June Meeting Continued


Mary’s Tip of The Month

Steady Betty Pressing Board

I am starting a new feature in the meeting blog posts.  A share a video.  If you are on Youtube and find a great quilting video and would like to share it with the rest of use, let me know and I will post it here.

I found this video on how to decide on a quilting design.  It has some great pointers that I thought you all might find interesting.

And without further ado, the rest of the Tada Portion of last weeks meeting.  Apparently,  we have reached our quota in photos.  I had to go back and delete some photos, mostly duplicates.  Must research this a little more.

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June Meeting 2016


Fabric Boxes From Retreat are from a site called Seaside Stitches.  If you want to visit the link, click on it below.

Fabric Box Link


Kate’s Block of the Month

Martha Washington is the block for this month.

So far, these are the blocks we have done.  I know I missed meetings and I am not really sure at this point which block came at what meeting but here is the list, approved by Kate.  Thank you Kate.

Sarah’s Choice
Ohio Star
Simplex Star
Sawtooth Star
Optical Sawtooth
Right Hand of Friendship
Martha Washington
Martha is appropriate for the month of July, is it not?
Here are the pics of those who did last months block, Right Hand of Friendship
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Show and Tell, aka the “TADA” Portion of the Meeting
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 Strangely, WordPress will not let me load any more photos on this post.  I will try posting the rest in a different entry.

April 2016


This month Charlotte’s Mystery Quilt:  Scrappy Stars Around The Corner, was revealed.  Please go to her site, Scrapitude Quilts, to get the final clue, the tada moment.

You’ll notice that there is an alternating pattern.  That is in the last clue.

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Kate’s Block of the Month

Here are the tada’s for last month.

This month’s block is the Right Hand of Friendship on p. 101 (Around The Block, Judy Hopkins).

Tip of the Month

Sherri showed us these window panes for fussy cutting fabric.  Make sure you dont use them as a ruler though, they are just for marking.





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March 2016


WOW!  Its been since October that I was at a meeting.  Shiver me timbers!  Way too long.

Here is the pattern that I forgot to add that Sherry showed everyone.  Such cute bags.You Name It Gadet Bag

Kate’s Block of the Month

If you have missed meetings, the blocks come from the book, Around The Block, by Judy Hopkins.  If you would like to join in, by all means, buy the book and jump in.

The first block was the Ohio Star.

The second block was the Sawtooth Star.

The third is the Simplex Star.

The newest one, for the month of March is on page 106, its called Sarah’s Choice.


Quilt 5

Rules of the game:

  1.  You have to be a member of our guild.  But you folks out on the internet can certainly participate.
  2. Enter 5 projects, officially at the meeting that you will quilt.  These are basically tops that you have already completed.  You just need to quilt them.
  3.  The cost to enter is 5 fat quarters.  In January of 2017, there will be a drawing from the people who joined.  The winner (s) will receive fat quarters.
  4.  The size of the project doesn’t matter (a bit reluctant about writing that down).  Wall hangings on up.
  5. If you have a quilt top laying around that just needs borders, you can finish that up and then quilt that.
  6. All quilts must be done by December 31st, 2016.  They must be quilted, bound and labeled.  No rules about the quilting other than you have to do it yourself

Show and Tell Time!



Mary’s Two Quilts with Kim’s quilting have been entered into the Paducah Show.




Vicki’s Jewel Box Quilt Top


The Back of Jan’s Jewel Box Quilt


CCQ Halloween Retreat


Halloween CCQ Retreat was a blast. It was wild!  Some of us got a little too wild.  A video of that event may be circulating.  I can not post it here, I really need to protect the innocent guilty.

I am sorry about my lack of coverage of all things made.  I think I might have been getting a little too wild myself.
It was so wild in fact that some people needed to recover as you can see.


The Ripper Witch


This was in the Silent Auction, I mean Jan Show, I mean Silent Auction. I really wanted it. Oh well, I guess I will have to make it…

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September 2015


Block of The Month


New Mystery Quilt

Scrappy Stars Around The Corner by our famous scrap quilter, Charlotte is the name of the new mystery scrap quilt.

Head off to Scrapitude Quilts for all the cutting instructions.

The Bag Exchange

Sadly, only two people participated in the bag exchange.  But for the people who did, Jan and Barb, they seemed to be on each others purse wave length and made each other the same bag!  What are the odds of that?

Here is the blow by blow of the bag exchange in pictures:


Mary’s Tip of the Month

Spinning the backside of four patches.


As a side note I recently found an article on the blog Quilt Skipper that I thought you might be interested in about Frixion Pens.  I wanted to share it with you.

Show and Tell

A very productive August for a lot of the people in our group.

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July Meeting 2015


In September we will be starting the cutting for Charlotte’s Mystery Quilt. Are you ready?  I know I am!

Bag Swap

Two people are doing the bag swap.  If anyone else is interested there will be another round in September.

Upcoming Quilt Shows

Caledonia Quilt Show August 8th

AQS in Syracuse July 29, 30, 31 and August 1st.

Wall Hanging

People got started on the wall hanging BOM that Jan got started last month.  Here are a few of the blocks made by various people.

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Show and Tell was busy.  Lots to share.

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A preview for the next BOM.

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June Meeting 2015


A new committee was formed last month.  It is the Charity Committee.  Instead of focusing on one chairty we will divide our donations to a few different ones, rotating quarterly.  The current one is the Spencerport Food Shelf.  Anything is welcome at this time but there focus is on easy made kid food.  Please make sure the food you donate is not past the expiration date.

We started a new block of the month from Jan.  It was developed by her and Vicki  some time ago.  It is wall hanging size.

Charlotte and a few ladies- Kathy, Kate and Mary, showed there Scrap In A Box finishes.  Way to go ladies!

Linda B has her finished block of the month or row of the month wall hanging finished.

We had a First Place Winner from Genesee Valley Quilt Show. Mary, with Uncommon Friend. Way to go Mary (for piecing)! Way to go Kim (for quilting)

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May Retreat


My sincere apologies to you about forgetting my camera at the May meeting.  There was all kind of beautiful quilts there and I was camera-less.  Sigh.

I did bring my camera on retreat though.  We had a full house so there was all kind of projects going on.

Jan shared some of Vicki’s material with everyone.  Jan had everything cut and ready in little kits.  We all had a similar block when finished.  It was a nice idea.  We all shared this together.

Here are some pics from the weekend.

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April Meeting 2015


So sorry I missed this wonderful meeting.  Looks like there was lots of beautiful things shown.  Thankfully Carol volunteered to take pictures.  I was able to at least see the wonderful quilts and such and share them with you.

The only thing I heard about from the meeting was this WAY COOL technique shared by Jill.  I so need to hear more about that!

Was this something like you were talking about Jill.  Great video only there is a lot of watching her paint.  You can fast forward through those parts though. Lets see if I can get the video to appear below.