Monday, August 22, 2016

TACOMA LAKES QUILT SHOW

TACOMA LAKES QUILT SHOW
October 15 & 16, 2016
Carrie Ricker School
10 AM to 4: PM
Over 100 quilts on display!!
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Free demonstrations daily
Lunch Available
Vendors
Members Sales Table
Raffle Quilt (pictured above)
Raffle Baskets
ADMISSION BY DONATION

SET YOUR DATES AND COME VISIT. 
YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tacoma - July 13

Tacoma held their summer picnic this past Wednesday.
 The following was Show 'n Tell. 
Always an enjoyment to see what the gals have created.

Sharon F -  ' DEER CAMP' 
A panel applique she was going to give away but 
her husband liked and she made it for him. 
 Koleen P - "DRESDEN BLOOM"
Edytar Sitar
Kat - "SPECIAL DESIGN BY KAT FOR HER
SON'S WEDDING.
Bride/groom/3 children.
She also made individual blocks for people to sign
that will be incorporated and then quilted. 
 Brenda - Vintage fabric jacket.
her own design
 Brenda
 Donna - Place mats using 'poppers'
Donna 
Draw string lined bags 
Barb D - MMQ Challenge
"OUTSIDE THE BOX"
She was to re-create pattern of focus fabric
in the machine quilting (3 photo's) 
 #2
#3 
 Barb - She was asked to dress this doll representing
Kansas Prairie 1880's
Her own pattern (2 photo's)
 Even this beautiful shawl.
 Betty L - Signed Squares for shower curtain. 

DON'T FORGET 
Preview Night July 28
Augusta Civic Center
Pine Tree Quilters Guild

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Tacoma - June 15, 2016

Tacoma Quilters of Litchfield held their last meeting of 2015-16. Our theme for today was 'VEGAS NIGHT'. We celebrated with bridal veils, strip poker (fabric 2 1/2") ...Our challenge quilts "Playing with a full deck of cards".  We are sharing a few of the highlights. It was a fun time for all.
PLAYING WITH A FULL DECK
CHAPTER CHALLENGE
Anne T - "Jack of Clubs"
Betty L - "Diamonds are a girls Best Friend" 
 Judy L - "King's Crown Pattern" 
based on King of Elvis
 Donna M - "4 Diamonds"
 Brenda P - "Queen of  Clubs" - Lady Golfers
Bea M - "Ace of Hearts" 
 Kat P - "Jack of Spades"

BRIDES OF THE DAY
 Donna M.,  Anne T.,  Brenda P.,  Carol T.,
SHOW 'N TELL
 Sue B. - Scrappy Rectangles - Jo Parrott
 Bucket Bags - class by Molly Hutchins
at ON BOARD FABRICS.
Anne T.,  Sharon R.,  Sue K.,  Donna M.,
 Donna M  - 'Piecing with Poppers Class' 
Table runner
Donna M  - Bed runner done with poppers.
Love her expression ...looks so queenly !! 
 Barb D -  Made for Alumni Class for a raffle
Scenes are embroidered in center.
One room school house and others
 Sandy K - Quilt made in blue/green for a special person.
 Helen G - "The Sebago tote" by Aunties Two (Pink)
"Pocket Parade Tote by Penny Sturgis (Orange)
 Koleen P - Bonnie Hunter design
5 blocks ...so far. 
 Koleen P - As a tribute to Rayna B. who gave scraps when she downsized. 
"Lego Blocks" will be fiinished 10" alternating horizontal and vertical.
Koleen P - "Eclectic Gypsy" one block done from Rayna's scraps
in a variety of sizes. Her own design...... will be set on point with
sashings and strings. These are out of her box but she is very
good at what she does and fun to see her creations. 
Koleen P. 
Australian Patwork & Quilting Pattern
"Postage stamp Stars" Piano key border with 9-patch
corners 1 1/2" finished squares.
Florals from Rayna's stash.
Close-up 
STRIP POKER
Ladies with their 2 1/2" strips of fabric
enjoying themselves as they deal the cards.
You could hear the excitement of the winners. 
Women are not quiet.!!! 
 ....oops 2 more brides that came in later.
Andrea and Ann W.




Until September 7 when we begin our new year.
CHECK OUT THE QUILT SHOW IN AUGUSTA


Friday, June 3, 2016

Tacoma - June 1, 2016

Tacoma Quilters of Litchfield met on this wonderful summer day. It is amazing how fast the year has gone as we wind down business as usual. It was a great meeting with lots of discussions. A demo was given by Barb D called 'double sided binding'. Show ' Tell is always popular. We have some very talented women. Enjoy!!
Anne T. - Clothing made with her own pattern.
Long tunic with an unusual collar and a long vest.
 Donna M. - 'Baffle quilt'
Red/white with Kate Nelligan fabric
 Red/green/blue
Donna M. - Strip Quilt 
 Donna M. - Burb Bibs
 Betty L. - Quilt purchased at Goodwill for $3
to donate to charity quilt.
Betty L. Panel in Ctr. 
 Betty L. - Disappearing 9-patch 
She also made matching pillow cases.
 Bea M. - 'Ace of Hearts'
Challenge quilt....Great job Bea!!!!
 Sharon R. - Woven fabric baskets from Annie's 
Biscuit Basket
 Sharon R. - Handbag from class
Atkinson Designs
 Kat P. - 'Stack, shuffle and slide" 
K. Alexander 
 Kat P. - "Don't Be Cruel" variation
Koleen's workshop
Kat P - 'Sebago Bag' 
close up of rick/rack handle 
 Margo C - "Wedding Bliss" 
Surprise for granddaughter's  wedding
Pattern  'Turning Twenty' using her own design of sunflowers/stem
which are the flowers used in the wedding.
hand appliqued. 
 BJ L. - old quilt of approx. 1930's 
purchased online for $30.
Courthouse Steps - Center embroidered
Needs repair
 Barb D teaching her Demo
"Double-sided Binding"
 Attendees
Until next time......