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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

October 2017

Dianne's completed BOM 2017 with great borders.

Sandy Stitchers challenge quilts for 2017

More challenge quilts... quilts had to have at least 5 baskets on the quilt.  The
2018 challenge was announced... quilts can be any size but must have 3 forms of embellishment.

Jan demonstrated a super, accurate way to do a machine binding

Jill showed us an easy way to splice a single fold binding. She also said if you go to Connecting Threads online and type "tutorials" in the Search tab you will find many helpful tutorials. 

Bags by Dianne

Sandy Stitchers entry for the Ruby Jubilee Quilt Show

Dianne's completed Gingerbread Quilt.. our BOM for 2016

Marsha has gotten into the coloring book craze.


She has finished many beautiful drawings.

Virginia calls this her "Miracle Quilt" It is a quilt all ready to be bound from a class she took at Quiltfest with Joe Cunningham.


VA got a blue ribbon with this State Fair challenge quilt

Pam has been taking embroidery classes at Nuttalls



Cathie's fish for a new grand nephew

Trick or treat bag for grandson

Cathie's entry into the Ruby Jubilee quilt show for Quiltfest... also a finish on the 2015 BOM.

Cozy flannel quilt for Cathie's brother

Barbara tried machine quilting on her charity quilt.


Floating 4 squares

Jill's finished basket quilt.

Close up of Tracy's basket quilt.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

September 2017

Keeping up with the Block of the Month!

Shelley shows the final blocks

Peggy demonstrated how to make this cute hobo bag.

Fabric strips are folded onto a strip of batting...

Then the strips are sewn together.

Diane's moose quilt for her husband.

Virginia told us UQG will be doing a charity drive for quilts for the Police Dept to hand out to people in need... approx. size needed is  52 x 60

Lisa, Dianne, Kay and Barbara made mondo bags by Quiltsmart

Marsha will be our new president next year.

Bags by Dianne




Dianne's tip for organizing strips

Jill told us there is good information on the Bernina blog, and a free house pattern sew a long from Jaquelyn Steves.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

August 2017

Completed BOM's for July
Shelley shows BOM's for August


Barbara's COMPLETED BOM!  She used a layer cake.

Sandy Stitcher's were asked to bring their favorite summer quilt to show.  Dianne brought this quilt that she did with candlewicking.

Pam's fall and summer reversible panel.

Tracy won the quilt raffle from National Quit day.
Pam made herself a toile quilt after she did not get an 800 dollar similar one that she saw in New Zealand.

Ruth's embroidered quilt

Barbara's sea anemone quilt

Pat made a reversible woven wall hanging.
Donna entered this fast fun four patch into HMQS.



Diane's no waste applique wall hanging

Ruthie's quilt that was handquilted by her Grandma... she slept under it in the summer.
Marsha's bingo blocks by Kathy Souba
Peggy took a dyeing class.



Some of the materials used were red onion skins and yellow onions.


Dianne's ensembe for Festival of Trees.

Dianne's pug's quilt - Hale Koa

California King Bullseye quilt Dianne made for a wedding gift.

Wallhanging by Tracy
Barbara got a new t shirt!

Cathie's progress on Splendid Sampler
Bunny hill has a free pattern giveaway right now.

Cathie's summer UFO
New quilter Lisa - she is now on her 3rd quilt.

Kim has been quilting for 2 1/2 years.  She is working on a quilt project for all her relatives. She has 54 of 75 quilts done!