Kathi started off show and tell with her second place winning piece from the Iron Quilter competition at the Genesee Valley Quilt Club show. The theme was "A Disappearing Act" Kathi's piece is titled, "I know why the Uncaged Bird Sings"
Kathi also shared her exciting news that this piece was accepted into the Houston quilt festival in a special exhibit called "It's raining cats and dogs"
Chris Kuehl made this piece after reading Carol Ann Waugh's book. The background is a piece of Mary Kozub's ice dyed fabric.
Mary Ellen Casey made this design wall (Plain white flannel on the reverse side) for her guest room. This side matches the quilt on the guest bed.
|Sue Privatera made this bag with some "wonder" fabric!
|Donna Tomski made this from Block of the month
|Carol McNally's "Bow tux" bag
|Carol also made this owl quilt.
|One of 13 pillows Connie Grimsley made for her students
|Connie is making these little wall hanging for her classroom aides.
|Mary Anne Made the smaller version of the Bailey Island Hobo Bag
|Ann Renica's Finished collage from the Sharon Bottle Souva class
|More sweet scrap quilts using Ann's favorite block.
|Ann also did some Jelly Roll race variations
Linda Prouty was given this quilt by a family member
No one knows who made it but they do know it is older than 1896.
|Florence Burke made wall hangings for the nursing home
|Elaine's piece from the Ann Brauer workshop at ArtCGirlz
Elaine Ross also participated in the Iron Quilter competition. (apologies Elaine, I missed the title of this piece both times!)
|Elaine finished her portrait from Last month's class. It is a gift for a friend.
|"Then the Crocus", by Elaine Ross
This piece also won an award in the art quilt category at the Genesee Valley Quilt Show
|"L'Autumne", Elaine's entry into the Nature Behind Bars challenge at RAFA
|Elainemade this quilt as a result of a workshop with Julie Brandon and Val Schultz.
Guest speaker Peg Oppenheimer showed many ways to use the "Square in a square" ruler and books.
After the meeting Marija Vujcic taught her fun and easy "Cheater Bargello" technique to those who stayed for the class.
|Kathi models her fabric for the class
|Marija shares the technique- and her stash!
|Ann Renica's layout- half tubes
|Mary's layout- using a fabric she dyed yesterday!
|Connie Grimsley's layout with accent fabric
|Kate Martin's layout with accent fabric
|Tracy Jachimowicz's partial layout.
I can't wait to see them all finished- how about you?
The July picnic will be held at the Hillside Inn, in Wyoming, NY- due to a conflict at the VA. Bring a dish to pass and table setting, as always. Check your newsletter for details!