Thursday, November 8, 2018

November 2018 Recap

Gigi Henries Jones from Vai Girl brought her beautiful fabrics!





"Vai" comes from the name of her tribe in Liberia.


Thanks to Gotham Quilts (and Gigi) for some raffle goodies!


Announcements
  • Winter Retreat sign-ups are open.
  • Our Holiday party in December will have food and a "White Elephant" swap.
  • The Summer retreat is June 28-30.

Round Robin Quilts
Sue brought in two centers made from leftover OBW blocks to start two new quilts.



Summer Challenge: Game Board Quilts
Andrea's quilt is inspired by the game "Clue", and each block represents a weapon, room, and/or person from the game.


Lisa's quilt is her interpretation of the Parcheesi board.



Charity Quilts
Maureen, who is our Charity chairperson, brought in this completed quilt with blocks created by many guild members.

And this one, which has a masculine feel.

Plus, another Community quilt has been completed, should a member need a comforting gift.


Winter Challenge: "Art" Quilt
Chris introduced a new challenge where members create a block that is a piece of a larger artwork, without seeing the entire artwork first.


Show and Tell
Maggie showed us this bag she made by hand

She also brought this quilt in progress, which other members helped her lay out.

Maureen made this "fracture" quilt for herself and hand quilted it.

Chris made this baby quilt with fabric she won in the raffle

and this quilt with leftovers from the scrap  table

Diana made this "eye spy" baby quilt top

Deborah showed us blocks from her game board quilt


Maren used fabric from her stash for this quilt

Tina completed this quilt made from men's shirting scraps

Lisa finished her double wedding ring quilt which she will be teaching soon.

Margaret used solids for this quilt which is from a Maria Shell workshop

she continued to use solids for this quilt

Judy hand made this doll with a sweater she knitted

Theresa finished this baby quilt she started 20 years ago!

She paper-pieced these farm animals

Emily hand-beaded this mini quilt

See you in December!

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