Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tacoma Workshop 11.14.18

Tacoma Lakes Quilters met for an all-day workshop taught by Pres. Barb. This is just a quickie snap shot of our day. Finished rugs and names will be next posting but I wanted to give you a bird's eye view of the fun the gals were having. Many others were doing their own thing. 










Until............

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Tacoma Lake Quilters November 7, 2018

Our business meeting followed a very successful Quilt Show that our chapter held. We spent most of our time playing 'catch up' of the things that needed discussion and decisions.  And of course Show 'n Tell is always, 'one of our favorite things' each meeting. Plus we held 3 demos. Sit back and enjoy again the wonderful creations of our members. 

SHOW 'N TELL

 Ann W - 'Library Challenge' 
Piece of Cake 
Thimbleberry Guide for Weekend Quilts
by Lenette Jensen

 Beth F - "The Witch is In'
Beth F - 'Unit block'
4 1/2" x 2 1/2" rectangles 
 Carol T - Pin Cushions - chickens
 Carol T - Snowman Garland
 BJ Lam - 'Watermelon Tourmeline'
BJ Lam - Xmas Tree wall hanging 
BJ Lam - Quilts of Valor panel quilt 
 Bea M - Baby quilt
 Janet C - For Hospice House 
 Janet C - UFO 'Yellow Brick Road
with Japanese fabrics
 Karen R - Beach Quilt for her Kids
scrappy quilt from their clothes ...
She make 3 exactly alike so there's no competition. 
Janice C - UFO's
Candle Mat 
 Janice C - UFO - Table Runner
Janice C - UFO - Table runner 
 Judy L - UFO Machine embroidery mat
'Cut Flowers' by Kansas Troubles Quilters 
Betty L- 'Gerard the Giraffe"
Sweetbriarsisters.com 
Jona - UFO'S  (next 6)
Scrap Quilt #1 
 Jona - Scrap Quilt - Triangles #2
Jona - Jelly Roll - #3 
Jona - Triangle #4 
Jona - Quilt from daughters dresses
#5 
 Jona - "Cupcakes " from Moda #6
Donna M - Table cloth with Napkins 
 DEMO'S
Folding Fat Quarters - Judy R and Pam M(missed her pic)
 Installing Zippers - Barb
Walking Foot - Kathy 
We love the demo's there are always little tidbits that you did not know. Great job gals!!
Until next time............

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Tacoma Lakes Meeting October 17, 2018

Wednesday's meeting was designated as a workshop meeting for work with the AccuCutter, but we did discuss a small amount of business, primarily wrap up from our recent quilt show. All of our beautiful quilts are featured in the previous post, so have a look.

We have Show and Tell at every meeting, enjoy.


 BettyL made two more quilts for donation to NICU. Betty is a regular contributor to this charity effort.



 Laura's tablerunners

 Diane worked on a Tumblers quilt for her son.

 SueC's casserole holder

 Janet's Courthouse Square

 Janet also finished a UFO, Jeepers Creepers Where Did You Get Those Peepers

 BethD's Delectable Mountains, a pattern from Eleanor Burns

 Carol made a basketful of Sock Snowmen for her church sale.

 Carol's Christmas tree skirt

Monday, October 15, 2018

TACOMA LAKES QUILTERS SHOW OCTOBER 2018

If you missed the show we held this weekend please sit back and enjoy the beauty of the creations by our members. There are 100+ entries

 SUE AND SALLY, CO-CHAIRS 
along with all our members who 
put many hours in to make this show successful!

 ENJOY THE QUILTS 




THIS WAS 'BEST OF SHOW' BY SALLY
"Blocks Galore"














































































 KOLEEN PAINCHARD
who lost her battle with cancer - special exhibit in her honor.
 #1
 #2
#3
 #4

 #5
 #6

 




 Special display of 'old things' 
 Many winners of Quilters Walk....about 30 entries.

 Sally winner of 'Best of Show'
"Blocks Galore"
ROBERT SIMARD, winner of  'scrap crystals' quilt made and donated by Koleen Painchard . 
Designed  by Bonnie Hunter of 'Quiltville'

WONDERFUL SHOW....WE HAVE ONE EVERY TWO YEARS...SO WILL SEE YOU IN 2020 HOPEFULLY.