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Monday, March 19, 2018

Sunday Stitchers

As March is Melanoma Awareness month, Sunday Stitchers had a special fund raising day amongst ourselves for Melanoma Institute and Tour de Cure. Blue and Yellow are their banner we went with that colour scheme too.
Sandi and myself provided raffles...we had blue and yellow themed food and a wonderful "bring and buy" table......a few things may have popped into my bag....I will share in a later post. This made for lots of happy stitchers lol!
The winner of first prize in the raffle was Inca and she was thrilled with her win.
We were very pleased with our efforts and managed to raise $664, which will be shared with both charities......a wonderful day and loads of fun too.
We had 3 birthday girls....Teresa, De and Inca.
And our UFO CHALLENGES have made for lots of lovely show and tell....
My Yoko Saito blocks which was my No. 10 on my list.
Sandi had lots of cute Easter themed projects.....and her table centre is reversable....clever bunny!
Noreen has been stitching up a storm....
De's delightful quilt.
Susan's very useful sewing station....loved it! Plus a lovely wall hanging. Incas wonderful EPP in Tildas and another lovely by Sandi.
Noela's Ruth Quilt pretty!
Maria has also been making progress on her EPP projects and another gorgeous blanket. Lynda's working hard on her hand stitched Trip around the World.
Teresa's beautiful sewing this too! Helen finished a sweet wall hanging and loads of lovely work in Tatyana 's amazing Russian cross stitch.
I always feel so inspired when I get to see all that these clever ladies do.
We had a great day with purpose and fun rolled into one.

When you do small things with can't help but make a difference!
Namaste and Blessings Michelle xxx


  1. It was a win all round as far as I am concerned.

  2. Hi Michelle great effort by you alland you can see that you all had fun,well done girls. Lots of lovely show and tell my friend ,and i love your blocks xx

  3. So much beautiful work and a great cause. congratulations on raising all that money. Take care, Guida.

  4. Great show and tell. Happy birthday to all. Wonderful effort for the two charities.

  5. Great show and tell and well done on raising all that money for your charities. xx

  6. Love seeing all your creative endeavours!
    Beautiful work from all the girls

  7. Hi Michelle, beautiful work by all the ladies. Sounds like you all had a wonderful day & raising money for very worth while charities, congratulations to all. Take care xxx

    1. Thanks Sue. The girls are very clever and inspiring. We were very pleased with our efforts x

  8. great seeing everyones show and tell....

  9. Lovely show and tell, Michelle! A wonderful effort raising money.....every drop in the bucket helps to fill it.

  10. Great work with the fundraiser. that was a great effort.
    love seeing the show and tell.

  11. You are right, so much inspiration! So lovely to get together with like minded friends xx

  12. I'm catching up on a bit of blog reading and no surprises to see how busy you have been during March so far with some very lovely catchups! Some lovely projects and also enjoyed looking at your garden again in the previous post! Shez shared some lovely photos of your fabulous projects at your home lovely!!! I especially love the red work cushion with the red checked gingham around it ...... is that one of your designs I wonder?

  13. What a great thing you did, raising money, enjoying friends and quilting...what could be better...
    Thanks for commenting on my blog about my health and stitching...I managed to do a little applique and embroidery on the Cottage block this weekend while sitting in bed...
    Mama Bear

  14. Well done to all of you with your fundraising.... I love seeing all the show and tell...

  15. What a wonderful bunch of lovely creative & inspiring ladies Michelle. Can see why you always feel so uplifted by their company Xx

  16. Looks like a fun day, and all for a good cause. Plenty of lovely projects underway too.


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