Sunday, April 26, 2009

Class with Sue Spargo

I still haven't come down from the high of meeting and attending a two day workshop with Sue Spargo. Sue is a fabulously talented, creative, and super person who was so happy to share her creative thoughts and inspire us with her magnificent quilts. It was also great to meet Sue's sister Wendy who had travelled to Australia with her. Here is a photo of Sue (and myself) and her magnificent Magnolia quilt which was the basis of our class.

The class was held at The Quilters' Store and Karen did a wonderful job. As always the shop was filled with many wonderful threads, fabrics and books to tempt us. I got a wonderful surprise for morning tea - it is my birthday this month and Karen came out with a birthday cake for another quilter and myself - you made my day Karen - many many thanks.
I made block #3 from Sue's book Magnolia. It was wonderful to see all the different interpretations of Sue's blocks and the use of many different fabrics and I especially enjoyed using wool felt. I will never forget Sue's wonderful African animals, birds, leaves etc all made with wool felt. I will always remember these two special days filled with creativity, laughs, learning, friendship and seeing Sue's art up close and personal. Thanks Sue, Wendy, Karen, all the girls in the shop and all the quilters I met.


  1. Hi Mum - you look gorgeous in that photo! I love your block - especially the hot pink! Look forward to seeing more blocks! The birthday cake also looked very yummy!! So glad you had a fabulous time!

  2. Sue Spargo quilts are always unusual and so interesting!

  3. Hi Linda, Now I wish I had done the Sue Spargo class, too. Your block looks great. You are still looking great, too. Love June

  4. Hi Linda, Why didn't you tell me you had a blog? My friend June told me and I looked you up. I've just posted about the workshop - wasn't it excellent? Love your blog! Ann.