Tuesday, June 18, 2019

May 2019 Show & Tell

Denise showed us a really cute colorful scrappy quilt, front and back!

Michelle showed off her oldest WIP from the Letitia Safir workshop.

Michelle's second WIP has little birds in the birdhouses -- totally cute!  From the Modern Patchwork book.

Sandy shared her New York City skyline bag using the "Show Off" pattern, designed for big prints.

Sandy also completed a T-Shirt quilt with school colors.

Julie had a colorful random block WIP!

Donna did an experiment with flannel, minky and yarn to get the intricate pattern.  Very cool!

Kathy did this quilt for her husband - very bright colors, with minky on the back!

Ellen made this with quilt with her twin sister Eileen based on a  modern art T-Shirt quilt collected by a relative from all around the world.

Allison  is at her last meeting with us, and showed two cute mini-quilts. We will miss her!

Betsey showed several items - first a Redwood Tote using a Noodlehead pattern.

Next is an Alison Glass design, very dramatic with the black background!

Lastly a Diva Clutch with lots of partitions to organize in!

Betsey's Gypsy Wife's quilt -- beautiful colors!

Lastly Betsey showed a little pouch in bright colors.

Lorie showed quilt tops for her teachers, the first being scrappy equilateral triangles ...

and a paddle quilt top!

Chelsea did the Meadowlands pattern, really pretty!

Suzie showed this delicate quilt which is in lovely pink and blue pastels!

Laurie made this scrappy quilt using various fabrics from her client.

Robin showed us two pouches she made.

She also presented a dramatic butterfly quilt.

The reverse side is a big flower!  What a surprise!

Leslie did wonky courthouse steps pattern.  And Ophelia did the quilting.

Ophelia showed us a quilt starting from the modest back ....

and then showing the gorgeous front with a detailed pieced star in the center, pattern by Nancy Ring!

The closeups try to show some of the beautiful quilting she did and corded flange binding!

Sarah is doing a lot of baby quilts -- her very cute quilt has orphan house blocks and will maintain its improv style.

Sarah did this quilt at retreat, and is made with fish fabric, that you can see if you look closely!

Monday, June 17, 2019

June 2019 Meeting Reminder

Our June meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 18th at 7pm!! Doors open at 6:30ish if you would like to come early for some pre-meeting sew-cializing!

Programming: Our programming this month will be to break into small groups and play Left Right Center for fat quarters! Please bring 3 modern fat quarters with you if you'd like to play.

Show and Tell: Make sure to bring your finishes for show and tell this month. Remember, each item you bring to show and tell in 2019 enters you into a special year-end raffle. 

Fall Retreat: It's time to sign-up for Fall Retreat, wahoo! You can do so via PayPal on our website here, or with cash or check at our meeting tomorrow.

July Meeting: This is just a reminder that our July meeting will take place at the Glen Abbey Clubhouse, just a few minutes down the road from our normal meeting space. Our July meeting programming will be to just have fun with each other and share our projects from the scrap bag challenge! This meeting will be potluck. Thank you to Pat once again for hosting us!!

Giveaways and Raffles: Our giveaway item this month is a 1-yard cut of Sandy Klop zipper fabric. 
Raffle #1: A layer cake of English Garden by Rifle Paper Co.
Raffle #2: Rock Solid book with five fat quarter solids

We'll see you tomorrow at the First Baptist Church!

Sunday, June 9, 2019

April 2019 Show & Tell

Gail showed off a quilt top made from 10 inch squares chopped in half and quarters that she made the day her plane to Quiltcon was cancelled.  Good use of time!

Gail also showed off her first effort at a large bag with a mod 50's flamingo canvas fabric.  Group provided a lot of helpful feedback and support!

Laurie showed a very large, colorful scrap quilt.  Fun!

Laurie also showed two bags.  This was from a pattern with some waxed canvas.

For this pattern, the pattern had a zipper size that didn't exist, and some other issues, but it is really cute.  There are now metal-looking zippers made out of nylon that you can cut to size.

Sarah told us she has bought a new long-arm!

Carolanne showed two quilts done by Lisa T, who is now in Pennsylvania.   The first is in a Pantone color of the year -- love the way the design intersects in the middle!

Carolanne also showed off Quilter's Planner sampler quilt top done with Allison Glass fabric.  Great colors! 

Suzy showed this film with Essex linens with a Moda pattern with 2.5 inch squares before sewing. Very pretty!

Suzie and Marie showed off a top made using a pattern that Marie developed and Suzy sewed, and were shown at MQX.  Very dramatic!

This is another pattern by Marie that Suzie helped with that had sparkles!

RenĂ© showed a quilt from a kit with Allison Glass fabric.  It is a keeper!

Donna showed us this very dramatic piece in unusual colors, but a challenge to quilt.  Very pretty!

Donna also presented this very beautiful blue quilt with a network of flowery trellises.  Beautiful!

A very bright and colorful Gypsy Wife quilt by Simone!  Stripes done with lights and darks, and worked with it on the design wall.

Allison will be putting this polar bear into into a pillowcase and then moving on to a Tiger portrait.

Patti showed a very large cross quilt, wedding gift for her daughter with Rifle Paper and Cotton & Steel fabric!  

Patti also showed this very adorable quilt for her grand-daughters' big girl bed!  

Patti showed her freezer paper triangle piece from class with Tara Faughn and QuiltCon.  

Michelle showed a quilt she a Valentine pattern for a friend.  Very optical and interesting!