Programs

Our quilting group strives to share knowledge and skills with everyone in the Louisville and Southern Indiana area who has an interest in quilting. Most classes, workshop, demos, and lectures are free for our members.

Sewing Machine & Basic Supplies include:

Sewing machine, manual, and tools
Extra needles (hand & machine)
Thread<
Bobbins
Pins
Scissors
Seam ripper
Rotary Cutter
Rulers
Small cutting board (12 x 18)
Iron and ironing surface
Extension cord<

Should a full size cutting mat or 24” ruler be required for a specific class, they will be provided by LNT.

Classes and Workshops for 2019:

IMPORTANT:  If Jefferson County Schools are closed or if they close early because of inclement weather on our meeting day, our meeting will be cancelled.

 

April 4, 2019  – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Demonstration of  a Double Wedding Ring Kit

Busy Lady Quilt Shop has graciously volunteered to demonstrate the Double Wedding Ring quilt. Kits will be available at the meeting for $26.99 each. No need to bring sewing machine or supplies.

Location The Jeffersonian 10617 Taylorsville Rd  Jeffersontown, Kentucky 40299

April 18, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm Maryhurst Bags

Bring your sewing machine and basic supplies and we will make tote bags for the girls at Maryhurst. Remember, sometimes the girls are forced to resort to trash bags in which to carry their belongings. Let’s help them to restore some dignity by making them a tote bag.
We will have all the fabric for your tote and will even have some kits cut out for you. We also have the instructions or you may whip up your own unique creation! Come join the fun!

Location The Jeffersonian 10617 Taylorsville Rd  Jeffersontown, Kentucky 40299

April 20, 2019 –  9 am – ?pm Guest Teacher Denise Stewart

Simple 7 Bargello class with Denise Stewart. Class starts at 9 am. There is a $20 fee for this class for members and $30 for non members  Your slot is saved after paying. See Debbie Bates about signing up. If you are planning on coming and not sewing that day, you still need to pay for your spot.

 

Cut each fat quarter into 5 strips 3 1/2 by 22 inches.

Location: Jeffersontown 2 Fire Dept.
Formerly McMahan Fire Dept.
4318 Taylorsville Rd. Louisville, KY 40220

May 2, 2019  – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm SKILLS SKOOL – Finishing your quilt

Skills School II, presented by our talented and knowledgeable members! Part II of our popular feature, “Finishing Your Quilt”.
The skills presented in this “Skills School”:
Prairie Points
Scalloped Edges
Facing the Quilt
Faux Piping
Blocking a Quilt
Making Continuous Binding
Joining Binding with a Flat Seam
Pieced Bindings
And maybe more!

Location The Jeffersonian 10617 Taylorsville Rd Jeffersontown, Kentucky 40299

May 16, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm Cuddle care

We will quilt all three layers as we simultaneously piece the strips on the quilt top. If interested in FMQ (beginners or experienced), let Debbie Hampton know since all fabric and batting will be provided. Bring your sewing machine, walking or FMQ foot, basic sewing supplies and a brown bag lunch.

Location The Jeffersonian 10617 Taylorsville Rd Jeffersontown, Kentucky 40299

June 6, 2019  – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm STATE Fair info

Once again, our beloved fellow members Susan Hoferkamp, Textile Department Superintendent, and her colleague Pam Shartzer, will be her to speak to us on the ins and outs of entering our quilts in this year’s Kentucky State Fair. Bring any questions you might have and you are sure to come away with all the information you need. The fair this year runs from August 15 through August 25.

Location The Jeffersonian 10617 Taylorsville Rd Jeffersontown, Kentucky 40299

June 20, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm QOV

Join us as we get together to piece the top for our annual Quilt of Valor, made to honor a local serving military member or veteran at presentation later in the year. Pattern, instruction, and material provided. Please bring your basic sewing supplies (listed below) and a medium blending thread (quilt will be red, white, and blue), and your brown bag lunch.

Location The Jeffersonian 10617 Taylorsville Rd Jeffersontown, Kentucky 40299

July 4, 2019 – No Night Meeting for July

July 18, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm Quilted Joy for Cuddle Care

July 28, 2019 –  Children’s Quilt Show

3rd Annual Children’s Quilt Show

 

The Louisville Nimble Thimbles Quilt Guild is sponsoring the third annual Children’s Quilt Show featuring the talent and unique creativity of our local youth. All kids 17 years and younger are invited to display a quilt they have made. Quilt design and technique are totally up to the participant. The only requirement is that the quilt must be finished. Participants may receive all the help they need.

 

Here is the flier for the 2019 Children’s Quilt Show which includes registration instructions.

Date: July 28, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: Jeffersontown 2 Fire Dept.
Formerly McMahan Fire Dept.
4318 Taylorsville Rd. Louisville, KY 40220

August 1, 2019 – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  LNT Birthday Party

August 15, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm TBD

September 5, 2019 – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm TBD

September 19, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm Cuddle Care

October 3, 2019 – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm TBD

October 17, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm TBD

November 7, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm TBD

November 21, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm TBD

December 6, 2019 – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Christmas Party