Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Show n Tell March 2013

Here's the Show n Tell from last Saturdays meeting for you all to enjoy.
First up is this beautiful machine stitched Sashiko quilt made by Tric Carter.
It was started at the Wellington Symposium, and is going to be a very special gift for a lucky person (it's a secret who)
Every block has a different design, here's a couple of close ups for you to admire.



Shattered Nine Patch, made by Angela Bowers for her own birthday. It was quilted by Jenny Bailey of Kaiwaka.
Angela's sister then had a birthday cake made to match the quilt!

Sudoku Quilt made by Marie Finegan to celebrate her 50th wedding anniversary.
Quilted by Sandy Robinson.

I like how Sandy quilted the Sudoku  numbers, on this quilt.

Sewing machine cover made and quilted by Marie Finegan.

Raewyn Jecentho made this table centre (kit from The Country Yard) in a day. She has sewn a weighted cord into the edge so she can use it on her outdoor table.

Navajo Winter (design by Jinny Beyer) lap quilt made by Lex Geange.
Lex said it wasn't too hard to make with strip piecing.

Mini ipad/kindle bag made by Lex Geange.

Lex started making a circular bag but in her words 'made a boo boo, so now I have two more placemats'

Patricia Smith made this cute bag in a class with Dianne Fussel.

This quilt was made by a visitor to the club Sylvie Heasman. Sylvie sails around the world with her Husband David and at the moment they are here in Northland, NZ.
Sylvie spoke to the club about how she has been designing her own fabric, using Spoonflower.
Spoon flower is a company that you upload your own designs to, and  they print your fabric. You can purchase other people designs too, here's the link for Sylvies designs.
The fabric in the quilt above is made using Sylvie's own designs, (except the black).
Sylvie also has her own quilting/design blog so go and check that out, and there is also a sailing blog too.


  1. Great show & tell, it must be fun for you popping around with your camera.

  2. Thanks so much Leeann for the photographs as I don't always get to see the Show'n Tell up close at the meeting. Your photos really show up some of the quilting very well.

  3. Thank you so much Leeann! I really appreciate the mention in your blog. I had a great day in Whangarei, at your quilt meeting... learned a lot about threads and bobbins too!
    Donna-Maree's right, your photo's are good.
    Have a wonderful week.
    Sylvie. :^D


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