Mariners Quilt Guild


Fabric flowers for Nov. 26 meeting

Karen H. will demonstrate how to make fabric flowers. This will be a hands-on session, so remember to bring the following supplies:

  • small scissors
  • a needle and neutral thread
  • four buttons – 2 @ ¾″ and 2 @ 1″
  • five 3″ circles of lightweight cotton (it can be one colour or matching fabrics)

 

And don’t forget your items for show and share – we all learn so much  from each other!


Thoroughly Modern Quilting

Sunday Morning Quilts

Modern quilting is a new movement that marries the traditional fabric craft to decidedly non-traditional approaches to design, technique, fabric and colour. Its rapid growth has been supported and encouraged by the Internet, blogs, photo sharing and online fabric shopping. Modern quilting even has its own umbrella group, The Modern Quilt Guild.

There’s no one firm definition of modern quilting, but here are a few thoughts on design characteristics that make quilts modern Continue reading


We Love Color – No prints allowed

Just arrived in the library: We Love Color, compiled by Susanne Woods. Sixteen of the biggest names in quilt design have teamed with Robert Kaufman Fabrics to share a stunning variety of quilts made with Kona Cotton Solids. Known for their original style and use of colour, these designers show you how to play with solids no matter what your skill level.