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October 6, 2018 – Kentucky Museum Quilts

Several LNT members ventured to Western Kentucky University to view the exhibit Kaleidoscope:  Kentucky Museum Quilts.  Kaleidoscope showcases thirty rarely seen or previously unseen quilts.  Made in twenty-eight different patterns, they range in age from the 1820s through the 1970s.  While many of these quilts illustrate high levels of artistry, others are less accomplished in […]

Sept. 7, 2018 – Sew-and-Tell

JoAnn made these adorable quilts for two of her grandchildren. Kim’s “Barn Quilt” Sandy shared a possibly antique doily. Ann brought in this awesome cross-stitch quilt which was beautifully quilted by Angelique. Debbie used her left-over blocks to create this great quilt.  What a great idea! Some lucky little girl will love this paper doll […]

Sept. 7, 2018 – Double Diamond Demo

The Double Diamond Ruler is a fast way to add distinctive, dimensional diamonds for use in a multitude of projects, and I would call Susan our resident Double Diamond expert.  She not only showed the group how to use the special ruler, but helped everyone complete their sample.  Some of her Double Diamond projects – […]

August 16, 2018 – “Gift Box” Quilt Block

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!”  Robbie taught the cutest quilt block that looks like a gift.  Although the “wrapping paper” on the blocks can represent any holiday, we all chose Christmas.  The directions were simple enough that some people made several.  Thank you, Robbie, for teaching us this new block. . If […]

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 […]