Friday, 30 December 2016

Christmas Party

Lovely Table centrepiece from Anna

 A Pincushion was the challenge this year
Prizewinner Hazel for her lovely hedgehog
Sparkle was the order of the day and our Chair Janet never  disapoints .... Sparkle she did !!!

Bernadette gave us a Christmas wreath demonstration
Turning this into


And this into ...................

This beautiful arrangement which was balloted for our charity

Beryl entertained us with carols and songs

And then we Feasted

Happy Christmas everyone and Best Wishes for 2017

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Charity for the year Daisy Lodge Newcastle

Andy came to talk to us about Daisy Lodge the charity we are supporting this year.
The charity supports children and families with cancer

Clever Hands

Just a few samples of the talent we have within the group

Emerging Trees using drawn threadwork

Christmas extravaganza

Mixed media for cards


Cross stitch

Lace making

Soft toy happening

Quilted tea cosy

Hexagons for NI Big Sock


Origami flower brooches

Bag ornament

Knitted teddy 

Aran knitting

Helping hand on the Port and Docks tapestry

Happy Knitted Teddies waiting for new homes

Sunday, 6 November 2016

Pot Luck Lunch

As always a very tempting spread

Happy helpers



Oh ok I give in !!

Never mind the calories 

Lets just dig in !!

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Spooky Meeting

Madam Witchy Chair hard at work

Witch Hazel setting out her stall

This is a very special Book of very afraid !!!!!
What can I say....... a great morning , Thanks Laura for the yummy apple pies and to the ladies for entering into the spirit of it

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Magical Mystery Tour

First outing of our 2016 - 2017 calendar

First stop the FE McWilliam Gallery

War Scones Tea and Coffee
Essential sustenance

The Sculpture Garden well worth a visit

Autumn colour

The work room filled with all sorts

Susan Mc Williams thought provoking exhibition

After a picturesque drive along the shores of Carlingford Lough we arrived
at Abbey Nurseries

The Sweet Pea Restuarant provided a tasty lunch

A stroll through the gardens and a
chance to purchase some plants

A chance for some chat

Back on the jolly bus to our next stop

IN the middle of the Mournes
after a stunning drive

A good crowd turned up to welcome us

More teas and coffees with yummy lemon cake

our happy bus driver

Great day out enjoyed by all