Recently at one of my guilds – the Patchworkers and Quilters Guild (Ps & Qs), members made small quilts as part of a display at the annual Victorian Quilter’s Showcase, held at the end of July at ‘Jeff’s Shed’ (Melbourne Convention Centre). Back home at the meeting, they stayed on show until home time, when everyone took their little quilt home. It was an amazing array of diverse talent, and an artistic arrangement that drew your eye around the display.
The theme was the four elements of nature –
Unfortunately ‘Earth’ missed out on being photographed!
I enjoy a walk around the room, having a squiz and a chat about what others are doing,
Renata is working on her Michelle Hill ‘Dear William’ applique block –
Alex has come up with an original design,
Anthea is working on a block from Willyne Hammerstein ‘Millefiori Book 2’ –
Liz’s hand work is a large cushion cover kit from Millrose Cottage –
Lyn enjoys doing a lot of hand stitchery, and this one is a little Christmas wall hanging –
Fran is busy hand quilting her ‘African Block Swap’ quilt. Some guild members participated in a block swap with another group in South Africa, and these are Fran’s blocks put together to make a quilt. She is using a pearl thread and utility stitches, that also hold down the yellow, raw edge appliqued ladies in the sashing –
I wonder what I will see next month …