Thursday, August 26, 2010

Trunk Show in Ogden



The Ogden Quilt Guild enjoyed a wonderful trunk show with Lisa Brothman and Anne Munoz. There were a lot of o-o-oh's and ah-h-h-h's along with a lot of laughter.

Lisa has been very active in the UQG for a number of years, as well as teaching many of us her tricks of the trade. She started out making very traditional quilts and now makes wonderful art quilts.

Anne has never been what she considers a "traditional" quilter. She dyes her fabric using many different techniques, and often lets the fabric spark her imagination.

Both of these talented ladies love working with fabric, thread and "found objects" for embellishments. They use machine quilting to enhance and add dimension to their designs.


If you would like to see more pictures of the trunk show,



August 2010 Trunk Show - Ogden Quilt Guild - CLICK HERE















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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Grayson Country Fun

Last Wednesday evening our guild met at the beautiful Canyonlands Resort for our end of summer social.  What a beautiful place and the view was amazing.  Janet Wilcox showed the project we will be working on in September for a fun “sew weekend”.  Sheri Guymon turned in her pink quilt for the cure block and it was adorable.  Karen Dufur made a cute kids quilt from a kit she purchased on our Montrose Quilt trip last month.  Kathy Hurst had a bright green and brown “Turning 20” quilt that she and her Mom made this summer.  Our Quilt of Valor is finished.  We also collected over 40 pillow cases that we will be giving to the school district’s Early Intervention program for needy children and families.  It was a “last call” for Helping Hands of Haiti blankets and our guild came through with flying colors.  Whew!  I think our projects are complete!

Deb Bayles
Grayson Country Quilters Guild









This looks like a wonderful place for a get-a-way of any kind!  Keep up the wonderful work, ladies.
Bev

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Civil War Quilt Show

Come and participate in the only civil war era quilt show in the state!

The Heber Valley Civil War Quilt Show will be held on September 17th and 18th 2010 in the basement of AmBank at 620 West and 100 South in Heber City, Utah.  This quilt show is being held in conjunction with Heber Valley Civil War and Living History Weekend, a 1860s time period event hosted by the Utah Civil War Association and the Heber City Corporation.  Beautiful quilts were made by amazing women during a very turbulent time in our nation’s history.  Come see a reproduced sample of these civil war era quilts made by talented ladies throughout the state.

Only quilts that are faithful in color, material, pattern, and design to the time period will be allowed to enter this unique quilt show.  Pre-1870 reproduction fabrics and period specific patterns are a guide for quilts you may be considering to enter into the show.  Quilts made from kits are accepted as well as quilts made as replicas of original civil war era quilts.  Quilts made from your own imagination, as long as they are sensible to the era, will also be accepted.  Quilt types such as Dear Jane, utility quilts, samplers, medallion, and signature quilts are just a few of the possibilities.  Awards will be given.
 
Please see the event website at www.hebervalleycivilwarlivinghistory.com for rules and entry information.  The Heber Valley Civil War Quilt Show will be free to the public, along with a day full of civil war time period activities and demonstrations for the entire family.  Please direct your questions to Rachel Crane at (435) 654-7038 or cranes@thebluezone.net.