Wednesday, December 22, 2010

October Meeting and Show and Tell

October Meeting was full of announcements and events including a guest speaker. Karen Al-Kharouf spoke representing "Think Pink". She talked about the awareness of Breast Cancer in Qatar. She reported on the the Quilt our Guild donated last year. The man who won the raffle donated it back.
Tammy from the Charity Committee giving Karen a donation check for Breast Cancer raised 3600 QR with our Lucky Draw quilt.
Lora showing a sample of what we can do for this next Challenge in May. The theme is "Nature". Inspiring us and letting us know more prizes this year.

Show and Tell Quilts........

Mahiran "Quilt As You Go" from Roberta's class

Mahiran Appliqued Quilt

Joan Sheep Quilt applique

Deborah Large random blocks quilt from kit

Maha Star Quilt

Maha Table Runner

Sue B. Halloween Wall Hanging

Sue B. Friendship Squares wall hanging

Quilters were asked what is your favorite tool and why so here are some of the Tool Sharing Ideas and Tips....

Kathleen shared this wooden lazy susan that you can put your mat on and turn to cut.

Janet shared this June Tailor Ruler that has slots in it to make cutting strips a breeze.

Julia shared this special Ruler with removeable pieces to help with calculations and accurancy. See picture below for website.

Other tools shared but not pictures from Sue R. were circular bobbin holder, a roller to press seams and special curved scissors.

Joan doing a great demo on making bias tape for fun designs for Quilt Blocks.

Sample block
Tools used

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