First of all, I am pleased to state I have finished the 4th row on my Gameboard Sampler aka my real estate project. I still might get it finished before 2013 is over. Photo coming next time.
I did some quilting and made a log cabin table runner.
For the Quinte Needlearts Guild in Belleville, we were asked to pick a letter and stitch a Monogram. I picked the letter "F". I wonder why LOL
I was also in a bag swap this past month and we had to make the bag ourselves and then decorate it. So here is my owl which looks more like a hawk on the bag. The bird sits on a large pocket on the front.
I belong to a Christmas Club project group and our project last month was to make a mesh bag in Christmas colors etc. I had so much fun that I made another bag using items I had at home.
I also belong to another guild online called Virtual Threads which is an offshoot of the EAC. We are doing a Christmas ornament swap and here is my ornament to be mailed out on Monday.
I also went to the Creative Needlework Festival in Toronto at the end of October wherein I took a class on Tambor stitchery. I still have to finish that project before I can take photos. It was a course that required patience, hand eye coordination to manipulate the tool and lots of concentration. But I digress, I watched a demonstration on hexagon table runners and I came home and made one. Here is mine.
Next at the beginning of this month, I went on a road trip with my sister to Campbellford and #1 Sewing Center had a sale on Christmas fabrics. I had no intentions of buying any fabric at all. I came home with 2 lots of Christmas fabric and this panel which I just had to make up right away for Christmas. I love the penguins and everytime I look at them I think of Judie M. one of the Thursday and Friday stitchers in Brighton.
Finally the last thing I have to show off is the quilt I made for my brother in law this summer. I put some simple blocks together, a star block and a rail fence and this is the result. I have put a second photo because I wanted you to see the corners of the borders. I miscalculated on my red fabric and thus I improvised creating an interesting corner.