Saturday, December 23, 2017

December 21 Show and Tell

Barbara showed row 1 of her Roosting Row quilt challenge.

This is row 2 of Barbara's challenge.

This is row 3.

Regina showed this comfort quilt.

This is another comfort quilt.
Harmony created this quilt for her soon to arrive first grandchild. The prospective parents requested an animal theme with yellow and green colors.

Harmony and her husband travel in an RV so she does a lot of handwork  since they often don't have electrical hook-ups.

Jackie made this single Irish chain quilt with her Christmas fabric scraps.

Jackie also made a bed for her grand-dog.

The pattern of this quilt made by Jeanette is called "7-11".

This crazy-quilt-wanna-be is actually a whole cloth fabric which Jeanette quilted.

Jeanette calls this quilt "Sudoku" because of the fabric arrangement.

We were delighted by Jetta's creativity. She made a narrow Christmas tree for her sister who has limited space.

Barbara is showing a table topper that Kate made.

Kate made this Christmas wall-hanging.

Kate showed another wall-hanging. She hand pleated the green background to add texture.

Kate made this Christmas table runner.

This is a table topper made by Kate.

Kay showed the kid's comfort quilt which she made for a military child.

Linda loves owls and worked on this appliqué quilt at her cabin.

Lynne made this beautiful quilt as a wedding gift for her niece.

This is a Teddy Bear quilt which Mary made. Below are more of Mary's Teddy Bear quilts--donations  for the Teddy Bear Tea during which the guild distributes small quilts and stuffed animals to social service agencies in Anchorage which deal with children.

Peggy's step-daughter's dog Linus is replicated in this quilt.

Ruthe made this kid's comfort quilt for a military child. The back is shown below.

Ruthe is explaining that she used a left-over block to make this Teddy Bear quilt.

After show and tell, Marilyn explained the process for making fabric flowers.

This is a flower in progress.

Bonnie show flowers which she made in a similar technique but using fabric strips. Her yellow flower is a perfect center for the one Rena made following Marilyn's instructions.

Friday, November 17, 2017

November 16 Program and Show and Tell

During the guild's program meeting, members showed quilts and fiber art pieces to demonstrate the theme, "What? Not cotton?".

Glenda showed a small wall-hanging created as the result of a guild retreat class on burning holes in synthetic fabric.

Glenda showed this quilt made with polyester fabric.

Kate demonstrated her process of using ties to make Dresden plate blocks.

Katy's talents of quilting on leather are shown above and in the following two photos.

Kay showed this crazy quilt and the one pictured below. Both were made using polyester and wool fabrics.

Kay made this wall hanging mostly from silk dupioni.

Linda made this appliqué quilt using wool.

This bow tie quilt made by Linda used silk ties.

Linda made this silk tie quilt for her husband's retirement.

Linda made this wool quilt for her father-in-law.

Marilyn showed a "Sugan" cowboy quilt made of wool squares and hand tied.

After the program, members showed their recent quilt projects.

Delberta showed a child's quilt she made using a pattern she found on the "freebie" table.

These quilts were made for JBER children under age 6 whose parents have recently been deployed. It is a project sponsored by the Armed Services YMCA.

Lynne showed a string quilt she made.

Nellie made this wall-hanging for her military son.

Ruth showed a quilt which started as a table runner but grew.