October 19, 2017 – Thread Painting

Just seeing the many awesome pieces of art Barbara Rogers has created made this a memorable  meeting, even before we tried thread painting ourselves. Click on the link below to watch Barbara thread painting. Barbara Thread Painting       Barbara keeps on hand pictures of subjects and colors, such as this grasshopper, for inspiration. A […]

October 5, 2017 – Stencil Discharge Dye; Meeting

Susan showed how to create some beautiful fabrics using a bleaching agent and a stencil to remove the dye on pre-dyed fabric.  The bleached patterns can then be enhanced with colored pencils, water colors, paint, or markers.  Thanks, Susan, for enlightening us with this bleaching process!      Libby, our newest member, won the strip […]

September 24, 2017 – Children’s Quilt Show

The first ever Children’s Quilt Show was a new opportunity for LNT to fulfill their purpose as stated in our by-laws:  “The purpose of LNT shall be to promote the art of quilt making through an active program of education and study, and to preserve our quilting heritage and traditions.”  Young people, 17 years old […]

September 21, 2017 – Meeting

For our last Cuddle Care meeting of the year, Marilou, guild member and owner of The Needle Arts Center, shared her original pattern for a Rudolph Christmas Tree.  Many members finished sewing the strips together and will cut it into a tree shape before appliquéing on a background fabric to quilt.  Pictured are some of […]

September 7, 2017 – Jane Adolf, Modern Quilter

It was our pleasure to have Jane Adolf, a local modern quilter, present our program.  She shared with us, through both a slide presentation and a trunk show of her quilts, some of the elements that define modern quilting and examples of how traditional quilting has been reinterpreted.  As you view her quilts, you will […]

September 7, 2017 – Sew and Tell

Sew and Tell is always and exciting part of our meetings!  Not only were some fabulous items shared, but the meeting continued with an incredible presentation by modern quilter Jane Adolf.  Jane’s work is a blog entry of its own, so check back to see her amazing work in the next blog. It is obvious […]

August 2017 Kentucky State Fair – LNT Entries

LNT was well represented at the fair this year with numerous textile entries.  Take a look at our work! Best Machine Quilting on a Wall Hanging – Debbie Hampton Luann Johnson – Class 013 Wall Quilt – machine pieced, hand or machine quilted Bill Briggs – Class 013 Wall Quilt – machine pieced, hand or […]

August 21, 2017 – LNT Day at the Fair

LNT was well represented at the fair this week.  Workers at the LNT demo booth stitched away on Maryhurst bags and Cuddle Care quilts, with a time-out to observe the eclipse.  Lots of fair visitors stopped to talk with us about the things we were doing and ask questions about the guild. Several Maryhurst bags were […]

August 17, 2017 – Meeting

A guest shared this remarkable and well-preserved quilt made around 1865 by a relative.  It will be donated to the Jeffersontown Historical Museum. Member Barb Hutchison, owner of The Cozy Quilter, and Irene were there to teach us how to make a quilted lunch tote.  Once we learned the basic technique and process, it went very smoothly and was […]