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.

 

February 20, 2019  – 9 am – 5 pm – QDO Pricing Day

Location The Jeffersonian 10617 Taylorsville Rd  Jeffersontown, Kentucky 40299

February 21, 2019  – 10 am – 2 pm – Wonky square in a square by Luann Johnson

Supplies:

four 12-15″ fabric squares, 2 light and 2 dark
Ruler, cutting board, iron, ironing pad, machine, and other sewing supplies
You will end up with four blocks which will be 3-4” smaller than your original squares.   You can later make these blocks into a small quilt by adding sashing and border, or you may want to use this easy technique to make additional blocks for a larger quilt.

 

Location The Jeffersonian 10617 Taylorsville Rd  Jeffersontown, Kentucky 40299

 

February 22, 2019  – QDO Setup

February 23, 2019  – Quilter’s Day Out

 

 

“A Gathering of the Guilds”

Saturday, February 23, 2019

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Paroquet Springs Conference Centre

395 Paroquet Springs Drive

Shepherdsville, KY 40150

Featured Quilter – Lora Nale

2019 Challenge Theme

Two-Color Quilts”

Featured Guild

Future Federal Retirees Quilting Guild

(This group’s mission is to provide quilts for veterans.)

Free Presentations/Demos/Lectures

Guild and Vendor Booths

Admission: $6/person plus gift for this year’s chosen charity,

the Bullitt County Humane Society.

(cash, check, Feeders Supply gift card, or item(s) from the list)

Concessions available.

Children age 12 and under free.

More information at www.QuiltersDayOut.com

Co-chairs Vivian Armstrong 502-439-2830 vivian.b.armstrong@gmail.com

Susan Lance 502-264-3542 SKL@bardstowncable.net

 

 

 

 

 

March 7, 2019  – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Table Runner with Bill Briggs

We will be making a mini table runner or “dresser scarf” using a fusible grid that will be provided Supplies: Coordinating fabrics as shown in the sample pictures

Focus fabric (4 center squares) – cut 5” x 5” – cut 4 Triangles (on the edges) – cut 3 – 5” x 5” squares and sub cut each in half to make 6 triangles.
Sashing (around the center squares) – cut 16 – 1 ¾ “x 5” o Accenting corner squares – cut 13 – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8”
¼ yard of fabric for the binding
1/3 yard of fabric for the backing
1/3 yard of batting o Applique pressing sheet
Sewing machine & basic supplies)

Location The Jeffersonian 10617 Taylorsville Rd  Jeffersontown, Kentucky 40299

March 21, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm Log Cabin taught by Susan Wolfe

One of the features of the Log Cabin is the versatility of the squares. A mixture of light and dark strips create a unique pattern. The intensity of the colors you select add to the overall finished product.

 

Supplies:

Basic Log Cabin Throw – Choose two (2) colors that complement, but will contrast with each other*. Decide which will be the light color and which will be the dark color.

From the Light color – cut 20 strips – 2” by WOF

From the Dark color – cut 25 strips – 2” by WOF

OR

Advanced Log Cabin Throw – Choose two (2) colors that complement, and select three different degrees of color for each of the two (2) colors*. For example: a light, medium and dark of the light color; and a light, medium and dark of the dark color.

From the lightest light – cut 3 strips – 2” by WOF

From the medium light – cut 7 strips – 2” by WOF

From the darkest light – cut 10 strips – 2” by WOF

From the lightest dark – cut 5 strips – 2” by WOF

From the medium dark – cut 8 strips – 2” by WOF

From the darkest dark – cut 12 strips – 2” by WOF

* Please do not select yellow and red as your two colors. Pair these colors with some other color.

You will need basic sewing supplies with a neutral thread, but you can leave your irons at home.

Location The Jeffersonian 10617 Taylorsville Rd  Jeffersontown, Kentucky 40299

April 4, 2019  – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm TBD

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

May 2, 2019  – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm TBD

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

June 6, 2019  – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm TBD

June 20, 2019 –  10 am – 2 pm TBD

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