Monday, 21 January 2013

Cherry's Hall workshop at Magic Patch Quilting, Tyabb

Bright and early on Saturday morning, we left the beautiful Yarra Valley for a sea change.  
Destination - Tyabb and the the beautiful Magic Patch Quilting.
We were asked to teach a "Cherry's Hall" workshop.
 We had 17 AMAZING ladies in the class.  
  They were a very friendly group and we had a wonderful time.
 We think they did too!
 We love that when a group of quilters get together, the chatter and the laughter always seem to go hand in hand.  It's the best therapy money can buy!


Did you notice the quilting caddy sitting on the table?? (cream with pomegranate wool felt applique)....
It was a class Carol held in 2011 (I think).  It was sew(!) cute..... It's big enough to fit a rotary cutter and a few other necessities.  It's on my list to speak to Carol about next time.

Speaking of next time, we have been asked back to teach another workshop in June.  It's sure to be another  wonderful day.

Carol has our new pattern "Tessellate" in stock as well as all of our other patterns.  She has Lou's "Tessellate" quilt and both of our "18th Century Star" Quilts on display.  Be sure to pop in and have a  look at our quilts and of course, Carol's fantastic reproduction fabric range (& other fabrics too)...... I'm sure I spotted some new William Morris there.....

Until next time, I hope you are all getting a chance to sew and do the things you love to do.....

Lisa & Lou

Saturday, 12 January 2013

OUR NEWEST QUILT... TESSELLATE

We finally have some show and tell of our own for you.  After many, many late nights and lots and lots of drawing, we have a new quilt to share with you.

Our new quilt is inspired from a few different antique treasures.
It is a mix of tessellation mosaic floors from churches and ancient sites from Europe, blended together to create our tribute to these beautiful works of art.

We hope you like it.



So who's quilt is whose?
Will we keep you guessing...... for those that know us well, I'm sure it won't be too hard to work out!
Lisa's version is the one to the left of screen below, Lou's, is the other!

We quilted these on Lisa's Gammill.  Lou's tried her hand at feathers (don't look to closely though) and Lisa also did something new with flowers and swirls.  We are really happy with how they turned out.



Tessellate will be available for purchase from Lilly Patches in Boronia from Friday January 18th and also from  Magic Patch Quilting in Tyabb from Saturday 19th January, where we will be teaching a Cherry's Hall workshop this Saturday.

With special thanks to Maddens Rise Wines for very kindly allowing us to take photos in front of their VERY cool barn.  Please visit them if you're in the Yarra Valley and try some of their amazing wines.


Thanks for visiting,               Lisa & Lou