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December 7, 2017 – Christmas Party

The last meeting for the year began with delicious food provided by LNT members, in a festive room decorated by Angelique and her committee, and with walls covered with Rudolph Christmas Tree quilts made by members for the children at Norton’s Hospital.  Some of the quilts can be seen in the pictures below – kind […]

November 11, 2017 – Girl Scouts and Yo-yo’s

LNT members were privileged to again be participants in the annual Girl Scouts Festival of Arts yesterday.  We taught a wonderful group of Cadet Scouts, and their leaders, to make the old-fashioned yo-yo’s, which were transformed into pins.  We always enjoy this event, and you can tell by the smiles that they did, too! The […]

November 2, 2017 – Origami Dresden Plate

Tonight Susan taught us how to make the flower center for a dresden plate by making a folded (origami) flower out of fabric.  Some of us were a bit more challenged than others, but with Susan’s patient assistance, we ended up with lovely flowers to use as centers of our dresden plates. The next step […]

October 19, 2017 – Thread Painting

Just seeing the many awesome pieces of art Barbara Rogers has created made this a memorable  meeting, even before we tried thread painting ourselves. Click on the link below to watch Barbara thread painting. Barbara Thread Painting       Barbara keeps on hand pictures of subjects and colors, such as this grasshopper, for inspiration. A […]

October 5, 2017 – Stencil Discharge Dye; Meeting

Susan showed how to create some beautiful fabrics using a bleaching agent and a stencil to remove the dye on pre-dyed fabric.  The bleached patterns can then be enhanced with colored pencils, water colors, paint, or markers.  Thanks, Susan, for enlightening us with this bleaching process!      Libby, our newest member, won the strip […]

September 24, 2017 – Children’s Quilt Show

The first ever Children’s Quilt Show was a new opportunity for LNT to fulfill their purpose as stated in our by-laws:  “The purpose of LNT shall be to promote the art of quilt making through an active program of education and study, and to preserve our quilting heritage and traditions.”  Young people, 17 years old […]

September 21, 2017 – Meeting

For our last Cuddle Care meeting of the year, Marilou, guild member and owner of The Needle Arts Center, shared her original pattern for a Rudolph Christmas Tree.  Many members finished sewing the strips together and will cut it into a tree shape before appliquéing on a background fabric to quilt.  Pictured are some of […]

September 7, 2017 – Jane Adolf, Modern Quilter

It was our pleasure to have Jane Adolf, a local modern quilter, present our program.  She shared with us, through both a slide presentation and a trunk show of her quilts, some of the elements that define modern quilting and examples of how traditional quilting has been reinterpreted.  As you view her quilts, you will […]

September 7, 2017 – Sew and Tell

Sew and Tell is always and exciting part of our meetings!  Not only were some fabulous items shared, but the meeting continued with an incredible presentation by modern quilter Jane Adolf.  Jane’s work is a blog entry of its own, so check back to see her amazing work in the next blog. It is obvious […]