Christmas Lunch & November Toss ‘n Tell 2016.
It was hard to believe it was already Christmas time again! A lovely group gathered for our annual lunch feast. Luckily this year the sea breeze gently kept the flies away and it wasn’t too hot. We were incredibly fortunate Soosie volunteered to supply the Christmas Tree, having just made one for an on-line tutorial she is teaching.
We had and incredible feast, since we are all such good cooks!
Our new president Virginia Campbell introduced our new program for 2017. Lots of workshops and demonstrations are being planned as well as our annual retreat, two international tutors, and a group project to be announced early next year. Keep your eyes on the home page of the websiteand our eNews bulletins.
We had our annual gift exchange and raffle which Sue Eslick won.
At our Toss ‘n Tell, Sue Harrington showed some very intersting sample pieces she made in Alison Gomes workshop, What lies Benneath, learning how to add resists to your work to add surface design.
Alison Gomes show an incredibly luscious new wall hanging she has been working on, with some wonderful hand stitching for embellishment.
Katrina Virgona showed off her talent for creating evocative jewelry using a limited palette of red and black, and a splash of yellow.
Sue Eslick had been busy re-purposing and old tea cozy into a gorgeous Meditation Bead necklace. She also found a leather worker to add leather strap onto one of her fabulous bags.
Marie Marshall had been busy making scarves for family and overseas friends for Christmas. She did a wonderful job of folding her scarves in so there were no raw edges.
Marie Jacquier made a large wrap adding on a special piece of fabric to each end to add the ‘wow’ factor.