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July 15, 2020 -LNT Drop-Off and Pick-Up

Even though we aren’t having in-person meetings, many members participated in this outdoor event at the Jeffersonian to either drop off things they need to give or pick up from LNT. Cuddle Care received 22 completely finished Cuddle Care quilts which are ready to be delivered to the babies and children at Children’s Hospital.  We […]

June 4, 2020 – Block 1 of “Happiness is Quilting Together”

Thanks to Susan W. for creating this nine month mystery quilt project.  Tonight Susan H. taught us, via zoom, the first block.  Since there is some bias piecing, we learned that starch is our best friend.  We will be sewing a Block the Meeting each month via zoom until we can safely gather again. Piecefully […]

May 7, 2020 – Disappearing Hour Glass

We did it!  This was our first class taught via Zoom, and it was quite successful!  Thanks to Susan W. for being the technical director and to Barbara R. for teaching the Disappearing Hour Glass block.  There are quite a few ways the basic instructions and layout can be adapted to make other equally beautiful […]

May 4, 2020 – Seven Weeks of I-SEW-lation

It’s been quite a spring!  With most of us self-isolating safely inside our homes, there has been time to complete some of our UFOs (UnFinished Projects). Susan Hatton finished several tops that are now waiting to be quilted.  One is mostly scraps and found border material in stash.  Another is a UFO from a Donna […]

March 5, 2020 – T-Shirt Quilts

Thanks to Barb Rumple for presenting the program on T-Shirt Quilts.  She explained the process she uses from start to finish, and shared many tips on how she addresses different issues from cutting and stabilizing the shirts to layout and quilting. Barb shared several quilts she has made.  She used t-shirts on front and on […]

February 22, 2020 – Quilters’ Day Out

Quilters’ Day Out (QDO) is an annual gathering of the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society’s District 6 guilds to celebrate our love of all things quilting.  This year’s QDO was held at Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville on Saturday, February 22. Louisville NimbleThimbles always has a guild booth and a boutique at QDO.  At the […]

February 20, 2020 – KHQS President’s Challenge- Churn Dash

Each year the President of the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society presents a challenge to its members.  The challenge for 2019 was The Churn Dash; submissions needed to include at least one recognizable churn dash block.  Presentation included information on why the artists chose their design and the technique(s) used in making the quilts. Thanks to […]

February 18, 2020 – QDO Pricing Day

The sole fundraiser for Louisville Nimble Thimbles is our boutique at Quilters’ Day Out, an annual gathering of the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society’s District 6 guilds to celebrate our love of all things quilting.  Our boutique helps provide much needed funding for LNT activities such as our instructional programs, the annual Children’s Quilt Show, and […]

February 6, 2020 – Pillow Topper

Thanks to Brenda C. for teaching us how to make Pillow Toppers so we can change our pillows according to the season. Congratulations to Brenda F. for being the first one to finish. SEW AND TELL Debbie H. – Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Polly – two quilts for her grandson Sandy – paper […]