December 2017 Meeting

We had a great time at our holiday party! It's so fun to see what everyone makes for the gift exchange. We started off the meeting with a little business, and of course, show and tell.

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Linda brought her first modern quilt that she's finished. DSCF5461-1

Susan W finished her pear quilt. DSCF5463-1

Susan W finished off this group charity quilt. Ready to donate! DSCF5465-1

This is a Quick Curve Ruler Pattern "Country Chic". Susan W calls it "Do you see what I see?"

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Rita finished this handstitched, hand quilted Christmas wall hanging.

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Rita also finished this quilt for her grandson.

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Sara completed this X Plus top. DSCF5475-1

Sara wowed everyone with this New York Beauty quilt top. DSCF5476-1

Gayle brought this finished hexie quilt, made with Tula Pink fabrics. She used the HexNMore ruler to help simplify the piecing. DSCF5478-1

Melanie brought one of her first quilts. It features chairs from history, all hand embroidered. I recognize almost all of these from my interior decorating class! DSCF5480-1

Beth finished her Christmas star table runner. DSCF5481-1

Annaliese completed this Christmas chevron quilt. DSCF5482-1 DSCF5484-1

Carol is almost done piecing the sample for the shop's 1st Saturday quilt. The pattern is "Twilight Gardens." DSCF5487-1

Elaine created this pattern on her own, inspired by the well-known modern art of Piet Mondriaan. Stunning!

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Michele experimented with a new collage technique, and created this wall hanging. DSCF5494-1

Susan A finished this cute turkey. DSCF5496-1

Mae quilted this shop hop quilt, from a shop hop she did in Colorado. DSCF5499-1

Jane finished this Des Moines Star Quilt, using Studio 180 tools.

All the items below were part of our gift exchange. Please excuse the blurry photos - we have to move quick to get everything opened! DSCF5500-1

Elaine made this beautiful quilt.

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Beth made a second Christmas star table runner. DSCF5503-1

Cassie made this sew together bag.

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A tree mug rug and mug.

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Kristi made this iron caddy. You can pack away your iron while still hot! DSCF5509-1

Gayle made this apron with a matching pot holder.

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A tote bag with a button tree.

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A peacock pincushion.

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A simple, but elegant zipper bag.

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Mae made this tote bag.

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Rita made this drawstring bag and potholders, and added some bath confetti. DSCF5520-1

Susan A made these mesh zipper bags. DSCF5522-1

Sara brought this fabric box with homemade jam. DSCF5523-1

Linda made this cute scrap basket.

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Kathleen made this vinyl bag and added a can of air. DSCF5527-1

Ken made this long duffle bag, perfect for a yoga mat. DSCF5530-1

Kristine made this tool carrier/design board.

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Melanie made these cute trivets.

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Carol made this cute deer and needle booklet. DSCF5535-1

Jane made this dish towel.

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Mary brought this cute penguin panel.

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Marlene brought this jelly roll.

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Bernice made this pin cushion.

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Jane made this mini quilt.

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Michele made this collage envelope with postcard. DSCF5548-1

Kathy brought this covered tin filled with binding clips and added a candy bar. DSCF5549-1

A little fabric box and hexie coasters.

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Karen made this lovely scarf.

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