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Ruth Richardson who won 1st prize at her WI.
The kit for this can be forund here at
Worked by Anne Newton of Nene
lacemakers.Anne was entering a competiton and was challenged by her
friend, Athene, to do it in black. So she did! She used as well as the
black four colours of metallic. Looks great and she won!!
This crucifix was made by Pat Foster
and it is the first piece she has made on her own! .
"It was the first pattern I got to do on my own
once my teacher informed me that I had done all the basic torchon
I feel like a learner driver who's just gotten permission
to take the big red L off
the front and rear bumpers... "
This Love Knot Garter was made by Sue
Duckles for her daughter who was thrilled with it
Rose Corsage crochet in Perle 8 by Margaret
Dale. She entered it in a Talent festival and got 98% plus a
Peggotty Patch worked by Maria New. 72 squares and the edging,
Maria 3 years and 4 months. Well done Maria
Heidi worked by Helen Lewis who has only been making lace for
18 months. Love her colours.
Patchwork quilt, Pin Wheel worked by Yvonne Finch using Finca quilting
thread. Took Yvonne 8 months.
It is all worked by hand. I can't
begin to think how you do it so beautifully.
Margaret Peek with her niece wearing the garter made by Margaret.
Scarf worked by Mavis Johnson in Finca Perle 5.
The pattern is in "50 New Bobbin Lace Patterns" by Claire
Burkland. Mavis slightly increased the size of the pricking.
Brugge Crucifix worked by Geff Brook in our La Paleta.
Geoff and his wife Joan tease that they are our Groupies!
Grace Worked by Rosalind Formoy for a Pearl wedding anniversary.
Emily worked by Judith Adkins
Another way to do Rainbow, worked by Yvonne and mounted in a tray.
Little Angel dress.
Worked by Sheila Webster. Sheila says she lined the dress in peach with
She also adapted the bottom frill to make the pretty hat.
A variation on December worked by Maria New.
Emly Alyss at her christening wearing the "Little Angel" dress made by nanny Esther Taylor.
Gooch visited the unit and brought her lovely version of the Fengate
it has taken her 3 years but what a lovely cloth!
Mrs Lyons crochet this bedspread with
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