Saturday, June 23, 2018

June 7, 2018 Guild Show & Tell and Annual Challenge Reveal

Jackie shared her challenge piece as show & tell because it grew  into  a bigger project than the size specified for the challenge. 

Dawn  will be tip towing thru the tulips with this beauty.
Lorraine took part in a paper piecing workshop a while ago and put together this great wall hanging which she is giving to her son who loves birds. 
Amy quilted a comfort quilt for the guild.
Amy's Mom embroidered the white blocks and left the rest up to Amy to make it a quilt. Great job!
Shalane's first quilt she every made.

2018 Outside of the Box Challenge

This is your challenge, should you choose to accept it.  You have each been given a box of tissue.  You will not receive any fabric this year.  Instead, you will take your inspiration from the tissue box and make a quilted project using the colors you see.  Use your imagination to determine the pattern you will make - either traditional or modern - but the colors of the box need to be represented to a large degree.  When a section of the box is displayed alongside your challenge on reveal day, viewers need to see the similarity between the colors of your project and the box and know that was your inspiration.  Have fun.

This is the note presented to our guild members, along with a colorful tissue box, in the fall of 2017 for our annual challenge.  This is definitely a twist to our usual, but what a great idea.  You can view the completed projects that came in this month for the challenge reveal. 

Gail's cute cat.
Eleanor's Christmas themed piece/
Karen nailed the green theme.
Karen M. used her color theme in this cute under the sea piece.
Stephanie went sailing with hers.
Lori used a quilt as you go technique on her challenge.
Leanna's landscape is great.
Joan was inspired to create her challenge using the logo of the Parkland Human Society. She will be donating it to be hung at the shelter later this year.
Beth said her box challenge gave her the opportunity to use some pretty fabric bought some time ago.
Gloria B. made a wonderful Black /white/gray landscape .
Lorraine's pretty butterfly.
Whinny's pretty in pink.
Amy took the challenge literally.  Creating the motif that was on the box  as well as using the colors.
Vanda's parrot is a gift for a special friend.
Shalane piece is stunning.
Genny enjoyed practicing free motion feathers on her piece.
Brenda got creative with a new log cabin design.
Joy's colors inspired her to design a piece on her love of sewing.
Gloria N. created the same design detail from her inspiration box.  These pieces can be enjoyed in person on display at the Dauphin Public Library for the months of June and July.

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