We shared our challenge projects made using scraps from last meeting's swap! The idea was to create a "Scrappy Modern" project incorporating either improvisation or asymmetry (or both!).
|Tricia made two projects- A curved pieced wall|
hanging using a pattern from Pretty in Patchwork: Doll Quilts...
|...and two pot holders! Can you guess who's scraps she got?|
|Sue's exquisite scrap mini quilt|
|Andrew's miniature pixel scrap quilt based on|
Oh Fransson's interfacing technique.
|Yes, all the large areas of white are all small squares!|
|Janet gets scrappy! She used asymmetry AND improv, and|
she really used negative space well too!
Then we unveiled our next swap...
Make 6 Japanese + and x quilt blocks to swap at the March meeting! (If you want to make more than 6, we'll swap the extras too.)
Bobbi showed us examples and gave us a handout with directions. (Thank you, Bobbi!!)
You can find a tutorial here.
Next was Show and tell:
|Jill, a guest all the way from |
Lancaster showed us this beauty!
|Cathy working on the binding for a charity quilt.|
|Sharon shows off her creation, using a bundle of fabrics |
selected by Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts.
|Cathy struggled with the instructions for this quilt |
(there was a step missing), but in the end it turned out great!
|Anna's amazing string-pieced Hope Valley quilt.|
|Everyone "ooh-ed" and "ahh-ed" over the fabric selection!|
|Anna's completed soft curves table|
runner came our stunning!
|Cybele's Kaleidoscope quilt. She used an |
IKEA duvet cover for the backing! Genius!
Angie shared a charity project that we will be working on. We’re making "I Spy" quilts for children. We worked together to iron, cut and pre-assemble 5 inch squares of novelty prints to be used to make 9-patch blocks. We all took some home to work on for the next meeting. We plan to put a modern spin on these quilts, which we will unveil when they are further along.
The AQS Lancaster Quilt show will be held March 14-16
http://aqsshows.com/AQSLancaster/ Please post in forums if you’re interested in
arranging a car pool.
The Lancaster Quilt Show will be held at the same time as the AQS show.
This one is at the Lancaster Host Resort http://lancasterquiltshow.com
County Line Quilters is having their quilt show 3/24 and 3/25.
There’s a new shop opening soon! It’s called the Round Bobbin Quilt Shop in Horsham, PA. Soft opening: 3/17. Grand opening: later in the spring/summer.
Email Sue Wilkin Edelman at email@example.com to get on the mailing list.
The Modern Quilt Guild will be having its first ever conference next February.
Where to find out more: