Sunday, February 4, 2018

February 1 Show and Tell

After the monthly business meeting, guild members displayed their recent quilts.

A comfort quilt which will be donated by the guild to a local social service agency.

A comfort quilt.

Judy shows a comfort quilt on which she added the binding.

Connie made several quilts to donate to the guild's Teddy Bear Tea and  comfort quilt projects. More are shown below.



Connie made this king size quilt plus several of the small quilts from blocks won by her in the Fairbanks guild drawing.

Gail shows a Teddy Bear quilt which she made.

Jeanette completed a UFO--UnFinished [quilt] Object. Guild members have been challenged to set a goal for completing their UFOs before August.

Jeanette finished an old needlework project as a small quilt.

Jeanette made this small quilt for the Teddy Bear Tea project.

Linda made this quilt with mini boxer shorts for the Salvation Army's Trash to Treasures challenge.
Linda's memory quilt has blocks with photographs from her mother-in-law's 7th grade sampler notebook. Linda's husband photographed the pages which Linda printed on photo sensitive fabric. One of the pages is shown below.



This is another quilt which Linda made for the Salvation Army's Trash to Treasures challenge.

Lynne made this Teddy Bear quilt.

Lynne completed a UFO.

Ruthe asked guild members for advice about adding borders to this quilt top.

Friday, January 19, 2018

January 18, 2018, Show and Tell

Nellie sewed the binding on this colorful Comfort Quilt.
This bright quilt is also a Comfort Quilt.
Regina showed this Comfort Quilt made in muted colors.
Jeanette made this Teddy Bear quilt from a pattern that she had been wanting to try. She used Joan Ford-inspired scrap squares.

Lynette helped tie this cozy looking Comfort Quilt.

Lynette and her daughter have been making toiletry bags which they fill with items and donate.

Marilyn's floral quilt is intended as a gift.

Pat made this small quilt in a Kept in Stitches lesson on creating three-dimensional pinwheels.

Friday, January 5, 2018

January 4, 2018, Show and Tell

Bonny made this colorful quilt in a class about "Painted Trees."

Carol found a bear for her basketball quilt, a donation to the guild's Teddy Bear Tea service project.

This quilt will also be donated to the Teddy Bear Tea project.

Carol created this quilt from fabric she found on the Free Table.

This is a whole cloth Comfort Quilt.

This denim and flannel quilt is a Comfort Quilt.

Another donation to Comfort Quilts.

A modern quilt for Comfort Quilts.

A colorful quilt for Comfort Quilts.

Donna E. made this Sunflower Sue quilt for Comfort Quilts.

Another whole cloth quilt for Comfort Quilts. Regina wants You to piece and quilt more Comfort Quilts.

Lynne holds a Comfort Quilt donation.

Another Comfort Quilt.

Katy shows a Comfort Quilt which she quilted.

Katy also quilted this Comfort Quilt which Margaret pieced from a jelly roll she won in a retreat raffle basket.

Delberta made this little donation for the Teddy Bear Tea project.

Glenda got this idea from Pinterest.

Glenda showed her rows for the Roosting Row Quilt Challenge.  The top row is for January: pinwheels and troublesome. The second row is for February: hearts. The third row is March's row: half-square triangles and sparkling. The bottom row is April's: log cabin.

Glenda made this wall-hanging for the Valley Guild's challenge, and she used last year's ALCQ president's fabric.

Linda made this quilt as part of the Services YMCA Kid's Quilt service project. Quilters are given photos printed on fabric and a suggested pattern. They add their own fabric to make quilts for kids age 1-6 whose parents are deployed. Kids over age 7 receive a pillow.

Nancy made this to practice the flange binding technique.

Nancy found these embroidered blocks on Ebay and made a quilt for a neighbor's baby.

The linens used in this quilt came from Nancy's friend's grandmother.

Ruthe made this comfort quilt using left-over fabric from the quilt below.

Although Ruthe told us of the problems she faced when piecing this Quilt of Valor for a friend, we  admired the final result.

Ruthe didn't have children's fabric for this YMCA Kid's Quilt so she appliqu├ęd hearts.