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March 7, 2019 – Mini Table Runner Using Fusible Grid

Many of our members were unfamiliar with fusible grid, which can make using small squares so much faster and more manageable than individual piecing.  This mini table runner President Bill showed us was SEW easy!  First we cut out the pieces according to the pattern, then pressed them on to the fusible side of the […]

February 23, 2019 – LNT at Quilters’ Day Out

The last Saturday of February each year, Quilters’ Day Out, is a day for quilters and quilt lovers to come together to celebrate our love of all things quilting.  This year’s QDO was at the Paroquet Conference Center in Shepherdsville, and the Thimbles were all over the place! The LNT Boutique at Quilters’ Day Out […]

February 21, 2019 – Wonky Square in a Square

Although this appears to be a very difficult block, it really isn’t, as long as one follows the directions.  This technique starts with four different colored squares.  After cutting and sewing per wonky directions, each participant will end up with four Wonky Square in a Square blocks.  Some beautiful first squares were created. And some […]

February 9, 2019 – Paws with Purpose

Brenda brought a special quilt to our last meeting in January.  She made it for Forest, the service dog belonging to one of the veterans who received a Quilt of Valor at our last QOV Ceremony.  That veteran shared pictures of Forest and the quilt with Paws with Purpose, who then posted it on their […]

February 7, 2019 – Skills School

Skills School has always been a popular LNT program.  Tonight’s list of skills included:  choosing colors and shades, joining pre-quilted blocks, basting a quilt without crawling on the floor, and using the Nimble Thimbles Website. Sometimes the difference between a nice safe quilt design and a unique, exciting one is a simple change in the […]

January 17, 2019 – Cuddle Care

Debbie and the Cuddle Care Committee were their very organized selves, as usual, and had prepared a table full of pastel strips and paper squares for making a variation on string blocks.  We sewed the strips diagonally onto the paper, then passed them to others who would the press and trim them.  (Sewing the fabric […]

January 2019 – APQS Interview With Cuddle Care Chair

Last fall APQS interviewed our own Cuddle Care Chair, Debbie Hampton and posted it on the APQS.com website. Below is the interview: When you’ve got a steady stream of babies arriving at the NICU, it can be hard to keep us with the demand for isolette quilts.  But Debbie Hampton is up to the task […]

January 3, 2019 – 1 Fish, 2 Fish

2019 is the beginning of a new year, and we had a large number present for this first of many exciting programs for the year.  Kim taught us the colorful “1 Fish 2 Fish Quilt Block”.  Thank you, Kim, for your preparations, for teaching the class, and for combining the blocks for a Cuddle Care […]

December 6, 2018 – Christmas Party

The Christmas Dinner is always a great time when members bring their favorite dishes and we sit around and eat and relax and eat and laugh and eat some more.    Luann thanked the 2018 LNT board and welcomed others who will serve in 2019. Door prizes are always a hit! Thanks to Cuddle Care […]

November 18, 2018 – “Quilters”

“Quilters” is a musical about the lives of American pioneer women based on the book “The Quilters: Women and Domestic Art” by Patricia Cooper and Norma Bradley Allen.  Last Sunday afternoon, several LNT members were both delighted and moved by this performance at Theatre Works of Southern Indiana. The first thing we noticed upon entering […]