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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 […]

November 15, 2018 – Fleece Blanket

In spite of frigid temperatures, ice, and no power in over 70,000 homes in the area, several members braved the elements to attend Marilou’s class on how to make a checkered Fleece Blanket with appliqués.  Making a cozy blanket while looking through the windows at a winter wonderland seemed quite suitable.  The only thing missing […]

October 18, 2018 – Holiday Table Topper

Although this is labeled a “holiday” table topper since the holidays are upon us, fabrics can be changed to make it suitable for any season.  First inspection of this table topper led me to believe it would be incredibly difficult, in spite of Susan W. trying to convince me otherwise.  However, following the “Susan W. […]

October 6, 2018 – Kentucky Museum Quilts

Several LNT members ventured to Western Kentucky University to view the exhibit Kaleidoscope:  Kentucky Museum Quilts.  Kaleidoscope showcases thirty rarely seen or previously unseen quilts.  Made in twenty-eight different patterns, they range in age from the 1820s through the 1970s.  While many of these quilts illustrate high levels of artistry, others are less accomplished in […]