This time it’s the turn of the morning group. These photos were taken with my iPad at the last couple of meetings at Gorman House.
You have Julie Knight to thank for the fact that I’ve done these two recent Looking over Shoulders posts. She was wearing this very striking necklace and I asked her about it….
Turns out she was so inspired by the Kim Thittichai Workshop (held at the Guild at the end of March) that she was experimenting with using Kim’s technique to bond embellished Vliesofix to leather and this necklace was the result. A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! So I had to share it with you…
I would never in a million years have guessed that this surface was Vliesofix – it looks like a hard plastic or resin. Kim has written an account of the workshops at our Guild here.
Julie is incredibly creative and productive and had made not one but three necklaces. Here are the other two:
When she wasn’t being asked to show her necklaces to people she was stitching the ladybug embroidery on this sweet baby dress
Irene Burton was putting the finishing touches to this doll dressed in very pretty Hardanger:
Like Julie she’s also incredibly productive and had these three crocheted bags sitting on the table beside her sewing kit:
Dimity Manton was also into crochet working away at this granny square:
Nearby Evelyn Foster was making up these Christmas squares that Helen Nastopoulus had stitched:
She was using this dainty needlecase machine stitched by her cousin.
Kay Reid came back from her recent embroidery cruise all enthusiastic about Brazilian embroidery:
I couldn’t resist taking another photo of this lovely wool embroidery that Gail Haidon is working on:
Ann Lond was tatting this lace border for a vintage tablecloth to replace one that’s become too frayed:
She also had with her a large Chicken Scratch tablecloth that she’s embroidered for the Canberra branch of the Country Women’s Association. It was way too large to photograph so I focussed on these couple of elements:
At the other end of this table Louise Willey was stitching this celtic design in Canvaswork:
Trish Hyland was chatting away to her and progressing this delicate Hardanger diamond:
While Meryl Fellows was also stitching away at another one of her wonderful Hardanger pieces:
Jenny Clayton’s cute bullion scoops of ice cream on a baby’s onsie made me smile:
Beside her Janice Brennan was stitching the elements of another Diana Lampe design:
The wattle tree really adds a pop of colour:
And now for some cross stitch:
The big lazing cat that Joyce Lynch is embroidering is coming to life:
As is Doreen McGregor‘s butler: