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


THIS 

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

Applique 

Cross stitch

Lace making

Soft toy happening

Quilted tea cosy

Hexagons for NI Big Sock

Beadwork

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

Tempted

Tempting

Oh ok I give in !!

Never mind the calories 

Lets just dig in !!