Friday, December 26, 2014

Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn.

Hello Everyone.
Christmas means many things to many families . May you experience all the love of family and friends this Christmas holiday season. May the holidays bring you inspiration and joy.

I think these panels are fabulous.
Movie legends.
Audrey Hepburn. Hollywood Icons Cinema series for Robert Kaufman .and
Marilyn Monroe.


My friend Val finished these for Christmas gifts .Lucky people!!
I do have these panels and if mine when finished look as fabulous as Val's I will be very happy.

My Christmas tag.
I had one left over an used it for a tree decoration.

I also received some Christmas post cards in the mail from fellow quilters.

I have a little update on our bird Milo who can be very naughty at times especially when we want him to go back to his cage and he thinks ' no way'.

Here he is with my grandson Korbyn.

Stay safe and well . Happy New Year to you all.
Jen x

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Time consuming.

Hello everyone,
Every day life has a way sometimes of using up my  time I want for quilting but I eventually catch up on here and don't miss what creative things are happening .
I love looking what my blogging friends are up to . So inspiring to see.  Just like at our weekly combined sewing class days  Christmas party. I would like to showcase some show and tell quilts from my fellow quilters .They are amazing quilts .Everyone is so clever. There was lovely stories behind these quilts but can't think on them now.

First is the charity quilt from my Tuesday class is finished.

This runner is from my Tuesday class and Glenda has it nearly finished but just had to show it now. I will show the runner when it is completed. The photo doesn't show clearly the lovely colours in the middle pieces.

This is my Secret Santa present I made.

My Tuesday sewing group.

Showcasing the ladies quilts.
 The birds on this quilt.I think all the birds  are Cranes are all done by hand work. wow!!
The next 2 quilts are by Glenda and Val from my weekly sewing class

Another one by Val.

I wasn't exactly in the right spot to take photos but they were all lovely quilts and was rather taken with the fabrics and colours.  All the ladies used their creativity in making these quilts, truly amazing.
Must get back to my current project .There  is always new projects I want to start. Trying not to have UFO's. (what a laugh) !!
Happy sewing .
Jen x

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Call in and say Hello !!

I have missed all my bloggy friends as being away for on 3 weeks camping at the beach and limited internet I feel completely rested. I have a lot to catch up on with you all to see how creative you have been. I look forward to doing that in the next few days.
Soon Christmas will be upon us. Already the cicadas have come out due to the heat and we still have Spring. In about 2 weeks Summer arrives. Australia has had heat waves already with temperatures at 38C- 40C plus in some places. A couple of scorchers way above average keeping us confined within our air conditioned homes. I still look forward to the Summer.

My Australian Summer Days.

 Morning coffee.
Beach fishing along our coastline.

Travelling .
Visiting the Vineyards.

Best of all Cricket season.
Some quilts to share.
My niece has finished her Civil War Quilt.

 Aboriginal fabric quilt another made by my niece.
 These next 2 quilts are by Glenda and Vicky from quilting class.

 One of my Christmas projects nearly finished.

Some holiday photos to share.

 At the beach.

 Just relaxing.
Lunch with friends. My husband and our friends Robyn and John.

Summertime enjoying what I do. I have a life that I am thankful for.
Thank you for calling in.
Happy sewing days.
 Jen x

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Quilts and Birds.

Hello to all the dedicated and talented crafters of self expression.
One of the favourite things to do before starting the day is to open my front door to see what birds are in the bush .We get lots of birds and we wake hearing  them  of a morning.

 Kookaburras visit of a morning. The first photo is  professionally done .( I thought you could see them clearer than mine ) Below are baby ones on my lamp post at the front.

These black Cockatoos come now and then .They have white patches around their face and under their tail.

 The bush over from the front door. Lots of different birds come to our bush.

This is a quick post just to say hello as I am packing the caravan to travel to the beach for some rest and  relaxation  listen to the sea some beach fishing and swimming and of course some needle work. I don't think I will be out very far in the waves as a few shark attacks have been on the news lately. Well, I won't be venturing out in the water over my head I can guarantee you that for sure. haha
I have some lovely quilts to share with you that some of my friends have been making..

Sharon has made this adorable baby quilt. Perfect for a  baby's  room .

 Glenda has more progress with Tree of Life quilt adding borders.

Sondra has finished her quilt. I love the soft muted tones in her fabric choices.

 Robyn is ready to start quilting on her lovely quilt with the pretty embroideries

Thank you for calling in to the blog.
Until next time.
Jen x