including photos from 1988
the Phillip Island girls' Report
and instructions for Gayle's bag
Things We Do ...
Phillip Island Exchange Gathering
Friday 10th to Sunday 12th August 2012
The Phillip Island girls arrived on the 2.52 pm train. After afternoon tea at Lyn's and time to touch base at their Billets ...
Happy Hour followed by Fish & Chips & Dessert and Entertainment
Saturday - day:
Sit & Sew followed by
10.45 Morning Tea
11.15 Guest Speaker Neil Chisholm with Show & Tell
A treat for the Phillip Island girls and an opportunity for those who missed seeing Neil and his gorgeous quilts at the June Luncheon. The rest of us were very happy to have another viewing!
1.30 Neilís Mini
Workshop - Cathedral Window,
Saturday - evening:
Happy Hour followed by Dinner and 'Showtime'
Sit & Sew
10.45 Morning Tea
We packed lunches for the Phillip Island girls to take with them on the 12.04 bus, with time to spare to connect at Southern Cross.
We waved them off, had lunch ourselves then packed up.
A thoroughly satisfactory weekend
A big THANK YOU to those who cooked - all scrumptious!
the Phillip Island
girls' Report about the weekend
Did you know ... ?
The Friendship Quilters and the Phillip Island Quilters have been doing Exchange Weekends since they met up at a Quilt Symposium in 1988 - see photos below
You can see samples of Neil's work:
Can you recognise ... ?
In the upper of the two photos taken in 1988, see if you can find
Lyn Hendry Ida Densley Yvonne Spargo Ruby Pollard Sue Slater Joanne Krause Lorraine Lehman Joan Barnes
Edna Hurst Val Dale Rae Graham Glenda Frost Sylvia Mabel Body Val Whelan
Photos courtesy of Ida Densley
Here are your answers
If you recognise anyone else, please let us know - email: email@example.com
Gayle's gorgeous 'Country
(in the WHY Didn't I Take a Photo? category!)
Page 1 gives instructions for making the Quilt As You Go squares
Thankyou to Gayle for sending a photocopy of her handwritten notes
Folded Patchwork Squares
There's also a YouTube video
that gives ideas of things to do with 1, 2, or 5 of these squares - but you'd
have to subscribe if you want to learn the tricks for neat corners!