Stark County Children’s Network

Here are some of the blocks that were shown at the May business meeting.  Blocks were decorated by children at the Stark County Children’s Network.  These blocks will be made into pieces of art to be displayed on the walls at the Stark County Children’s Network.

 

 

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May Meeting Show N Tell

Here’s some of the fun projects shown during Show N Tell at the May business meeting.  The first quilt was given to our guild.  It will be used as the raffle quilt for the 2018 Spring Tea.  It is called Flowers in Paradise.

The Hunter’s Star quilt is complete.  It will be the quilt we donated to Pegasus this year.

Flo’s scrap therapy quilt.  Sue will have a new Scrap Therapy pattern on June 7th.

This is the back of Sue’s scrap therapy quilt.  She wanted to show us at the meeting, but it had already been confiscated by a family member!  He loves art!

Lynn’s sample blocks that will be made into a raffle quilt for 2019.

Phyllis show us the books she made while recovering nicely from knee surgery.

Dianne shows us her beautiful batik wedding quilt that has wool batting inside from her own sheep!

Kathy shows another charity quilt from the “to be quilted” box that she finished this month.

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Bonnie Hunter’s Wanderlust

Bonnie Hunter’s quilt, Wanderlust, was shown at her trunk show this year at our 2016 Spring Tea.  Here it is in all of it’s splendor:

You can find the pattern for this quilt in Quiltmaker Magazine, July/August 2014 issue.  It is also available in Bonnie’s latest book, Addicted to Scraps.  There are a few YouTube videos on this quilt as well.

 

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Scrap Saturday

Here we are, another scrap Saturday.  Today we are showing you the quilt called Moth In The Window made by Bonnie Hunter.  This quilt was part of her trunk show at our 2017 Spring Tea in March.  Just look at all those gorgeous, scraplicious HST in the border of this quilt!  This pattern is in her latest book, Addicted to Scraps.

Here’s the scrappy back.  Bonnie taught us to make horizontal rows of our scraps when making a scrappy back for a nice, flat back that is easier to quilt.

 

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Basket Charity Quilt in the Works

These basket blocks were in one of the charity quilt bags.  Our member, JoAnne, put the quilt top together.  It has been sitting in the to-be-quilted pile long enough.  Kathy made a back for it and it will be next in line to be quilted.  If you are interested in working on some of the charity quilts, give Kathy or Sue a shout!  We have several quilts in various stages.

Don’t worry, this extra length won’t be wasted.  There’s another quilt in line for a pink/blue/white pieced back in the making.  The backing needs to be at least 5″ larger ON ALL SIDES to fit nicely into the longarm…just in case it starts to shift.

 

 

 

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Idaho Square Dance by Bonnie Hunter

For Scrappy Saturday today we are looking at Bonnie Hunter’s quilt called Idaho Square Dance.  What a fun quilt with lots of motion made with 1.5″ strips.  The full quilt pattern can be found in Bonnie Hunter’s latest book, Addicted to Scraps.

There is a YouTube video from Quiltmaker Mag to make this block.  Just search “Addicted to Scraps with Bonnie Hunter Quiltmaker May/June 2015″.  You can also find the pattern for this block in Quiltmaker Magazine, May/June 2015 Issue.

Here is the lovely pieced back, orphan blocks and all.

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Bonnie Hunter’s Twirl Around

Welcome to Scrappy Saturday.  Today we take a look at Bonnie Hunter’s quilt called Twirl Around.  Remember Bonnie making this block with us on her Quilt Cam?  The full pattern for this quilt can be found in Bonnie’s latest book, Addicted to Scraps.

The pattern for the Twirl Around block can be found in Quiltmaker Magazine, March/April 2015 Issue.

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Bonnie Hunter’s Carolina Chain

Welcome to Scrappy Saturday. Today we take alook at the quilt Bonnie Hunter showed us at the 2017 Spring Tea.  It is called Carolina Chain.  You can find this full quilt pattern in her newest book, Addicted to Scraps.

Bonnie used a single blue fabric for the back and a bright binding.

You can find the instructions for the just the block in the May/June 2010 Issue of Quiltmaker Magazine.  Bust your stash of 2″ strips with this lovely block.

It was longarm quilted with spiral/vine type quilting.  What a fun way to use all different kinds of scraps!

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Bonnie Hunter’s Pinwheel Fancy

Welcome to Scrappy Saturday.  Today we are taking a look at a quilt made by Bonnie Hunter called Pinwheel Fancy.  Bonnie showed our group her version of Pinwheel Fancy at the 2017 Spring Tea and Trunk Show.  The blue/neutral blocks are the Pinwheel Fancy blocks.  The inspiration for the alternating block Bonnie found on an antique quilt in an antique mall.  Blocks are set on point in this quilt.

The Pinwheel Fancy block appeared in the January/February 2015 edition of Quiltmaker Magazine in Bonnie’s Addicted to Scraps column.  The full pattern can be found in Bonnie’s latest’s book, Addicted to Scraps.

Here’s half of Pinwheel Fancy with legs… LOL.

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Shoo Fly Charity Quilt

Here’s another finished charity quilt.  This quit top was in the “Charity Quilts To Be Quilted Box.”  It measures 59″ x 72″.  The block is called Shoo Fly.  It was quilted with the pantograph pattern called “Plumage”.  It needs a label.

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