March Show and Tell included a wonderful variety of pieces sewn and knit. 

Speaker Karen Johnson Fibre artist

We enjoyed hearing about what inspired Karen and how she took that inspiration and turned it into fabric art.

February: A delightful variety of donation quilts by Ellie, Moreen, Corisande and Gail.

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Irene Harvalias led a workshop to show us how to make interesting blocks out of strata of five 2.5″ strips.  Some people used jelly rolls and others used scraps.  We all started with the same process to produce quarter blocks.  These were then assembled into one of three patterns; Diamond, Cross or Pinwheel.

After choosing our block type we sewed them together.  When jelly rolls or full width of fabric (WOF) were used the quarter blocks could be put together in a way that emphasized the pattern.  The results were wonderfully varied.

At the January Show and Tell we enjoyed seeing a variety of projects

Our Christmas Party with Show and Tell

Speaker Stacy Day   Stacy in Stitches

Stacy entertained us with stories as she talked about the inspiration for the quilts in her book “Child’s Play”.  It was delightful to see how her colours and techniques worked together to make beautiful quilts both children and adults would love to have.