Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Just a few things….

Hi Everyone….Hope everyone is going along well and sewing lots…I have been busy with a few things but not a lot. Just plodding along on my son’s and his fiancé's quilt I am doing for them for their wedding.

      I think I told you I was going to the AQC show here in Melbourne…well I went and met up with some lovely ladies from the Craft Forum and we had a good natter at lunch time.

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There is Juliet, Lyn, Barb and Ondrea all standing up and Juliet’s daughter and me sitting.

Of course I got a few goodies and according to my DH, I didn't spend enough. Hhmmm….But I made up for that the other day as the Craft Depot is having a sale and I spent some more there.

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I love looking at the quilts that are on display and here are a few what took my fancy.

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This one amazed me as its every bit 1 inch hexies. The whole lot is hexies..even the background parts. Thousands and thousands!!

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Here’s a close up of the hexies.

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I wonder how long it took and how many hexies there are. It blew me away!

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Jenny of Elefantz has designed this gorgeous cushion and the pattern is available to purchase from her blog.

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All the proceeds of the sales she is donating to The UNHCR's Safe Mother and Baby Program. You can read all about it on her blog and so pop on over and help her raise money for these most unfortunate people.

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Hugs to all……….Vicki

 

9 lovely people said....:

Jenny of Elefantz said...

Now why am I not surprised that you were so taken with that wonderful hexie quilt!!? LOL!! You know, in my eyes, you are the Hexie Queen, sweetie!!
I loved the tree quilt...mmm...beautiful! What a gorgeous bunch of girls you all are!!

clare's craftroom said...

Look at all you beautiful girls ! What a lovely group and thoses hexies , wow !

Allie said...

Wow - he said you didn't spend ENOUGH? I think he's a keeper, lol! Those quilts are WONDERFUL.

Anna Rosa Designs said...

Hi Vicki,
I happen to agree with your hubby, you must have kept your purse shut otherwise you'd be bragging about all the goodies you purchased! LOL

Wow, those quilts are stunning.
I'm not a hexie queen, I've not even attempted one.

Looks like a lovely day had by all.
Thanks for sharing.
Oh, where is Craft Depot?
Happy Stitching,
Hugs,
Anna

Joy said...

Vicki that's such a gawjus piccy of you and your crafty friends, looks like you had a fabulous time!!!
Love all those quilts, that hexie one is stunning ... WOW!!!!
Love n hugs,
Joy :o)

sandra said...

I love the swirly quilt - the one with the circles.
The hexies are fabulous - make my 2" ones look huge

Karen's Korner said...

Looks like you girls had a great day. Thanks for letting me know about the Craft Depot as I am off work this week and going to head off there after lunch.

WoolenSails said...

What beautiful quilts, so much detail and work, put into them.

Debbie

Liz said...

so nice to put faces to names. Agree thet hexi quilt is stunning!!!!!