We will kick off our new year with a visit from Eagle Wings Quilts. Check them out here. Canada’s premiere English Paper Piecing source. EPP! Not just calico Grandma’s Flower Garden!
Last September we had a one yard fabric exchange, using Kaffe Fassett fabrics. You can see a YouTube video of the Ripping and Passing exchange idea here. It was a fun activity although a bit chaotic! Many of our members bought their fabrics on our guild bus trip to Quilts at the Creek, at the Hyggeligt booth. And Chantal very generously donated 2 gift certificates for prizes.
After the exchange, members had at least 4 different fabrics, in decreasing lengths and were challenged to make something! No rules. Members who missed the exchange were challenged to make something with some Kaffe fabrics.
We had our show and tell at our June meeting and the projects were amazing. All so different, with many members challenging themselves with new techniques. Several members didn’t like their fabrics or their resulting projects, but others certainly did. A great success I think!
Should we do a challenge next year?
Our wrap up meeting of the year! We had a great night of shopping at our Destash sale, delicious strawberry shortcake and amazing and inspirational Show & Tell including projects from our Kaffe Fasset Rip and Pass challenge. Look below at the beautiful quilt that was gifted to Diane as a thanks for her leadership and fun presidency. The lovely quilt designed, pieced and quilted by Terry Anderson came together with blocks contributed by guild members and help from Nancy and Jill. Diane was pleased! Thanks Diane for a great presidency!
Join us on June 10 at Old Windham Church at 7pm for our Strawberry Social and Sale – members have tables where they’ll be selling what they’re not using – but you’re looking for! Fun and bargains! As always, you’ll see our fabulous members’ Show & Tell! Sound like fun? See you there!!