Ailbhe O Callaghan gave an informative and inspiring overview of making quilts from shirts.
Show and Tell:
included: Lesley Rowan’s – completed Allietare Mystery Quilt by Bonnie Hunter
Fionnuala Creed’s button Christmas tree and other Christmas items
Marie Sprott’s gift of a banner, which turned out to have been made by Anne Maloney – which is why you should always label your work!
Mary O’Regan’s scarecrow (from a pattern bought on the Missouri trip) and calming quilt from an Aldi fat-quarter set.
Mary O’Connor’s “when they know you are a quilter at work….”
Sheila Devereux’s framed piece
Sheila Keane’s Houses 100 inches by 100 inches, with patched back
Sandra Jansen – charity quilt for cancer care raffle at UCC
group baby quilt (2 years in the making!), quilt as you go and then stitched by machine at the front, and by hand at the back.
Building Bridges – a piece inspired by a book for a Cork Textile Network exhibition
Tracy Wardle showed her structural table toppers for a charity (Cork Simon) class she’ll be teaching. Contact a member of the committee with a donation and she’ll send you an email copy of the instructions.
Tina Sullivan Hawkes – 3-D stuffed christmas trees
14 members stayed for the afternoon workshop and created their own Santas