Block Lotto – July 2020

Quilt as You Go is your challenge for July. Each kit has a square of batting and three colors. There are two ways to go about making your block. OPTION 1. Sew your scraps into a block that finishes about ~7x7. Lay your finished block over the batting. Quilt as desired. No need for backing … Continue reading Block Lotto – July 2020

Block Lotto – June 2020

Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to make a cactus or succulent inspired block. Design your own or take a peek at the resources below. You can put your cactus in a pot, add a flower or prickly pear, and I think these cactus block could lend themselves well to some embroidery … Continue reading Block Lotto – June 2020

April 2020 Meeting

We held our first online meeting. A recording of the meeting is posted to our private Facebook page, members can check it out there.  Here's the President's message and the slides from Kelly's presentation on creativity.    President's Message Like many of you, I have just completed my 7th week of physical distancing.  We, unfortunately, still don't … Continue reading April 2020 Meeting

Erin Dollar – Guest Speaker

Thank you to our Guest Speaker, Erin Dollar with Cotton and Flax, that has shared her path on how she became a textile designer.  She is a fabric designer for Robert Kaufman.  Her first fabric line, Arroyo, is in stores now!  Her new Fabric line, Balboa, will be shipping to stores starting in November!  Both lines are a linen … Continue reading Erin Dollar – Guest Speaker

Author Presentations – The Fussy Cut Sampler

Elisabeth Woo and Nichole Ramirez, authors of β€œThe Fussy Cut Sampler,” gave an amazing presentation at our June meeting! They brought a lot of examples of individual blocks utilizing their techniques, and it was fascinating to see all the detail and work involved in each block. They discussed how the book came about, the publishing … Continue reading Author Presentations – The Fussy Cut Sampler