February Meeting Recap--Show and Tell

We had a wonderful show and tell at our February meeting! Thank you to everyone who shared!

We had a moment to reflect on the the loss of our friend Cheryl Elgin, and were able to see her last quilt. Nancy Stovall quilted it and her husband Matthew brought it to the meeting, where Cheryl's good friend, Patty Turner, and her daughter, Hillary Elgin, shared it with the guild. Hillary hadn't seen the quilt before, but now it will be hers.

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Anne Matlak showed her quilt "The Sea"

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Cherri Langley shared her "Dancing Stars" quilt made with Lizzie House fabric. The free pattern by Amy Ellis can be found here:
http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/quilting/home-decor/dancing-stars/40382

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Cath Hall shared her "Gretchen" quilt for Project Linus. Cath can be found at www.wombatquilts.com

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Chris Pera showed her "Green Checks" quilt. She was trying to use less color than she usually does and used Jenn Carlton-Bailey's wavy quilting technique, which you can see on the back.

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Heather Lott showed this Sampler Quilt. Heather blogs at www.quiltorstitch.blogspot.com

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Anne Woodman had a Doll Quilt and a Princess Quilt to show. These sat on her design wall for a while before she stitched them up!

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Joy Ruplinger shared this baby quilt.

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Amber Garrison showed her Orphan Blocks and Pink quilt. Amber blogs at www.lifeincolorphoto.com

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Cathy Fowler shared this First Grade Auction quilt that she worked on with the kids. She can be found on Flickr as CathyAgent

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Juline Bajada had 4 mini quilts to show. One is made with the modern cross pattern from Susan Beal's Modern Log Cabin book she won at our December meeting. Juline is on Flickr and Instagram as JulineB

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Jennifer Gleich shared her Madrona Road Quilt top and her tips for how she did the lettering.

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Kimberly Lumapas showed her "Never Ending Dear Quilt." She made this for some friends and had changed the size of the blocks which made it more difficult. Her advice is not to change the pattern! Kim is on Flikr as Perfection Not Included

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Mary Ann Morsette (me) shared my Converging Corners quilt top for the Faith Circle of do.Good Stitches. I'm on flickr as maremare312, Instagram as soapsbymaremare and blog at Soapsbymaremare.blogspot.com

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Bill Crane showed his African and Polka Dots Quilt which he used Susan Beal's Modern Cross pattern for. He says that he likes to have "weird backs" on his quilt.

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Gail Weiss debuted the finish of her Dragon Hexie Quilt! This quilt has 4,132 half inch hegagons. Gail blogs at gaillizette.blogspot.com

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Veronica B. showed her Block of the Month quilt.

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Anne Levant Prahl showed her Diamonds Quilt top. Anne and her mother worked on this quilt together from thousands of miles apart. Anne says she makes really big quilts, this one was huge and she said she might still add a border!

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I can't wait to see what is shared next month!

-Mary Ann, V.P.