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Sunday, January 12, 2014

Who Likes 1930's

Remember this quilt?  At the beginning of the year, our Saturday Sewing Group set a challenge - to complete a 1930's quilt by our Christmas break-up day.  

The Challenge was on.  There was lots of bantering and a few people (who shall remain nameless) showed their competitive side, some vocally, others silently.......... It did make for a fun year and lots of inspiration to get a top finished and the final Sow & Tell was a beauty.  Here follows some of the quilts.

Bridget's Clamshells

Christine's Baskets

Christine's 2nd quilt

Joy's Dresden Plates

Sheryl's 9 patch, please note that it is quilted and bound......

Jenny's 1st quilt

Jenny's 2nd quilt

Jenny's 3rd quilt






The next two are Christine's original 1930's quilts brought back from New York 



Of course no Christmas lunch is complete with lots of sweet treats!

My latest photo of Evie and,

Just had to share this one taken by a professional photographer when she was just 10 days old.  I can't wait to see all the others that were taken.

Keep cool everyone, we are in for a heat wave and are bunkering down with four days over 40oC here this week!

Sue-Anne xxx

21 comments:

Cardygirl said...

Fabulous quilts...a clever bunch! Evie is gorgeous!

Susan said...

Well no I'm not usually a fan of 1930's quilts but these are lovely. You have all done so well. Evie is so sweet.

Elyte said...

Love all the different styles chased for the quilts.
Well done all of you.
What a beautiful little grand daughter you have. I bet you are still smiling.

Shirley said...

Fabulous show and tell and all so different. You are all so prolific too and rose to the challenge admirably. I may have to go and dig out that charm pack now. Little Evie is the star attraction though. She is just beautiful. Great photo. Stay safe and cool in your heatwave.

Mayleen said...

Your granddaughter is so sweet!
Did I miss your '30's quilt? The clamshell quilt really caught my eye.

Barb said...

Such a sweet photo!! and what a beautiful girl.
I loved seeing the 30s quilts.

Janet said...

What wonderful quilts you all made, I love 30's but have yet to make one. What a gorgeous photo of Evie.

Brandie said...

All those quilts are beautiful! And Evie is adorable!

JulieAnn said...

They are all beautiful. Well done to all. Hopefully I will be able to join in this years challenge. Evie is looking gorgeous.

Susan In Texas said...

Evie is just darling, and so are all those terrific 30's quilts. I love all those Aunt Grace repros; they're so happy looking. :)

Take care,
Susan in Texas

Cherry Pie Designs said...

Just a wonderful assortment of quilts to look at.I quite like the one at the very top. Also love your snowman picture...too cute
carol

Lesley said...

Wonderful eye candy quilts and of course Evie, no doubt the perfect child, how lucky you are. x Lesley

The Quilted Finish ph 02 63310084 said...

Love the quilts, you have inspired me to do something with a small collection of 1930's repros I have. Evie is divine!

Samplings from Spring Creek said...

Awesome quilts-I have some 30's fabric in my stash calling my name

marina said...

what amazing quilts!
you were all beautifully inspired by the 30's fabrics.
adorable pic of your grand daughter.
Congratulations

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Lovely quilt show here Sue-Anne....love the last one! Little Evie is so sweet....just came to mind, wasn't there a song Evie by the Easybeats years ago?

Chookyblue...... said...

love the quilts...........

Evie is cute

Sew Create It - Jane said...

I have a set of blocks I've started in 1930's fabric and seeing your post has me wanting to dig them out and do something with them!! :o)

Susan In Texas said...

Happy Australia Day. I hope you have a good one! The latest photo of Evie is just adorable. She's so photogenic; plus, I just love it when they sleep. ;)

Take care,
Susan in Texas

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