Friday, March 14, 2014

Small Group Show and Tell!

Table Talk Stitchers got together this week at my house. We meet once a month and have really gotten to know each other well in the year we have been stitching together. This week we had some fun projects at the table!

Mary has been diligently working on Yoko Saoto's mystery quilt from Quilt Mania Magazine! It is all quilted and ready to sew the binding down. Isn't it stunning! Here are a few detailed shots. I know she will be a ribbon winner again with this one! She is one of the finest quilters I know! It has been so great to get to know her better while stitching together in various groups.

The quilter she had work on it did some wonderfully creative stitching!

Such cute detail in this quilt...see the bluebird and pup?

And two little kitties...

Faux leather for some of the roof tops,

Cute little peacock couple...sittin' in the tree, K I S S I N G, first comes love, then comes marriage, then come the peacocks with a baby carriage!

We had a great time oooohing and aaahing over this quilt!

Char and Marcia bring wool appliqué to stitch on when they come! They both choose such darling projects to work on! It has been so fun to get to know these two ladies as well. Such sweethearts and so inspirational!

Char brought her cute chartruse purse used as a tote to carry her goodies. She also wore a chartruce colored sweater and happened to coordinate with her lovely stitching and supplies. Her Easter Matt is coming along nicely and will be ready to display in her home soon. See her cute little green box over on the right side that she carries her scissors and such in? Darling! And of course the little tote she stitched for her threads is Oh So Cute too!


And Marcia had a cute tote she made also. Her little mat is telling us spring will be here very soon. Such a cute little bumble bees! I am always impress with quilters who work ahead of the season! I am one who works on the past season...after Christmas, I make Christmas quilts, after Easter, I start an Easter project! Then I have to wait the whole year to enjoy it! LOL. Marcia will have this one done by the next time I see her! These girls are organized and I need it to rub off on me! :-D


I stitched on another pincushion. I need a few extras in different color ways. This one is poison green and lavender, with brown and creamy yellow accents. It's looking nice, I think, and will be a good addition to my collection! I love to make these...seems I never get tired of them! (You can see the rest of the designs available in my web store HERE). These are made using my English Paper Piecing technique with starch. So simple!

Next time we get together for some table Talk, I'll take a few more pictures to share from the other girls' projects to share with you. All of them are so talented.

Have a wonderful weekend and thanks for stopping by!

Take care,




  1. What a talented group of ladies and Mary's quilt is gorgeous, I love how she did the quilt and the fabrics she used, definitely a ribbon winner.


  2. What wonderful detail in that quilt. It is incredible!
    And the wool projects are all so pretty. I would be totally intimidated in such a group. : )

  3. Mary's quilt is out of this world!! Gold medal winner for sure!! Stunning!!

  4. Oh my! This Yoko Saito Quilt is an heirloom masterpiece! The attention to detail and fabric choices are perfect! Love it! I'm also admiring those little wool totes with the tulip on them... do you know the pattern name? Beautiful color combo for the pincushion! It says Spring will soon be here! :-)

  5. Great show and tell, just wished I lived closer. See ya Tuesday.

  6. Mary's Yoko Saito Mystery Quilt is beautiful - it made me catch my breathe when I first saw it!! Love the colors and the detail in it!! Wonderful, wonderful job!!!

  7. Thanks so much for sharing these lovelies! The quilt details are so charming. I love the peacocks in the tree. LOL I have a soft spot for wool and anything designed by Sue Spargo, so those little projects are calling my name. Your pincushion is going to be beautiful. What does it take to get an invite to your stitching group? If only I wasn't so far away, I would love to drop in and chat and ooh and ahh over all the projects.

  8. What an inspirational trunk show! Every piece is gorgeous and just makes me want to sew. I love the colours you are using in your pincushion. Very pretty and soft!

  9. very inspirational! I love that tote and that house quilt---WOW!

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  11. I love your choice of colors in this quilt. I would love to make one also is there anyway that you can help me find the pattern?This is a Yoko Saito pattern design? Thank you, Mary