Thursday, September 25, 2014

Save the Date!

Lee HeinrichWe are so excited to announce that

Lee Heinrich of freshlypieced

will be in  New Hampshire

Saturday March 7, 2015!

Lecture and trunk show will begin at 4PM.

More details to follow!


Monday, September 22, 2014

September Show and Tell

See what everyone was working on over the summer!

IMG_1083Janice and her original quilt design

IMG_1085Terry  and her Show quilt for The Gathering

IMG_1086Nancy made this awesome bag and pouches!

IMG_1087Donna and her beautiful bag

IMG_1088Betsy made this really fun quilt top!

IMG_1090Chelsea and her Birds and Berries quilt

IMG_1091Chelsea's Swell quilt made from scraps

IMG_1092Chelsea also made a Dresden Plate quilt.
Check out the fun low volume fabric she used in the background.
And the embroidery is an awesome touch!

IMG_1093Hannah made this pretty zig zag quilt top

IMG_1094And this fun Christmas quilt top!

IMG_1095Michelle made this awesome Amy Butler bag

IMG_1096Michelle's Watermelon Patchwork

IMG_1097Marie and her awesome bag

IMG_1098Simone quilted her fabulous Tree Quilt

STAY TUNED for some exciting news that will be posted soon!!

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Charity Quilt in Progress

Over the summer, our guild received a fabulous package of fabric from Hawthorne Threads!

 IMG_2321Their donation included a fat quarter bundle of Hawthorne Solids and assorted scraps of printed fabrics.

IMG_2902IMG_2121What are we doing with all this yummy fabric?

We are making a quilt, of course!!

The blocks look like this...


and the tutorial for constructing the block can be found here...

How can you get the fabric to make a block or two??


Please be sure to join us Tuesday September 9th!

Plan to pick up a fabric bundle (or two?) and make a block for this quilt!

The quilt will be donated to Bridges.

Mark your calendars for Friday October 24th when we will gather at Twill to put the blocks together.

Sign up for this event will be at the next meeting.

Hope to see you Tuesday!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Color Swap

Want to learn more about Color Theory?


Many of the available books suggest that the first step is to make a color wheel!

Don't have all the colors on hand?

No worries!  We are planning a swap for the next two meetings!

That way everyone could have all the colors of the spectrum to build a color wheel!

Here's the plan for the September 9th meeting...



those colors are







Please bring what you can swap of the above colors to the September 9th meeting.

Choose prints from your stash that read like solids.

If you have it in your stash, please bring - light - medium - dark - values of the color.

Don't worry if you don't have all the colors!

The plan is to swap for the colors you need to complete your color wheel.

What size fabric should you bring? 

If you would like to make the color wheel quilt pictured at the top of the post, swap size is 2.5" x 7"

Please keep in mind that you will need to purchase the book to make that color wheel quilt.

If you have another design in mind for your color wheel, bring your fabric and plan to cut it at the meeting when a swap has been agreed upon.

See you next Tuesday at Twill!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

August Show and Tell

Check out all the fantastic quilts shown at the last meeting!

IMG_1060Simone's tree quilt

IMG_1061Another gorgeous quilt by Simone

IMG_1063Michelle's candy circle quilt

IMG_1064Michelle's noodlehead bag

IMG_1065Susan's baby quilt

IMG_1066Trish's baby quilt

IMG_1068Trish's granny square quilt; a collaborative quilt made with other Souhegan Valley Quilt Guild members

IMG_1069Debbie's beautiful quilt

IMG_1070Mary Jean's bright and fun quilt

IMG_1071Foundation pieced quilt by Mary Jean

IMG_1073An original design by Chelsea

IMG_1074Nancy's Target Practice block

IMG_1076Lisa's Michael Miller challenge quilt

IMG_1077Lisa's baby quilt

IMG_1078Terri's Kaleidoscope Star block

IMG_1079Marie's Michael Miller challenge quilt...Improv Log cabin

IMG_1080Patty's Michael Miller challenge quilt

June 2014 Lisa - Meet the Members bundle winner

Lisa...Meet the Members fabric bundle winner


Bonnie...Count the Colors bundle winner

NEXT MEETING is Tuesday September 9th at Twill

Meeting will begin at 7...doors open at 6:30

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Half Rectangle Triangles

IMG_1059At the August meeting, Marie demonstrated how to make...

Half Rectangle Triangles

The step by step instructions are now located in the left toolbar under


There are so many ways you can configure these.  Have fun!

It will be so great to see what everyone makes!