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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

November 2017, Show and Tell

  Our meeting was yesterday and the Show and Tell pictures were provided by Dianne K with the help of Sheila B. who took the photos and Bertha M. who took the notes.  Thanks so much!

Show and Tell:

Have a look at Don and Ann's Snail's Tails!

Darlene D's lovely calm scrappy Triple Irish Chain, bound by Don and Ann

Don's miniature Trip Around the World

Donated pinwheel blocks, for a comfort quilt, assembled by Don C.

Joanne shows her sweet fussy cut seasonal quilt called 😉 High Strung!

June G made and quilted her Hockey Quilt on her domestic machine!

Brenda C's "large cut appliqué"  Christmas wallhanging  of a stained glass church window

Estella shows her unique photo wallhanging

Linda's beautiful workmanship after a raw edge appliqué course with Karen Henry

Jelly Roll race quilt by Karen D.

Karen also shows her Heart Quilt

Judy C's Pineapple Quilt from joint workshops with ECQG and CMQG

Colour Me Happy made by Jennifer from her scraps

Sweet Teddy Bear Quilt made and adapted by Jennifer S.

Beverly M's shows her Oh Canada works- table topper's or wallhangings in red

in pink

and in green

The picture hasn't captured the lovely quilting but notice the 2 coloured binding! Yellow on one side, cream on the other.

Dianne K's lovely sampler quilt beautifully quilted by the Manners Sutton Quilt Group.

Around the World tree skirt by Dianne K

A second Around the World tree skirt by DianneK

This quilt was originally started by Dianne's friend for her Granddaughter, finished by Dianne, June G and Dianne L. This quilt featured scrappy continuous binding, a technique learned from Joyce N.

Connie F's vibrant panel of Nativity for Christmas

Cecile G's colourful Clothesline Quilt, quilted by The Cathedral Quilters

Joyce talks about her Free Motion Quilting and use of vintage handiwork in  her works!
A close-up of Joyce's free motion quilting

4  beautiful works of Joyce's that need to be seen in real life.

Following Show and Tell, the guild went on to a Pineapple workshop lead by Joan MORE beautiful Pineapple works to be seen in the near future. Stay tuned.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

October 2017, Show and Tell

 Oct, 2017


The October meeting was held on Monday in cool autumn sunshine. Inside actually, but definitely red,orange,yellow fall leaves to view while driving!

Thanks to DianneK and Marj who recorded, took photos and sent them to me for the blog.  something happened in the taking of the photos, to leave some of them rather distorted, but I will post some, edit some and hope you enjoy!

Thanks to Margie C for the workshop on "little zipper bags".  Everyone enjoyed.😊


Seasonal work created by Margie at Retreat in Sussex.

June's gorgeous house quilt with closeups below of Janet Spurril's quilting!

One of the unifying X blocks

Janet Spurril's quilting showed off each roof differently

I love love love the corners!

Othella show several of her postcards that she made following Joyce N's  Postcard  Workshop

Sunday, September 24, 2017



Another season of quilting has begun for the Cottonmill Guild.  Unable to attend our first meeting I want to thank both Dianne K for recording names of S&T participants, and Margie C for taking and sending these great pictures for me to share on this Blog.

Here we go, please correct me if I get something wrong.


 Connie F is showing a variety of wall hangings as well as wheelchair quilts that she made for Pine Grove Nursing Home.  Great job, with many thanks Connie.

Nice work Connie, it will be so appreciated.

Mary W shows her quilts

Mary's "Under the Stars"

Estella's lovely wallhangings.

Estella's wallhangings, using blocks made by her Mother-in-law,were made specifically to commemorate for the grandchildren.  

Seasonal wallhangings by Estella.

Estella's "Any Way you Want to Square It"

This is Cecile G's Canada 150 quilt The Maple Leaf Forever including 93 3 inch maple leaves!!

"Lest We Forget" by June G. Tis lovely.

Sandra D's beautiful Canada 150 quilt

This is the first Row by Row challenge quilt I have seen.  Great job Sandra D!

Sheila B shows her basket wallhanging/runner.

Sheila B's blue green beauty.

Sandra L's amazing Hexagon Quilt. She and Leigh M are selling tickets on this beauty.

Lisette has made this neighbourly Button Tree Lane quilt

Bette E's striking 3D Blue squares

Jennifer S's sweet ducky baby quilt

Angela made this lovely traveller's bag

Grand Champion winner at NBEX made by Ann Coles with 1930s fabric! Congratulations!!

 Canada 150 quilt made by Don Coles won a 2nd at the NBEX.  Great job!
Don C made a second Canada 150 quilt!

Ann C is showing her lovely hand quilted Poinsettia wallhanging. Another NBEX winner!

Joyce N is showing her Denim Log Cabin quilt that is beautifully hand quilted.

This is an amazing Alphabet Quilt with letters highlighted by Joyce N's free motion quilting.  

Star Mini quilt made and quilted by Joyce N.

Pauline L's beautifully bright multicoloured scrap quilt. Pauline also made 36 bibs for charity!! MANY thanks for this huge donation!
That's all for this month's Show and Tell!