Thursday, 10 March 2011
Here are some of the group with their finished bags.
We all had a fun night and Rachel was on hand to
show us the tricks to a good bag.
I personally learnt how to make a good french seam
and 'how to have a flat bottom!"
(in bag terms that is!!!).
Thank you to everyone for such a lovely evening
and Thank you to Rachel for all her hard work
making Norfolk a greener place.
All around the hall small groups gathered around machines
making, chatting and sharing.
Bags were slowly coming together.
Thank you to Sylvia from Dereham for giving me
some curtains her friend had given her.
(There were about five bags made from them and more to come).
At my machine station was Sybil
cutting the bags out,
Jill pinning everything together
and me on the sewing machine.
They really kept me on my toes.
We did have a laugh and
too many handles!!!!
On Wednesday evening myself and some more quilters
from Alveva Quilters
went to help the Methwold Ladies Group
make some bags with Rachel,
the co-ordinator for
"No More Blooming Elves".
Rachel was wonderful motivating the group to make a fabric bag
and replace our plastic bags.
I was with Sybil and Jill.
Sybil cut the bag sides and handles out,
Jill pinned them and then it was down to me to
sew the up on the machine.
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