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!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

February Show & Tell

 Lois and Shari of Kindred Quilters presented a trunk show of their pattern samples.

 Barbara B completed a small painted quilt from a photo of herself as a girl.

Barbara also made this striking painted quilt from a photo.

And to commemorate this news item, Barbara made a new quilt in her Walmart series.

 Elvia shared this woven design quilt.

Nancy made this quilt from fabrics in her stash.

Laurel cut up a panel and added sashing for this fun quilt.

Pat H made a second sample of her Easy Peasy Circles design.

Who is hiding behind this batik beauty?

Ellie completed a few fun art quilts.

Berta and Tina showed their versions of the Big Love pattern, completed just in time for Valentine's Day.

Sheila completed this sweet quilt for her new grand baby.

Pat G finished a few quilts, including this Joan Shay cardinal.

Kate finished a ten minute table runner...

and another runner that took much longer than ten minutes.

Nancy B recreated this scene from an artist's business card. She has met with the artist and discovered that the original painting is smaller than the quilt.

January Show & Tell

Still playing catch-up, here are the pics from January 2014.

Nancy L made this fun quilt.

 Nancy also made these sweet baby quilts.

Petie made this quilt for the Westerly High School senior class to raffle off to raise funds for their graduation party. (Pattern here: You've Got Mail)

Nancy B created this aboriginal-inspired art quilt.

Pat showed her latest published quilt. (Pattern for Spot On appears in Quiltmaker March/April 2014.)

Betsey finished hand-quilting her giant sister's choice quilt.

Betsey also completed this cheddar quilt.

Erin showed what you can do with the tiny triangles that get cut off when piecing strips of binding.

Tina donated this quilt top to the Outreach committee that she started in 2009.

November Show & Tell

My apologies for the delay in posting these photos from the November 2013 meeting. Apparently, I've disposed of my notes, so I'll provide as much info as I can remember. If you have something to add, please send Tina an email.

 Shari's Star Struck is brilliant. (free pattern from Bonnie Hunter)

 Ellie made this sweet chicken table runner from a piece of fabric (the yellow & white curvy print) that she picked up from the scrap table at the show.

Joyce made a sweet baby quilt.

 Erin started making bow ties for her stylish son.

Pat showed a baby quilt top that her daughter made.

Pat also showed one of her latest published quilt patterns.

Tina showed the T-block quilt that she made from a pattern by Anita Grossman Solomon (available in Quiltmaker March/April 2014).

Tina also finished a quilt for her son's graduation from Marine Corps boot camp.

 Members enjoyed making Christmas ornaments in a workshop taught by Barbara B.