of the month for my #1 Patchwork Group where 6 of us sewed chatted & laughed our way through the day.
I worked on the stitchery I got ready the night before:

Then there was the second Sunday of the month - #2 Patchwork Group.  Because it is a long weekend we decided to have an extended day, so we  sewed, chatted & laughed our way through the day from 9.30am to 9.00 pm.. One of the hubbys cooked dinner for us and brought it down to where we were sewing - beautiful lamb and beef dishes with rice, followed by a chocolate & strawberry cake from the Cheesecake shop...yummo...I don't think I need to eat for a week...

Every year we make something to decorate one of the local libraries (Carina)  - last year we did decorated bras..this year we have made bunting - a few were hanging up today so I decided to snap a picture or two.

This one shows the crochet triangles - we all think they look like a 1960's bikini!
Margaret sewing away, HIlda and Anne trying to un-tangle a ball of wool

Two strips here - top one will probably go in the Childrens Corner at the library
And the bottom one will be used at Christmas time ...duh!...and will probably get some gold stars added

During the day I helped with another strip of bunting- which will show the name of our group. 
I also put together 4 blocks for the June BOM for Aussie Hero Quilts and did some more work on my North Pole blocks.
These blocks are sent to the coordinator
who then re sorts them all into collections
and volunteers make them into quilts for the service men and women.

Sunday night - time for a machine clean and new needle - but a great weekend all round - and bonus - no work Monday!   Might be able to squeeze in a bit more sewing...?????


  1. Sounds like an awesome day.....the bunting is gorgeous....

  2. Looks like you had a great weekend. Susan. Hugs.....

  3. Hi Susan what lovely ideas you come up with,the buntings look awesome,well done ladies.xx

  4. What great sewing you gals did...topped off with a meal! Perfect!

  5. You sure have been busy! Love the buntings, so cute. xx debbie

  6. What a beaut weekend! Glad you had fun and how lovely is that hubby who brought dinner down to you.

  7. Aren't those all wonderful buntings ... So fun to have all that sewing with friends ...

  8. You have had a good weekend Susan, love the bunting so bright and happy. Your stitchery is coming along nicely too.


  9. Great stitchy weekend Susan. The bunting is really lovely.

  10. Such lovely variety in the bunting, and they will look wonderful in the library. You have been very productive of late havent you. Very fast getting your AHQ blocks made too - something I still havent thought about starting, but must get to it before the month disappears again.

  11. Looks like you all had a lovely time!


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