What a wonderful Show & Tell we had this month! So much progress going on. Members are cranking out the projects, that’s for sure.
Ball of barn doors made for granddaughter instead of a baby quilt.
Christmas-themed quilt; quilted by herself with a pantograph of berries and holly leaves.
Panel quilt so she could practice quilting.
Lighthouse quilt for her son Scott.
Panel quilt for a little girl in emergency foster care.
Quilt for a little boy in emergency foster care.
Doll quilt of strip pieces.
TINY Half-Square triangle star quilt.
Project #2: big star block quilt from leftover pieces; already given to Linus; quilted by Deb Freese.
Project #2: Table runner of gray, turquoise, and pin; nephew has four children and a long table.
House wall hanging from class with Andrea O’Brien and Allice Allinson.
Quilt of gray blocks surrounded by little blocks for granddaughter’s 16th birthday; quilted by Alice Allinson.
2016 UFO of log cabin blocks; practiced free motion stitching.
Prayer quilt block with a Mardi Gras theme.
Rose Marie Smith
“Kaffe’s Kites” – table runner composed of Kaffe Fassett’s fabrics.
Top made of flower pieces and other blocks.
Project #2: “Peach blast.”
Quilt of jean pockets.
Quilt of mother’s embroidered blocks.
Bow tie quilt; someone gave her the blocks.
“Blessed are the quilters.”
Row by row houses for either a wall hanging or a table runner.
Tree skirt quilted with gold thread.
Disappearing hourglass quilt of 10” squares of purples, pinks, and greens.
Redwork quilt by her mother in the 1920s.
King-size top of multicolored scrap pieces.
Baby quilt of blue and light blue stars; finished six years ago.
Gold and maroon small wall hanging; kit belonged to her mother.
House wall hanging from class with Andrea O’Brien and Alice Allinson; work in progress.
Redwork quilt by her mother.
Project #2: “Witches Night Out,” Halloween theme made from stash fabrics.
36” quilt for a veteran; friend in St. Louis awards quilts to those on an Honor Flight.
Project #2: Sampler quilt for a missionary just engaged; used Shelly Paglia’s block of the month for Sew Sweet; quilted by Wanda Cagle.
Library ordered a book Sunday Best Quilts because she asked about it; made a sampler quilt using blocks from the book in turquoise, melon, and lime green.
Purchased 70 string pieced blocks from garage sale of Evelyn Glasglow’s belongings; blocks were backed by Good Housekeeping magazine pages from 1940 to 1948; the magazines belonged to Mollie Glore; quilt was made with the string blocks; “Mollie, Evelyn, and Me.”
Project #2: finished; “Flower Power;” given to daughter for Christmas.
Baby quilt with large giraffes for a friend.
Deb Freese and Barb Roberts
“Fiesta Quilt made with fiesta ware colors; for Kathy Hatfield’s recovering mother.
Rescue double knit quilt #2; quilted by Deb Freese; has blocks of checkerboard with 36 pieces in each block; backed by a paisley print minky; for the camper.
Wedding ring quilt top made with double knit (Future “Rescue Double Knit quilt #3); bought by Bev Winn and sold to Barb.
(Thank you to Alice Allinson for providing the pictures this month.)
Show and Tell:
Turned her Neon Dreams project from teaching a class into a twin-size quilt and a small quilt;
purple backing; quilted with white thread.
Vintage orange pansy quilt; bought the flower blocks at Nana’s Second Chance; used orange floral green print sashing.
Block-of-the-month quilt with Civil War fabrics.
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.
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.
Quilt of swap shop squares and embroidered blocks.
Baby quilt of diamonds with red sashing; quilted by Karen Farnsworth.
Completed UFO table runner of Christmas fabrics (her #3); only needed to add the binding to finish it.
Quilt for grandson #6 (her #3); used a free pattern from Pat Sloan “Oh my stars.”
UFO quilt from 2007 (#6 of her challenges).
Halloween table runner (her #3).
Linus quilt made of blocks and green print sashing (her #3).
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.
What fun it was to see everyone’s quilts! Enjoy the Show & Tell for this month.
Moda blockheads 2 quilt in teals and corals; new block every month; quilted by Deb.
“Forgotten Beauty;” started 12 years ago at a two-day retreat; New York beauty; pipping in the binding; quilted by Alice Allinson.
Graduation present quilt for the daughter of their deceased pastor friend, Richard Schlueter; quilted by Wanda Cagle; has pockets in which Mom will place written notes and memories from her dad; quilt shows highlights of his life.
“Triangle Salad” design of Shelly Pagliai; calls her version “Chopped Salad with Black Olives;” bias binding made with four colors (used the big square method for making bias binding); quilted by Shelly Pagliai.
Quilt for an air force veteran made with scraps from Diane Bloskovich and pieces of chicken fabric.
Patriotic quilt made from pieces purchased at Nana’s Corner.
Quilt composed of chicken pieces.
Stash quilt made up of four patches in colors surrounded by black and white.
Quilt with teal and black; pieced backing; quilted by Wanda Cagle.
Quilt top for brother who moved to Montana; buffalo panel surrounded by Indian motifs.
The Show & Tell tonight was wonderful. We had a great variety of quilts and most all of the “Seeing Spots” quilts (or parts of quilts) from those who attended the Carl Hentsch retreat. Thanks to everyone for bringing their quilts to share. What wonderful inspiration to all!