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August 2, 2018 – Happy 39th Birthday Party

Louisville Nimble Thimbles is 39 years old this August, so we celebrated with our annual Birthday Party.  And what a party it was!  Everyone brought their favorite pot luck dish, and there was the usual overabundance of food.  The organizing committee required that a birthday party hat be worn in order to access the food […]

July 29, 2018 – Children’s Quilt Show

This year’s 2nd Annual Children’s Quilt Show featured amazing quilts from 20 of the area’s younger quilters.  The quality of their work, especially considering this was a first quilt for most, was quite impressive!  The participants and guests enjoyed refreshments and games during the afternoon.  We want to give a special thanks to the McMahon […]

July 26, 2018 – Sit-N-Sew

Well over a dozen members joined us for this annual day of quilting.  Some worked on Cuddle Care quilts, some worked to complete entries for the Kentucky State Fair, some worked on personal projects, and others worked on a little bit this and a little bit that. WELCOME NEW MEMBERS! Terrie poses with her friend […]

July 19, 2018 – Cuddle Care-A-Thon

This was an extremely productive (and fun) meeting!  THANK YOU to member Angela Huffman, owner of Quilted Joy, who again graciously donated her long arm quilting studio and staff to help LNT members quilt many quilt-tops to be given to Norton’s Children’s Hospital.  SPECIAL THANKS to Debbie Hampton, Debbie Hofelich, Bettye, Janet, and Angela for […]

July 5, 2018 – State Fair Information

“Everything you wanted to know about the Kentucky State Fair, but were afraid to ask.”  This would have been a perfect title for this meeting.  KY State Fair Textile Superintendent, Susan Hoferkamp, and her Textile Assistant, Pam Shartzer, shared information regarding quilt entries, special and new classifications, special days at the fair (LNT Day at […]

June 28, 2018 – Cactus Flower Class

  Fran Sargent, an excellent certified Judy Niemeyer instructor, led us in an all-day Cactus Flower class.  This was the first Judy Niemeyer experience for most of us, and Fran made the process simple enough that we experienced much success!  It was a productive and fun-filled day.  Thank you, Fran! Fran is demonstrating how to […]

June 27, 2018 – Fran Sargent Trunk Show

Fran Sargent, a certified Judy Niemeyer instructor, shared with us the many Judy Niemeyer quilts she has made.  They were absolutely amazing!  Fran is in town to teach a class for us tomorrow, and the quilts certainly increased our anticipation of the class.  I was able to find the name of about half the quilts, […]

June 21, 2018 Quilt of Valor

Thanks to Barbara and Bettye for planning our annual Quilt of Valor quilting day.  The quilt members worked on today will be presented to a veteran in a fall ceremony.  Thanks to the many who contributed to this quilt in honor of a veteran. SHOW AND TELL Piecefully yours, Luann

June 7, 2018 – Paper Piecing

Thanks to Debbie B. for teaching a Beginning Paper Piecing class to help us prepare for a workshop later this month.  Debbie will combine the blocks that were made into a quilt to share at a future meeting. SHOW AND TELL Jean finished her beautiful landscape quilt! JoAnn has been busy with a Cuddle Care […]

May 17, 2018 – Landscape Quilting

This class was a follow-up to the Nancy Zieman video on Landscape Quilting which was viewed at our last meeting.  Today’s class could easily be called “Landscape Quilting Made Easy”.  Using a picture of their choice for inspiration and instructions from Nancy Zieman and our instructor, Marilou, attendees created a landscape quilt hanging using only […]