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2019 — OCTOBER SHOW & TELL

Once again the Show & Tell was fantastic! Loads of beautiful quilts and fun stories were shared. I know you will enjoy each one of them.

  • Beverly Compton
    • #7 project:  quilt for Linus has Mary Engelbreit fabric in large blocks.  Quilted by Brenda Moore.
    • Quilt for Linus done in a variety of large bluish blocks with a blue border.
  • Krista Baker
    • #7 project:  quilt made with squares in a box she got at the Community Mission.  She is donating it to Quilts Beyond Borders.
  • Teddy Caves
    • Quilt top done of pictures and scenery with fusible applique.  “Home is where the heart is.”  Seasonal theme.  Her favorite type of quilt.
  • Kim Sampson
    • Patriotic quilt composed from a jelly roll.  Donated to the veterans committee.
  • Barb Roberts
    • #3 project:  kitties.
  • Susan Guffey
    • Patriotic quilt with white stars on red stripes and blue stripes; probably for her brother-in-law.
  • Elaine Scudder
    • Forty-year-old project with a giant owl applique.
  • Christa Thatcher
    • Kinship fusion sampler quilt; block-of-the-month; has 100 blocks.
  • Liz Mills
    • Project #7:  Linus quilt with turtle fabric.
  • Meredith Willcox
    • “How much is that doggie in the window?”  Dog faces have flowers on their heads.
    • Great-grandson, 14-years-old, designed and made this quilt
    • Quilt of embroidered scenes of kids; sashing composed of small squares; quilted by Joan Harrison.
  • Michaella Peck
    • Was married September 28th; her new name is Gua (pronounced Gwa).
  • Elsie Gaber
    • Project #7:  cat attitude quilt; left it in her car so we didn’t get to see it.
  • Marilyn Peck
    • String quilt for charity.
  • Mary Magruder
    • Project #7: “patches of scraps.”
  • April Bartlett and her mother
    • Tile mosaic done with double-sided adhesive and tulle on the top.
    • Another mosaic: “Home is where God sends us.”
  • Shelly Pagliai – has a quilt in the National Quilt Museum; done with Victoria Findlay Wolfe.  Congratulations, Shelly!
    • Project #7:  Kaffe Fassett pattern “autumn daze;” scrappy back; donated to Community Service.
  • Rose Marie Smith
    • “Seeing spots” quilt; quilted by Andrea O’Brien.
    • Quilt of English paper-pieced blocks; hand pieced and hand quilted.
    • Small quilt of houses; quilted by Andrea O’Brien.
    • UFO quilt; Shelly Pagliai’s pattern “Starflowers” (retreat 2016); gold, rust, and black fabric; quilted by Effie Sickal.

2019 — OCTOBER PROGRAM — Bindings, by Deb Freese

The October program on Binding Techniques, given by Deb Freese, was full of ideas! Deb shared lots of examples and had carefully noted the type of technique she used on each quilt. She shared articles and instructions, too.

Thank you, Deb, for a great program!

2019 — SEPTEMBER SHOW & TELL AND PROGRAM

(Thank you to Alice Allinson for providing the pictures this month.)

Show and Tell:

  • Andrea O’Brien
    • Turned her Neon Dreams project from teaching a class into a twin-size quilt and a small quilt;
    • purple backing; quilted with white thread.
  • Kathaleen Winkleman
    • Vintage orange pansy quilt; bought the flower blocks at Nana’s Second Chance; used orange floral green print sashing.
  • Susan Chidester
    • Block-of-the-month quilt with Civil War fabrics.
  • Sherry Calloway
    • Fall quilt of golds and browns for niece; picture fabric on the back.
    • Sunsets and mountains quilt for sister; wine cork fabric on the back.
  • Elsie Gaber
    • Purchased a Quilt of Valor pattern book at Paducah; quilt of patriotic scraps.
    • “Tied in a knot with my bo” – quilt using forty of Ron’s ties.
  • Krista Baker
    • Quilt of swap shop squares and embroidered blocks.
    • Baby quilt of diamonds with red sashing; quilted by Karen Farnsworth.
  • Deb Freese
    • Completed UFO table runner of Christmas fabrics (her #3); only needed to add the binding to finish it.
  • Liz Mills
    • Quilt for grandson #6 (her #3); used a free pattern from Pat Sloan “Oh my stars.”
  • Scarlett Ragas
    • UFO quilt from 2007 (#6 of her challenges).
  • Teddy Caves
    • Halloween table runner (her #3).
  • Mary Magruder
    • Linus quilt made of blocks and green print sashing (her #3).

PROGRAM:

The 2018-2019 Challenge this year was “Applique”. Kathaleen Winkleman and Andrea O’Brien gathered the Challenge entries as members entered the building for the meeting.  There were 21 entries.  Entries were paraded around the room; members cast their votes for their favorite quilt.

The winners of the 2018 – 2019 challenge (Applique):  

  • 1st place: Debbie Hudnall; her prize was a layer cake. 
  • 2nd place: Bonnie Niebruegge; her prize was two charm packs.
  • 3rd place: Barb Roberts; her prize was marking pens and an ironing sheet.  

There will be a category in next year’s quilt show where challenge pieces can be submitted.

2019 — AUGUST PROGRAM on KAFFE FASSETT by Rose Marie

Program:

Rose Marie Smith gave a wonderful presentation on the history of Kaffe Fassett (his name rhymes with ‘safe asset’). She shared all of the quilts she made while following his career.  

Kaffe is an American-born artist who is best known for his colorful designs in the decorative arts—needlepoint, patchwork, knitting, painting, and ceramics. Kaffe is the author of more than 40 books, starting in 1997. Rose Marie shared a large number of her collection of his books for us to look through.

Thank you, Rose Marie, for sharing your love of Kaffe and inspiring us with your many colorful quilts.

2019 — AUGUST SHOW & TELL

We had a great Show & Tell this month! So much fun to see what everyone is working on.

Note: Photos are at the bottom of the post.

Show and Tell:

  • Barb Roberts
    • Mini quilt made from remnants from making a cake top.  Deb Freeze quilted it.
  • Deb Freese
    • Pillow top composed of Christmas charms; free pattern online.
    • Was impressed by the large digital flower quilts; found a pattern and made one; faced the quilt rather than binding it.
  • Diane Schulte
    • Baby quilt top composed of blue and yellow pinwheels.
    • King-size log cabin quilt made with creams, whites, and homespun fabrics; made and hand-quilted by the Peacemakers from Mary Immaculate Church; she won the quilt in a drawing.
  • Christa Thatcher
    • Colorful quilt for her four-year-old son.
  • Heather Ervin
    • Quilt made with shades of purple and white for her thirteen-year-old daughter; quilted by Alice Allinson.
  • Knecka Smith
    • Quilt top with a pieced backing and free-motion quilting.
    • Red and green quilt for mom’s birthday.
  • Linda Kowalski
    • Quilt from end game quilt-along.
    • UFO quilt from 2010 – 2012; “amazed;” blocks make a maze.
    • Another UFO quilt – red, yellow, and blue cubes.
  • Elsie Gaber
    • Christmas table runner project from maybe 2006.
    • Fall table runner.
    • Quilt for niece Chelsea, a mother and a teacher; bubbles fabric for the backing; quilted by Joan Harrison.
    • Quilt for six-foot Alex; dinosaur fabric on the back.
  • Gyla Elmore
    • A church group adopted a Pine Ridge reservation, and they make blankets for the residents; “Happily Ever After” quilt from a Shelly Pagliai workshop; “never again.”
  • Diane Taylor
    • Used some odd and different fabrics from Tula Pink; some collage; “ocean vacation,” Laura Heine mermaid with a green background.
    • Table runner of red and teal flowers; “dizzy daisies.”
  • Debbie Hudnall – new granddaughter Charlotte Kay born August 3rd, 4 lbs. 2oz.
    • Batik double wedding ring quilt for daughter and husband from a kit purchased at Keepsake Quilting; quilted by Alice Allinson.
  • Kay Beach
    • Inherited quilt that was embroidered and sewed by a friend; added buttons; quilted by Amanda Moots.
  • Meredith Willcox
    • Quilt of framed dogs wearing hats.
    • Quilt of colored four-patch blocks with black print sashing; quilted by Joan Harrison.
  • Alice Allinson
    • For son Trevor getting married in ten days and his fiancé a quilt of dark teal half-square triangles with white background; quilting took 50 hours; cotton sateen fabric on the back.

2019 — JULY SHOW & TELL, and PROGRAM

There were lots of beautiful Show & Tell quilts for July. Our guild is very, very busy!!

NOTE: The names and descriptions are shown below the photos and are taken from the July minutes.

  • Deb Freese
    • Red and white quilt; pattern was the 2018 Christmas countdown blockheads from Moda; a block was posted each day during December.

  • Michaella Peck
    • Getting married in September; fiancé is from Guatemala, and they are trying to get several Guatemalan table runners to use at the reception.  She showed off a couple.

  • Carol Cunningham
    • Bought fabric from a lady from Paris at the 2018 Paducah quilt show; made a purse with it; this is her first attempt at making a purse.
    • Red and black buffalo plaid baby quilt with appliqued bears; black print on the back.

  • Andrea O’Brien
    • Quilt using Bonnie Hunter’s En Provence pattern; swallows and circles in gray are on the backing.

  • Sherry Calloway
    • Country quilt for sister-in-law whose favorite color is red; red pieces on the back.
    • Blue flower panel quilt; quilted by Andrea O’Brien; has bargello borders.

  • Elsie Gaber
    • Cut-up panel used for a baby quilt for Kelsey’s little girl; done in pinks; it’s a family secret why a ladybug and butterflies are included in the quilt.

  • Joan Harrison
    • Linus quilt made with a train panel.
    • Quilt with a train panel but done in a different setting; brother-in-law is a model train collector.

  • Marilyn Peck
    • Baby quilt done in pinks and gray.
    • Scrappy veteran’s quilt done for sister’s brother-in-law; he served in Vietnam and lost both legs; he now is retired from the post office.

  • Meredith Willcox
    • Quilt done in red fabrics.
    • Scrappy quilt with butterflies.
    • Quilt of embroidered blocks surrounded by reddish fabrics.

Program

Our program tonight was given by Kay Beach. Kay shared some of her antique sewing boxes and the stories behind them.

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