Friday, 16 October 2009

October Meeting

Lynn Kenny was the guest speaker at the meeting. Lynn is a full-time fabric artist who has a gallery/studio in Killaloe. She uses stitch to draw imagery in combination with paint, fabric and paper. You can view her work at

At the meeting Lynn gave a slide show about her work. She also showed a number of samples of her work which she passed around during the meeting.

The challenge for October was to make a Halloween cushion. Rebecca Palmer & Tracey Watson were voted the joint winners on the night. Rebecca made the orange stitched cushion, while Tracey made a witch cushion. Below are Rebecca Palmer's, Fran O'Donoghue's and Meg Kenny's halloween cushions.

Gillian Sheehan brought in her piece from the recent Yvonne Brown workshop in Tralee.

The Thurles ladies brought in 2 charm quilts which they have made.

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