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February 7, 2019 – Skills School

Skills School has always been a popular LNT program.  Tonight’s list of skills included:  choosing colors and shades, joining pre-quilted blocks, basting a quilt without crawling on the floor, and using the Nimble Thimbles Website. Sometimes the difference between a nice safe quilt design and a unique, exciting one is a simple change in the […]

January 17, 2019 – Cuddle Care

Debbie and the Cuddle Care Committee were their very organized selves, as usual, and had prepared a table full of pastel strips and paper squares for making a variation on string blocks.  We sewed the strips diagonally onto the paper, then passed them to others who would the press and trim them.  (Sewing the fabric […]

January 3, 2019 – 1 Fish, 2 Fish

2019 is the beginning of a new year, and we had a large number present for this first of many exciting programs for the year.  Kim taught us the colorful “1 Fish 2 Fish Quilt Block”.  Thank you, Kim, for your preparations, for teaching the class, and for combining the blocks for a Cuddle Care […]

November 18, 2018 – “Quilters”

“Quilters” is a musical about the lives of American pioneer women based on the book “The Quilters: Women and Domestic Art” by Patricia Cooper and Norma Bradley Allen.  Last Sunday afternoon, several LNT members were both delighted and moved by this performance at Theatre Works of Southern Indiana. The first thing we noticed upon entering […]

November 15, 2018 – Fleece Blanket

In spite of frigid temperatures, ice, and no power in over 70,000 homes in the area, several members braved the elements to attend Marilou’s class on how to make a checkered Fleece Blanket with appliqués.  Making a cozy blanket while looking through the windows at a winter wonderland seemed quite suitable.  The only thing missing […]