Sunday, January 19, 2014

Our First Meeting Of 2014

Most of our members attended the latest guild meeting. We have switched to meeting during the day for January and February. This enables us to come in before the meeting for sewing time. Also some of us stay after the meeting for a time to continue our sewing. Also, it beats driving home in the dark on snowy roads.

Our featured member this week was Sue. She is a life long resident of the area, a former teacher and is an amateur photographer. Be sides quilting and purse making, she also has made smocked garments for her children in the past.

Sue's first smocked dress.
An example of picture smocking.

Heirloom sewing.

Smocking on a baby boy's garment.
Sue's chosen block for our members to make is 'The Next Door Neighbor' block.
Our lone birthday girl this month is Donna.

 Members brought in past chosen blocks to be signed.
Debbie's Indian Trails block.
Debbie's Rolling Stone block.

Debbie's Sunflower block.

Jean's Friendship block.

Jean's May Basket block.

Owners unidentified.
 Our latest quarterly block is called Roundabout.
Carolyn's quarterly block.

Debbie's quarterly block.

Mary's quarterly block.

Sandy's quarterly block.

Roxanne's quarterly block.

Members also shared their latest projects with the group.

Donna's wall hanging.

Sandy's watermelon themed placemats.

Elaine's knitted children's sweater.

Our newet member Joan made her first quilt.

Sandy is showing us a requested seat pad for traveling.

Sandy's embroidered wall hanging.

Sandy's runner #1.

Sandy's runner #2.

One of Sharon's latest quilts.

Sharon's watermelon themed quilt.

The back of Sharon's watermelon themed quilt.

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