Wednesday, May 10, 2017

New Venue

The club meeting is at a new venue this month, the Rock n Roll Club Rooms off Riverside Drive, Whangarei. 
Below is a satellite map to help you find your way there. 

You can't really see it from the road, you have to drive down the driveway, which is opposite the BP station (well just passed as you can see below)

Thursday, March 30, 2017

March Show n Tell 2017

Gosh March is nearly over! I have had a busy month with different events and guest staying so have only got around to posting this now.

Here are some of the quilts, and items that were on show at the last club meeting.

Indian Pinwheel made by Anne Groufsky using fabrics bought in India. Hand quilted using DMC Cotton.

Easter Roses made by members of Marsden Material Girls. This quilt is first prize in their raffle to raise funds for the Festival of Fibre held Easter Saturday at Coronation Hall Waipu. The quilt is on display at Bernina Northland & they have tickets for sale.

Look on the Bright Side made by Anne Lunn. Began as an Icarus Star but became this instead!

Dresden Plate made by Maureen Gray and quilted by her daughter Raewyn Jecentho.

Square Dance made by Leonie Wihongi from a pattern she bought in the USA

Jelly Roll Race quilt made by Raewyn Jecentho. Raewyn made this to practice her long-arming skills.

Another made by Raewyn to practice her long-arming on her Bernina Q24.

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Two cushions made by Audrey O'Callaghan in a class at Bernina Northland.

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Two Bionic bags made by Anne Lunn. Pattern from Craftsy.

And lastly 3 Charity Quilts made by club members on the sewing day in February.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Show n Tell February 2017

Well I really did have a long blog holiday didn't I? I had a great Xmas/New Year, having both my sons and a girlfriend staying for a few weeks.
I worked on and off over the holidays at Bernina Northland (more like having fun than working). But now everything is back to 'normal' if there is ever any such thing, and I'm back to work at school too.

So anyway here is some of the Show n Tell from the February Meeting. There was more but some of the photos didn't come out very good and I didn't get photos of everything either. Sorry if your item was missed out.

Made by Jane Robinson for her 9th grandchild.

Made by Helen Barnes, she won the fabrics in a fabric poker game, including the fabric for the back (some of which were millennium fabrics!)

Japanese Blossom Time made by Shirley Juilan

Made using several different 'Quilt As You Go' techniques so she could learn them all, by Gaylyn Barclay.

Picasso Vase made by Ros Baker made in Mary Transom's class at Symposium.

Made by Maureen Gray from blocks she won last year. Quilted by her daughter Raewyn.

Baby quilt made by Sonya Prchal for her first grandchild that's arriving soon.

Beautiful covered journals made by Shirley Julian
This is one of the great bags Dawn Dahlberg made for her grand daughters. Each small zippered bag has clear see-through plastic window,  and is velcroed onto the base . The whole lot rolls up and clips together too ( I forgot to get a photo of that).

Now these next few items I can't remember who's are who's! I usually take a photo of the items labels but as we were in the Pipe Band Hall and the show and tell wasn't hung up I couldn't do that.
If your item is below,comment or email me and I will update with names.



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