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


 

Thursday, January 30, 2020

February Block Raffle

Here's how the block raffle works: You can bring as many blocks to the February meeting as you want. Each block gets you one entry into the lottery. If your name is pulled, you win all the blocks! 

Block Name: Heart

Blog: Brandywine Valley Quilter's

Block Directions: Pattern Link

Fabric Directions: For where it says "Medium Red" and " Dark Red" use pink or red that contrast each other by one being dark and one being lighter. For "white" use either white or white on white

Example of Heart Blocks:





Tuesday, November 19, 2019

2020 Mystery Quilt Sign ups are here!

2020 Mystery Quilt Sign ups are here! 

Use the form to sign up so you can get the first clue via email December 9th so you will be ready to buy fabric the next day at Dabble & Stitch for our Holiday Party! I will also pass out printed clues at the December meeting also. 

Sign Up Form
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfh_mMeZWTpAd2LUppJZ9j1I8-XOtj32ExCZkvbxtHKvqXJgg/viewform

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.