Thursday, December 3, 2009

Lots of Show and Tell...

.....from our last Clothesline Club and alot of it was from our teacher Sandra Mack. I just love this 1930's Christmas was this months project. It reminds me of peppermints and candy canes.
Remember Sandra's yo-yo's in a jar that I showed last time? Now she has started putting them together for her quilt she has been planning.....purple and yellow solids and all of the rest are prints.

All of the socks below were made by Sandra over the years for every member of her family...every time she gets a new grandbaby she makes them a sock too. These socks are amazing and alot of work but well worth it as they will I'm sure become a family heirloom.
I actually made one of them for Ben when he was 15.
They are made from a kit designed and put together by a company here in Utah called
Sheperds Bush....they have amazing heirloom stitchery patterns. All of the glass beads, charms, ribbon, floss and linen comes in the kit.
Click on the pictures for a closer look.

This stocking below is like the one that I made for Ben.

The remaining photos are from the rest of the gang who ALWAYS bring great show and tell.

It's almost time for our next meeting....I'm so late on posting these pictures. The holidays have really put me behind! I hope you are all having fun decorating your homes for the holidays....

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Cynthia said...

I love your show and tells, I almost feel like I'm there. Those Shepherd's Bush stockings are beautiful. My 2 sister in laws have made them for their children. I think my favorite quilt is the "Comforts of home" on the wall:) I will be flying in on December 10, and can't believe I will actually be there for the paper dolls class. See you then!

Jackie said...

Thanks for the wonderful show and tell!! Everything is just beautiful!! Those stockings are wonderful and I am sure will be cherished for years.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

What a great show and tell! I loved the Christmas stockings, and the Schnibbles quilt! The peppermint Christmas quilt is adorable ;-) Thanks so much for sharing.

Carrie P. said...

Wow, awesome quilts and stockings. I just love to see show and tell from your group. Very inspirational.

whitey said...

That little green and red quilt is so festive, love the stockings I needle pointed my childrens stockings but these are wonderful love them.

Nedra said...

Hi Lori,
I'm still at my daughters in Arizona, and my lap top went south, so I'm using her computer. sorry if this post looks like it came from her. Thanks so much for the pictures. It makes me feel like I was there with you!

bingo~bonnie said...

that is a very cute Christmas Quilt - and I would have never guessed those to be 30's fabrics.

and WOW - those stockings!!! What a labor of love for her family!

Thanks for sharing the SNT & Love from Texas! ~bonnie

Jan said...

Awwwwww, that was fun! Such talent and inspiration! Tks so much for sharing :) Ohhhh and I adore the latest block below!!!

Country Dreaming said...

Lots of creativity there.
Those are some busy little elves.


Rae Ann said...

Lori..Thanks for always sharing your pictures from our fun little group. It is wonderful to be able to see again the beautiful things these women share.

Jeanne said...

There's lots of talent in that group! Thanks for sharing the pictures from show and tell. I love all of the stockings!

Funoldhag said...

Hi, Lori - Always enjoy your clothesline club posts. I am intrigued by the stockings - back in the 70's I did some crossstich that I bet was designed by the same designer. It was the same style, same lovely colors and there is a big sampler packed away in the basement someplace that I had forgot about. However, I probably won't go searching for it! I'm going to look on the internet for Shepard's Bush. Enjoy the season!! Carol

Brenda @Cozy Little House said...

Oh, I'm behind too! On reading posts and everything else. I love your show and tell. What works of true art! I made stockings for my children. And my husband and I have Victorian stockings I made in the crazy quilt fashion with hand embroidery and beads I did about twelve years ago. Handmade is always best!

belinda said...

What a great show and tell Lori!!!
Those stockings/socks were To Die favorite was the last one...the shepards with their sheep! And I have a niece who is
ga ga over, she would
love that horse quilt!!

Thanks for sharing!

quiltmom said...

I love the churndash quilt- what a festive look it has.
The stockings are amazing- and a real treasure for their owners- Each one is spectacular.
The table runners are lovely too.
Thanks for sharing all the beautiful work.
Warmest regards,

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Fun stuff. Sandra's things are lovely. As is Rae Anns and everyones. You have a fun group.

happy zombie said...

Your show n tells are candy for my eyes! Always breathtaking and inspiriting and fun!

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