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June 6, 2019 – State Fair Information Night

Susan Hofercamp and Pam Shartzer are always so willing to share Kentucky State Fair Information with the group.  There are a few changes every year, and this year was no exception.  One important change is that this year an exhibitor can have an entry in any number of departments (except Homebrew Beer) for $15.  (That’s […]

May 16, 2019 – Cuddle Care

The Cuddle Care Committee has outdone themselves again!  Today we learned the Quilt-As-You-Go technique.  The committee prepared the backing, batting, and strips for the blocks, and members just sewed away to make 16″ squares for the charity quilts. In addition to the sewers, there were also pressers and cutters who further prepared the blocks for […]

May 2, 2019 – Finishing Your Quilt

This evening was full of information and options for finishing your quilt.  If the basics for finishing a quilt were in a class called “Finishing Your Quilt 101”, then this would be “Finishing Your Quilt 102”.   We had a splendid time learning from each other and are anxious to try something different on our […]

April 20, 2019 – Bargello Class

Many thanks to Denise Carter for being our special guest instructor.  She has made many Bargello quilts and we appreciate her willingness to share with us. These are just a few of the Bargello quilts Denise has made. This is the bargello pattern she taught us today. To make a bargello quilt, strips are first […]

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 […]