Come and hang out with the 1st Thursday Quilters
First Thursday Quilt Night - open to all!
A great social time, show and tell, demo, and optional block
exchange - 6:30 to 8:30. The store will remain open past our
usual 5:00, so even if you can't join the group you can still
See what you missed:
OUR Bee ROCKS!!! Thanks to 100% participation
by its members we won a BOLT yes a BOLT of soft and natural
batting for our group! woot woot. We donated this bolt of
batting to Red Hen Fabrics to use for all their charity quilts!
Karen won the Home Sweet Home blocks. Wasn't
a lot of participation for this one -- but promises were made
to Karen so she'll be getting a few more blocks next month
-- Here are two of the make up blocks fromTracy & Jane
cat houses tee hee
Optional Block for April 3rd Meeting:
Pastel colors, calico and flowers -- that is
the theme! There is no size restriction -- so the sky's the
Some peeps were there :) Some peeps were
Jerri, Nicole, Jane, Tracy,
Karen, Bo, Sue, Kay & Tamara
Artist Trading Cards
Lots of items were brought in for us to make our very own
We had fun and got very creative! Check out our our works
Some are 3D and some move -- but they are all beautiful and
April - Modern Quilting trends: feature
books available at Red Hen with show and tell; trunk show
of modern quilts that Thursday quilters have made. Optional
Block to be determined by April winner. -- Have you made a
modern quilt? If so bring it in to show off! (You can bring
in other show and tell, too.)
May - Binding corners and joining binding
ends: Sandy Geho and Bo. Bring and trade the ATC's you've
made. Will do like Christmas white elephant. Block TBD
June - Fat quarter exchange. Demo TBD. Bring
as many FQ you want to exchange. Block TBD
July - Dresden Star demonstration. Nicole
and ?? Block TBD
Show and Tell
Only a few people had items to share.
But as usual they were all AWESOME!
Starting with Nicole
A quilt about you!
Apparently I didn't take notes. This
appears to be 1/2 SQ Triangles :)
on to Bo
Can you see the white zig zag?
Great use of black to outline everything
makes it all pop.
tee hee -- Check it out
smaller, its easier to make out the little guy!
Pillows, pillows and