Wednesday, November 30, 2016

November 2016

First up in our November Meeting were our challenge quilts. The challenge was to use a panel to create a quilt of any size.

Congratulations to Shelley who won first place!

Next up was our Block of the Month

Jan gave us a very informative talk on Seminole piecing.

Seminole pieced tote

Some of the basic pieced units.

Seminole enhanced pillowcase

Jan explained how you can get complex looks with easy piecing.

One author she recommended is Cheryl Greider Bradkin.

Seminole Sampler

More quilts Jan brought to share.

Next up were the Round Robin quilts headed up by Peggy. Great job ladies!

Donna's bag made at our retreat.

Dianne and Donna's retreat quilts.

Quilts Dianne is donating to Quilt Etc. drive

Sherri's candy quilt

Pam's purse... Also I apologize if your show and tell picture was not included... we had so much going on that my camera ran out of juice!!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

October 2016

Lurdes friend Peggy taught us about applique at the October meeting. She told us about a famous quilt made by Mary Mannakee.  She also taught us how to needle turn applique a heart.

Peggy has been working on this Baltimore Album quilt for 10 years.  She told us to check out the quilts of  the Baltimore Quilt Society to see more.

Up close and personal

A difficult applique  block completed by Peggy

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Ruthie and Shelley completed the final block of the month - cocoa mugs.

Tina's completed Block of the Month for 2016.  She is generously donating it for the Sandy Stitcher's offering to the Colonial Days Auction!

Sandra showed us the quilt that people can make at the retreat.

Brenda Bell's Row Quilt 

Lurdes made the bottom row

Leslie's row quilt

Lurdes Row Quilt

Lurdes surrounded this panel with borders to sample all sorts of borders.

Tina's Jack Skellington quilt

Tina won first place in the State Fair with her clothesline club quilt.

Barbara figured out how to do this table runner pattern: God Bless America

Shelley took Laura Heine's class at Quiltfest and completed this rabbit wall hanging.

Cathie's  UFO finish of "Lovely Day"  BOM a few years ago by Pat Hansen.

Latest Splendid Sampler Blocks

Hawaiian UFO to be completed!

Jan's Dog and Bone quilt

While recovering from knee surgery Jan made a set of smart sewing bags and accessories.

Jerilynn made a cute thread catcher... maybe you could show us how to make them one of these days!

Virginia's entry for the State Fair Challenge. Virginia's request - Please participate in the State Fair each year!

Virginia collects discards from machine quilting demos and makes quilts for the homeless.

Peggy showed us some small gifts she demo'd  at Quilters Holladay

Pam's latch hooked picture of her back yard.

Pam learned this technique from an Argentinian artist and can't wait to start her next one.

More toy bags by Dianne