March 2017 Meeting: Show & Tell

March’s program on the Resurgence of Garment Sewing was postponed due to the presenter’s illness, but there were LOTS of projects to enjoy for Show & Tell!

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Paula Blanchard’s “art therapy” art quilt, titled “1.20.17,” made while listening to the U.S. presidential inaugural address and the Washington Women’s March speakers.

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Quilt by Jan Corson.

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Sharon Flanagan’s English paper piecing.

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Bag by Sharon Flanagan.

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Joan Herrick’s quilt.

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Quilt by Joan Herrick.

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Quilt by Joan Herrick.

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Back of Joan’s quilt.

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And another quilt by Joan Herrick!

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Margaret Elaine Jinno’s Farmer’s Wife quilt blocks and her sashing fabric to go with it.

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Margaret Elaine Jinno shares a traveling quilt panel she will be adding to for the Mt. Battie Modern Quilting group. Panel is by Lynn Vermeulen.

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Tori Manzi’s English paper pieced quilt panel.

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Barb Melchiskey’s bag.

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Lisa Niles’s panel for “The Dawn Chorus,” Coastal Quilters’s 2017 Challenge Quilt.

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Quilt by Roxanne Wells.

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Back of Roxanne Wells’s quilt.

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Quilt by Roxanne Wells.

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A guest brought in garments she made, in anticipation of sharing them during the Resurgence of Garment Construction program that had to be postponed. The garment below was made by her as well.

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January 2017 Meeting: Show & Tell

Rhea Butler, co-owner of Alewives Fabrics in Damariscotta Mills, gave a demonstration of English paper piecing (EPP) at the January Coastal Quilters meeting. The first three photos below are from her program.

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Rhea Butler, of Alewives Fabrics, demonstrating EPP

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Member Megan Bruns exhibited her stunning quilt-top-in-progress at the end of Rhea’s presentation, as an example of EPP:Megan Bruns-Jan-2017.JPG

Below are photos of more Coastal Quilters members’ EPP and other work.

Quilts and blocks by Becca Babb-Brott:Becca Babb-Brott-1-17-1.JPG

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More EPP by Megan Bruns:Megan Bruns-1-17-2.JPG

Jan Corson’s quilt (front and back) and her Christmas tree skirt:Jan Corson Quilt.JPG

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Louisa Enright’s hexagon and paper-pieced quilts:Louisa Enright-1-17.jpg

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Vicki Fletcher brought in an antique family quilt and some counted cross stitch to share:Vicki Fletcher-antique family quilt.JPG

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Jan Kelsey’s flannel scrap quilt (front and back):
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Karen Martin brought in her EPP to work on and share:
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Maggie Schwamb’s quilts:
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Quilted work by Sarah Ann Smith:
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Lynn Vermeulen’s EPP:
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December 2016 Meeting: Show and Tell

December’s meeting was our annual Holiday Pot Luck and Show and Tell. Members’ work is pictured below.

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Jan Corson’s quilt

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Patty Courtney’s improv quilt from Timna Tarr’s workshop

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Louisa Enright’s improvisational quilt, from Timna Tarr’s workshop

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Louisa Enright: from Katja Marek, The New Hexagon, milliefiori paper piecing

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Louisa Enright: more from Katja Marek, The New Hexagon “quilt-lets”

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Louisa Enright’s “Tell Me A Story,” Amy Friend’s design

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Louisa Enright’s tumbler quilt, from the Bonnie Hunter leader/ender challenge 2015-2016

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Sharon Flanagan’s improv quilt from Timna Tarr’s workshop

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Sharon Flanagan, screen door for a Bay Chamber Concerts fundraiser

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Jan Kelsey, Advent calendar with pockets

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Jan Kelsey, needle felted landscape of Hosmer Pond and Ragged Mountain

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Tori Manzi’s Modern quilt

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Tori Manzi’s improv quilt from Timna Tarr’s workshop

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Lisa Niles, quilt for  her husband, started at the CQ October retreat

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Lisa Niles, Christmas tree skirt

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Maggie Schwamb[‘s improv quilt from Timna Tarr’s workshop

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Roxanne Wells

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Nancy Wright, from Timna Tarr’s improvisational piecing workshop

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Nancy Wright, Lucy Boston piecing

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Quilt by Nancy Wright

 

May 2016 Meeting & Workshop: Show & Tell

The May Coastal Quilters meeting featured a presentation and workshop by felt artist Sue Stasiowski.

Below are some samples of Sue’s beautiful work–which includes sculptures, bowls, and wall hangings–that she brought to share:

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Above are examples of the various fibers Sue uses in her felting.

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Sue’s workshop was very popular and filled quickly.

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The 2016 Challenge Quilts were due at this meeting. Above are some samples of the quilts, which are 16 x 16 inches and consist of exactly 16 pieces of solid black, white, gray, and two complementary colors.

More work from Show & Tell:

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Mary Sue Bishop

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Mary Sue Bishop

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Sharon Flanagan

April 2016 Meeting: Show & Tell

The April meeting was an Area 2 gathering, hosted by Coastal Quilters, Friendship Sampler Quilts, and Georges Valley Quilters. Amy Friend gave a presentation and trunk show on the modern quilting movement. Below are some of her quilts, as well as member quilts.

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Amy Friend’s first quilt using negative space.

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Several people contributed blocks for this modern quilt, titled “Art Quilt,” which Amy designed and constructed.

The following three quilts are in Amy’s book:
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Becca Babb-Brott’s triangle quilt, which she donated to Bags of Love.

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Tree quilt by Joan Herrick.

March 2016 Meeting: Show and Tell

Diana Lawson gave a demonstration and talk about her “Roll-n-Pin” quilt layering tool. Below are images showing it in action:

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Show & Tell: Work by members

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Mary Sue Bishop, two quilts

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Megan Bruns, quilt and rosettes project

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Louisa Enright, two quilts

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Sharon Flanagan’s bedcover

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Joan Herrick, quilt and table runner

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Margaret-Elaine Jinno’s fingerless gloves

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Maggie Schwamb’s 2016 Quilt Challenge and string quilt

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Sarah Ann Smith, quilt from friend’s grandmother’s clothing

Show & Tell: work by guests

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Kathy Jacobs, fabric egg

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Quilt by guest from Cobblestone Quilters

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Quilt by guest