– M Devine March 7, 2022 Last Wednesday, I put out a request for 8 ½ inch blocks in the colors of the Ukrainian flag for collection at the March 6 Guild meeting. A German International level quilter and teacher, Claudia Pfeil, had appealed for blocks to be sent to her in Germany for assembly … Continue reading Quilt Blocks for Ukraine
by Regina Hyatt In my fifties, I became so sick that my doctor refused to allow me to return to work. Suddenly I was at home, all day, alone, years before my planned retirement of 70. In the beginning, I was too ill to think of anything more than getting better. Thankfully, slowly, I improved, and … Continue reading Why I Joined Rebecca’s Reel Quilters
by Ellen Mortimer I’m at that point in my life where busting my substantial fabric stash has become a mission. I’ve bought very little new fabric this year, determined to use all the wonderful fabrics I’ve collected over many years. I’m always on the lookout for new ideas and patterns to make the piles grow … Continue reading Stashbuster Hero Among Us!
Maryann Devine, RRQ Member writes: For those of you participating in the Ribbon Challenge, the quilts need to have a facing rather than a binding. Collette Morris was kind enough to demonstrate how this is done at the August meeting with samples at each step shown at the right. Step 1 is to make a … Continue reading Facing the Ribbon Challenge