Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Ugly Fabrics And More

This week's guild meeting started off with members enjoying our ice cream social. Delish! Then it was on to our end of the year business meeting. Following the officers reports for the year, it was on to show and tell.

Members showed off their contributions to the latest quarterly block challenge.

Carolyn T.


Sue J


Sue J sharing our featured members chosen blocks from this year.

Some finished projects to share.
Donna's children's quilt

Donna's children's quilt

A blanket for Donn's new puppy
Backside of puppy's new blanket

Donna's project

Sharon's quilt from a kit given her by her daughter.

And now our ugly fabric challenge. Last fall(?) each participating member brought in a brown paper bag with a piece of fabric from the stash of that member that she considered ugly. Bags were handed out to each and the member who received it couldn't look in the bag before leaving the meeting. The assignment was given to make something out of that piece of fabric.Ugly may be in the eye of the beholder but our gals came back this month with awesome finished projects!
Sue J made an apron.

The back of Sue's apron

Sandy made a lovely quilt from her fabric.

Shirley created pillowcase dresses for charity.

Ceil's quilt

Carolyn B made pillowcases

Sharon added more fabric and completed this quilt.

Chris made pillowcases.
Another pillowcase by Chris.

Carolyn also made towels and potholders to match.
Carolyn T made nifty place mats for her kitchen.

Karen added fabric from her stash and created this quilt.

Ann used her ugly fabric to make new curtains for her kitchen.

Donna made 1. a doll dress,

...and a blanket for the doll...
The back of the doll's blanket.
Elaine made a table runner...

and towels and potholders to match.
  And may I present our new guild president for next year...Mary.

 This will be my last post and I have handed over the duties of guild blogger to Sue J. She will be posting in the future about our guild starting in August. The blog will have a different address so be sure to bookmark it. http://twilightstitchers92a.blogspot.com/

It's been a pleasure sharing with our readers the activities of our quilt guild. Have a great summer!

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