Mariners Quilt Guild

Sharing and learning new techniques

share10The Mariners meeting on April 14 was all about learning new techniques. Five quilters shared their know-how at different demonstration stations. Betty showed how to make a disappearing pinwheel block. Karen made beads using a variety of fabrics. Margaret shared how to make small bags with two seven-inch squares. Continue reading

Strips and jelly rolls

strip10There’s been a lot of talk at Mariners about strip quilting this past season. Heather Loney talked to us in February about her strip quilting as a way to use up fabric of any size. And, of course, there was the popular Mariners fabric strip exchange. So on March 24, we put it all together – we brought our fabric strips and sewing machines and made jelly roll quilts. Continue reading