Thursday, May 7, 2009

May 7th Show & Tell Day Group

This is Allh Khadjinova, new member joining today. She loves to do embroidery, & gardening, & is originally from Russia.
This year's raffle quilt is done. The top was made by Louise Bremner.
Quilting by Maria Shell, & binding by Ruthe Rasmussen.
Gail Garber is here from New Mexico. She will be lecturing tonight, & teaching classes the next 3 days. She showed us her purse (which will be part of the Sat., Sunday class on design),
& this quilt which will be tomorrow's class.
This a new quilt for an upcoming book by Gail.
This is a raffle quilt that she made, & the design is being shared in a future AQS magazine article.
Delberta Trevithick finished this quilt for her own bed.
Jackie Carley did some discharging on fabric with a bleach product.
She also made this small quilt which she was thinking Northern lights as she made it, but it turned into a "Texas Storm".
This little "Feathered Star" was made by Linda Parkhouse for the small quilt auction.
Lynnette Motz made this "Quilt-as-you-go" quilt for her grand daughter's graduation gift.
Here is the back side.
Robyn Maas made this "One Block Wonder" quilt in Barb Kuhlman's class at Seams Like Home.
It had a nice back too.
Susie Coates came today, & showed this really nice comfort quilt which she did the binding on. We don't know who quilted it, so speak up if it was you ! Jackie Carley thinks it may have been one of her tops.
Harmony Moser made a Bass quilt for her husband, adapted from a Lisa Moore pattern.
This is Leslie Strand, visiting from Southern Illinois. She had participated in an Alaskan Shop Hop, & made this quilt with block patterns picked up from the shops.
Marilyn Marino, is another member of the Surface Design small group, & she showed a couple of discharge pieces. This one was using stamps & Soft Scrub
this one shibori style, wrapped & scrunched on a plastic pipe.
Mary Lee made this quilt, & may be donating it to someone in Eagle Alaska where they have had devastating floods from the Yukon river overflowing. Members were asked to think about donating household items like towels & sheets for flood victims.

Mary also showed this small quilt that was made for her from a Baggie Challenge, by Betty Bivins, in the "Calendar Girls" small group. Each member brought a baggie full of stuff (fabric, yarns, embellishments), & then the baggies were exchanged. Betty did the tree & view from Mary's from yard. then she surprised Mary by making this floral bouquet on the back.
Rosemary Slisz showed Comfort quilts:
above & below,top maker unknown, quilted by Kathy Malnek, binding by Lynnette Motz.
Donna Evans made this comfort quilt (&15 others this year).
Kay Fiero made this for comfort quilts.
Rosemary also showed this quilt top that she started last month at the Homer Retreat.
& she bought this "Summer Quilt" on a McCall's Quilt Tour of Guatemala. It is a top & back, no quilting or batting.
Pat Sims showed a jacket she bought at the Salvation Army's Art Auction last weekend. All of the art was made from items bought at the Salvation Army Thrift Store, then transformed by local artists into something new.
Here is the back. She will let me know the maker, & I will add the name here.
Kay Fiero went to an antique store in Reno recently, & bought this "Star & Crown" top.
Our president, Pam Harris got this Indonesian batik from her son, who traveled to Indonesia, & got to see this being made.
She also did some discharge with stamping, & brushing bleach gel on fabrics.

This was brown to start.
Nancy Freeborn got these packages of fabric from her son who went to Australia.

1 comment:

Anchorage Log Cabin Quilters said...

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