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ANNE SHIELDS

Anne is our expert in Smocking, along with other Stitchery items, she's also an excellent knitter.
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Little Grey dress
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Blue and Yellow dress
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Little Pink and Gold dress
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Size 2 Striped Dress
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Anne's UFO - a Sewing Box - finished !! (Lovely job!)
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Seat Cushion (to be)


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Anne's chair seat cushion - finished !!
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The chair seat cushion in place, and looking beautiful !


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. . . and for grand-daughter a cushion and quilt !


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. . . . and yet two more of those lovely little dresses. Anne, just lovely.


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Smocked Winter dress with headband to match


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. . . . and Bernie Sanders (USA Democrat) is not the only one with Mittens.
Anne has been busy again and for Sel it looks like they came in time for our snowy weather.


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SUSAN CALVERLEY

Susan tackles all kinds of things - Dorset Buttons, Felted Fairy people, and her BIG UFO finish was the Samarai Warrior; she started it when her son was in High School, he is now in his 30s, but he still would like it for his wall !!

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Samurai Warrior in outlined Cross-stitch



(December, 2020) . . . .and Susan's latest project a bookmark that was originally a Blackwork Project.... but she gave it colours !!

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TERESA HARVEY

Teresa did some spring cleaning and organising of her cross stitch supplies.

She didn't find too many items to discard, but did find a number of WIPs (Work in Progress),

and is going to tackle these over summer.

In the meantime she finished a Birth Announcement for her niece in Virginia, USA

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Teresa's Happy Bus.

BARBARA KERSHAW

Barbara has kept herself busy and just had the Ann Bowers Sampler framed.

In lots of lovely colours too; we know Barbara really prefers white. Beautiful Sampler Barb !

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Barbara's Ann Bowers Sampler.

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IMMY LOEWRIGKEIT

Immy wanted some special buttons for her Sewing Box, and Susan C's workshop

and Susan C's workshop was just the thing;  she finished her

Dorset buttons and they look great !

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Immy's Dorset button collection.
JILLIAN ROOS MARKOWITZ

Jillian has been secretly working away not only with her paint brush,
but created an image of it in fabric. Just lovely, and both items have
made it into the AGN Juried Show. Congratulations Jillian !

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Watercolour   and  Silk and embroidered Appliqué

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ANNIE LOUISE CAWKER

Annie is one of our newer membes, and tells us that "My stitching has been mostly quilting.
I am working on a reindeer wall hanging, with a braided border made from Christmas fabrics".
This is just great during this hot weather we've been having - helps to cool us down during our shut-in days.

Annie's Christmas quilt wall hanging
. . .the cut pieces, partly put together, and now (December, 2020) the finished piece. Just in time for Christmas !

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and another Christmas wallhanging . . . and a Christmas table runner

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. . . plus the Canadian Quilt in the making. . . .

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SUE DAVIES
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EVA McCORMACK


Eva has done a wonderful job on this counted cross-stitch piece and the framing complements it perfectly.


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HEATHER JAMES

Heather has been working diligently on two Tudor Roses and they are finally completed. They have been given to Grace Church on-the-Hill to form part of a Priest Stole.

Heather took the design from the 154 year old frontal (that apparently the RSN made for them) and made a few more additions;    she says: "....I was soooo excited to hand it in as it was my absolute best long and short (silk shading) piece that I had ever done. (....and believe me, Church Ladies are very scrutinizing! ) "
(Note :    The Anglican Church have very very strict Standards for needlework pieces, so if you are interested, make sure you obtain their written directions before you start.)

Heather also shows her multi-coloured piece that is the actual centre of a mini-casket (circa 1700's) sewing tool box. She thinks that putting it together may take as long as the stitching !

Her last piece, most recently finished, is the Mariner's Compass - an amazing piece of Goldwork by Canadian Cynthia Jackson.
Heather was supposed to take this Course in Boston this last September but we all know why she wasn't able to be there. However, Cynthia ran the best online Course and finished just before Christmas.
Although relatively pleased with her progress in Goldwork, Heather says she can see that more practise is needed to get the arcs perfect and the bricking lined up...argggh.
(We know what she means !!)

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SHEILA McCOY

Sheila dragged out projects started 3 years ago..... a sewing box to finish, a sweater, and more recently an Elsa Williams Crewel Bell Pull.

In the meantime she churned out more of the lavender sachet fronts and is trying to finish a Needlepoint piece started 25 years ago (!!), and is hoping to do more of the Tanja Berlin thread-painting Chickadee.
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Sewing Box

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Elsa Williams Crewel Bell Pull


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Lavender Sachet fronts (ready to be sewn up and filled)

 

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