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!

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

August Show & Tell

 Tora showed a few new Outreach quilts. Ellie finished the binding on this quilt.

Margaret E. finished this top.

Donna C. finished this quilt for a lucky little girl in just a month!

Barbara C. designed this quilt to use five 1yard pieces of fabric.

This is a scrappy baby version of the same pattern that will appear in The Quilter magazine.

This blue stars quilt pattern was designed for The Quilt Pattern Magazine.

Donna C. finished this peek-a-boo quilt for her 3-year old granddaughter.

Beverly A. used a mermaid print for this quilt for her tall granddaughter.

Beverly restored and tied this lovely antique hand-pieced top.

Mary Kay made a special memory quilt for one of the bus drivers of her quilting trips.

Pat G finished a sweet Advent calendar wall hanging. She is keeping up with her goal of finishing a project every month.

Rose K made this baby quilt for a little one due in September.

Another baby quilt by Rose for a baby born a week before the meeting.

And a doll quilt for her 4 year old sister.

 Barb N. made this stunner from the Crossings pattern by Weeks & Ringle.

Tina C. made this mini star quilt with leftovers from a wedding gift.

Tina also brought an older mini using Anita Grossman Solomon's Xcentric blocks.

Petie S. pieced pinwheels from a charm pack for this baby quilt.

Petie also made this quilt for her grandson who is a music major.

Susan R. made this fun piece called "So Many Hens, So Little Time."

She had collected so many chicken prints, she even pieced the back.

Cheryl K. made this quilt for her friend Jeff.

Rita showed a few minis that were donated for our silent auction. These were made by Sue V.

Sue C.



August Lecture- Anita Grossman Solomon

Ninigret Quilters welcomed Anita Grossman Solomon, quiltmaker, designer and author, as our guest speaker.  In her book Rotary Cutting Revolution and Craftsy class Traditional Blocks Made Simple, Anita teaches unique ways of cutting and stitching to make block construction simpler.
Old Italian Block

Old Italian Block

Julia's Old Italian Quilt

Anita's Liberty Arrowhead

Two-Color Pineapple with half drop layout

Xcentric and Concentric block

Self Mitered Log Cabin

Double Sided Hexagons as seen in Quiltmaker, May/June 2013

Anita's Tee block. Look for pattern in an upcoming Quiltmaker Magazine.

Twenty-four quilters enjoyed Anita's Arrowhead workshop.