Friday, September 27, 2019

Pincushion Thread Catcher Swap


If you would like to participate in the swap, please fill out this FORM but October 5th.  An email with details about who you are making for and the answers to their survey will be sent out by 10/7/19.  The reveal will be at our November meeting.



You can use any tutorial/pattern.  I searched for Pincushion Thread Catcher and found several.  Below are a couple options or find your own.


http://www.allpeoplequilt.com/bags-pillows-gifts/pincushions/pincushion-thread-catcher

*To participate in any swaps or challenges you much be a dues paying member.  Dues are $10/year - What a deal!

Monday, September 9, 2019

September Block Raffle


Any paid member can make one or how many you want of the block. Needs to be made in modern Christmas fabric or in green and/red fabric and make the stumps brown. You will bring your block(s) to the September meeting and your name will be put in the raffle for every Block you bring. Who’s ever name is picked will get to take all the blocks home!!!


Here is the tutorial:
https://www.diaryofaquilter.com/2015/12/modern-christmas-tree-quilt-block.html



This is an example of a finished quilt by one of our members, Darci :


Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Favorite Notion Swap

Simply wrap and bring your favorite ($10 or less) sewing notion to our June Meeting. There will be no sign so we will draw numbers at the meeting for those participating in the swap.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Charity Opportunity with My Very Own Blanket

We have teamed up with My Very Own Blanket to help them make blankets. There are 2 different ways we are helping them...

#1 We are helping them sew coaster to help them with marketing, to get donations to help them make more blankets. You can help by coming to one of our monthly meeting and picking up coasters to sew. Then bring back the sewn coasters to the next meeting or drop them off at My Very Own Blanket during their hours.

#2 Meeting at the My Very Own Blanket center and sewing on tag to the blankets or anything else that needs done while we are there. They have everything you need there but your welcome to bring your own sewing machine, rotary cutter, etc with you!

If you have questions please email Leigh at Leigh3467@gmail.com

Meeting times @ My Very Own Blanket
April 20 10am-Noon
May 11 10am-5pm
May 14 10am-Noon
June 15 10am-Noon

***The center is also open Mon-Fri 9am-Noon your welcome to go then also!




Photos By Edy 

Monday, April 1, 2019

Interleave Challenge

The Interleave technique is taking 2 block, cutting them into strips, alternating them and sewing them into one block. Here’s a link to an in depth tutorial. 
                   http://lorrie.cranor.org/blog/2014/01/19/how-to-make-an-interleave-quilt/

Here is a quick picture tutorial. 



Use this technique to create a completed piece (quilt, mini quilt, pillow, tote bag, etc.).  The reveal will take place at our May meeting.  We will vote for our favorites and give out some prizes.  

Due: May meeting 
Requirements: 
-Must be a completed piece (quilt, mini quilt, pillow, tote bag, etc.)
-Must be a dues paying member to participate in any challenges or swaps

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Block Raffle

Block Name: Ohio Star

Fabric Colors
      -Background- White or white on white
      -Main Fabric- Red and blue 

Tutorial: You can use any tutorial as long as it is 12" finished block (that's 12½" unfinished)
Examples: 
https://www.mybluprint.com/article/tackle-the-beginner-friendly-ohio-star-block

**The more blocks you make the more raffle tickets you get

Due at March 28th Meeting