Sunday, December 14, 2014

December Show and Tell

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Patty started Show & Tell with this fun zipper bag.

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Patty also finished her beautiful quilt top from Tula Pink's 100 Modern Blocks.

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Betsy has been working on her awesome color wheel.

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Betsy also showed this gorgeous plum and grey quilt.

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Marie shared her amazing original design quilt for the 2015 Quiltcon Michael Miller Challenge.

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Trish shared her version of Tula Pink's 100 Modern Blocks.

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Lisa shared her Diamond Steel Quilt commissioned by her niece.

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Rene made this fun version of the Mystery Pinwheel Block of the Month.

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And here is Rene's awesome version of the 100 Modern Blocks quilt.

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Donna made this pretty quilt with leftover pieces from her Island Fiesta quilt.

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Donna made this pillow for a friend.

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Chelsea shared her Dapper quilt.

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Chelsea's fabulous color wheel.

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Chelsea pattern tested a quilt design for Meadow Mist Designs.

The wave quilting is awesome!

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Chelsea also brought this vibrant Star quilt.

Check out the fabulous quilt back...

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Denise made this fantastic paper pieced Tree Quilt top.

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Mary Jean made this colorful house quilt.

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Susie's version of Tula Pink's 100 Modern Blocks.

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Here is Susie's Mystery Pinwheel BOM.

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Aleaxandra made this colorful quilted car cover.

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Alexandra also made this fun quilt top using the Circle Tutorial.

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Sandi made this cute equilateral triangle bowl.

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Sandi made a multitude of warm and cuddly minky infinity scarves!

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And Sandi made this fun science-centric quilt for her sister-in-law.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Party Is On


It looks like it will rain tonight.  Forecast has temperatures above freezing.

Please pay attention to your local temperature.

Party starts at 6:30.

(Lovely Spring fabric, by Monaluna, to enjoy on this grey, wet day!!)

Sunday, December 7, 2014

End of Year Meeting

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This is a reminder that our year end meeting will be at Susie's house
Tuesday December 9th at 6:30 PM
Please bring a dessert, or an appetizer, or a beverage to share.
In addition to celebrating the Holidays, we are planning the following...

Please bring something to swap that represents modern quilting.
It can be something that you make.
Or it can be a bundle of modern fabrics.  Or a book.
Or maybe you have something else really awesome in mind?
Cost should be no more than $15-20.

We will be raffling Brave New Quilts
a bundle of selected Cotton & Steel Fabric.
Proceeds will go to the Speaker/Workshop fund.

It is time to sign up for next year.
Dues are $50 for 2015.

Bring you latest works to show!

The Sherri Lynn Wood workshop planned for May 2, 2015 is almost full!!
There are only a couple of spots left!

I hope we will see you all at the party!!

Members were sent an email with Sue's address earlier this week.
If you have not received an email with Sue's address, please send an address request to:


Due to a potential storm on Tuesday,


Saturday, December 6, 2014

Check Out These Blocks

Members have been busy creating their own versions of the Block of the Month.

The tool bar on the left is loaded with lots of block tutorials that will inspire!

Nancy's Target Practice Block...using the fabulous Circle Tutorial


And her Hexi-Go-Round Block


Susie's Quatrefoil Block

IMG_1176And her Improv Half Pineapple Log Cabin Block

IMG_1173Rene and Patty also made the Quatrefoil Block!

Friday, December 5, 2014

November Show and Tell

IMG_1181Susie's awesome paper pieced quilt

IMG_1183Michelle's fabulous bag

IMG_1182(1)Michelle's fun Christmas tree quilt

IMG_1185Sandi's patchwork mini mondo bag

IMG_1186Carolyn made this stunning quilt for her nephew's child

IMG_1187Leona made this festive holiday place mat  from scraps

IMG_1188Jessie shared this gorgeous Christmas Tree quilt

IMG_1189Kathie made this quilt for a Michael Miller Challenge...awesome quilting

IMG_1190Simone is making beautiful double sided napkins for the holidays

Thursday, November 13, 2014

November Block of the Month

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Check of the November Block of the Month...Mystery Pinwheel!

All the information needed to make this block can be found in the left toolbar!

Happy sewing!

Friday, November 7, 2014

Meeting November 11th

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Please join us!
The next meeting is Tuesday November 11th at Twill.
Doors open at 6:30
Meeting starts at 7

On the agenda...

Information about Guild Sew-In at Quilted Threads, Saturday November 15th

Sign up for May 2015 workshop with Sherri Lynn Wood

Block of the Month

Holiday Party Info

Show and Tell

Look forward to seeing what you have been working on!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

More from Houston

The visual feast continues!

Marie shared so many great photos from the Houston International Quilt Festival.

More modern quilts that Marie saw...






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Here is 1 of 28 quilts from the Astronomical Star Challenge


NHMQG member Ellen Fisher contributed this block to the above quilt!


Marie Joerger's Sunapee Star block is featured in another of the 28 gorgeous quilts!!IMG_4698

Each of these 28 challenge quilts measure 72" x 90".

There were many more blocks entered than were featured in these quilts and these were shown in several books that were on hand.

Thank you again to Marie for sharing all this inspiration!