Can it be so long?

Oh my, it’s been a while, hasn’t it?  A quiet website means we’ve been out there busy doing and perhaps not taking enough time to share the fun!

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Fun times like this week, when eight of us got together around Gill’s dining table to gossip make Kanzashi flowers, using some instructions from a Cheshire WI friend.

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Some parts of the process were a bit fiddly, but we stuck with it.

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Eventually, everyone created a beautiful flower which could be used as a brooch or a hair clip.  The book we had showed ideas for making them into jewellery, for decorating flip flops and all kinds of things, but we all agreed, we needed a bt more praactice before we could take it further.

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Of course, we had a giggle too!

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 All that was left on the table at the end of the afternoon was a little pile of tiny scraps.

Oh – and Eileen’s scissors 😉  (She got them back at our bookgroup the following evening)

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2 Responses to Can it be so long?

  1. Lovely report …wish other WI did this more often .It looked a fun meeting
    Just joined Minchinhampton WI
    Keep getting lost in the village as I am a new comer in these parts Looking forward to my first knitting group .Hope to meat some of you at the group meeting in May .
    Every day is an adventure …….Where is Woodchester ????I am sure the lady who is providing the shared transport will know .

  2. aveningwi says:

    Maureen, you’re always welcome to come to one of our meetings on the second Thursday of the month. We have a few members from Minchinhampton (and no, we are not trying to poach you!!) Just come along and be amongst friends.

    Minchinhampton WI is in a different group from Avening so we’ll be at the Tetbury group meeting rather than Woodchester.

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