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October 3, 2019 – Kite in a Square

Thanks to Susan W. for teaching this class on making a Kite in a Square.  Each completed square looks like a kite, and four can be arranged in various ways to make the blocks. This is just one of the many possible layouts. Sew and Tell Angelique’s Christmas Tree wall hanging Kim’s Jelly Roll Race […]

September 19, 2019 – Cuddle Care

At the last Cuddle Care meeting members made squares utilizing the Quilt-As-You-Go technique.  At this meeting members were shown how to add a sashing to complete quilts for the Children’s Hospital. Thanks to Debbie for taking pictures in my absence.  She sent several photos of members hard at work.  Please take note of the seam […]

September 5, 2019 – Reverse Applique

If you attended this year’s Quilters’ Day Out or the Kentucky State Fair, you may have seen this amazing reverse appliqué zebra by Tamila Johnson-White.  We were fortunate to have Tamila share with us at our first meeting in September.  She provided several examples of needle turned and raw edge reverse appliqué techniques, and explained […]

August 15, 2019 – Photo to Art Quilting

LNT member Barbara is very skilled at creating beautiful art pieces from favorite pictures.  The cardinal was created from a picture on the cover of a National Geographic magazine.  Notice how she added shading with differed colored thread. Barbara is working on an art quilt of her home, with a fence in the foreground and […]

August 2, 2019 – History Stitched in Quilts

Several LNT members enjoyed an outing to the Filson Club to hear this program given by LNT member Maureen Lane, who is the Filson’s Museum Registrar and Exhibits Coordinator.  Maureen shared information on quite a few quilts based on the patterns, materials, methods, and technologies of the day, as well as personal narratives of the […]

July 28, 2019 – Children’s Quilt Show

The LNT Third Annual Children’s Quilt Show was a grand event!  Several young people, aged 17 and under, displayed their quilts, receiving many “oohs” and “aahs” from attendees.  The talent and creativity of our local youth is quite inspiring! The puzzle table was a favorite place for many to “hang out” during the afternoon. Debbie […]

August 1, 2019 – LNT Birthday Party

The first Thursday in August is traditionally the time for celebrating the birthday of Louisville Nimble Thimbles.  This year was extra special because it is LNT’s 40th birthday!  We celebrated with loads of food and special guests who were members 40 years ago during the founding of LNT. Sew-and-Tell Kim has gone to town with […]

July 25, 2019 – Cuddle Care Bind-A-Thon

The Cuddle Care Bind-A-Thon was a huge success.  This could not have been possible without 1) the planning of our esteemed Cuddle Care Committee, and 2) the graciousness of the Sewing and Vacuum Authority at 8118 Preston Highway who allowed us to use their private sewing room for the day, and even provided lunch!  The […]

July 18, 2019 – Cuddle Care-A-Thon

Every year we are so fortunate that member Angela Huffman makes her quilting studio, Quilted Joy, available to LNT members for a day of quilting many of the tops we’ve made for the babies and children at Norton’s Children’s Hospital.  The day before, the Cuddle Care Committee and helpers loaded the long arm machines with […]