Monday, July 30, 2018

Block Raffle

Block Name: Autumn Arrowhead

Tutorial: http://www.abbyhersey.com/journal/2015/10/1/autumn-arrowhead

Directions: 
 Choose a light and a dark fabric. They do not have to be the same color. Example Light purple and dark orange. Bring as many blocks as you want.

Due Date: August 23 2018 Meeting

August Bee Block

Name : Christina L

Block Design: Raspberry Kiss

Name Link to block tutorial
Color selection
"Background - low volume that reads as white, off-white, or light grey. Cross -
 any colors except browns, grey or black. Feel free to use scraps.
Please name some designers or line of fabrics you like that will help us pick the right fabric for your block
Anything modern is fine
Directions:
Please make 4 of the 4.5 inch blocks

Directions Links to example of the quilt block or fabric you would like us to use.   

Blocks Christina already has:
*please pick different fabric then in the pictures




Thursday, May 24, 2018

Bias Tape Challenge

Make a mini quilt, a quilt, pillow or a sewn item that uses Bias Tape. You can buy the Bias Tape or make your own. Bring it to the August 23 meeting were the members will vote on which one is their favorite and we will also draw a random winner. There is no sign ups for this challenge.

Block Raffle- June Meeting


Block Name: Modern Christmas Tree Block

Block Link: https://www.diaryofaquilter.com/2015/12/modern-christmas-tree-quilt-block.html

Colors:
the tree & background- red, green, and white fabrics (no Christmas themed fabric)
tree trunks- brown/tan




June Bee Block- Meig

June Bee Block
 
Name: Meig H
 
Block Design Name: Single Wedding Ring
 
Color Selection
Anything bright and fun - can be scrappy, same color family, or same print -- whatever strikes your fancy. I'd like low volume or a white for the background.
Please name some designers or line of fabrics you like that will help us pick the right fabric for your block
Alison Glass, Tula Pink, Heather Ross, batiks, anything - really. Just dig in your stash and find something fun and go with it.
Directions
There's a YouTube video if you need it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puH0HijaLI8
 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

July Sew In

Our next Sew in will be July 28 1:30-6pm at Whetstone Library. Everyone is welcome to come even if they cant make our regular meeting. This is an open sew in so bring any project you would like to work on. Machine or hand sewing/knitting

Things to Bring
-you sewing machine
-anything you need for your project
-a snack to share
-something to drink (no red drinks)
-extension cords
- We will be using the tables and chair at the library but you are more then welcome to bring extra    tables or chairs.
- items we will have people to sign up to bring- irons, ironing boards, & cutting mat

Song Title Challenge

Make a mini quilt, pillow or a sewn item that represents a song title. Bring it to the June 28 meeting were the members will vote which one represents the song the best. There is no sign ups for this challenge.

Example: Its 5 O'clock Somewhere- you could make a mini quilt with a drink on it and a parrot on it