Friday, August 23, 2013

August Quilt Group @ Vicki's 2013

Vicki was our host this month.
It was the start of school and also the start of Vicki's Retirement!
She started out the evening showing us the blocks she put together from her retirement party.
Her friends each designed a quilt block.
She added the boarders.  
The quilt is well on it's way.
It will be a real keepsake from her teaching years.

Vickie made these cute cover-ups out of a beach towel. She made two for her twins.

It was good to see Maryann this month.
She has had to stay down after foot surgery but has been keeping her hands very busy.
These cute  stuffed animals for
 "Cactus Patcher 's".
They want to make 75 different toys to donate for Christmas.

Maryann is finishing this quilt for a donation for "Peg's Project".

Maryann has been in a wheelchair for a few months and started making
See will add some hexagons to this quilt to "embellish"  it will be awesome. 

More Hexagons from Maryann.

Maryann demonstrated reverse applique .
Makes perfect circles!

Glenna brought 6 quilts.
Made by Glenna and her girls.
Easy Easy
5 inch squares Glued on a fabric (mark fabric first)
batting and back
Quilt with walking foot 1/4 inch along each block

Debbie finished the blocks on her String Quilt
Love these colors.

Debbie has 5 new grand babies coming this year and she is getting a start on blankets and Burp Cloths 

Debbie's Humpty Dumpty Quilt.
Brick Pattern is perfect for Humpty Dumpty 

Debbie says this her 1st quilt for Her.
The Louisiana Pattern
 We call it
Patriotic Pinwheels.

Kathee's  Blue and Yellow Table Runner

Kathee made this adorable baby quilt from
Donna's Scraps
"Quilter's are the Nicest People"

Kathee is making birthday pillowcase for her family
Look at all this cute birthday fabrics she found.

Mary Ann  finished this quilt call
"Spin Cycle"
Most of the fabrics are from her stash
Good Job Mary Ann!

Who doesn't love a Red and White Quilt?
Here  is another fabulous one from Jan
She wanted  to wait until it was quilted for a picture but we had to have a picture now.
The "Flying Geese are in perfect formation.

Jan also made a couple of Pinwheel quilts
2 -5 inch squares  one print one solid
Sew 1/4 inch around the entire block (she did string Piecing on all 4 sides)
Cut on the diagonal both ways
4 -1/2 square triangles =one block

Jan was brilliant to take her Eye Spy Blocks (6 1/2 inch)
did the same pinwheel block as above and made a fun Eye Spy Quilt top.

Yes Jan has bee busy.
Jelly Roll Race Quilt Made at the retreat
Great collection for a Jelly Roll Race.

JoAn's Spider Web Quilt made with string piecing
the Backgroud is orange Polka Dot and it really makes a fun quilt.
Another  quilt made from JoAn's stash

Jeanene is not bragging but she could.
She made 25 of these blocks (started at the retreat)
6 Flying Geese in each block

Jeanenes work is always so precise.
 This is going to be an awesome Quilt.

Jeanene is the only one that brought her Garden Quilt to show.
She is getting really close to being finished.

Another "Beauty" in the works

Jeanene's  Bow Ties Quilt have a vintage look to them with the pink background.
Looks like it could be your Grandmother's but New.

Peg has been busy with helping with a new
Grand baby Girl.
She is finishing this sweet for Baby Reese

Peg Started this quilt one day and brought this to quilt group the next day.
Another  Wonderful  Sting Quilt in these Great colors

Vicki made some tasty
Apple Treats
#in honorofschoolstarting for dessert.

These Apple Smiles would be fun for the kids

We honored two of our ladies having Birthday's.
JoAn's birthday was this very day. 
She choose to go to Quilt Group for her Birthday
Peg Celebrated the 60th #inabigway Last week.
Happy Birthday to Two Awesome Ladies
Thanks Vicki for a wonderful Evening together .

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