Friday 21 July 2017

Winter Escape Sewmiriam Workshop

I have been spoilt this week. As part of Winter Escape at Cottage Quiltworks I ran a Sewmiriam Workshop teaching the Sewmiriam Handy Zip Top Bag and the new Sewmiriam Large Handy Zip Top Bag.

Thank you ladies  for a wonderful day filled with great talent and inspiration.
Here is a sample of what was created...

Marg made this beautiful Sewmiriam Large Zip top bag. The house focus fabric really shines.

The back is equally as gorgeous ...

Kerrie chose a delightful Kimiko doll print as her focus fabric and carefully selected fabrics to surround it. How stunning is the result! Modern and traditional prints can work beautifully together in these bags.

Lyn used the Elizabeth range of Tula Pink fabrics for her bag. By mixing stripes, spots and prints she has really made Elizabeth the star!

Anne started with an exquisite Liberty tree print as her focus print and built around it to create a beautiful bag front panel. When she came to class Ann had thought her bag would be predominantly blue, but this is the result and I think it is absolutely fantastic!! Well done Anne.

Olga is making a very special baby gift using soft, gentle prints for her large zip top bag, and the result is divine. Wouldn't you just love to be the recipient of this bag ?

Megan made this vibrant bag front using jewel toned prints that are so fun  and bold!
I love these colours, the mix of small and large prints, and the graphic motifs.

Lyndell had to rush off to care for sick family members, but not before she had a chance to whip up these flamingos  with some stripes and spots. This bag will be stunning when finished.

I can't finish this post without a big thank you to Lyn for her cake which was delicious, to Megan for her decadent chocolate slice, and to Gerri for the spicy pumpkin soup and crusty loaf lunch which was so perfect for the Winter Escape Workshop experience at Cottage Quiltworks. 
Quilters are so generous . Thank you all for such a special day.
Happy sewing, love Miriamxxx