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Northland Needlers Quilt Show

35th Annual Quilt Show

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Vendor Quilt for the 2012 Quilt Show

Posted by Northland Needlers Quilt Show on February 16, 2012 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

As many of you know, at the last two year's quilt shows, you have been able to pick up free patterns for a specially designed quilt.

At the 2012 Quilt Show, we are honored to have Renee Nanneman from Need'l Love design a quilt for our 30th Anniversay quilt show. We have received the pattern and fabric from Renee and we are in the process of putting this special quilt together. You will want to keep checking back for sneek peeks!

You will be able to receive the pattern for free by attending the Quilt Show in September. How? The vendors will have one piece to the pattern and by going to the vendor booths you can pick up your copy!

So mark your calendar's for September 21-22, 2012! See you there!

Itty Bitty's

Posted by Northland Needlers Quilt Show on February 16, 2012 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Today you are making 6 itty bitty’s on point.

  You can make them out of all solids, all 4 squares, or mix it up. But you need a total of 6 of these.

Using a color of your choice cut 6 –1 ½  inch squares— (or however many you choose)

OR/AND

Using 1 inch strips make a few 4 squares.

Then:

To set them on point I used a solid light fabric. 

Cut a 3 ½ inch square and cut it diagonallythen in halves.  Sew on triangles to the4 square itty bitty

unit—they will  float within the triangle.  That is ok—trimming may be necessary.  Sew end to end   

forming a long unit. It should measure about 10 ½ inches (aprox) 

(ok-I had a picture to show how I cut the square--but it didn't come through.) 

                                                            Enjoy the day!



 

Simple & Sweet

Posted by Northland Needlers Quilt Show on February 15, 2012 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

You will need 6 strips of sashing cut at 1 ½ inch by 2 ½inch.

Take your (3- made with 1 ½ inch squares) 4 squares and sash 2 sides with 1 ½ x 2 ½ inch sashing. Press open.

That’s all for today! Enjoy!

 



The Journey of a Newbie!

Posted by Northland Needlers Quilt Show on February 14, 2012 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (1)

So, my second entry in the blog of the Northland Needlers Quilt Show.  I am one of the Co-Chairs.  I don't have much expertise in blogging, or for that matter Publicity--but that is my goal for this year--to gain some much needed experience and some wonderful Helpers!

So, where does one go for help with Publicity?  Good Question!  I have a friend who could sell ice to an Eskimo--I will pick her mind...and I have a gal who volunteered to help me...I will get her going too!  But besides quilt shops where do we hang out?  Anybody know?   Drop me a line and let me know where you hang out that might attract a larger viewing audience.  Maybe I will have a contest--first I have to figure out if you can actually answer me on this blog site...So, answer and I will have a firm decision on contest and guide lines tomorrow...

Thanks everyone!  Collette


Instructions for Mini #1

Posted by Northland Needlers Quilt Show on February 13, 2012 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Ok- first find your 1 1/2 inch scraps make 6 - four square units  You can make the 4 square light colors and your sashing dark  but make your square for sashing corners stand out!

Cut 24 -- 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch for sashing

Cut 24 -- 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch square for sashing corners

sew on 2 sides of sashing onto the 4 square units--press the same way for all

sew 1 1/2 inch square on both sides of 12 -- 2 1/2 inch x 1 1/2 inch sashing--sew to unit once corners are pressed opposite way to nest with partially sewn unit.


Thats all for today!  Check back tomorrow night for more...

Has anyone seen where I put that fabric?

Posted by Northland Needlers Quilt Show on February 11, 2012 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Ok-I get to do the blog--not sure what I am doing, but here goes!  I love roses.  My husband would occasionally bring me a rose when we were dating in high school that he would pick from his mother's rose garden.  As a mother now, I know how much she must have loved her son to let him share his love with a single rose.

Oh, yes, fabric...We have a fabulous lady designing our Vendor Quilt for our 30th Anniversary Quilt Show.  And yes, it has roses on some of the fabric.  Renee Nanneman will be our designer for both the pattern and fabric and I can hardly wait to get my hands on both fabric and design!

So, what is your favorite design/designer?  When whas the last time you indulged in using that designer's fabric?

Photos of Silent Auction Quilts

Posted by Northland Needlers Quilt Show on August 3, 2011 at 7:44 PM Comments comments (0)

Be sure to keep checking out the new miniature and baby quilts that are being posted to the Photo Gallery. These quilts will be sold during the quilt show's Silent Auction.

Gift from Quilter's Quarters!

Posted by Northland Needlers Quilt Show on July 31, 2011 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Jerry Stube of Quilter's Quarters Quilt Shop in Leavenworth, KS will be providing each paid admission to the quilt show this year a $15.00 gift certificate for in-store purchases. The 2011 Quilt Show Committee wants to thank Jerry for her wonderful support and the gift she is giving to each and every individual that attends our show this year! Thank you!

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Posted by Northland Needlers Quilt Show on July 31, 2011 at 10:08 PM Comments comments (0)

Check out the special recognition our Quilt Show received in the Fall 2011 issue of Primitive Quilts and Projects magazine under Charitable Causes!


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