Show and tell revealed a variety of paper pieced panels, all sent to us by our good friend Jan from Chinchilla whose parcels arrive regularly throughout the year.
Claire's story book for September is Big Brown Bear and each of the panels can be removed by their velcro fastenings.
and Carolyn also took up the challenge to create a crochet pattern for these bottle bags. Carolyn's patterns were claimed quickly and those who took a pattern home are asked to bring back at least 2 copies next month for sharing with those who missed out yesterday.
Fabric continues to be donated by the large bag full and enterprising members turn "scraps"into wonderful quilts. Witness the following:
Above: Front and back of a quilt for Aboriginal clients made by Barbara
Below: A brick quilt made by Helen
Interesting effect from diagonal arrangement of large squares by Dorothy who also took lots of care in creating the Tulip design and pink hearts quilts.
Rosanna contributed a trio of sensory quilt tops with a close up of one illustrating the many hours of work that have gone into the detail on each of these.
Lorraine displays an overnight bag made to a new pattern supplied by President Kaye last month. These will go to women in refuges who arrive with nowhere to store their meagre possessions. Lorraine has cleverly used a Japanese panel print for the bag which Kaye assures us can be
constructed in just one hour.
Using recent personal experience with nursing homes, Elaine explains her activity balls made of stretch fabric to President Kaye.
The Premmie Baby group proudly displayed the elegant Miss Rabbit and a group of beautifully dressed dolls made from donated faces by Judith. These will be destined for a special cause.