Wednesday, August 17, 2022

September Block Raffle

Block Name: Turn Dash By Two Kwik Quilters

Tutorial: http://twokwikquilters.blogspot.com/2014/07/stitch-that-stash.html

Directions: 
 Make 9 1/2 inch block using the tutorial above. But switch the fabric so there are like the following.....
*see pictures below also 

You will need :

Printed Fabric                                                       
2 - 4 x 4 
4 - 3 1/2 x 2   (or 1 - 2 x 14 1/2) 
1- 3 1/2 x 3 1/2

Solid Fabric
2 - 4 x 4
4 - 3 1/2 x 2  (or 1 - 2 x 14 1/2)

Due: September 22 meeting

 


Tuesday, June 28, 2022

My Very Own Blanket

Making Fleece Blankets....

When: July 28th

Where: Whetstone Library

Time: 6:30-8pm

We will be making fleece blankets to donate to My Very Own Blanket. Please bring 2 yards, in a theme that you think a teenage would love. We will be cutting & tie the fleece blankets during the meeting. Please bring a dessert or appetizer to share during the meeting. 

Here information on how we will be making them:  https://www.myveryownblanket.org/uploads/1/1/1/0/111030427/fleece_blanket_directions_tag_already_attached.pdf



Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Color of the Year Challenge

Use Cosmos, 2022 Kona color of the year in your project. It's that simple. We just want you to make any pieced/appliqued project you desire but incorporate this color in any quantity you choose. If you attended the May meeting, you went home with some of this fabric. Make a mini quilt, fabric basket, bag, garment with piecing, whatever makes you happy! The group will vote on their favorite use of the color.

Due: August 28th Meeting

Local stores that carry it on their website:

Red Rooster

Sew to Speak




Fabric Swap

 Directions: 

*Bring 1 yard of fabric that is cut in to fat eights (9"x21") , you should come with 8 pieces of fabric 

*Bring it in a bag or something with your name on it

*Bring fabric that is Quilt Store Quality fabric, not from a big box store

Theme: Flowers

*you will then come home with a mix of different flower themed fabrics 

Due: June 23rd Meeting

Block Raffle

 Block Name: Autumn Arrowhead By Abby Hersey

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: June 23rd 2022 meeting

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Challenge #1- Name Tag

Since it has been so long since we have met in person, I thought it would be a great time to make a new name tag. You can wear this to each meeting so we can get to know everyone names a little easier. How it will work is you make your name tag bring it to the meeting and the members will vote on their favorite! The winner will win a prize!

Rules:
1. Must be able to read your name
2. Bring to the May 26th Meeting at the Whetstone Library
3. Made mostly out of fabric 







Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Ruler Free Cutting Challenge

Welcome to the first challenge of 2020!!!


Darci did a wonderful demo on ruler free cutting at our January meeting (pictures below by Barb S.) She was inspired by the author/designer Sherri Lynn Woods. Sherri Lynn Woods has a book which is called "The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters" There are also good references on the Creative Bug Website which is free with a Columbus Library Card Link

Challenge Information: 
Due: March Meeting
Rules: 
*Finished piece MUST use at least 50% ruler free cutting (rotary cutter or scissors)
*Any type/size project.
*Must be a finished piece
*No sign up required.
*Must be a dues paying member.
*Members will vote