We were lucky to have Laura Foggs as a speaker in our September meeting. Laura showed us her artistic sense of designs using fabrics and collages techniques. Laura trunk show was also amazing.
UFO Challenge from Susanne Scholtz
Show and Tell: Shery Loewen, Christy Bengston, Nannette Ettinger, Cynthia Martelle, Suzanne Hoyt, Leanne Harvey
This month, Gretchen More, our long time member, shared her wonderful trunk show with us. Gretchen also illustrated how to use color in quilt design with a focus on color values and contrasts.
UFO Challenge: Kris Nelson, Cynthia Martelle, and Susanne Scholz shared their UFO challenges
Show and Tell: Suzanne Hoyt, Marj Sweeney, Theresa , Kris Nelson, and Lan Ali-Adeeb, Dapiran.
We had lots of fun with Dorie Javier's sense of humor and her trunk shows. Lots of amazing hand embroidery works.
UFO Challenges from Susan Scholz and Cynthia Martelle
Show and Tell from Jo Syphax, Shery Loewen, Gail Coyle, Barbara Pebbles, Megan Parker, Theresa, and Pat Dandy
We had a nice birthday party and have enjoyed the trunk show from Yvonne Phenicie, "I love a challenge". Yvonne's Round Robin and Challenge quilts were inspiring and would give everyone a good idea for the next challenge quilt.
Quilt members sharing their finished UFO Challenge
Show & Tell: Nanette Ettinger, Cindy Martelle, Gail Coyle, Suzanne Hoyt, Linda Debolt, Tina Maldonado, Jo Syphax, Quepha Arnold
Our speaker in April was Eileen and Melissa, from Melissa and Mom Quilts. They have shared with us their extensive trunk show of quilts, pattern collections, and how to start a small business.
Sharing UFO Challenges:
Show and Tell: Tina Maldonado, Carol Maxwell, Pam Ayle, Phyllis Tapia, Marjean Evan, Nanette Ettinger, Suzanne Traver, and Leanne Harvey
The highlight of our March meeting was "Crazy Quilt".
Kerrie Hershey gave us a brief history of Crazy Quilting and demonstrated a modern paper pieced Crazy Quilt method.
Barbara Haddon demonstrated traditional and freestyle methods.
Kris Nelson shared her extensive collection of antique crazy quilts, fabric, laces, buttons, and other beautiful objects used on crazy quilts.
Several other members also shows their collection of crazy quilts.
Show and Tell: Art works shown by the following members: Jane Ahrens, Linda Debolt, Quepha , Suzanne Hoyt, Darleen Severn, Barbara Haddon, Kerry Hansing, Kris Nelson
Beginner quilters shared their Maple Leaf quilts made in "Beginner Quilt Class" taught by Kerrie Hershey
Merri Caywood shows us how she does magics with border fabrics and another great and delightful trunk show.
Show & Tell: A sample quilt from Dora Cary (February speaker) was shown. Art works were shared by Jo Syphax, Megan Parker, Debbie Strickler, Linda De Bolt, Marj Sweeney, Quepha Arnold, Nanette Ettinger, Marjean Evans, Kris Nelson, Suzanne Lee
The Christmas party was wonderful with big feast, games, gift exchange, and give-away few dozens of quilt tops that were made by former guild member, Julia Close, who passed away 6 years ago. Everyone had a great time.
2023 mystery quilt: Samples of the Twisted Star blocks were shown for member to sign up
Show and Tell - Art works were shared by: Jean Elsa, Kerry Hansing, Nanette Ettinger, Pam Ayle, Renee Schultz-Hein, Jo Syphax, and Marj Sweeney. December Christmas Tree block of the month was shared by Carol Corwin Weiss, Barbara Peebles, and Betty Fessler,
Our active guild is filled with talented quilters who love to share their love of quilting. This is the place to see and share what we are up to.