This month we had an excellent Quilters Guild meeting. Our new Chairlady Colleen Thackeray had organized for the more experienced, committee members to host some training with some mini workshops. After all of our usual chit chat, Show and Tell, and tea, we split into groups and then learned about various aspects of quilting. From… Continue reading Many hands…
I mentioned in an earlier post that our Saturday sewing group “The Saturday Girls” had started making a community quilt for the 19th Patchwork and Quilters Show Zimbabwe 2016. The quilt started off as the “Owl Quilt” until we saw all of the Owls lined up and the general consensus was “Wow” hence it is… Continue reading The Wowls are coming.
When I think back to my childhood, I can remember my Mum getting the Woman’s Weekly magazine. Printed in black and white with a pink and blue front cover, I always felt it was the poor relation to Woman’s Own and Woman magazines which were in colour. My mum used to love the knitting patterns… Continue reading Bring on the free patterns.
I have so many little girls in my life and as the mum of boys, very few girlie knitting patterns. A few months ago I purchased some knitting patterns online, and this one was the inspiration for my lacy backed cardigan. Hayfield 4539, this is meant to be knitted in Hayfield Baby Sparkle, but as… Continue reading Lacy backed cardigan