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,
Show & Tell: Kerrie Hershey, Lianna Burger, Kris Nelson, Betty Fessler, Suzanne Hoyt, Barbara Haddon, Linda Morrison
We showed case "Hawaiian Quilting History and Method" by Carrie Fondi in our August meeting.
BOM: July Tall Ship block shared by Betty Fessler and Renee Schultz-Hein
2023 Mystery Quilt completed by (from left to right): Shirley Liskey, Pam Ayle, Gail Coyle, Barbara Peebles, Gretchen Moore, Renee Schultz-Hein, Marj Sweeney, Shery Loewen
Show & Tell: Rebecca Scroggins, Marjean Evans, Nanette Ettinger, Linda Morrison, Christy Thompson, and Kathy Davidson
Mel Beach was our speaker for the month of July. We got to see her amazing quilts focus on free motion quilting as a painting with threads.
Mystery quilt partially completed by Suzanne Hoyt, Renee Schultz-Hein, Shirley Liskey, and Barbara Peebles
Show & Tell: Rich Scroggins , Kathy Davidson, and Lianna Burger
In the June meeting, we had Kim Bromwell for a speaker and workshop. Her trunk show was whimsical and fun to watch.
Show & Tell:
Marj Sweeney, Shery Loewen, Suzanne Hoyt, Rebecca Scroggins, Shirley Liskey, Martha De Leon
This month we celebrated the guild's birthday. We had a great feast and thank you to all the ladies who shared their yummy food! Our speaker of the month was Coleen Granger. She came back to us to share her wonderful stories, sense of humor, and amazing art works. The topic of Coleen's lecture was "Playing with Precuts - It's about a variety of ways to use precut packs." The Sunday class with Coleen was on "Ninja Star + other Granger's UFO". Students learned to make Ninja Star using paper piecing technique.
Show and Tell:
Kerry Hansing, Rebecca Scroggins, Betty Fessler, Linda Morrison, Kathy Davidson, Nanette Ettinger, Phillis Tapia, Pat Dandy
A sneak-peak to the work-in-progress of 2023 opportunity quilt, "Storm of the Sea", presented by Shirley Liskey and Rene Schultz-Hein
Contributors: Shirley Liskey, Rene Schultz-Hein, Barbara Peebles, Pam Ayle, Jane Alameda, Gail Coyle, Gretchen Moore, Shery Loewen, Marj Sweeney.
We had Julie Curry as a lecturer in our April meeting. Julie's specialty is creating and teaching scrappy quilts. Julie had shared her colorful journey as a scrappy quilter, described various types and styles of scrappy quits, and shared her special secrets to success which she had learned over the decades. The Sunday workshop with Julie was how to make scrappy Pineapple quilt block
Show and Tell
Great art works were shared by Linda Morrison, Terry Caselton, Chrisy Bengston, Lianna Burger, and Gretchen Moore.
Block #9 "The Mandolin Player"
We were lucky to have Kerry Hershey, one of our guild's member, an expert quilter, and teacher of 30 years to share her trunk show before she moves to Montana. All her quilts were beautiful with fascinating stories. Our best wish to Kerry and her family with the move.
Show & Tell:
Great art works done by Betty Fessler, Kathy Davidson, Lynn Goos, Kyndell Phels, Nanette Ettinger, Linda Morrison, Christy Bengston, Tina Maldonado, Daphne Alexander, Marj Sweeney, Gretchen Moore
Block of the Month from January - March
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.