Ninigret Quilters is an organization for quilters of all abilities in the Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut area. We meet on the second Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Westerly Senior Center, 39 State Street, Westerly, Rhode Island (Google Maps) to share our common passion of quilting. Guests and new members are always welcome!

Our next meeting will be held on March 13th, 2018 at the Westerly Senior Center. Our speaker will be the author and designer Cary
Flanagan of Something Sew Fine Quilt Design. Cary's talk
will be on her 28-year quilt journey from beginning quilter
to professional quilt designer and author. She will have a
trunk show and vend her patterns, books, etc.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

June Meeting

 In early June, Ninigret Quilters presented quilts to each member of the Rollo family on the occasion of their Habitat for Humanity home dedication.

The raffle quilt is hanging in the window of the Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly for the month of June.

At the June meeting, the Outreach Committee showed several new quilt tops. The X's and O's top was pieced by Sharon and Tina, with design contributions from Rebecca.

Shirley pieced and donated this top from her stash of 30s and 40s reproductions (or are they truly vintage?).

Shirley also donated this top from the stash of a friend who had passed away.

Round two of the Ninnie Nines 9-patch swap was enjoyed by thirty-three quilters!

Round and round they go!

The third and final round will be held at the July meeting. 

On to Show & Tell!

Rebecca is learning from her Grandma Laurel how to make use of the goodies she wins off the Ways & Means table.

Carol has already pieced together the 9-patches she swapped in May. This quilt will be a gift for her granddaughter.

Petie finished this lovely Dresden plate quilt for her daughter.

Nancy completed this quilt using gorgeous Asian prints on a black background so the lanterns would appear to be glowing at night.

Nancy isn't done with those seaside prints yet! Here are two more quilts with a modern flair.

Pat finished hand quilting this stunning mini. She will either finish it as a wall hanging or pillow, depending on the recipient.  I'd like a pillow, please!

Barbara C. used a fun bright undersea print and paired it with black and white to make a bold statement.

 Barbara B. will be donating this strippy quilt to a children's charity in Boston.

She also completed this painted beauty, Gossip at the Tidal Pool. Please notice how the binding matches the landscape. Oooh. Aaaah.

Laurel made another fun and useful bag.

Shirley and her friends have completed this quilt for the family of the quilter who passed. Who will finish your UFOs?

The program for the June meeting was Game Night! Tina was the caller for Quilt-O.

This group has never been so quiet!

Berta, a Quilt-O winner, chose the prizes behind "Door" #1.

Shirley chose Door #3.

Sue was coerced into taking the Duds behind door #2.

There were more prizes won, Let's Make a Deal style, for quilters with a bobby pin, safety pin, calendar, emery board or recipe in their purses. Fun was had by all!

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