February 2018 Meeting

Judy Tenen gave a presentation for Quilt for a Cause. They accept donations of quilts, and then sell them to raise money for breast and gynecological cancer research. The money stays local to the Tucson area. The next big auction will be October 2019, but quilt sales continue throughout the year. Judy shared that smaller, wall-hanging or lap-size, quilts do best.

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On of the donated quilts for sale.

We had a lot to show this month. And there were a few tears shed as gifts were presented to members facing health challenges.

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The blocks were made during the retreat in January. This one was gifted to Gayle.

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And this second one was gifted to Kristi.

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Focus fabric charity blocks

Top: Mae, Mae

2nd row: Linda, Susan A

3rd row: Casse, Kerry, Marlene

Bottom: Jane

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Susan W made this for the QuiltCon swap, "Eclipse."

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Susan A made this fun quilt.

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This quilt is made from shot cottons and Kaffe fabric, by Susan A.

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Melanie shared her new pattern sample. This is "Uptown Florist."

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Holly collected fabric from Africa to make this mini.

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Look at all the detailed quilting. Great job.

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Cathie made this quilt for her brother.

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Kerry made this quilt using Studio 180 rulers.

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Jane finished this quilt for her booth. This is "Love Links" using Studio 180 rulers.

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Linda enjoyed using up her scraps to make these two quilts.

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Kristi put together this charity quilt using the yellow blocks we made.

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Cassie made this sweet guardian angel quilt for Kristi.

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Kathleen made this Kimono wall hanging

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Kathleen made this table runner - in colors fitting for Christmas or Valentines day - as a gift to Cassie.

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Julie made this fun, colorful bag.

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Rita finished this quilt from a class she took at QuiltCon 2017. The pattern is "Thunderstruck" by Victoria Findlay Wolfe.

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Chris finished this jelly roll quilt.

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Sara finished this flying geese small quilt.

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Sara made this lovely red and white quilt.

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Sara finished this batik New York Beauty quilt top. The pattern is by Karen Stone.

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Annalies made these two quilts for the QuiltCon swap. She's still deciding on which one to give away.

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Ken finished this pineapple block quilt.

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Marlene finished this flag quilt for Quilts of Valor.

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Marlene also made this butterfly quilt.

DSCF5660-1 Kathy H finished this shop sample for the Tiger Plant fabric line.

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