Sunday, June 9, 2024

June 2024 Meeting Recap

Audrey’s lovely finish of the Adriana quilt, in progress with the hand quilting

Theresa’s glorious double wedding ring quilt to be finished a scalloped binding

Laura’s incredible, hand-pieced nine patch wheels

Chris’s amazing finish of Sue Spargo’s embroidered birds

Maureen’s lovely lap quilt made with Liberty fabric

Emily’s adorable wall hanging for Eleanor

Marilyn’s fabulous finish from a fabric drawing in the last meeting

Debbie’s beautiful save of antique nine patches on a green background

Eva’s scrappy binding finish of the much beloved tree block lotto quilt!

May 2024 Meeting Recap


A beautifully pieced scrappy quilt!

Sam’s adorable piece for Milo

Sam’s incredible circles! Great piecing and quilting!

Nina’s quilt top with town pieces

Mia and Orlando’s stunning finish to the block lotto quilt of trees!

Maureen’s wonderful quilt top

Laurie’s many quilt coats!

Lovely finish inside!

The front of a stunning finish by Laurie. Pattern by our own Sewspicious!

Back of above quilt

One last jacket!
As if that all wasn’t enough, Laurie also showed her recent Kawandi quilt finish!

Kira’s amazing, tiny pieced array of different quilt blocks. All unique and yet the set is cohesive

Eva’s lovely finish to a throw quilt

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

April 2024 Meeting Recap

We had a lovely April meeting!

Marilyn and team kicked us off by showing their handmade pillow cases to be donated in memory of a former NY Modern Quilters member Lisa Mason. Big thank you to all the participants and Maureen for coordinating!

Laurie then showed her Tilda Color Dance quilt

With an even more colorful backing!

Following the color theme, Debbie then followed up with a stunning string quilt. This is all quilted into muslin.

Giving an impressive back display too!

Sam - a proud mom - made a banner for her soon-to-be-graduating-daughter. This cutie was made with the Blank Pages FPP patterns.

Kira then showed her medallion quilt - hand quilted! Amazing finish!

Andrea showed her FPP project - the first she’s done with freezer paper and she highly recommends it!

Nanette wowed the crowd with a gorgeous rendition of the Starry Night painting by Van Gogh. Much of this was made with a pack from FabScrap and scraps from our scrap table.

Bruce then showed three patterned fabrics he has made in Spoonflower. This one called Dragon Tango.

This adorable plaid-like fabric is made with pictures of crackers!

Finally, Bruce explained the process of repeating the pattern. Here are two explainers for those interested:

Asher then showed their beautiful quilt for their sister. Pattern by Quilty Architect. They plan to make this an interactive quilt. Here’s a quick explainer on conductive thread for those interested.

Finally, Sophia - a very welcome guest - showed her beautiful appliqu├ęd, hand quilted pillow cases. Great work, Sophia!


Monday, March 18, 2024

March 2024 Meeting Recap

 March’s meeting had a ton of lovely quilts to share.

Jody kicked off our show and tell with her “Plaid-ish” quilt - pieced to appear plaid. Very nice finish!

Maureen showed her impressive improv quilt made from Mod Tech Mystery challenge by Nancy Powell

Laurie wowed us with her variation on double wedding ring quilt and even had great backing fabric to go with the colorful design.

Claire showed another impressive scrap log cabin made with shirts from family members.

Claire also showed a stunning EPP travel quilt. This received a lot of oohs and awes!

Fiona showed her sweet Bows and Arrows quilt - pattern by SuzyQuilts, fabric from Spoonflower, with a pieced, scrappy backing.

Theresa showed an incredible paper pieced animal quilt - pattern from a book.

Kira showed her Kawandi quilt with 8 different animal fabrics. Can you see them?

Chris showed really incredible city sunset postcard sized quilts.

Lenny shared a wonderfully finished block lotto quilt with fun back!

Elinor first shared a stunning Pink Star machine quilt, hand quilted with art gallery binding

Elinor then shared a colorful improv quilt inspired by Alp mountain flowers

Pam stunned us with a very coolTesselate pattern quilt with Kafe Fasset fabrics

Maren’s “Then Came June” Peanut Butter quilt received lots of excitement. Almost as much as the Michael Miller cat backing fabric!

Jean showed an amazing one block wonder quilt.

Anthony first showed an impressive pine burr quilt make with men’s fabrics, inspired by Gees Bend Quilters.

Anthony then showed is showstopping scrap - displayed earlier this year at quilt con quilt. This stunner is made with 540 different fabrics!

Ann wrapped up the show and tell with great pieces for upcoming wedding quilt, made with scrap table findings!