July 2017 Meeting

Demo stations were set up in the meeting room for this month's CBQ meeting. Demonstrations and how-to advice was found all around! Many thanks to our Hostess Committee; including Kate S., Kaye H., and Barb H. ... [Continue Reading]

June 2017 Meeting

Tony Jacobson shared tips about preparing quilts for show presentation in his "Fair Quilts" presentation. He brought along lots of lovely quilts as examples. Two guests, Violet and Bonnie, were welcomed at this month's meeting. Our hostess committee, including Marilyn D., Janet C., and Marilyn G., treated us to goodies and drinks. Luella delivered 68 baby quilts in May.  That makes our ... [Continue Reading]

May 2017 Meeting

Our May meeting was sweetened by this month's Hostess Committee, including Merle S., Pat K., and Annette W. We were entertained by Marilyn G.'s presentation on String Quilts. We saw many examples of the lovely way string-pieced blocks can enhance a quilt. Next month Tony Jacobson will talk about Fair Rules. There will also be all-day sewing before the meeting, starting at 9:00 am. Take a ... [Continue Reading]

Fabric Storage

Judy Trask likes to store her fabric on "mini bolts." She cuts a 20” x 30” foam board into eight smaller 7.5” x 10” pieces. She then takes her cut of fabric and folds it in quarters lengthwise (first fold as it came from the store, then fold so selvages and center fold meet), and  wraps it around one of the small boards. When she gets to the end of the fabric, she tucks it under and then she ... [Continue Reading]

April 2017 Meeting

We enjoyed a presentation by Rob Freeman of Black Border Quilts, at our April meeting. The Hostess Committee, including Pat K., Annette W., and Elaine N., provided refreshments. ... [Continue Reading]