April 3, 2014 | Posted in:member activity, Piecing, What's On

Last weekend Canberra Quilters ran another successful Sew-In. Members booked a table and came along for a concentrated period of sewing – whether it was quilting, piecing, tracing designs or using the pinning table. Those participating all progressed their projects. Participants leave their equipment in place overnight and come back the next morning.

Some more are being planned for May (fully subscribed), July (just before the exhibition), September, October and November.  The later ones still have spots open. The October Sew-In immediately precedes Desperation Week (27-31 October). Desperation, Week is set up to let those doing the UFO pledge or ROWmakers to have a concentrated period of sewing before the final reveals at the end of the year.

If you want to participate email me at blog@canberraquilters.org.au

Here are some images from last weekend:

Beres_plan

Beres came with a plan

Jenny's blocks

Jenny’s blocks

 

check william morris

Checking out June’s William Morris quilt

Beres_previous

Beres has completed the top she started on the Australia Day long weekend

william morris closeup

Detail of the William Morris quilt

trish_blocks

Trisha sewing her blocks

tricia_beres

Quilts under construction – Trisha and Beres

tracing a design

Di is tracing a design, ready for her next quilt. In the background is some of the ‘Silk Shard’ work Jill and June did in a recent workshop

pressing the top

Women at work

june's william morris quilt

June’s William Morris quilt

 

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