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Finished Project

Glad to get this one done. I quilted on my domestic machine using a diagonal straight line about 1.5” wide. Then I used the leftover brown strips to make a scrappy binding.

the blocks are 12.5”, 6 blocks across by 8 blocks in length.

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Linda Mielke Bio

My first quilt guild meeting ever, was April 2008, when I visited Grace United Church to check out what quilting was all about. I paid my visitor entrance fee, and sat down. There was a lot of activity all around and lots of quilting supplies all over the hall. The president, Janet Whittaker welcomed everyone, and there was a short business session. Then she proudly announced, “Now the fun begins. Shop till you drop.” At which point everyone got up and started shopping at the stalls set up around the hall. I was very disappointed, having paid my $5.00 fee to come in and shop. I wasn’t prepared to shop and decided to leave. The person at the door advised me to come back again next month, there would be a speaker. I was very surprised to hear that, and was happy that quilt guild meetings were not just a reason to come out and shop. To make a long story short, at the next meeting, a speaker showed many quilts, and this was followed by elections. It seems no one wanted to volunteer for many of the positions available, and I thought if I was going to be part of this group, I would do something, and I have been on the executive ever since. Best decision ever.

Whether you think you don’t have the time, or I’ve done it before, take another turn on the executive. Let’s keep this guild growing.

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Quick and Easy Quilt As You Go

The nicest part of quilting for me, is having fun with fabric. Always testing new colour combinations and improvising patterns.

First row quilted