Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Calico Cutters Quilt Guild

How gorgeous is this? We have some of the best show and tell around at our guild. This is made by Ann Tumolo who took a work shop with Christine Morgan, using her chenille technique.

Here is another one Ann made, how fun! Ann has a great color sense in her quilting and in her clothing.

 Here is a close up of those lips...

This is another great quilt made by Betty Dix using a pattern from Bonnie Hunter. My picture of the whole quilt did not turn out but what a cool block! The centers of those stars are string pieced.

 February is our Demo meeting where members demonstrate a pattern or technique to small groups. You rotate to each teacher through the day. It is always fun and no matter how skilled you are, there is something to learn every year. This was a paper piecing lesson and I thought this star was very interesting.

This was really fun! Who knew you could make a necklace using some rope and fabric?

You can make it jewel length or....

or make it a little longer and put in some loops for interest.

Dimensional bow ties and flying geese, very simple and effective.

Some simple curved piecing by Ann who made those beautiful pillows. Can you find the dog fabric in there?

You can really sense the water in that fabric!

A disappearing nine patch demo. She also did it with a 4 patch, the wheels were turning!

A darling little card holder (pattern by Valorie Wells) that was a hit!

A good time for everyone and kudos to the ladies who made it a nice day.



  1. So many great goodie projects! :)

  2. Thanks for sharing and I love your new header. Lots of color!

  3. I missed all that fun! Got some work done though. I like that necklace. Might be fun to make with Maddie?

  4. What a load of neat stuff, love the necklace. I wish my local guild was worth belonging to.

  5. Your Guild sounds like a lot of fun!

  6. Was that all in just one day!!! Oh my golly! It all looks so wonderful and very inspiring!

  7. loved the show and tell, thanks

  8. It is wonderful to have so much inspiration and expertise available to you. Only problem is that you want to do everything!

  9. What fantastic projects. We used to have a similar thing at out Winter Picnic at guild. Now we do all charity quits at that event. I really miss all the sharing of techniques.
    Looks like a great day!

  10. what a fun day! thanks for sharing with us.

  11. wow an awesome guild you have full of talented women!
    the chenille project are really cool, I always love how they feel!
    the rope necklaces are very cool too, and what a great boutique item they would be.


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