It’s been a while now since the 21 participants in the Lunch Box Challenge picked up their lunch boxes. How is everyone doing? We’re hearing that it’s a real challenge for some quilters, as they work outside their comfort zone and work with colours or themes in which they haven’t worked before. If anyone wants to share, anonymously, with the person whose quilt they are making, please contact Jackie. She’d be pleased to pass the message, note or fabric sample along to the person. Only 80 days left until the big reveal – we’ll have a fun unveiling party!
Last Monday’s meeting marked the first meeting of the Chinese New Year. 2013 marks the Year of the Snake. According to Chinese astrologers, 2013 will be a year for gaining more knowledge and broadening our outlook. Judging from this week’s show and share, Mariners are already taking that to heart. Kristina, Tina and Jackie revealed the transformer quilts they made at Continue reading
Lucy Neatby, knitter, quilter and teacher, came to the meeting on February 11 to talk about the important role colour plays in her life and work in cloth and wool. Living part of the year on Tancook Island, Lucy finds in inspiration in her surroundings. To follow Lucy’s adventures in knitting and Continue reading
New member Pat unveiled her new quilt, Sonja’s window; Betty displayed several pastel quilts; and Karen launched a red boat quilt. Continue reading