Woolie workshop with Debbie Busby

Yipee I fixed my IT issues...don't ask me to explain how, but I managed to retrieve all my lost photos and software, phew!
OK so back to the important stuff!  While I was offline I attended a wool workshop with USA artist Debbie Busby, at Quilters Harvest in Warracknabeal.
Debbie had lots of lovely patterns, I was especially smitten with the tiny flower baskets.
And then there was a lovely floral table runner pattern.
I have always wanted to make a month themed wall hanging, this one was the perfect size and Quilters Harvest are ordering in the cute wire hangers to hold them.
 We made this delightful table runner (pattern is called Holly Basket) and I got most of it finished on the day.  
It was so nice to come home and be able to finish it in front of the TV that night!  And it is the perfect size for my "newest" coffee tables... one that belonged to my grandmother.  
 Debbie was very generous and made everyone a cute little tomato - I am using it as a decoration, but I guess its really a pin cushion.
 The girls at Quilters Harvest were very generous and our kit came with all the wool (many pieces were already cut out, a great time saver), three skeins of embroidery thread, scissors and a needle, so I didn't need to take a thing!
I really enjoyed working with wool and Debbie was so sweet, the catering us A1 (food is always good at the Quilters Harvest workshops) and all round we (Lisa and I) had a great day out. 
Happy Quilting Sue.

6 comments:

  1. Really like the idea of a month themed wall hanging

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  2. Looks like you had a good time. She has some very cute patterns, and how thoughtful to make each of you a pincushion!
    I love wool projects at workshops that I can come home and finish in short order.

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  3. Your wool project are fantastic. I think you're a woolie now.

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  4. You set the bar high for finishing projects, can't wait to get to mine!!

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  5. love your little wool project... I'd love that workshop I think
    Hugz

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  6. You are very lucky to have enjoyed a class with Debbie. Her work is lovely.
    Great results with your project too.

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