Sunday, July 1, 2012

June Meeting 2012

Annette shares her yummy slice recipe 
30 Jatz biscuits
1 cup caster sugar
1 pkt pecan nuts     (1 cup approx)
3 egg whites

Beat egg whites and gradually add sugar until stiff peaks are formed.
Crush jats biscuits and nuts
Fold in biscuits and nuts into the egg whites.
Place into a greased slice tray
Bake for 20 mins in a moderate oven. 
Top with whipped cream and a crumbled  flake chocolate


Meeting Dates for Remainder of 2012
 22nd July 2012 – Coat hangers with Chris
19th August 2012  -  Pin Cushion Day  -   Jenny
We ask you all to bring your pincushion collection. I am sure you all have more than one, if not bring your one and only or your favourite or your most unusual or all of them………

You will get to make 2 pin cushions

    1.    Heart from a fat quarter and a metre of cord

     2.  English paper piecing pyramid pin cushion from 2 contrasting fat eighths , button, tassel or trinket is optional for decoration

Bring the requirements for each pin cushion your basic sewing supplies and some toy filler for 2 pin cushions.   You may complete these quite quickly so you may want to bring some UFO’s

23nd September  2012 -   Iron bag      Gail C

21st October  2012  - Fat quarter quilt - Karen  Dunmill and Gail Clarke

 4 fat quarters and 4 contrasting fabrics - recycled object due
Recycled Project Due 

25th November 2012 -   Open Day 9.00am to 1.00pm -  ALL
The idea is to show off and promote McIntyre Quilters. We will hang some quilts , and some of us will be sewing as a demonstration.
Please bring a plate of something that can be put with a cuppa.

We will have a raffle at the door. So could you all please make a small hand made item to place in the raffle basket.

There will be no entry fee.
A cuppa will be available for a gold coin.

This is to be followed by our Christmas Party  from  1.00 – 4.00 approx  -  no presents please. Please bring a plate of food to share for lunch..
The small hand made object for the raffle is in place of a gift.

Mystery Embroidery Challenge is Due

4 fat quarters quilt- Karen Dunmill
Gail C's teddy quilt

Close up of Teddy quilt by Gail C 

Jo W's Heart Pin cushion for August 

Top marks to Chris for the neatest sewing kit

Jo B is working on a secret challenge .....

Newest member Vee tries out her new machine ....

Jo  W was working on a Bronwyn Squires wall hanging.

Mix it up with Gail C's flower appliqué

I just had to be in it as well ...