March 2018 Meeting

New Meeting Format

March was our second meeting of 2018. Members came out and enjoyed the sew day format.


 

Book/Blog/Bolt – Show & Tell

The 2017 charity quilt is back from QuiltCon in the states:

20180325_141056

Look at that beautiful quilting that Michelle at Saskatoon Longarm Studio did for us:

20180325_141118

The back of the quilt almost looks like another quilt altogether!:

20180325_141134

Val showed us a quilt made from Kaffe fabric that she’s been saving over the years:

20180325_141710

20180325_141714

Val showed us this awesome squares quilt:

20180325_141810

20180325_141817

Val also showed us a fun modern tree quilt. The pattern is from Simply Modern magazine. She notes that the magazine is translated into english so patterns need to be closely scrutinized for errors.:

20180325_141911

20180325_141921

Charlene makes her own quilt labels with an inkjet printer using her own fabric. Before printing she applies the fabric to a special poly butcher paper from the states:

20180325_142448

Charlene also showed us this clamshell ruler she got from Dinkydoo which makes many curved options:

20180325_142605

Barb brought her finished quilt from our travelling quilts. Her theme was “under the stars”. She quilted it on her domestic machine:

20180325_142756

20180325_142831

On the label she put the name of each person who contributed blocks:

20180325_142908

Heather showed us quilt she made using vintage handkerchiefs. She put yo-yo’s to cover any holes they had.  It has been longarm quilted.

20180325_143124.jpg

20180325_143138

Bev made a quilt from her granddaughter using Elizabeth Hartman’s Fancy Fox quilt pattern:

20180325_143822

She is quilting it with some organic lines:

20180325_143831

Linda made a bear mini. She put extra batting under the bear potion to make it pop:

20180325_144105

20180325_144108

Linda also showed us an Easter quilt:

20180325_144229

Darla showed us some of the Purely Canadian Eh! fabrics:

20180325_145858

Darla was also working on a quilt block that got a lot of attention. It’s a free pattern called Cut Loose by Free Spirit:

20180325_150426

Jana showed her latest Sew Sampler subscription box:

20180325_151322


 

Block Lotto

Michelle Freedman has graciously allowed us to use her Urban Chicken Block for our March block lotto. Thanks Michelle!

20180325_150630

There were 17 blocks!
And the winner is…. Barb!:

20180325_150649


Next Meeting:

Our next meeting is May 27th. It will be an extra long one going from 10am until 8pm!

Block Lotto will also be held at the May meeting.

4 thoughts on “March 2018 Meeting

  1. These quilts are all so awesome, thank you for sharing them and also showing the new Canada eh! material….love your site.

    Like

  2. Many thanks for sharing your March 2028 meeting on FB. I live in Ontario and have been quilting for 20 years. It has taken over my other interests which is apparent through my house. I don’t know how I got on your subscribed list but I am so happy with it. Lately I have been interested in modern versions of quilting. Hope to receive more lovely photos from your group. Joyce Rosseau

    >

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s