Tuesday, October 5, 2010

A busy weekend....

was had by all!! I attended the first AMQF (Australian Machine Quilting Festival) here in Adelaide. I cant put any of the pics up of the quilts but I can tell you it was a wonderful display.
I can show you a pic of one of the teachers there - Pam Clarke from the USA - lovely lady!!! I was fortunate to be her "Angel" for a couple of classes so was able to sit in for the lesson. If you ever get a chance to go to one of her classes - don't hesitate! Very patient, knowledgeable and funny teacher. I was also fortunate enough to catch up with some friends from the past, meet lots of new friends and bloggers. This Festival was about machine quilting, whether it be domestic sewing machine or one of the larger long arms. Another will be around in two years time - so keep your eyes and ears open for the venue :)During the course of the weekend, there was a young couple who visited the show with their little baby. And of course I just had to take a pic!!!! The little one slept like this for the few hours mum and dad were viewing and walking around - wish I could sleep like that!! How comfortable she looks :)
Earlier this week I was able to deliver a shadow box to my friend who is involved with the Volunteers at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. There was a handout of several or more boxes earlier this year and the recipients were left to do as they pleased to decorate. I chose movie themes. Very simple but I think effective. These boxes are going to be placed around the hospital later this year. The idea is to for the boxes to be a bit of a light entertainment while visiting the hospital.
Well....of to do some work now, so till later, stay safe!!

PS We actually have sunshine and warmth finally in South Australia!!!!!!!!! Yeh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Kris said...

Your weekend looks fantastic! So wish I could have gone. Thanks for sharing it with us!

Janet said...

What a darling baby! And interesting and colourful shadowboxes. It sounds as though you had a lovely weekend. We are just entering cooler weather in the northern hemisphere and the other day I lit my woodburner for the first time this fall.
BTW hop over to my October 1 post to enter my Fall into Fall giveaway before it ends tomorrow midnight my time.