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April 18, 2019 – Maryhurst Bags

Maryhurst – “Saving kids’ lives, strengthening families.” Maryhurst first opened their doors in 1843 as a home for girls who’d been mistreated and cast aside.  As they grew into the community and learned more about the needs of Kentucky’s most vulnerable kids and families, they added programs designed to prevent abuse, restore hope, and empower […]

April 4, 2019 – Wedding Ring

Our guest tonight was Jennifer Carter, owner of The Busy Lady Quilt Shop in Mt. Washington, Kentucky.  She showed us how to make a Double Wedding Ring using fusible interfacing to make the arcs – with no curved piecing!  Kits are available at her shop.  She also shared with us some new merchandise and quilting […]

March 21, 2019 – Log Cabin Layouts

The Log Cabin quilt pattern is one of the most beloved and recognized of quilt designs.  While it’s natural to assume that this traditional block originated in the United States during the pioneer days, similar designs have been found on ancient Egyptian mummies and in an English quilt predating 1830. Log Cabin quilts first made […]

March 16, 2019 – Stringtown Quilters’ Guild QDO

Several LNT members enjoyed a trip to Burlington, Kentucky, for the Stringtown Quilters’ Guild’s Quilters’ Day Out.  The event took place at the Boone County “Old Historic” Courthouse which has been repurposed as the Ferguson Community Center.  The Stringtown Quilters provided a nice quilt exhibit as well as a silent auction, some quilt guilds and […]

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 […]