|The birthday girl - Rachel|
|Show and tell|
|Deb busy finishing the other Rachael's belated birthday gift.|
|Those margaritas were everywhere.|
My sewing girls and I had our bi-monthly get together on Sunday. This time Rachel (Woodenspoon Quilts) was the birthday girl. After the present opening session in the designated birthday chair, we did our usual show and tell of swaps received, new quilty books and projects to ooh and aah over, and of course a beautiful potluck lunch. New margaritas - this time plum sorbet flavour (made by Gwen , a new member in our group) were a big hit,
The gifts I made Rachel were: a Liberty pincushion, a Liberty covered wooden spoon to hang in her sewing area and a Denyse Schmidt and linen zippy Pouch. I used a new tutorial for the pouch from Tessa at The Sewing Chick. This pouch has tabs at each end of the zip and covered seams, so there was no need to turn it inside out,, which made it nice and easy. It has a lovely flat base too, so stands up nicely. Tessa's tutorial has great photos and clear instructions, so I will definitely use it again.
Now I am at home recovering from a full day of fun, good food, a little sewing and lots of laughter with friends.