Our busy weekend – part 1

Somehow WordPress seems to have chomped or otherwise mislaid this earlier post – maybe during the changeover from one theme to another – who knows?!  So here it is again –

Saturday’s class “Merged Blocks” was notable for the high levels of creativity and stitching happiness despite a Fiendish Plot to keep the room temperature much lower than was comfortable. Icicles on fingers were not quite visible but it was a close run thing! Before this year the hall caretaker used to put the heating on anywhere up to five hours ahead of our arrival. With administrative changes all round, the new pre-heating period is deemed to be 1 hour only before arrival – on Saturday it was 30 minutes, so our lovely hall felt very chilly until about 3.30 when it was nearly time to go home. So congratulations, thanks and apologies to all who survived – we have done everything we can to make sure this is not repeated…..

We looked at just a few of the possibilities of merging one block with another, merging and mixing elements of a single block to develop something larger, and generally moving familiar units around. Here’s a few glimpses of work in progress, starting with our samples on the table –

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We all enjoyed seeing several of Ann’s quilt tops – they are rather splendid don’t you agree?

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