EYES meet over the Internet

Saturday 14th November we had our second EYES Zoom meeting. Sheila F., has written a blog of her experience. EYES Thoughts Sheila F. November 14th, second Saturday in the month, it must be EYES this afternoon. But we’re in lockdown again, we need to stay at home as much as possible. So thank you Val…

November 2020

Covid 19 Update Month long Lockdown announced to 2nd December 2020 our area was to enter tier 2, high risk guidelines but this has been superseded by a stay at home order to start Thursday 4th November 2020. To this end the planned Coffee morning for 14th November has been cancelled. Join us for a…

T shirt quilt, Phone cushions and Flamingo Bingo!

Barbara B. Making this quilt really tested maths and sewing skills to achieve the finished size required as the shirts were all different sizes . Also mixing woven  and thin  knitted fabrics  was challenging. Joyce Two toilet bags and two iPhone stands and one iPad stand I have produced during lockdown. Jayne G When asked…

From Canterbury, through Africa, Europe and Asia via ZOOM.

Blackwork with Liz Arnold Saturday 10th October and around a dozen EYES members joined Liz for our first ever ZOOM meeting. In fact our first EYES meeting since lockdown in March 2020. For myself taking part was a new experience I have watched many ‘webinairs’ on Covid during the past months and so felt confident…

September October 2020

Keeping in touch during Covid times. Val W. Christmas place mats Jenny Rayments Scrappy Zappy Doo for my granddaughters 13th birthday.  She spent lockdown re designing her room. We also baked together,  I have created a recipe book and written in all the recipes we used .I have made a quilted envelope to keep it…

Too Good To Miss. Don’t let Covid get you down.

Calling all EYES members Liz Arnold ZOOM meeting Saturday 10th October Where Anywhere you are. How Use your smartphone, tablet, ipad, computer, laptop. A friend’s smartphone, computer laptop, ipad etc. Under Covid safe guidelines, rule of 6. Wear a mask, wear a coat. Join in. I don’t know how to ZOOM!! Contact Hazel or any…

Huguette’s Cat Blanket and Quilts

“Here are two bits I made for donating to Caring for Cats since I have run out of thick yarn to do cat nests. The reversible quilt for a cat (19 x 23″)  is made with scraps of flannel and the crocheted granny squares baby blankets (32 x 35″) of leftovers of mostly acrylic DK yarn….

Bank Holiday August 2020

Brenda W. Cute knitted Clanger and a knitted cardigan and hat for a new Granddaughter. Jacky WL I have been working on a wall-hanging.  It is done in a style inspired be an artist/sewer called Edrica Huws.  Val W Lesley Completed Critter Quilt.

UFOs completed, Pugin the Peacock, and masterclasses undertaken.

Susan B. I have been experimenting with vegetable dyeing. The cotton bags are the results of different batches of onion skin dye, with wax resist. The old T-shirt is avocado stone dye.It is a pretty pink but I have not had time to judge whether it is a stable colour. The recipe was to carefully…

Sunday July 26th Masks and More

Hi. I hope you are all well and sewing. I finally finished my Kantha stitch bobbin roll and I am pleased how it has turned out.  It was a challenge how to join the squares to make a length to roll round the bobbin. I managed using 3 very large press studs which I found…