More at April Mtg.,
Liz Hart will be taking over the chair for Comfort Quilts. There were 12 blocks in the Block of the Month drawing, won by Vicky Baptista. Next months block is Arrowhead Puzzle Block.
Comfort Quilts – There were 29 quilts shown in various sizes, colors, designs and techniques.
From time to time our members run across a great tip or trick they want to share. Sometimes just simple directions to another website or, sometimes a video.
This month we added a link to Fons & Porter's tips & tricks page. Click here. . .
Last month we added a video of how to add a beautiful binding done by machine.
See video here. . .
Be sure to check out Tips & Tricks monthly under the More, then Resource Tab for updates.
Members, if you have a tip or a trick to share, please contact Marci Meyer or Judy Van Haecke. They will be able to add your idea to the website
Did You Know?
Did you know that there is a link under Resources for 400 Free Motion designs with videos? Resources is a great page for inspiration and education. Resources
Show & Tell
Gloria Gillis – Row by Row style of Appliqued Dragons, which took her 6 years on and off to complete..
Lucille Hurley – wool on wool appliquéd wall hanging; old UFO of 3-D appliqué of Sunflowers and Blackbird; and a Bionic Gear Bag (BGB) in chicken fabric with lots of pockets inside.
Rose Marie Andreozzi – Five BGBs in various colors and fabrics! It took about two hours to complete each bag.
Barbara Sweeney – Travel Tote Bag for an upcoming cruise and a machine embroidered teddy bear.
Barbara Cox – Drunkard’s Path wall hanging in orange/yellow and blue
Carole Smith – Wall hanging of a Rooster on a fence with Seminole border
Liz Hart for Robyn Peterson – Red Moon Garden coloring book covers quilt in gray scale, all machine embroidered and a wall hanging tribute to the military also gray scale, machine embroidered.
Joanne Fitterer – A lovely quilt of multiple blue squares made especially for her Mama Mary’s bed.
Thelma Walker – Child’s quilt of construction equipment, all machine appliquéd. A short jacket in blues and turquoise, embellished with gold stitching.
Kathy Victor – Two brightly colored African print quilts, one “African Shadows” and the other a colorful wall hanging.
NEW FRIENDSHIP GROUP
A new group is forming, so join now and help set it up. It's open to all levels of quilters. Members of other friendship groups are welcome too!
At this point, we will be meeting the Thursday following the guild meeting. Please contact Marci Meyer for more information!
New pages have been added to the Friendship Groups Tab. Each group will have a page to keep up with all of the latest happenings. This will be a great way to follow and be inspired by the activities by our Friendship Groups. So ladies, snap a few pictures each month for the website. Please contact Marci Meyer so she can update your friendship groups page.