In the absence of President Judie, Kaye ran the meeting and show and tell. She introduced Joyce Yates from Sunshine Knitters who told us about her group.
|Joyce from Sunshine Knitters|
|Isabella and Adam collecting supplies for Maroochydore SHS|
|Toiletry zipper bags went to many people in need|
|One of many warm crocheted and knitted rugs|
|Our long-arm quilter Di didn't like her creation so donated |
it to us to finish. We like it!
|The challenge blocks made by Mountain Quilters make|
a very eye catching quilt
|Peachester monkeys! What child |
wouldn't like this quilt?
|Maggie has been binding quilts for other people|
|A selection of Judy M's x-ray bags|
|Wheelchair quilts by Sharon|
|Sharon made good use of these|
flower strips and fabrics
|One of many quilts from the |
|Emu Park ladies sent the animals and Ann put|
together this colourful kid's quilt
|Golly what a way to use leftovers Ann|
|A taste of the quilt as you go |
workshop to be held after show and tell
|Barb N said making this was easy!|
|Denise's lolly jar quilt|
|We assured Jan that this met the request for funky!|
|Jan's Ugly Annies quilt|
|Rosemary expanding her touchy feely skills|
|A burst of colour created by Yvonne and Kay F|
|Touchy feely aprons provide a great|
distraction to dementia sufferers
|Lee brightening up our day!|
|Gowns and caps for premmies made by Carolyn|
A simple pattern made in two different colour schemes. Rosemary, I vote for the second one.
|Donated embroidered flowers made into a lovely quilt|
|Donated berets and matching teddies for sick kids|
|Claire's large touchy feely mat will amuse kids for hours|
|Claire's sleeve protector to stop a patient removing bandages|
from her arm
The children at a special school will use Claire's sensory quilt when their teacher reads "We're Going on a Bear Hunt". The squares and bear can be detached to give to kids in wheelchairs.
|They found the bear in a cave|
|close-up of the snow storm|
After show and tell, Sharon demonstrated the quilt as you go method. Here is Sharon and some of the squares she produced.
If you've got this far you have just looked at the first photos and blog by Claire. Hope I have all your names right. Looking forward to you at our next gathering on Monday August 25.