Friday, November 25, 2011


It never ceases to surprise me what a varied array of work that we all turn out often from the same starting point.

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Gaynor’s lovely quilt in progress.

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Sue’s work developed from her collage shown in the previous post.

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Rhiannon’s work.

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Gwyneth’s work.

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Joan, busy as ever.           Trish’s work.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Mary’s workshop part 2


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These photos just show you how much fun our meetings usually are! This was a continuation of our last session with Mary using ‘mood’ music to create abstract art which will eventually be developed into textiles. We framed parts of our work to create new work on a fresh piece of paper.

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Below is a piece Rosemary has already started using on of her collages from 2 weeks ago.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011


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  These are some of the collages that our members created in the last 2 weeks.

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                                             Don’t they look Happy?

Tuesday, October 18, 2011


With Sue’s encouragement we started our new project by choosing a favourite view in North Wales and creating a collage using paper from old magazines, these will hopefully be developed to create some textile work.

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Watch this space!

Friday, October 14, 2011


Here are some photos of the AGM which was held on the 16th of August and I think someone needs to take this admin person in hand!

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Here comes Rhiannon with something exciting hiding under greaseproof paper and held in place with clothes pegs. I wonder if there’s a possibility it will escape?

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As you can see, Janine is desperate to find out what it is.

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Would you believe I was too busy eating to take a photo after the wrapper came off?

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But someone else insisted on taking a photo of me enjoying it.

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Here is the  actual serious part of the afternoon.

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This is the following meeting on august 23rd. This was when we had a few days of Summer weather.

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This is work in progress by Mary using her new Embellisher!

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This is Sue’s work using Hundertwasser as inspiration. More to follow.

Monday, October 10, 2011


First, here's an appology from the blog admininister who has been very careless of late, forgetting to take the camera to meetings etc. etc.
These photos were taken with my mobile phone which I couldn't trnsfer to my new laptop, but buying a Belkin Bluetooth adapter has solved that problem. We had a wonderful workshop with Mary (Spence), she played us different tyes of music which we had to listen to and draw at the same time on large pieces of paper using suitable colours from our oil pastels. It was great fun. these are now going to be developed into textile art.

Mary is not looking very happy with us is she?


This is a beautiful piece of work by Rosemary, which she decided to make for our project using black, white and orange.

This work was started by Joan at Plas Tan y Bwlch during our annual Summer break together and now it's finished and hanging in her great, great granddaughter's room.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011


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Here are the two sisters off to the ball!

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Cinderella being supervised by one of the sisters! See how she reacts in the last image? She’s getting very brave.

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Here they are showing their true colours! But if you think all we did was laugh and play, then you are wrong. The group worked harder than I have ever seen them this year and there was less talking too. All the following work is work in progress and I will show you the finished work soon.

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This is Sue’s textured wall.

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A woven work of art by Trish.

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Beautiful cards by Carol.

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Jenny is making a lovely embroidered box.

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Gaynor’s lovely quilted panels in progress.

More to follow!

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Some eye candy from Plas tan y Bwlch

I have some beautiful work in progress to show you, but not all in one go as there’s far too much for one post. as usual we are having loads of fun here.

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This was taken early in the morning, in fact, before breakfast and Maggie and Joan are watching me taking photos in the garden below.

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Here they are helping themselves to some lunch.

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Patricia Sherry is the one who arranges all our retreats to Plas Tan y Bwlch and we are all very grateful to her. Thanks Trish.

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Mary’s WIP.

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This is just one of Gaynor’s quilted panels in progress.

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One of Sue’s textured pieces in progress. I’ve just noticed the Midlife crises bit Smile

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These are Carol’s wonderful cards.