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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Quilt Club Exhibition at Te Takere

Te Takere, our local library, is much more than a library.  It is the Horowhenua Cultural and Event Centre, and hosts a regularly changing range of exhibitions.  And for the next few weeks my quilt club have a range of quilts hanging in the exhibition space.  I am a regular library user, just can’t cope without a book or two to read, so popped in on Friday to see the quilts.  There were several being exhibited from my Sew Wot buddies, I discovered.

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Helen made these two

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My Blue Heaven, by Heather E

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Gollies Galore

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Gorgeous Tea Cup Dollies

These are just some highlights from the exhibition.  Our club had a roster of ladies happy to sit and stitch and answer any questions the public may have.  They had both taken along some hand stitching to do.

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Club members Ellen and Rachel on duty

As I mentioned before, the library building is so much more than a library, although that is the part I mostly use.  Te Takere also offers an AA Site for driver and vehicle registration, an I-Site Information desk, a Genealogy and local history centre, and the Libretto Café, where you can stop for coffee and a snack.  Yes, I can vouch for the café – sometimes you just need to sit and enjoy a nice coffee, don’t you!

4 comments:

Maria said...

Beautiful eye candy.. The Blue Heaven is the quilt I made some time ago and is my caravan quilt.
Oh yes nothing like a good coffee.

Janice said...

Thanks for taking us along. My favourite is "My Blue Heaven ". And yes, you must have coffee to keep you energy up.

Karen S said...

Great to see all these groups working together. How special to see a quilt display there too.
Cheers, Karen
http://sunburntquilts.com.au/

Jocelyn Thurston said...

Enjoyed reading your latest posts Jenny. I think you were right to ditch Rustic Reindeer...wise words that this chosen hobby should be enjoyable. And I know you have no shortage of other projects to get working on. Hope your birthday is a wonderful one. Love Heather B's themed gifts of cupcakes. Always so many beautiful quilts on your blog.