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A.P.C. Quilts

Posted on February 11, 2015 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

A French fashion label uses remnants of custom fabrics to make decorative items sewn by women in Bangladesh and inspired by the quilts made by the designer's mother.  Http:// us quilts

Kansas Quilt Shop Changes

Posted on February 3, 2015 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

For you road-trippers, be aware of these changes.

The Quilting Bee in Salina, Kansas is closing; owner Sherril Bieberly is retiring.

Stuff 'n Such is closing in Downs, Kansas.

The Quilt Corral, a quilt and gift shop with a western theme, has opened in LaCrosse, Kansas.  Debbie Likins is the owner.

The Picket Fence Quilt Compnay has moved to the Crossroads Shopping Center at 7011 W. Central (intersection of Central and Ridge) in Wichita, KS.

The JM Sewing Center has moved the the west side of the square in Holton, Kansas.

Holiday ornaments in progress

Posted on February 3, 2015 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Sewing Christmas ornaments

Posted on January 18, 2015 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

January meeting cancelled

Posted on January 18, 2015 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The January meeting was cancelled on short notice due to the extreme cold.  Please plan to join us in February, weather permitting.

Donation to NNQG charities

Posted on November 11, 2014 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Carolyn Newberry has generously donated fabric and batting from her stash to the Nitetime Needler Quilt Guild charities.  This includes juvenile prints (perfect for our Quilts in Force charity), cozy flannels and plaids (great for larger quilts for older children and teens at Synergy House), and some lovely Mark Twain fabrics (a great choice for NKC Hospice lap quilts).  There are several crib quilt batts, at least one queen size batt, and some batting scraps.  Look for these items at the QIF table at the guild meetings. Take something and make up a quilt to give to our charities!

Carolyn has also donated additional UFOs and fabrics, along with stuffing, that would be great for smaller projects that we could sell at our annual quilt show's Silent Auction charity.  Holiday ornaments, stuffed toys, and miniature quilts could be made to support charitable works using these donations.  Brenda will bring in this second load of donated items to the January meeting. 

Thank you, Carolyn!

Erica Plank of Unseen Hands

Posted on September 13, 2014 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

We enjoyed hearing Erica's stories and seeing her work.  She briefly demonstrated her method for making cathedral window blocks; she led a workshop on Saturday on the same technique.

Trip to Hamilton MO

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Marci Hainkel, Pam Peugh, and Lougene Geary traveled to Hamilton to visit the Missouri Star Quilt Company on Wednesday, where quite by chance they met Brenda Pfannenstiel taking a rare day off work with her mother Ardis Pfannenstiel and her friend, Sally Haake.  Driving to Hamilton is easy, and doesn't take much more than an hour from the Northland of KC.  Jenny Doan has four retail shops on Davis Street, with two more scheduled to open later this year!  The fabric selection is extraordinary; patterns and notions are limited.  In a two-block area one can buy almost any kind of quilting fabric imaginable, no matter your preferred style.  Doan's shops have attracted quilters from all across the country, and Canada, since she became a YouTube celebrity.  She spoke at our guild meeting several years ago.

Our new President, Pam Palmer

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

New officers were installed at the July meeting.