Monday, January 23, 2012


The weather cooperated with us on Monday evening, January 16, as seven quilters participated in the Road to Paradise - Valentine Table Runner workshop.  The workshop featured a PRE-CUT kit using Sandy Gervais' L'Amour fabrics.  The quilters were kind enough to be my guinea pigs, trying out a new pattern that I plan to take to Paducah.  They had great suggestions for improving the pattern.  Feedback for the PRE-CUT kits was very positive, with the quilters appreciating the time saved from cutting odd-sized triangular blocks.  Also, the dog-ears are already trimmed from the pre-cut blocks, making piecing super easy and fast.

We have one kit remaining -- if you want it, you better call quickly -- $29 includes pattern, pre-cut blocks, backing and binding.

Patty Stephens, Macedonia, was first to finish her table runner.

Pat Trusty, Omaha, uses Cindy Erickson's methods for chain piecing quickly and efficiently.

Our own Linda Kreifels spent time to check the accuracy of her quarter inch foot.

Patty Stephens, Macedonia

Jill Hinckley, Harlan, signed up with her mother-in-law, Linda Kreifels.

Ione Hughes, Walnut, rode along with Vivian Storjohann.

Can you believe it? Vivian Storjohann, Walnut, just returend from having inner ear surgery last week in Memphis, Tennessee. What a trouper!

Pat Morris likes to try new things to challenge herself.

Pat Trusty, Omaha, always has a smile on her face.

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