Piecemakers
Membership is Open for new members
Chapter Dues $7.00

Meets on Tuesday 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Contact:  QGOTVPiecemakers@gmail.com
Paradise Rec. Ctr.
  Rita Hayworth room
1403 Paradise Dr.
The Villages, Fl. 32162


 


We welcome both experienced and new quilters to a relaxed atmosphere where members share ideas, skills, and friendship.
Current activities include a Block of the Month learning opportunity where members make enough blocks for a quilt.  
An Unfinished Objects Club is also underway where members share methods and inspiration to work on projects.
We  have twelve sew-in days a year where we work on either individual or group quilts.
Our very talented members often share techniques with informal demos and classes.
We  create quilts for Pre-K at Wildwood Elementary and make quilts for disabled veterans.
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                  Schedule/Challenges

9/11 --Christmas Challenge starts
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11/6 --
Election Day - we will meet in 
             Marilyn Monroe room


11/13--Linda - Ugly Christmas Hat

12/11--Retreat money due

12/11 --Christmas party
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12/11 -- Christmas challenge due
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                              2019

2/25 -- Retreat at Lake Yale (3 day)
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  September is National Sewing Month           Click to see more information
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            Christa's Quilt - A - Long
                        Dot n Dash
           Week 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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      2018 BLOCK of the Month
                   Guidelines
       Jan  Feb  Mar   Apr  May  June 
       July Aug  Sept  Oct   Nov  Dec
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 Interesting websites to checkout
www.quilterscache.com
www.quiltville.com
www.pintangle.com
www.theinboxjaunt.com
freemotionquilting.blogspot.com
leahday.com
www.allpeoplequilt.com/
www.estheraliu.com/
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       Charity information
                       2018

Piecemakers made items below:
18 Quilts                                 1 Table-runner
103 Clothing Protectors      6 Play-mats
100 Place-mats

For the following:
The Villages Hoedown
Bradley House Hospice
Lady Lake Specialty Care
VA Gainesville
Shriner's Hosp
Operation Homebound
                             

click on any photo for more info



                            Misc
             Thank you notes etc
08/28/18               Fruitland Park School 05/29/18                       Resch Memoriam
05/01/18                    B's Breakfast invite
03/3/18                              Quilters Closet
01/11/17                          Resch Thank you

01/4/17                         Delong Thank you
12/21/17             The Villages Elementary
12/12/17                           LSSC Thank you

                              Newsletter
2018     newsletter will no longer be published
2017     
Jan, Feb, Mar/April, May, June, Sept
2016
   
June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec
2015
   
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, June, July
 2014 
Jan,Feb,Mar,Apr,May,June,July, Aug,Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec


















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October 9,2018

Peg T. - 48" Round Christmas Tree Skirt for her Grandson and Wife.

Carolyn G. - 8 week Sewing Studio Class, sample blocks.

Sharon H. - Beautiful Around the World quilt.

Theresa D. - Free Mystery Quilt every Black Friday (Day after Thanksgiving). quiltvillebogspot.com

Esther M. - Wall Hanging "Convergence Quilt" by Ricky Tems.

Theresa D. - Quilt for Mom, pastel stars on white "wave"quilting.

RuthAnn A. - Linda Newman Retreat Mystery Quilt.
Peg T. - Lilac and Green Quilt for her house.

Theresa D. - Bonnie Hunter Mystery Quilt "en Provence" 96" Square for her Aunt

Susan D. - Whacky Bird from a Guild Class,


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October 2, 2018
Sharon H.- A Pin Cushion for her friend.
Jan C. - A Veteran's Lap robe and 5 Clothing protectors.

Dot F. - Christmas Yo Yo Wreath.

Darlene B. - Quilt of the Week. A window frame quilt.
Joan R. - A Quilted panel for her Granddaughter's December Wedding.

Barbara D. - 2 Christmas place mats for Operation Homebound.
Dot F. - Dresden Plate Pillow.
Joan R. - Two Dresser scarves to match the quilt.

Brenda B. - 8 Christmas place mats for Operation Homebound.
Norma C. - A Hand pieced and hand quilted Christmas Tree Skirt.

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Show and Tell      September 25, 2018
Jane K. - Hand pieced and hand quilted this Double Wedding Ring quilt for her bed 10-15 years ago.

Delores K. - Sewing/quilting themed wall hanging for Showcase 2019 Silent Auction.

Pat G. - A large Half-hexie quilt with scalloped borders for her Granddaughter.
RuthAnn A. - Canning Jar Caboodles for Craft Show.


Margie O. - Made this sheep and fences quilt from a kit she bought in Ireland. She will give it to her son,
Esther M. - Excited about the completion of several Clothing Protectors for Lady Lake Specialty Care.

Judy M. - Two star place mats for Operation Home Bound.

RuthAnn A. - Several fabric soup bowl holders for the Craft show.
RuthAnn A. - A Caanning Jar Caboodle for the Craft Show.

Margie O. - Her passion is Thread Painting (and it shows) in this boat and beach picture.
Dot F. - Scrappy pieced quilt with a flannel back.

Judy M. - Stack and whack method place mats and five Christmas place mats for Operation Home Bound.
Judy M. - Created a mini table runner.

RuthAnn A. - Canning Jar Caboodles for Craft Show.


Susan D. - Made this mesh tote Bag in a class she took, with inside pockets and a zippered pocket.


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Show & Tell September 18, 2018
Carla T. - Sunset Frolic Wall Hanging

Susan D. - Lap robe that she made with the Cake Mix Recipe demo by Pat Graves.

Ida H. - Someone gave her this Antique Quilt (the back is made of feed sack material). She is passing it on to Pat J.
Esther M. - A Fall Panel into a Wall Hanging.


Pat G. - Made aprons for a friend and the friend's Granddaughter.  Modeled by Darlene B.
Debbie P. - Table Runner

Debbie P. - A small quilt

RuthAnn A.  - Some Mug Rugs she will be selling at the Creative Quilters Sale.

Esther M. - A fall 'Cake Mix Recipe' quilt from Pat G's demo.

Esther M. - This is the easy hanging method she is using now, a yard stick with a hole drilled in it and two corner pieces to hold the yard stick.


Brenda B. - 19 Place mats for the Guild.
Debbie P. - Place mats that she will be demonstrating on next All Day Sew.

Ruth Ann A. - A couple wall hangings.

RuthAnn A. - She made Esther's Project Bag.

Dot F. - A Christmas Tree made of yo yo's.

Sharon H. (a new member) - Made Ester's Project bag,



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Show & Tell September 11, 2018
Brenda B. - Panel from our stash to a Veteran's Lap Robe.

Jan C. - Veteran's Lap robe, 2 of 3 as UFO.

Brenda B.- another panel, another Veteran's Lap Robe.

1 of 4 Clothing Protectors as UFO.


Delores K. - Tumbler Block Quilt also makes a border.
Jan C. - Made a Veteran's Lap Robe, 1 of 3 as UFO.
Jan C. - 2 of 4 Clothing Protectors as UFO.

Linda N. - A Traveling Toiletry Bag from Annie's Catalog, called Travel Essentials.
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Show & Tell September 4, 2018
Peg T. - Quilt for Daughter-In-Law made with extra Block of the Month.

Esther M. - A sports quilt for Granddaughter's Birthday

Brenda B. - Hawaiian Dream Mystery Quilt a gift for Eldest Son and his Wife.

Judy Y. - Patriotic quilt for Veteran's hospital.


Susan D. - One of twelve clothing protectors made from denium and toile fabric in her stash, she made for Operation Home Bound.

Peg T. - Mystery quilt for National Quilt Society made with green and orange batiks.

Esther M. - A pillow to go with that quilt.

Brenda B. - Pillow case and Dresser Runner to go with that Mystery quilt.


Judy M. - Christmas Quilt she started years ago and finished for her bed, UFO.



Susan D. - Star Table Runner.

Peg T. - Quilt for Grandson's Wedding "French Braid" made in Reds,Greys and Black.

Esther M. - One piece of Laurel Birch Jungle Fabric with borders.

Darlene B. - For her sewing room an "Attic Window" land and seascape.

Judy M. - A small table topper.

Judy M. - A scrappy purple quilt.

Susan D. - Log Cabin made at JoAnn's Class.



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Show & Tell August 14, 2018
Susan D. - Zippered Project Bag

Jan K. - Show us her Grandmother's Aunt's hand sewn crazy quilt made of brocades, velvets and silks.  Unsure of the age.

Esther M. - Loralie Project she made for Peg T. Peg bought the material in China.

Diane P.'s Cathederal Window Class
pieces in their finished state.

Susan D. - Cathederal Window block.

Barbara D. - Four place mats for Operation Homebound,

Esther M. - Made herself a Loralie Project Bag.

Esther M.'s Zippered Project Bag Class produced these bags.



Brenda B. - A "cuddle cloth" baby quilt for a future Grandchild. A UFO item.

Jan C. - Showed us, one of two crocheted baby blankets, her Mother made years ago, Her Sister has the other blanket.

Wanda M. - UFO "Anna Bag".
Wanda M. - Star Zippered Project Bag.
Wanda M. - Cathederal Window Pillow.
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Show & Tell August 14, 2018
Peg T. - 1st attempt at applique, "Snowflake Quilt" will be donated to Habitat for Humanity.

Linda N. - Quilt made entirely of blocks from one piece of striped material. She learned this technique from Material Girl web site.

Brenda B. - Mosaic quilt from Material Girl Quilt Shop class will be a future wedding present for a Grandchild.

Linda N. - Will be going to the Country Heritage Quilt Tour with her friend in Seattle, Washington, so she made them each a expandible zipper tote from Annie's Craft store online.
Ida H. - Sue DuPre gave Ida 2 Yo-Yo quilt tops to finish or donate

Linda N. - A wallhanging for her sewing room, "Lulu" is an appliqued dressform with lots of bling.


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                                                50 Nap Mats were delivered August 17th to Ocala Head Start.

Esther M. - Bah Bah Sheep and Pigs

Kathy K. - Strips of Fish and Applique
Sharon H. - Blocks and Half blocks

Joyce N. - Colorful Blocks with royal blue blocks

Susan D. - Apposing rectangles.


Mary H. - Six color block quilt.

Susan D. - Animal strip quilt


Susan D. - Pretty design


Marcia S. - Lilac bordered blocks

Wanda M. - Lady Bug Blocks


Pat G. - Yellow & Purple with Blue print quilt.


Marcia S. - A block quilt.

Co- President Susan D. and Secretary Esther M.

Wildwood Elementary Representative and Co-President Susan D.

Joyce N. - Lots of Blocks

Jan W. - Lots of Blocks

Darlene B. - Lots of Blocks


Esther M. - I Love You

Esther M. - Count the ways

Sharon H. - Stripped Blocks
Susan D. - Donald Duck Panel

Marcia S. - Green Baby Quilt


Susan D. - A Head Start Quilt made from her 2017 Blocks of the Month.


Marcia S. - Animal Strips


Jill S. - Something is Fishy.

Joyce N. - Pastel blocks

Wanda M. - Lady Bug Strips


Joyce N - A green Panel quilt.


RuthAnn A. - Colorful Blocks

Susan D. and Dot F.

10 Nap Mats were received by Wildwood Elementary Title 1 School

Esther M. - Monkey, Birds and Others..

Susan D. - Rockin' The Boat

Linda N. - Lots of Blocks


Susan D. - Orange and Yellow with blue borders

Elsa S. - Fish on the run

Marcia S. - Brown bordered blocks

Marcia S. - Teddy Bear Blocks

Brenda B. - Lavender border & Lime green stripes

Debbie C. A block quilt

Marcia S. - Colorful Fish

Joyce N. - Airplanes

Wanda M. - Brown Kittens

Marcia S. - Lavender Baby Quilt

Sue P. - Green block quilt

Dot F.  - A Safety-Hero quilt

The children are napping so this is a picture of the colorful surroundings.

Esther M. - Numbers and Seasons

Joy N. - Rolliking Monkeys

RuthAnn A. - Lots of Blocks

Susan D. - Animal stripes


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August 7, 2018 Camp Villages at Piecemaker's

Beth B., B's Helper,  Brenda B. and Linda N. cut fabric for pillowcase and discuss yardage for quilt backing.
Two Chapter Members with two students.
Two Students and Chapter members with finished pillow cases.

Grandma is so proud of her student with finished pillowcase.
Susan D. and Student.

Beth B. and B's Helper with student.


Beth B. and Student.

Student and Grandmother show finished pillowcase.
3 sewing machines being prepared for camp students.

Happy Student with Joan R. and Grandma.

B's Helper with Student and her Grandmother with finished product.

Susan D. and Student with Grandmother.







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July 31, 2018 Show and Tell

Joyce B. - Daughter's Black Labs, "Caring Angels" Therapy Dog Mime has her name embroidered (By Linda N.)

Barb D. - Two more Christmas Place mats for Operation Homebound.
And "Sully" received this quilt with his name embroidered also. They even have labels.

Ida H. - A friend found this Victorian Style quilt at a garage sale and gave it to Ida for repair.
Peg T. - Batik Stars and Flying Geese quilt for a Grand-daughter.Jenny Doan's "Pony Express"

The quilt is pieced with each block finished with hand-crocheting and a crocheted flower in the center.

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July 24, 2018

Dot F. - Made two tote bags.

Esther M. - Made two wall hangings from Laurel Burch panel designs, adding borders and binding. Back has yardstick for hanging and corner triangles to balance the pieces.
Esther M. - Her lucky Step-Daughter will receive this 90x105 "Hawaiian Dream" quilt.

Abigail (RuthAnn A.'s 9 yr old Granddaughter) tell of making this quilt and tying it when she was 7 yr old and entering it in the Kid's Art Festival. It won and hung in the City Hall for a month.





Barb D. - Six Christmas Place Mats for Operation Homebound.

Pauline M. - "Sunny Day" quilt she pieced and quilted.










 
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                                                                                  July 17, 2018 Kona Color Challenge


Front Row: Esther M., Diane P., Ruth Ann A., A shy member holding pictures from two Seasonal Resident.
Back Row: Pat G. - holding pictures from two Seasonal Residents, Debbie P., Susan D., Judy M., Joyce B., Pat H., Ida H., Linda N. Our Event Leader.


Diane P. - Third Place


Susan D. - First Place

Susan D. - Extra Blocks she made and put on a blouse.

Debbie P. - Fourth Place
Esther M. - Second Place

Lynn - President of the "B's" Chapter was the Event Judge.

 

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July 17, 2018

Ida H. - Royal Crown wall hanging for Grandson, hand-pieced and hand-quilted.

Esther M. - "Coffee/Food" Place mats, Four of each pattern.

Esther M. - "Coffee/Food" Table runner.
Esther M. - Four more place mats, but for our home.
Ida H. - Royal Crown quilt for Grandson, machine quilted.

Joyce B. - Great Grand-daughter will enjoy this
lovely quilt with the large pink flower.
Judy M. - A full size table runner.


Bow Tie quilt in reds and white.



Pat H. - Had to improvise on this lovely quilt, "be sure you get enough material before you start."



RuthAnn A. - Baby Travel quilt opened.
RuthAnn A. - Baby Travel quilt folds to travel.

Wanda M. - Completed this quilt using donated triangles (580) from a friend.


 

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July 10, 2018

Carla T. - "Pumpkin Sprinte" for her own decor.

Joyce B. - "Cat-i-tude" wall hangings for friend who just lost her pet.

Joyce B. - "Cat-i-tude" wall hangings for friend who just lost her pet.

Diane P. - Demos "Perfect Piecing Package" she recently purchased

Diane shows how to use the "Ideal Seam Gauge" and Guides found in the package.


Arlene D. - Eye glass case/phone holder.
Esther M. - "Christmas Snowman" for Step-Daughter #1.

Esther M. - And Step-Daughter #4.

Esther M. - Step-Daughter #3

Esther M. - "Coffee Theme" place mats for Step-Daughter Debbie.
Esther M. - Table runner for Step-Daughter Debbie.
Carla T. - "Tulip Twist" for her Grand-daughter.












Pat G. - Entered into the "Row-by-row" music theme challenge sponsored by several quilt shops.  This could be "On the road again"?How about "Fiddler On The Roof Top"?

This panel could be "Swan Song."
And her fourth panel is "Music To My Ears  ".

All-Day Sew Piecemaker's at lunch.

Jane K. - Hand-pieced and Hand-quilted Baby Quilt.
Jane K. - Hand-pieced and Hand-quilted Baby quilt

All-day Sew Piecemakers having lunch break.










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July 3, 2018

Esther M. - Coffee theme apron with pockets, where?  Check the top of the coffee cups.

 

Brenda B. - Using fabric left from a quilt made a dresser and night stand scarfs.

 

Judy M. - Lots of place-mats from scraps.







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                                                                                              June 26,2018

Susan D. - quilted this bib for her Father to use with his ROMEO Club outings.

Diane P. - Made this Cathedral block and added beads to make a necklace.

Linda N. - A Necessary Clutch Wallet from U-Tube.  Lots of compartments and a zippered section.

Delores K. - Made this tote bag with pockets inside and outside.
Diane P. - A sample block for her August Class at Rohan Recreation Center using the Cathedral Technique.

Diane P. - A different way to make the cathedral block.

Pat G. -Completed her Sewing Machine Mat


Delores K. - She quilted this pocketed tote bag.







Diane P. - An art quilt using her Mom's Sea Treasures.

Diane P. - And an even tiny block.


Joyce B. - Displays her "Mystery of Imagination"
Retreat Quilt.


Delores K. - Used drapery fabric and quilted around the flowers on this tote bag.






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                                                                                               June 19, 2018

Esther M. - With a new LED Light Box a tote was made to protect and transport it,

Susan D. - Sewing machine mat and cover, she used snaps to close cover over machine.


Marggie R. - Ladies in her Card Club will receive a casserole carrier.
Dotty F. - A Queen-size Mosaic quilt for herself.

Susan D. - Material left over so a Surger Machine got a new cover.

Esther M., Susan D., Wanda M. and Brenda B. of the Sewing Machine Mat Class instructed by Linda N. display their finished project.










Linda N. - Used "Cork fabric" in a new handbag "Sublime", pattern and instructional video purchased on Sew Sweetness web site.


Marggie R. - another casserole carrier.

Marggie R. - She also made several bowl/plate liners for each of them.


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                                                                                                  June 12, 2018

Esther M. - First Halloween Wall-hanging for Step-daughters.

Linda N. - Heading for Seattle, needed a new tote bag with lots of inner/outer pockets.

Closer look at Loreli.

Suzanne K. - Her little pony.
Brenda B. - Grand Kids Matchbox Play mat and cars for Grandson.

Linda N. - New bag is a backpack.

Suzanne K. - Grand Daughter Madelyn will be sharply dressed.

Joyce B. - Loreli wall hangings for sewing room.


A closer look at Loreli.

Suzanne K. - Completed a Block of the Month quilt.



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                                                                                                June 5, 2018

Esther M. - 42 Christmas Placemats


Susan D. - 6 More Christmas Placemats.



Delores K. - Wooden-handled Tote Bag with decorative pocket on the front

Linda N. - Finished a Judy Neimeyer design Wall Hanging.

Pat H. -  4 Christmas Place mats
Brenda B. - Baby Girl Cuddle Cloth Blanket for future Grand child.

Delores K. - A Door Quilt to shut out the heat and the afternoon sun, she added a hanger on the top and the bottom to keep it hanging properly.

Linda N. - Sew Boutique's on-line Mystery quilt. Linda didn't like the material they sent when is was finished sooo.......

RuthAnn A. - Darling Mason Jar Covers.

Diane P. - Finished her Cassarole Carrier from RuthAnn's Class

Brenda B. - Retreat Quilt "Mystery of Imagination".




Delores K. - Intersecting spiral quilting on the Door Quilt presented some unique turns.


She made another quilt with her own selection of material.

RuthAnn A. - Material left from casserole class equals a new potholder.










 

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                                                                                                    May 29, 2018

Joyce B. - Quilt Pattern from Diane P.


Carla T. - "Rhapsody" Quilt
Linda N. - Quilt Pattern from Dane P.

Jan C. - Place mats for Operation Homebound.

Even though it is the same quilt pattern....the placement makes the difference.

Susan D. - Placemats for Operation Homebound

 
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May 22, 2018

Joyce B. - "Standing Strong" made for her Army Korean War Veteran Brother-In-Law.

Suzanne K. - Christmas Place mats.

And a Table Runner......
Carla T. - A Bunny Quilt for some lucky child.

Suzanne K. - More Christmas Place Mats.

And Kitchen Towels...

Wanda M. - "Mystery of Inspiration" designed by Linda for the Retreat. Pieced and Free motion by Wanda.

Suzanne K. -  Loved the Daisy material she purchased to construct the Cassarole Tote last week.  She Made Pot Holders.....

And Place Mats..., now that's an assemble!



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                                                                                                  May 15, 2018

Linda N.- PA Retreat quilt "Key Largo"Log Cabin

Linda N. - "Hawaiian Dream" Mystery Quilt, Linda quilted it her self.

RuthAnn A,Susan D, Elsa S, and Suzanne K.
had fun at RuthAnn's Casserole Class.

Our Guest Victoria showed "Bubbles and a Rainbow Dress" made by her Nana (Diane P.) it has all of Diane's Grandchildren in it.


Victoria made this rail fence pattern rainbow colored quilt and called it "Silly Quilt".

Linda N. -  The back is a large Log Cabin.

Darlene O. - Dresden Plate quilt she made for a friend.

Elsa S. - A striking version of "Hawaiian Dream

Jan C., RuthAnn A. & Suzanne K. did a Christmas Place Mat quilting bee.


Victoria again picked rainbow colors for the children and used raw edge applique with a flannel backing.
Barbara RM - "Braid in a day" using a jelly roll.

Suzanne K. - Simply Sew for the Veterans.


Sue P. - A King size "Hawaiian Dream"

Victoria asked for a dress with rainbow colors in it so Nana (Diane P.) whipped one up.


A trip to the Teddy Bear Factory inspired Victoria to make her Teddy Bear this quilt.

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                                                                                              May 8, 2018

Barbara R-M. - A striking version of "Mystery of
Inspiration".
Suzanne K. - A charity "Simply Sew".
Dot F. - Her Daughter will get these lovely place mats.



 

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                                                                               May 1, 2018

Darlene B. - Completed her version of "Mystery of Inspiration" Retreat Quilt.

Pat G. - "Mystery of Inspiration" Retreat quilt.

Esther M. - "Hawaiian Dream" Mystery Quilt.

Delores K. - Completed this quilt with some unique machine quilting ideas.


Mary H.  - "Hawaiian Dream" Mystery Quilt.

Pat G. - "Tiger Lily" fabric challenge.

Esther M. - Two sizes of Zippered Project bags. Preview of up coming class demonstration,









Donna P. - A quilt made from Friend's baby blankets. Each block quilted then assembled with reversible sashing.

Pat G. - "Hawaiian Dream" Mystery Quilt.

Suzanne K. and Esther M.  - A combine effort on this Veteran's Quilt. Suzanne pieced and Esther machine quilted the piece.








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                                                                                                           April 24, 2018

Darlene B. - "Hawaiian Dream"  King size Mystery quilt

Carole M. - "Hawaiian Dream" Throw size Mystery quilt.

Darlene B. - Our sister in "Sisters In Harmony"

Suzanne K. - A petticoat with 'growth tucks' for Madeline to wear under those skirts.
Suzanne K. - A Kitty Shrug and matching slippers for her Grand-daughter.

Suzanne K. - Two skirts for Grand-daughter.

Suzanne K. pieced and Delores K. machine quilted it with her walking foot for the Sheriff's Ranch.
Ida H. - Husband's Aunt hand-embroidered this in 1950's and Ida hand-quilted and finished it.
Suzanne K. - Veteran Lap Robe

Joyce N. - "I Spy" Northern group's challenge will be a charity quilt for them.
 Sharon H. - Sharon pieced & Joyce N. quilted it  Edge to Edge on her machine.



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                                                                                                                    April 17, 2018
Linda N. - A Block of the Month from another Quilting Group, this quilt as you go self-taught project became Linda's "Snowman Quilt"
Jill S. - Daughter snuck T shirt to Jill for one Grandson.


Sue P. - Her version of the Retreat Mystery Quilt "Mystery of Inspiration" designed by Linda N.
Suzanne K. - Sheriff's Boys Ranch Quilt.

Jill S. - And the other one too.

Carol S. - With left over material she dress a bear with BOOTS!
Linda N. - Mexican Star

Carol S.- Baby Quilt












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                                                                                            April 10, 2018

April 10,2018
Barbara K. - A patriotic quilt for her Retired Military Brother.

Joyce B. - Her version of a Retreat quilt,  Linda N.'s design "Mystery of Inspiration".


Lunch at our All-day sew
Jan W. -  3D wallhanging from a 2010 Class.

Debbie C. - Her Retreat Mystery Quilt, "Mystery of Inspiration".


Lunch at our All-day sew.
Delores K. - Teflon coated fabric tote with monogram and custom lined pockets with wooden handles for her daughter.

Barbara K. - Donna Starr's friend started this some years ago Barb promised to get it finished. Country Boy did the quilting.and Barb finished it.



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Joyce N. - Christmas Placemats

Linda N. - Stars Over Paradise Pillow

Linda N. - Our instructor at The Retreat, she designed this quilt for our pleasure.

Esther M. - Another version of the "Mystery of Inspiration" retreat quilt.
Diane P. - Asian Quilt with Pillow Shams. She named it Around The Garden.

Judy Y. - Quilt for Great Grandson


Barbara K. - A blue version of the Retreat Mystery Quilt, designed by Linda N.

Linda N. - She made three versions to show how different the fabric selection makes the



Diane P. - Her Friend took the leftover backing from the Asian Quilt and quilted it with the same design for a headboard cover.

Linda N. - Table runner using 9 Patch and Log Cabin Blocks


RuthAnn A. - Her version of "Mystery of Inspiration", Retreat Quilt.

Esther M. - Demonstrated on self binding.









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March 26, 2018              Diane P. Paper Piecing Class

Linda N. - At work.

Linda N. - "Stars Over Paradise"  Paper pieced.

A wee bit of instruction from Diane.





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March 23-25, 2018 Lake Yale Conference Center
Lake Yale

Even a puzzle for break time.

Esther M and Pat J. getting ready

Linda N. made each of us a personalized bag, and with the help of Pat J., Esther M. and Diane P. the bags were full of sewing goodies.

Suzanne K, Barbara K. and Ruth Ann A. - Appreciate their bag made by the event planners.
Our Classroom



We each had a full table.

Carol M. checking her list

Pat G. - Loves the bag given to all of us at the event.
We are waiting for Diane to thread her needle, Oh!  We can start now.

The lighting was great.

Sleeping Rooms

Debbie C. - shows the purse made by the event planners.
















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More Retreat Pictures
Pat J. - Gray and black

Esther M. - Green, yellow and tans

Brenda B. - Tans and black

Diane P. - Green & black/white

Joyce B. - Tan with burgandy & gray.

Linda N. - Designer made 3 of different colors to show how different they can be,
Barbara RM. - Blues and black

Carol M. - Blue, green & yellow

Wanda M. - Red & black/white

Debbie C. - Lt Blue, red & blues


RuthAnn A. - Beige with orange and yellows
Jill S. - Tans and burgundy

Susan D. - Blue Green & yellow

Suzanne K. - White with oranges

Barb K. - White with blues.
Dot F. - Red with black & white



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March 20,2018
Joyce B. - Purple Dragon Flies


Esther M. - Bargello Heart for Grand-daughter.



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Ugly Fat Quarter Challenge. Linda N. ask each person to bring in a "Ugly Fat Quarter" and put their name on it. Then they were drawn from a container and that person was asked to make something for the donor. The entire Chapter voted on the #1 item.
RuthAnn A. - Table Mat

Barbara K. - A Kitten wall hanging

Joyce N. - Received a wall hanging

Kathy K. - A new purse for a quick trip.

Suzanne K. - Can pack a project when heading North this year.
Linda N. - A purse for little treasures

Joyce N. - Little purse, the lining says it all.
Jan C. - Pot holders galore.

Pat G. - will enjoy her casserole carrier.

Patty P. - A Table Runner

Pat J. - A Wine Carrier or a Large Coke



Purl's story.





Judy M. - A hexagon Table runner

Debbie P. - A tiny purse

Ida H. - A Daisy/Sunflower pattern Place mat.

Susan D. - A Pot holder & A Onesie Bag Keeper.

Esther M. - Received "Purl".


Purl was voted #1



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March 13, 2018
Chicken Feeder Demo
Esther M. has them all working



The graduating class proudly displays their pin cushions. Good job participants!!!!


Some of them are working, others......


At last a pin Cushion


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March 13, 2018


Linda N.- St. Patrick's Day themed jellyroll quilt designed by Diane P.


Beth R. - Her own design this quilt top was made from ties and custom quilted by her daughter.


Ida H & Suzanne K. - Both won miniature quilts at the Busy Bee Quilt Show at Guild Meeting.

Kathy K. - Clothing/T-shirt quilt

Carol M. - Applique piece from Suzanne Marshall's "wonderful" class.

















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March 9, 2018
Wacky Bird Class
Lida N. - Creating a Wacky Bird
Carol  M. - Creating a Wacky Bird



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March 6, 2018


Ruth L. visiting from Onterio - shows an interesting Tote Bag

Ruth L. - closeup of Tote


Ruth Ann A. - Granddaughter Isryssa see quilt made from her baby clothes.

Ruth L. - story of tote design

Carla T. -Red, white & black "2017 Block of the Month" with a fleece backing.

Jan L. - Made a "Money Bag" for her Granddaughter's June wedding.  White satin with beaded fringe.

Norma C. - Hand pieced and tied quilt for Granddaughter.
Ruth L. - Wall hangings

Debbie P. - Photo quilt for Mother-in-Law's 90 Birthday.

Ida H.- Found a 1900's unfinished quilt in a garage sale and finished it!


Elsa S. - created an attic window quilt using beach scenes fabric and panels.



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February 27, 2018     Mary S. Modern Quilt Trunk Show



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February 20, 2018
Esther M. - "Quilt Of The Week" 588 Yo Yo's

The B's were invited to lunch.
Susan D. - Veteran's Quilt
Esther M. - Veteran's Lap Robe

Susan D.- Charity Quilt






Suzanne - Hand quilted Hawaiian Design


Joyce N. - Cornerstone Hospice Veteran's Lap Quilt

Carol - "Girl With Umbrella"
Jan C. & Suzanne K. - Clothing Protectors for Lady Specialty Care


Joyce's favorite quilt

Nancy - Challenge with friend. Ice dyed fabric wall hanging,  "Reflections of Dot Dot Dot."
Diane P. - Patriotic Strip Quilt

Barbara K. - New Bag

8 Members in their shrug from Suzanne's class.

RuthAnn A. - Shrug and she found socks to match.



Suzanne - Two Hedgehog Quilts

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February 13, 2018
Suzanne K. -


















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January 30, 2018
Joyce N. - Hexagon Quilt

Barbara RM - Quilt Of The Week - Bargello Heart









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January 23, 2018

Barbara K. - Dresden Plate Wall Hanging
Linda N. - Music Theme Quilt
Barbara K. - On Point Quilt



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January  16, 2018
Pat G.- Made this Double Wedding Ring Table Topper with the AccuCut Appliance her daughters gifted to her.

Suzanne K. - This UFO started as a plastic gallon bag of 1940's fabric scraps she purchased at Vermont Quilt sale.
Susan D. - Paper-pieced "Grandmother's Jumping Jacks" taught in a class last year. It will become a Head Start Project quilt, a UFO finished.

Sue P. - finished her "he Five Yard Quilt"


RuthAnn A. - Made Four Fabric Bowlswith the cotton clothes line.

Ruth Ann A. - Finished this UFO, Flower Block Of The Month.
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January 9, 2018

Linda N. - Loralie Panels made for her sewingroom.


Esther M. - A pin cushion made from a chicken feeder. She will make up supply kits for a class later this month.
Suzanne K. - Matchbox Car Racetrack Play mats for Shriner's Hospital.


Suzanne K. - Matchbox Car In and Out Racetrack play mat.
Suzanne K. - Matchbox Car Oval Racetrack play mat.


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January 3, 2018
Ruth Ann A. - Models the "Texas" vest she made for her Daughter.

Esther M. - Quilt made to comfort her Husband's Cousin during a fight from cancer.
And the back.

Linda N. - Block of the Month from her Tuesday Club, a UFO finished.
Suzanne K. - Models a fleece shrug. She will demo a class in February.

Susan D. - Finished the Table Runner from Marie's November class.



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December 26,2017
Linda N. - Banner with Charter Members carticature pictures.
Carla T. - "This and That" scrap quilt, a UFO finished!
Jan W.- She designed and made this "Minecraft" Quilt for Grand Son.
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December 19.2017
Sharon H. - Table Runners

Sharon H. - New Purse
Joyce N. - T-Shirt quilt for son

Joyce N. - Back of T-Shirt Quilt
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December 12, 2017
Ruth Ann A.- Modeled a vest she made.
And the back
Ruth Ann A. - Christmas Sampler Quilt

Ruth Ann A.- Quilt of the Week - A Christmas Row By Row Quilt.

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December 5, 2017
Arlene D. - Christmas Table Runner

Pat G. - Unoffical name "The Purple Nightmare" for her Granddaughter's bedroom and matching pillow cases.

Pat H. - Three Mug Rugs

Susan K. - A Bonnie Hunter quilt "Boxy Stars" for oldest Grandson's wedding.
Delores K. - US Navy quilt made for Brandley House Hospice.  It features the emblem and signal flags representing The US Navy. The quilt will be over the deceased during viewing and honor ceremony.   It will be washed and stays with the Hospice House.
Barb K. - Two Veteran Quilts from same size blocks just arranged differently.

Dot F. - Dresden Plate Pillow for Christmas.


Jill S. - Christmas Place mats in pineaplple design.
Pat G. - Quilt top made between 1968-1970 she hand quilted it and used the left over blocks to make a storage bag for it.

Diane P. - A Wall hanging from her shop in Williamsburg, VA. Appliqued and embellished to depict the different shops in "The Village Shops".
Visitor Laura - A baby quilt from a panel.


Esther M. - "A Moose For Christmas" from a panel and added borders to obtain the size.


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November 28, 2017
Susan D. - A Cindi Patterson paper pieceing Christmas Wall hanging.

Elsa S. - Table Runner from Marie's class two weeks ago.
Peg T. - Poinsettia table runner.
Susan D. - Table Runner from Marie's class two weeks ago.
Elsa S. - "Quilt of the Week" Fan Pattern Machine buttonhole applique with prairie point inner border.

Susan K. - Grandson's Flannel Robe.









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November 21, 2017
Suzanne K. - My Pumpkin table runner.

Barb K. - Really putting out Place mats for Operation Homebound, a dozen this week.


Donna P. - Beautiful Appliqued Bird Wall Hanging.


Brenda B., Wanda M., Joan R. and Suzanne K. display the table runners made in last week's class by Marie of Red Heart.Com
Donna P. - Embellished the designer's pattern and added a camel too.

Dot F. - Yo Yo Wreath and Tree for Christmas.





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November 14,2017
Linda N. - Produced this 'Cartooning for Quilters' class last week.
Linda N. - Will frame her 'Suns and Moons' class wall hanging.


Diane P. - Demonstrated an easy quilt hanging device called 'Hang It Dang It'.
Susan D. - Displays her class Items. They had a lot of fun in this class.

Esther M. - Yo Yo Christmas Tree.
RuthAnn A. - Shows a pillow case and embellished knit top.

Rosanne B. - A former visiting member has "Quilt of the Week" a Bargello Heart, finished by several Piecemaker's friends because of Rosanne eye problems.




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November 7, 2017
Jan C. - Found a 1930 Pinking Machine, used before pinking shears were available.

Ida H. - Shows badge holders made for members before logo shirts were available.
Jan C. - demonstrates the Pinking Machine.

Suzanne K. - Christmas Placemats

Brenda B. - Christmas placemats for family.
Suzanne K. - Pinwheel table runner

Suzanne K. - Operation Homebound Placemats

Suzanne K. - Operation Homebound plaacemats.


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October 31, 2017
Jan W. - Pumpkin Wall Hanging

Peg T. - Lovers Knot Corners a challenge on Fiance's Daughter.

Donna P. - Pumpkin Table Runner


Joyce B. - Our Halloween Butterfly was out on the town.
Brenda B. - Couldn't resist this panel for Great-Grand Son's Baby Quilt.

Peg T. - Rainbow Folded Corners Quilt.

Donna P. - Witch Wall Hanging.


Joan R. - Ribbon Swirl Table Runner. Narrow and wide strips. (Sorry for the fuzzy photo).
Peg T. - Jelly roll pop quilt for Great Niece

Linda N. - Be My Valentine Quilt

Donna P. - Dragon Fly Table Runner


Donna P. - Baltimore Album Halloween Wall Hanging.




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October 24,2017
Jill S. - Summer project. Very pretty

Delores K. Quilt Of The Week. Log Cabin type design with very special quilting.
Esther M. - Tulips in a Renaissance theme.
Diane P. - Starting our 2018 Head Start Project.



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October 17,2017
Diane P.- Playing Mexican Train Table Cover

Esther M. - Table Runners

Carol S. - Appliqued Chicken Table Runner

Carla T. - UFO's Quilt

Pat J. - Appliqued Tea Towels


Pat G. - Table Runner






Delores K. - Starry Night Christmas Wall Hanging

Brenda B. - 4 Clothing Protector












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September 19, 2017
Carla T. - Took someone's give away and really put it together. Good job Carla.



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September 5, 2017
Ida H. - Veteran's Quilt
Linda N. - Explains that you should take your fabric to the store window to make sure you have the right shades.
Esther M. -  Halloween Wall Hanging

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August 29, 2017


Susan D. - Table Topper

Esther M. - 10-Minute Block Quilt Revised
Joyce B. - Block Table Runner

Joyce B. - Dresden Plate Table Runner


Esther M. - Scrappy Strip Quilt

Linda N. - Appliqued and Enhanced Quilt

Linda N. - Circles appliqued and on-point squares

Esther M. - Must of had some fabric left over.
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August 22, 2017
Ida shows Elsa's quilt for her Son

Ida H. - Shows Elsa S.'s quilt



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August 15,2017
Linda N. - Granddaughter's Quilt
Susan D. - Rail Quilt

Pat J. - From Free Pattern on our Web Site
Wanda M. - Great Granddaughter's Grow Chart




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August 8. 2017
Linda N. -
Diane P. -
Diane P. -

Diane P. -
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August 1, 2017
Darlene B. - Pillow Cases for Konker Cancer.

Carla T. - Family Gift Quilt
Ida H. - Finishes another quilt

Ida H. - Veteran's Quilt
Jan W. -Veteran Lap Robes

Brenda B. - 2016 BOM Quilt



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August 2017 Head Start Delivery
2016-12-13  Susan D.

2016-08-24 Susan D.

2016-08-09 Joan R.

2017-06-20 Barbara D.

2017-04-11 Esther M.

2017-03-21 Marcia S.
2017-03-14 Susan D.
Esther M.

Dot F.

Barbara RM.

Carla T.

Linda N., Brenda B., Susan D., Suzanne K., Jill S., Wanda M., Joyce B(assisting Wanda M.)

Susan D.

Susan D.

Joan R.

Eula S.

Susan D.
Carol S.

Susan D.
20160-08-24 Dot F.

2016-08-02 Eula S.

2017-06-08 Wanda M.

2017-06-08 Joan R.

2017-04-22 Pat G.

2017-04-18 Esther M.

2017-03-14 Joyce N.
2017-04-04 Debbie C.

Esther M.

Diane P.

Darlene B.

Darlene O.

Wanda M.

Marcia S.

Marcia S.

Eula S.

Jan W.

Darlene B.


2017-02-07 Ruth Ann A.

2016-08-02 Eula S.

2017-05-16 Sue P.

2017-04-18Brenda B.

2017-04-18 Jan W.
2017-02-28 Joyce N.

201704-14 Debbie C.
Esther M.

Delores K.

Brenda B.

2017-05-23 Darlene B.

Susan D.

Wanda M.



Joyce N.

Kathy K.

Esther M.

Jill S.

Brenda B.


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7/18/2017
Suzanne K. - Funky Chicken Purse

Esther M. - Quilt of the Week - Disappearing Hourglass.

Linda N. - A Fall table runner
Another shot of Funky Chicken Purse

Linda N. - 880 triangles takes a couple month's to complete.

Brenda B. - Bibs for family little ones.
Linda N. - Explains Penny Haren's design in "Pieced Applique" eliminating inset point and curve problems.

Barb D. - Finished the quilt her Mother-in-Law started prior to he passing.

Linda N. - A fuss cut creation.



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7/11/2017 Show & Tell

Joan R. - Guild Place Mats


Susan D, - Sewing Machine Pad and Thread Catcher,
Linda N. - Tote Bag


Wanda M. - UFO 2016 Block of Month Quilt
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6/20/2017 Show & Tell
Joan R.  - Completed a Table Center piece
'Quilt of the Week' - Esther M. - displays her version of  Bonnie Hunter's Scrappy Quilt "Around The World". This is made similar to a Bargello, Six 2-1/2"x16" staggered to make a 12" block.



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6/13/2017 Show & Tell
Peg T. - Patriotic US Coast Guard Quilt for Brother.

Arlene D. - Simply Sew Quilt from Donna P. class.
Peg T. - Label on Back of Brother's Quilt also includes washing instructions.


Wanda M. - Prairie Point Snap top Purse.
Terry A. - 'My Quilt' going on my bed.






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6/13/2017 Camp Villages
Grandpa's Pride sewing a 1/4" seam enclosing the hot dog pillow case.

1/4" Seam with the right side out for the French Seam



Press to make it pretty.



Pulling the hot dog out of the casing.

Victoria finished already.





Scant 1/2" seam with inside out to enclose and complete the French Seam.





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6/8/2017 Show & Tell
' Quilt of the Week' - Diane P.  explains how this design was created for the 'Shop Hop' in her shop in Virginia.

Esther M. - T-shirt for Granddaughter.
Terry A. - A wedding gift

Brenda B. - Embroidered T-shirts for family.
Diane P. - Hexie Table Centern Piece

Brenda B. - At the Embroidery machine again



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5/30/2017 Show & Tell
Esther M. - Demos how to construct a Scrappy Strip Quilt.


Peg T. - Folded Corners Quilt

Jan W. - Memorial Day Wall Hanging
Diane P. - Explains construction of Sewing Machine Dust Cover.





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5/23/2017 Show & Tell

Susan D. -

Suzanne K. - 'Tea Party'  Block of the Month, many made by other chapter members then assembled by Suzanne.
Pat H. - 'Quilting 101' class taught by Barbara RM. in 2013.

Linda N. - Recently finished a Patriotic quilt.



Suzanne K. - Started in1984, Daddy's quilt with Mother's colors.

Linda N. - 1st quilt 1982, self taught, hand sewn, finally finished.

Guild Class demo for Chapters  - Sea Theme Place mat.
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5/16/2017 Show & Tell
Suzanne K. - Operation Home Bound Christmas Placemats.

Suzanne K. - Operation Home Bound Placemat
Project

Susan D. - Veteran Wheelchair Lap Robe

Sue P. - Twisted Block Wall Hanging for Granddaughter.

Sue P. - Amazing Star Quilt

Barbara D. - Nighty for Granddaughter

Sue P.




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5/9/2017 Show & Tell
Delores K. - Describes 'Quilt Of The Week'

Terry A. - Queen size quilt

Pat G. - Quilt made from Granddaughter's 1st Year Onesies.
Wanda M. - Christmas Quilt

Esther M. - Honor Flight Quilt

Suzanne K. - Christmas Place mats for Operation Home-bound Guild Project
Wanda M. - Hexagon Christmas Place mats

Jan W. - 'Keep working until it looks like it is finished'.
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4/18/2017 Show & Tell
Esther M. - Batik Scrappy Quilt

Susan D. - Block of Month Wall Hanging

Ida H. - Patriotic Hospice Quilt

Linda N. - UFO Christmas Quilt
Joyce N. - Son's T-Shirt Quilt




Susan D. - Veterans Quilt



Joyce B. - UFO Block Quilt



Susan D. - Operation Home-bound Place mats









Joyce N. - Son's T-Shirt Quilt (Back)

Esther M. - Veteran Wheelchair Quilt

Barbara K. - Hand-sewn Basket Quilt
Susan D. - Veterans Lap Quilt

Joan R. - Operation Home-bound Place mats
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4/11/2017
Diane P. - Patriotic A- Mile-in-a-Minute Strip Quilt


Darlene B. - Veterans Quilt



Joyce N. - Veterans Quilt
Linda N. - Star Quilt

Carla T. - Sashed Strip Quilt

Ida H. -Binds a donated hand-sewn hexagon quilt
Barbara K. - Pinwheel Wall Hanging


Barbara K. - Baseball Wall Hanging













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4/4/2017 Show & Tell
Suzanne K. - Operation Home Bound Place mat
Barbara K. & Suzanne K. - Mirror Image Purses


















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3/28/2017
Gathering With Sister Chapter - Bradenton. A challenge to create a small quilt to accompany a doll for Helping Hands Club to give to children in need.

Barbara K., Ida H., Marcia S. & Jan W.

Anonymous, Suzanne K. & Susan D.

Joyce N., Judy Y., Dot F. & Delores K

Anonymous, Pat G., Peg T., Susan D. (for Diane P.)
Wanda M., Esther M., Ann V. & Dot F.

And...The Winners Are: Pat G., Diane P.,
Susan D. & Barbara K. along with 4 Ladies from Bradenton Chapter.

One of our winners, Diane P. with her coordinating doll.
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3/14/2017 Show & Tell
Linda N. - 8 Point Star Quilt

Linda N. - Retreat Project - Spool Quilt


Susan D. - Head Start Quilt
Marcia S.  - Veterans Wheelchair Robe

Marcia S. - Veterans Wheelchair Robe

Darlene O. - Butterfly Machine Applique & Quilting
Suzanne K. - More Clothing Protectors

Pat J. - Paper Pieced Heart on Black Background Wall Hanging

Diane P. - My new dress











































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3/7/2017 Show & Tell
Barbara K. - Star Veterans Quilt

Barbara K. - Patriotic Veterans Quilt
Barbara K. - Another Veterans Quilt





















Delores K. - My design, Rectangles and Blocks



























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2/14/2017 Show & Tell

Susan D. - Lattice top for Veterans Quilt

Joyce N. - Rectangles Quilt

Patty P. - Square in A Square Quilt

Barbara K. - Black with Golded Stars & Diamonds Quilt


Judy Y. - Blue Block Quilt

Diane P. - Hawaiian Pillow

Barbara K. - Hexagon Table Runner

Carol M. - Showcase Entry - Quiet Extend- Needle Turn Wall Hanging
Suzanne K. - Valentines Day Table Runner

Rosemary S. - Brown Animal Quilt

Ida H. - Red-work Wall Hanging








































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2/7/2017 Show & Tell

Donna P. - Fishing Quilt


Esther M. - Yo Yo Quilt Showcase Entry

Jan C. - Embroidery Pillow Cases

RuthAnn A. - Stars Quilt
Donna P. - 'Spanish Springs Square' Wall Hanging




Ida H. - Quilt of the Week


Carla T. - 'Box In A Day' Quilt










Esther M. - Showcase Entry - Wall Hanging


Susan D. - Veterans Quilt



Marcia S. - Wall Hanging

Joyce N. - Giving Dolls Quilt






















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 1/24/2017 Show & Tell

Donna P. - Husband's Musical Wall HangingDonna P. - Husband's Musical Wall Hanging

Rosemary S. - Embroidery blocks combined with 9 patch.

Barbara DeLong with her 4 generations
Rosemary S. - Over The River Quilt



Donna P. - Rose Wall Hanging
Wanda M. - 'Quilt of the Week'  Made at B's Retreat, Explaining how blocks are put together and finished.

Ruth Ann A. - Diamond 8-point star Wall Hanging.






















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Show and Tell 1/17/2017
Dot F. - Rag Quilts for Family

Delores K. - Point on Point Quilt
Eula S. - Shashed Block Lap Quilt

Judy Y. - Alternating Block Quilt

Barbara K. - Block Of The Month Quilt
















 
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Show & Tell 1/3/2017
Terry A. - 'Saving Bugs bottles' Quilt
Jan W. - Mola Techniques from South America



















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In mid 2016 Esther M.  introduced the first part of a Mystery Quilt.  Every two weeks we got another piece of the puzzle. Here are some of the resulting quilts.  They are similar but change of color or block positioning make them look different. Anxious for her next Mystery Project.
Margie R. - Gemini Sky

Margie R. - Gemini Sky Pillow Runner

Carla T. - Gemini Sky

Peg T. - Gemini Sky

Brenda B. - Gemini Sky

Barbara D. - Gemini Sky

Carol M. - Gemini Sky
Wanda M. - Gemini Sky

Darlene B. - Gemini Sky

Darlene O. -Gemini Sky




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12/27/2016  Show & Tell

Delores K. - 'Storm At Sea' Quilt Of The Week.







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12/13/2016 Show & Tell
Diane P. - Machine Counted Cross Stitch Wall Hanging.



Jill S. - Shadow Box Quilt

Joan R. - No Tie Apron and Pot Holders

Margie R. - Pillow Runner to go with Son's T-shirt Quilt.
Diane P. - Tote Bag.

Diane P. - Embroidery Block Wall Hanging.
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12/6/2016 Show & Tell
RuthAnn A. - Christmas Door Hanging

RuthAnn A. - Holiday Wall Hanging

Wanda M. - Hexagon Table Mat
Sue P. -Around The World Quilt

RuthAnn A. - Christmas Casserole Tote.

Wanda M. - Coordinating Place Mats
RuthAnn A. - Christmas Wall Hanging,

RuthAnn A. - Christmas Ornaments

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11/22/2016
Barbara M. Send us Thanksgiving Wishes.
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11/1/2016 Show & Tell
Pat G. - Granddaughter's Fairy Princess Quilt

Donna P. Ballet Dancing Ladies
Connie P. - Table Topper



Ida H. - Veterans Quilt


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10/18/2016
Delores K. - Baby Puffy Pillow - Bisquit Quilt
'Quilt of the Week' Barbara Marrow's Memory Quilt. Signed by members on front with their picture in the back.






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9/24/2016 Show & Tell
Carla T. - T-Shirt Quilt


Pat H. - Red Shoe Wall Hanging
Carla T. - Tall Palm Trees Quilt


Pat H. - Sewing Machine Wall Hanging
Esther M. - Browns & Oranges Bargello Heart Quilt
Margie R. - Son's Great-Grandmother made some of the pieces and Margie finished it for him.
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8/9/2016 Show and Tell
Terry A. - Quilt for my Sister.






Brenda B. - Table Runner
Wanda M. - ' Quilt of the Week' - On The Road Again Mystery Quilt taught by Mary Shara.




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7/26/2016
Eula S. - Tea Pot Wall Hanging
Ida H. - Crown Royal Wall Hanging




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7/19/2016 Show & Tell
Susan D. - Origami Bag







Esther M. Table Runner

Delores K. - 'Quilt of the Week' Star of Bethlehem
Joan R. - Antique Auto Quilt



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August 2016
Presenting 45 Nap Quilts to a Ocala Head Start
   Susan D. with a Head Start Ocala Helper
Susan D with HS Rep and ChildDelores K.





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7/5/16 Show & Tell
Esther M. - Sashed Block Quilt

Suzanne K. - Anniversary Quilt
















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6/14/16 Show & Tell 
Barbara RM. - 'Quilt Of The Week'
Eula S. - Strip Coverlet
Esther M. - Bargello Heart in Browns

Barbara RM.  Folded Christmas Wreath

Delores K. - Catherderal Pane Wall Hanging


Peg T. -Wonky Log Cabin


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6/7/2016 Esther M. - Tote Bag Class

More completed Tote Bags






















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5/31/2016 Show and Tell
Joan R. - Talks about her 'Quilt of the Week'
RuthAnn A. - Smith Mt. Lake Quilt
Diane P., Terry A. - Log Cabin Blocks (Assisted by Ida H.
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4/12/2016 Show & Tell
Margie R. -Baskets Galore Quilt

Arlene D. -Pineapple block from Diane P. Class

Margie R. - Pillow Runner for Baskets Galore Quilt
Barbara M. - Antique Quilt

Delores K. -Blocks  and sashing







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3/29/2016 Show & Tell
Donna P. - Hawaiian Wall Hanging
Susan D. - Place mat for Operation Home Bound Guild Project

Diane P. - Scrappy Modern quilting






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3/22/2016 Show & Tell
Ida H. - Friendship Quilt

Peg T. - Jelly Roll Quilt

Marcia S. - Veterans Quilt
Brenda B. - UFO King Size Quilt

Marcia S. - Veterans Wheelchair Robe






Marcia S. - Wall Hanging

Kathy K. - It's all about Moose.






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3/8/2016 Show & Tell
Carla T. - Simple Sew Quilt



Judy Y. - Baby Quilt
Barbara M. -Simply Sew Quilt



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2/9/2016
Norma C. - Simply Sew Quilt

Terry A. - Attic Window Quilt
Joyce N. - Veterans Quilt











Jan C. - Wearable Art - Collar


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2/2/2016 Show and Tell
Rosemary S. - Hand quilted Simply Sew Quilt

Marcia S. - Veterans Wheelchair Throw

Delores K. - Scrappy Decorative Stitched Quilts
Suzanne K. - Four Patch Table Runner

Marcia S. - Veterans Quilt

Darlene O. - Giraffe, Zebra & Birds Quilt


Joanne E. - Lots Of Puppies Quilt



Peg T. - Flowers and Feathers Quilt

Ida H. - Dresden Plate Circles Quilt







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1/26/2016 Show & Tell
Sharon H. - Models her Patchwork Jacket


Pat G. - Blue Stars on Yellow Background

Barbara K. - Dream Catcher Purse
Pat G. - Michigan Care House Quilt -Trucks and Fire Trucks


RuthAnn A. - Hour Glass & Block Quilt

Carla T. - Prism Quilt
Carla T. - Stain Glass Quilt

Joyce N. - Poo Bear & Egor, Tiggre & Piglet Fleece Quilt
Diane P. - New York Beauty Sample



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11/19/2016 Show & Tell
Alice A. - Layer Cake Halloween Quilt
Barbara M. - Microwave Bowls
Alice A. - Sashed Block Quilt



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4/12/2016 Show & Tell
Delores K. - 

Terry A.  - Red, Black & White quilt
Delores K. - Tri-angled 4 Patch

Arlene D. - Pineapple Block Wall Hanging.
Delores K. - Explained her quilting patterns







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1/12/2016 Show & Tell
Rosemary S. - Plight of the Bees
Wanda M. - Simply Sew Veterans Quilt





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12/15/2015 Show & Tell
Diane P. - Green & Cream Flower King Size Bargello


Ida H. - Eight Point Star
Pat G. - Heart I Diamonds Quilt

Peg T. - Rectangle in Block Quilt

Brenda B. - Embroidered Monogram shirt











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12/8/2015 Show & Tell

Susan D. - Small Simply Sew Wall Hanging

Joan England -Block Quilt
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11/25/2015 Show & Tell

Carla T. - Rhino Quilt for Grand Child


Esther M. - Simply Sew Quilt

Esther M. - Beautiful Floral Quilt
Esther M. - Explains her Star, Log Cabin and Nine Patch design


Susan D. - Simply Sew Quilt
Terry A. - Block Quilt


RosAnn B. - Simply Sew Quilt













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10/28/2015 Show & Tell
Peg T. - Cloud and Bird Quilt


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10/13/2015 Show & Tell
Carla T. - Family King Size Quilt
Diane P. -Show the group her "New York Beauty".




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10/6/2015 Show & Tell
Carol S. - Hexagon Table Runner
Ida H.- Floral Hand-sewn Quilt
Dot F. - Place Mat & Table Runner
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9/29/2015 Show & Tell
Esther M. - Professional Tote Bag
Ann V. - Poinsettia Table Runner
Ida H. - Balloon Lap Robe






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2015 Head Start Video
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6/25/2015 Show and Tell
Suzanne K.  -
Wanda M. - Head Start quilt






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5/26/2015 Show & Tell
Suzanne K. - Madeline's new dress
Suzanne K. - Head Start Quilt




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1/5/2015 Show & Tell




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Week Of The Week 5/15/2015

Ann Vogel - 'Molly and Friends'














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8/30/2014 Head Start Quilt Event
Quilt delivery day - Alice Ambrose, Wanda M.,  Delores K., Darlene B. & Brenda B. enjoy cookies and milk with some staff and children.
2014 Quilts on display



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12/16/2014 Show & Tell
Brenda B. - Christmas Table Runner
Brenda B. - Embellished Christmas Tree Wall Hanging




Delores K. - Christmas Wall Hanging



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12/9/2014 Show & Tell
Beverly S. - ABC Picture Quilt
Donna S. - 'All Them Dogs' Wall Hanging





Jan W. - Christmas Wall Hanging





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12/2/2014 Show & Tell
Barbara M. - Creates Another Quilt

Donna Starr - Kitten Wall Hanging



Barbara M. - Twisted Christmas Tree Wall Hanging


Ida H. - Hand Applique Baby Quilt

Group effort - Asked to create a King Size 'Storm At Sea' with his Mother's material. Barbara RM., Alice A., Darlene B., Brenda B., Wanda M., Esther M. and Delores K. took on the challenge.

Ann V. - Sailboat Reverse Applique Wall Hanging






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11/18/2014 Show & Tell

Mary H. - Log Cabin Quilt

Arlene D. - Star Table Runner







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11/11/2014 Show & Tell
Barbara K. - Hexagon Hand sewn Quilt











Joan R. - Models her pieced Jacket
Mary W. - Western theme quilt



Ida H. - Rail Block Quilt








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10/28/2014 Show & Tell
Guild Christmas Skirt Challenge Completed by Alice A., Darlene B., Esther M., Delores K., Wanda M., Barbara RM. & Brenda B.


Donna P. - Four Witches Wall Hanging





Close up of Christmas Skirt

Dot F. - Place Mat with silverware pockets
Label for Christmas Skirt Challenge


Wanda M. - Four sided Place Mats from Esther M's Demo.



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8/12/2014 Show & Tell
Norma C. - Dresses the baby dolls for family















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8/2014 Head Start Delivery


Alice A., Wanda M. Delores K., Darlene B., Brenda B., delivered 50 quilts to the children.






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6/14/2014 Show & Tell
Barbara I. - Wall Hanging







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6/3/2014 Show & Tell
Mary Shara - Colorful Square On Point Quilt







Barb Morrow - Queen Size Block Quilt







Mary W. - Embellished Denim Vest




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5/13/2014 Show & Tell
Donna P. - Cutting Mat and Ruler Tote Class
Instructor.

Esther M. & Wanda M. - Display Class Results










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4/29/2014 Show & Tell
Margaret Kowalchek's Daughter receives Angel Quilt made by members.

Alice Zelner reads the label on 'Angel Quilt' made in honor of her Mother.













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3/11/2014 Show & Tell
Barbara I. - Quilt of Houses





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3/4/2014 Show & Tell
Alice Ambrose - Bargello Heart

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1/28/2014 Show & Tell
Barbara Morrow - Butterfly Reverse Applique Wall Hanging.

Debby C. - Circles Quilt
Barbara Morrow - Table Runners
Esther M. - Bargello Quilt






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1/21/2014 Show & Tell
Barbara I. - On Point Purse

Esther M. - Table Runner








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1/14/2014 Show & Tell
Jan W. - Modern Art Wall Hanging
Barbe Brolley - Wall Hanging
Barbe Brolley - Takes a question regarding construction of her quilt.



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11/17/2013
Barbara RM - Stars & 9 Patch Quilt
What Cancer Cannot Do
More What Cancer Cannot Do
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10/15/2013 Show and Tell
Esther M - Bargello Heart Instructor
Dolly C. - Bargello Diamond
Ida H. - Crown Royal Quilt
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9/29/2013 Show & Tell
Donna Starr - Bear Quilt




Donna Starr - Genealogy Wall Hanging








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8/30/2013 Head Start Quilt

Delivering the quilts to Head Start Facility are Christy A., Delores K., Jill S., Joan R., Marcia S., Brenda B., Barbara M.  & Esther M.


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8/13/2013 Show & Tell
Delores K. - Hand quilting a Bargello Quilt
Wanda M. - King Size Bargello Quilt
Suzanne K. - Disappearing 9-Patch

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7/8/2013 Show & Tell
Connie P. -Pillow Runner and Pillow case


Jan W. - Veterans Quilt


Connie P. - Quilt As You Go

Connie P. - Pillow Cases
Jan W. - Veterans Quilt








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6/25/2013 Show & Tell
Esther M. - Strip Quilt

Brenda B. - Veterans Quilt

Barbara Morrow - Crazy Quilt
Barbara K. - Veterans Quilt

Donna P. - Table Runner

Barbara K. -Square in a Square
Ida H. - Queen Size Quilt

Ida H. - Strip Quilt











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5/5/2013 Show & Tell


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4/30/2013 Show & Tell
Margie R. - Son's Motorcycle Quilt

Esther M. - 'Blocks of the Month' Quilt

Paula P. - Row By Row Quilt
Mary W. - Animal Quilt

Wanda M.  - Strip Quilt

Brenda B. - Strip Quilt
Mary W. - Denim Rag Quilt

Christie Shaw - Hexagon Silk Tie Quilt, Hand sewn



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4/23/2013 Show & Tell
Mary H. - Quilt As You Go




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4/14/2013 Show and Tell
Brenda B. - Selected her favorite Block of the Month and turned it into a quilt.
Debbie C. - Strip quilt
Donna P. - Wall Hanging
Barbe Brolley - Hourglass table runner

Brenda B. - "Pickles Quilt" for Botique

Dolly Close - Appliqued Quilt

Debbie C. - Sashed hexagons

Debbie C. - Comic Block quilt

Connie P. - Patriotic Wall Hanging






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3/26/2013 Show & Tell
Barbara K. - Kites Quilt
Barbara K. - Rectangles Quilt



















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2/26/2013 Show & Tell
Mary Shara - Tote Bag
Marcia S. - How she handled a garage sale item.





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1/8/2013 Guild Craft Sale
Donna Starr - Prices her items

Mary Shara - Eager for Sale Opening

Esther M. & Rosemary S. - Await customers

Esther M., Jerry Rutledge, Brenda B. & Wanda M. - Discuss items.





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2/9/2013 Show & Tell

Barbara M. - Blue Jean Rag Quilt

Jan C. - Row by Row Quilt
Barb M. - Animal Quilt
Jan C. - Brown and Orange Veterans quilt
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2012

Margaret Kowalchek's Stained Glass Window Quilt
Margaret Kowalchek








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10/7/2012 Margaret Kowalchek's Trunk Show








After showing a small portion of her beautiful quilts Margaret gave each of us a pin cushion that she made.





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10/7/2012 Margie R. Trunk Show
AnitaGood Designs Embroidered 'Connecting Flowers' Quilt

Embroidered Flowers Quilt


Appliqued and Embellished Twin Quilt
Embroidered Baby Quilt



Embroidered Flowers and Rose Quilt
Embroidered Lavender-Purple Flowered Quilt

Pillow runner for Embroidered Lavender-Purple Quilt



Sashed Embroidered Flowers with Labels Quilt



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9/9/2012 Trunk Show by Ann Vogel
Ann pieces and quilts by hand.













Ann donated this hand-appliqued and quilted treasure to Honor Flight for auction to pay for expense of flights for Veterans.
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8/14/2012 Ocala Ritz Veteran's Home

Remodeled Courtyard between wing of apartments.

The Piecemaker Group listened to the Manager as he explained the Mission of Ocala Ritz Apartments, some of the restrictions and expectations of the Veterans.
Eser M., Barbara Morrow, Ida H., Ocala Ritz Manager,  Dolly Close, Wanda M. & Barbara K.


The Piecemakers presented 30 quilts to the Ocala Ritz Veterans Apartments.
Remodeled Front Entrance


















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August 2012 Lake County Schools for Homeless Children




































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9/18/2011 Dolly Close Baltimore Garden Quilt
Many blocks are embellished or appliqued.





















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2009

Margaret Kowalski Patriotic Round Wall Hanging


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