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Sunday, December 2, 2018

November Meeting and Show and Tell

 I apologize for the lateness of the Blog this month, but I have had computer problems!  Now with a new Hard Drive and a lighter wallet, hopefully I'm okay to go.😀

Sampling of the October Lotto Blocks that were turned in...enough for 2 queen size quilts.  good luck winners!!

This is one of last month's quilter's product.  Joanne B has made this and donated it to CMQG's Cancer Quilts. Thank you JB!

Angela shows her choice of pattern for November's Lotto Block. Pinks and Blues and the Pattern pdf should be published here soon.

close up

Joanne shows her amazing embroidered leaf runner.

Individually embroidered leaves

Patricia E's lovely Sunflower Runner

Closeup of Patricia's curved sunflower runner

Sheila's pineapple wallhanging

Closeup showing double binding, strawberry/cream colour

Dianne K. explains how she developed this exquisite star quilt. It was  a "Tinner" project from ECQG, so some stars were made by others, Dianne credits Joyce N and others for design help as well.

close-up of some of Dianne's shining stars 

Quilt back for star quilt.  Note 2 coloured binding!Blue on front white on back!

June G's sweet free standing Christmas Tree.

Cecile G has purchased pillow shams to make Activity Lap blankets for dementia patients

A grouping of members with their chenille projects

Joycelyn A with her amazing CRAZY QUILT of prom dresses, and neck ties!!!

a closeup of some stitches

and another!

Leigh M and her hand quilted green and rose Magic Tile quilt . Tickets are being sold on this.

Joan B shows her brown, blue and green quilt with doggies.

closeup of some doggies

AAngela's table runner of trees from Gail Mitchell's FQG workshop

Angela's colourful laptop /tablet case

Joyce N's "cruise class quilt" featuring colourful blocks each with  its individual machine quilting

Examples of machine quilting in Joyce's blocks



and its back.

Joyce's hexie quilt with each hexagon bordered in black

See below for more of Joyce's fabulous postcards

Joycelyn A's multi coloured Medallian quilt

amazing detail

another with cat faces

Joyce's wildlife postcards


Quite a variety Joyce N!
Next month will be our sale and Christmas dinner.
See you then,
Kathy F

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

October Meeting and Show and Tell 2018

A good meeting was held by Jennifer with Dianne K reading the minutes of our Sept meeting and committee heads giving updates.

Block Lotto:
Marj is showing Lotto Block number 2, the directions of which are to follow.

 Show and Tell:

A music gift for her brother 

Carolyn C talks about this quilt...
It is a BEATLES and guitar quilt to be a christmas gift

One of the stars!

Kathy F's Christmas, Halloween and Bargello table runners

Stack and Whack finished by Kathy F

Closeup of Judy D's quilting on her ...

whole quilt.  Pictures do NOT do justice,it is lovely!

Carol Anne McG shows her hexagon quilt wearing her beautiful chenille jacket.

Estella Mac and her Harry Potter quilt with its 4 houses shown.

Allison H and her Fall Wallhanging

Allison happily talks about her about to be grandchild's quilt with excitement.

Cecile and her red quilt of hundreds of 1.5 inch squares

And here is Cecile's gorgeous scrappy postage stamp quilt!!

Brenda C teaches us her method for this Baby Quilt

Joan Baldwin talks about Evelyn M's embroidered wall hanging...

...and the ONE block that she happily did!

Joan shows her 2 Chenille mats made with the same colour fabrics in a different order.

Joyce and her miniature red and white quilt

Joyce shows what can be done with HSTs

A display of Joyce's amazing postcards

And...a closeup of 3 postcards.

AND here are the Lotto Block directions:

Thats all for now.