Kathy M demonstrated her favorite technique for faced binding. She learned this from Jean Wells.
Thank you Kathy!
We love show and tell!
Gayle quilted and bound this charity quilt.
Gayle finished this lovely quilt at the retreat.
Gayle and Rita made their own versions of this mini quilt. Gayle's is a lighthouse, and Rita's is a farmhouse.
Gayle made this flying geese mini.
Lisa made this reverse applique quilt.
Kristi finished the quilt top at the retreat and quilted this at home.
Kristi's use of these giant flying geese is striking. This quilt top was also finished at the retreat.
Kathy M finished this quilt that she calls "50." The 50 blocks are a reflection of her life at 50.
Beth finished this applique sunflower quilt.
Sara Q made this quilt, inspired by something she saw by Zen Chic.
Cara brought her "Oh My Aching . . ." challenge quilt. This represents the slipped disks in her spine.
Cara received this quilt in a swap.
Saralee made this challenge art quilt. The inspiration was the photo on the left. She used techniques from Artful Log Cabin Quilts. The photo is of goats being transferred by helicopter.
Saralee made this heart quilt for her granddaughter.
Julie made these 3 mini quilts. the left is inspired by the Sonoran Desert, the middle by the Caribbean, and the right by the mountains.
Patti completed the top of her Tula Pink City Sampler quilt.
Susan W finished our "blue" charity quilt.
Susan W also finished this Circle quilt. The pattern is Jewel Box by Weeks Ringle.
Kathleen has this quilt top almost finished. This paper pieced pattern in by Violet Craft.
Kathleen finished her "Oh My Aching . . ." challenge quilt. The text reads, "I don't think about it." She added charms to represent her struggles.
Susan A made finished this amazing quilt. She sewed strips together, then used a large wedge ruler to cut the wedges. After piecing the wedges together, the curving piece was raw appliqued to the background.
She put the leftover wedges on the back.
Susan A made this row by row block from Victoria into a mini quilt.
Susan A finished this needle turn applique "Big Island Bloom."
Jane used "made fabric" - scraps sewn together until they are big enough to cut for a pattern piece - in this cactus quilt.
Rita made this Christmas tree quilt.
Rita is almost done with this rose quilt. The pattern is by Carolyn Friedlander.
Every couple months, we choose a focus fabric to make into 12 in blocks, which will then be made into charity quilts.
by Sara Q
by Susan A