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Monday, 15 May 2017

Many Makes for May

Our first meeting of May showed how everyone is being really industrious in producing so many makes for our forthcoming show in July and for personal use. (Details of our show at end of post.)
Brenda's blue cushion with lots of detailed embroidered quilting








Mo made a perfect trio for her daughter.

Caroline chose Thomas the Tank for her grandson

Lots of lovelies from Lorna and other members. 
Sorry I cannot recall all the names.


Great use of pattern by Marg M with the monkey popping out of the pocket.
Handy little tripots by Mo
These little Liberty fabric bags hold pocket crosses made by Jo
More aprons by Lorna

Hand stitched Liberty Hearts finally finished by Jo.This was inspired by a quilt on exhibition in a Gresford Show two years ago and has been a travel project.





Scrap patchwork notebook

Saved the biggest until last.......
Debbie finished her fabulous batik jelly roll quilt
which at 4 yards square is big enough to make a Bedouin Tent!!


Save the dates and make it a must to visit us for our special event in July.
                             Early warning!
                        Cornerstone Quilters
                                   Summer Showcase
                             Fri 28th & Sat 29th July, 2017
                           
                          Exhibition of Quilts
                               in the Millennium Centre 
                                  St Mary’s Church 
                                  West Derby Village
                                  Liverpool L12 5EA
                              Parking & Disability Access

                                Quilt Raffle,  Tombola
                               Sale of Handmade Crafts 
                              Fabric Trader, Refreshments
                                    Admission £2 
                               Contact Jo 07477268768
                                 sewjo@hotmail.com
                                   Why not make a day of it and visit nearby
                                     Croxteth Hall & Country Park L11 1EH
                                       liverpoolcityhalls.co.uk/croxteth-hall/

Sunday, 30 April 2017

More March Makes

Irene completed this stunning, vibrant bed runner in shades of purple with Kaffe Fassett fabric for the backing.
This handy case, made by Pat Mc, will make a super sewing case or toiletries travel bag.
Margaret M found her panel and made a stylish table runner with it.










Mo made a large version of the triangular "jubbly" bag

and  also finished her fabulous apron ready for the show in July


Cushions came rolling in for the tombola and Lorna finished a set of six gorgeous Japanese round cushions, with a large handmade tassel as the perfect final touch.
A small scroll of fabric was added to the hand quilted backs.
Caroline is still enjoying the "Rob Peter to Pay Paul" blocks and made this modern mono cushion.
A novel tutu was added to this latest creation by Maria.
Jo used up some of her lace stash for these churn dash cushions and the applique heart.
Scraps made handy pot holders

Lorna made several super children's aprons from Paddington Bear fabric.

More round zip pockets from Jo 
Shoppers in Kath Kidston fabric
A novelty adult apron
A simple to make tri-pot 
Veronica finished hand stitching her lovely cushions
She has also completed several of the beautifully hand embroidered blocks, towards a special family quilt, which has motifs connected personally to her family.
Our next meeting is Wednesday! It is May already which brings our July exhibition scarily close. 
Save the dates and make it a must to visit us for our special event.
                             Early warning!
                        Cornerstone Quilters
                                   Summer Showcase
                             Fri 28th & Sat 29th July, 2017

                          Exhibition of Quilts
                               in the Millennium Centre 
                                  St Mary’s Church 
                                  West Derby Village
                                  Liverpool L12 5EA
                              Parking & Disability Access

                                Quilt Raffle,  Tombola
                               Sale of Handmade Crafts 
                              Fabric Trader, Refreshments
                                    Admission £2 
                               Contact Jo 07477268768
                                 sewjo@hotmail.com
                                   Why not make a day of it and visit nearby
                                     Croxteth Hall & Country Park L11 1EH

                                       liverpoolcityhalls.co.uk/croxteth-hall/